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.

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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16

Apr

Minor suturing

Dublin

€125.00

Thursday, 16 April 2020

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

  • €125.00 incl. VAT

Thu 16 Apr 2020

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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10

Jun

Minor suturing

Belfast

£102.00

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

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

  • £102.00 incl. VAT

Wed 10 Jun 2020

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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26

Sep

Minor suturing

Belfast

£102.00

Saturday, 26 September 2020

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

  • £102.00 incl. VAT

Sat 26 Sep 2020

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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14

Oct

Minor suturing

Dublin

€125.00

Wednesday, 14 October 2020

09:00 AM - 09:09 AM (9 minutes)

  • €125.00 incl. VAT

Wed 14 Oct 2020

09:00 AM - 09:09 AM (9 minutes)

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

Belfast: £102.00 / Dublin: €125.00

Time

9am – 2pm

Accredited by

4 CPD Hours