Basic Suturing

Description

Basic suturing is a skill required by many specialties. If you are new to suturing, or simply need a refresher, this module will provide guidance on how to conduct basic suturing to wounds. By the end of the module you will have a basic understanding of suturing techniques, wound cleaning and dressings. You will be able to attempt suturing under direct supervision for the first time.

Type
1 hour Online Learning

Accreditation
ACEM, ACRRM, ANZCA, CICM

 

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand basic suturing technique
  2. Understand basic wound cleaning techniques

Topics

  • Wound assessment
  • Wound cleaning
  • Suturing technique
  • Post suturing wound care
  • Knowledge assessment.

 

Focus
Suturing, wound care, dressings, exam preparation

Medical Audience
GP, GP Registrar, Doctors in Training (DIT), Medical Student, International Medical Graduate, Overseas Trained Doctor

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Osler
N/A
Online Education
1h : 0m
ACEM: 1h : 0m
ANZCA - Clinical: 1 pt
CICM: 1 pt
ACRRM - Fellow: 1 pt
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 1h : 0m
MBA - CPD: 1h : 0m
General Medicine

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