Competent wound care clinicians are a necessary asset and essential in providing quality, cost-effective wound care. A competent clinician with advanced clinical knowledge and skills will improve healing outcomes while maintaining best practice and regulatory compliance.
The Advantage Certified Wound Nurse (ACWN) program is a live two-day course created for long-term care nurses caring for residents in post acute care. Our course is designed to build a strong foundation for nurses (LVN/RN) to become excellent wound care clinicians.
The Advantage Certified Wound Nurse (ACWN) Certification Program includes:
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Skills Check Stations
14 Contact Hours
The program agenda includes topics such as:
Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
Wound Healing Process
Pressure Injuries: Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment
Lower Extremity Wound Management; Arterial, Venous and Neuropathic ulcers
Strategies for Wound Treatment - Dressing Selection
Regulatory Guidance, Federal Citations, Unavoidable Wounds, and Survey Compliance
Interactive Hands-on Workshop and Competency Verifications Application of Learning
We at ASWC value your patients and staff during this pandemic. Our expert-trained providers are available for VIRTUAL WOUND ROUNDS. We are currently conducting telehealth visits on several platforms across the country to help mitigate risk and continue exceptional patient care. If your patients in either a facility or home setting need virtual wound care visits, please contact us – 877-878-3289 or email@example.com.
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