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Why Practicing on Pig's Feet and Cadavers Could Lead to Poor Suture Skills
When it comes to surgical skills such as suturing, knot tying, excisions and so on, not all practice materials are as worthwhile and accommodating as others.
Why Investing in a Tensioning Base Will Improve Your Suturing Skills
SurgiReal’s Tensioning Base is specifically designed to cultivate the learning environment. The tensioning base is a very practical and useful tool to have on hand when practicing suture, I&D, and biopsy techniques on simulative materials.The base acts to hold the suture pad in place to create a rounded surface replicating life-like surface tension of a wound or incision.
Why SurgiReal is a Great Fit for Professors
Being a medical professor today comes with a plethora of challenges, many of which were unheard of only a few years ago. The need to constantly stay up to date with current medical knowledge while remaining tech-savvy enough to navigate virtual classroom settings on top of all the regular burdens of teaching requires one to make wise decisions when it comes to time and energy-management. SurgiReal is here to work alongside instructors in providing you with the best tools for enabling your students’ success.
Things to Consider Before You Make Your Own Suture Pad
Find out why cost in terms of time, effort, and re-usability should all be considered before using a home made suture pad for mastering suture skills.
4 Reasons to Invest in Quality Suture Materials
As a medical, PA, veterinary, nursing student or any medical professional performing suturing, the importance of practicing your suturing skills cannot be left to the wayside. Perfecting your suture techniques frequently throughout your time in school, and even during your professional career, will ensure that you score high on your clinical exams, and ultimately will provide the best service to your patients
Questions to Ask When Looking for A Suture Kit
When looking to Invest in equipment that will help improve your medical skills, you want something that is both effective and economical. In this blog post, we will answer common questions regarding suture kits that assure that you are getting the most bang for your buck.
Product Guide: Which Product is Best for Me?
We frequently receive questions like “Which suture kit or pad would be best for me? There are so many to choose from online and on the SurgiReal we...
The Evolution of Suture Training Materials
SurgiReal products grew out of the emphasis for simulation-based training in medical education. Essentially, suturing is a basic skill expected of many professionals in the medical field, and due to the high cost of anatomy laboratories and real specimens, various types of models have been used to simulate human tissue
Essential Supplies for a PA Student
Some programs will suggest particular brands while others will work with medical device companies to assemble a kit for students to purchase. These tools will create the foundation of your medical bag. You will be able to use them while practicing new skills in labs and once you are working with patients in a live setting.
What to Expect When Practicing on Cadavers vs. a SurgiReal RealSuture Pad
While cadavers are often more true-to-life than a video, they still react, feel, and look quite differently than living tissue does. As such, there is an important place for realistic, reusable training tools such as SurgiReal’s suture pads.
Benefits of Maximizing Suture Pad Reusability for Student Use
Given the amount of practice required, it is critical that educators are able to provide their students with quality materials that maximize reusability and will last long past the length of a course.
Comparing High Quality Suture Pads to Subpar Alternatives
There are a number of factors to consider when screening a suture training pad for quality. Looking at the materials, the feel and texture of the practice skin, and the durability of the product are just some of the key determinations of a quality training tool.