Sim*Suture Learning System
Sim*Suture is the comprehensive learning system designed to enhance your skills both in and out of the simulation lab. This module covers a range of techniques including interrupted and simple running sutures, instrument tying, vertical mattress sutures, and running subcuticular sutures, allowing you to develop proficiency in various methods.
Key Features and Benefits:
- All-Inclusive Supplies: Sim*Suture provides all the necessary supplies to facilitate effective learning. The package includes a suture pad with printed lines for precise suture placement, surgical instruments, suture material, and a training guide. You'll have everything you need at your fingertips to practice and refine your suturing skills.
- Convenient Practice: The training guide offers step-by-step instructions for practice sessions, allowing you to learn and improve in any convenient location. The flexibility to practice outside the simulation lab ensures that you can dedicate ample time to honing your skills at your own pace.
- Long-Term Value: With the provided suture material, you can perform over 250 single needle passes. Our customers have found that the suture board can be reused up to three to four times, providing long-term value and cost-effectiveness. Additionally, if you require additional suture material, it can be purchased separately.
- Structured Curriculum: Completing the Sim*Suture module typically takes approximately 4 to 6 hours, following the guidance provided in the comprehensive guidebook. The curriculum is designed to offer a structured learning experience, allowing you to progress steadily and develop your suturing skills effectively.
- Objective Skills Assessment: The curriculum also provides an opportunity for a formal objective skills assessment (OSATS) upon completion. This assessment allows you to gauge your progress and proficiency, ensuring that you can measure your skill development accurately.
Why Choose Sim*Suture Learning System?
- Comprehensive Skill Development: Sim*Suture covers a wide range of suturing techniques, allowing you to develop proficiency in interrupted and simple running sutures, instrument tying, vertical mattress sutures, and running subcuticular sutures. This comprehensive approach ensures that you gain a diverse skill set and can adapt to various clinical scenarios.
- Realistic Practice Environment: With the suture pad featuring printed lines for precise suture placement and realistic surgical instruments, Sim*Suture provides an authentic practice environment. You'll experience the tactile feedback and challenges encountered in real-life suturing scenarios, enhancing your ability to perform with precision.
- Convenient and Flexible Learning: Sim*Suture enables you to practice at your own convenience, whether in the simulation lab or any other location. The included training guide offers clear instructions, empowering you to learn and improve your skills on your schedule. This flexibility ensures that you can dedicate focused time to develop your suturing abilities.
- Cost-Effective and Reusable: Sim*Suture offers long-term value. The suture board can be reused multiple times, and additional suture material is available for separate purchase. This cost-effectiveness allows you to continue practicing without worrying about exhausting your supplies.
- Objective Skills Assessment: Upon completing the Sim*Suture module, you have the opportunity to undergo a formal objective skills assessment (OSATS). This assessment provides valuable feedback and allows you to objectively measure your progress, ensuring that you are on track to becoming a skilled suturing practitioner.
- Designed for Medical Learners: Sim*Suture is specifically designed for medical students, residents, nursing students, and other medical trainees. The learning system takes into account the unique needs of medical learners, providing a tailored approach to suturing skill development.
Elevate Your Suturing Skills with Sim*Suture!
Sim*Suture empowers medical students to develop suturing skills in a practical and structured manner. With its comprehensive supplies, instructional materials, and assessment opportunities, this learning system is a valuable resource for those aiming to excel in suturing techniques. It is the ideal companion for your journey to becoming a proficient suturing practitioner. Don't miss the chance to enhance your suturing proficiency and gain the confidence needed for success in your medical journey.
Complimentary training videos may be found below.
- Realistic suturing board with synthetic skin including integrated lines and dots to help guide suturing for the beginner
- Adson forceps
- Hegar needle holder
- Suture scissors
- Suture packs (10 in each pack)
- 3-0 nylon with 30 mm needle, 3/8 circle, reverse cutting
- 3-0 nylon with 24 mm needle, 3/8 circle, reverse cutting
- 4-0 nylon with 19 mm needle, 3/8 circle, reverse cutting
- Scalpels - #10 and #15
- Sim*Suture Training Guide