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July 27, 2019 Medical Procedures Conference, New York City

Everything you ever needed to know about office-setting suturing plus online CE to maximize your travel experience to awesome locations!

Join us in New York City on July 27, 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.

Objectives reviewed.

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


Your Instructor


Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA
Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA

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.


Courses Included with Purchase



Antibiotic Management Made Easy
Antibiotics don't have to be that hard. We make them easy in a stepwise, concise way!
Dr. Tom Maggio, PharmD, BCCCP
$19
Chest and Abdominal X-Ray Interpretation
Take the mystery out of this easy to master skill!
Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA
$29
Basic 12 Lead EKG interpretation
From the basic to the complicated, learn it all in an easy self-paced format
Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA
$29
Heart Failure Management Made Easy
Learn from an expert heart failure NP about the disease, medicines, guidelines, and management!
Janet Lenz, APRN, NP-BC, CCRN, RCIS,
$19
Suturing Techniques 101
You learned the technique, now let's practice together!
Dr. John Russell, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA
FREE

Original Price: $96


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts on April 26, 2019 at 0800. You have access online to the course before and after that time.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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