Is HBOT Therapy the Answer to Faster Healing for Diabetic Foot Ulcers?

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) has been shown to be an effective treatment for diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs), which involves patients breathing 100% pure oxygen from a hyperbaric chamber with the goal of filling the blood with enough oxygen to repair tissues. Wounds are damaging to blood vessels, so they release fluid that leaks into the Read More

Average Wound Care Nurse Practitioner Salary in the United States

Wound care is a major economic and social impact on health care. Data indicates that 2.5% of the total population of the United States is impacted by chronic wounds. According to RNCareers.org, “the wound care, ostomy, and continence (WOC) nurse specializes in assessment, treatment, and monitoring of wounds and skin breakdown, as well as in Read More

Student Reviews of CoreMedSource Wound Care Basic Core Curriculum

Are you searching for a wound care course to fit your lifestyle, expectations, and professional goals? Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and students early in their training are talking about CoreMedSource’s Wound Care Basic Core Curriculum. Wound care is projected to be a driving factor in the future of healthcare. With rising rates of illness, an Read More

A Day in the Life of a Wound Care Nurse Practitioner

As a Wound Care Nurse Practitioner, my days typically start with a quiet cup of coffee, preferably outside. I’m a firm believer in self-care and that I need to feel my best if I am going to help others to as well. I’m usually at the clinic about 10 minutes before the first patient is Read More

Wound Care: Average Salary for a Wound Care Physician Assistant

The average salary for a wound care physician’s assistant (PA) in the United States is $150,541. Indeed.com (April 28, 2021) Whether you are pursuing a specialty in wound care from the nurse practitioner or physician assistant career path, the projection for employment for wound care health care workers is trending up. With rising rates of an aging Read More