Suturing Techniques Procedural Self-Study Package - 1st Edition

Suturing Techniques CME self-study package

Refine Your Skills

  • This easy-to-navigate procedural skills activity is designed to help family physicians:
  • Perform the most common suturing techniques.
  • Evaluate and appropriately use various suture and wound-closure materials and needles.
  • Accurately predict when to remove stitches based on both location and wound healing extent.

This activity was videotaped at an AAFP CME live course and has been developed for the self-study user.

Earn CME

This self-study package is approved for up to 3.5 AAFP Prescribed credits; 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

CME credit approved through March 14, 2019. View all statements and agreements »

You Get:

  • Video demonstrations
  • Topics include: needle and instrument placement/orientation, suturing steps, simple interrupted and buried absorbable sutures, knots.
  • Compatible with smartphones and tablets (online access only)

Estimated time required to complete this self-study activity: 3 hours 30 minutes

Completed this activity?

Take the online post-test now to receive CME credit.

AAFP member ID or purchase invoice number required for log in.

Choose the format that's right for you:

Flash Drive

Portable, easy access to all of your self-study materials. Includes an USB flash drive.

  

AAFP Member:$89.95
New Physician:$89.95
Resident:$69.95
Allied Health:$89.95
Nonmember:$115.95

Online Access

Study when and where you want. Smartphone / tablet compatible.

 

AAFP Member:$79.95
New Physician:$79.95
Resident:$59.95
Allied Health:$79.95
Nonmember:$105.95

System Requirements

Online Access:

Flash Drive:

CME Credit Statement

This enduring material activity, Suturing Techniques - 1st Edition, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 3.5 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins March 15, 2016. Term of approval is for three years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit. View more credit agreements »

Completed this activity?

Take the online post-test now to receive CME credit.

AAFP member ID or purchase invoice number required for log in.