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Upcoming Skin and Wound Management Courses

Sunday, August 22nd, 2010

The Wound Care Education Institute will be conducting a Skin and Wound Management Course in the upcoming cities on Monday, August 30, 2010 – Friday, September 03, 2010.


  • Glendale Adventist Medical Center/Adventist Health
    Conference Room 5-7
    1509 Wilson Terrace
    Glendale, CA 91206

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

WCEI One Day Seminars

Saturday, April 24th, 2010


WCEI One Day Seminars with Speakers Nancy Morgan and Donna Sardina combine their expertise as Certified Wound Care Nurses, along with their extensive background in wound care education and wound management program development to bring you the latest in wound care. As nursing entrepreneurs, Nancy and Donna are experienced and highly recognized international presenters. Their motivational teaching style has inspired health care professionals across the nation.

CLICK HERE to access dates and locations for upcoming seminars in your area.

VENDORS click here for exhibitor registration form

Barbara Ritchwood RN says “Wound Care Certified is the way to go”!

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

Barbara Ritchwood RN of New York Presbyterian recently took WCEI’s Wound Care Certification program and says “Wound Care Certified is the way to go!”.

Unnas Boot Application Demonstration

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

Wound Care Education Instructor Cindy Broadus RN demonstrates the application of an Unnas Boot. The Unnas Boot is what is called a “short stretch” which will help a patient establish blood flow up out of the lower extremities. In order for it to be effective, the boot will need the patient to work along with it. Cindy explains what is meant by the patient working along with the Unnas Boot. It is also important to note the proper application of the Unnas Boot and its functionality.

For more information about Wound Care Treatments, or how to become Wound Care Certified, check out http://www.wcei.net

Wound Care Nurse, Connie Johnson RN WCC weighs in on WCEI

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

Wound Care Nurse Connie Johnson RN, WCC recently dropped into a Wound Care Certification Course being held by the Wound Care Education Institute and gave us her thoughts on the Wound Care Certification program by WCEI. Watch the video below to listen to her thoughts about WCEI.

WOUND CARE CERTIFICATION

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

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.

The Advantages of Wound Care Certification

* 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

For more information about becoming Wound Care Certified please visit: http://www.wcei.net