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OSC Live

What You Will Learn With OSC Live

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

Nashville, TN - January 17-18, 2019

OSC Live – Suture Training Course (HANDS-ON)

Join Patton Graham, NP-C on January 17-18, 2019 in Nashville, TN for OSC Live. 

OSC Live is the in-person, hands-on version of the popular Online Suture Course and teaches 11 closure techniques each with a hands-on practice session using pig’s feet, 3 anesthesia approaches, and covers 33 topics (see details below).  Total session time for this continuing education conference is 12 hours, with 8 session hours on day 1, and 4 session hours on day 2, providing you with either an early departure or some additional free time in Nashville.

Early Bird Savings – $695  $535 (valid until 12/31/2018)
Seats Remaining: Limited Seating

The cost of attendance covers:

  • Accredited CE – 12.0 contact hours including 2.0 pharmacology hours*
  • USB Course Drive – It’s the entire course on video
  • Course supplies (laceration tray, sutures, skin stapler, staple remover, practice skin pad)
  • OSC Live T-shirt

Course Times

DAY 1

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

DAY 2

Start Time: 8:00 AM CST
End Time: 12:00 PM CST

Location

Radisson Hotel

1112 Airport Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

Phone
(615) 889-9090

A complimentary shuttle is provided by the hotel 24 hours a day to and from the airport.

Sign up soon for this exciting LIVE hands-on suture training course.  Seating is limited.

This activity provides 12 of the 30 emergency procedures contact hours required by the AAENP under Option 1 for ENP certification.

This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and American Academy of Physician Assistants for approval of up to 12.0 contact hours of accredited education when the enrollment period begins.

ARC Live

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Fundamentals

  • When to cut
  • How to cut
  • When to treat with antibiotics

Hands-On

  • Incision and drainage practice
  • Ultrasound assessment of abscesses

Cysts

  • Ganglion cyst
  • Sebaceous cyst
  • Baker’s cyst

Abscesses

  • Felon
  • Paronychia
  • General Cutaneous Abscesses
  • Herpetic Whitlow
  • Folliculitis
  • Axillary (hidradenitis)
  • Pilonidal abscess versus cyst
  • Acne
  • Peritonsillar
  • Neck
  • Bartholin’s
  • Perispinal
  • Dental
  • Breast
  • Lung

Rashes

  • Easiest Algorithm Ever
  • Pediatrics
    • Scarlet Fever
    • Reyes
    • Kawasaki
  • Eczema
    • Dishidrosis
    • Discoid
    • Food allergy related
  • Psoriasis
    • Plaque
    • Systemic
  • Pytiriasis Rosea
  • The Tineas
ultrasound abscess assessment

Hands-On Ultrasound Practice

With ARC Live, participants will get hands-on practice in the art of ultrasound assessment of abscesses and soft tissue disorders.  Participants will learn how to differentiate an abscess with fluctuance from simple cellulitis and answer that all important question of “Should I cut?”.

Nashville, TN - March 14-15, 2019

ARC Live – Abscesses, Rashes, and Cysts

Join Patton Graham, NP-C in Nashville, TN for ARC Live.  Total session time for this continuing education conference is 12 hours, with 8 session hours on day 1, and 4 session hours on day 2, providing you with either an early departure or some additional free time in Nashville.

Cost: $695 $495 (valid until 01/30/2018)

Seats Remaining: Limited Seating

The cost of attendance covers:

  • Accredited CE – 12.0 contact hours including 2.0 pharmacology hours*
  • Course supplies (I&D Kit, abscess practice pad)
  • Access to on-site ultrasound machine for hands-on practice
  • Event T-shirt

Course Times

DAY 1

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

DAY 2

Start Time: 8:00 AM CST
End Time: 12:00 PM CST

Radisson Hotel

1112 Airport Center Drive
Nashville, TN 37214

Phone
(615) 889-9090

A complimentary shuttle is provided by the hotel 24 hours a day to and from the airport.

* This education activity will be submitted to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and American Academy of Physician Assistants for approval of up to 12.0 contact hours of accredited education once the submission window is open.

Sign up soon for this exciting LIVE hands-on seminar that covers the latest in abscess care, cysts, and rashes.  Seating is limited.

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