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BOSS STARTER PACKAGE

Start to practice suturing today - the BOSS Starter Package has everything you need.

This suturing kit includes a BOSS platform (BOSS-10), a Student Tissue Pack (BTP-10), a suturing instrument kit (SIK-10), and a DVD 

Basic Open Surgical Skills (BOSS) is a flexible platform for basic surgical skill development. It provides an easy to use platform for synthetic or cadaveric task modules and its ergonomic design creates a realistic tool for improving skills. BOSS includes:

  • Tubing for knot tying under tension
  • Hook for knot tying
  • Cylindrical cup for knot tying and suturing at depth
  • Tissue tensioning device
  • Open site with flexible fixation system, including removable alligator clips and large 1 clips

The student tissue pack includes a variety of tissue models on which to practice basic surgical skills. The tissue pack includes:

  • Subcuticular suturing model
  • Complex tissue model
  • Simulated large intestine
  • Tissue suture pad
  • Injectable tissue pad

Skill Development:

  • Basic and advanced suturing skills
  • Suturing on a skin surface
  • Subcuticular suturing
  • Deep wound closure
  • Administering injections
  • Bowel anastomosis

Features and Benefits:

  • Durable multi-use platform can be used with any combination of materials
  • Ergonomic design ensures correct hand positioning
  • Small, portable platform perfect for simulation lab or home use
  • Provides a variety of tissue materials on which to practice basic surgical tasks

 

Now includes DVD! A Suturing Curriculum DVD is now included with every BOSS Starter Package

The DVD includes instruction on:

  • Knot Tying
  • Suture Cutting
  • Instrument Use
  • Various Suturing Techniques

Videos made possible by a grant from Covidien, produced by the Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies at the University of Washington

BOSS Platform:

  • Size: 17" h; 13" w; 4" d
  • Weight: 6 lbs

Product Components:

  • Knot tying
  • Knot tying under tension
  • Knot tying at depth
  • Tissue tensioning device
  • Open site with flexible fixation system

Student Tissue Pack:

Size: 7" h; 5" w; 1" d (box)
Weight: 2.2 lbs (entire kit)

Product Components:

  • Subcuticular suturing model
  • Complex tissue model
  • Simulated large intestine
  • Tissue suture pad
  • Injectable tissue pad

Instrument Kit Components:

  • Scalpel
  • Straight Hemostats
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors
  • Sutures
Part #: BOSS-SP
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