Are you seeking certification in wound care?
If YES, this training package 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).
What's included in this package set:
- 7.5 hours of online learning
- 9 video lesson modules
- 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.
- *CMEs or CEUs for eligible license types included at no additional cost
- Access to the online learning modules never expires
*License types eligible for continuing education credits or CMEs: MD, DO, DPM, DPM (FL), RN, LPN, CNS, ARNP, CRT, RRT, RCP
Physician Assistant (PA): Non-physician health professionals and other participants may not be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. PA’s may receive a certificate that states the educational activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ and the hours earned; the certificate can be submitted to your licensing board.
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.
The primary purpose of this Wound Care Review 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.
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.
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Michael White, MD, MMM, CWS