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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Wound Care Nurse Certification Course (WCN-C)

Start Date: 11/19/2019 8:30 AM EST
End Date: 11/19/2019 5:00 PM EST

Venue Name: Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice

Location:
1105 Schrock Rd
Ste. 120
Columbus, OH  United States  43229

Organization Name: Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice

Contact:
Ryan Crawford
Email: ryan@ochch.org
Phone: 6148850434

Overview:

The Wound Care Nurse Certification Course (WCN-C) is a premier training program formulated to meet the basic educational needs of the nurses and other medical professionals working in different clinical settings. This course provides a comprehensive review about different types of wounds and management strategies currently utilized nationally. In addition; skills competency session provides each attendee with the hands-on experience needed to function as a wound care professional. Course participation will increase the knowledge, skills, ability and confidence of the attendees leading to improved patient outcomes. Upon successful completion of the program, all attendees will receive OWCN certification as a “Wound Care Nurse – Certified” (WCN-C) title which is valid for (4) years and verifiable online at: www.woundcarenurses.org.

Course Objectives:
1. Anatomy & Physiology of the skin.
2. Phases of wound healing.
3. Classifications of wounds: Types of wounds: Diagnosis & Treatment.
4. Wound Care Dressings: Different types of dressings: Properties & Uses.
5. Debridement Modalities.
6. Role of Wound Care Nurse / Wound Care Medical Assistant: Assessment, Documentation, Infection Control, and Consultation, Monitoring & Reporting.
7. Skills Lab: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Dressing, Wound culture technique, Compression therapy and Aseptic dressing change technique, Foot exam using doppler.

Goals:
The aim of this training is to provide the standardized management strategy for optimal wound healing, patient comfort and cost effectiveness by utilizing current evidenced based practice. Education and training of Nurses and other clinical staff is vital for optimal patient outcomes.

Who Can Attend:
Registered Nurses (RN), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Advanced Practice Nurses (APRN)

Accreditation / Credits:
Advanced Health Institute Inc. (AHI) educational programs are nationally and internationally accredited. This continuing nursing education activity is approved for 8.0 contact hours.

Registration Fee:

OCHCH Members: $499 First Person
                                 $449 Each Additional Person

Non-Members: $550 Per Person

Registration check-in is from 8:00 am to 8:30 am


Location:
Crowne Plaza, 6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus, OH 43229, PH: 614-885-1885
A hotel room rate of $94.00 plus tax is available on a space available basis.  Please phone the hotel & ask for the Home Care & Hospice Rate.

Continuing Education
Advanced Health Institute Inc. (AHI) educational programs are nationally and internationally accredited. This continuing nursing education activity is approved for 8.0 contact hours.

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Registration is Closed
Closed: 11/18/2019 11:29 AM

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