Deluxe BOSS Starter Package

The Deluxe BOSS Starter Package includes a BOSS platform, the Student Tissue Pack, Suturing Instrument Kit, Adjustable Tissue Tray, Subcuticular Tissue Pad and a FREE Video-Guided Surgical Skills Training DVD and Self-Assessment Metrics developed by University of Washington educators.

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


Skill Development

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


  • 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


  • Basic Open Surgical Skills Platform (BOSS-20), Suturing Instrument Kit (SIK-10), BOSS Tissue Pack (BTP-10), Adjustable Tissue Tray (ATT-10), Subcuticular Tissue Pad (SCS-10), Instruction DVD and Self Assessment Metrics

BOSS Platform Dimensions

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

Student Tissue Pack Dimensions

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