Basic Surgical SkillsResources for surgical skills, suturing and knot tying
Basic Surgical Skills Log Book
Please download and print the basic surgical skills log book, and bring it with you when you come to the skills lab. Students need to practice each technique in order before progressing to the next on the list. The Practiced column can be completed in the skills lab. To complete the Mastered column the skill needs to be performed in front of, and signed by, a Surgical Consultant/Registrar.Basic Surgical Skills Logbook v1.1
Please read and watch the following resources before the coming to the skills lab because they will provide valuable background knowledge and allow more time spent practicing skills.
RACS Essential Surgical Skills – skills recommended to be gained before applying for Surgical Education and Training (SET)