WCEI Skin and Wound Care Management Course

  • 08 Apr 2019
  • 12 Apr 2019
  • Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Pioneer Square

Become Board Certified in 5 Days!

This course offers an evidence-based approach to wound management to help clinicians stay current with the standards of care and legally defensible at bedside. The Wound Care Education Institute® (WCEI®) provides dynamic instructors who use engaging teaching methods proven to help students learn better and retain new material.

Course 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 5 parameters required for accurate wound assessment.
  • Identify pressure ulcer stages according to NPUAP guidelines.
  • Identify 5 factors which enhance or impede the wound healing process.
  • Explain 4 types of basic principles of wound bed preparation.
  • Identify 3 major components of a nutritional assessment for optimizing wound healing.
  • Identify 4 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 3 factors involved in development of a pressure ulcer and interventions to prevent their occurrence.
  • Describe at least 5 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 3 adjunctive treatment modalities that enhance wound healing.
  • Discuss current multidisciplinary care approaches to wound care.
  • Discuss components required for accurate wound documentation.

Registration - discount for HCAW Members!

 HCAW Members  $2,497

Included with your tuition:

  • Onsite classroom training
  • Continuing education contact hours upon completion (see Continuing Education Statements)
  • WCEI® Skin & Wound Management course workbook
  • Learning aides: glossary, sample questions and more
  • Tools: a business tote bag, pen, and highlighter
  • Pre-exam certification review
  • Exclusive access to resource materials
  • Networking lunches at most locations
  • Pre-course nutrition module for RD/RDN

Exam Application Fees
NAWCO® exam fee included in tuition rate. Use discount code when applying for exam.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received 30 days prior to the course and in writing by email to admissions@wcei.net, or fax 877-649-6021, or U.S. mail to WCEI, 25828 Pastoral Drive, Plainfield, IL 60585.

A $200 processing fee will be applied. Refunds will only be given within the policy described above.

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