The Wound Care Course (WC)

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The Wound Care Course (WC)

This 13-hour program is designed to help physicians, nurses, physical therapists and other health care professionals understand appropriate assessment and clinical management of all types of chronic wounds.

The Wound Care Course is not a certification course and it is not a prerequisite to certification.

General Information

Continuing Education

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Participants will learn about wound assessment, appropriate wound dressings, and the application of advanced therapeutic modalities. Completion of this course does not constitute certification or credentialing.

Who Should Attend?

Physicians, nurses, physical therapists, and other health care professionals who provide wound care.


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$375 (USD)


This course is live-streaming, over the Zoom meeting platform.


  • Anatomy & Physiology of Wound Healing
  • Etiology and Pathophysiology of Wounds
  • General Principles of Wound Care
  • Wound Bed Preparation
  • Vascular Surgery for the Wound Specialist
  • Pressure Injuries
  • Topical Wound Care
  • Offloading
  • Surgical Options for the Diabetic Foot
  • Advanced Wound Care Modalities
  • Commonly Misdiagnosed Wounds
  • Case Studies

Skills Demonstrations

  • ABI Technique
  • Multi-Layer Compression Wrap
  • Sensory Testing


Lectures will begin on Saturday at 9:00 a.m. Central Time. The course ends at 4:30 p.m. Central Time on Sunday.

Learning Objective

Upon completion of this activity, participants should gain knowledge of chronic wound care leading to an improvement in patient care.


Accreditation Statement: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS) and International ATMO, Inc. The UHMS is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: The UHMS designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


13 Contact Hours. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing. Provider Number CEP17094.

Disclosures and Disclaimers

Disclosure: All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by International ATMO are expected to disclose to the participants any financial relationships with commercial interests. Full disclosure of faculty and planner financial relationships will be made at the activity.

Disclaimer: The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only. The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees.