Wound Closure Course (inc. Suturing)

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From £190.00

We are pleased to introduce our full day wound closure course, including the use of wound closure strips, surgical adhesive, staples and suturing.

The course aims to provide candidates with the skills to assess and close wounds within the Pre-Hospital Care environment. You will learn a range of techniques as well as the underpinning theory to support wound assessment and closure.

This course is aimed at Registered Healthcare Professionals and others as covered in the Candidates section below.


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Wound Closure Course (inc. Suturing)

We are pleased to introduce our full day wound closure course includes the use of wound closure strips, surgical adhesive, staples and suturing.

The course aims to provide candidates with the skills to assess and close wounds within the Pre-Hospital Care environment. You will learn a range of techniques as well as the underpinning theory to support wound assessment and closure.

This course is aimed at Registered Healthcare Professionals and others as covered in the Candidates section below.

FREE GIFT: As part of the course, you will have your own suturing kit, including suturing training pad and selection of tools. These are yours to take home after the course has finished.

 

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Course syllabus includes:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Wound assessment
  • Irrigation
  • Use of Local Anaesthetic
  • Referral to Speciality
  • Closure methods including;
    • Wound closure strips (e.g. Steri-strips),
    • Skin adhesive (surgical glue)
    • Staples
    • Suturing

Course Type:

  • Face to Face training (maximum of 12 learners to 1 instructor).
  • This course includes practical sessions using suturing training pads and (when available) pig trotters.

Certificate:

  • Certificate of attendance issued by Chris Garland Training in association with Medline Consultancy.
  • PDF format certificates are issued as standard.
  • Note: Completion of this course does not constitute a “licence to practice”. While the course will give you the skills required to undertake wound closure, it is down to your employer (i.e. the organisation that you wish to use these skills within) to ensure they have the correct governance and insurances in place for you to undertake the wound closure.

Course duration:

  • 6 guided learning hours with a recommended further self-study.

Time:

  • The course will typically run from 09:30-16:30hrs.
  • Please note the exact times for your course found in your booking confirmation email.

Test:

  • The wound closure course is assessed throughout.
  • Assessments are made of your theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

Candidates:

  • This course is suitable for:
    • Ambulance Technician (e.g. FREC5, Associate Ambulance Practitioner, IHCD Ambulance Technician or equivalent qualification).
    • Student Healthcare Professionals on a recognised course of study at a minimum of year 2.
    • Registered Healthcare Professionals (i.e. you have a current GMC, NMC, GPHC, HCPC or GDC Pin number).
    • If you don’t see your current role/grade in the list above, please contact us to check before booking.
  • All courses have a minimum and maximum number of candidates that we can take on a course.
    • Minimum: We need a minimum of 4 candidates booked on an open/scheduled course for the course to run. Click here for more details. There is no minimum for a private course.
    • Maximum: We limit this course to a maximum of 12 candidates. Should you have more than 12 candidates that need to be trained, please contact us to arrange a private course.

Geographical coverage:

  • This wound closure course is available to candidates throughout the UK.
  • The course can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

Venue:

  • Scheduled courses run at our training centre in Knutsford, Cheshire.
  • The course advertised is an Open Course. You can arrange a private training course at your premises. Use the quote builder tool which will generate a quotation.

Joining instructions:

Private courses:

  • To arrange a private course for yourself and/or your colleagues, please fill in our Quote Builder tool.
Wound Closure Course (inc. Suturing)

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  1. Simon Matthews

    Amazing course, gave hands on top end training to carryout exactly what we were there for.

    Could do with some larger gloves and tools for the fat fingered of us. In no way did this effect my enjoyment and learning capabilities of the course.

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    • ChrisGarland

      Hi Simon,

      Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I’ll be sure to pass it along to the course instructor & get some more gloves! 🙂

      Best regards

      Chris

  2. Joanne Swift

    Absolutely loved the course. I had a great day, relaxed, well organised and fun. All my questions and concerns were answered and expanded my wound care skills and knowledge.

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    • ChrisGarland

      Hi Joanne,

      Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. I’ll pass your feedback on to the course instructor.

      Best regards

      Chris

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• Established 2012
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• Our charity of the year 2022 is the North West air Ambulance Charity. Part of your course fee will be donated and you can add to this when purchasing your course place.
• Additionally, for every course place booked, we pay for a tree to be planted in some of the worlds most deforested areas and an area of kelp to be planted and managed.
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Wound Closure Course (inc. Suturing)

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• Some of our courses are bespoke to Chris Garland Training. As such they cannot be certified by an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation. Where this is the case, you will be informed of this in your quotation.

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Candidates:

The instructor to candidate ratio is typically 1:12, with some courses being restricted to 1:8 or even 1:6. If you have more than 12 to be trained, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.

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