David is a residency trained Board-Certified Emergency Physician practicing in the Pacific Northwest. Prior to civilian practice, he spent 11 years as an Emergency Physician on active duty with the Navy. David’s interest in emergency preparedness began following eight years as a paid-call Firefighter/EMT in California before attending medical school. He has a special interest in the field expedient and emergency medicine in austere conditions.


Saturday - May 6th, 2016

Wound Care & Suture Technique Class
This class includes Handout and written material for the class, Take home Suture Set and Practice Sutures, New Suture Pad and Survival Suturing DVD.  

Must register and prepay online prior to Expo for Saturdays Suture Class with Dr. David Pruett: AMP-3 Suture Class  

Class is 2 hours long and cost is $95.00

This is a fun 2-hour hands-on educational introduction to wound care management in austere conditions where registered participants learn how to evaluate wounds, when and how to close wounds, and when not to close wounds.

Topics Covered Include:

  • Wound Irrigation

  • Steri-Strips & Butterflies

  • Skin Glue

  • Basic Suture Technique

  • How to Use a Skin Stapler

    Non-registered guests are welcome to listen, watch, and ask questions!

    Registered participants will take home a practice suture pad, instruments, practice suture, and printed class notes to continue practicing at home.