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Vohra Wound Care Certification for Facility-Based Nurses: Introduction

Earn CNE credits with Vohra, the global leader in wound care education and certification. Based on decades of experience, Vohra’s team of specialty wound care physicians developed this practical wound care certification course and certification exam to help you accelerate your nursing career and deliver better care, regardless of clinical setting. Advance your career with Vohra's Wound Care Certification and become a certified wound specialist.

Vohra Wound Care Certification for Facility-Based Nurses: Introduction

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Starts Oct 15
Estimated 6 weeks
4–7 hours per week
Self-paced
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About this course

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The Vohra Wound Care Certification program was developed by Vohra Wound Physicians. Vohra is the largest group of wound physicians in the United States, with more than 20 years of clinical experience providing wound care services to more than 3000 skilled nursing facilities in 30 states, with thousands of patients treated every month. We believe every patient, family, nurse, and caregiver can be empowered through education. Hundreds of thousands of people have already benefited from this course and the knowledge we have shared.

As a physician-led group, we focus on delivering better outcomes by partnering with our facilities and building long-term sustainable relationships. Today, we support over 3,000 Skilled Nursing Facilities, visiting each weekly as expert wound consultants. In many cases, we also supply the patient’s wound care dressings through our integrated dressings program (DDP).We share our passion for wound care more broadly throughout the medical community –domestically and internationally –through our expert publications and technology platforms. Our mobile application includes an artificial-intelligence based wound care healing predictor. We created a dedicated online platform to deliver practical wound care education, which has been selected by many U.S. states as their preferred course.

Our committed physicians, long-standing partnerships, innovative technologies and relentless dedication to improving outcomes position Vohra to continue to serve more patients every day.

Completing the Vohra Wound Care Certification program will help you determine the best wound treatment for your patients and improve their quality of life while helping to take your wound care nursing career to the next level.

Vohra, the largest and most active physician wound management group in the US, developed this advanced practice course for:

  • Registered Nurses (RN)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
  • Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN)
  • Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  • Physician Assistants (PA)
  • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
  • Physical Therapists (PT)
  • Occupational Therapists (OT)
  • Doctors (MD/DO)

Questions? We’re happy to help. Contact nursecert@vohraphysicians.com.

After completing Vohra´s Wound Care Program you will earn 30 Continuing Nursing Education Credits (CNEs), which will fulfill the continued maintenance or expansion of your knowledge required to maintain your nursing license.

The continuing nursing education credits earned through the program are approved by the Maryland Nurses Association, which is an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NOTE: In order to achieve the Vohra´s Wound Care Certificate with 30 CNEs, it is MANDATORY to complete the 2 courses: Vohra Wound Care Certification for Facility-Based Nurses: Introduction and Advanced Wound Management and Treatment.

At a glance

  • Institution: VWPx
  • Subject: Medicine
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Prerequisites:

    None.

What you'll learn

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Part 1: Introductory wound care topics:

  • Acute and Chronic Wounds: Understand the damage to the skin and the underlying structures and determine the type of wounds based on the etiology
  • Atypical Wounds: Review some of the more common challenges nurses and clinicians face in identifying and managing rare, yet potentially life-threatening, atypical wounds
  • Geriatric Skin Conditions: Review what researchers are finding about common geriatric skin conditions
  • Wound Care Treatment Options: Review the approach to wound dressing choices and the vital role that moisture plays in promoting faster healing for your patients
  • Infection Control: Check out the most common mistakes in controlling infection and refresh the necessary protocols to keep yourself and your patients healthy and safe
  • Wound Healing: Obtain a comprehensive, research-based overview of wound healing processes and considerations for local and systemic factors that affect wound healing
  • Delayed Wound Healing: Cover the factors that can delay wound healing and learn to address them early to prevent delays

Part 1: Introductory wound care topics:

The following topics are covered in 7 entertaining videos and study guides created by expert healthcare professionals and wound care specialists:

  • Acute and Chronic Wounds
  • Atypical Wounds
  • Geriatric Skin Conditions
  • Wound Care Treatment Options
  • Infection Control
  • Wound Healing
  • Delayed Wound Healing

Learner testimonials

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“The instructors were fantastic and the study guide was direct and straight to the point. Now that I'm a certified wound care nurse, my career has elevated. I was given a raise and a promotion recently, and all the nurses come to me for my expertise and knowledge. Thank you, Vohra.” - Nathalia Zambakari, ARNP, Apollo Residential Assisted Living

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Frequently Asked Questions

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I’m not a nurse, am I still eligible to register for the Vohra Wound Care Certification?

Allied health professionals including physicians, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and medical assistants are eligible to take the course and earn the certification. However, the continuing education credits are only offered to nurses, that includes RNs, LPNs, LVNs, ARNPs.

After taking and passing the course can I put WCC down as a title?

No, you will not be able to use WCC initials after completion of our course. After successful completion of the final exam, you will receive a certificate certifying you as a VWCN™, Vohra Wound Certified Nurse. This is different than a WCC certification which is a separate program with WCEI. Our program is not affiliated with any other national program. We are an independent national physician group with over 20 years of experience in wound care services. We developed this 100% on line program as an affordable option for nurses and other allied medical professionals to expand their knowledge and earn a nationally recognized certificate as well as continuing education credits, if applicable.

Do I need to complete any clinical hours to take the Vohra Wound Care Certification?

There are no clinical hours required, our education content including our quizzes, study guides, and final examination are to be accessed and completed online.

How long does the Vohra Wound Care Certification take?

The course is self-paced and consists of 14 modules and a final exam. Each module includes a video presentation, individual quiz and a study guide. Course materials are completely available as soon as the course begins. The assignments and exams do not have start or due dates.

What if I fail the quizzes and/or final exam?

You are allowed unlimited attempts when taking the individual quizzes and final exam.

Can I still register for the Vohra Wound Care Certification even if I do not have wound care experience?

You do not need to have experience in wound care in order to take the course. Our course was developed to provide knowledge to any healthcare professional interested in wound care.

Once I pass the course and earn my certificate, is there a recertification process?

Once you complete the program and earn your certificate, it will stay active forever. Therefore, there is no recertification process required.

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