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Minor Wound closure skills


1 day minor wound closure course covering tissue adhesive, paper sutures, suturing technique. Ideal for health professionals (primarily Paramedics and Nurses) working in emergency and urgent care, event and remote medicine.

Using animal specimens students will get a realistic and practical understanding of the skills and knowledge needed to appropriately manage patients with minor wounds.

This interactive and engaging 1 day CPD course will cover.

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Approach to wound assessment
  • Local anaesthetic infilltration
  • Wound closure techniques (glue, steristrips, interrupted suture)
  • Tetanus and antibiotic prophylaxis.

…and more

What is included?

Certificate of attendance, course notes (both sent via email after the course)

Refreshments and Lunch

Venue and details will be confirmed 1-2 weeks before. 

£10 discount available to CoP members. Please visit https://www.collegeofparamedics.co.uk/member-services/discounts/10-discount-with-alfamed and log in to view the discount code. Please quote your membership number when booking. 


Members: £80
Non Members: £90


Start Date: 10th September 2018
Finish Date: 10th September 2018
Website: https://alfamedsect.co.uk/product/minor-wound-closure-skills/