About The Procedure Guide

The Procedure Guide was created with the goal of providing a modern, practical learning resource for proceduralists. The articles generally contain technique that is informed by both formal approaches and real world experience.

The goal is to balance academic training with more practical considerations as best as possible. But this means there may be other techniques that can be better or worse depending on the situation, and we encourage you to incorporate the info here into other training that you receive.


All our articles can be found in the main navigation at the top of any page:

Basics– This covers common foundational knowledge that is useful before you look at specific procedure guides.

Specialties/Procedures – Each article is focused on one procedure with technique description and sample images. As described above, the articles try to provide one technique and an understanding of important considerations to make an educated evaluation in different situations.

Articles are split up into various specialties/menus

Sample Opnote Templates – This isn’t it’s own section, but each article tries to include a link to a sample opnote. Writing good/thorough operative reports can be time consuming and take time to refine. We help you get a head start with templates that have been refined over years and contain many of the basics that you’ll need.

Sample Images – We try to include relevant sample images in all our articles. You’ll also see samples in the right sidebar on any page and can simply browse sample images here.

So, start looking around! Also, we’d love to hear from you, good or bad; We want to make this site as useful as possible.