PLAINFIELD, Ill., Jan. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Wound Care Education Institute® (WCEI), the leading provider of comprehensive education in skin, wound, diabetic and ostomy management, announced they will partner with the Home Care Association of Washington (HCAW) to offer skin and wound management training to HCAW's membership. HCAW members will be offered the opportunity to earn required credits for Continuing Education (CE) through WCEI's live and on-demand webinars at no additional cost to the clinician.
The Skin and Wound Management Course is taught by WCEI either online or in a live classroom setting, based on a student's preference. 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 credentials, WCC® (Wound Care Certified).
"We are very proud to partner with the Home Care Association of Washington. Offering our Skin and Wound Management Course to health care professionals in Washington is an honor and privilege," said WCEI Co-Founder/Clinical Instructor Nancy Morgan, RN, BSN, MBA, WOC, WCC, DWC, OMS.
"This collaborative effort will enable our members who consist of Home Health, Home Care, and Hospice providers to remain proficient in the care and treatment of patients with complex skin and wound conditions," stated HCAW Executive Director Doris Visaya. "We are committed to helping our members improve clinical skills and implement successful business practices."
About the Wound Care Education Institute (WCEI)
Founded in 2003, WCEI has grown to become 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. To date, WCEI has trained over 30,000 wound care physicians, therapists, nurses and sales and marketing professionals. Visit www.wcei.net for more information on WCEI's educational programs.
About Home Care Association of Washington (HCAW)
Headquartered in Vancouver, Washington, HCAW is the most diverse In Home Services association in Washington State representing Home Health, Home Care, and Hospice providers. HCAW provides advocacy, education, and support to members to achieve a triple aim of healthcare: improved quality, reduced cost, and improved health. For more information about HCAW, visit their website at www.hcaw.org.
SOURCE Wound Care Education Institute