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, WCC, 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.
WCEI founding partner Nancy Morgan has been a registered nurse for 20+ years and board certified in wound, ostomy and diabetic wounds.
Donna Sardina
RN, MHA, WCC, DWC, OMS
WCEI® Cofounder and Clinical Consultant
Donna has over 35 years of nursing experience, an extensive background in long-term care, and holds board certification in wound, ostomy and diabetic wounds. As a Registered Nurse, Donna also holds a master’s degree in Health Care Administration. She is a well-known editor in the field of wound care education, and is Editor-in-Chief of Wound Central. In addition to writing WCEI® education materials, she has authored several books and manuals on the topic of wound care.
Donna has over 35 years of nursing experience, an extensive background in long-term care, and holds board certification in wound, ostomy and diabetic wounds. As a Registered Nurse, Donna also holds a master’s degree in Health Care Administration. She is a well-known editor in the field of wound care education, and is Editor-in-Chief of Wound Central. In addition to writing WCEI® education materials, she has authored several books and manuals on the topic of wound care.
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.
Ann has an extensive background in wound care education, wound program management and legal issues.
Bill Richlen
PT, CWS, 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.
 
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.
 
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.
 
Dr. Wollheim has extensive experience in: wound care; medical-legal consulting; general and vascular surgery; and advanced science education.
Gail Hebert
RN, BS, MS, WCC, OMS
Clinical Instructor
Gail has been a registered nurse for over 35 years, and has practiced wound care for over two decades. She holds a BS and MS degrees in nursing and is board certified in wound and ostomy management through NAWCO®. Her energetic and enthusiastic presentation style makes learning easy and fun.
Gail has been a registered nurse for over 35 years, and has practiced wound care for over two decades. She holds a BS and MS degrees in nursing and is board certified in wound and ostomy management through NAWCO®. Her energetic and enthusiastic presentation style makes learning easy and fun.
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.
 
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.
 
Scott Batie
MPT, RPT, MEd, WCC, DWC, OMS
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.
Scott’s expertise includes advanced wound care and rehab management.
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