Suturing: Basic Wound Closure

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.

Who Should Attend?  APRN’s in all care settings, ARNP students, Registered Nurses, and other Health Sciences Professionals wishing to acquire skills in suturing.

Contact Hours:  4.0

Speaker:  Sharon Hento, DNP, ARNP, FNP-BC

Program Testimonials

“Great balance of presentation and supervised practice time.”

“Excellent program. Perfectly timed,not rushed and not too long.”

“Sharon did a wonderful job in presenting the information and techniques to do suturing! Very helpful and supportive to practicing suturing and assisting in correct techniques.”

Additional Information

Registration includes:  Attendance at program, downloadable program handouts, all day coffee, tea, water, a light breakfast and snacks. All supplies are included. Wi-fi is available in the conference center.

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Terms & Conditions and Cancellation Policy

If you are an employer who needs to register more than one employee for this program, please fill out our group registration form.

Employer Registration – Location: Vancouver, WA