3-Day Hands-on Wound Training Course


This two day Endovenous Ablation Course is a good mix of didactic and hands-on learning. The focus is to train attendees in such a way that they feel comfortable with treatments.


Our courses have a small group of 5-10 attendees format. We feel it gives attendees individual attention and we can cater individual needs to course attendees.


Our dedication to our trainees doesn’t end after completion of course. We are available to help them in person and using veinandwoundforum.com to ask any question.


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Program Description

This three day wound care course is a comprehensive wound care course for physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. According to the Pew Research Center, 10,000 people turn 65 years old every day and this will continue until 2029. Additionally, seniors with chronic conditions are living longer; aging makes the skin more susceptible to breaking down, and diabetes is a growing health risk. All these factors are responsible for the ever increasing number of patients seen by doctors in their offices.

Furthermore, seniors are staying in their homes, so many of the advanced wound care treatment protocols are being performed outside of hospitals. If you are new to wound care or interesting in a job at the wound center, adding wound care or starting wound center, this is the course for you. All our courses are designed in such a way that, we will take course attendees from basics of relevant anatomy, physiology, pathology, diagnostics and finally treatments of various wounds.

Many of cardiologists, vascular surgeons, plastic surgeons and internist elect our courses because endovenous ablation and many of the vein treatments had not been and many times still are not part of formal fellowship training because endovenous ablation techniques are relatively new treatments and keep evolving.


Cardiologists, vascular medicine trained physicians, vascular surgeons, plastic surgeons, dermatologists, internal medicine physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who are part of phlebology practice, plan to be in such practice or considering to start phlebology practice physicians.

Residents or fellows who are interested in phlebology and vein treatments.

Program Objectives

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Integrate didactic learning to interpret images and data
  • Understand the relationship between physiologic and duplex findings
  • Apply physical principles in the interpretation process
  • Recognize artifact and technical issues
  • Prepare a final interpretation that is compliant with IAC Standards
  • What You Should Expect

Participants Should Expect following:

  • Venous anatomy didactic 10%
  • Venous physiology didactic 10%
  • Venous pathology didactic 20%
  • How to bill didactic 10% of the time
  • How to establish & what is the best equipment for your practice (vendor-neutral opinion) 10%
  • Hands-on endovenous cases observation 40%

What You Get

  • Individual attention from highly talented faculty
  • Only much needed didacted.
  • Almost 50% time on hands-on training
  • Non-rushed answers to all your questions during treatments or didactic.

Wound Training Program Details

Our course programs are designed very carefully and thoughtfully. Most of the times we will ask our registrants their basic knowledge and skills in phlebology and endovenous treatments. We also try to group attendees with their peers of same or similar specialty if we can. For example needs of cardiologists are different from even vascular medicine and from plastic surgoes and very different from internists. Each of our course is individually tailored based attendees and their baseline skill sets.


  1. Small group practical didactic lectures
  2. Emphasis on hands-on training
  3. Ongoing support to make attendees successful in treatments by providing an online forum for discussion among the attendees and faculty and expert answers by faculty
  4. Optional on-site proctorship by our faculty to get you started
Program topics include: Day 1
  • 7.30-8.00 Breakfast & Registration
  • 8.00 to 8.45 Anatomy of skin and wounds
  • 8.45-9.30 Normal wound healing and pathophysiology of wound healing failure
  • 9.30-10.15 Essentials of wound patient assessment
  • 10-15-10.30 Refreshment break
  • 10.30-11.15 Patient Assessment (Hands-on real patient evaluation)
  • 11.15-12.00 Role of arterial disease and local hypoxia in wound healing
  • 12.00 to 13.00 Lunch break
  • 13.00 to 13.45 Infection & inflammation as a harbinger to wound healing
  • 13.45 to 14.30 Venous disease and enema contributing to delayed wound healing
  • 14.30 to 15.15 Patient Assessment (Hands-on real patient evaluation)
  • 15.15-15.30 Refreshment break
  • 15.30-16.15 Diabetic foot wounds and classification
  • 16.15-17.00 Classification of pressure ulcers and devices to prevent them.
  • 17.00 to 17.30 Question & Answers
  • 17.30 Adjourn
  • 18.00 Getting together for mixer up and dinner with our faculty and staff for yummy food and practical tips and tricks.


    Program topics include: Day 2
  • 7.30 to 8.00 Breakfast
  • 8.00 to 8.45 Necrotic bioburden and in-office debridement techniques
  • 8.45 to 9.30 Wound treatment session 1- brief patient evaluation and wound debridement
  • 9.30 to 10.15 Wound treatment session 2- brief patient evaluation and wound debridement
  • 10-15-10.30 Refreshment break
  • 10.30 to 11.15 Edema as a contributory factor to wound healing and management techniques
  • 11.15 to 12 Hands-on application of compression garments and Una boot application
  • 12.00 to 13.00 Lunch 
  • 13.00 to 13.45 Radiation induced wounds and management
  • 13.45 to 14.30 Use of offloading boots and shoes-Hands-on training 
  • 14.30 to 15.15 Hands-on wound procedures i.e. wound biopsy, chemical cauterization
  • 15.15-15.30 Refreshment break
  • 15.30 to 16.15 Wound dressings and rest of local wound care
  • 16.15 to 17.00 Billing & Coding
  • 17.00 to 17.30 Question & Answers
  • 17.30 Day adjourns


    Program topics include: Day 3
  • 7.30 to 8.00 Breakfast
  • 8.00 to 8.45 Factors which impede and enhance wound healings
  • 8.45 to 9.30 Healthy vs un-healthy wound bed and how to prepare wound bed for optimal healing
  • 9.30 to 10.15 Nutritional assessment and intervention- hand-on protein and caloric values of commonly recommended foods for wound patients.
  • 10-15-10.30 Refreshment break
  • 10.30 to 11.15 Arterial, neuropathic and venous wounds-hands-on differentiation (with image examples) and management plan.
  • 11.15 to 12 Types and management of various burn types.
  • 12.00 to 13.00 Lunch 
  • 13.00 to 13.45 Rationale for hyperbaric oxygen treatment, use of oxygen to aid healing 
  • 13.45 to 14.30 UHMS accepted indications of hyperbaric oxygen. 
  • 14.30 to 15.15 Hands-on training visit to the Hyperbaric oxygen chamber
  • 15.15-15.30 Refreshment break
  • 15.30 to 16.15 How to fend of chart review: How to document wounds and wound treatment
  • 16.15 to 17.00 Most commonly used billing codes and which ones not to use
  • 17.00 to 17.30 Question & Answers
  • 17.30 Course adjourns

Fee: $3600

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