Reshaping healthcare communication
21 MAY 2019 | STORY NIÉMAH DAVIDS. PHOTO MICHAEL HAMMOND.
The formation of the Patient Partner Programme, an innovative, multidisciplinary approach to addressing several gaps in the health sciences communication curriculum, has made significant headway with its “dynamic” approach to teaching and learning.
With support from the medical technology company Beckton Dickinson (BD), the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Clinical Skills Centre, a division in the Department of Health Sciences Education, has refurbished a learning space in Groote Schuur Hospital as a dedicated Safety in Health Simulation Centre.
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The centre is set to revolutionise the training of specialists and other health professionals throughout the continent.
A new Safety in Health Simulation Centre has been opened at the Groote Schuur Hospital in Cape Town.
This is a first for the African continent.
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Dr Rachel Weiss and Dr Natashia Muna, together with a team of colleagues from Health and Rehabilitation, Disability Studies, African Languages and the Intervention Programme, are forging a new path in medical teaching with the Patient Partner Programme.
Staff from the Clinical Skills Centre Simulations Laboratory joined hands with the paramedics from the SA Red Cross Air Mercy Service for a master class with the UK-based Bristol Medical Simulation Centre.
Medical students, nurses and doctors at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa can now practice and sharpen their skills using simulation dolls that can breathe, cry, sweat, blink and even give birth.
The dolls even know when a medication is not working and they groan or close their eyes as soon as an anesthetist injects the necessary medicines into their arms.
Kyk: Poppe wat steun, sweet en selfs kraam
Deur Debreé Kluge Saterdag 21 Maart 2015 11:39
Hulle kan asemhaal, huil, sweet, hul oë knip en selfs lewe skenk. Hulle weet wanneer medikasie nie werk nie en sal steun of hul oë toemaak wanneer ’n narkotiseur die nodige medisyne in hul arms gespuit het. Dit is maar net ’n paar van die realistiese eienskappe van die poppe in die kliniese vaardigheidsentrum van die Universiteit van Kaapstad (UK) se simulasie-laboratorium waar voor- en nagraadse mediese studente, verpleegsters en dokters hul vaardighede kan oefen en verskerp.