AAFP Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents, Urgent and Emergent Care, Reprint No. 285, 2016, p.9
6. Other Skills
a. Repair of skin lacerations (including plastic closure)
b. Management of wounds
ACGME General Surgery Milestones, July 2015, p.8: ... basic surgical skills such as ... knot tying, simple suturing, suture removal, administration of local anesthetic, universal precautions, and aseptic technique
AAMC Recommendations for Clinical Skills Curricula for Undergraduate Medical Education (2005, p. 30): Removing sutures and staples; Suturing technique; Surgical knot-tying; Incision & drainage technique; General wound care technique; Wound debridement, simple
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care And Primary Care NP Competencies 2016, p.42 Primary care practice skills which includes, but is not limited to:
• Wound debridement
ACGME Obstetrics and Gynecology Milestones, Version 09/2013, Patient Care, p.6
Demonstrates basic surgical skills, including:
suture and staple removal
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