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Hands-On at Home: Dermatology Suture Techniques

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Follow along as our experts guide you through video instruction on different suture techniques and discuss potential pitfalls to avoid. You’ll receive a Suture Kit with skin pad to practice on and a checklist to self-assess your work. Each stitch will help reduce risk of infection and scarring, improving healing and recovery times for your patients while helping.

Course covers:

  • Excision Techniques – including elliptical incision, undermining, and eversion
  • Top Suturing
  • Tissue Cones – including alternative M-plasty and flap repair
  • Deep Dermal Suturing – including simple buried dermal stitching, buried vertical mattress stitching and SICM

This activity was developed by the following Faculty:

  • Christopher J. Miller, MD, FAAD
  • Cerrene Giordano, MD, FAAD
  • Nicholas J. Golda, MD, FAAD
  • Harold William Higgins II, MD, FAAD
  • Molly Conlon Powers, MD, FAAD
  • Ashley Wysong, MD, MS, FAAD

This activity is designated for 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.