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Minor Wound Closure Skills


1 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 1 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.
  • …and more

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).

PLEASE NOTE: This is an external event organised by AlfaMed. The College of Paramedics is not responsible for the content or quality of the course. Attendance is at the discretion of the organisers and not the College of Paramedics. To find out more information or if you have any questions please contact the organisers directly.


Members: £81
Non Members: £90


Start Date: 27th September 2019
Finish Date: 27th September 2019
Website: https://alfamedsect.co.uk/product/minor-wound-closure-skills/