Online Certified Wound Care Market Specialist Course

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For Sales and Marketing Representatives: Gain a Competitive Edge with the Certified Wound Care Market Specialist Course and CWCMS® Exam

Looking to increase your organization’s revenue potential, enhance your customer base, and become more competitive? Transform your sales force into Certified Wound Care Market Specialists® through WCEI’s Wound Care Market Specialist Certification course.

Build your business by becoming a Certified Wound Care Market Specialist®

This self-paced online CWCMS® course, taught by an upbeat and dynamic presenter, is designed for sales and marketing professionals in the wound care industry.  Instructors teach sales teams to confidently build business through demonstrated knowledge in:
  • Best practices in wound care
  • The science behind healing wounds
  • Current standards in practice
Your sales staff will not only retain what they learn, they will be able to immediately put new skills into practice, and give your organization that competitive edge.  The benefits of taking our online course include:
  • Designed to allow the student to learn at their own pace over the 180-day access period
  • Ability to connect to the online learning system anywhere internet is available
  • Ability to start and pause course modules any time
  • Lessons keep you engaged to increase material retention
  • Eliminates travel time and expense

Certified Wound Care Market Specialist® (CWCMS®) Examination

National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® offers the CWCMS® certification examination at a computer-based testing facility managed and administered by PSI Services. To sit for the examination, you must meet eligibility requirements.  

Special Rate – Customized Training

Let WCEI® customize the skin and wound management course specifically for your sales, marketing, product development and engineering team.  With a minimum of 10 students, the course can be taken live in classroom or online. 
Or if you have a smaller group of two or more, we can offer a special tuition rate.  Students would participate in one of our public Skin and Wound Management course or the online course.

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Tuition Cost

Tuition Rate

$1,697 Individual Student

Examination fees: $380. After registering for the course, you will be directed to complete the exam application.

Group Code: A group code identifies a course tuition rate for an organization that has an agreement with WCEI®. The code is given to individuals associated with the organization who are taking a course. The code, if applicable, must be used when registering for the course.

Include with Tuition

  • Self-paced learning with access to course modules for 180-days
  • WCEI® Skin & Wound Management course workbook
  • Learning aides: glossary, sample questions and more
  • Pre-exam certification review (course review)
  • Board certification exam and fees
  • Exclusive access to resource materials
Schedule & Content


Once you start the initial online module, you have 90-days to complete all thirteen modules at your pace. National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® offers the CWCMS® certification examination at a computer-based testing facility managed and administered by PSI Services.

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  Adjunctive Therapies
  • 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.
What Others Say Matters
“I would absolutely recommend taking the wound care certification course. I thought I knew what I was doing before the course, but after the course, I was way more confident and I could just build on those skills after that. I don’t think anybody should be doing wound care without the certification. It just adds so much to your knowledge and confidence and knowing what you’re doing to treat the wounds. And since my colleague and both I got certified, our wound care rates are through the roof-- they’re just amazing!”
Tara Swan, FNP, WCC, Carroll County Memorial Hospital
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