Suturing Workshops - February 14, 2019 (Choose both Suturing Workshops and receive $50 off of cost) use coupon code (SUTURE_COMBO) when checking out

Scottsdale, AZ US
February 14, 2019

Course Directors: Marcia K. Britain, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., C.N.P., Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C., Vicki A. Loeslie, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., C.N.P., James S. Newman, M.D., M.H.A., John G. Park, M.D. 

Basic Suturing
This is an introductory workshop for nurse practitioners and physician assistants who have limited experience in suturing. The workshop covers instrument basics such as suture types and selection, proper loading of the needle, wound assessment, local anesthesia, aftercare, and documentation.  Participants will have the opportunity to practice basic suturing techniques.  All supplies will be provided for the workshop.  Enrollment is limited in order to optimize the learning experience.

Advanced Suturing
This intensive skills workshop is designed for nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are proficient in performing simple interrupted sutures and wish to build on their skills.  The Advanced Suturing Skills Workshop will provide opportunity to practice: hand-tie knots, subcuticular running, mattress stitch, corner stitch, buried stitch, and securing tubes. All supplies are provided for the workshop.  Enrollment is limited in order to optimize the learning experience.

Registration Fee: $200.00

Target Audience

This course is designed for hospitalists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, advance practice nurses, registered nurses, allied health professionals, physicians and residents.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss management of more complex wound closure
  • Demonstrate more advanced wound closure techniques
  • Identify different suture materials and needles
  • Demonstrate wound closure techniques
  • Describe suture after care

Attendance at this Mayo Clinic course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AAPA Category 1
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.00 ANCC
  • 4.00 Attendance
Event starts: 
02/14/2019 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
02/14/2019 - 5:15pm
The Scottsdale Plaza Resort
7200 North Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
United States
+1 (800) 832-2025

Click here to reserve your room before January 13, 2019, to receive a discounted rate (limited number available) of $199 for a standard room and $249 for a Villa/Patio Suite or Bi-level Suite. Children under the age of 18 stay complimentary, parking is free, the resort fee is waived and high-speed internet is included in the room rate. Please identify yourself as a participant of the Mayo Clinic NP & PA Course when making your reservation.

Among the garden pathways and courtyards, The Scottsdale Plaza’s six distinctive room, suite and lodge options are arranged in intimate clusters that allow for quiet and privacy. With options ranging from larger-than-standard deluxe guest rooms to beautifully appointed, residence-style suites and lodges and an extraordinary Presidential Suite, we have the perfect room for family vacations, romantic getaways and meeting groups.


Set on 40 acres, this upscale hotel and conference center is 1.7 miles from Camelback Golf Club and 9.2 miles from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Adrijana K. Anderson P.A.-C.
Jeffrey A. Betcher, R.Ph.
Michael J. Breunig, P.A.-C.
Marcia K. Britain, APRN, C.N.P., D.N.P.
Mark W. Burns, APRN, C.N.P., D.N.P., M.S.
Carrlene B. Donald, P.A.-C., M.S.
Amela Dudakovic, P.A.-C.
David R. Farley, M.D.
Katie N. Finley, APRN, C.N.P.
Elvis L. Francois, M.D.
Rory M. Haney, P.A.-C.
Andrew J. Herber, P.A.-C.
Sally E. Heusinkvelt, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
Meltiady Issa, M.D., M.B.A.
Stephanie M. Jalaba, P.A.-C.
Mira T. Keddis, M.D.
A.-Scott Keller, M.D.
Emily Leibenguth, D.N.P., A.P.R.N., C.N.P.  
Lisa I. LeMond, M.D.
Scott C. Litin, M.D.
Vicki A. Loeslie, APRN, C.N.P., D.N.P.
Theodore R. Loftsgard, APRN, C.N.P.
Anthony J. Michalik, Jr., P.A.-C.
David Morris, M.D.
Danika M. Nelson, A.P.R.N., C.N.P.
James S. Newman, M.D., M.H.A.
Jennifer S. Palermo, P.A.-C.
John G. Park, M.D.
Rebecca K. Reid P.A.-C.
Krystal M. Renszel, D.O.
S. Ahsan Rizvi, M.D.
Monica Sieg, APRN, C.N.P.
Brianna M. Skrukrud, APRN, C.N.P.
Lindsey A. Steber, P.A.-C.
James Stone, M.D.
Sara E. Wordingham, M.D.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science designates this live activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAPA Credits
This activity has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 4 AAPA Category 1 CME credits by the AAPA Review Panel. PAs should claim only those credits actually spent participating in the CME activity.

This activity was planned in accordance with AAPA CME Standards for Live Programs and for Commercial Support of Live Programs.

Participants can earn up to 4 ANCC nursing contact hours commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals
A certificate of attendance will be provided to other healthcare professionals for requesting credits in accordance with state nursing boards, specialty societies, or other professional associations.

For disclosure information regarding Mayo Clinic School of Continuous Professional Development accreditation review committee member(s), please go here to review disclosures.

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AAPA Category 1
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 4.00 ANCC
  • 4.00 Attendance

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