The Wound Care Course (WCC)
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 any certification.
Disclosures & Disclaimers
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.
Until further notice, this course is conducted online over the Zoom meeting platform. When conducted in person, the course is held at the Drury Plaza Riverwalk Hotel located in downtown San Antonio, Texas. The Drury Plaza Hotel is walking distance from many downtown restaurants and shops.
Drury Plaza Riverwalk Hotel
105 S. St. Mary’s St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205
- Classroom: Frio Room (River Level)*
*This is our regular room. You will be informed via email if the course location changes.
Accomodations (when conducted in person)
Participants are responsible for their own travel, food, and lodging. A block of rooms is reserved at the Drury Plaza Hotel San Antonio Riverwalk at a special rate. Reservations received after the cut-off-date will be provided on a space-available basis at the prevailing rate.
- Anatomy & Physiology of Wound Healing
- General Principles of Wound Care
- Topical Wound Care
- Advanced Wound Care Modalities
- Surgical Options for the Diabetic Foot
- Wound Bed Preparation
- Arterial Ulcers
- Diabetic Ulcers
- Pressure Ulcers
- Venous Ulcers
- Commonly Misdiagnosed Wounds
- Case Studies
- Negative Pressure Wound Therapy
- Wound Dressing Products
- Multi-Layer Compression Wrap
- Sensory Testing
Lectures will begin on Friday at 1:00 p.m. Central Time. You may check in starting at 12:30 p.m. The course ends at 6:00 p.m. Central Time on Saturday.
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.