Held at the iHotel Conference Center and Hotel in Champaign, IL in the Alma Mater room from 8am-4pm on December 1, 2018.
This course is the perfect way for any student, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician assistant or physician looking to learn all the skills necessary for outpatient suturing. 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:
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
and so much more!!!
For more information about contact hours or registration, use the contact us link above or contact John Russell at 309-370-7582
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.