WOUND CARE NURSE CERTIFIED (WCN-C)

Organization for Wound Care Nurses and Allied Healthcare Professionals (OWCNAHP) is committed to providing Board Certification for all healthcare providers through evidenced based training programs and hands on skills competencies, while maintaining the highest standards of continuing medical & nursing education.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The Wound Care Nurse Certification Course (WCN-C) is a premier training program formulated to meet the basic educational needs of the licensed nurses 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 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 OWCNAHP certification as a “Wound Care Certified Nurse” (WCN-C) title which is valid for (4) years and verifiable online at www.woundcarenurses.org.

COURSE OBJECTIVE

  • Anatomy & Physiology of the skin.
  • Phases of wound healing.
  • Classifications of wounds: Identification & Treatment.
  • Wound Care Dressings: Properties & Uses.
  • Types of Wound Debridement.
  • Role of Wound Care Nurse: Assessment, Documentation, Infection Control, and Consultation, Monitoring.
  • Skills Lab: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Dressing, Wound culture technique, Compression therapy, Aseptic dressing change technique, Circulation assessment utilizing Doppler and wound measurement technique.

CLASSROOM WORKSHOP SCHDULE

January 15, 2022
February 19, 2022
March 12, 2022
April 16, 2022
May 14, 2022
June 11, 2022
July 16, 2022
August 13, 2022
September 17, 2022
October 08, 2022
November 19, 2022
December 03, 2022

TIME: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

COURSE FORMAT

One Day Onsite/Classroom Workshop
Involves lectures, interactive demonstrations and hands-on skills training.

One Day Virtual Workshop / Live Session
Involves lectures, interactive learning and visual training.

VIRTUAL WORKSHOP SCHDULE

January 21, 2022
February 26, 2022
March 19, 2022
April 23, 2022
May 21, 2022
June 25, 2022
July 23, 2022
August 20, 2022
September 24, 2022
October 22, 2022
November 26, 2022
December 10, 2022

TIME: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

LVN/LPN – Licensed Vocational Nurses
RN – Registered Nurses

TRAINING DETAILS

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

HOW TO REGISTER

To register for the course, please visit Advanced Health Institute

EDUCATIONAL CREDITS:
Participants will earn 8.0 contact hours of continuing education credits for attending and successfully completing the competency skills.