As a Medical NCO, you need to be familiar with some surgical procedures.

You may perform minor surgical procedures, wound closure and suturing, and you may assist in emergency surgical procedures. This subcourse will give you basic knowledge in each of these areas.

Subcourse Components:

The subcourse instructional material consists of the following:

Lesson 1, Minor Surgical Procedures.

Lesson 2, Wound Closure and Sutures.

Lesson 3, Emergency Surgical Procedures.

Here are some suggestions that may be helpful to you in completing this subcourse:

–Read and study each lesson carefully.

–Complete the subcourse lesson by lesson. After completing each lesson, work the exercises at the end of the lesson.

–After completing each set of lesson exercises, compare your answers with those on the solution sheet that follows the exercises. If you have answered an exercise incorrectly, check the reference cited after the answer on the solution sheet to determine why your response was not the correct one.


Distance Learning for Medical and Nursing Professionals