This is a fun 2-hour hands-on educational introduction to wound care management in austere conditions where registered participants learn how to evaluate wounds, when and how to close wounds, and when not to close wounds.
Saturday, 10:30am-12:30, Class 300D
Topics Covered Include:
• Wound Irrigation
• Steri-Strips & Butterflies
• Skin Glue
• Basic Suture Technique
• How to Use a Skin Stapler
Non-registered guests are welcome to listen, watch, and ask questions!
Registered participants will take home a practice suture pad, instruments, practice suture, and printed class notes to continue practicing at home.
Dr. David Pruett is a residency-trained board certified Emergency Physician practicing in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to civilian practice, he spent 11 years as an Emergency Physician on active duty in the Navy. Before attending Medical School, he spent eight years as a paid-call Firefighter/EMT in Santa Cruz, California.
*This is a non-refundable class fee. Admission sold separately.