MRCC nurses certified in wound care
Margaretville — Two nurses at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville have recently received Wound Care Certification. Susan Cole, RN, and Diana Briggs, LPN, completed their training in December in Niagara Falls given by the Wound Care Education Institute. They are the only Wound Care Certified nurses in Delaware County.
The Skin and Wound Management Course is a five-day seminar consisting of classroom training, hands-on lab practice, examinatic review and certification examination for eligible candidates.
The course curriculum included the following areas of study: anatomy and physiology, wounds and professional/legal topics.
The Skin and Wound Management Course is approved by the National Alliance of Would Care Credentialing Board, the credentialing arm of the National Alliance of Wound Care.
Established in 1994, Mountainside is an 82-bed long-term care facility located on the campus of Margaretville Hospital, a 15-bed critical access facility. The facilities are members of HealthAlliance. For additional information, please call 845 586-1800.