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July 23-25, 2024

Skin Wound and Ostomy
Certification Course

Earn 22 Continuing Education Units!

The Skin, Wound, and Ostomy Care Certification Course

is open to all licensed LVNs, LPNs, or RNs

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Henry Okonkwo,

CMO and COO of Skilled Wound Care

Co-Founder of The College of Long Term Care

Michelle Vazqueztell, BSN, RN, MS-BC,

Corporate Nurse Educator


$749 for New Student

$719 for Recertification Course

$395 for Recertification (Exam Only)

Includes the Live Online Course, the course textbook, the exam, and all respective platforms used to deliver the course and exam.

The certification exam is internationally certified by the International Certification and Accreditation Council.


$1,499 - SWOC Course

$1,049 - Groups of 3 or more

$949 - Early Bird

$849 - Recertification

$395 - Recertification (Exam Only)​

Includes the Live Course, the course textbook, the exam, and all respective platforms used to deliver the course and exam.

The certification exam is internationally certified by the International Certification and Accreditation Council.

Day 2:

  • Check in (8:30am to 9:00am PST)

  • Lectures (9am to 6pm PST)

    • Pressure Injuries

    • Venous Ulcers

    • Arterial Ulcers

    • Diabetic Ulcers

    • Dressings/Support Surfaces

    • Q&A

Day 3: 

  • Check in (8:30am to 9:00am PST)

  • Lectures (9am to 7pm PST)

    • KTU's and Skin Tears

    • Debridement

    • Surgical Alternatives

    • Nutrition

    • G-Tube and Ostomy Management

    • Q&A


There will be time for breaks and Q&A throughout the day, as well as a lunch break.

*Please note: The College of Long-Term Care reserves the right to change the schedule at any time.

Day 1:

  • Check in (8:30am to 9:00am PST)

  • Welcome

  • Lectures (9am to 6pm PST):

    • Skin Science

    • Dermatology

    • Wound Science

    • Wound Infection

    • Patient Assessment

    • Q&A

Upcoming Webinar Topics

Upcoming Courses
New Year Promises-Smoking Cessation Impact On Wound Healing!
What Are You Wearing? Wound Bed Optimization And Dressing Selection
National Healthy Skin Month- Aged Skin Concerns-Preventing Skin Failure
American Diabetes Month- A Closer Look at Diabetic Ulcers
Hospice And Palliative Care Month- Caring For End Of Life Skin and Wound Issues (KTUs)
Don’t Be Scared It’s Only Scabies! Effective Management In Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)
Pressure Injury Prevention What Is A Detailed Risk Assessment- A Case Study
Infection Prevention Week- Assessing For And Preventing Skin And Wound Infection
Chronic Wound Management: Recognizing, Preventing and Treating Chronic Wounds
Breast Cancer Awareness- Risk For Skin Failure and Delayed Wound Healing
Gene Therapy and Special Pharmacy Awareness Month- Exploring Gene Therapy and Specialty Medications For Skin And Wound Healing
MASD- Differentiating From Other Dermatological Conditions in Older Adults Living in SNF
Blood Cancer Awareness Month Impact Of Acute and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL and CLL) On Wound Healing
Sepsis Awareness Month Wound Infection Prevention and Treatment
Wound Assessment and Documentation
Wound Measurement-Why It Matters
Renal Issues- When Urinary Diversion Is Needed
Group B Strep Awareness Impact On Skin And Wounds
UV Ray Awareness-Aging Skin And Sun Safety.
Beat The Heat- Preventing Dehydration In Elderly Residents Impact For Skin And Wounds
Red White And Blue And Wounds Too!
Sickle Cell Disease Management Impact on Skin and Wound Management
Negative wound pressure therapy-Establishing competency for care
Dysphagia-Enteral Feeding Options When Oral Feeding Is No Longer An Option.-name change
Scleroderma Awareness Month-Impact On Skin And Wound Healing
High Blood Pressure Awareness Does Hypertension Impact Skin And Wound Health
National Arthritis Month - Optimizing Movement To Prevent Skin and Wound Issues
Psoriasis Awareness- Psoriasis and Other Dermatological Conditions Often Seen In Older Adults
Skin Cancer Awareness Month- What Is Skin Cancer?-Prevention and Treatment
Older Americans Month- Risk For Skin Failure- Is Age A Factor?
Sepsis Awareness Prevention Is Key Impact On Skin And Wound
National Minority Health Awareness Preventing Disparities In Health Care Access- Impact On Skin And Wound
Foot Health Awareness Prevention And Management Of Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU)
National Limb Loss Awareness Month- Limb Salvage and Limb Loss Prevention
National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Awareness Month- Impact On Ski And Risk For Skin Failure
National Colorectal Awareness- Ostomy Management
Save Your Vision Month- Impact of Diabetes on Body Health
National Nutrition Month- Nutrition and Optimizing Wound Healing
Venous Insufficiency and Wound Healing
Heart Health Awareness Month Impact on Wound Healing
Pressure Injury Staging The Basics
Heart Health Awareness-Hypercholesterolemia and Its Impact Wound Healing
Integrative Health Awareness- Holistic Practice What It Means For Wound Healing
Blood Donor Anemia and Its Impact On Wound Healing
Re-epithelialization Understanding How Wounds Heal


22 CEUs provided by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

These CEUs are valid for nurses from all 50 states.


The course will be taught using and the exam will be delivered using Caveon’s SEI software. More information will be provided to you after you register.


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