Dr. Loren C. Hayes, DNP, MS, GNP-BC, GCNS-BC, CWCN-AP, CFCN, CWS, FACCWS, is a doctorally prepared, nationally board-certified gerontological nurse practitioner as well as a clinical nurse specialist in gerontological nursing.She is also a Certified Wound Specialist, a Fellow of the American College of Clinical Wound Specialists, a Certified Wound Care Nurse, certified at the Advanced Practice Level and a Certified Foot Care Nurse. Dr. Hayes holds a doctor of nursing practice degree, master’s degree in geriatric nursing as well as a masters’ degree in gerontology. She has over 30 years clinical experience as a nurse practitioner with over 20 years in wound care. As the Vice President of Clinical Operations at Wound Technology Network, she leads more than 100 staff members.
Dr. Hayes is the author of several published articles on wound care and geriatrics, and has presented at the national and local levels. Dr. Hayes is on the advisory board and speakers’ panel for Hollister Wound Care. She also is an associate editor of the Journal of the American College of Certified Wound Specialists. Dr. Hayes was award the distinction of “Nurse Practitioner of the Year, 2004” by The South Florida Council of Advance Practices Nurses.