Suturing Vertical Mattress Stitches – Formative
Formative performance assessment of suturing with vertical mattress stitches. Assessment items include references to Dominant Hand (DH) and Non-Dominant Hand (NDH) for performance elements. Items are scored using a scale to capture independent performance to established practice standards. Scale indicators: N/A, Not Done, Below Standards, Competent, Performed Independently, Required Assistance. The instrument includes a weighted scale for measuring the case difficulty level.