Suturing techniques course

Surgery skills suture course

Suturing skills virtual course

Jump-start your suturing skills with our online course, taught by a world-renowned Plastic Surgeon, Accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons

About this Suturing course

Are you keen to learn how to suture like a Plastic surgeon, gain lifelong skills, give great care to patients and impress the boss?
Do you want to gain all of this while being at home, whenever it suits you?

Our suturing course is taught by Mr Hamid Tehrani, a world-renowned Plastic surgeon, UK training lead, and our principal instructor. Numerous trainees travel across the UK and Internationally to be taught by Mr Tehrani, but thanks to our courses students can now receive teaching from him in the comfort of their own homes.

The course has been assessed & Accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, badged by BAPRAS (the British Association of Plastic, Reconstruction & Aesthetic Surgeons), and used by numerous medical schools and institutions across the world, assuring you of its quality and content.

We want as many people as possible to gain quality surgical skills, no matter what your background. And so, we are pleased to be able to offer this course for just £119.

Unlike face-to-face suturing courses, our course is entirely online, so you can take it at your own pace, without the need for travel, and can repeat the course again and again until you have the techniques mastered!

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Who should do this course?

This course is aimed at medical students through to trainee surgeons, physicians, general practitioners, nurses, emergency doctors, and anyone else who wants to learn a range of vital suturing techniques.

If you want to be taught by a world-renowned Consultant Plastic surgeon to help give the best patient care, stand out from your colleagues, and build your CV/portfolio, then this course is for you!

Course contents

Our Suturing course teaches a range of skills and techniques including:

Basic Instruments – learn about the instruments needed for suturing & tips on using them correctly

Starting to Suture – we show the foundations of suturing & how to get the technique right

Tying a Suture – once the suture is placed, how is it tied? We explain the instrument tie in this chapter

Interrupted Sutures – by learning the single & double pass techniques, you will feel far more confident in closing wounds

Suturing – advanced tip – don’t take years to learn this handy tip. Our instructor shows this very easy, but handy, technique

Horizontal Mattress Suture – looks tricky, but actually very easy to perform, & vital for certain areas of the body

Vertical Mattress Suture – having mastered the horizontal mattress suture, the vertical mattress follows on…..

Continuous Suture – when speed is of the essence, this suture will really help

Continuous Locked Suture – so many people get this wrong. We show an easy way to make this work well

Subcuticular Interrupted Suture – an essential suture to know, we teach this with handy tips

Subcuticular Continuous Suture (Including Aberdeen knot) – put all your new skills to use with this ‘invisible’ suture skill

PLUS you get

Course manual – a full accompanying course manual with colour photos and detailed descriptions, written to perfectly enhance the course and maximise your experience and progress

Certificate of Completion – add this to your portfolio to prove you have taken our course, which is Accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and badged by BAPRAS

Why should I do this course?

Stand out from your peers – surgery is a competitive field with many driven people trying to climb to the top. Be the one to have useful skills and knowledge from day 1, and stand out from the crowd to give you the best chance of that dream job.

Build your CV/Portfolio – this course is Accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, and badged by BAPRAS, so the certificate can be added to your CV to help with your next job application.

Impress the boss – practice your skills at home and show your boss your new-found suturing skills. First impressions count, and you can impress your seniors with the knowledge and skills gained from this course.

Learn life-long skills – the skills taught on this course are vital principles which will be used throughout your career. Our world-renowned tutors are highly sought after for their skills, and they can now pass these on to you in a friendly, well-paced way. This will set you up with the foundations towards becoming able to help many patients in a safe and optimal way.

It’s a fast-track learning process – you can take this course in the comfort of your own home, in a friendly, no pressure way, and be up to speed in just a couple of days. Repeat all, or parts of the course, until you have mastered the techniques.

What equipment will I need for this course?

You could gain a lot of knowledge from just watching this course, but to get the most out of it you will need:

– Something to suture. We use a suture practice pad, which can be readily bought on Ebay, Amazon etc. Do shop around though, as the price can vary widely for pretty much the same pads but they should be around £5-6. Otherwise, you can easily practice your skills on a piece of foam, chicken or even a banana!

– Sutures (we suggest 3/0 or 4/0 silk training sutures, on 18mm or 26mm needles with 3/8 circle curves, available pretty cheaply again from Ebay, Amazon, etc). Don’t get the sterile sutures, these cost much more and aren’t needed for this course. A pack of 10 should cost around £10

– A disposable suture set (again, disposable sets are very cheap from the internet. Make sure the set contains needle holders, toothed forceps and scissors). This should be about £5-6

If you have access to surgical equipment (for example you’re doing a surgical placement), then you may be able to get hold of suitable kit for free. Always check with those in charge first though – being accused of theft would not be a pleasant experience!

And that’s it – all you then have to do is sit and practice in your own time, and hopefully surprise yourself at how quickly you can learn to suture like a Plastic surgeon!