Suturing: Basic Wound Closure [20200724]

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Max Contact Hours Awarded: 4.0
Max Pharmacotherapeutic Hours Awarded: .5

Program Description

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.   

July 24, 2020
8:00 am – 12:30 pm

Location: Acute Care Education Opens in new window or tab, 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. 

Program Outline

  • Suturing & Suturing Materials
  • Local Anesthesia for Wounds
  • Wound Evaluation & Preparation
  • Suturing Techniques:
         Simple Interrupted Suturing
         Running Suture
         Subcutaneous or Buried Suture
         Horizontal Mattress
         Vertical Mattress


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.

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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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