The fee includes materials needed for the hands-on activities.
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9:00 – 9:30 am Informed Consent
9:30 – 10:00 am Local Anesthesia
10:00 – 10:30 am Basics of Wounds, Care, & Management
10:00 – 10:30 am Suturing Materials & Techniques
10:30 – 11:00 am Video Resource: Simple Interrupted Suturing
11:00 – 11:30 am The Instrument Tie
11:30 – 12:00 pm Suturing Technique Application and Practice
Elias Villarreal, MPAS, PA-C
Elias Villarreal MPAS, PA-C is the coordinator of the Surgical rotations for the PA program at UTPA. He has participated in this suture workshops in the past and brings years of experience in teaching suturing techniques.
Frank Ambriz, MPAS, PA-C
Frank Ambriz is the Chair of the Physician Assistant Program at UTPA and coordinates the Emergency Rotations and the UrgentCare Capstone. He is a practicing PA in Urgent Care.
"Excellent experienced instructors who also gave personal one-on-one attention to participants which really helped in learning process." - PK
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The University of Texas-Pan American
1201 W University Dr.
Edinburg, TX 78539 1 (866) 441 UTPA