The Cadaver-Based Emergency Procedures Suturing Self‑Study Courses
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Fast-Track Your Ability to Perform Essential Emergency Procedures and Manage Lacerations Like a Pro!

Introducing Two New Self‑Study Courses

Produced by the Center for Emergency Medical Education and the developers of the EM Boot Camp Course Series, two organizations focused on providing high-yield educational programs for emergency clinicians.

The Cadaver-Based Suturing Self‑Study Course

The management of cutaneous trauma is an everyday part of emergency medicine and urgent care. Let the Cadaver-Based Suturing Course take your practice to the next level.

  • Taught by Dr. Joan Kolodzik, a frontline emergency physician with over 25 years of EM experience and a master’s degree in human anatomy
  • Learn the key points and pearls when managing a variety of acute care lacerations
  • Learn how to administer nerve blocks and the approach to draining abscesses in-depth
  • Advance your skill set to provide your patients with the best possible outcome
  • Practice the techniques at home with the Suture Buddy Kit (included) to help reinforce confidence in your new skills
  • Bonus demonstrations by Dr. Jim Augustine – learn his approach to wound management with a focus on specific body areas

Sample Videos

Plus, earn up to 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

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Cadaver-Based Suturing Videos

  • Suture Instrument Overview
  • Interrupted Suture
  • Horizontal Mattress Suture
  • Running Horizontal Mattress Suture
  • Half Buried Horizontal Mattress Suture
  • Vertical Mattress Suture
  • Running Subcuticular Suture
  • Simple Running Suture
  • Simple Running Locking Suture
  • Flap Laceration Closure
  • Deep Space Closures
  • Complex Wound Repair Techniques
  • Skin Stapling and Removal
  • Abscess Incision & Drainage Techniques
  • (Bonus Demonstrations by Dr. Jim Augustine) Wound Suturing – Preparation, Face, Hand, and Leg

Local & Regional Anesthesia Videos

  • Facial Nerve Blocks
  • Hand Nerve Blocks
  • Femoral Nerve Blocks
  • Popliteal Nerve Blocks

Included Receive The Suture Buddy Kit With Your Suturing Self‑Study Course Purchase!

To allow you the opportunity to master your suturing techniques, you’ll be provided with a complete Suture Buddy Kit. The kit includes a needle driver, tissue forceps, suture scissors,12 nylon sutures, surgical skin stapler and remover, and a lifelike reusable suture pad that mimics real skin for unmatched practice.

The Cadaver-Based Emergency Procedures Self‑Study Course

Under the direction of Dr. Joan Kolodzik, a frontline emergency physician with a master’s degree in human anatomy, the Cadaver-Based Emergency Procedures Course was designed to be a high-yield, focused educational experience. Taught by a cadre of emergency medicine experts, you’ll gain confidence as they take you through the nuances of performing a series of essential emergency procedures.

  • Created to help optimize the procedure-related techniques and skills of emergency care clinicians
  • The video was shot in a professional cadaver lab with no other students present in order to solely focus on the instruction of the distant learner
  • You’ll receive step-by-step instruction on unembalmed cadavers and simulators to create a lifelike experience
  • Integrates didactic PowerPoint presentations focusing on indications and contraindications for the various procedures combined with instruction on performing the procedures
  • Pearls and tricks of the trade will be presented to make performing the procedures as safe and efficient as possible

Sample Videos

Plus, earn up to 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Buy the Emergency Procedures Course

Cadaver-Based Emergency Procedure Videos

  • Arthrocentesis
  • Central Venous Access
  • Chest Tube Thoracostomy
  • Cricothyrotomy
  • Endotracheal Intubation
  • Intraosseous Cannulation
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Needle Thoracostomy
  • Video Laryngoscope

Cadaver-Based Expert Instruction at Your Own Pace and On Your Own Time.

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No commercial support was obtained for this program.

Self-Study CME Accreditation

The Cadaver-Based Suturing Course

The Center for Emergency Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Center for Emergency Medical Education designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AOA automatically recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as AOA Category 2 credit.

Both PA and NP organizations recognize AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as approved CME.

The Cadaver-Based Emergency Procedures Course

The Center for Emergency Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Center for Emergency Medical Education (CEME) designates this self-study activity for a maximum of 6.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AOA automatically recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as AOA Category 2 credit.

Both PA and NP organizations recognize AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ as approved CME.

Target Audience

These courses are designed to benefit emergency medicine physicians, hospitalists, critical care physicians, PAs, and NPs.

Learning Objectives

The Cadaver-Based Suturing Course

After completing this CME course, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate suturing techniques

The Cadaver-Based Emergency Procedures Course

After completing this CME course, participants will be able to:

  • Assess the need for intubation
  • Review technique of intubation/First pass success
  • Optimize oxygenation during intubation
  • Review medication choices for RSI (Rapid Sequence Intubation)
  • Review assistive devices for intubation
  • Demonstrate intubation with devices
  • Practice surgical airways