Wound Management Fundamentals Courses

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
ONLINE: Oct 23-Dec 1, WORKSHOP: Dec 7-8
Day 1:
Monday, October 23, 2017
Day 2:
Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 08:00 AM until 05:00 PM
Day 3:
Friday, December 8, 2017 at 08:00 AM until 04:30 PM
Location And Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Location Name
Shoreline Conf Center (or at host sites)
State / Province
United States
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

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University of Washington-Continuing Nursing Education
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Contact Hours: 30.00
C.E. Credit for Nursing - American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): 30.00
Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing (UWCNE) is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Training Overview Description

Course Format:
The course is presented in two parts:

Six Weeks Online Learning: The online phase of the course is taken independently and establishes a baseline level of knowledge for each participant. All assignments are completed and submitted online and can be accessed 24/7.

Two Day Onsite Workshop: Following the online phase, participants attend a two-day workshop (8 AM to 5 PM) that includes additional lectures, demonstrations and hands-on skill development. Individual registrants attend the workshop at the Shoreline Conference Center. Registrants employed by a co-sponsoring agency attend the workshop at their own facility via video transmission from Shoreline.

Course Objective:
Upon completion of this program, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the basic structure and function of the skin.
  2. Identify changes in the integumentary system over the life span.
  3. Describe effective techniques for preventing skin damage.
  4. Describe the normal stages of wound healing.
  5. Describe the impact of comorbidities on wound development and closure.
  6. Identify systemic factors, such as nutrition, perfusion and pathology that influence healing outcomes.
  7. Assess and measure wounds including venous, arterial, diabetic/neuropathic, pressure ulcers.
  8. Describe wound product categories.
  9. Demonstrate competencies in pressure ulcer staging, ankle brachial index (ABI) measurement, Semmes-Weinstein monofilament testing, application of selected compression wraps and documentation.

Co-Sponsored by
Fairbanks Memorial Hospital, Fairbanks
PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center, Ketchikan

Pali Momi Medical Center, Oahu

Island Hospital, Anacortes
Kindred Hospital, Seattle
Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma
Olympic Medical Center, Port Angeles
PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham
Providence Regional Medical Center, Everett
Swedish Medical Center, Seattle

Event-specific Details

Registration Information

Individual Registrant
The fee for an individual registrant is $695. The fee includes continental breakfast and lunch at the workshop at Shoreline Conference Center: 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline WA 98155. Please register and pay online at your convenience.

Co-Sponsoring Registrant
Registrants employed by a co-sponsoring agency attend the workshop at their own facility (unless otherwise specified). Participants complete the workshop from their workplace via online technology and receive hands-on instruction from agency designated wound care specialist. As an employee of a co-sponsoring agency, be sure to contact the designated Agency Coordinator (AC) before registering online. Agency Coordinators name and contact information is in the course brochure and provided below.

Wound Care
Registered Nurse - CNS
Registered Nurse
Public Health Nurse
Nurse Educator
Nurse Anesthetist
Nurse Administrator
Licensed Practical Nurse
Physician Assistant
Other Nurse Practitioner
Other Mid-Level Providers
NP - Women's Health
NP - Psychiatric
NP - Pediatric
NP - Family Practice

Registration Information

Register at www.uwcne.org/wmfc-fall-2017.