VVGMC RN Receives National Award in Diabetic Wound Care


By Staff Reports

(Victorville) – Victor Valley Global Medical Center announced today that wound care nurse, Margarita “Rose” Villar, RN, BSN, WCC, received the esteemed National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® (NAWCO®) Wound Care Certified Outstanding Achievement Award in diabetic wounds.

Rose received this award in mid-September at the 9th annual WOW (Wild on Wounds) conference in Las Vegas, NV in the “Paying it FORWARD” general session and is one of only three award recipients in the United States for 2015. The annual WOW conference is attended by over 1,100 clinicians, students, and industry experts and Rose received her award in her work with diabetic wounds; with other recipient awards in wound care research and overall achievement. “The skill and expertise of our team is something in which we are very proud to share with our community.


Rose’s achievement serves to further recognize her abilities at the national level

The accomplishments of each winner clearly illustrate their leadership and knowledge of wound care. These winners demonstrate the same passion shared by over 19,000 Wound Care Certified WCCs across the United States. In addition to congratulating our winners, we also acknowledge and thank everyone who submitted nominations for this year’s awards,” said Debbie Dvorachek, President of the NAWCO® Board of Directors.


NAWCO® is a non-profit organization, dedicated to the advancement and promotion of excellence in wound and ostomy care through certification for nurses, therapists, and physicians. For more information, please contact Lovella Sullivan at 760.843.6355.

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