WOUND CARE TECHNICIAN CERTIFICATION (WCT-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 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 wound care technician. 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.

TRAINING SCHEDULE

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.