L2023 Hands-on Wound Care and Suture Workshop
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.
The optional workshops will be held in the 2nd Floor Education Center on the Minneapolis Children's Hospital Campus from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.
Completion of the online modules is a prerequisite to attend the workshop. If you have not taken the online modules, click the link here to register.
Workshop dates for 2023 are:
- May 24, 2023
- September 27, 2023
Click on the register button to select your date.
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.
- Discuss the management of various types of wounds: including the appropriate wound closure technique, selection of suture/wound closure material, cleaning, and preparation of the wound for closure.
- 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.
|Time||Skills 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
The workshop will be held in the 2nd Floor Education Center. Team members from the course will be onsite the day of to meet you outside of the center.
PRESENTER: Robert Tibesar, MD
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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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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.
You may register for your date by clicking on the course name OR by checking the box on the date you would like to attend and then the enroll button.