You’ll work with a healthcare team to decide on next steps, such as antibiotics, surgery and other treatments.
You’ll maintain records for health insurance purposes.
You’ll teach patients and caregivers about wound care, and how to prevent bedsores and infections.
You’ll care for wounds, prevent bedsores and develop treatment plans for patients.
- Home health care
- Long-term care centers
- Nursing homes
Get your Wound, Ostomy, Continence and/or Foot Care and/or Advanced Practice and/or Wound Treatment Associate Certification
through the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Certification Board.
You’re ready to work as a Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurse.