2021 Basic suturing workshop – Mentors

Hello Mentors! Here’s everything you need to know about the programme and how to apply! Please feel free to email us at events@smsanz.sg for any queries. 

Event Details
Registration Period(Mentors): 23rd October to 21st November
Price of Registration: Not Applicable
Link to google form: https://tinyurl.com/SMSANZBSWMentor

Key Dates for Mentors 

Key Dates for Mentors 

MeetingDate Location
Meeting with the Team5th DecemberZoom
Suturing Workshop D-day18th December (0830-1330)Zoom and Physical

Event Timeline (Physical)

0830Mentors’ Huddle
0930-1000Introduction and Suturing theory
1000-1130Suturing practical
1130-1200Quiz + Certificates
1200-1300Refreshments + Feedback + Evaluation

Event Timeline (Online)

0930-1000Introduction and Suturing theory (Main Zoom lobby)
1000-1130Suturing practical (Breakout Rooms)
1130-1150Quiz + Feedback (Main Zoom lobby)

Mentors’ Meeting Agenda

DateAgenda TimingVenue
5th DecemberIntroduction of Mentors 
Program Run Through including:
– Parts of a suturing kits
– Form and Techniques
– Specific Suturing Techniques: Simple interrupted, Instrument tie, Horizontal and vertical mattress, Continuous interrupted, Deep Dermal, Subcuticular)
– Hand-ties technique 
Kahoot quiz
Further Questions 
1400-1700 (SGT)Zoom


What is the programme modality?

We will be conducting a physical session and a online zoom session at the same time

Will the physical session be held in Singapore or Australia?

Participants can only sign up for the physical session if they are in Singapore as the physical session will be held in Singapore.

What is the commitment level for mentors?

Mentors would need to work together with the planning committee to produce the curriculum. The mentors and planning committee would meet twice before the start of the programme. (Details of the meetings are stated in the section titled: Key dates for Mentors)

Who can I contact for more information?

Please feel free to email us at events@smsanz.sg for any queries. 

What is the Eligibility Criteria? 

  • Understands and can explain the proper procedures for suturing
  • Interested in teaching basic suturing skills
  • Able to conduct lessons in an engaging manner
  • Willing and able to come up with workshop curriculum together with planning committee

How do I apply?