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Wound Management: An Evidence-Based Approach (Jun 14-Jul 11) is a Course

Wound Management: An Evidence-Based Approach (Jun 14-Jul 11)

Jun 14 - Jul 12, 2021
6.0 credits

$325 Enroll

Full course description

ENROLLMENT FEE: EARLY BIRD thru May 29 = $325.00. AFTER May. 29 = $375.00.

TARGET PARTICIPANTS - This course is for certified athletic trainers or nurses to advance their clinical skills. Athletic trainers will be awarded 6 Evidence-Based Practice CEU's for this course.


This 4-week online course will provide an evidence-based approach to wound care and advance your knowledge and skills to support quality patient-centered outcomes. The course highlights infection prevention and control, wound assessment, wound treatment (including wound closures).

Students will be provided with a suture kit and will submit photo and video evidence of proper technique during the course. Assignments are due at the end of each week, but otherwise content is self-paced. There are no synchronous meeting sessions.


  1. Improve clinical outcomes by better identifying, treating, and managing injuries for athletes and patients.
  2. Highlight evidence-based practice for practical application of skin closures.
  3. Close the learning gap between the previous, current, and future CAATE standards and clinical competencies.
  4. Receive EBP CEUs at a cost-effective price without leaving home from a BOC Provider.
  5. Learn from emergency and surgical physician assistants with over 20 years of combined experience.
  6. Interact and network with professionals from across the country through discussion boards.


  Tyler Sommer, MPAS, PA-C
Tyler Sommer is a Certified Physician Assistant (PA-C) with experience in neurosurgery, spine surgery, emergency medicine, and family medicine. He received a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience from Brigham Young University (BYU). He also earned a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree from AT Still University of Health Sciences in Mesa, Arizona. He practiced primarily with Mayo Clinic Health System in Minnesota before joining Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2015 as one of the founding faculty members in the PA program. During his time at RMUoHP, Tyler has served as the Director of Didactic Education, Assistant Program Director, and currently works as the Academic Director and Associate Program Director. In addition to his work with the PA program, he is also working towards completion of a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Health Science, with a concentration in Health Promotion and Wellness.
 Travis Layne, PA-C
Travis graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University PA Program in 1996. He later obtained a Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree with an emphasis in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from the University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2013. Travis joined the faculty of the Physician Assistant Program at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions in 2017. His clinical experience includes family practice, general surgery, vascular and neurosurgical subspecialties, and pain management. The majority of his career though has been in the interventional pain management field working in both outpatient and inpatient settings.