SUTURED in Calgary, AB (July 22, 2023)

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$971.00 USD

HANDS ON SUTURING & WOUND MANAGEMENT COURSE

  • The College of Family Physicians Canada MAINPRO+ credits: 33.75
  • ONE-DAY COURSE

Price: $1295 + 5% GST 

Venue

Hampton Inn by Hilton Calgary Airport North
Homewood Suites by Hilton Calgary Airport
2021 100 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta T3J 0R3
Canada


 

Perfect for:

  • Family Physicians
  • Emergency Physicians
  • Urgent care

Objectives

  • Be able to list the factors that affect wound healing
  • Have a knowledge of the available suture materials & be able to select the most appropriate
  • Be able to list the different techniques available to achieve local anesthesia
  • Have practised the different techniques of local anaesthetic administration
  • Have practised the technique of application of a finger tourniquet
  • Be able to describe finger anatomy & understand the technique of a digital finger block
  • Have practised 4 different knot tying techniques to achieve optimum wound closure
  • Have practised the technique of extensor tendon repair
  • Have practised the technique of flap laceration repair
  • Have practised 3 skin biopsy techniques: shave; punch; elliptical/fusiform excision
  • Be able to describe the techniques involved in lip & tongue laceration repair
  • Be able to provide wound closure aftercare advice

NEW Objectives:

  • Have a knowledge of the different subtypes of perianal/perirectal abscesses & be able to describe their management
  • Be able to describe the management of 4 common finger & nail injuries and infections: paronychias; felons; partial amputations; sub-ungual haematomas

Additional Topics:

  • Radical nail excision
  • Layered wound repair
  • Wound undermining
  • Abscess incision & drainage

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