Proficiency-based task designed to teach the technical skills required in basic laparoscopic surgery. The String is attached to the left side of the trainer. It is then coiled in a counter-clockwise fashion, and, using Maryland Graspers, the string is moved to the right side using a hand-over-hand motion.
This task includes a Right and a Left-Handed Template along with proficiency metrics for self-assessment or skills lab.
There are four additional proficiency tasks for basic laparoscopic skill development: