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Advanced Education in Wound Care

The Advanced Wound Course is designed to standardize and update the clinical and basic science knowledge of wound care providers to benefit the patients with these complex conditions. Taught by a multidisciplinary faculty, it covers all aspects of advanced wound care and will also help practitioners to prepare to be certified in wound care. Our courses are available to anyone seeking to further their wound care education (including non-members) and is not only for post certification education.

Typical Agenda:

Day One

  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
  • Wound Healing Physiology
  • Wound Evaluation
  • Nutrition and Wound Healing
  • Aging and Wound Repair
  • Wound Infections
  • Wound Bed Preparation
  • Management of Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  • Wounds and Compression Therapy
  • Management of Arterial Insufficiency Wounds
  • Unusual Wounds
  • Psycho-social Aspects of Wound Care

 

Day Two

  • Pressure Ulcers: Assessment, Management and Treatment Diabetic Foot Ulcers Management
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Amputations
  • Management of Burns
  • Lymphedema Management
  • Evidence Base Wound Care
  • Advanced Therapies in Wound Care
  • Biophysical Technologies in Wound Care
  • Wound Closure and the Reconstruction Ladder in Plastic Surgery