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Knife Skills

Mounts and removed a scalpel safely and effectively
Holds the Mcindoe scissors correctly 

Hold and knife properly
Cuts a figure out of paper without dog ears

Can make an 5 cm incision supporting wound edges and not slicing the skin
Opens the scissors enough to cut the suture

Can makes a straight 10 cm incision
Cuts sutures accurately 

Can sutures accurately to 10 mm and 20 mm lengths

Understand and demonstrates dissection with scissors – ie always see the tip

Stroke the tissue with a blade to develop the tissue plains
Uses the scissors effectively and using appropriate retraction with forceps

Clean dissection of tissue plain – respects tissue plains
Confident with knife scissors and appropriate use of forceps