Wound care is a highly sought-after, in-demand practice area in healthcare, and certified nurses with advanced training in wound care have a clear competitive advantage over their non-certified colleagues in terms of career opportunities, earning power, job security, and of course, improved patient outcomes.
Vohra Wound Physicians, the global leader in wound care education and certification, has awarded thousands of nurses around the world with the Vohra Wound Certified Nurse (VWCN™) distinction. By offering a 100% remote, self-paced lesson program in advanced wound care training, Vohra provides nurses at all stages in their careers with the opportunity to gain valuable expertise in wound care and transform their nursing careers.
Wound Care Certification
Ready to learn more about what it takes to become a recognized wound care nurse? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about wound care certification and Vohra’s leading educational program:
- Who is eligible to become a Vohra Wound Certified Nurse (VWCN™)? All healthcare professionals including nurses, physician assistants, physicians, occupational therapists, physical therapists, and medical assistants are eligible to take the course and earn the certification. However, continuing education credits are only offered to nurses, including RNs, LPNs, LVNs, ARNPs.
- How do I get my Vohra Wound Care Certification? After registering with Vohra and paying a low, one-time course fee, you can earn your certification by completing 11 learning modules (+ 3 optional modules). Each module provides training on a specific topic in wound care and includes one training video, one study guide, and a short quiz. After reviewing the content for all modules, you will take a final comprehensive exam on wound care. Once you have successfully passed the final exam, you will immediately become a Vohra Wound Certified Nurse (VWCN™).
- Do you offer CNE credits? Yes. The program offers 30 CNE credits and is a great way to complete your annual CNE requirements as specified by your state. CNE credits are approved by theMaryland Nurses Association and recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
- What kinds of topics do you cover in the modules? When you study with Vohra, you’ll get evidence-based education on the following topics:
- Acute and chronic wound management
- Wound healing
- Wound care treatment options
- Support surfaces
- Management and treatment of vascular ulcers
- Atypical wounds
- Infection control
- Geriatric skin conditions
- Wound rounds and assessment
- Regulatory requirements for pressure ulcers
- How to prevent re-hospitalization
- Delayed wound healing
- Ostomy Care
“Continuation of my previous wound certification. With this pandemic, I learned that online classes are do-able and the way Vohra set it up gives a lot of consideration to working nurses who may not have all the time to sit for hours like you would in a classroom setting.”
– Cathleen Velasco, LVN
Becoming a Vohra Wound Certified Nurse (VWCN™) is one of the best ways to take your nursing career to the next level and to distinguish yourself in this highly sought-after specialization. From a higher salary to more career options to better patient outcomes, advanced training in acute and chronic wound care brings a lifetime of benefits and makes you an invaluable member of any skilled nursing team. Learn more about Vohra’s Wound Certification program and register today!