Paramedic Wound Care Associate Course
Practice Enrichment Series
This state-of-the-art course is designed to provide community care paramedics with the ability to provide optimal wound care in collaboration with an interprofessional team.
The Paramedic Wound Care Associate (PWA) Program is a competency-based, self-paced, online foundational program in wound management facilitated by a team of Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) certified Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence (NSWOCs). Onsite education programs delivered by NSWOCs are available upon request.
The topics will be taught through the eyes of a first responder through initial triage, treatment, and minimization of further damage. The goal of the program is to provide paramedics with knowledge about timely and appropriate wound intervention to positively impact patient outcomes through minimizing patient transfers to hospital and improving communications with community nurses and primary care providers.
Modules & Course Length
The program covers Introduction to Wound Management: 6 modules, covering initial triage, treatment, and minimization of further damage
6 weeks self-paced, online
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