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.


GSP 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!


    These workshops are avocational in nature, meaning that they are not intended to lead to a career in the field of education but rather enhance the student’s existing healthcare training with additional skills and knowledge.


    GSP 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 GSP 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 2021/2022 Advanced Wound Care Schedule

    Classes meet for one session.

    GSPAWC Saturday/Sunday Afternoon 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    CLASS/IDSTART DATEEND DATESEATS
    AWC5962 March 05, 2022 March 05, 2022 Open
    AWC5963 September 03, 2022 September 03, 2022 Open
    GEORGIA SCHOOL OF PHLEBOTOMY
    2017