Repair of Second Degree Lacerations

A course by GynZone

Repair of Second Degree Lacerations

A course by GynZone

Master vaginal second-degree laceration repair with expert guidance. Elevate your obstetric skills for optimal patient care.

Overview of the repair of 2nd-degree lacerations course

Master repair of second-degree perineal lacerations with expert guidance. Elevate your obstetric skills for optimal patient care.

We've structured this course with this particular audience in mind.

Who should attend? This course is ideal for healthcare professionals and obstetric practitioners seeking in-depth expertise in obstetric laceration diagnosis and care.

Obstetricians looking to enhance their proficiency in diagnosing and managing a wide spectrum of obstetric lacerations, from common tears to complex cases.


Midwives seeking advanced knowledge and skills to ensure optimal postpartum care and recovery for their patients.

Physician Assistants

Physician assistants aiming to excel in the evaluation and treatment of obstetric lacerations to improve patient outcomes.

Nurse Practitioners

Nurse practitioners specializing in obstetrics who want to broaden their expertise in identifying and addressing perineal tears.


Gynecologists interested in expanding their understanding of perineal and labial injuries encountered during childbirth.

Medical Residents

Medical residents pursuing specialization in obstetrics and gynecology, keen to acquire proficiency in diagnosing and treating obstetric lacerations.

Obstetric Nurses

Obstetric nurses looking to enhance their clinical skills in assisting with the assessment and care of perineal tears.

Medical Students

Medical students interested in gaining foundational knowledge and skills related to obstetric lacerations as part of their medical education.

What will you learn from this course?

Comprehensive syllabus from the course of repair of 2nd degree lacerations:

Module 1: Introduction

In this introductory sub-module, we lay the foundation for your learning experience. Discover the essential concepts, objectives, and expectations that will guide you through this course. Whether you're a seasoned healthcare professional or new to the field, this introduction ensures you're well-prepared to excel in the art and science of 2nd-degree laceration repair.

Module 2: Preparation

In this crucial sub-module, we dive into the essential aspects of preparation, ensuring you're equipped with the knowledge and skills needed for successful outcomes. From communication and analgesia to instruments and suture materials, discover the key elements that set the stage for precise and compassionate care.

Module 3: Diagnostics

Unlock the power of precise diagnosis in 2nd-degree laceration repair. In this sub-module, you'll delve into the art and science of diagnostics, learning how to assess, classify, and recognize critical factors. From understanding the perineal anatomy to identifying tissue involvement, this module equips you with the skills to make informed decisions and deliver expert care.

Module 4: Establishing An Overview

In this sub-module, we focus on establishing a comprehensive overview of the key elements involved. From the importance of teamwork and communication to the precise application of essential tools, you'll gain a holistic perspective to ensure successful patient outcomes.

Module 5: Mixed Method

In this sub-module, we blend various instructional techniques to enhance your learning experience. From engaging animations to interactive case studies, you'll discover a holistic approach to mastering the art and science of laceration repair, catering to diverse learning styles and preferences.

Module 6: Continuous Suturing

In this sub-module, you'll master the art of seamless stitching, learning step-by-step techniques for achieving optimal patient outcomes. From understanding the continuous suturing method to practical applications, you'll gain the skills necessary for proficient laceration repair.

Module 7: Rectovaginal Fascia

In this sub-module, we delve into the anatomy, assessment, and repair techniques specific to this critical tissue. Gain a deep understanding of how to effectively address and restore the rectovaginal fascia, ensuring optimal patient care and outcomes.

Module 8: Follow Up

In this sub-module, we focus on the critical phase of follow-up and monitoring. Learn how to provide comprehensive patient care after the repair, including documentation, advice, and guidance, ensuring a smooth healing process and exceptional healthcare outcomes.

Know your instructors

Meet your instructors: Trusted expert in second degree of vaginal lacerations.

Sara Kindberg

Midwife, PhD.

Sara Kindberg, a midwife since 1999 across multiple countries, specializes in perineal care, with a focus on surgical repair. Her research identified a need for hands-on training among midwifery students and colleagues, leading to the creation of, an online learning platform for birth professionals and students. She received recognition as “Female Entrepreneur of the Year” in 2011 and pioneered a midwifery-led pelvic floor unit at Aarhus University Hospital. This innovative approach was commended by the WHO as a model of excellent clinical practice. GynZone offers online learning for diagnosing and surgically repairing obstetric lacerations.

Karl Møller Bek

Urogynecologist, PhD.

Karl, a co-founder of GynZone and a Scandinavian specialist in anal sphincter injury reconstruction, completed his PhD Thesis on diagnosing and treating anal sphincter trauma in 1993. With 40 years of experience in anal sphincter reconstruction, he played a pivotal role in the narrative of early secondary repair for 3rd and 4th degree tears at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark. Furthermore, he has made significant contributions to the development of 3D animations featured in GynZone’s e-learning programs for midwives and doctors.

Julika Tietgen

Midwife, Clinical specialist, Teacher

Julika specialises in the perineal repair and postnatal evaluation of healing. She works as a midwife in the Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark.

Marianne Glavind-Kristensen

Urogynecologist, PhD

Marianne is an experienced urogynecologist and expert in the field of pelvic floor reconstruction. She is the Director of Gynecology at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark, and works as a Consultant at the interdisciplinary Pelvic Floor Unit where urogynecologists, urologists and colo-rectal surgeons collaborate to create a “one-stop-shop” for their patients.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is this course designed for?
This course is designed for healthcare professionals, including obstetricians, midwives, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, gynecologists, medical residents, obstetric nurses, advanced practice nurses, medical students, and healthcare educators, who are interested in enhancing their knowledge and skills in diagnosing and managing obstetric lacerations.
What topics does the course cover?
The course covers a wide range of topics, including anatomy and examination techniques, medical terminology, classification of perineal tears, episiotomy procedures, and in-depth discussions of first, second, third, and fourth-degree perineal tears, along with various related cases and complications.
How long is the course, and what is the format?
The course type is video on demand, so the duration varies depending on participants leisure, the total of all the videos are 1,5 hours. It is offered in an online format, allowing you to study at your own pace.
Is there any prerequisite for this course?
While there are no strict prerequisites, a basic understanding of obstetrics and gynecology terminology and concepts will be helpful for participants to fully engage with the course material.
How can I access course materials and resources?
Once you enroll in the course, you will receive access to a student dashboard where you can view course materials, lectures, illustrations, and additional resources.
How do I enroll in the course?
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