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OSC Nomad
  • PHYSICAL Course Version
  • Entire Course on USB Thumb Drive
  • Core Course Content
  • 15.0 Total CE Credits
  • Mp3 Course Audio
  • Mp4 Course Video (1080p)
  • Course Workbook
  • Learn Whenever and Wherever
  • Online Access to Claim CE Credit
OSC Nomad Deluxe
  • PHYSICAL Course Version
  • PLUS Practice Suture Kit
  • Entire Course on USB Thumb Drive
  • Core Course Content
  • 15.0 Total CE Credits
  • Mp3 Course Audio
  • Mp4 Course Video (1080p)
  • Course Workbook
  • Learn Whenever and Wherever
  • Online Access to Claim CE Credit
  • Practice Suture Kit Including:
    • (8) Practice sutures (various line and needle sizes)
    • (1) Skin stapler (35 wide staples)
    • (1) Skin staple remover
    • (1) Laceration tray
    • Heavy-duty kit container
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15.0 CE Credits

What You Will Learn With OSC

  • 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

OSC is the best, most comprehensive wound repair and suture course available.

Regardless of your level of experience with wound closure and care, OSC will enhance your skill set in the areas of suturing, stapling, gluing, and managing simple to complex lacerations.  You will learn when to seek surgical consultation, how to deal with animal bites, when not to close a wound, and much more.

  • Learn from an experienced family and emergency nurse practitioner.
    With years of experience as an emergency department provider, as well as collegiate level teaching experience, Patton is able to quickly explain, demonstrate, and prepare you to emulate simple and complex techniques, as well as fully enhance your current level of practice and understanding.  He’s also a real person and makes learning fun.
  • Online access makes learning and earning much easier.
    OSC is a fully online, asynchronous course.  This puts you in the driver’s seat for deciding when and where to enrich your practice.  It also puts the captain’s hat squarely on your brow for deciding at what pace you earn CME credit.
  • High-definition video makes learning very real-to-life.
    Using state-of-the-art, high-definition video technology, OSC brings you right to the heart of the wound and guides you through repairs every step of the way.  You will learn, with crystal clarity, how to repair lacerations using simple interrupted, interrupted cruciate, running-locking, vertical mattress, and many more techniques.  You will learn how to tie knots correctly.  You will learn and see essentially everything there is to know about wound repair.
  • Not a bare-bones essentials course.
    OSC will bring you to the front of your field in suture repair.
  • Your charting will never be the same.
    Patton includes many important MEDICOLEGAL NUGGETS in his presentations and advises you on what to chart, and when to chart it.  Your clinical documentation will improve.  Your patient outcomes will improve.  And, your foundation for medicolegal defense will be enhanced.
  • Learn suturing through the A.C.E. F.A.S.T. Closure® method.
    Developed by Patton Graham, NP-C, the A.C.E. F.A.S.T. Closure® method will help you ace your closures every time.  This method-approach to wound closure will surprise you at how easy it is to both remember and implement.
  • Accredited CE
    This activity is approved for 15.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
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Become a Suturing Rock Star

Feel confidence when a skin wound walks through the door.

Learn up-to-date wound repair techniques and approaches from an experienced emergency and acute care provider.

Improve your patient outcomes.

Improve your charting and enhance your medicolegal defense.

Increase your marketability by learning more so you can do more.

Earn CE while accomplishing this with The Online Suture Course.

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