Dr. Anvar’s Skilled Wound Care Blog

Profiles in Caring: Brian De Castro RN, ADON

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November 8, 2017

October 18, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Meet Brian De Castro: an amazing wound-care certified nurse who’s changing lives (part one of two). Welcome to the first installment in our PROFILES IN CARING series, where we’ll introduce an amazing doctor, nurse, or provider who’s changing lives through better wound care. Today, we’re excited to present ... read more

The College of Long Term Care Goes International!

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November 2, 2017

November 02, 2017 The College of Long Term Care goes international! The College of Long Term Care has now received international accreditation for its Skin, Wound, and Ostomy course exam, which means we are on the way to educating and helping nurses all over the world! Over the five years that Skilled Wound Care (and ... read more

Great wound care education is key part of public health!

By editor
October 18, 2017

October 18, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Great wound care education is key part of public health! The third week of October is National Health Education Week (sponsored by the Society for Public Health Education). We’re excited to see it - because for Skilled Wound Care, EVERY week is focused on health education. Whether we’re ... read more

Skilled Wound Care raises $12K+ for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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October 12, 2017

October 11, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Skilled Wound Care raises $12K+ for Hurricane Harvey Relief - here’s how you can help! This fall has been a challenging one: from devastating hurricanes slamming into the Caribbean and Gulf Coast states, to the shooting in Las Vegas, to the earthquake in Mexico City, sometimes it feels ... read more

National PA Week 2017

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October 4, 2017

October 04, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care It’s National Physician’s Assistant Week - and we couldn’t be happier! Every year, we celebrate National PA Week from October 6-12, and recognize the important contributions that PAs (physician assistants) make to America’s healthcare system. This year, PA Week is especially exciting, as we celebrate the 50th anniversary ... read more

Retirement? Not so much, say older doctors

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September 27, 2017

September 27, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Retirement? Not so much, say older doctors. A recent survey found that the average age of actively licensed physicians in America is 51. And those doctors? Don’t want to hang up the white coats just yet. Although more than a third of physicians are approaching retirement age, the ... read more

New Orleans: Still Time To Register

By editor
September 20, 2017

Skin, Wound, & Ostomy Course: New Orleans, October 11-13, 2017 Join Skilled Wound Care in the Crescent City on October 11-13 at the Hilton Garden Inn in New Orleans, LA, for our SWOC Course & Certification Exam. Spots are still open (but courses have been selling out, so don’t delay: register now!) Our multi-day course ... read more

Nursing Homes: An Under-Served Population

By editor
September 13, 2017

September 13, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care Do you want to help one of America’s most under-served populations access better quality healthcare? Nursing homes care for one of the most overlooked disadvantaged populations in the American healthcare system: the elderly. And as recent events in Houston during Hurricane Harvey made all too clear, often this ... read more

Wound Care Education This September

By editor
September 6, 2017

September 06, 2017 - Skilled Wound Care September 15th is Skilled Wound Care’s education day + re certification exam in Tampa, Florida. Studies show that certified nurses make, on average, $7,300 more a year than those who lack certifications. Not only are there salary advantages, but certified nurses consistently report better job opportunities, higher job ... read more


By editor
September 1, 2017

August 30, 2017- Skilled Wound Care When was the last time you left work on time? If you’re a Skilled Wound Care physician, the answer should be: yesterday. Skilled Wound Care is pioneering a new model in healthcare careers - we believe that making a life shouldn’t come at the cost of making a life. ... read more