Posts Tagged ‘Skin and Wound Management Course’

Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

Anasept Gel

Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel

Product Feature: Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel

Anasept® Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel is indicated
for use by Health Care Professionals in the
management of wounds:

  • Partial to full thickness
  • Infected wounds from mild to moderate exudate:
  • Pressure ulcers (Stage I-IV)
  • Cuts and abrasions
  • Surgical incisions/wounds
  • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • First and second degree burns
  • Venous stasis ulcers
  • Grafted wound or donor sites Intact and/or irritated skin

HOSPITAL AND PROFESSIONAL USE ONLY

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION:
Anasept Antimicrobial skin and wound Gel is a clear,
amorphous, isotonic hydrogel wound dressing that helps
maintain moist wound enviroment that is conductive to healing,
by either absorbing wound exudate  or donating moisture while
delivering broad spectrum antimicrobial sodiumhypochlorite.
Anasept Gel inhibits the growth of microorganisms, such as
staphlyococcus aureus, psuedomonas aeruginosa,
Escherichia  coli, proteus mirabilias, serratia marcescens,
Acinetobacter baumannii, methicillin resistant staphylococcus
aureus (MRSA), and Vancomycin resistant Enterococcus
faecalis (VRE) that are commonly found in wound bed, as well
as, fungi such as candida albicans and aspergillus niger.

Safety:
Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel has been subjected
to rigorous safety and toxicological evaluations to comply with
FDA regulations at an independent FDA registered testing
facility and shown to meet all criteria for safe use.
• Modified Skin Irritation Study(FSHA method- 7 day exposure
with repeated insult to intact and abraded skin)

  • Cytotoxicity (USP Agar diffusion test)
  • Systemic Toxicity (USP)
  • ISO Sensitization Study

CLINICALLY TESTED:
Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Cleanser, the liquid
version of Anasept Antimicrobial Skin and Wound Gel is
clinically proven to reduce wound bioburden levels and improve
the rate of healing.

Economical:
Substantial savings over silver based wound dressings and
gels.

Warnings:
External Use Only. Discontinue use if redness or irritation
develops.
Do Not Use in the eyes or apply over large areas of the body.

For more information about Anasept or other treatment products, please visit http://www.woundcentral.com

For more information about  Wound Care Certification or WCEI‘s Skin and Wound Management Course, please visit http://www.wcei.net

Upcoming Skin and Wound Management Courses

Sunday, August 29th, 2010

The Wound Care Education Institute will be conducting a Skin and Wound Management Course in the upcoming cities on :
Thursday, September 09, 2010 – Sunday, September 12, 2010

Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore
5300 W Touhy Ave
Skokie, IL 60077

Friday, September 10, 2010 – Monday, September 13, 2010

Northeastern Ohio Universities
Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy
4209 State Route 44
Rootstown, OH 44272

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.  Click here to view our detailed course curriculum.

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

Course Content

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.

Here’s what one WCEI wound care training participant had to say about our course:

“The course was superbly organized, information presented in excellent and interactive way. The atmosphere was friendly and supportive. I am very pleased with everything and will sincerely recommend the course to my colleagues.”

–Mario Skobic, MD, WCC®, LaCross, WI

To Register for our Skin and Wound Management Course upcoming dates and locations Click HERE

Show your WCC Pride

Monday, August 23rd, 2010

So you went through the Skin and Wound Management Course offered by the Wound Care Education Institute! Then, you completed and passed the examination by the National Alliance of Wound Care.  Congratulations! You are now a WCC! How are you using the knowledge that you gained from taking the course? Are you on the Wound Care Team at your facility? Are you a Wound Care Consultant or a Representative for your company that fosters wound care excellence?

What does it mean to you to have earned your WCC Credential?

Are you branding yourself as your facility’s Wound Care Certified ‘go to person’? Why not show off your WCC credential with your very own WCC shirt, WCC patch or WCC Pins?

For more information about Wound Care Certified Shirts, Pins and Patches, please visit WoundCentral.com

If you are interested in becoming wound care certified, check out WCEI’s Skin and Wound Management Course

Wound Photos Resource

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Wound Central

As Wound Care Certified professionals, one of our responsibilities is to educate our patients and peers as well as staying informed. In a series of upcoming blog posts, Wound Care Resources Series, we will be sharing information about available resources to our Wound Care Certified and Health Care provider community.

Today we will be sharing information about a Wound Photo CD Resource that is available through WoundCentral.com. This CD is filled with various images of wounds and skin conditions for use in educational and training programs. On this CD you will find images of pressure ulcers, lesions, venous and arterial wounds, diabetic wounds and close up pictures of tissue types. This CD is a great for adding visual reinforcement to you educational activities.

The Wound Photo CD has over 150 photographic images in high quality JPEG Format. All images can be downloaded into other programs or printed. This is perfect for Powerpoint Presentations.

