APP Skills Lab Teaches Suturing Techniques

November 3, 2016

APP Skills Lab at ESP

Dr. Tony Martinez instructs NPs and PAs in proper suturing techniques during an APP Skills Lab at ESP on November 2.

More than a dozen ESP nurse practitioners and physician assistants gathered at the ESP administrative office Austin on November 2 to take part in a special APP Skills Lab. The hands-on course was designed to help advanced practice providers learn and practice proper suturing techniques using pigs’ feet.

The course was led by Dr. Anthony Martinez, ED medical director at Baptist Medical Center in San Antonio, with a special pediatric presentation by Dr. Michael Gorn, an ESP physician at Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.

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About Emergency Service Partners, L.P.

Founded in 1988, Emergency Service Partners, L.P. is a physician practice management group specializing in hospital emergency departments (EDs). The physician-owned and physician-managed partnership serves more than 35 EDs across Texas. In addition, ESP provides pulmonary, intensive care, sleep medicine, hospitalist, and ob/gyn hospitalist services in Central Texas.