Closure of Defects Following Dehiscence of Sternotomy Wounds

This micro skills course will describe the factors involved in dehiscence of sternotomy wounds. Later sections will describe how to ensure proper debridement of the defect and explain the different techniques available for closure of sternotomy defects.

$19.99
Delivery Mode
Online - Self Paced
Course Duration
30-60 minutes
Course Type
Premium
Certificate
Yes, on completion
Course Code
HEE_PLS_06_097
Content Provider
British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons

What will I learn?

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  1. State the factors involved in dehiscence of sternotomy wounds;
  2. Describe how to ensure proper debridement of the defect;
  3. Explain the different techniques available for closure of sternotomy defects

Course provided in association with

Important

  • This eLearning session is provided by the Content Providers listed above but it does not in any way constitute a qualification or accreditation from them.
  • Certificates provided at the end of each session are issued by Talisium under licence and cannot be used by students to seek membership, fellowship or any other form of recognition by the Content Provider.
  • This micro skills course may contain references to UK laws, regulations, policies and practice guidelines.
  • You should apply the lessons within the context of your local environment.
  • This micro skills course may contain features that are not optimised for mobile devices.