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Winner of the Vohra Wound Care Scholarship for Nursing Education and Nursing Certifications Announced

MIRAMAR, Fla. (Sep 9, 2020)—Vohra Wound Physicians, the nation’s most trusted wound care solution, is pleased to announce that Rachelle Zaborac, Infection Control Nurse at Farmington Country Manor in Illinois, is the first-ever recipient of the Vohra Wound Care Scholarship for Nursing Education and Nursing Certifications.

Ms. Zaborac will receive a $1,000 cash scholarship, plus free tuition for Vohra’s Wound Care Certification course (a $650 value), for a total value of $1,650. Vohra congratulates Ms. Zaborac on her prize-winning application, especially in light of the overwhelming number of submissions received for this first-time scholarship opportunity.

Ms. Zaborac’s colleague at Farmington Manor, Dr. Dickinson, has high praise for Ms. Zaborac: “She is very dedicated, hardworking and eager to learn. I am excited that she will be expanding her wound care knowledge. Farmington Country Manor is a small-town facility where the residents are treated like family. It’s one of those places you just expect everyone to have a good outcome. Her dedication to excellent wound care sure helps.”

Now more than ever, Vohra recognizes that nurses and healthcare professionals need personal and professional support to develop the skills required to excel. Due to an overwhelmingly positive response throughout the scholarship process, Vohra has announced the upcoming Vohra Wound Care Scholarship for Nursing Education and Nursing Certifications. The deadline for the upcoming opportunity is 12/17/2020 at 11:59PM EST. All medical professionals practicing nursing and/or attending nursing school are eligible to apply for the scholarship; however, those with the following credentials may benefit most: Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Physician Assistant (PA), or Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA). The winner will be announced on 12/31/2020.  

The certification includes 13 comprehensive modules, lifetime access to learning materials, up to 28 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 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, and several others.

About Vohra Wound Physicians

Vohra Wound Physicians is the nation’s most trusted wound care solution. Founded in 2000, the company works with nearly 3,000 skilled nursing facilities, educates thousands of medical professionals each year, and uses proven, proprietary technologies to provide superior wound care to patients at healthcare facilities and in their homes. 

Vohra delivers comprehensive wound care to hundreds of thousands of patients annually through bedside and telemedicine clinical services, wound dressings, education and wound care certification, and predictive, augmented intelligence driven decision tools. Supported by proprietary technologies and extensive, ongoing physician training, Vohra delivers results including a 21-day improvement in healing time and an 88% reduction in wound-related hospitalizations. For more information, visit or call 305-866-7123.

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Author: Janet S. Mackenzie, MD, ABPS, CWSP, AAGP

Janet S Mackenzie MD, ABPS, CWSP, AAGP is the Chief Medical Officer at Vohra Wound Physicians. She has been with the company since 2013 and has almost 30 years of wound care experience as both a plastic surgeon and a wound care specialist. After obtaining a Master’s degree in Education, she obtained her Medical Degree from the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine. She trained in general surgery at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and plastic surgery at McGill University. She is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, the American Board of Wound Management, and the American Board of General Medicine, and is a Certified Wound Specialist Physician (CWSP).

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