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Join Primary Procedures for a private workshop of Procedures & Skills training for Scripps Health San Diego!

We provide a quality learning experience for the busy Practitioner in a small class environment! We use the latest Synthetic Smart Models to practice hands-on injections! Learn many Procedures & Skills with quality products and instruction!  Our courses come with a detailed hand out for you to retain for future reference. Our popular small Workshops provide a friendly learning environment with an emphasis on quality and individual assistance! Our goal is to help you become the Best Healthcare Provider in the Industry! (COVID-19 guidelines will be followed, where applicable)

Procedures & Skills 101

SATURDAY 01.21.2023

Procedures & Skills 101

SUNDAY 01.22.2023



procedures & skills CME workshop in Phoenix All workshops are taught by instructors who have been trained with years of experience and include quality handouts to take home for future reference. Our small group size allows you plenty of time to perfect these skills, you will leave the workshop feeling confident performing them!

This fully synthetic 8 contact hour workshop includes training and practice in:

  • The assessment and administration of shoulder injections
  • The assessment and administration of knee injections
  • Knee aspirations
  • Toenail/fingernail removal
  • Nail trephination
  • Carpal tunnel injections
  • Trigger point injections
  • Incision and drainage of abscesses

Destruction Lab!

  • cryo
  • cautery
  • shave
  • punch

This workshop includes hands on practice on a non-live smart synthetic model (so you won’t hurt anyone while you learn).  Latex products are used.

All taught by instructors who have been trained with years of experience and include quality handouts to take home for future reference. Our small groups allow you plenty of time to perfect these skills so you leave comfortable performing them! All skills taught in this class allow time for guided assistance while you practice. Smaller group sizes are emphasized to get more personalized attention from instructors who have the experience and the skills to help you succeed. (And yes, lunch and light beverages are included!)

Workshop starts at 8am and finishes mid to late afternoon.




08:00-9:00 Presentation: Joint Injection and Aspiration
9:00-9:45 Lab: Instructor Guided Hands-on to Practice
9:45-10:00 Break
10:00-10:30 Presentation: Nail Avulsions (full and partial) with Ablation and Trephination
10:30-11:00 Lab: Nail Lab
11:00-10:30 Presentation: Carpal Tunnel Injections
11:30-12:00 Lab: Carpal Tunnel Lab
12:00-12:30 Lunch Provided!!
12:30-1:15 Presentation: Incision and Drainage
1:15-1:45 Lab: Practice I&D Techniques
1:45-2:15 Presentation: Trigger Point Assessment and Injections
2:15-2:40 Lab: Practice Assessment and Skills
2:40-2:55 Break
2:55-3:45 Presentation: Destruction Methods (cryo, cautery, shave, punch)
3:45-4:30 Lab: Destructions!
4:30-4:45 Clean-up and Evaluations

This activity is approved for 8.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 3.0 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 21034796. 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.