Wound Care Nurse Certification Course for Associate RN’s
CE credits awarded: 50 hours
Hours to complete: 50 hours*
Course Eligibility Requirements
The Wound Care Nurse Certification Course for RN’s is recommended for registered nurses with an Associates Degree or Diploma.
Anyone is free to enroll in the Wound Care Nurse Certification Course for RN’s. However, only students meeting the certifying body’s criteria are eligible to take the wound certification examination and receive certification credentials.
The wound care certification examination and credentials are provided by a national inter-disciplinary certifying board for healthcare professionals involved in wound care. RNs with three years of clinical experience and at least a high school diploma are eligible to take the national wound certification examination. The test fee for the wound certification examination is $375 (this fee is not included in the price of the course).
Many nurses are driven to obtain wound care nurse certification because they love the independence that wound care nurses often enjoy. They also enjoy the unparalleled sense of accomplishment in seeing a wound that some might view as unhealable through to complete wound healing. Being a wound care nurse can be a very fulfilling job, both personally and professionally. A wound care nurse can often command a higher salary and earns the respect of colleagues and employers alike. Wound care nurse certification can set you apart from the pack and can help you achieve your professional goals.