WOUND CARE ACADEMY
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This online self-study course is designed to provide health providers with the most up-to-date tools to allow delivery of successful treatment plans for wound healing and will refresh you on the very basic form of clinical practice, which is tending the wounds of the patients.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to:
- Apply skin anatomy as to how it relates to wound healing.
- Will discover which patients are at risk to develop a pressure ulcer and will utilize the appropriate pressure ulcer preventive interventions.
- Give examples of the objectives of wound healing.
- Differentiate between the types of wounds.
- Distinguish the 6 stages of pressure ulcers.
- Incorporate wound assessment skills with thorough documentation of wounds.
INDIVIDUAL : $1000
GROUP : $800
This is a 12 week online course, with a post-program onsite skills check at our facility with the help of our WOC specialty nurse.
The overall purpose of this program are:
- To provide participants with common knowledge in the area of skin and wound management.
- To educate the participants in wound assessment and patient treatment plans in wound care.
- To build confidence to new nurses when they encounter patients and residents that require wound care.
- Describe factors involved in development of a pressure ulcer and interventions to prevent their occurrence.
- To discuss questions that is frequently ask in a calm and no pressure environment.
WHY CHOOSE WTA PROGRAM?
- Content of this program provides clear discussion of role limitations and importance of CWCN consultation for complex or non-responsive wounds.
- WTA program includes clinical competency training and testing
- Pricing is designed to provide affordable wound care education
Written by a WOCN and designed for RNs, LVNs, RTs and CNAs, this online class is for the understanding of the prevalence and proper evidenced-based care of Ostomies.
Ostomy surgery is the construction of an opening in the intestinal or urinary tract for the purpose of removing waste materials from the body.
- Cancer of the colon, bladder, or rectum.
- Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
- Urinary tract infections.
- Inherited conditions, such as familial adenomatous polyposis.
- Birth defects.
- Stab and gunshot wounds.
Upon completion of this course, the student is expected to:
- Define ostomy surgery.
- Enumerate conditions that may require ostomy surgery.
- Identify different type of stoma and their location.
- Demonstrate accordingly the basic pouching method.
- Perform proper ostomy care.