Suturing and Wound Closure Workshop ~ March 3, 2022

Date:   March 3, 2022
Time:  5:30-8:30pm
Place:  Monmouth Corporate Park, Room 198 
Fee:   $95 (A light dinner is included in the program fee)  
          $85 (for current MU students and alumni)
This program will provide 3 contact hours for nurses.

This course is designed to provide the Advanced Practice Nurse or Healthcare provider hands on instruction in wound closure skills. The instructor will focus on factors affecting wound healing, selection of wound closure devices, wound aftercare, CDC tetanus guidelines, suture removal guidelines and pitfalls, and special considerations in wound closure.

Learning Outcome: Upon conclusion of this program participants will apply the knowledge gained in the assessment and management of wounds.

Topics will include:        

  • Principles of wound assessment and closure 
  • Wound closure techniques
  • The use of local anesthesia in wound closure
  • Guidelines for the use of tissue adhesive
  • Review of prophylactic pharmaceutical treatment
  • Factors effecting wound healing and follow up care of the wound

Presenter: Rose Knapp, DNP, RN, APN-C Associate Professor, Graduate Faculty - Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies.  Specializing in Urgent Care, Emergency Care and Primary Care.   

The Marjorie K. Unterberg School of Nursing and Health Studies at Monmouth University is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the New Jersey State Nurses Association, an accredited approver, by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. 
Provider number: P242- 10/22.

There is no conflict of interest for anyone who is in a position to control content of this activity. There is no commercial support for this activity. strong>Criteria for successful completion: participants must attend entire program, participate in learning activities and complete program evaluation; certificates are awarded at conclusion of the course.

Registration is limited, please register early. To register and view our policies visit our website.

Email or call 732-571-3694 with questions.