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Suturing Skills

The Art of Wound Repair

Theresa M. Campo
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Theresa M. Campo


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  • Run Time:
  • 3.30
  • Publisher:
  • Fitzgerald Health Education Associates
  • Contact Hours:
  • 3.90
  • Rx Contact Hours:
  • 0.00
  • Edition:
  • 3
Passing included online posttest(s) is required to earn contact hours, if applicable.
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Description

Suturing expert Theresa M. Campo, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP, FAAN, ENP-C, will help you learn how to suture through a step-by-step approach. Dermabond and other newer products about to come on the market will be covered, as an introduction to the use of a bio-adhesive in the care of lacerations.

Techniques Taught in this suture techniques course
  • Local wound injection
  • Anesthetizing the wound area
  • Field block
  • Digital field block
  • Preparing the wound
  • Halving, learning needle placement, and performing a simple suture
  • Running suture
  • Running locking suture
  • Horizontal mattress suture
  • Running horizontal mattress suture
  • Vertical mattress suture
  • Corner suture
  • Excising biopsy
  • Intracuticular suture
  • Proper application of bioadhesives
  • Punch biopsy and “X” stitch
  • Staple Repair
  • Butterfly closures

This course provides 6 of the 30 continuing emergency care education hours in emergency care procedural skills required to sit for the AANPCB Emergency NP Exam under ENP Option 1.