Wound Management and Suture Skills Workshop

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Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Plantation Lane, Tamworth B78 3NG

52.6271982, -1.7309762


Debbie Painter

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NCORE Training and Events

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+44 1332 254679

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Date:  29th February - 1st March 2024

Venue:  Seminar Room, Sir Robert Peel Community Hospital, Plantation Lane, Tamworth, B78 3NG

Trainer:  Debbie Painter


This 2-day course is open to all practitioners who are responsible for the treatment of non-life threatening traumatic wounds in the emergency setting.

    Course Aims

    DAY 1 Basic
    • Principles of wound management
    • Wound assessment and examination
    • Infiltration (local anaesthetic)
    • Methods of wound closure (Tissue adhesive, steri-strips, staples)
    • Dressing techniques
    • Basic suture skill

    DAY 2 Advanced
    • Recap of Day 1
    • Management of fingertip/nailbed injuries
    • Methods of suturing
    • Closure of more complex wounds (ears, lips, oral mucosa etc)
    • Red flags
    • Questions and evaluation

      CPD Hours: 13

      Fee: £280.00

      This is a practical course. Animal products will be used (pigs belly, trotters and head) You will leave the course with a competency document to take back to your workplace. You will receive a certificate of attendance. The learning hours can contribute to your professional development portfolio and as part of your revalidation.

      Contact:  NCORE | uhdb.ncore@nhs.net  | 01332 254679 | https://www.ncore.org.uk