WOUND CARE NURSE CERTIFICATION (WCN-C)
Organization of Wound Care Nurses (OWCN) was established in 2010 in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., for all Licensed Nurses practicing in different care settings. Organization of Wound Care Nurses (OWCN) provides training opportunities, collaboration & consultation with wound care experts, and clinical & administrative support world wide. Organization of Wound Care Nurses (OWCN) membership is free of cost and currently have thousands of members worldwide.
The Wound Care Nurse Certification Program (WCN-C) is a premier training program formulated to meet the needs of the Wound Care LVN/LPNs and RNs working in different clinical settings. This course provides a comprehensive review about the anatomy & physiology of the skin, wound bed management, treatment modalities and documentation of wounds. In addition; hands on skills competency session provides each attendee with the hands-on experience needed to function as Wound Care Nurse. Course participation will increase the knowledge, skills, ability and confidence of the attendees leading to improved patient outcomes. Upon successful completion of the program, all attendees will receive OWCN certification as a “Wound Care Certified Nurse” (WCN-C) title which is valid for (4) years and verifiable online at www.woundcarenurses.org.
- Anatomy & Physiology of the skin.
- Phases of wound healing.
- Classifications of wounds: Identification & Treatment.
- Wound Care Dressings: Properties & Uses.
- Debridement Modalities.
- Role of Wound Care Nurse / Wound Care Medical Assistant: Assessment, Documentation, Infection Control, and Consultation, Monitoring & Reporting.
- Skills Lab: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Dressing, Wound culture technique, Compression therapy and Aseptic dressing change technique.
August 14, 2021 – In-Class Training
August 21, 2021 – Online Web Based Training
September 18, 2021 – In-Class Training
September 25, 2021 – Online Web Based Training
October 09, 2021 – In-Class Training
October 23, 2021 – Online Web Based Training
November 06, 2021 – In-Class Training
November 20, 2021 – Online Web Based Training
December 04, 2021 – Online Web Based Training
TIME: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
ADDRESS: 1420 VALWOOD PARKWAY, SUITE 170A
CARROLLTON, TEXAS 75006
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
LVN/LPN – Licensed Vocational Nurses
RN – Registered Nurses
APRN – Advanced Practice Nurses
PT / PTA – Physical Therapist
PA – Physician Assistants
HOW TO REGISTER
To register for the course, please visit Advanced Health Institute
Participants will earn 8.0 contact hours of continuing education credits for attending and successfully completing the competency skills.