The Online Suture Course (OSC) is an advanced, intensive suturing and wound repair training course created and presented by an experienced family and emergency department NP to provide participants with essential information needed to effectively manage and close skin wounds. Participants who successfully complete the course will enhance their skillset, increase their own value and marketability, add value to their practice, and enhance their confidence with wound closure.
Using state-of-the-art, high-definition video technology, OSC brings you right to the heart of the wound and guides you through repairs every step of the way. You will learn, with crystal clarity, how to repair lacerations using simple interrupted, interrupted cruciate, running-locking, vertical mattress, and many more techniques. You will learn how to tie knots correctly. You will learn and see essentially everything there is to know about wound repair.
Regardless of your level of experience with wound closure and care, OSC will enhance your skill set in the areas of suturing, stapling, gluing, and managing simple-to-complex lacerations. You will learn when to seek surgical consultation, how to deal with animal bites, when not to close a wound, and much more. In addition to the detailed clinical content, each course module emphasizes key documentation and risk management concepts.