Specialty Program | Wound Management Certification Prep | Upcoming Courses

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Course Overview

This comprehensive, intensive program addresses a broad range of wounds (venous, arterial, neuropathic and pressure ulcers), healing problems (wound infection, failure to heal), and components of specialized nursing practice (role development, collaboration, research utilization, providing in-service education). Central concepts guiding the content and practicum experiences are prevention, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of the healing process. Exposure to and experience with therapies such as topical treatments, ABI and compression therapy and debridement are included. 

  • Winter-Spring (Feb - April)
  • Summer-Fall (Aug - Oct)


Target audience

Registered nurses who seek advanced knowledge and skills in the management of chronic and complex wounds and who function well as independent learners.


Additional Information

Hybrid Program
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 132.00 Contact hours

Available Credit

  • 132.00 Contact hours
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