Tennessee Nurse Practitioner Association

LACS + DERM - Live Advanced Course in Suturing + Essential Dermatology for NPs and PAs

Drury Plaza Hotel
1874 West McEwen Drive
Franklin, TN 37067

Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 8:00am CT - Friday, June 12, 2020 at 5:00pm CT

1874 West McEwen Drive, Franklin, TN 37067

Info

Topic

Suturing, Wound Closure, Dermatology, Ultrasound, Incision and Drainage (I&D), Biopsies, Pathology

Speaker(s)

Patton D. Graham, NP-C

Credits Offered

This event offers 30.0 CME credits to attendees (12.0 Pharmacology credits) .
Accredited by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (AAPA, ANCC).

Interested In Attending This Event?

Additional Registration Information:

Event Type: Conference / Hands-on Workshop
Faculty: Patton Graham, NP-C
Location: Nashville, TN

LACS+DERM is the in-person, hands-on version of the popular Online Suture Course and The Skin Course. 

  • 11 suturing closure techniques each with a hands-on practice session using a human skin analogue (chicken thigh or similar)
  • Incision and drainage
  • Skin biopsy
  • 3 anesthesia approaches
  • 33 topics in suturing
  • 81 topics in dermatology

Total estimated time to complete activity is 30.0 hours with 14.0 hours of online content to be completed within three months of the course date, and 16.0 classroom hours.  Total class time for this continuing education conference is 16.0 hours including a minimum of 6 hours of hands-on learning and practice across two days.

The cost of attendance covers:

  • Accredited CE – 30.0 contact hours including 10.0 pharmacology hours
  • Course supplies (laceration tray, sutures, scalpel, skin stapler, staple remover, punch biopsy, skin analogues both days)
  • Event T-shirt
  • Lifetime digital course access
  • Course PowerPoint (digital)

Course Times

DAILY SCHEDULE

Start Time: 8:00 AM CST
End Time: 5:00 PM CST
Lunch Break: 12:00 – 1:00 PM CST

✔ 11 Closure Methods
✔ 10 Exciting Case Studies
✔ 11 Hands-on Practice Modules
✔ Closure Basics Including Line and Needle Selection
✔ When and When Not to Close
✔ The A.C.E. F.A.S.T. Closure® Method
✔ Anesthesia Including Local Infiltration, Field Blocks, and Digital Blocks
✔ Proper Wound Cleansing
✔ Proper Wound Examination
✔ Foreign Body Removal
✔ Antibiotic Appropriateness
✔ When to Seek Surgical Consultation
✔ Current Tetanus Guidelines
✔ Proper Knot Tying
✔ Multi-layer Suturing
✔ Repair of Torso Lacerations
✔ Repair of Extremity Lacerations
✔ Repair of Head and Neck Lacerations
✔ C-spine Management and Imaging Related to Traumatic Head and Neck Lacerations
✔ Dog Ear Deformity Correction
✔ Undermining
✔ SPECIAL TOPIC: Pediatric Lacerations
✔ Repair of Scalp Lacerations
✔ Repair of Eyelid Lacerations
✔ Repair of Ear Lacerations
✔ Repair of Lip Lacerations
✔ Treatment of Open Fractures

✔ Repair of Nailbed Lacerations
✔ Repair of Flap Lacerations
✔ Repair of Buccal Lacerations
✔ Repair of Tongue Lacerations
✔ Repair of Joint Capsule Lacerations
✔ Treatment of Animal Bites
✔ SPECIAL TOPIC: Lacerations in the Anticoagulated Patient
✔ SPECIAL TOPIC: Managing Poorly Healing Lacerations
✔ Appropriate Follow-up Care
✔ Medicolegal Tips and Nuggets
✔ When to cut
✔ How to cut
✔ When to treat with antibiotics
✔ Incision and drainage training
✔ Biopsy training
✔ Punch
✔ Skin tag and mole removal
✔ Basic pathology
✔ Antibiotic stewardship
✔ Sepsis
✔ Dermatology in history
✔ Ganglion cyst
✔ Sebaceous cyst
✔ Baker’s cyst
✔ Pilar cyst
✔ Measles
✔ Scarlet Fever
✔ Rubella
✔ Filatow-Dukes
✔ Erythema Infectiosum
✔ Roseola Infantum
✔ Shingles
✔ Chicken Pox

✔ Repair of Nailbed Lacerations
✔ Molloscum Contagiosum
✔ Hand-Foot-Mouth
✔ Impetigo
✔ Felon
✔ Paronychia
✔ General Cutaneous Abscesses
✔ Herpetic Whitlow
✔ Folliculitis
✔ Axillary (hidradenitis)
✔ Pilonidal abscess versus cyst
✔ Acne
✔ Rosacea
✔ Peritonsillar abscess
✔ Neck abscess
✔ Sialadenitis
✔ Bartholin cyst versus abscess
✔ Paraspinal abscess
✔ Dental abscess
✔ Breast abscess
✔ Parotitis
✔ Allergies
✔ Easiest Rash Algorithm Ever
✔ Scarlet Fever
✔ Reyes
✔ Kawasaki
✔ Dishidrosis Eczema
✔ Discoid Eczema
✔ Food allergy related Eczema
✔ Plaque Psoriasis
✔ Nail Psoriasis
✔ Inverse Psoriasis
✔ Psoriatic arthritis
✔ Pytiriasis Rosea
✔ Tineas Corporis
✔ Tineas Versicolor
✔ Tineas Pedis
✔ Tineas Cruris
✔ Tineas Unguium
✔ Intertrigo
✔ Lymphangitis
✔ Erysipelas
✔ Rhus dermatitis (poison ivy)
✔ Seborrheic dermatitis
✔ Spider bite, or something else?