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Suturing in a Real Midwifery Practice

June 24 from 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Acorn Community Birth & Wellness Center 577 E. Elder Street, Suite H, Fallbrook, CA
This class is designed for student midwives learning suturing in a holistic setting, as well as licensed providers looking to practice their skills.
Friday, June 24th 2022 from 9:00am to 5:00pm
$250 total- deposit required to sign up

This workshop is taught by lecture, visual aids, and models with emphasis on ‘hands on’ practice with models using all types of sutures and equipment.

Lynn Arnold is a practicing midwife and longtime midwifery educator who has a unique teaching style that will make even the most complex topics simple and easy to understand!

Discussion Topics:
The Intact Perineum: Myth or Reality?
Preserving the Perineum: History, Nutrition, Techniques
Episiotomy: When and How Evaluating the Tear
Informed Consent & Releases
Choosing Supplies & Equipment
Instruments, Anesthesia, Suture, Needles

Demonstration & PRACTICE on Models:
Hand & Instrument Tie
Interrupted, Running & Subcutaneous
Interesting Tears & Special Problems: Perineal doubles, Labial tears and splits, Periurethral tears, and Bleeders
Healing and After Care

To sign up, please contact Kelly at 760-645-3447. Deposit of $100 must be made by June 1st, 2022 to hold your space in class. Payment may be made via Venmo to Lynn Arnold, 915-449-1025.