Clinical Procedures Workshops

Soft Tissue Surgery: Advanced

How can one excise lesions when a common fusiform technique makes it anatomically difficult to perform? Starting from the ability to do basic skin surgery, various options and technique will allow the participant to add to the armamentarium and perform advanced skin closures with flaps and plastys.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

12:45 - 5:00 p.m. (CME427) or

Friday, October 12, 2018

12:45 - 5:00 p.m. (CME428)


Note: This workshop will be taught using animal products (i.e., pig feet, pork shoulder, chicken).

From attending this session, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate proficiency in a variety of surgical skills, including advanced suturing, wound closure and redundant skin techniques.
  • Utilize different wound closer materials, which may include surgical needles, sutures, skin staples, dermabond, tapes, bandages or adhesive.
  • Use adequate volumes of anesthesia or the use of field blocks to obtain a good area of anesthesia to perform a flap and plasty procedure.
  • Establish appropriate billing and coding protocols for performing advanced soft tissue procedures.

If you have already registered for the 2018 AAFP FMX, simply return to your confirmation page or call (800) 274-2237 to register for this course.