OSF Saint Francis Medical Center is pleased to announce Laura Youngman, APN ACNS-BC, has earned Certified Wound Specialist certification from the American Board of Wound Management.
Youngman, from Chillicothe, is the Advanced Practice Nurse and Assistant Manager of the OSF Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Center at the OSF Saint Francis Center for Health – Route 91 in Peoria.
The Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) board certification is a formal recognition of a master level knowledge and specialty practice in wound management. It is a prestigious and rigorous certification in wound care, and demonstrates a distinct and specialized expertise in the practice.
Youngman is the second member of the OSF Wound Clinic team to have the CWS certification, which elevates the facility to a higher level of patient care guided by evidence based practice.