MIRAMAR, Fla. (July 31, 2020)—Vohra Wound Physicians, a wound care solution, announced a call for applications for its new Vohra Wound Care Scholarship for Nursing Education and Nursing Certifications program. Vohra recognizes that nurses and health care professionals need personal and professional support to develop the skills needed to excel. Now through August 20, nurses and nursing students can apply for a chance to receive a $1,000 cash scholarship, plus free tuition for Vohra’s Wound Care Certification course, valued at $650. The certification includes 13 comprehensive modules, lifetime access to learning materials, 20 ANCC CNE credits, and the Vohra Wound Certified Nurse (VWCN) distinction upon successful completion of a final exam.
Since launching in 2015, more than 7,000 nurses and nursing students have completed Vohra’s Wound Care Certification program. The program has expanded to include international students, educational materials in Spanish and German, and programs for both facility-based and home health-based nursing professionals. In addition, Vohra has been recognized as a wound care educational partner with grants from federal and state program including California, Texas, Florida, and many others.
All medical professionals practicing nursing and/or attending nursing school are eligible to apply for the scholarship; however, those with the following degrees may benefit most: Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Physician Assistant (PA), or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA).
“Nurses with a Wound Care Certification can assist physicians and treat wounds directly, improving patient outcomes significantly. Not only do trained wound care nurses help improve patient quality of life, they help nursing facilities and home health agencies minimize the risk of citations and infractions for pressure ulcers,” said John Sory, president of Vohra Wound Physicians. “For these reasons and countless others, nurses certified in wound care are a valuable asset to any patient care team.”
From nursing students at the beginning of their careers to seasoned practitioners with clinical experience, a Wound Care Certification is an essential next step in professional development, arming practitioners with the skills and expertise needed to advance in the medical field. A wound care certificate from Vohra Wound Physicians can help practitioners increase their earning potential and job security by becoming a vital member of any organization.
The deadline to apply is August 20 at 11:59 p.m.; the winner will be announced on Vohra’s website on September 1. Nurses and nursing students can apply here.
For further information on Vohra Wound Physicians’ scholarship program for nursing education and nursing certifications click here or call (305) 866-7123.