Welcome to the OPEN registration page for Wound Care Certification Basic Training and Review Course in North Palm Beach, FL!
Are you seeking certification in wound care?
Or are you seeking CMEs or CEUs in wound care?
If YES, this course is for you!
Students who take this online course + use the included study guide might find themselves to be overprepared to sit for a wound certification exam with organizations such as wound American Board of Wound Management (ABWM), American Professional Wound Care Association (APWCA), CWCN, National Alliance of Wound Care (NAWC), and others.
(Note: This course is also a great review for those seeking CMEs/CEUs in wound care)
Date: July 26, 2019
Credit hours: 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Eligible license types: MD, DO, RN, LPN, CNS, ARNP, CRT, RRT, RCP
Times: 8:00am - 7:00pm
- 10.5 hours of classroom-based learning through the Wound Care Review course
- 9 lecture modules
- Debridement-specific lecture + hands on practicum
- A final exam
- Certificate of course completion
- Wound Care Certification Study Guide, 2nd Edition, a professional published 350-page study guide that includes a post-course exam complete with answers and explanations.
- Module 1: Wounds... Disruption of Skin Integrity
- 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.
- Module 2: Wound Evaluation, Assessment, and Documentation
- Learn how to approach the wounded patient, taking a systematic approach.
- Module 3: Bio-film and the Chronic Wound
- Learn how to use bio-film in respect to chronic wound care.
- Module 4: Pressure Ulcers: The Wound Previously Known as Decubitus
- Pressure injuries; practical aspects of wound care and hyperbaric medicine.
- Module 5: Management of Lower Extremity Ulcers
- Learn the causes, disease processes; taking a systematic approach to wound management.
- Module 6: Skin Cancer & Other Diseases with Skin Manifestations
- Learn how to identify and manage skin cancer and other diseases with skin manifestations.
- Module 7: HBO & The Walking Wounded
- A very broad overview of the mechanisms of action of HBO and how it is used with respect to the wounded patient.
- Module 8: Selecting the Right Dressing: Major Dressing Classifications
- Learn the appropriate application of different dressings, when to use and not to use certain dressings, what are the advantages/disadvantages of certain dressings.
- Module 9: Other Modalities and Debridement Used in Wound Management
- 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.
Debridement Module and Hands-On Practicum
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:
- Methods of debridement
- When a wound may need debridement
- Safety concerns related to debridement
The hands-on practicum that follows the lecture will allow you to gain hands-on practice with debridement tools and techniques.
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.
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 enduring material for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. 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 Wound Care Education Partners 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.
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.
Name of Individual: Michael White, MD, MMM, CWS
Individuals Role in Activity: Faculty/Planner/Author
Name of Commercial Interest (If Applicable): None
Nature of Relationship -------
A lite breakfast and lunch will be provided by the host facility for each of the course days. No additional fee is required.
Palm Beach International (PBI)
Approximately 16 miles (20 minute drive) from the course location. Car rentals, taxis, and ride share services are all available. Click here for ground transportation information.
Hampton Inn Jupiter/Juno Beach Click here to visit their website.
Holiday Inn Express North Palm Beach Click here to visit their website.
Best Western Plus Windsor Gardens Hotel & Suites Click here to visit their website (nearest to the classroom)
Reasonably priced restaurants are within walking distance of the hotel.
If you are looking to avoid rental car cost you might want to consider the following:
- Go Airport Shuttle goairportshuttle.com
- Uber https://get.uber.com (estimates from Uber are coming in as follows: to/from our office/hotel are coming in at $5-$7 each way; estimates to/from PBI airport to/from hotel are coming in at $16-$21)
- Taxi. Taxi will be the most expensive.
Where to Report for Class
The class will be held at the Wound Care Education Partners main office. Address is 631 US Highway 1, Suite 307, North Palm Beach, FL.
Park in any spot that is not numbered around the perimeter of the building. Do not park in the parking garage. Parking is free. Enter through the main building doors and proceed to the elevator. Go to the third floor, suite #307.
Jaclyn Mackey, Director of Operations
Or, Andrew Sisko, Head of Customer Service
Live Course Cancellation Policy for North Palm Beach, FL Classroom
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