About WCEI

Meet the WCEI® Clinical Instructors

At WCEI®, we deliver world-class wound care training. Our top-notch, credentialed wound care instructors represent various health care disciplines and diverse settings, and they bring with them the most current educational research, materials and products from their own clinical practices and our programs.

Instructors adhere to the WCEI® teaching philosophy of: driving knowledge down to the bedside level; making wound care training accessible to all qualified health care professionals; and making the experience useful, practical, dynamic, interesting, fun and beneficial.
Nancy Morgan
RN, BSN, MBA, WOC, DWC, OMS
WCEI® Cofounder and Clinical Consultant
It was Nancy’s entrepreneurial spirit that led her to co-create the Wound Care Education Institute® (WCEI®).  She has been a registered nurse for over 20 years and is board certified in wound, ostomy and diabetic wounds.  She is a dynamic public speaker and international presenter whose motivational teaching style has inspired health care professionals across the nation and around the world. 
Disclosure: Nancy Morgan, RN, BSN, MBA, WOC, WCC, DWC, OMS WCEI® Cofounder and Clinical Consultant, has declared no relevant conflict of interest that relates to this educational activity. 
WCEI founding partner Nancy Morgan has been a registered nurse for 20+ years and board certified in wound, ostomy and diabetic wounds. Disclosure: Nancy Morgan, RN, BSN, MBA, WOC, WCC, DWC, OMS WCEI® Cofounder and Clinical Consultant, has declared no relevant conflict of interest that relates to this educational activity. 
Ann Avery
Ann Avery RN, CWCN, LNC, WCC
Clinical Instructor
Ann has an extensive background in wound care education, wound program management and legal issues.  Her motivational teaching style delivers enhanced wound knowledge to health care professionals across the nation.

Disclosure: Ann Avery RN, CWCN, LNC, WCC, Clinical Instructor with WCEI®, has declared no relevant conflict of interest that relates to this educational activity.

Ann has an extensive background in wound care education, wound program management and legal issues.

Ann Avery has declared no relevant conflict of interest that relates to this educational activity.

Bill Richlen
PT, WCC, DWC
Clinical Instructor
A Licensed Physical Therapist, Bill has experience in advanced wound care consultations in long-term care, outpatient, skilled rehabilitation and home health. He has served as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students, been the Director of several large rehabilitation departments, and has been providing multi-disciplinary wound care education to nurses and therapists for over 17 years. His expertise in diverse settings enhance his role as a clinical instructor. Bill’s dynamic and captivating teaching style keep’s attendee’s attention throughout the course.
Disclosure: William Richlen, PT, WCC, DWC is owner of Infinitus, LLC, a wound care solutions company. He disclosed that he is a speaker and independent contractor for Anacapa Technologies.
A Licensed Physical Therapist, Bill has experience in advanced wound care consultations in long-term care, outpatient, skilled rehabilitation and home health. He has served as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students, been the Director of several large rehabilitation departments, and has been providing multi-disciplinary wound care education to nurses and therapists for over 17 years. His expertise in diverse settings enhance his role as a clinical instructor. Bill’s dynamic and captivating teaching style keep’s attendee’s attention throughout the course. William Richlen disclosed that he is a speaker and independent contractor for Anacapa Technologies.
Don Wollheim
MD, FAPWCA, WCC, DWC
Clinical Instructor
Dr. Wollheim is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.  He has 25+ years of experience in general/vascular surgery and wound care, as well as extensive experience in medical-legal consulting and teaching college advance science courses.  His teaching style includes emphasizing the fundamental concepts of wound care, incorporating additional visual aids, and utilizing clinical scenarios during his presentations.  He is the lead instructor for the Diabetic Wound Certified® (DWC®) course and is also on the Editorial Advisory Boards of Wound Care Advisor and Wound Central® electronic journals. Disclosure: Don Wollheim, MD, FAPWCA, WCC, DWC, Clinical Instructor and Owner of Implexus Wound Care Service LLC, has declared no relevant conflict of interest that relates to this educational activity.
Dr. Wollheim has extensive experience in: wound care; medical-legal consulting; general and vascular surgery; and advanced science education. Don Wollheim has declared no relevant conflict of interest that relates to this educational activity.
Joy Hooper
RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC
Clinical Instructor
As an RN with over 20 years of wound and ostomy care experience, Joy has practiced in a variety of hospital and home care settings. She is a successful nurse entrepreneur, and is board certified by the WOCN as a CWOCN, and by the NAWCO® as a WCC and OMS. Her informal and down-to-earth teaching methods enable students to learn easily in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Joy is the lead instructor of our Ostomy. 
Disclosure: Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC, Clinical Instructor and Owner, MedicalCraft, LLC has disclosed that she is on the advisory committee for Safe n Simple and owner of Apronsbyjoy.
As an RN with over 20 years of wound and ostomy care experience, Joy has practiced in a variety of hospital and home care settings. She is a successful nurse entrepreneur, and is board certified by the WOCN as a CWOCN, and by the NAWCO as a WCC and OMS. Her informal and down-to-earth teaching methods enable students to learn easily in a relaxed and enjoyable environment. Joy is the lead instructor of our Ostomy.
Disclosure: Joy Hooper, RN, BSN, CWOCN, OMS, WCC, Clinical Instructor and Owner, MedicalCraft, LLC has disclosed that she is on the advisory committee for Safe n Simple and owner of Apronsbyjoy.
Scott Batie
MPT, RPT, MEd, WCC, DWC
Clinical Instructor
As a Licensed Physical Therapist with years of teaching and wound care experience, Scott brings expertise in advanced wound care, rehab management and staff development. With a master’s degree in Education, he provides a stimulating and enjoyable learning experience.

Disclosure: Scott Batie, MPT, RPT, MEd, WCC, DWC, Clinical Instructor with WCEI® and Independent Consultant, has declared no relevant conflict of interest that relates to this educational activity.

Scott’s expertise includes advanced wound care and rehab management. Scott is an Independent Consultant and has declared no relevant conflict of interest that relates to this educational activity.
Denise Richlen
PT, WCC, DWC
Clinical Instructor
Denise is a Licensed PT with extensive experience in Wound Care, Diabetic Issues and  Lymphedema Treatment.  She has worked for 30+ years in management, education and wound care mentoring in the SNF/ LTC, Acute Care, Home Health and Private Practice settings. 

Disclosure: Denise Richlen PT, WCC, DWC, Clinical Instructor with WCEI® and Independent Consultant with Infinitus LLC, a wound care solutions company. Infinitus is an independent contractor of Anacapa Technologies.

Denise is a Licensed PT with extensive experience in Wound Care, Diabetic Issues and  Lymphedema Treatment.  She has worked for 30+ years in management, education and wound care mentoring in the SNF/ LTC, Acute Care, Home Health and Private Practice settings. 
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