Wound Treatment Associate Program

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Registration closes Feb 1st for next group starting Feb 25th.

Target Audience:

Health Care Professionals: nurses (LPNs/LVNS, non-baccalaureate, baccalaureate or Master's prepared), licensed health care providers (e.g nurse practitioners), physicians, physician assistants, physical therapists, military medics, certified responders and corpsmen, and other interested licensed clinicians in wound care.

WTA Program:

The Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Program was developed by the Wound Ostomy Continence (WOCN) Society. This evidence-based program was developed by internationally-recognized leaders and educators in wound management and prevention including hands-on training during the Simulation Day. Learners will complete a series of modules and a Simulation day within 12 weeks to improve wound prevention practices, patient outcomes, and expand a team's comprehension and skills in wound care throughout all healthcare settings (WOCN Society, 2017). Prepares nurses for a higher level of competency and knowledge including preparation for the WTA-C certification (not required).


Upcoming 12- week session

Online self-paced program starts 02.25.2019 to 05.20.19 including one LIVE In-Person Mandatory Simulation Day on 05.03.2019.


course_coordinator Renee Paulin MSN, RN, CWOCN is a Course Coordinator for the WTA Program hosted by UNMC College of Nursing Continuing Nursing Education (UNMC CON CNE). She has over 10 years of experience as a registered nurse including her passion in wound care as a certified wound, ostomy, continence nurse (CWOCN) since 2010. Her expertise in wound management including complex wounds and fistula care as well as prevention has always been her passion. She has provided great support and guidance to other nurses and patients within her specialty. Not only has she cared for her patients meticulously, but also has the experience of managing an inpatient wound care program. She has provided many learning opportunities for health care professionals including continuing education to organizations in Nebraska including Omaha and reaching rural areas for nurses to increase their knowledge and competency. She is energetically engaged in the Nebraska Regional CWOCN Affiliate as their Vice President and Chair of the conference planning committee. In addition, she has recently published an article, Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis-It Is Not a Pressure Injury, in Urologic Nursing where she identifies accurate identification and management of incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD). It is her motivation and dedication to help enhance nursing practice involved in wound management to ultimately improve patient outcomes.

If you have questions about this program, please contact Renee Paulin at renee.paulin@unmc.edu or at
(402) 559-4524.
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