Image Categories include:

  • Skin Lesions
  • Lower Extremity Wounds
  • Tissue Types
  • Surgical Wounds
  • Tissue Types
  • Other Wounds
  • Miscellaneous

You can find more information about this Wound Photo CD or purchase this resource at WoundCentral.com

For more information about becoming Wound Care Certified and our Skin and Wound Management Course, please visit http://www.wcei.net/course_info

Lymphedema Understanding the Disease and the Role of the Wound Care Specialist in Delivering State of the Art Therapy

Monday, August 16th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Lymphedema Understanding the Disease and the Role of the Wound Care Specialist in Delivering State of the Art Therapy will be presented by Steve Norton, Executive Director, Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy. Matawan NJ

Understanding lyphedema is critical for the successful delivery of state of the art lymphedema therapy. This two part session will focus on the attributes of lymphatic anatomy which contribute to its unique function, the role of lymphatic system in edema management, the charcteristics, and types of lymphedema and differentiation of this disease from others that cause swelling.

For more information about the Wild on Wound National Conference or to register, please check out http://www.wcei.net/wow-conference

For more information about the Wound Care Education Institute and their Skin and Wound Management Course, please visit http://www.wcei.net/course_info

The Lower Extremity Understanding its Arterial Insufficiencies and Lesions

Friday, August 13th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, The Lower Extremity Understanding its Arterial Insufficiencies and Lesions will be presented by Don Wolheim M.D., WCC, FAPWCA, Implexus Wound Care Service LLC, WCEI Instructor.

This presentation will review the pathophysiology diagnosis and the theory behind the therapy for arterial lesions of the lower extremity, including discussion of etiology frequency and the risk factors for Arterial Insufficiency Lesions We’ll focus on the history and physical examination and discuss non-invasive diagnostic studies that are available along with potential vascular therapy and palliative options

Podoconiosis African Adventures in Wound Care and Lymphedema Treatment

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Podoconiosis: African Adventures in Wound Care and Lymphedema Treatment will be presented by Robyn Bjork MPT, WCC, CLT

Evre dream of making a global difference with your wound care skills? Your help is desperately needed in the remote villages in Ethiopia. Robyn Bjork shares her African adventures as she struggles to develop a wound care program for 100,000 Ethiopians afflicted by Podoconiosis or “Mossy Foot Disease”. In a place where people live in mud huts and carry water from nearby streams, banana leaves and indigenous raw honey are utilized. Learn how you can join an unprecedented pilot program aimed at global eradication of a debilitating and stigmatized condition. You may find yourself on the adventure of a lifetime!

For more information about the Wild on Wound National Conference or to register, please check out http://www.wcei.net/wow-conference

For more information about the Wound Care Education Institute and their Skin and Wound Management Course, please visit http://www.wcei.net/course_info

Become Wound Care Certified with the Skin and Wound Management Course by WCEI

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

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.  Click here to view our detailed course curriculum.

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

Course Content

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.

Here’s what one WCEI wound care training participant had to say about our course:

“The course was superbly organized, information presented in excellent and interactive way. The atmosphere was friendly and supportive. I am very pleased with everything and will sincerely recommend the course to my colleagues.”

–Mario Skobic, MD, WCC®, LaCross, WI

To Register for our Skin and Wound Management Course upcoming dates and locations Click HERE

Wild On Wounds National Conference Session Spotlight on The Buzz Report

Monday, August 2nd, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, The Buzz Report, will be presented by WCEI Co-Founders Nancy Morgan RN BSN MBA, WOCN, CWCN, WCC, CWCMS and Donna Sardina RN, MHA, WCC, CWCMS

One of the best sessions of the entire conference is will be delivered by WCEI Co-Founders Nancy Morgan and Donna Sardina. This is your source for the latest-breaking wound care news! What’s New! What’s now! What’s coming up! Donna and Nancy will bring you up to date on all things buzzable in wound care-new products, guidelines, resources and tools!

Don’t miss out on this session! For more information about the Wild On Wounds National Conference and the Wound Care Education Institute, check out http://www.wcei.net/wow-conference

For more information about becoming Wound Care Certified or our Skin and Wound Management Course, please visit http://www.wcei.net/course_info

WCEI Interviews Wild On Wounds Conference Presenters on BlogTalkRadio

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Scroll Through to select an Interview of one of our Wild On Wounds Speakers

Listen to internet radio with WCEI on Blog Talk Radio

http://www.wcei.net The Wound Care Education Institute invites our readers to become listeners of our BlogTalkRadio.com interviews. We have done a series of interviews with some of the top speakers to highlight their forthcoming sessions of  this year’s rapidly approaching Wild on Wounds Conference

To listen to s specific interview:

  1. Scroll through or hover your cursor over the BlogTalkRadio Player above and select the session by clicking on it.
  2. Once you have selected the session, click on the Arrow Button within the player to start the player and listen to the interview.

As a reminder,We encourage you to sign up and register for the Sharp Debridement Certificate Course that will be held at this year’s Wild On Wounds National Conference in Las Vegas NV September 23-25, 2010 at The Paris Hotel. This session gets filled up quickly.

For more information about becoming Wound Care Certified or taking our Skin and Wound Management Course, please visit our Registration Page