Posts Tagged ‘Diabetic Ulcers’

Diabetic Ulcers – Identification and Treatment

Monday, October 27th, 2014
Gail Hebert RN, BS, MS, CWCN, WCC, DWC, OMS, LNHA, Clinical Instructor

Gail Hebert RN, BS, MS, CWCN, WCC, DWC, OMS, LNHA, Clinical Instructor

Don’t miss this energetic webinar brought to you by Wound Care Education Institute®:  Another popular session recorded from the Wild On Wounds National Conference and providing continuing education credit.

Chronic foot ulcers in patients with diabetes cause substantial morbidity and may lead to amputation of a lower extremity and mortality. Accurate identification of underlying causes and co-morbidities are essential for planning treatment and approaches for optimal healing. In this one-hour recorded session, Gail Hebert will review evidence-based approaches for identification and treatment of chronic neuropathic, neuro-ischemic and ischemic diabetic foot ulcerations.

Wound Care Education Institute is featuring various webinars on topics from this years’ conference.  TO REGISTER CLICK HERE or visit www.wcei.net/webinars.

 

Wound & Skin Management Course and NAWC Certification Examination, Jamaica NY, January 14-17, 2010

Sunday, January 3rd, 2010

Our Wound & Skin management Course and NAWC Certification Examination will be offered in Jamaica NY on January 14-17, 2010.
It will be held at Doubletree JFK 135-30 140 St, Jamaica, NY 11436

Our Skin and Wound Management Course is designed to provide participants with the best practices in wound care, the science behind healing wounds, and the most current standards of practice. At the end of the course, for those that pursue wound certification the National Alliance of Wound Care® provides the WCC® exam.

Become Wound Care Certified with WCEI’s Wound Care Course

Or just simply take the course for your own knowledge and benefit. Our wound certification course is an informative and empowering week for anyone interested in learning more about healing wounds.

Individuals who are not eligible for wound care certification may also attend the course. Wound-related product sales representatives or other non-clinicians can gain valuable insight into the business and science of wound care, thus giving them an edge over their competition.

Wound Care Certification
WCEI’s Skin and Wound Management Course meets the pre-requisite requirement for the National Alliance of Wound Care® (NAWC®) certification exam. Eligible participants are given the option to take the wound examination onsite. Please click here to view the requirements for wound care certification.

The Wound Care Certification Exam
The NAWC® Wound Care Certification Examination is administered at the conclusion of the course for those who meet the eligibility requirements to sit for the certification exam. The test is administered by NAWC – the National Alliance of Wound Care.


The Advantages of Wound Care Certification

* Earning a wound specialist certification offers many advantages and benefits including:
* Increased consumer/patient confidence
* Feelings of pride, self-satisfaction and confidence for the certified wound specialist
* Enhanced career opportunities and accelerated career advancement including higher pay levels
* Professional acknowledgement, recognition, and respect

“Being certified has made a great difference in my professional life!”

–Deb Hans, RN, WCC®, Loxahatchee, FL

Course Atmosphere

The Skin and Wound Management Course is taught in a fun, relaxed and professional environment. The classes are upbeat, positive, high energy, and designed specifically for health care professionals. Classes are interactive to maintain participants’ energy and interest levels; and all of the instructors are dynamic presenters who use lots of visuals, a variety of learning styles, interesting examples and humor as part of their instruction styles. We promise you won’t be bored.

Here’s what one satisfied participant had to say about WCEI’s wound care certification program:

“Thanks for such a great experience. … The classes were never boring; there was always something new that I was learning. Excellent, Excellent, Excellent! ”

–Sue Tredenick, LPN, WCC®, Lansdowne, PA

WCEI’s Skin and Wound Management Course is a four or five-day wound care training seminar consisting of classroom training.

For 5-Day Class Sessions

Days 1-4

Concentrated all-day wound care training sessions
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Day 5
NAWC® Wound Care Certification Examination 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM (Administered by National Alliance of Wound Care®) following WCEI’s wound care training.

4-Day Class sessions vary and may be customized to meet group needs.


Wound Care Training Course — Curriculum

Anatomy & Physiology
Anatomy/Physiology of Skin
Physiological Process of Wound Healing

Wounds
Wound Assessment – Etiology – Characteristics
Wound Management Interventions
Wound Bed Preparation
Arterial, Vascular, and Diabetic Ulcers
Special Wound Care Needs
Adjunctive Treatment Modalities
Nutritional Management
Bacterial Burden
Continuity of Care

Professional/Legal
Evidence-based Practice Guidelines
Change, Conflict Management, Communication
Patient/Family Education
National Health Care Issues
Legal/Ethical Aspects, Quality of Care Issues
Cost Management/Budgeting
Professional Responsibilities
Resource Utilization
Wound Care Team
Coordination of Services – Multidisciplinary Approach

Our wound care training is practical, valuable, interesting, fun, high-energy and interactive. Taught by top-notch, up-beat, high-energy instructors, the classes are specifically designed to hold the interest and maintain the energy level of health care professionals used to being active in their jobs.

You can Register Here for the Wound & Skin Management Course and NAWC Certification Examination