Wound Care Certification Course Physical Therapist & Occupational Therapist

Wound Care Certification – PT-WC / OT-WC

Wound Care Certification Course PT-WC & OT-WC

Course Description

Wound Care Certification Course PT-WC & OT-WC is a comprehensive program formulated to meet the fundamental educational requirements of Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists, who are involved in caring for clients with Wounds. This course prepares Physical & Occupational Therapists to work side by side with the Wound care providers. This course provides 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 Certified PT & OT. Course participation will increase the knowledge, skills, ability and confidence of the attendees leading to improved patient outcomes.

Course Objectives

  • Anatomy & Physiology of the skin.
  • Phases of wound healing.
  • Classifications of wounds: Identification & Treatment.
  • Wound Care Dressings: Properties & Uses.
  • Types of Wound Debridement.
  • Role of Wound Care PT & OT: Assessment, Documentation, Infection Control, and Consultation, Monitoring.
  • Skills Lab: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Dressing, Wound culture technique, Compression therapy, Aseptic dressing change technique, Circulation assessment utilizing Doppler and wound measurement technique.

Classroom Workshop Schedule

June 11, 2022
July 16, 2022
August 13, 2022
September 17, 2022
October 08, 2022
November 19, 2022
December 03, 2022

Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Course Sign Up

Course Format

One Day Onsite/Classroom Workshop
Involves lectures, interactive demonstrations and hands-on skills training.
One Day Virtual Workshop / Live Session
Involves lectures, interactive learning and visual training.

Training Information

ADDRESS:
1420 VALWOOD PARKWAY, SUITE 170A
CARROLLTON, TEXAS 75006

PHONE:
1-866-928-2333
FAX:
214-853-5364

EMAIL:
info@advancedhealthinstitute.org

Virtual Workshop Schedule

June 25, 2022
July 23, 2022
August 20, 2022
September 24, 2022
October 22, 2022
November 26, 2022
December 10, 2022

Who May Attend

PT – Physical Therapist
PTA – Physical Therapist Assistant
OT – Occupational Therapist
OTA – Occupational Therapist Assistant

Faculty

Ali A. Pitafi MD Board Certified Internal Medicine
Alex Khan APRN ACNS-BC Adult Clinical Nurse Specialist
Martha Snyder APRN FNP-C Family Nurse Practitioner
Angie Machado LVN Licensed Vocational Nurse
Shawn Amersi RN BSN WCN-C CSWD-C
Kari Harman RN-C, CCM, CWCA, WCN-C, CSWD-C, AACCWS, DAPWCA

Credits

8.0 Hours – Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

Tuition

$ 499.00

On-Site Training

Medical facilities, clinics and home health agencies can request training at their facility through AHI Education Outreach program. This option is convenient and effective for groups or when several staff members are interested in a particular educational program. Scheduling an educational event at your own facility allows you to customize the training program that would fit your specific area of practice and by selecting your preferred dates and times that would be most convenient for your staff.