This course is a hybrid of online learning + 1-day live classroom session to maximize student learning and minimize travel expenses. Nurses and physicians who take our wound care certification prep course should find themselves overprepared to sit for a wound certification exam.
The training package includes: a 15 credit hour study guide-based precourse, a study guide textbook (a $57 value), plus 10.5 hour classroom day with hands-on debridement. Students also receive a repeatable certification practice exam to prepare for the actual certification exam through the certifying organization of your choice.
The primary purpose of this wound care course is to educate in all disciplines on core anatomy, wound healing physiology, wound etiology and interventions.
The second purpose of the program is to review the major sanctioned and cutting-edge techniques and alternatives in advanced skin and wound care management principles.
The third purpose is to provide a course designed to prepare the learner for the major wound care certification exams in the marketplace today.
IMPORTANT NOTES: After attending this course you will not be certified in wound care - you will have completed the educational component as is required by many certifying organizations. If you are planning to sit for a wound certification exam please check with your certifying organization of choice prior to taking this or any course, to be sure that you meet their requirements to sit for a certification exam. Each certifying organization has their own criteria, and sometimes those criteria change without notice.
Note: This course is also a great refresher for those seeking wound care continuing education (CMEs/CEUs).
A certification practice exam. The practice exam is not graded and allows you take it as many times as you wish to prepare for your actual certification exam.
Chapter 1 from the study guide is not included as part of this online module educational content as it is purely introductory, covering only the process of becoming certified in wound care. Educational content for this online course begins with Chapter 2 of the study guide.
You can take this practice exam as many times as you need to prepare for your wound care certification exam. There is no time limit on your exam attempts. The exam is also not graded.
Learn wound care anatomy and classification; learn how to approach each patient with regard to their particular desired outcomes; learn how wounds heal; discuss the biochemical processes and bio-films.
Learn how to approach the wounded patient, taking a systematic approach.
Learn how to use bio-film in respect to chronic wound care.
Pressure injuries; practical aspects of wound care and hyperbaric medicine.
Learn the causes, disease processes; taking a systematic approach to wound management.
Learn how to identify and manage skin cancer and other diseases with skin manifestations.
A very broad overview of the mechanisms of action of HBO and how it is used with respect to the wounded patient.
Learn the appropriate application of different dressings, when to use and not to use certain dressings, what are the advantages/disadvantages of certain dressings.
Learn some of the other treatment options, not already discussed, that wound healers need to know to support patient's desired outcomes, such as: pneumatic compression pumps, hydrotherapy, electrical stimulation, ultrasound, and others.
The live course includes a debridement practicum that includes lecture and hands-on practicum, "Debridement: Learn How, When, and Why."
In the debridement practicum you will learn:
Jointly Provided: “This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society and Wound Care Education Partners. The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.”
Designation Statement. The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this live classroom course for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Full Disclosure Statement. All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by (name of responsible organization) are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant financial relationships will be made at the activity. UHMS Disclaimer: The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only. The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees
Licenses Eligible for Credits
Physician Credits (DO, MD): The UHMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
DPM Credits: The Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine approves this course for 10.5 credits.
Nursing Credits for license types: ARNP, CNS, LPN, RN, CNA. The Wound Care Reveiw Course is approved for 10.5 CE hours through the Florida Board of Nursing. Wound Care Education Partners is a Florida based company and a licensed CE Provider through the Florida State Board of Nursing and the CE is reciprocal for nurses in the United States. Florida nursing credits are reciprocal and approved for nurses within all states. Receiving credit for Florida providers is simple, attend the course and our staff will upload your credits directly to the Florida State database. For out of state credit, we provide all the necessary paperwork for you to file with the respective nursing board.
CHT, CHRN Credits: This course is categorized as Category B credits through NBDHMT.
|Name of Individual||Individuals Role in Activity||Name of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)||Nature of Relationship|
|Michael White, MD, MMM, CWS||Faculty/Planner/Author||None||None|
|Helen Gelly, MD, FACCWS, FUHM, FACHM, ABPM/UHM||Faculty/Planner/Author||None||None|
|Stacy Harmon (Required)||Planner/Reviewer||None||None|
|Tom Bozzuto, DO (Required)||Planner/Reviewer||None||None|
|Owen O'Neill, MD (Required)||Planner/Reviewer||None||None|
|J. Nicholas Vandemoer, MD||Planner/Reviewer||None||None|
|Ian Grover, MD||Planner/Reviewer||None||None|
Wound Care Education Partners