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2nd Oct 2023
7:00 - 7:45pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
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Do you understand why the surgical needle is curved? Do you understand the anatomy of the surgical needle? Do you know how to pick it up? Do you know how to hold a needle holder? BBASS will explain needle holders and will detail the parts of the surgical needle. We will describe how to mount the needle and the reasons why this is important.  We will also offer models that will enable you to practice your skills and refine your technique.

Summary

This interactive teaching session offers medical professionals a chance to learn techniques for the most efficient and effective way to use the surgical needle. Participants will learn a range of specific skills as well as needle selection, angle of mounting and alignment techniques. Through practice and discussion, the session will ensure attendees are familiar with the fundamentals of needle skills and understand the importance of accurate mounting and alignement of the surgical needle.

Learning objectives

1) Recognize and apply appropriate size and type of needle for surgery. 2) Utilize proper safety and disposal techniques for needles in use. 3) Understand how to get the best out of the needle holder 3) Understand how to mount a needle correctly and why this is important. 4) Recognise the principles behind good needle control. 5) Recognise models and techniques to help you ‘home’ your skills.
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2nd Oct 2023
7:00 - 7:45pm (GMT)
Hosted on MedAll
Attendance certificate available
This event has ended. Similar events
Free
ONLINE