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Join Primary Procedures in Cyberspace! For a Fun, Informative & fully Interactive Live Suturing Essentials course!

Primary Procedures has a Reputation for Providing High Quality Products and Instruments in all our in person Workshops! We maintain this same standard with our fully synthetic 7.5 contact hour cyber workshop which includes 2 hours of pharmacology! Upon registration you will receive a link and passcode where you will be able to watch the Suturing Essentials training lecture. This must be viewed PRIOR to your live cyber online course, next we will mail you a high quality suture kit which includes a suture pad, sutures and a detailed handout in a folder with valuable references and details! The video lecture will cover assessment, suture selections and why, anesthetics details and how to administer them, as well as pearls of wisdom as you begin your suturing journey! As you watch our live online demonstration of 5 basic suturing techniques, you will have the ability to have one on one observation from our instructors via the live feed from your computer camera! But wait! It doesn’t stop there! We will review your knowledge and discuss your instrumentation along with monitoring your progress with feedback in private rooms where you can feel comfortable asking questions! YOUR INTERACTIVE COURSE BEGINS 10AM EST/7AM PST – APPROXIMATE ONLINE DURATION IS 3.75 HRS. (PRE-CLASS VIDEO LECTURE LINK & TEST APPROXIMATELY 3 HRS.)





Our online interactive virtual suturing courses are taught by instructors who have been trained with years of experience! Approximately 10 days prior to your online workshop you will be emailed a link to our “Suturing Essentials” training lecture for viewing PRIOR to taking your online course! A high quality kit complete with sutures, instruments and suture pad along with an informative handout will be mailed to you (via FedEx) one week prior. Our livestream workshop will be limited to a small group of Practitioners in order to allow you plenty of time to perfect your suture skills, this will include one on one time with the instructor in a private “zoom room” to help you perfect your skills. Upon completion of your online workshop we want you to feel confident performing your suture skills!

Our fully synthetic 7.5 contact hour workshop provides training and practice in basic to more advanced suturing techniques. We specialize in training YOU to have the skills you need to perform suturing techniques required in most Primary care and urgent care settings. All skill levels!! From a beginner to those advanced individuals that need a refresher course! Our smaller class sizes and patient yet knowledgeable instructors will make sure YOU leave confident in your skills! We cover multiple suturing techniques, supplies and materials (and their uses), anesthetic review, charting, sterile field and safety, plus tips and tricks of the trade! All this AND we give you instruments and a high quality synthetic suture board ($80 value!) to use and take home!

Skills Learned:

  • Assessment
  • Anesthetics including administration of local, field and digital blocks
  • Prep/drape/sterile fields
  • Materials used and why
  • Suggested suture use
  • Pearls of wisdom

Education and practice in:

  • simple interrupted
  • simple running
  • vertical mattress
  • horizontal mattress
  • corner stitch
  • Workshop starts at 8am and finishes mid to late afternoon.



Workshop Approximately 3.75Hrs. Pre-Virtual Workshop Video and test Approximate 2.75Hrs.

Presentation: Anesthetics- Local Block, Digital Block, Field Block – Video
Lab:Instructor Guided Hands-on to Practice Anesthetic Blocks
Presentation: The Suturing Environment: More Than Tying a Knot (Suture Materials, Supplies, Assessment, Sterile Environment) – Video
Presentation: Suturing Basics – Video plus Virtual live review
Lab:Simple Interrupted, Simple Running
Presentation: Suturing: Getting Advanced
Lab:Vertical Mattress, Horizontal Mattress, Buried
Closing Discussion and Home Practice Prep

This activity is approved for 7.5 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 2.0 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 21034794. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies. Please note that this course does not add skills to an individual’s scope of practice if it is not already included within that scope.