The Basic Suture Training Workshop

The 8.0 CE Hour Step-by-Step Introductory Guide of Basic Wound Closure

Ready to learn suturing from the convenience of your own home?

With zero experience required, this self-paced online course takes any learner and provides consistent, quality technique in the most current, evidence-based suturing techniques. This course includes content usually reserved for first assisting courses costing over $5000! The gold nuggets we provide are such simple but useful learning points that you can introduce into your technique immediately.

Plus you get to keep all the hand selected high-quality instruments and supplies we will send you to do all the procedures we show you from home!

Taught and narrated by Dr. John Russell, Program Director - Collegiate Division, for the National Institute of First Assisting, Inc and owner of Skills On Point, this course is the virtual adaptation of the live courses we have become famous for with high-quality instruments, expert instruction, and a comfortable price point so everyone can attend who wants to learn!

This course includes 8.0 Hours of AAFP-Approved contact hours and includes an impressive array of supplies so you have virtually everything you need to perform this course and continue to practice for years to come!

Additionally - with enrollment in this course, you are receiving access to an additional 8 hours of video content from our Comprehensive Suture Training Workshop for FREE! The additional supplies are not included with your enrollment, but if you would like to purchase the additional supplies to practice the advanced skills, you can do so HERE

Just check out the impressive curriculum listed below! Each course section includes lectures and demos to clearly reinforce the learning, and we even offer virtual synchronous learning sessions via Zoom to make sure you are on point with your technique!


Unlike our competitors, we give you REAL OR-GRADE INSTRUMENTS. You won't find any doc-in-a-box kits or "made in Taiwan" stamps on our instruments.

We value your training and we invest in YOU.

Come see the Skills On Point difference!

Includes 8 AAFP-Approved contact hours.

The AAFP has reviewed Comprehensive Suture Training Workshop and deemed it acceptable for up to 16.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed credit(s). Term of Approval is from 06/01/2024 to 05/31/2025. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity (8.00 credits for Basic Suture Training Workshop).

AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™ toward the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award. When applying for the AMA PRA, Prescribed credit earned must be reported as Prescribed, not as Category 1. Skills on Point, LLC is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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, AGACNP-BC, FNP-BC, CCRN, RNFA is the owner and founder of Skills On Point®, LLC as well as a nurse practitioner/first assistant with practice experience in cardiothoracic surgery. As well as an instructor for the National Institute of First Assisting, INC (NIFA®), John teaches as a guest lecturer through Skills On Point for nurse practitioner students for many universities and Rosalind Franklin University for CRNA students. 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.

Course Curriculum

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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