Recertification Certified Wound Care Market Specialist Course
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Overview

Keep Your Sales Force Operating in Peak Form

Refresh your wound care knowledge and boost your results!  It's easier than ever to maintain your CWCMS® status through the Certified Wound Care Market Specialist® recertification course. There's no need to retake the exam - simply attend any week-long Skin and Wound Management course at an onsite location near you, or get your CWCMS® recertification online with 90-day access to our self-paced online training modules.

Having the most up-to-date information on standards of care sets you apart in your sales and marketing efforts. Stay in peak form by making your CWCMS® recertification a priority.

CWCMS® Certification Handbook  CWCMS® Code of Ethics

Course Content

Recertification Schedule

Onsite

Four-day Course

Days 1 - 4 9:00AM - 4:30PM Classroom Training

Three-day Course

Days 1 - 3 8:00AM - 5:00PM Classroom Training


Online Course

Once you start the initial online module, you have 90-days to complete all thirteen modules.  Recertifying by taking the WCEI® online Skin and Wound Management means you do not have to sit for the certification exam.
 

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  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 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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Recertification Tuition Rate

Examination fees: Fees are included in the tuition rate. 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 organizations who have 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.

Onsite Recertification Tuition Rate

$1,597  WCEI® Individual Alumni Rate

Include with Onsite Tuition

  • Onsite classroom training
  • WCEI® Skin & Wound Management course workbook
  • Learning aides: glossary, sample questions and more
  • Pre-exam certification review (course review)
  • Exclusive access to resource materials
  • Networking lunches (at most locations)


Online Recertification Tuition Rate

$600  WCEI® Individual Alumni Rate

Included with Online Tuition

  • Self-paced learning with access to course modules for 90-days
  • WCEI® Skin & Wound Management course workbook
  • Learning aides, including a glossary, sample questions and more
  • Pre-exam certification review (course review)
  • Exclusive access to resource materials
  • Live instructor tutoring available by appointment
*Note: Online recertification course includes 90-day online access, but course must be completed prior to certification expiration date to be valid for recertification.

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What Others Say Matters
 
“It means a lot for me to have that credential behind my name. It means that physicians, other nurses, they see me as an expert. I'm a go-to person now when it comes to all things wounds.”
Missy Wadford, RN, WCC, OMS, Wound Program Director, Sta-Home Health & Hospice
Jackson, MS
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