Empowering WOC Nurses. Enhancing Wound Care Teams.
The Wound Treatment Associate (WTA) Program
increases the recognition of the WOC specialty nurse as an expert clinician with the skills needed to develop and direct facility-wide skin and wound care. By teaching WTA participants, the WOC nurse further expands his/her leadership role and enhances the value of the WOC nursing specialty.
The WTA Program develops wound treatment associates to act as an extension of the WOC nursing reach in healthcare facilities, enabling the WTA graduates to assist in:
By having wound treatment associates act as WOC nurse extenders, the WOC nurse will have more time to treat patients with complex issues and manage skin care on a facility/agency-wide level.
- Eliminating avoidable pressure injuries.
- Preventing wound complications.
- Promoting optimal patient outcomes.
- Providing education to patients, caregivers and team members.
If you are interested in bringing the WTA Program to your practice setting, click here to learn how to get started.