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Product No. 50050

Knot Tying Trainer

$399.00 AUD Price does not include taxes or delivery

A comprehensive trainer for teaching all surgical knot tying techniques, including those specified in the GB and Ireland Intercollegiate Basic Surgical Skills Course. Developed in collaboration with Professor Jonathan Beard, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield (UK) and Mr. John Rochester, Rotherham General Hospital (UK).

Features

Overview

  • Light and compact
  • Cylinders are transparent to allow the trainer to observe and assess trainee competence

Realism

  • Unique magnetic system to represent tissue strength
  • Parallel knotting tubes are elastic for a realistic tissue response

Safety

  • Latex free

Anatomy

2 perioperative openings represented by:

  • Small, shallow fixed cylinder for tying in a small opening
  • Large, deep removable cylinder, reversible for angled abdominal and gynecological depth tying
Skills

Skills Gained

  • One-handed reef knot technique
  • Instrument tie
  • Surgeon’s knot
  • Slip knot
  • Tying in a small opening
  • Tying at depth vertically in a large opening
  • Tying at depth, at an angle, in a large opening

Evidence

Ceiling effect in technical skills of surgical residents.
Munz, Y. M., K .; Bann,S.; Shah,J.; Ivanova, S.; Darzi, S. (2004). "Ceiling effect in technical skills of surgical residents." The American Journal of Surgery 188(3): 294-300.

A Cost-Effective Proficiency-Based Knot-Tying and Suturing Curriculum for Residency Programs.
Scott, D. J. G., Mouza T.; Tesfay, Seifu T. (2007). "A Cost-Effective Proficiency-Based Knot-Tying and Suturing Curriculum for Residency Programs." The Journal of surgical research 141(1): 7-15.

Contains
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    Knotting Tubes (Pack of 3)

    Product No. 50158

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    Two Colored Cord (Pack of 3)

    Product No. 50164

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  • 1 Base with cylinders

    1 Base with cylinders

  • 1 Knot tying tension hooks (set of 3)

    1 Knot tying tension hooks (set of 3)

Curriculum

References

Postgraduate Junior Doctors

CPMEC Australian Curriculum Framework for Junior Doctors version 3.1, 2012, p.31 Skills & Procedures: Surgical knots

Specialist GP Trainees

Undergraduate Medicine

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