CIME Newsletter

Edition 45















CIME introduces In-Situ simulation


CIME has marked a groundbreaking achievement this year with the introduction of in-situ simulations. This transformative approach to healthcare training has been developed in partnership with the AKUH's Resuscitation Committee and the Nursing Education Services (NES).













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The 5th School Teachers’ First Responder Course


The 5th School Teachers' First Responder Course was recently held at CIME. This course gathered 30 passionate learners from various educational organisations who successfully completed the training, emerging as skilled and confident first responders.












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Updates from CIME Nairobi


In the last quarter, CIME Nairobi has undertaken extensive preparations to welcome incoming undergraduate students. Notably, the centre conducted 58 sessions, with a remarkable 604 learners actively engaged in diverse educational activities.












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Lifesaving lessons for young heroes!


Our immersive simulation programme is revolutionizing the way children aged 8-12 learn crucial skills. Through role play and hands-on practice using museum spaces we created a unique experiential learning experience at TDF MagnifiScience Centre. We taught by-stander CPR, trauma bleed control, and burn management. Now, our 24 Rescue Rangers are fully equipped to make a difference in their communities!















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The 3rd EyeSurg Tournament


The ophthalmology community gathered for an exhilarating display of surgical skill at the 3rd EyeSurg Tournament. It was hosted by CIME and the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences in partnership with the Ophthalmology Society of Pakistan, as part of the 43rd KAROPHTH Annual Congress of Ophthalmology.












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First Paediatric Critical Care Simulation Series


The Department of Paediatric and Child Health, in partnership with CIME, has successfully organised the first-ever Paediatric Critical Care Simulation Series (PCCSS). The aim is to equip healthcare providers in paediatric critical care with essential skills and knowledge to effectively manage critically ill children.












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High school students dive into healthcare simulation: CIME and SPIE Workshop


CIME in collaboration with the Society for Promoting Innovation in Education (SPIE) and the Office of the Registrar organised a cutting-edge Simulation in Action Workshop for high school students as part of the AKU's Pre-University Summer School Programme.












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Simulation based workshop on TURP


CIME and the Section of Urology organised a simulation-based workshop on TURP (Trans-Urethral Resection of the Prostate). 21 urology residents from various institutions across Karachi had the valuable opportunity to practice TURP procedures using the VirtaMed simulator.












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CIME conducts its 14th Clinical Simulation Educators’ Programme


CIME is thrilled to have successfully organised its 14th Clinical Simulation Educators' Programme! We had the privilege of hosting 15 passionate and dedicated participants from various healthcare fields including Internal Medicine, Nursing, Radiology, Emergency Medicine, Anaesthesia and Oncology.












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