Accreditation Information

The main SAWC Fall conference offers a maximum of 13.5 hours of CME/CE credits.

A maximum of 4 additional CME/CE credit hours are offered through Industry-Supported Symposium (ISS) and a maximum of 8 additional CME/CE credit hours are offered through Pre-conferences. These events are not part of the official SAWC meeting programming and provide separate continuing education credits, which are outlined under each credit type below.

A maximum of 3 additional CME/CE credit hours are offered through the Post Conference titled "Valuable Clues for Solving Reimbursement Mysteries" taking place on Sunday, October 16, 2022 from 4:30 - 7:30pm. The Post Conference is available to attend as part of the SAWC Plus Package.

Intended Learners

This conference is designed for physicians, nursing professionals, physical therapists, researchers, scientists, podiatrists, and dietitians across all practice settings involved in wound healing or wound care issues. SAWC Fall provides attendees who study and treat wounds with state-of-the-art reviews of clinical problems and research information.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Employ an interdisciplinary approach to wound prevention and treatment
  • Explore cases of difficult-to-heal, complex, chronic, and atypical wounds in which current, emerging, and innovative wound healing therapies were used 
  • Review current, evidence-based guidelines for treatment and management of pressure injuries, diabetic foot ulcers, peripheral arterial, and venous disease, including surgical and non-surgical options
  • Identify changes in the healthcare system and reimbursement that will impact wound care providers across the continuum of care

Activity Overview

This educational conference will occur from October 13 - 16, 2022 at the Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas, NV.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full activity and submit a completed evaluation form. Participants who complete the evaluation online within 60 days of the live meeting will receive immediate documentation of credit.


JA_Commendation_Mark_2021_0.pngIn support of improving patient care, HMP Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education  (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


HMP Education designates the live activity SAWC General Session (general sessions, concurrent sessions, and post-conference) for a maximum of 13.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

HMP Education designates each live activity, Industry-Supported Symposium, for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

HMP Education designates each live activity, SAWC Pre-Conference, for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

HMP Education designates the live activity, SAWC Post Conference, for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


HMP Education has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria.

SAWC General Session (general sessions, concurrent sessions, and post-conference) is designated for 13.5 AAPA Category 1 credits.

Each Industry-Supported Symposium is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 credit.

Each SAWC Pre-Conference is designated for 4 AAPA Category 1 credits.

The SAWC Post Conference is designated for 3 AAPA Category 1 credits.

PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


The continuing nursing education live activity, SAWC General Session (general sessions, concurrent sessions, and post-conference), awards 13.5 contact hours.

Each Industry-Supported Symposium is designated for 1 contact hour.

Each continuing nursing education live activity, SAWC Pre-Conference, awards 4 contact hours.

Each continuing nursing education live activity, SAWC Post Conference, awards 3 contact hours.


American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.


HMP Education is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. HMP Education has approved this live activity for a maximum of 13.5 continuing education contact hours.

HMP Education has approved each Industry-Supported Symposium activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hour.

HMP Education has approved each live activity, SAWC Pre-Conference, for a maximum of 4 continuing education contact hours.

HMP Education has approved the live activity, SAWC Post Conference, for a maximum of 3 continuing education contact hours.


DieticianCompletion of this RD/DTR profession-specific or IPCE activity awards CPEUs (1 IPCE credit = 1 CPEU).

If the activity is dietetics-related but not targeted to RDs or DTRs, CPEUs may be claimed which are commensurate with participation in contact hours (One 60-minute hour = 1 CPEU).

RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Performance Indicator selection is at the learner’s discretion. 


HMP Education has applied for pre-approved accreditation in Nevada and Illinois. Please see a listing of approved states below as it applies to this activity. If you practice in any other state, please consult its PT Board.

Alabama – Alabama will honor any coursework relevant to the practice of Physical Therapy.

California –The Symposium on Advanced Wound Care, Fall conference for October 13 – 16, 2022 has been approved by the Medical Sciences Foundation for the requested 19.5 continuing education hours. The course approval number is #6625 with the PT California Board Approval agency and the certification for this course is valid for one year.  

Hawaii – The Board will accept continued competence courses in subjects related to either the professional practice of physical therapy or patient/client management from courses approved by another state or jurisdiction’s physical therapy board or is equivalent.

North Carolina – This activity is approved by the NCBPTE by virtue of approval by Texas.

North Dakota - All competence activities related to physical therapy sponsored by the APTA, State PT Associations, Medical/Educational institutions or certified by the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) are automatically approved as "certified activities”.

Oregon – SAWC Fall 2022 meets the requirements for 28.00 hours of continue competency in Oregon.

Texas: This activity has been approved by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners for 24.00 CCUs for PTs and PTAs.

Washington D.C. – This symposium has been pre-approved by the state of Washington DC. Attendees must submit this certificate and any other material into your designated state board in order to receive full approval.

Commercial Support

Commercial support has been received from the following: 3M Health Care, Medical Solutions Division, Bioventus, Cook Medical, Essity, Kerecis, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals, Melinta Therapeutics LLC, MTF Biologics, Organogenesis Inc, Urgo Medical North America, Urgo Foundation.

ADA Statement

HMP Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call (770) 751-7332 / (609) 371-1137.

Privacy Policy

HMP Education protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. HMP Education and our joint providers will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

HMP Education maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Copyright © 2022 by HMP Education. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from HMP Education.

Grievance Policy

Any participant wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a continuing education activity accredited by HMP Education may contact Samantha Conforti, Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance, by phone at (609) 371-1137, by email at, or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520. Ms. Conforti will review the grievance and respond within 30 days of receiving the complaint.

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Last updated September 27, 2022.