Why Wound Care? (WWC) was created by HMP Communications (HMP), the largest provider of wound care education in the United States.  HMP is committed to providing best-in-class wound care educational resources on a complimentary basis to help current nursing students get a head-start on a career in wound prevention and care.


To inform nursing students, recent graduates and nursing faculty about rewarding careers in wound care.


To increase the number of nurses who choose a career in wound care, so as to enhance safe, effective care for people with, or at risk for, wounds.


  • Provide nursing students and recent graduates with access to a wide variety of wound care resources.
  • Provide nursing faculty with educational resources and guidelines for integrating wound prevention and care into nursing curricula.
  • Provide nursing students, recent graduates, and nursing faculty with information about rewarding careers in wound care.