Skin Health Program: Course Admission Standards

Skin Health Program: Course Admission Standards


Welcome to the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute Skin Health Program Courses.

Who Can Apply:

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Institute Skin Health Program is open to all health professionals.

Language Requirements:

At this time all courses are given in English only.

Computer Requirements:

This is an online course, therefore access to a computer with high-speed Internet connection is necessary and computer literacy is an asset.
  • Computer – either a PC or a MAC
  • Stable and reasonably fast Internet Connection
  • Windows Media Player
  • Quick Time
  • Java

How to Apply:

Please visit https://wocinstitute.ca/skin-health-program-course-application/ for more information on how to apply for a Skin Health Program Course.

Textbooks:

The following textbooks are for the indicated courses.

You may order your textbooks through the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute Bookstore: lb.ca/wocinstitute.

Skin Health Program: Wound Care – Foundations of Skin and Wound Management Across the Continuum of Care

  • Baranoski, S. & Ayello, E. A. (2016). Wound Care Essentials: Practice Principles 4th Edition. Phildadelphia: Wolters Kluwer

Skin Health Program: Ostomy Management

  • Mullen, B. D., & McGinn, K. A. (2008). The ostomy book: Living comfortably with colostomies, ileostomies, and urostomies. Boulder, CO: Bull Pub.


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