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15th May 2023
7:00 - 7:45pm (GMT)
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Knot tying does not come automatically. It does require lots of practice, initially with a piece of string. In the beginning it appears a mystical art with a lot of confusing parts. However, once the principles are understood, the operator will be able to ties knots with both hands and use the finest of material. Good secure knots are essential for surgery and failure to secure a knot can be catastrophic.

Summary

This on-demand session is a must-attend for medical professionals looking to improve their knot tying skills. When learning to tie knots we tend to get 'all tied up'. There are some fundamental principles to adhere to when tying a knot. It is all about feel, direction and correct tension. It is also useful to be able to tie knots with both hands. BBASS introduces a number of models that will enable you to practice these skills at home. Tying knots is a deliberate exercise - failed knots can be catastrophic.

Learning objectives

1. Understand the principles of knot tying 2. Understand the movement of the hands and the fingers 3. Understand the importance of bedding down the knot 4. Understand how to secure the knot 5. Understand how to make an instrument tie
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15th May 2023
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