Minor Suturing Workshop

This half day, practical course will develop the knowledge and skills needed to close wounds in both primary care and secondary care environments.

Suitable for: GPs, Trainee Doctors, Nurses and Allied Healthcare Professionals.

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Aim

Overview of the assessment, care and management of wounds, whilst developing basic suturing technique.

Objectives

  • Overview of classification of wounds and the various types of wound dressings
  • Discuss patient assessment while reviewing cases
  • Carry out effective infection control
  • Discuss patient consent
  • Review suturing materials and equipment
  • Identify correct suture selection and technique
  • Overview of anaesthesia
  • Discuss potential complications
  • Understand the process of suture removal
  • Discuss procedure aftercare
  • Practice suturing on simulated wounds

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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
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11

Jul

Minor Suturing Workshop

Dublin

€183.00

Thursday, 11 July 2024

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

  • €183.00 incl. VAT

Thu 11 Jul 2024

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.

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12

Nov

Minor Suturing Workshop

Belfast

£157.50

Tuesday, 12 November 2024

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

  • £157.50 incl. VAT

Tue 12 Nov 2024

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.

Cost

£157.50/€183.00 (including VAT)

Time

9:00am – 2:00pm

 

Locations

Belfast

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

 

Dublin

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

 

Accredited by

4 CPD Hours