- Learn from a very experienced family and emergency nurse practitioner.
With years of experience as an emergency department provider, as well as collegiate level teaching experience, Patton is able to quickly explain, demonstrate, and prepare you to emulate simple and complex techniques, as well as fully enhance your current level of practice and understanding.
- Online access makes learning and earning much easier.
Elements of Suturing is a fully online, asynchronous course. This puts you in the driver’s seat for deciding when and where to enrich your practice. It also puts the captain’s hat squarely on your brow for deciding at what pace you earn CME credit.
- High-definition video makes learning very real-to-life.
Using state-of-the-art, high-definition video technology, Elements of Suturing 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, sub-cuticular, vertical mattress, and many more techniques. You will learn how to tie knots correctly. You will learn and see everything there is to know about wound repair.
- ‘Elements’ does not mean a bare-bones essentials course.
Elements of Suturing will bring you to the front of your field in suture repair, covering topics including:
- Dog ear deformity
- Tetanus and rabies prophylaxis
- Animal bites
- Pediatric lacerations
- Open fracture management
- Treating anticoagulated patients
- Eyelid lacerations
- And more
- Your charting will never be the same again.
Patton includes many very important MEDICOLEGAL NUGGETS in his presentations and advises you on what to chart, and when to chart it. Your clinical documentation will improve. Your patient outcomes will improve. And, your foundation for medicolegal defense will be enhanced.
- Learn suturing through the A.C.E. F.A.S.T. Closure method.
Developed by Patton Graham, NP-C, the A.C.E. F.A.S.T. Closure method will help you ace your closures every time. This method-approach to wound closures will surprise you at how easy it is to both remember and implement.
- Earn CME.
This course will be submitted for CME accreditation.