Skin Health: 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 complete the online application form, upload your resume and pay your course fee via our convenient online payment system.

Textbooks:

The following textbooks are for the indicated courses.

You may order your textbooks through the Wound, Ostomy & Continence Institute Bookstore” and link to lb.ca/caetacademybookstore.

NSWOCC – Bow Valley College Spotlight on Wound Management Program – Foundations of Skin and Wound Management Across the Continuum of Care

  • Wound Care Essentials Fourth Edition 2016 by Sharon Baranoski and Elizabeth Ayello Lippincott Wilkins and Wolters
  • Wound Care Made Incredibly Visual 2nd Edition 2008 Lippincott Wilkins and Wolters.

Skin Health: Ostomy Management

  • Mullen, B. D., & McGinn, K. A. (2008). The ostomy book: Living comfortably with colostomies, ileostomies, and urostomies. Boulder, CO: Bull Pub. K2P Continence

Skin Health: The Management of Edema in Community Clients

  • There are no required textbooks for this course; all reading materials are supplied.