Task 1 – Peg Transfer: Six plastic objects are grasped, transferred to the opposite forceps, and placed on a pegboard.
Task 2 – Pattern Cutting: A circle is cut from a piece of gauze on a pre-marked line.
Task 3 – Ligating Loop: A ligating loop is placed and secured at the base of a foam appendage on a pre-marked line.
Task 4 – Extracorporeal Suture: A 2-0 silk suture with a curved needle is placed through a slitted penrose on pre-marked dots. Three knots are tied in an extracorporeal fashion using a knot-pusher.
Task 5 – Intracorporeal Suture: Similar to task 4, except a precut 15-cm 2-0 silk suture is used and the knots are tied using an intracorporeal technique.