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.
  • Basic fundamentals of wound care.
  • Classification of wounds: Identification & Management.
  • Wound Care Dressings: Properties & Uses.
  • Types, properties and uses of wound debridement.
  • Role of Wound Care Nurse: Assessment, Documentation, Infection Control, Consultation and 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

January 14, 2023
February 11, 2023
March 11, 2023
April 15, 2023
May 13, 2023
June 10, 2023
July 15, 2023
August 19, 2023
September 09, 2023
October 07, 2023
November 11, 2023
December 02, 2023

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:
13988 Diplomat Drive #100
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234

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

EMAIL:
info@advancedhealthinstitute.org

Virtual Workshop Schedule

December 10, 2022
January 21, 2023
February 18, 2023
March 18, 2023
April 22, 2023
May 20, 2023
June 17, 2023
July 22, 2023
August 26, 2023
September 16, 2023
October 14, 2023
November 18, 2023
December 09, 2023

Who May Attend

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

Faculty

Ali A. Pitafi MD
Alex Khan APRN ACNS-BC MSN EDS-C WCP-C
Martha Snyder APRN FNP-C MSN EDS-C WCP-C
Angie Machado LVN WCC DFC WCN-C
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 Education Unit (CEU) Credits

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.