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Postoperative Care: Suture Removal for Dental Nurses, Hygienists and Therapists

This one-day course is for dental care professionals who assist in surgical procedures and want to extend their scope of practice under the direction of a dentist. It will enable you to be confident and competent in removing sutures after the wound has been checked by a dentist. You'll also learn how to support your patients with postoperative care. The course includes interactive seminars and hands-on practical activities. The course is run by the UCL Eastman Dental Institute in London. Course content Interactive seminars The interactive seminars will cover: wound healing different suture materials different suture techniques postoperative and supportive care Hands-on sessions The hands-on part of the course will cover: different techniques of suturing suture removal techniques Who this course is for This course is for qualified or training dental care professionals (nurses, hygienists or dental therapists) who assist with oral surgery procedures like extractions, periodontal surgery, or implant surgery. Course aims and objective This course aims: to provide basic theoretical knowledge and techniques for suture removal to held you understand structured postoperative care after surgical procedures Learning outcomes By the end of the course, you should be able to: recognise different suturing materials and types remove sutures after a wound has been checked by a dentist provide postoperative instructions Structure and teaching The day will run from approximately 9:30am to 5pm. In the morning, you'll take part in interactive seminars on the theoretical aspects of wound healing and suturing techniques. These are supplemented with videos of live clinical cases to highlight key stages in treatment. The afternoon will involve hands-on sessions. CPD points and certificate You'll gain 6.5 hours of verifiable CPD, plus a certificate of attendance.
Tel: +44 (0)20 8016 7600
Website: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/short-courses/search-courses/postoperative-care-suture-removal-dental-nurses-hygienists-and-therapists
Sponsor: UCL


Eastman Dental Hospital
256 Grays Inn road , London, WC1X 8LD
Tel: 020 3456 7899