Certifications

The Wound Care University team is dedicated to providing reliable and reputable course programs for medical professionals seeking to continue their advanced wound care management education.

Certifications & Requirements

CWS – CERTIFIED WOUND SPECIALIST
AMERICAN BOARD OF WOUND MANAGEMENT

  • Eligibility:
    • RN’s, any licensed healthcare profession with a Bachelor’s degree and above.
  • Experience Needed:
    • 3+ years of clinical wound care experience
  • Certification Fee:
    • $575 + $150 annually to maintain certification.
  • Certification Duration:
    • 10 years
  • Passing Rate:
    • 64%
  • Questions:
    • 120
  • Passing Score:
    • 72/100

WCC – WOUND CARE CERTIFIED
NATIONAL ALLIANCE OF WOUND CARE AND OSTOMY

  • Eligibility:
    • RN’s, LPN/LVN, NP, PA, PT, PTA, OT, OTA, MD, DO, DPM
  • Experience Needed:
    • 2+ years of full time clinical wound care experience OR 4 years of part time experience OR preceptorship of 120 clinical hours
  • Certification Fee:
    • $330
  • Certification Duration:
    • 5 years
  • Passing Rate:
    • 85%
  • Questions:
    • 110

CWCA – CERTIFIED WOUND CARE ASSOCIATE
AMERICAN BOARD OF WOUND MANAGEMENT

  • Eligibility:
    • LPNs, LVNs, PTAs, EMTs, Paramedics, all certified healthcare assistants (CNAs, CMAs), healthcare administrators, dietitians, sales and marketing professionals, and academic researchers.
  • Experience Needed:
    • 3+ years of wound care experience
  • Certification Fee:
    • $575 + $150 annually to maintain certification.
  • Certification Duration:
    • 10 years

CHRN – CERTIFIED HYPERBARIC REGISTERED NURSE
NATIONAL BOARD OF DIVING AND HYPERBARIC MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY

  • Eligibility:
    • RNs with 2+ years of hospital clinical experience
  • Experience Needed:
    • Certification in Basic Life Support by American Heart Association AND completion of NBDHMT-approved Hyperbaric Medicine training course AND at least 1 year of hyperbaric medicine experience following course completion.
  • Certification Fee:
    • $400
  • Certification Duration:
    • 2 years

CWSP – Certified Wound Specialist-Physician 

    • American Board of Wound Managment
      • Eligibility:  MD’s, DO’s, and DPM’s 
      • Experience Needed: 3+ years of clinical wound care experience
      • Certification Fee:  $995 + $150 annually to maintain certification
      • Certification Duration: 10 years

CHT- Certified Hyperbaric Technologist 

National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology 

  • Eligibility: 

  • Respiratory Therapists, EMTs and Paramedics, LVNs and RNs and Active-Duty Military Corpsman 

  • Experience Needed: 

  • Be at least 18 years of age with a high school diploma or equivalent, CHT applicants must have completed a National Board of Diving & Hyperbaric Medical Technology (NBDHMT) approved hyperbaric medicine introductory training course within three years of intended CHT test date, and upon completion of an approved course, CHT applicants must undergo clinical work experience of 480 hours in undersea, hyperbaric medicine or aviation medical technology. Forty (40) hours of this requirement must be a supervised direct and physically present clinical internship 

  • Certification Fee: 

  • $175.00 

  • Certification Duration: 

  • 2 Years 

Special Rate – Customized Training

We are happy to assist you in building a functional wound care program while educating your staff to be experts in Wound Care. Our Wound Care Certification Prep Course can be given on your site at different time intervals to better fit your needs, it is also offered online on demand if that better suits you. We have a multitude of options to meet the needs of your patients and your staff with minimal disruption in patient care.

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Will the teaching style meet your learning needs?

The adult learning styles are auditory, kinesthetic, and visual. Each person tends to have a preferred or dominant learning style, but research has shown that a mixture of the three adult learning styles is most effective. So, when we develop our educational content, we took this important information into consideration.

What is included in the course tuition?

Included in our Wound Care Certification Prep Course: Practice questions, access to content for 90 days, recorded presentations along with self-study materials. We offer live-in-person and on-line courses three times per year and the virtual on-demand option is offered 24/7. 22 CNE’s
Introduction to Hyperbaric Medicine course is a live course offered monthly, we offer this course live and in person three times per year, our virtual course is offered live monthly. Our faculty have decades of experience in Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care, they share their contact information to ensure they are available for questions as they arise throughout their practice post course. 40 CNE/CME offered

Will the course material be practical to your practice?

We offer fully scripted, adaptable courses that provide you with the latest information available. We are professionals at combining theoretical knowledge with practical learning to give you the tools to put your new skills into practice right away.

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