Specialty: Surgery

Species: All 

AAVMC Standards: 2.1

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    This course provides the novice surgeon with detailed instructions on the proper use of the surgical instruments commonly encountered in soft tissue surgery. The course includes overviews of scalpels, thumb forceps, scissors, surgical clamps, and needle holders, and includes a variety of practice exercises to help prepare students for surgery laboratories.


    What's Included

    With an approximate contact time of 7 hours, Core Surgical Skills I: Basic Instrument Use includes the following:

    Learning Modules

    • Scalpels
    • Forceps
    • Clamps
    • Scissors
    • Needle holders

    Instructor Tools

    • Independent activities help students practice skills before attending labs.
    • Lab guides help instructors evaluate and track student mastery of skills.


    • Formative: Interactive practice exercises at the end of lessons pro- vide students with opportunities to apply the material and receive feedback on their performance.
    • Summative: Graded exams at the end of modules provide students with opportunities to demonstrate content mastery and report scores to faculty.


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