Wound care is one of the fastest growing areas in health care today. Attaining comprehensive wound management skills requires continuing education that incorporates diverse, evidence-based information, best practice proficiency and collaborative opportunities across health disciplines.
This online program for health care professionals combines the most current information and trends in wound care. It consists of two levels of training, offered through separate courses:
- Level I is a six-week online course. It provides you with the essential tools and strategies to confidently address wound care. The main concepts include: prevention, assessment, health, infection and pain management. Students must achieve 75% or greater to receive a Certificate of Completion for Level I and be eligible to register for Level II (registration fee: $325).
- Level II is an eight-week online course, followed by a mandatory one-day on-campus workshop and evaluation session. It focuses on advanced wound care and the impact of additional patient factors on a care plan. Students must attend the workshop and achieve an overall grade of 75% or greater in order to receive a Certificate of Completion for Level II (registration fee: $450).
This online program provides a facilitated, flexible learning environment. Interactive learning combines with in-depth discussions and concepts of wound management and its challenges. You'll apply theory to case studies to develop clinical expertise in a broad range of essential wound care components.