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Advanced Wound Care and Suturing Workshop

  • Start date: Revolving
  • Duration: One 4-hour session
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Location: On-Site

In this one-day workshop, students will learn to place and remove sutures and staples, as well as additional advanced wound care techniques such as JP Drain management and hands-on wet-to-dry dressing use. After completion, students will receive a workshop certificate in Advanced Wound Care and Suture.
Skills Taught in this Workshop:

  • Suture placement and tying
  • Suture removal
  • Using a needle driver to control suture needles
  • Skin staple placement and removal
  • Wet-to-dry practicum
  • JP Drain management

Please Note: Students will be working on fresh (not live) pig skin. A synthetic suture pad is available to those students who do not wish to work with animal tissue.


STLSP Clinical Workshop Admissions Requirements:

  • 18 Years of Age or Older
  • Graduate of Clinical Medical Assisting (or Equivalent Field Experience)

  • See upcoming class dates below and register today to secure your seat in an upcoming session!


    STLSP Clinical Workshops consists of the two following parts:

    Lecture Skills Lab
    Approximately two hour lecture will proceed the hand-on skills portion of the lab. Introduction to equipment and hands-on practice.
    A book is provided to you for reference. Practical demonstration and instructor feedback.
    Material is presented by a Medical Doctor. Student skill participation and guidance.

    Total Cost: $200

    The following is the break-down for tuition and fees for STLSP Clinical Workshops.

    • Registration fee: $20
    • Tuition: $180
    Registration fee is due to hold your seat in the workshop and is nonrefundable after 3 business days

    Upcoming 2018/2019 Adv. Wound Care Schedule

    Classes meet for one session.

    STLAWC Saturday Afternoon 12:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    CLASS/IDSTART DATEEND DATESEATS
    AWC3385 March 30, 2019 March 30, 2019 Open
    AWC3397 September 28, 2019 September 28, 2019 Open
    AWC3403 December 28, 2019 December 28, 2019 Open
    ST. LOUIS SCHOOL OF PHLEBOTOMY
    2017