Regional simulation center

  Opened a regional simulation center in Aktobe Medical College

In Aktobe Medical College December 29, 2014 opened a regional simulation centers Department of Health Aktobe region, which is on the basis of Aktobe Regional Hospital.At the opening of the regional center was attended by head of the regional health department Kaliev  A.A., chairman of the trade union of health workers Zhazykova  L.K., chief physicians health care facilities of the city and the region, representatives of the Aktobe Medical College.

 The purpose and function of the regional simulation center

The purpose and function of the regional simulation center European standard training and skills training medical practitioners and nurses.Regional simulation center equipped with highly intelligent, multifunctional dummies, mannequins. In which students can develop practical skills in obstetrics and providing first aid. Function simulation centers increase and improve the professional level of specialists using a simulation equipment.

  The most popular areas of study

Regional simulation center of Aktobe is organized as a virtual clinic: consists of 4 stations equipped with modern fitness equipment, mannequins and simulators that help learners acquire stable skills in different situations.The center will contribute to the preparation of professionally competent expert, capable and ready to use in a clinical situation, their knowledge and skills, both in nominal and in a critical situation.

      The center can be trained in all health care workers facing in practice, with a particular situation.Entries for the courses conducted by phone or at the request of the medical institutions, sent by e-mail.In just the last 8 months have been trained 500 health workers including 50 with higher medical education of city and regional health facilities.After the course they take final examination to possess practical skills.Students receive a certificate of completion of workshops and training on cardiopulmonary resuscitation and urgent conditions.A simulation training programs are formed in accordance with the general, medical, universal and specific competences in each specialty, the presence of which is controlled at each stage of training and integrated with practical training in the clinic.

Center of practical skills, the effective use and implementation of high  medical technologies

For the practical training of students created the corresponding base in the four areas of medicine: surgery, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, pediatrics and obstetrics.At this time, are short-term training courses providers from the areas.Teaching responsibility of the doctors of the highest category, instructor-trainers. Based on the simulation as close to real clinical situations, and other (including risky), including the development of practical skills to automaticity, operational decisions, development of communication skills and teamwork.

Examiners assess the communication skills of candidates, completeness and consistency of the collection history, correctness of an objective examination of the patient, deontological communication skills with the patient. Depending on the outcome, a doctor on their own or with the help of a mentor (coach) can make an analysis of the acts committed, to identify strengths and weaknesses, and then develop the necessary skills to automaticity.

       It is expected that in the future on mannequins center will train rescue emergency services, law enforcement officials, athletes, teachers, employees of different departments who are on duty should be able to provide first aid.

    Comfortable training, individual approach

     Simulation technology – modern technology practical training evaluation in the field of health professionals, including the development of practical skills, development is automatically repeated actions, rapid adoption of adequate solutions based on modeling and other clinical situations, including emergency situations, as close to real situations.

Training – mixed form class, implying the simultaneous use of two methods: the cadet information and perform their tasks.Training from other training methods distinguish its components: independent (often repeated) performance of professional activities tutoring or her part; responsibility for the results of each learner’s performance through control of the correct implementation and feedback from experts in those activities; analysis of their own performance to achieve the learning outcomes.

Debriefing – analysis, an analysis of the pros and cons of trainees’ actions and discuss their experience acquired following the implementation of a simulation exercise. This activity activates reflexive thinking of the trainees and provides feedback to assess the quality of performance of a simulation tasks and consolidate the acquired skills and knowledge.

 Advantages and disadvantages of a simulation training

Сan be judged by the following criteria on the benefits of simulation centers:

  1. Clinical experience in a virtual environment without the risk to the patient;
  2. Objective assessment of the achieved level of skill;
  3. Unlimited number of repetitions of skills training;
  4. Testing activities with the rare and life-threatening situations;
  5. Reducing stress in the first independent manipulation;

The only drawback is considered to be the high cost of simulation equipment.