Suturing, Diagnosis and Management of Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions Workshop
This activity has been approved by the RACGP QI&CPD Program for the 2017-2019 Triennium.
Category 1 – 40 Points
The Suturing, Diagnosis and Management of Benign and Malignant Skin Lesions Workshop covers topics on Wound evaluation as to type of wound, complications and different wound management. There will be introductory presentations on the different suturing needles and techniques. After demonstrations of the suturing technique by the facilitator, participants get to practice their skill with the feedback from the facilitator.
There will also topics of:
- Digital Blocks
- Drainage of a Paronychia Abscess
- Suturing / Knot tieing – The correct way to tie off sutures. The different times to use Vertical Mattress Knots v Horizontal Mattress Knots
- Lacerations – Suturing a laceration surgically