Basic Suture Training Workshop


Welcome to the Wild World of Wound Closure with this outstanding 8 hour suturing workshop!

This course brings high-end content in an affordable package with content typically reserved only for the most advanced of learners but does not require any experience for you to attend!

This course and its two day version, the Comprehensive Suture Training Workshop are very commonly used stepping stone to help healthcare professionals successfully transition into the RNFA program with NIFA (the National Institute of First Assisting, Inc which is the most commonly underwent RNFA program in the US) for their hands-on skills workshops, as the curriculum taught is consistent with the training used in their workshop for that precise purpose. As well, this course provides a developed and thorough approach to suturing that will explain WHY and HOW to decide on different types, duration, and location of sutures, which most courses barely address.

Bottom line: you will leave with a new appreciation of suturing regardless of your experience, and absolutely none is required to attend this amazing course!

Also consider the Online-Only option of this course if you are unable to come to the course live! The online version includes access to 1:1 virtual office hours with our expert instructors via ZOOM as well as 80+ videos to follow along with to learn at your own pace.



    Course Content

    Course Content

    This course is a fantastic introduction to suturing and includes a full day of content and the rationale to supersede nearly any other like course out there.

    • Suture and Needle Selection
    • Instrument Use
    • Wound Closure Techniques
    • Simple Interrupted
    • Horizontal Mattress
    • Vertical Mattress
    • Corner Stitch
    • Figure of 8 Stitch
    • Simple Running
    • Running Locking
    • Keith Subcuticular Stitch
    • Steri Strips
    • Skin Glue
    • Staplers and Removal

    Participants may add the elective night courseof ultrasound guided IV Lab to this course. See full course listing for additional online continuing education content provided with this course.


    CE Hours

    Includes 8 ANCC-Approved contact hours or 8.0 approved AAFP Prescribed Credit. Participants may only take credit for the portion of the content they attend. Skills on Point, LLC is approved as a provider of continuing nursing education by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)

    Target Audience

    Target Audience

    Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Medical Doctors, Emergency Medical Services, any/all students are welcome! No experience is required and will engage learners of all skills levels including those with additional skills useful in all environments.



    This course is held at the Skills On Point Simulation Center at 1340 S Alpine Rd, Rockford, IL 61108 from 8am-5pm both days.

    Included with Course

    Included with Course

    This course includes one day of catered lunch, all supplies required to successfully complete the course, as well as a complete online companion version of the course with 80+ videos with lectures and demonstrations as well as suturing and procedural supplies to continue refining your technique at home! You do not need to bring anything with you to this course.

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