Clinical Procedures Workshops

Soft Tissue Surgery: Fundamentals

Review the most common methods of skin suture techniques with the ability to plan, execute, and close the fusiform excision. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CME429) or

Thursday, October 11, 2018

7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (CME430)


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:

  • Choose preferred methods for wound evaluation, preparation, irrigation and repair.
  • Practice different suturing techniques using a variety of suture types.
  • Classify wounds to determine severity and whether muscle, tendons, nerves, blood vessels or bone are involved.
  • Evaluate the necessary mechanism for wound repair and anesthetic needs, if appropriate.

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.