Oct 5, 2019 Basic 8 Hr Suture Training Workshop, Rockford,, IL

So much more than your typical suturing course. Everything you ever needed to know about office-setting suturing. Open to any interested learner!

Held at 6775 Fincham Dr, Rockford, IL from 8am-5pm on October 5, 2019.

This course is offered as part of the two-day Outpatient Skills Practitioner Workshop or as a standalone course. This listing is for the standalone one-day course.

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

Hotel block pricing on site for $89 per night.

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts on Oct 5, 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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