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Scissor Skills

Hold the McIndoe scissors correctly and cuts straight strips

Cuts circles out in paper and opens the scissors enough to cut sutures

Can hold and control scissors in the inverted position

Cuts sutures accurately to 1 cm lengths

Cuts sutures accurately to 10mm, 15mm, 20mm lengths

Understands and demonstrated dissection of scissors always seeing the tip

Use scissors effectively and using appropriate retraction with the forceps

Clean dissection of tissue planes – respects the tissues. No crushing or drifting of the forceps