Radley Nichols, MD, Shannon Wound Care physician, is certified by the American Board of Wound Management as a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP).
This is an important accomplishment achieved through hours of hard work in preparation for the CWSP® Examination. Qualified candidates for certification in wound management are required to achieve a passing score on the examination in order to earn the designation CWSP®. Board certification in wound management is achieved only through a rigorous process by the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM). Those who become certified in wound management through the ABWM have earned the professional designation of CWSP® and are an elite group of healthcare professionals involved in wound management.
The Shannon Center for Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine is devoted to providing state-of-the-art inpatient and outpatient clinical wound care and hyperbaric medicine for chronic wounds. It is estimated that up to 7 million people in America suffer from chronic wounds. Our team of wound care specialists includes physicians, technicians and nurses trained in treating chronic wounds.
Established in 1995, the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) is dedicated to the multidisciplinary team approach in promoting the science of prevention, care and treatment of acute and chronic wounds. The primary function is to establish and monitor a national certification process, recognize competency, promote education/research, and elevate the standard of care across the continuum of wound management. Currently the ABWM has certified approximately 3,700 individuals nationwide with their three wound management designations.