ACGME General Surgery Milestones (p.8): This resident has basic surgical skills such as ... knot tying, simple suturing, suture removal... and is able to reliably perform basic procedures, including ... minor skin excisions.
AAMC, Recommendations For Clinical Skills Curricula For Undergraduate Medical Education (2005, p. 30):
Appendix B: Clinical Testing and Procedural Skills:
...Suturing technique; Surgical knot-tying; Removing sutures and staples
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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