1. Section Editor(s): Hess, Cathy Thomas BSN, RN, CWOCN

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* Grandfathering pathway closing. The grandfathering pathway for podiatrists to become members of the American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA) will close June 16, 2003. After this date, podiatrists who want to join APWCA may have to submit letters of recommendation and patient cases that demonstrate the applicant's experience in wound care. In addition, applicants may have to pay fees associated with reviewing any additional material that is submitted.


* Annual Symposium. APWCA's 2003 Annual Symposium, on Wound Care and the Related Sciences will be held March 27 to 29, 2003, at the Hilton Philadelphia Airport Hotel, Philadelphia, PA. For more information about the symposium, see APWCA's newsletter, Synergy, featured in this issue.


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