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Laceration Repair Workshop (5 CME hours)
Spend half the day focusing on learning the approach to common laceration and wound management like a seasoned Emergency Medicine clinician. In this hands on course, you will learn and identify the most common types of lacerations and wounds presenting in the ER, urgent care and/or a family practice clinic.
Learn and perform 5+ suturing techniques including simple interrupted stitches, continuous stitches, buried stitches, vertical mattress, and horizontal mattress.
Learn about approaches to simple and complex lacerations (with irregular borders or flaps)
Learn about anesthesia technique depending on the wound presentation
Use various suturing materials and practice on various simulation models and items (pig’s feet, silicone model, etc).
Indications for alternative closure techniques including stapling, medical adhesive glue, and other wound closure products.
Proper pre-wound assessment, appropriate antibiotic usage, and post wound closure management will be reviewed.
Identify which wounds can be treated and managed in your practice and which require specialist care.
Orthopedic Splinting Workshop (5 CME hours)
Spend half the day focusing on learning proper technique to splinting common orthopedic injuries using fiberglass and plaster. In this hands on course, you will learn the most common splints used in the ER, urgent care and/or a family practice clinic and practice on each other.
1- Learn and perform multiple splinting techniques for ankle and foot injuries including posterior short leg and long leg molds, stirrup splint, air cast and more
2- Learn and perform multiple splinting techniques for elbow, wrist, hand and finger injuries including sugar tong splint, volar splint, thumb spica splint, ulnar gutter splint, etc.
3- Learn about approaches to using slings, crutches, and walkers
EKG Workshop (5 CME hours)
Spend a half day focusing on learning the approach to reading an EKG like a seasoned Emergency Medicine Clinician. As a clinician working in family practice clinics, urgent care, or emergency rooms, you will develop an understanding of which EKG can be referred to a specialist the next day and which ones require immediate intervention. In this course, you will go through several team based exercises on EKGinterpretation and learn systematic approaches to reading both in an acute care setting. You will review multiple case presentations and 50+ EKGs on the following:
Review on EKG basics such as EKG physiology, axis, voltage and anatomy.