The Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME) in Kenya has reached a significant milestone by achieving accreditation as an American Heart Association (AHA) training site. This accreditation is a testament to CIME's commitment to maintaining the highest standards in healthcare education and training.
The accreditation marks a pivotal moment for CIME Nairobi, solidifying its status as a premier institution for healthcare education not only in Kenya but across the entire East African region. It reflects the organization's unwavering dedication to quality healthcare practices and the delivery of AHA-accredited courses both internally and externally.
Dr Michael Moneypenny, Regional Director, CIME East Africa, expressed his enthusiasm for this achievement saying, "Becoming an AHA official training site is a significant step forward for CIME Nairobi. It opens up new avenues for us to offer a wide range of AHA courses, further enhancing the quality of healthcare education in the region. We are committed to not only meeting but exceeding the expectations of our learners and partners."
This accreditation provides CIME Nairobi with the opportunity to expand its portfolio of AHA courses, including Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Paediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS). These courses are essential for healthcare professionals and first responders, equipping them with the knowledge and skills needed to save lives during critical medical emergencies.
CIME Nairobi's journey towards becoming an AHA Training Site was marked by rigorous training, assessment, and the establishment of state-of-the-art facilities to facilitate these life-saving courses. The institution's dedication to quality and excellence in healthcare education has been recognized, making it a hub for individuals seeking top-notch training in life support and cardiovascular care.
With this accreditation, CIME Nairobi is not only focused on enhancing the skills and knowledge of healthcare professionals but also on promoting a culture of quality healthcare practices across the East African region. By becoming a Centre of Excellence, CIME aims to contribute significantly to raising the standards of healthcare education and training, ultimately benefiting patients and communities.