Posted by LifeSpan Network on 05/24/2017 in Resources
Wound Treatment Associate Certification Program

Wound Treatment Associate Certification Program

Handelman Conference Center
10280 Old Columbia Rd, Suite 215, Columbia, MD 21046, USA

Start Time
09/20/2017 08:00 am
End Time
09/22/2017 5:00 pm


We are all cognizant of the focus placed by CMS, commercial insurance providers, referral sources and health care consumers on publicly reported outcomes. Additionally, implementation of ICD10 code is rapidly approaching and accurate wound assessment ensures proper coding. A progressive stance in health care delivery would be supported by provision of the opportunity for this level of professional growth in your care settings. Additionally, there is great opportunity to maximize reimbursement through accurate data collection and to reduce cost through appropriate supply usage. 

The WTA® (Wound Treatment Associate) educational program was developed by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®) to meet the growing need for skilled wound care providers in all care settings and to enhance nurses’ ability to provide optimal care for patients with acute and chronic wounds, as members of a collaborative wound care team. The WOCN® Society has been recognized with distinction by the ANCC as a provider of continuing education and is recognized by CMS as a resource for best practices related to wound management.

IMPORTANT: 8.5 Online course hours must be completed prior to the start of the on-site class. Log-in instructions will be emailed after registration and fee payment.


  • Nurses (RN, LPN, NP)    
  • Physical Therapy (PT, PTA) and Physician Assistant (PA)


 Participants are required to bring a laptop or tablet to the on-site classes. 


To receive the certificate of completion and contact hours, learners must participate in the entire online activity and on-site course, receive a passing score of 70% onthe comprehensive post test, and satisfactorily demonstrate skill competency.

Upon successfully passing, the participant will be granted and allowed to use the designation Wound Treatment Associate (WTA®) following their name at the discretion of the employer. For more information htt://

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10280 Old Columbia Rd, Suite 215, Columbia, MD 21046, USA