Basic Suturing


Basic suturing is a skill required by many specialties. If you are new to suturing, or simply need a refresher, this module will provide guidance on how to conduct basic suturing to wounds.

By the end of the module you will have a basic understanding of suturing techniques, wound cleaning and dressings. You will be able to attempt suturing under direct supervision for the first time.

1 hour Online Learning



Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand basic suturing technique
  2. Understand basic wound cleaning techniques


  • Wound assessment
  • Wound cleaning
  • Suturing technique
  • Post suturing wound care
  • Knowledge assessment.


Suturing, wound care, dressings, exam preparation

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