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Medical Professional - Clinical > Non-Invasive and Testing Procedures
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This module provides an overview of how to perform skin preparation for minor surgical procedures.

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This module provides a detailed overview of how to perform skin preparation for minor surgical procedures. Including both Learn and Test modes, the online simulator offers two scenarios that test your ability to prepare for and perform skin preparation for minor surgical procedures. Practice the steps of the procedures as often as you want until you are confident.

If you are not a medical student or physician, you may prefer the other version of this module, which includes all the procedural information needed by professionals in other roles: /shop/clinical/medical-assisting/surgical-procedures/perform-skin-preparation-for-minor-surgical-procedures/

You’ll learn

  • the importance of pre-surgery skin preparation
  • to visualize the key anatomical structures and components of the skin, comprising the epidermis, dermis, and subcutaneous layers
  • how to prepare for and perform the skin preparation procedure
  • to practice and perfect your skills in performing pre-surgery skin preparation
  • much more (see Content Details for more specific information)
Introduction
Step 1 - Preparation
Step 1.1 - Equipment preparation
Step 1.1.1 - Prepare the room
Step 1.1.2 - Assemble the equipment
Step 1.2 - Medical professional preparation
Step 1.3 - Patient preparation
Step 2 - Expose the skin
Step 3 - Scrub the skin
Step 3.1 - Remove body hair, if required
Step 3.2 - Repeat the skin scrub
Step 4 - Paint the skin with antiseptic solution
Step 5 - Complete the skin preparation

The SIMTICS modules are all easy to use and web-based. This means they are available at any time as long as the learner has an internet connection. No special hardware or other equipment is required, other than a computer mouse for use in the simulations. Each of the SIMTICS modules covers one specific procedure or topic in detail. Each module contains:

  • an online simulation (available in Learn and Test modes)
  • descriptive text, which explains exactly how to perform that particular procedure including key terms and hyperlinks to references
  • 2D images and a 3D model of applied anatomy for that particular topic
  • a step by step video demonstration by an expert
  • a quiz
  • a personal logbook that keeps track of all the modules the learner has studied and how long

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