Suturing: Basic Wound Closure Max Contact Hours Awarded
: 4.0Max Pharmacotherapeutic Hours Awarded
Suturing is a necessary practical skill for many nurse practitioners. This course is designed to enhance your skill as a practitioner to properly assess and close open wounds. Time will be spent on how to assess a wound, selection of appropriate suturing materials and anesthetics, and practical time on appropriate wound closure techniques. This hands-on skills class includes lecture combined with practical time to apply the skills of suturing.
March 6, 2020
8:00 am – 12:30 pm
Location: Acute Care Education , Vancouver, WA
Who Should Attend?
APRN’s in all care settings, ARNP students, Registered Nurses, and other Health Sciences Professionals wishing to acquire skills in suturing.
- Suturing & Suturing Materials
- Local Anesthesia for Wounds
- Wound Evaluation & Preparation
- Suturing Techniques:
Simple Interrupted Suturing
Subcutaneous or Buried Suture
Speaker: Anne Hedger, DNP, ACNP-BC, ANP-BC, CPNP-AC, ENP-BC, CCRN
EMPLOYERS: You may register up to 6 staff at one time by using this link.
Registration includes: Attendance at program, downloadable program handouts, all suturing materials used in class, coffee, tea, water, continental breakfast, and snacks. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.
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