Samantha is an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse and Board Certified Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Gerontology. Additionally, she is dual board certified in Wound Care by both the American Board of Wound Management as a Certified Wound Specialist (CWS) and by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing Certification Board as an Advanced Practice Certified Wound Care Nurse (CWCN-AP). She is also an RNFA (Registered Nurse First Assistant in Surgery), which allows a unique perspective and allows for further participation in the wound care continuum.
She is active in the Wound Care industry, serving as a clinical consultant and subject matter expert, in addition to contributing educational content to various industry publications. She has been member of WoundSource’s Editorial Advisory Board since 2018. Samantha has served on the American Board of Wound Management (ABWM) CWCA/CWS Examination Committees since 2013, and the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care’s Website Committee since 2014. She also a Clinical Advisor for WoundReference, Inc. - a new decision support platform for Wound Care and Hyperbarics.
Samantha’s clinical experience includes acute care, outpatient clinics, general and plastics/reconstructive surgery, and burn management. She is experienced in wound care consulting, and billing and coding. Samantha has an intense passion for caring for patients, and enjoys participating in causes that further the practice of skin and wound care, including educating medical professionals, patients and caregivers alike.