Aug 24, 2019 Medical Procedures Conference, Nashville
Everything you ever needed to know about office-setting suturing plus online CE to maximize your travel experience to awesome locations!
The ocean is calling and I must go!
Join us at the Courtyard Nashville Downtown on Aug 24, 2019 from 8am-4pm. There is an optional hand-tying workshop in the evening as well for an additional $150. (purchased on skillsonpoint.com). Seating limited to 30 attendees so confirm your seat as early as possible to guarantee your spot!
Total of 17 hrs of CE!
Live Course includes:
8hrs of suturing and derm procedures like shave, punch, and elliptical biopsy, abscess packing and incision/drainage and anesthesia techniques.
Online Course includes:
9 hrs of online self-paced CE (4hrs of pharm CE) content in Chest and Extremity X-rays, Antibiotic Management, and Heart Failure Management.
The in-person course is the perfect way for any nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or physician looking to learn all the skills necessary for outpatient suturing and basic office procedures. OR grade equipment is used to help best replicate the real-world environment and our hyper-realistic trainer makes the most of the action-packed day. You are guaranteed to leave with the skills to confidently apply these skills immediately on your patients.Come elevate your skills to the next level!
Course includes 8 approved contact hours as well as catered lunch and a suturing trainer for home use!
For any questions about the continuing education credits or travel arrangements, contact John Russell at 309-370-7582 or use the contact us link above!
List of content included:
Importance and role of APRNs and PAs in suturing.
Suturing instrumentation and tying with instruments.
Suture types and the needles that accompany them.
Needle driving, suturing, and knot tying selection relevant to tissue layers and proper wound closure.
Simple interrupted stitch
Horizontal mattress stitch
Vertical mattress stitch
Figure of eight stitch (4 types)
Simple running suture line
Running horizontal mattress suture line
Running vertical mattress suture line
Running locking suture line
Modified versions of running suture lines
Running subcuticular stitch
Punch biopsy techniques
Skin stapler insertion and removal
Review of skills, post-evaluations, question and answer session
Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA is the owner and founder of Skills On Point®, LLC as well as a nurse practitioner/first assistant in cardiothoracic surgery at Swedish American Hospital in Rockford, IL. As well as an instructor for the National Institute of First Assisting, INC (NIFA®), John teaches nurse practitioner students for Olivet Nazarene University for the School of Graduate and Continuing Studies. He loves simplifying complicated concepts into digestible portions and loves to use ridiculous analogies to make the most complicated concepts come to life for the learner.