Hosted at the Brand New Skills On Point Simulation Center at 6775 Fincham Drive, Rockford, IL on June 6-7, 2020.
This 16 hour approved continuing education course is the perfect way for any nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or physician looking to learn all the skills necessary to suture in an inpatient setting or outpatient setting.
This is by far the most comprehensive suturing course available short of a first assisting course.Come elevate your skills to the next level!
Course includes 16 approved contact hours of ANCC or AAFP prescribed CME credit (Cat 1) as well as catered lunch and a suturing trainer for home use!
For any questions about the continuing education credits or travel arrangements, contact John Russell at 309-370-7582 or use the contact us link above!
Full listing of content included:
Two and one-handed knot tying techniques and applications.
Suturing instrumentation and tying with instruments.
Observing how your instrumentation can work with you.
Understanding and performing subcuticular skin closure with confidence
Suture types and the needles that accompany them.
Needle driving, suturing, and knot tying selection relevant to tissue layers and proper wound closure.
Guaranteed surgical knot tightening strategies and specialty knot tying techniques.
Common interrupted sutures with and without buried knots
Figure of eight
Common running sutures with and without buried knots
Simple running suture line
Running horizontal mattress suture line
Running vertical mattress suture line
Running locking suture line
Modified versions of running suture lines
Drain insertion and securing
Fine suture management
Matching tissues of different thickness
Biopsy closure for punch and elliptical incisions
Incision and drainage techniques
Skin stapling and removal techniques
Hotel block pricing available at Hilton Garden Inn. For more details or to reserve your hotel in the block, contact Hilton Garden Inn directly and ask for Skills On Point room block.