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Wound Treatment Associate Program WOCN(R)- FALL 2017

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The Wound Treatment Associate® (WTA) Program offered by Carolinas College of Health Sciences is endorsed by the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses (WOCN®) Society and is geared toward non-specialty licensed nurses.

The goal is to improve and strengthen the wound care team with a flexible education program that will fit many health care settings including hospitals and health care systems as well as home health settings.


FALL 2017 Dates/Times:

August 10:

  • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Orientation ( in class)

8/10/17 – 11/15/17:

  • Online Course Content

November 2

  • 8:00 am -12 noon In class Skills Practice and Test Review #1

November 2

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm In class Skills Practice and Test Review #2

November 16:

  • 8:00am -12:00pm In class Final Exam and Competency Check


Course Fee: $555.00 (inlcudes supplies, online course, WOCN fee, and certificate.)

(This course is eligible for EdAssist Tuition Reimbursment from Carolinas HealthCare System.)


Who Should Enroll?

RNs and LPNs (and other health care professionals who may have this skill set in scope of practice.)


What You Will Learn: (Objectives)http://c.ymcdn.com/sites/www.wocn.org/resource/resmgr/wta/Learning_Objectives.pdf )

  • Skin and Tissue Loss Caused by External Factors

  • Anatomy & Physiology of Skin and Soft Tissue: Implications for Routine Care

  • Protocols for Prevention

  • Systemic Factors Affecting Repair

  • Physiology of Wound Healing

  • Guidelines for Topical Therapy

  • Wound Assessment and Documentation

  • Management of Arterial/Ischemic Ulcers and Venous Ulcers

  • Prevention and Management of Neuropathic Ulcers

  • Assessments and Management of Refractory Wounds

  • Review of Legal and Regulatory Guidelines


Where:

Online /In Class (Hybrid): Carolinas College of Health Sciences, 1200 Blythe Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203.


Course Confirmation and Parking Information:

You will receive course confirmation and specific parking instructions for orientation and class sessions one week prior to class.

Faculty:

Deborah Woodard, RN, MSN, CWOCN

Continuing Education Credits:

21 nursing contact hours through WOCN Society. (THIS IS NOT A WOCN CERTIFICATION.)

Need Additional Information?

Email: CE.Workshops@cchsmail.org

DEADLINE TO REGISTER, 3 BUSINESS DAYS PRIOR TO CLASS START DATE

Note: Refund requests must be postmarked at least two (2) business days prior to the first day of class. Fees paid will be refunded by check and mailed within 30 days of request. A portion of the tuition may be retained by the College.

Please enclose payment with registration form to hold your place in the class.


If you need special accommodations according to the Americans with Disabilities Act,

please contact the Student Services Department at 704-355-5043.




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