University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tag: surgery

Laparoscopic Anatomy from a Medical Student’s Perspective

After completing this E-Module, learners will understand the basics of laparoscopic surgery, including the equipment needed for laparoscopy. Learners will be able to identify relevant anatomic structures of the abdomen and pelvis commonly encountered during laparoscopic procedures.

Sep 19, 2023

Stitching It Up: A Medical Student’s Guide to Suturing

In this e-module, you will learn how to complete the three most commonly used suturing techniques – the simple interrupted, buried interrupted, and running subcuticular stitches as well as briefly review different types of suture materials and surgical instruments.

Apr 6, 2023

Electrical Safety in the Operating Room

In this module, learners will discover the key elements of electrical safety in the operating room.  We will cover basic electricity physics, electrical shock, grounded and isolated power systems, and devices that monitor the integrity of these power systems.  

Apr 11, 2022

Pyloric Stenosis in a Vomiting Infant

In this module, students will follow a vomiting infant who presents to the hospital. Students will practice obtaining a history and physical exam, decide what labs and imaging to order, and decide how to definitively treat this patient.

Apr 11, 2022

Suturing 101

This module is a step-by-step guide to suturing, a fundamental skill of surgery. The instruction provided in this module enhances students’ ability to learn the correct technique accurately and independently.

Apr 4, 2018