Onsite Skin and Wound Management Course
Overview
Tuition Cost
Schedule & Content
What Others Say Matters
Overview

Advanced Clinical Knowledge That Inspires And Changes Lives

Our wound care programs do more than just prepare you for the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® (NAWCO®) Wound Care Certified (WCC®) board certification examination. They help you build advanced clinical knowledge that leads to long-lasting benefits - for yourself and your patients.  You can also receive continuing education contact hours through additional cutting-edge seminars, webinars and research opportunities.

Onsite Skin and Wound Management Course

This onsite classroom course prepares you for the WCC® exam, and reinforces knowledge with real-world, practical skin and wound management training that can be used in your practice immediately. Become an expert in current standards of care in the classroom, and continuously improve with access to alumni resources and best practices from clinicians across the country.

Onsite Classroom Learning

The curriculum is designed and taught by WCC® certified instructors that are dynamic, highly energetic and interactive in the classroom environment. The benefits of taking our onsite course include:

  • Quiet, dedicated time out of the office to really focus on wound care training

  • Real, practical and hands-on use of new tools and techniques

  • Opportunities to tackle subjects and questions outside of the standard course training

  • Networking with other learners, sharing experiences and social interaction

  • Valuable feedback from the trainer and others in the group

Wound Care Certified (WCC®) Examination

Interested in sitting for the WCC® certification examination? After registering for the course, you will receive instructions on how to complete the NAWCO® exam application and pay exam fees.  NAWCO® will review your application and determine whether you meet eligibility requirements.  The WCC® examination, proctored by the NAWCO®, is offered on the final day of the onsite classroom course.

Can’t Find a Course Near You?

With a minimum class size of 10, WCEI® can bring a certification course right to your own facility, where you can include fellow healthcare providers and make the course a community event.

WCC® Candidate Exam Handbook

Tuition Cost

Tuition Rate

$2,797 Individual Student

Examination fees: Fees are not included in the tuition rate. After registering for the course, you will be directed to complete the exam application and pay any exam fees.

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.

Included with Tuition

  • Onsite classroom training
  • 22.75 continuing education contact hours upon completion
  • WCEI® Skin and 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)
  • ​Tools: a business tote bag, pen and highlighter

Financial Options Cancellation Policy
Schedule & Content

Schedule

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


Curriculum

  • 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.
What Others Say Matters
 
“The credentials are important to me, because it means that I've have earned the respect of my peers and the doctors. It also has increased my pay.”
Judy Gallien, LPN, WCC, CWCA, OMS
Daytona Beach, FL
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