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Simulation success story: Eye surgery


Ophthalmology is a complex field that demands incredibly accurate hand-eye coordination and extremely fine motor skills for handling microsurgical instruments. This is where simulation plays a crucial role in training. Our residents gradually learn surgical manoeuvres on simulators available at CIME, the only simulation training centre for Cataract and Vitreoretina surgery in Pakistan.


Dr. M. Bilal Malik, a second year ophthalmology resident recently shared his experience of learning cataract surgery via simulation at an AKU Surgical Grand Round and at a national ophthalmology conference in Karachi.












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Workshop on Hypertension


A simulation-based workshop on hypertension was held at CIME. 18 general practitioners from across Pakistan participated in this workshop. There were four stations: Abnormal Heart Sound; Fundoscopy examination; Counselling and referral of high risk hypertension patient; and a Basic Life Support refresher.












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Simulation-based cataract surgery course


Dr Aqdus Haq, an ophthalmology resident from Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad participated in our week-long simulation-based cataract surgery course on the Eyesi simulator. The course focused on using phacoemulsification for cataract removal.












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Smart OSCE in Nairobi


CIME Nairobi in partnership with PGME Nairobi conducted a scoop training and assessed residents' communication skills in complex situations with the help of the newly installed innovative B-line system. This system consists of 25 high resolution cameras and computing to allow detailed facial expression to be captured from different angles as a simulated patient interaction unfolds, opening up the whole range of communication skills to assessment.












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