Minor Suturing Workshop

This half day, practical course will develop knowledge and skills relating to the minor suturing of wounds.

Suitable for: GPs, trainee doctors, nurses and AHP’s.

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Aim

To provide an overview of the assessment, care and management of wounds and teach basic suture technique.

Objectives

  • Overview of classification of wounds and types of wound dressings
  • Discuss patient assessment, infection control and consent
  • Identify correct suture selection and technique
  • Overview of anaesthesia
  • Discuss potential complications

 

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At the end of the course delegates should be able to:

  • Describe how to assess a patient and wound before considering the use of sutures
  • Describe the different stages of wound healing and wound classification
  • Define the purpose of sutures and other wound dressings
  • Outline anaesthesia dosage and contraindications
  • Discuss the appropriate use of a range of suturing materials and equipment
  • Outline the characteristics of wounds which should not be sutured
  • Explore common suturing errors and consider removal of sutures
  • Summarise wound care information and advice given to patients
  • Practice the skill of suturing minor wounds using a simple interrupted suture.
Limited places
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10

Nov

Minor suturing

Belfast

£150.00

Wednesday, 10 November 2021

09:00 AM - 02:00 PM (5 hours)

  • £150.00 incl. VAT
Register3 places remaining

Wed 10 Nov 2021

09:00 AM - 02:00 PM (5 hours)

This half day, practical course is aimed at GPs, trainee doctors, nurses and AHPS and will develop knowledge and skills relating to the minor suturing of wounds.

Register3 places remaining

Cost

Belfast: £150.00 & Dublin: €175.00

Time

Belfast/ Dublin 

9am – 2pm

 

 

Locations:

 

Belfast

Kingsbridge Training Academy
10 Falcon Way, Boucher Road,
Belfast, BT12 6SQ

 

Dublin

Carlton Hotel Blanchardstown
Church Rd, Tyrrelstown,
Dublin, D15 EYX5

 

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4 CPD Hours