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LACS + DERM 2021- Live Advanced Course in Suturing + Essential Dermatology for NPs and PAs

Drury Plaza Hotel
1874 West McEwen Drive
Franklin, TN 37067

Thursday, January 21, 2021 at 8:00am CT - Friday, January 22, 2021 at 5:00pm CT

1874 West McEwen Drive, Franklin, TN 37067

Info

Topic

Over 100 High-Yield Topics in Laceration Repair and Dermatology

Speaker(s)

Patton D. Graham, NP-C

Credits Offered

This event offers 30.0 contact hours to attendees (12.0 Pharmacology credits) .
Accredited by ANCC, AAPA.

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LACS + DERM – Live Advanced Course in Suturing + Essential Dermatology

JANUARY 21-22, 2021

Event Type: Conference / Hands-on Workshop / LIVE INTERACTIVE WEBINAR
Faculty: Patton Graham, NP-C
Location: Nashville, TN or via WEBINAR (your choice)

This is a LIVE event, conducted January 21-22, 2021.  Participants can join in person, OR via live ZOOM broadcast webinar.

LACS+DERM is the in-person (AND WEBINAR), 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
  • Accreditation (AAPA, ANCC) – 30.0 credit hours including 12.0 pharmacology hours.

Total session time for this continuing education conference is 16.0 hours, with 8.0 session hours on each day.  Total estimated time to complete activity is 30.0 hours with 14.0 hours of online content available for course participants for a total of 30.0 possible continuing education contact hours.

80% of Advanced Practice Providers receive minimal training in suturing and wound repair. 

OSC bridges this gap between training and practice.

11 Closure Methods

You will learn the proper way to perform the following closure techniques:

Steri-Strips
Skin Adhesive
Skin Stapling
Simple Interrupted
Simple Continuous
Horizontal Mattress
Vertical Mattress
Interrupted Cruciate
Corner Stitch
Running Locking
Dog Ear Deformity Correction
Multi-Layer Closure

10 Exciting Case Studies

3 Anesthesia Approaches

Local Infiltration
Digital Block
Field Block

ENP Credit Hours

This course provides 15.0 of 30 contact hours required by the AAENP under Option 1 for the ENP certification exam.

A.C.E. F.A.S.T. Closure Method

Learn to ace your closures every time through the A.C.E. F.A.S.T. Closure Method.  This method, developed by OSC creator Patton Graham, will improve your throughput times, bolster your medicolegal defensibility, enhance your charting, and fortify your patient outcomes.

34 Learning Modules

  • When and When Not to Close
  • The A.C.E. F.A.S.T. Closure® Method
  • Proper Anesthesia Delivery
  • Proper Wound Cleansing
  • Proper Wound Examination
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Antibiotic Appropriateness
  • When to Seek Surgical Consultation
  • Current Tetanus Guidelines
  • Closure Basics Including Line and Needle Selection
  • Proper Knot Tying
  • Left-handed suturing
  • Repair of Torso Lacerations
  • Repair of Extremity Lacerations
  • Repair of Head and Neck Lacerations
  • Repair of Scalp Lacerations
  • Repair of Eyelid Lacerations
  • Repair of Ear Lacerations
  • Repair of Lip Lacerations
  • Repair of Nailbed Lacerations
  • Repair of Flap Lacerations
  • Repair of Buccal Lacerations
  • Repair of Tongue Lacerations
  • Repair of Joint Capsule Lacerations
  • Nail Trephination
  • Dog Ear Deformity Correction
  • Undermining
  • Multi-layer Suturing
  • SPECIAL TOPIC: Treatment of Animal Bites
  • SPECIAL TOPIC: Treatment of Open Fractures
  • SPECIAL TOPIC: Pediatric Lacerations
  • SPECIAL TOPIC: Lacerations in the Anticoagulated Patient
  • SPECIAL TOPIC: Managing Poorly Healing Lacerations
  • SPECIAL TOPIC: C-spine Management and Imaging Related to Traumatic Head and Neck Lacerations
  • BONUS: Appropriate Follow-up Care
  • BONUS: Medicolegal Tips and Nuggets

SKIN FUNDAMENTALS

  • When to cut
  • How to cut
  • When to treat with antibiotics
  • Biopsy training
    • Punch
    • Skin tag and mole removal
    • Basic pathology
  • Anesthesia methods
    • Local infiltration
    • Digital block
    • Field block
  • Spider bite, or something else?
  • Ultrasound assessment of abscesses
  • Antibiotic stewardship
  • Sepsis
  • Dermatology in history
  • Burns
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Baker’s cyst
  • Pilar cyst
  • Measles
  • Scarlet Fever
  • Rubella
  • Filatow-Dukes
  • Erythema Infectiosum
  • Roseola Infantum
  • Shingles
  • Chicken Pox
  • 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
  • Eczema
    • Dishidrosis
    • Discoid
    • Food allergy related
  • Psoriasis
    • Plaque
    • Nail
    • Inverse
    • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Pytiriasis Rosea
  • The Tineas
    • Corporis
    • Versicolor
    • Pedis
    • Cruris
    • Unguium
  • Intertrigo
  • Lymphangitis
  • Erysipelas
  • Rhus dermatitis (poison ivy)
  • Seborrheic dermatitis
  • Alopecia
  • Actinic keratosis
  • Skin Cancers
    • Basal cell carcinoma
    • Squamous cell carcinoma
    • Malignant melanoma
  • Nevus sebacceous
  • Lice
  • Scabies
  • Vitiligo
  • Warts