2018 Pre-Conference Suturing Workshop - AM Session

November 02, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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The Westin Houston, Memorial City
945 Gessner Rd.
Houston, TX 77024

Walk-ins welcome!


2018 Suturing workshop - am session

November 2, 2018
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Presented by: 
Steven Branham, PhD, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, FAANP

The workshop has been applied to AANP for 4 hrs. of CE and .5 hrs. of pharmacology credit

After this workshop you will be able to:

  • Describe the elements of sterile field preparation, maintenance, wound preparation and management

  • Out the use of various local anesthesia and recommendations for Tetanus prophylaxis

  • Describe methods to maintain homeostasis of the wound including direct pressure, gravity, suture ligation and safe tourniquet application

  • Describe suture/needle selection and size for various types of wounds including silk, nylon/prolene, gut/dissolvable

  • Demonstrate the following types of suturing and describe their use: simple interrupted, running, mattress horizontal and vertical, subcuticular, figure of eight

  • Out the process of wound incision and drainage including packing


***Please note that no refunds will be given after October 15th***



$150.00 HANP Member - Student or Practicing

$200.00 Nonmember or Guest of HANP