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Basic Suturing


Basic suturing is a skill required by many specialties. This module is designed for beginners in basic suturing.

By the end of the module, the learner will have a basic understanding of suturing technique, wound cleaning and dressings, sufficient to attempt suturing under direct supervision for the first time.

The key topics include:

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

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand basic suturing technique
  2. Understand basic wound cleaning techniques
This course has been accredited with: ACEM, ACRRM, CICM and ANZCA.

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Online Learning
1h : 0m
ACEM: 1h : 0m
ANZCA - Non Clinical: 1 pt
ACRRM - Fellow: 1 pt
ACRRM - Non Fellow: 1 pt
MBA: 1h : 0m
General medicine

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