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Skin and Wound Management Course Schedule

Onsite Course

Five-Day Course

Days 1 - 4 9:00AM - 4:30PM Classroom Training
Day 5 8:00AM - 11:00AM Board Certification Examination


Four-Day Course

Days 1 - 3 8:00AM - 5:00PM Classroom Training
Day 4 8:00AM - 11:00AM Board Certification Examination
 

Onsite Course Locations/Registration


Online Course

Once the initial online module is started, you have 90-days to complete all thirteen modules at your pace.  After completing the online Skin and Wound Management course, you can take the NAWCO® WCC® examination at a computer-based testing facilities managed and administered by PSI Services.

Online RegistrationComputer Requirements

Curriculum/Online Modules

  • Section 1     Principles of practice
  • Section 2     Skin and underlying structures
  • Section 3     Wound assessment
  • Section 4     Wound healing
  • Section 5     Wound bed preparation
  • Section 6     Nutrition
  • Section 7     Topical wound management
  • Section 8     Lower extremity ulcers
  • Section 9     Pressure ulcers
  • Section 10  Acute wounds
  • Section 11  Other wounds
  • Section 12  Therapeutic Interventions & Modalities
  • Section 13  Practice development

Learning Objectives

  • Discuss how standards of care, evidence-based practice and a multidisciplinary wound care team can affect clinical choices in wound management.
  • Discuss the basic anatomy and physiology of the skin.
  • Identify at least five parameters required for accurate wound assessment.
  • Identify pressure ulcer stages according to NPUAP guidelines.
  • Identify five factors which enhance or impede the wound healing process.
  • Explain four types of basic principles of wound bed preparation.
  • Identify three major components of a nutritional assessment for optimizing wound healing.
  • Identify four different categories for topical wound management.
  • Select treatment options based upon wound assessment, etiology and goal of wound care.
  • Differentiate arterial, neuropathic and venous ulcers in terms of causative factors, pathophysiology, appearance and principles of management.
  • Describe three factors involved in development of a pressure ulcer and interventions to prevent their occurrence.
  • Describe at least five interventions that optimize acute surgical wound healing.
  • Differentiate between wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of acute and traumatic wounds.
  • Differentiate types of burns and principles of management.
  • Select treatment options, and differentiate between wound etiologies and clinical manifestations of chronic, malignant and inflammatory wounds.
  • Discuss three adjunctive treatment modalities that enhance wound healing.
  • Discuss current multidisciplinary care approaches to wound care.
  • Discuss components required for accurate wound documentation.
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