- 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:
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:
|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
Upcoming 2023/2024 Advanced Wound Care Schedule
Classes meet for one session.
|GSPAWC Saturday Mornings 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM|
|CLASS/ID||START DATE||END DATE||SEATS|
|AWC6815||June 24, 2023||June 24, 2023||Open|
|AWC6816||November 18, 2023||November 18, 2023||Open|