Item # KT-APDSUTR

How to Suture Wounds Course & Kit

$69.95


Have you or your high-schooler dreamed of becoming a doctor and learning how to suture wounds? This is the perfect practice kit for you.

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Item # KT-APDSUTR
How to Suture Wounds Course & Kit
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Have you or your child dreamed of becoming a surgeon and learning how to suture wounds? This fascinating hands-on course and kit by The Apprentice Doctor on How to Suture Wounds teaches students to tie the various suturing knots and when to apply them in a variety of suturing techniques. Whether you are a teenager or adult interested in a medical career, you will enjoy and benefit greatly from this course.

This is not just a quick "how-to" experiment kit for kids. Rather it's a complete course on the techniques of stitching up wounds. The heart of the course is an eLearning CD-ROM that takes you step-by-step through the content. You learn by reading, watching videos, and actually practicing the knots and suture techniques using a triple-layer "imitation skin" practice pad. Watch the videos and practice the sutures again and again, until you're confident you've mastered them.

Advanced technique tip: While the imitation skin practice pad functions well as you learn various suturing knots, once you're ready to simulate a more realistic experience, buy a cut of raw meat from the butcher shop and practice on it.

This complete How to Suture Wounds Course and Kit offers a thorough understanding of the different suturing techniques and when they are used. The following major sections comprise this suturing kit:

  • Introduction: suture tools and materials, how to use the tools, how to use the practice pad
  • Basic Knots: square knot, surgeon's knot, tying knots with the tools
  • Suturing Techniques: wound care, suture complications, subcutaneous sutures, interrupted sutures, buried knots, continuous sutures, interlocking sutures, mattress sutures, subcuticular sutures, how to remove sutures, and more
  • Suture Videos: laparoscopic surgery, eye surgery, microsurgery
  • Tests and Games

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How to Suture Wounds Course and Kit Course

  • Needle holder, straight with latch
  • Scissors, medium, sharp/blunt
  • Scissors, small, sharp
  • Scalpel, No. 15
  • Probe, pointed
  • Tissue forceps, medium, rat-toothed
  • Forceps, small
  • 2 skin hooks with plastic handles
  • Ruler
  • 3 rolls of suture thread, braided silk
  • 12 suture needles
  • Zippered instrument case
  • "Imitation skin" practice pad
  • Practice string with color-coded end
  • Disposable gloves
  • Marker pen

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DESCRIPTION

Have you or your child dreamed of becoming a surgeon and learning how to suture wounds? This fascinating hands-on course and kit by The Apprentice Doctor on How to Suture Wounds teaches students to tie the various suturing knots and when to apply them in a variety of suturing techniques. Whether you are a teenager or adult interested in a medical career, you will enjoy and benefit greatly from this course.

This is not just a quick "how-to" experiment kit for kids. Rather it's a complete course on the techniques of stitching up wounds. The heart of the course is an eLearning CD-ROM that takes you step-by-step through the content. You learn by reading, watching videos, and actually practicing the knots and suture techniques using a triple-layer "imitation skin" practice pad. Watch the videos and practice the sutures again and again, until you're confident you've mastered them.

Advanced technique tip: While the imitation skin practice pad functions well as you learn various suturing knots, once you're ready to simulate a more realistic experience, buy a cut of raw meat from the butcher shop and practice on it.

This complete How to Suture Wounds Course and Kit offers a thorough understanding of the different suturing techniques and when they are used. The following major sections comprise this suturing kit:

  • Introduction: suture tools and materials, how to use the tools, how to use the practice pad
  • Basic Knots: square knot, surgeon's knot, tying knots with the tools
  • Suturing Techniques: wound care, suture complications, subcutaneous sutures, interrupted sutures, buried knots, continuous sutures, interlocking sutures, mattress sutures, subcuticular sutures, how to remove sutures, and more
  • Suture Videos: laparoscopic surgery, eye surgery, microsurgery
  • Tests and Games

MORE INFORMATION BOX

 

CONTENTS TAB

How to Suture Wounds Course and Kit Course

  • Needle holder, straight with latch
  • Scissors, medium, sharp/blunt
  • Scissors, small, sharp
  • Scalpel, No. 15
  • Probe, pointed
  • Tissue forceps, medium, rat-toothed
  • Forceps, small
  • 2 skin hooks with plastic handles
  • Ruler
  • 3 rolls of suture thread, braided silk
  • 12 suture needles
  • Zippered instrument case
  • "Imitation skin" practice pad
  • Practice string with color-coded end
  • Disposable gloves
  • Marker pen

SPECIFICATIONS TAB

 
WARNING: Safety Note: Since handling raw meat increases risk of foodborne illness, be sure to observe proper food handling and hand washing practices. See the CDC website for more information.
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