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CIME receives full accreditation


On 21th December 2021, Aga Khan University's Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), Pakistan, became the first simulation centre in South Asia to receive Full 5-year Accreditation in the discipline of Teaching and Education from the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, SSH.












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SeeMe in Los Angeles!


The CIME team presented 4 abstracts: 1 workshop, 2 panel discussions and 1 poster presentation at the International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) 2022. These were on interprofessional education in simulation; mining a simulation centre's operational data; continuous professional development of simulation centre staff, and student partnership in simulation based education.












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The Pumping Heart Simulator


The Aga Khan University received a patent for the “Pumping Heart Simulator”. The patent lists Professor Saulat Fatimi, Dr. Mohammed Bin Pervez and Professor Charles Docherty as the inventors.












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City-wide pilot project of needs assessment for AEDs


A study conducted by our student members of the Society for Promoting Innovation in Education (SPIE), in collaboration with CIME, assessed the installed base of AED in Karachi.












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CIME completes the second Clinical Simulation Educators Programme in Nairobi


​​The second Clinical Simulation Educators Programme in Nairobi was held on February 28 - March 4, 2022. The programme drew sixteen participants, with internal attendees from the Medical College, Paediatrics and Accident and Emergency. Also in attendance were participants from Gertrudes Children's Hospital Nairobi, Kenya Medical Training Centre and five from Ghana: Accra College of Medicine as well as The University of Cape Coast School of Medical Sciences.












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Kids of AKU visit CIME Nairobi


On 11th December 2021, AKU Nairobi hosted the first “Kids of AKU” day. CIME was one of the departments that hosted the participants, with five groups of thirty children, along with their parents and guardians, coming through the door.












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AKU CIME in partnership with the TDF MagnifiScience Centre is offering a simulation-based workshop titled "How to restart the heart".


Register for this workshop to learn how to help someone who has a cardiac arrest, including how to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).


Registration form: http://bitly.ws/p6nI














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