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Requirements for Advanced Level Providers interested in taking the SWOC-S Exam are the following:

  1. Valid professional license

    • Medical Doctors (MDs), Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine (DOs), Physician Assistants (PAs) and Nurse Practitioners (NPs)

    • The license must be in good standing with the state board.

  2. Completion of a minimum of 14 CME hours in skin, wound, and ostomy care education with courses approved by state medical boards and 3 or more years of clinical wound care experience.


Eligibility requirements for the SWOC-S exam will be examined on a yearly basis to evaluate the efficacy and overall competence of SWOC-S Advanced Level Provider.

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