Family Practice Skills Workshop


Prepare 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 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!

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 140+ videos to follow along with to learn at your own pace.



    Course Content

    Course Content

    This two day course includes one full Suturing Day with the following techniques: Simple Interrupted, Horizontal Mattress, Vertical Mattress, Figure of Eight, Half-Buried Horizontal Mattress (corner stitch), Simple Running, Running Locking, Keith Subcuticular, Skin Stapling, Staple Removal, Skin Glue, Steri-Strips, Anesthesia Principles and Techniques, Elliptical Excision. The Procedures Day includes Orthopedic/MSK Assessment, Joint Injection, Orthopedic Xray Interpretation, Office Procedures including Abscess Incision and Drainage, Wound Packing, Field Blocks, Digital Trauma with Nail Removal, Paronychia Release, Subungual Hematoma Trephination, Ring Removal, Ring Cutting, Punch Biopsy, Shave Biopsy, Cryotherapy, Cerumen Impaction Removal, Curettage, Fluorescein Staining and Woods Lamps. This course also includes an online portion including: 12 Lead EKG Interpretation (3.0 hours), Chest and Abdominal X-Ray Interpretation (3.0 hours), Antibiotic Management Made Easy (2.0 pharm hrs), and Hypertension Management Made Easy (2.0 pharm hrs) for a total of 26 hours of content!   |Chest and Abdominal X-Ray Interpretation (3.0 hrs) | Orthopedic X-Ray Interpretation (2.0 hrs) | Antibiotic Management (2.0 pharm hrs) | Heart Failure Management (2.0 pharm hrs)


    CE Hours

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



    This course is held at the Skills On Point Simulation Center at 6775 Fincham Dr Suite #3, Rockford, IL 61108 from 8am-5pm both days of the course.

    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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