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Monday, April 20; 9am - 6pm Instructor: Sonia Ochoa
Appropriate for Phase 2 (assist-level clinical) and beyond
This workshop is designed to train you on basic suturing skills and teach you how to evaluate perineal lacerations and perform first and second degree perineal laceration repairs and episiotomy. You will have the opportunity to practice how to use key suturing instruments; you will also practice the major types of knots, and perform simulations of first and second degree perineal laceration repairs and episiotomy.
Skills listed below will be taught, practiced and evaluated in the workshop. Students who show competency in the skills can have them “signed off” by the instructor in the PSGM if desired.
Infiltration of Local Anesthetic
Administer local anesthetic to the perineum for episiotomy or repair
Assessment and Repair of Lacerations
Inspect vagina and cervix for lacerations
Repair episiotomy if needed
Repair 1st and 2nd degree perineal and vaginal lacerations
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