You are an FY2 doctor who has just began a rotation in Dermatology. You are asked by your consultant to help cover the weekly punch biopsy list when the core medical trainee has 2 week’s annual leave next week. The consultant assures you it is a straightforward procedure and that you will be given easy sites to biopsy. You are hesitant as you have never done any punch biopsies and feel uncomfortable covering her list. Do you:
Rank the following actions in order from the most appropriate (1) to the least appropriate (5) in this situation.