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Keep Your Clinical Knowledge Current for Lasting Results

Recertify the easy way by taking a WCEI® Skin and Wound Management course onsite or online. No test, no stress, no problem!

Maintain your competitive edge as a leader in wound care by recertifying your Wound Care Certified (WCC®) credential. It offers more than just the possibility for professional advancement. It’s an investment in your career and the lives of your patients.

Over time, new information and advances in the wound care field lead to improved standards of care and best practices.  The best way to maintain strong clinical results is by keeping your knowledge current.
 

Recertification by Training

If you take the onsite or online WCEI® recertification Skin and Wound Management course you do not have to sit for the exam.  You can take the course six months prior to your WCC® renewal date.

After registering for the onsite or online recertification course, you will receive instructions on how to complete the NAWCO® recertification application and pay the recertification fees.  NAWCO® will review your application and determine whether you meet eligibility requirements.

WCC® Recertification Exam Handbook
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 the initial online module is started, you have 90-days to complete all thirteen modules at your pace.
 

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 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


NAWCO® WCC® Recertification Fee: Fees are not included in the tuition rate.  After registering for the course, you will be directed to complete the NAWCO® recertification application and pay renewal fees.

Onsite Recertification Tuition Rate

$1,297  WCEI® Individual Alumni Rate

Included with Onsite Tuition

  • Onsite classroom training
  • 22.75 continuing education contact hours upon completion
  • WCEI® Skin and Wound Management course workbook
  • ​Tools, including a business tote bag, pen and highlighter
  • 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 90-days of access
  • 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
  • Live instructor tutoring available by appointment

Financial Options Cancellation Policy

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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