Suture Tutor Plus Pro Complete (Single User) - Light
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A hands-on kit and on-line course teaching basic instrument handling, knot tying, a wide variety of suturing techniques and much more.
The 11 module course closely follows the Intercollegiate Surgical Skills Program and incorporates recognized best practice techniques.
Over 300 video clips and 40 practical online tutorials are included, with techniques clearly explained using clinical videos and animation.
The hands-on kit contains all the essentials for practicing suturing, knot tying and instrument handling: skin pad and jig, 10 sutures, dissecting forceps, needle holder, scalpel, suture scissors and a basic knot tying trainer. N.B We have now moved to a recyclable carboard packaging for this product.
Pro Complete is ideal for medical students wanting to pursue a surgical career, foundation students, surgical trainees, nurse practitioners and doctors training in emergency medicine.
Course Editor & Contributing Author: Professor Jonathan Beard FRCS ChM MEd
Consultant Author: Professor Roger Kneebone PhD FRCS FRCSEd FRCGP
- Unlimited access
- Explanatory videos use computer graphics for clarity
- Demonstration videos use clinical footage
- Practical videos use Limbs & Things products from the kit
- Institutional Multi-user and trainer licences are also available - please contact Customer Service for details
- Skin pad has Realistic tissue response and soft skin with a similar drag and strength to human skin
- All skin pad layers have realistic retention of sutures
- Allows you to learn at your own speed, in your own time
- Skin Pad is latex free
- Sutures and instruments are NON STERILE and are FOR PRACTICE PURPOSES ONLY
- Handling of instruments
- Needles and sutures
- Knot tying
- Incision of skin and subcutaneous tissue
- Suturing techniques
- Suture aftercare
- Patient management and consent
- Scrubbing, gowning and gloving
- Cleaning a wound
- Local anesthesia
- Other methods of wound closure
The impact of a surgical boot camp on early acquisition of technical and nontechnical skills
Leonie Heskin, F.R.C.S.I., M.Sc.*, Ehab Mansour, F.R.C.S.I., Brian Lane, F.R.C.S.I., Dara Kavanagh, F.R.C.S.I., M.Ch., Pat Dicker, M.Sc., Donncha Ryan, B.Sc., Kate Gildea-Byrne, B.A., Teresa Pawlikowska, M.B.B.S., M.R.C.P., Ph.D., Sean Tierney, F.R.C.S.I., M.Ch., Oscar Traynor, F.R.C.S.I., M.Ch.
Suture Tutor Video Course (Single User)
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Skin Pad Jig Mk 3
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Single Professional Skin Pad Mk 3 - Large (Light Skin Tone)
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1 Basic Knot-tying Kit
1 Pack of 10 Sutures (non-sterile)
PDF course manual (download from website)
AAFP Recommended Curriculum Guidelines for Family Medicine Residents, Urgent and Emergent Care, Reprint No. 285, 2016, p.9 6. Other Skills a. Repair of skin lacerations (including plastic closure) b. Management of wounds
ACGME General Surgery Milestones, July 2015, p.8: ... basic surgical skills such as ... knot tying, simple suturing, suture removal, administration of local anesthetic, universal precautions, and aseptic technique
AAMC Recommendations for Clinical Skills Curricula for Undergraduate Medical Education (2005, p. 30): Removing sutures and staples; Suturing technique; Surgical knot-tying; Incision & drainage technique; General wound care technique; Wound debridement, simple
Adult-Gerontology Acute Care And Primary Care NP Competencies 2016, p.42 Primary care practice skills which includes, but is not limited to: • Wound debridement • Suturing
ACGME Obstetrics and Gynecology Milestones, Version 09/2013, Patient Care, p.6 Demonstrates basic surgical skills, including: knot tying simple suturing suture and staple removal
Authors & Contributors
Prof Jonathan Beard FRCS ChM MEdCourse Editor and Contributing Author
Consultant Vascular Surgeon and Honorary Professor of Surgical Education at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, Professor Beard has numerous educational interests and commitments. These include development and evaluation of the Foundation Programme and generic education programme and organisation of the Sheffield MRCS Course and Basic Surgical Skills Course. He has been Trust Lead for Procedural Skills Training since 2011 and is author or editor of numerous scientific books and papers.
Prof Roger L Kneebone PhD FRCS FRCSEd FRCGPConsultant author and author of original Suture TutorProfessor Kneebone is Professor of Surgical Education at Imperial College London. Prior to joining Imperial in 2003, he pioneered an innovative national training programme for minor surgery within primary care, based around intensive workshops using simulated tissue models and a computer-based learning program. Much of his current research focuses on simulation.
Since 2005 Professor Kneebone has lead the UK’s only Masters in Education (MEd) in Surgical Education.
Mr Mark Whyman MB BS MS FRCS LLRMVideo consultant for suturing and knot tying
Mr Whyman is Consultant General and Vascular Surgeon at Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. The majority of his specialist practice is in vein, hernia and laser surgery. Mark helped us with the filming of many of the videos in this course and gave us many hours of his time for which we are very grateful.
Judy MewburnContributing Editor
Since 1994 Judy has been running or facilitating minor surgery training courses for practice nurses and general practitioners. She is a nursing representative on the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland Overseas Development Committee.
Mary TobinTheatre Nurse
Mary Tobin is Theatre Nurse at St Michael's Hospital Bristol, part of the University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust. We used Mary's expertise to film the module on scrubbing, gowning and gloving.
David ApSimon MScOriginal Suture Tutor co-author
David ApSimon’s background is in cognitive science and educational design. He has spent many years developing multimedia computer solutions for medical training. He combines expertise in leading-edge program design with a wider educational perspective, focusing on specific learning needs within the medical profession.
I found the Suture tutor subscription very helpful.
Dr Jacqueline Dukino, University of Sidney
Very impressed with the Suture Tutor online learning resource, it is very comprehensive and I will be promoting it across the region as from now!
Jane Nicklin, Regional Clinical Skills Advisor, HEE Yorks & Humber
We often use the Limbs and Things Suture Tutor Plus for training in various courses....[it] is very helpful...
Derek Skinner, Director of Education, ENT UK
The kit itself is fantastic and the videos are really great... Truly is a wonderful package... I've been able to brush up on a lot of things!
Michael Helley, University of St Andrews