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Wound care treatment in today's healthcare environment is more challenging than ever. A wide variety of new treatment options, changing protocols and an ever-growing list of product choices can leave even experienced wound care specialists questioning which treatment path is best to follow.

Increase your confidence, effectiveness, and career opportunities with this Certificate Course in Wound Care. Whether you work in a nursing home, acute care, home health, hospice, or an outpatient wound setting, this comprehensive training will bring your practice up to today’s standards of care. Effectively assess and manage even the toughest wounds. You'll walk away with proper technique and product assessment with first–hand video demonstration!

Advance your wound care practice, improve your patient outcomes, and receive a Wound Care Certificate – register today!

Limited Time
Certificate Course in Wound Care:
Intensive Training with Clinical Lab Demonstration

Earn up to 14.5 CE hours from the comfort of your home.
Valued at $494.96
Today ONLY $299.99

Become a high-valued asset for your facility with these step–by–step video modules

Core Skills

Core Skills required to provide state-of-the-art care to wound care patients. You’ll gain the tools necessary to overcome everyday frustrations and challenges associated with assessing and treating common wounds; this includes learning when and how to use wound care products. In Core Skills, you'll receive clinical tips and strategies derived from evidenced-based research and extensive clinical experience.

After this module, you’ll be able to:

  • Explain core assessment skills of the skin and wound
  • Describe wound presentation with appropriate wound product
  • Evaluate etiology of wound per location, clinical history, and wound characteristics
  • Differentiate systemic vs. local wound infection
  • Describe the updated guidelines for skin tears
  • Evaluate etiology of wound per location, clinical history, and wound characteristics
Master Skills

Through the use of wound care teaching models you will learn proper wound assessment techniques. The Hands-On Clinical Lab will add a live, hands-on component to learning that will enhance your retention of skills and techniques covered. Practice identification, measurement and the applications of various products on life-like wound care models. These models provide a life-like simulation to allow for improved assessment of a wide variety of commonly seen wound care presentations, including all stages of pressure ulcers, tissue types, undermining, tunneling, fissure and surgical dehiscence.

After watching these teaching models, you'll be able to:

  • Distinguish at least 6 tissue types found in chronic wounds
  • Identify and differentiate at least 4 wound etiologies
  • Compare and contrast 6 terms used to document peri-wound status
  • Demonstrate accurate measurement and documentation of wounds, tunneling and undermining, according to the clock method, using a wound teaching model
  • Identify and categorize at least 7 dressing types, including the indications for use, precautions and contraindications
  • Develop an appropriate dressing/ treatment protocol for a wound, based upon exudate, wound status, and products discussed
First–Hand Demonstration
Using wound models, the hands-on video provides assessment skills by demonstrating proper technique and product assessment. You will see application demonstrations of most product categories- including more challenging applications of negative pressure wound therapy and compression wraps. 

This video provides an ongoing method of education for professionals, especially where the clinician must gain knowledge of various wound product options to fit the caregiver and living conditions.
  • Demonstrate and identify an appropriate wound assessment
  • Demonstrate accurate measurement of wounds and documentation of tunneling & undermining
  • Discuss indications, implementation, precautions for each wound product category
  • Establish a method for topical therapy triage using acronym DIWAMOPI to remember therapy triage goals

Limited Time Offer
Certificate Course in Wound Care:
Intensive Training with Clinical Lab Demonstration

Valued at $494.96
Today ONLY $299.99

 

 

 

Special Bonus! Register today and receive a BONUS Wound Care Pocket Guide (PDF Download) — an added value of $34.99!

 

 

Wound Care Pocket Guide: Clinical Reference
Kim Saunders, MSN/ED, CWON®, CFCN

The Wound Care Pocket Guide: Clinical Reference is an essential resource for providing optimal wound care treatment. Color photos and graphs are highlighted with detailed guide points for solutions and trouble-shooting.


Topics include:

  • Wound Base Assessment
  • Wound Healing Process
  • Infection
  • Types of Debridement
  • Product Consideration
  • Drainage Management
  • Surgical
  • Traumatic
  • Allergic & Autoimmune
  • Various Etiology
  • Arterial
  • Neuropathic
  • Venous Stasis
  • Moisture-Associated
  • Pressure Ulcers
 
About the Speaker
Fundamentals Kim Saunders has extensive experiences as a wound, ostomy, and continence nurse across a variety of settings, including acute care, hospice, home health and skilled nursing facilities. As a respected expert in her field, Kim evolved her practice to be able to more fully share her insights as co-owner of WOC Consulting, LLC. In this role, she consults with healthcare systems on a variety of challenges that develop related to wound, ostomy, and incontinence-associated dermatitis. Some of the special projects her knowledge has been sought for include: guiding standardization of wound care formularies and pressure-relieving device selections, as well as a myriad of other processes to standardize and improve upon existing skin and wound care delivery. Her wound care experience goes beyond trouble-shooting the most challenging of patient wounds. It also includes expertise regarding the increasingly important ability to incorporate cost-effective care and reimbursement considerations at the bedside.

Learn more about Kim Saunders

Learning that Fits Your Schedule:

1 Watch the videos at your own pace. You'll have unlimited access to all course materials.

 


2 Add the full video downloads to your reference library to reference again and again in the future.

 

3 Interact and collaborate with other professionals in the online community through chat boards and online forums. 

 

4 Complete your CE tests online and earn up to 14.5 hours of CE credit. You'll end the intensive Wound Care training with a certificate of professional recognition.

 

5Download everything in this series. It's yours to keep forever.

 

Register for this comprehensive training without risk. If you're not completely satisfied, please give us a call at 866-367-5697. We’re that confident that you'll find this learning experience to be all that's promised and more than you expected.

 

So, what happens next?

  • Register now for instant access and begin viewing the materials right away.
  • Start interacting with hundreds of other course attendees via message boards and community forums.
  • Complete the online CE tests when it's convenient for you to earn up to 14.5 CE hours. 

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Certificate Course in Wound Care:
Intensive Training with Clinical Lab Demonstration
Valued at $494.96
Today Only $299.99