WOUND CARE PRACTITIONER CERTIFICATION (WCP-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 Practitioner Certification Course (WCP-C) is a premier training program formulated to meet the educational needs of the Advanced Practice 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 carry out wound care procedures as approved by the CMS. Course covers clear understanding of the role as a Wound Care Practitioner and includes comprehensive review of E/M codes, CPT codes and ICD 10 codes. 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.
  • Wound Care evaluation & management guidelines.
  • APRN Prescriptive authority and the Wound Care Practitioner role.
  • WCP-C Consultation and maintaining standard of care.
  • APRN Wound care billing & coding.
  • Skills Lab: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Dressing, Wound culture technique, Compression therapy and other CMS approved procedures.

TRAINING SCHEDULE

August 15, 2020 – In-Class Training
September 12, 2020 – Online Web Based Training
September 19, 2020 – In-Class Training
October 17, 2020 – Online Web Based Training
October 24, 2020 – In-Class Training
November 07, 2020 – Online Web Based Training
November 14, 2020 – In-Class Training
November 28, 2020 – Online Web Based Training
December 05, 2020 – In-Class Training

TIME: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

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

MA – Medical Assistants
RN – Registered Nurses
EMT – Emergency Medical Technicians
EMT-P – Paramedics

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.