Tissue Viability – Suturing Skills

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What’s covered on the day?

This 2-day course is open to all practitioners who are responsible for the treatment of non-life-threatening traumatic wounds in the emergency setting.


A written knowledge assessment will be undertaken. Participants will leave the course with a competency document to take back to their workplace for completion.
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance.
Participants will undergo a supervised practice session and complete a knowledge assessment. The learning
hours can contribute to your professional development portfolio and as part of your revalidation.

Number of Delegates: 12

Duration: 2 Days

CPD Hours: 14

Participatory Hours: 10

Learning Outcomes

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  • DAY 1
  • Principles of wound management
  • Wound assessment and examination Infiltration (local anaesthetic)
  • Methods of wound closure (Tissue adhesive, steri-strips, staples)
  • Dressing techniques
  • Basic suture skills
  • DAY 2
  • Recap of Day 1
  • Methods of suturing
  • Closure of more complex wounds (ears, lips, oral mucosa etc)
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