Workshop: How to Suture like a Plastic Surgery PA

October 19, 2023 from 1:00pm ADT to 3:00pm ADT

Governor's Ballroom B

Advanced Comprehensive Suturing Workshop Advanced Comprehensive Suturing Workshop Physician Assistants have a multifaceted job role and being able to suture is something that beused across a wide range of specialties. Join me a Plastic Surgical PA at the CAPA convention October 2023 for Live demonstrations as well as hands on workshop of suturing course. Improving your skill set for any level.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this session, the participant will be able to:

1. Learn and practice different suturing techniques

2. Apply local Anesthesia

3. Determine how to choose the suture based on the tissue type and tension in the area

4. Explain how to be efficient in suturing

5. Identify the needle size and which one is used where

6. Tie a surgeon’s knot, instrument tie single hand ties and both hands

7. Explain what kind of suturing style to use and practicing, simple interrupted, horizontal mattress, vertical mattress, simple running (baseball) subcuticular stich, deep buried

8. Close wound under tension

9. Recall prepping and draping sterile area

10. Explain staplers and removal technique

11. Identify post procedure when to remove, should we remove


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