We are offering 4 & 8 hour classes. Choose the class that best meets your needs. All classes are board approved. Every participant will receive a certificate for continuing education corresponding with length of class

Advanced Practice Skills Workshop, specializes in providing hands on skill workshops for the advanced practice provider, nurse practitioners, medical students, nurse practitioner students, at any level. Enhance your skill set and marketability through us!! This workshop is for all students and practitioners: students, the novice, and experienced. We have small class sizes for personalized attention and two facilitators present during every workshop. Don't miss out. We look forward to seeing you soon.

We offer:
  • Suturing: various techniques
  • Intra-articular joint injections: Shoulder, knee,  & wrist
  • Plantar fasciitis injection
  • Carpal tunnel injection
  • Incision & Drainage
  • Digital Block
  • Occipital nerve blocks
  • Corneal Abrasion 
  • Foreign bodies of the Eye
Workshops provide powerpoint education of each skill which includes:
Clinical indication, contra-indication, side effects/potential complications, and billing codes.
Each skill is demonstrated by the instructor for the attendees and then practiced one on one with each participant.

We welcome all skill levels as a way to share clinical pearls and help each provider stay at the top of their game. Be sure to select the correct class and location that best fits your needs. Come be skilled with us!

For participants attending a suture class, you will receive a suture kit for practice at home with a suture pad with 14 pre-cut wounds, suture tools, suture thread & needle (Complete kit)
Lunch provided for all participants for 8 hour classes.

Contact Information: 
Phone: 1-855-399-3222 
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Effective January 1, 2024, we will only provide group workshops. Please email us for more information: apsw2023@gmail.com

We accept: Visa, Mastercard, Amex, Discover, or PayPal

Group Workshop- Private- December 2, 2023- Sold out
St. Louis, MO

CEU Cruise- Royal Carribean- December 14-18, 2023 
Radiance of the Seas- Port of Tampa (Cost of cruise not included)
Suture class from 8am-12pm ($450) includes: Various suturing techniques, incision and drainage, corneal abrasion, and Foreign bodies of the eye
Joint Injections class from 1pm-5pm ($450)includes: intra-articular shoulder, knee, and wrist, plantar fasciitis, carpal tunnel, digital block, and occipital nerve block
Suture & Joint injection class from 8am-5pm ($599)which includes all of the above listed skills
For a limited time, early bird pricing- $100 off 8 hour class.
This activity is approved for 8.0 contact hours of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners®. Activity ID# 23056077. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

Our Team:

The instructors are Ethel Smith, MSN, FNP-C and Erica Evans, MSN, FNP-C.

Erica Evans, MSN, FNP-C graduated from the University of Cincinnati and has over 18 years of nursing experience. Her career has been spent in emergency departments, urgent care, and primary practice. She has worked at two magnet hospitals earning numerous magnet nurse and daisy awards. She has a passion for passing on her experience to others. She teaches suturing, foreign body removal, incision & drainage, and corneal abrasion/foreign bodies of the eye. She continues to work full time as a nurse practitioner allowing her to keep her clinical skills up to date.

Ethel Smith, MSN, FNP-C graduated from the University of Cincinnati and has over 19 years of nursing experience. Her career has been spent in family practice and pain management. As well as teaching in the classroom and clinical setting from ADN to MSN programs. She established onboarding programs for three employers to guide new nurse practitioners with on the job training. She continues to work in a busy pain management practice in Las Vegas. She teaches various joint injections.