The ECT4Health Suturing for Health Professionals workshop is ideal for nurses, doctors and students wishing to learn or refresh the suturing techniques for closure of lacerations. These suturing courses also includes refining the infiltration technique using local anaesthetic, understanding the latest scar management evidence and is ideal for rural and remote nurses, junior medical staff and medical practice nurses wishing to include suturing into their scope.
* Take home suture kit
* Practice and guidance with knot tying, needle casting and suture product selection
* Assessment of technique
* Skin adhesive discussion
All streams are endorsed by USQ nursing faculty and offer **RPL directly for the suturing skill set in the program to which suturing is relevant.
Workshop practice use a pig trotter model to demonstrate and practice local anaesthetic infiltration.
This information is provided for potential participants to be aware of.
There is a vegan/anti-animal exploitation/Islam/Jewish option available.