CERTIFIED WOUND CARE TECHNICIAN (WCT-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 Technician Certification (WCT-C) is a premier training program formulated to prepare individuals to work in different wound care clinical facilities. 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 Certified Wound Care Technician. 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 Technician Certified” (WCT-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 Technician: Assessment, Documentation, Infection Control, and Monitoring & Reporting.
  • 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 SCHEDULE

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 SCHEDULE

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

MA – Medical Assistant
NA – Nurse’s Assistant
EMT – Emergency Medical Technician
CMA – Certified Medication Aide
MT – Medical Technician
PCA – Patient Care Assistant

TRAINING DETAILS

ADDRESS: 13988 Diplomat Drive #100
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234
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.