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:
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:
|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
Upcoming 2023/2024 Advanced Wound Care Schedule
Classes meet for one session.
|STLAWC Saturday Mornings 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM|
|CLASS/ID||START DATE||END DATE||SEATS|
|AWC6378||January 21, 2023||January 21, 2023||Closed|
|AWC6379||June 24, 2023||June 24, 2023||Closed|
|AWC7631||June 15, 2024||June 15, 2024||Open|
|AWC7632||November 09, 2024||November 09, 2024||Open|