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Suturing Workshop




6 Hours

About the Course

This one day course is designed to teach you how to effectively assess and manage acute wounds with suture closure. The day is divided into theory and practice, giving you the opportunity to safely practice.

Included within the theory:

Basic anatomy and physiology,

Wound assessment

Stages of wound healing

Types of analgesia & Lidocaine techniques

Documentation & consent

Suture material & techniques

This workshop gives staff the theoretical knowledge required to undertake this skill, however they are required to obtain sign off in their own clinical area through observed practice before they can perform this skill independently.

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