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Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Program

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Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Program


Class Schedule: OCTOBER 23rd, 2019

NOTE: We will accept registrations until a week before the class date

DISCLAIMER:(*) In the event of less than 6 participants, instructor will set skills day location @ NEW ORLEANS, Los Angeles

(**) 6 or more participants, instructor will hold skills day @ Educate Simplify Training Center


Why get WTA certified ?

✓ Completing our WTA Program means you will be eligible to take the  WTA-C certification exam and sign as a Wound Care Specialist after your name (e.g. Jane Nurse, WTA-C).

✓ The Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Program was developed and presented by internationally-recognized leaders and educators in wound management and prevention practices by the WOCN society.✓ WOCN nurses or CWOCN are the preferred specialists called on by the Justice Department to be expert witnesses.

✓ The WTA Program is an evidence-based continuing education course that meets international standards of care and prepares participants for the WTA-C certification.


WTA-C certification is offered through the WOCNCB, a certification body nationally recognized by the ABSNC and the NCCA.


✓ Earn Contact Hours (CEUs).


The WOCN Society is an accredited provider of CNEs through the ANCC.


HOW INFLUENTIAL IS WOCN? 

If there is litigation, the courts will usually ask for a WOCN certified nurse as their expert witness as opposed to any other licensure or certifications. 

Read below for the recent white paper (evidenced-based study) on the impact of WOCN certified nurses or click LINK ( https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5417571/)  

WTA is a starter program created by WOCN.

To foster a career-long passion for wound care, WOCN Society opened the WTA program to:

»Licensed health care providers

» LPN’s/LVN’s

» RNs

» Baccalaureate or Master’s prepared RN’s who do not wish to specialize but want adequate knowledge in wound care.

» PTs and PTAs

» Physicians and other clinicians who want adequate knowledge in wound care.

» Military medics (active duty), certified first responders and corpsmen 

COMPETENCIES ADDRESSED: 

As a result of completion of the WTA Program, the learner is expected to have knowledge and to demonstrate satisfactory performance of the following clinical skills in simulated situations:


Risk Assessment

Pressure ulcer prevention

Basic management of incontinence associated dermatitis and skin tears, documentation of Wound Status

Application of a four-layer compression wrap and measuring and ankle brachial index.

Understand the indications and contraindications of negative pressure therapy including a demonstration of the use of a Wound V.A.C. (Vacuum Assisted Closure)
Ticket Information Ticket Price
Wound Treatment Associate Program USD 950



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