Skills Lab Curricula and Supporting Materials

Surgery Residents

Breast

  • Curriculum
  • Scoresheets
    • Percutaneous Breast Biopsy
    • Ultrasound Guided Breast Biopsy
    • Breast Balloon Brachytherapy

Endoscopic

General Open Knot-Tying and Suturing

  • Curriculum
  • Score sheets
  • Video Tutorials
  • Pre-test questionnaire 
  • Post-test questionnaire
  • References - Scott DJ, Goova MT, Tesfay ST. A Cost-effective proficiency-based knot-tying and suturing curriculum for residency programs. J Surg Res, 141:7-15, 2007.Goova MT, Hollet LA, Tesfay ST, Gala RB, Puzziferri N, Kehdy FJ, Scott DJ. Implementation, construct validity, and benefit of a proficiency-based knot-tying and suturing curriculum. J Surg Education (in press)

Open II Knot-Tying and Suturing Skills Intermediate

Laparoscopic

Team Training

Trauma/Critical Care

Vascular

Third-Year Medical Students and PA Students

Fourth-Year Medical Students

(Preparation for Surgical Internship Course)

Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management

  • Team Training: Laparoscopic Patient Safety, Communication, and Leadership (joint curriculum with Departments of Surgery, Gynecology, Anesthesia, and Nursing)

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents

Courses available to obstetrics and gynecology residents include: 

  • Open Knot-tying and Suturing
  • Lap II Basic & Advanced Laparoscopic Skills: FLS
  • Basic Laparoscopic and Open Cadaver Course
  • Team Training: Laparoscopic Patient Safety, Communication, and Leadership (joint curriculum with Departments of Surgery, Gynecology, Anesthesia, and Nursing)

Third-Year Medical Students and PA Students

  • Lap I Basic Laparoscopic Skills (Introduction)

Department of Urology

  • UroMentor: Cystoscopy, Uretersocopy, and Percutaneous Nephrostomy
  • LapMentor: Laparoscopic Skills