PLAINFIELD, Ill., Feb. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wound Care Education Institute® (WCEI), the leading provider of comprehensive education in skin, wound, diabetic and ostomy management, announced a partnership with Home Care Association of New York State (HCA) to offer skin and wound management training to association members. HCA members may also earn educational credits through WCEI's live and on-demand webinars at no additional cost.
WCEI offers the Skin and Wound Management course both online and in a live classroom setting. Upon completion of the course, those who meet the eligibility requirements and successfully pass the national board certification exam by the National Alliance of Wound Care and Ostomy® (NAWCO®) will become board certified in wound care, earning the WCC® (Wound Care Certified) credential.
"Over 20,000 health professionals have taken the steps to become WCC certified. This diverse community of health professionals, includes LPN, LVN, RN, NP as well as PA, PT, PTA, OT, OTA and physicians. We welcome Home Care Association of New York State as a dedicated partner that is equally committed to the continued education of New York State's health professionals," said WCEI Co-Founder/Clinical Instructor Nancy Morgan, RN, BSN, MBA, WOC, WCC, DWC, OMS.
"Through comprehensive educational offerings, this collaborative effort with WCEI will enable our members to remain proficient in the care and treatment of patients with complex skin conditions," stated HCA President, Joanne Cunningham.
About Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI)
Founded in 2002, WCEI is the leading educational center of excellence for wound care and ostomy education in the United States. WCEI's mission is to develop multi-disciplinary wound care professionals by offering training programs based on current standards of care and evidence-based research. WCEI has trained thousands of wound care physicians, therapists, nurses and sales and marketing professionals. Visit www.wcei.net for more information on WCEI's educational programs and national events.
About Home Care Association of New York State (HCA)
HCA is New York's premier state home care association. HCA was formed in 1978 to further the development of home care services, advocate for home care, and provide information to help improve the development, availability, accessibility and quality of home care services. HCA is headquartered in Albany, New York. Visit www.hca-nys.org for more information.
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