DEPARTMENT OF CLINICAL SKILLS AND SIMULATION
The Department of Clinical Skills & Simulation at Panimalar Medical College Hospital & Research Institute is a “Centre of Excellence” conceptualised adhering to the guidelines as laid down by the “Medical Council of India (MCI)” and the “American Heart Association (AHA)”. The Department of Clinical Skills & Simulation has been established with the state of art facilities that focuses on teaching Health Care Professionals in a safe learning environment with realistic experiences to support effective, efficient and safe patient care.
The fully functional Department of Clinical Skills & Simulation fulfils the need for the implementation of the “Competency based Under GraduateCurriculum for the Indian Medical Graduate”as prescribed by the Medical Council of India (MCI).
International Training Center (ITC)
The state of art Department of Clinical Skills & Simulation at Panimalar Medical College Hospital & Research Institute has been accredited as the International Training Center (ITC) by the American Heart Association (AHA) to conduct training and teach the CPR and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) training and education.Upon successful completion, ITC will issue the appropriate course-specific course completion cards and ecards to each student who successfully completes the applicable course as per the guidelines & regulations of the American Heart Association (AHA).
AHA ECC Courses Taught by the ITC:
Heart Saver First Aid & CPR AED
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
SIMULATION-BASED MEDICAL EDUCATION (SBME)
SIMULATION-BASED MEDICAL EDUCATION (SBME)Simulation means to imitate a situation or process that occurs in real life or a generic term that refers to the artificial representation of a real world process to achieve educational goals via experimental learning. Well-designed Simulation department for practicing clinical skills that increases the student’s confidence, reduce errors and improves patient safety.
This 20000 sq. ft. multipurpose area is ideal for workshops. Alternatively, it can be used for lectures and tutorials.
- 10 – Skills Stations
- 8 – Examination rooms with audio-video camera recording facilities.
- 2 -Demonstration room with SMART Board.
- 2 -De briefing rooms with necessary audio- video visual aids.
- 1 -Human patient simulator room (HPS) with audio- video visual aids.
The Department of Clinical skills and simulation provide a safe learning environment for the undergraduate medical curriculum to teach and assess students in a patient-centered care.