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  • Suturing Workshop

    Starts: October 06, 2018 - 8:30 am

    Ends: October 06, 2018 - 12:00 pm

    Location: Stead Center for Physician Assistants

    Address: 1121 Slater Road, Durham, NC 27703 - Google Maps

    Organizer: NCAPA - carin.head@ncapa.org

    Phone: (919) 479-1995

    Website: http://ncapa.org/regional-workshops/

    Cost: $150 NCAPA Members/$175 Non-Members

    The NCAPA suturing workshop is a 3 hour workshop designed to review basic suturing techniques including:


    • simple interrupted
    • continuous
    • vertical and horizontal mattress
    • deep dermal
    • subcuticular stitches


    During the workshop we will briefly discuss the different types of suture material, in addition to the different suture techniques, and the indications for the use of each one. The majority of the time is spent practicing hands-on techniques by suturing pigs feet and becoming more comfortable with instrument tying and hand tying. The student to instructor ratio is kept low for maximum interaction and support.




    PAs: This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 3 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME Credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. PAs should claim only those hours actually spent participating in the CME activity.


    Nurse Practitioners: Credits awarded by the AAPA are accepted by the ANCC Certification Program and the AANP as Continuing Education (CE) credits for nurses and nurse practitioners.


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