Course Overview

AWSAM is designed for practitioners involved in the pitch side management of traumatic wounds, occurring on the field of play.  It focuses primarily on head and facial lacerations. 

The course is delivered by emergency medicine professionals, surgeons and sports clinicians with a wealth of experience in elite sporting environments, who will outline common pitfalls and offer practice tips.

There will be an opportunity to practise suturing, gluing and stapling skills before partaking in realistic simulation scenarios in a supportive, educational environment.

Who will benefit:

Any practitioner working in acute pitch-side wound management.


DREEAM Department, A Floor, West Block, QMC Campus, Derby Road, Nottingham. NG7 2UH

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Start and finish times:

08:30 – 17:30 (breaks are built into the course timetable)


Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

Similar courses we offer: Suturing

Please contact us if you have any queries, or if you wish to discuss a bespoke course to fit your specific needs.