Skill Workshop

2 Day Skill Workshop

This activity is approved for 12.5 contact hours of continuing education, (which includes 3.5 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID #21024768. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation  Standards and Policies.

Objectives: Day 1
Review management of corneal abrasion and foreign bodies of the eye
Practice making corneal abrasion and removing foreign body
Review injury assessment and practice splinting and casting
Identify wounds requiring closure and practice different techniques for suturing as well as punch biopsy
Describe principles of irrigating wounds and perform irrigation and drainage of a simple skin abscess

Objectives: Day 2
Review indication and contraindications for shoulder and knee injections, plantar fasciitis injections, occipital nerve block, and trigger point injections
Perform listed injections on model/mannequins using palpation technique
Describe pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of opioids
Review opioid guidelines and discuss implementation into practice
Discuss methods of weaning off opioids
Discuss various clinical scenarios for improve application for prescribing opioids