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
» 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
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:
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|