Hands-on Wound Care and Suture Workshop

May 25, 2022

This is a proctored skills workshop with Robert Tibesar, MD in which participants will be able to demonstrate, practice, and gain mastery in acute pediatric wound care and suturing.

Target Audience

Physicians, Advanced Practice Nurses, Physician Assistants, and Nurses who suture.

This workshop is optional unless you are a Children's Minnesota employee who needs to complete this course as part of your credentialing or program requirements. 

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate the ability to select the appropriate instruments and suture material to perform various types of suture techniques.
  • Demonstrate the techniques used for tissue undermining, the corrections of simple tissue deficits, and the application of wound adhesive.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.50 ABP MOC Part II
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 ANCC
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/25/2022 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
05/25/2022 - 1:00pm CDT
TimeSkills and Techniques
9:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

-Suturing tools and materials

-Knot tying technique

-Simple suture placement

-Running suture placement

-Running suture removal

10:45 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.Break
11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

-Running locking suture placement

-Running locking suture removal

-Horizontal mattress suture placement and removal

-Vertical mattress suture placement and removal

-Deep suture placement

-Triangle suture placement and removal


PRESENTER:  Robert Tibesar, MD


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Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Children’s Minnesota is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Credit Statement:


Children’s Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent to their participation in the activity.


Children's Minnesota designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.5 ANCC nursing contact hour. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Workshop certificates will be handed out separately at the conclusion of the workshop.

This program offers 3.5 contact hours of continuing education.  Most medical professional organizations accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  It is the individual’s responsibility to determine whether an education activity meets the continuing education requirements of their respective licensures and/or professional boards.  Go to your respective organization’s website for more detailed information regarding credit requirements.

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn up to 3.5 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to the ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Available Credit

  • 3.50 ABP MOC Part II
  • 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.50 ANCC
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