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WOCN Continuing Education

Effectiveness of Caregiver-oriented Transitional Care Program (CTCP) for Home Care of Burn Patients

Credits: None available.

Standard: $10.00
Members: $0.00


Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

0.5 - Contact Hours

Release Date: 07/22/2021

Expiration Date: 07/22/2024

Credit Information:

Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements

The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.

Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.

To Receive Credit:

  • Complete the activity in its entirety.

  • Complete/submit the online evaluation.

  • Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.

Program Overview

The transition to home for the burn patient can be difficult for both the patient and caregiver. Establishing a program to instruct the non-professional caregiver provides necessary education and builds confidence in their ability to perform the required care. The principles for developing a program to help transition a burn patient from acute care to home care is outlined in this presentation.

Learning Outcome: 

At the end of the session, the learner will report increased confidence in providing caregiver teaching prior to discharge with the goal to improve patient outcomes and increase caregiver confidence at the time of discharge.

The planners and faculty for this program have nothing to disclose unless listed below.

All potential Conflicts of Interest have been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner, Nurse Planner, and Director of Education, and resolved according to the WOCN Society policy to ensure that no bias exists as a result of disclosed relevant financial relationships with Commercial Interest Organizations.



  • 0.50 - Contact Hours

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