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GynZone Level 1 - Suturing Workshop - Afternoon

GynZone Level 1 - Suturing Workshop - Afternoon

ACM has partnered with GynZone for Pre-National Conference 1st Degree Suturing Workshops. Sara Kindberg from GynZone will be running three sessions of this 1st Degree Suturing course so you have the option to attend one that best suits your schedule.

There is a pre-workshop online component and face-to-face practical workshop allowing participants to obtain 6 hours of CPD.

Preworkshop e-learning: 3 hours

Registrants will be required to complete the e-learning module BEFORE the workshop. Course participants will gain access to e-learning 1 month prior to the course and have access for one month after the workshop.

Workshop Content

Instrument handling and instrument-tied knots

  • Needle holder, anatomical forceps, safety and ergonomics for surgeons
  • Self-locking starting knot & self-locking finishing knot

Suturing vaginal mucosa

  • Continuous stitches to secure haemostasis
  • Start above the apex and finish around hymen

Suturing perineal skin

  • Intracutaneous and subcutaneous placement of continuous stitches

Suturing lacerations to the labia

  • Continuous stitches are placed on labial repair model
  • Traction suture for anatomical alignment of asymmetrical lacerations

There will be lots of hands-on experience in this workshop. Participants have the option to practice on various medical models. Training models are provided by Vulva Enterprise. Please see workshop information here.  Click here to view the take home training kit that is included.

This course is basic and mandatory before any other GynZone suturing workshop.  Level 2 is also on offer post conference. Click here for details.

Monday, 11 September 2023
1:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Members $500 | Non Members $750
Stamford Hotel Adelaide
150 North Terrace
Adelaide SA 5000
6.00 CPD Hours