Family Practice Skills Workshop


Come join us in Chicago, Tampa, Dallas, or Los Angeles for the family practice environment with all the commonly privileged skills used during routine primary care in a family practice or urgent care environment!

This 16 hour live course is taught by several different incredibly experienced and highly engaging instructors who love to offer personal and applicable instruction, tailored to the exact needs of the students. The course is open to all learners and experience levels, designed to give you the skills you need to be successful in the transition to your first role, a new role, or just as a refresher with fun hands-on continuing education with world-class simulation equipment!

Includes 10 hours of online content through our Online CE Portal for lifetime access to supplemental content and lectures as well as a suturing kit with supplies to perform both the suturing and office procedures at home to refine your skills learned in this dynamic course!

Available as a 2 day course or as the 3 day version which includes the advanced suturing content covered in the Comprehensive Suture Training Workshop since you’re already getting half of that content with the one day of suturing to save money and maximize your training experience!

Also consider the Online-Only option of this course (available HERE) if you are unable to come to the course live! The online continuing education course version includes access to 1:1 virtual office hours with our expert instructors via ZOOM as well as 140+ videos to follow along with to learn at your own pace. This course includes our professional suturing instrument kit as well as the home supply kit.



    Course Content

    Course Content

    The two-day family practice skills workshop includes two days of hands-on training including the following content:

    Day 1:
    • Musculoskeletal Exams
    • Joint Aspiration and Injections (ROCKFORD LOCATION ONLY)
    • Local Anesthesia
    • Paronychia Release
    • Nail Trephination
    • Ring Removal and Cutting
    • Cryotherapy
    • Shave and Punch Biopsy
    • Cerumen Impaction Removal
    • Fluorescein Stain and Woods Lamps
    • Abscess I/D and Packing
    Day 2:
    • 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
    • SteriStrips
    • Skin Glue
    • Staplers and Removal

    Participants may add the elective night courses of casting and splinting to this course to get more hands-on time.


    CE Hours

    Includes 26 ANCC-Approved contact hours (16.0 in person and 10.0 online).

    Skills on Point, LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

    Target Audience

    Target Audience

    Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Medical Doctors, Emergency Medical Services, any/all students are welcome!



    This course is held at the following locations:

    • NIU Rockford at 8500 E State St, Rockford, IL 61108
      • SOP Room Block available at Hilton Garden Inn, Rockford IL – SITE AND BOOKING
      • Enter Corporate Account number “3268798” under “Special Rates” to receive the Skills on Point discount
    • Embassy Suites by Hilton LAX at 9801 Airport Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
      • To book with the SOP reserved room block, use the following link – BOOK HERE
    • Hampton Inn & Suites Tampa Airport Avion Park Westshore at 5329 Avion Park Drive, Tampa, FL 33607

    Included with Course

    Included with Course

    This course includes two days of catered lunches, all supplies required to successfully complete the course, as well as a complete online companion version of the course with 140+ 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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