One-day Suturing and Minor Surgery Workshop October 4, 2014

Suturing and Minor Surgery – 1-Day Class
2015 Schedule TBA

This class is taken from Day 2 (Modules 3 and 4) of Survival Medicine 101

  • For a listing of what is covered, CLICK HERE or see below.


  • Intro to suturing
  • Sterile technique
  • Wound cleansing
  • Local anesthesia
  • Hand suture ties
  • Instrument ties
  • Interrupted sutures
  • Alternate suture techniques
  • Skin stapling
  • Wound care & dressing
Minor Surgery
  • Cryosurgery
  • Hyfercation & cautery
  • Lesion excision
  • Lancing an abscess
  • Subungual hematoma evacuation
  • Digital nerve block
  • Nail excision
This class is specifically for those who cannot attend a longer workshop, or for those who want to “try out” a single class.

Additional details will be sent upon registration

Register for THIS CLASS ONLY per the form below:

Suturing & Minor Surgery

About Cynthia J. Koelker, MD

CYNTHIA J KOELKER , MD is a board-certified family physician with over twenty years of clinical experience. A member of American Mensa, Dr. Koelker holds degrees in biology, humanities, medicine, and music from M.I.T., Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and the University of Akron. She served in the National Health Service Corps to finance her medical education.
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