This wound closure course is for internal candidates only and suitable for senior nurses, SCPS, junior doctors and medical students covering....
Tracey Cox - Senior Cardiothoracic Surgical Care Practitioner
West Midlands Surgical Training Centre
Ground Floor, West Wing
University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
Anatomy and physiology of wound healing
Types of sutures and needles and their uses.
Principles of wound closure
Complications and surgical site infection
wound care and VAC therapy
Instrument and sharp handling.
Simple stitch, mattress stitch (vertical, horizontal).
Continuous stitch, subcuticular.
Starting Knot, finishing knot.