PRACTICAL SKILLS (PS)

Learning Outcome

Removal of sutures from eye and adnexae

Code

PS9

Description

Trainees must be able to remove sutures from the eye and adnexal tissue. They must know how sutures degrade and when it is appropriate to remove them. They must be able to manage any retained material and wound problems resulting from suture removal.

Assessment

DOPS, portfolio/logbook and end of year review/COECSA Exams

Target Year of Achievement

Year  2 yr program

Related Learning Outcomes

PS1- PS14

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