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Continuing Education to offer wound treatment program for health care professionals

February 7, 2014

EAU CLAIRE — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension will offer an online program designed to meet the growing need for skilled wound-care providers across health care settings.

The Wound Treatment Associate Online Program begins April 12 and concludes with a clinical skills competency test July 12. It is endorsed by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society.

The course is designed for registered nurses, licensed practical/vocational nurses or military medics/corpsmen; however, all health care providers could benefit from this comprehensive certificate program.

Participants may earn contact hours. Refer to the online program website for more information.

Dr. Tara Beuscher, an adult nurse practitioner specializing in wound, ostomy and continence care with the University of Virginia Health System, is the course coordinator.

To register, obtain additional program information or request reasonable accommodations for disabilities, call UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education at 715-836-3636 or 866-893-2423, use the Wisconsin Relay System (711), visit the Continuing Education website or email ce@uwec.edu.

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