Minor Wound closure skills
One day minor wound closure course covering tissue adhesive, paper sutures, suturing technique. Ideal for health professionals (primarily Paramedics and Nurses) working in emergency and urgent care, event and remote medicine.
Using animal specimens students will get a realistic and practical understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to appropriately manage patients with minor wounds.
This interactive and engaging one day CPD course will cover.
Anatomy and physiology
Approach to wound assessment
Local anaesthetic infilltration
Wound closure techniques (glue, steristrips, interrupted suture)
Tetanus and antibiotic prophylaxis.
What is included?
Certificate of attendance, course notes (both sent via email after the course)
Refreshments and Lunch
Venue and details will be confirmed 1-2 weeks before.
Disclaimer. Attendance on this course does not give candidates a licence to practice, and is not an accredited course/ qualification. Ability to utilise the taught skills in practice would require suitable mentorship and the agreement of your employer.
10% discount for members of College of Paramedics/ RCN using discount code COP10OFF (valid membership number required. Cannot be used with any other offer).
Non Members: £90
Start Date: 20th February 2019
Finish Date: 20th February 2019