WOUND CARE NURSE CERTIFICATION

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. OWCN provides training opportunities, collaboration & consultation with wound care experts, and clinical & administrative support world wide. OWCN membership is free of cost and currently have thousands of members worldwide.

The Wound Care Nurse Certification Course (WCN-C) is a premier training program formulated to meet the basic educational needs of the nurses and other medical professionals working in different clinical settings. This course provides a comprehensive review about different types of wounds and management strategies currently utilized nationally. In addition; skills competency session provides each attendee with the hands-on experience needed to function as a wound care professional. Course participation will increase the knowledge, skills, ability and confidence of the attendees leading to improved patient outcomes.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • 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.
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. OWCN provides training opportunities, collaboration & consultation with wound care experts, and clinical & administrative support. 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.

TRAINING DETAILS

ADDRESS: 1420 VALWOOD PARKWAY, SUITE 170A
CARROLLTON, TEXAS 75006
PHONE: 972-584-7616
FAX: 214-853-5364
EMAIL: info@woundcarenurses.org

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

EDUCATIONAL CREDITS:
Participants will earn 6.0 contact hours of continuing education credits for attending and successfully completing the competency skills.

TRAINING SCHEDULE

January 20, 2018
February 17, 2018
March 17, 2018
April 14, 2018
May 19, 2018
June 16, 2018
July 21, 2018
August 18, 2018
September 15, 2018
October 6, 2018
November 17, 2018
December 8, 2018

TIME: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM