TN Health Minister opens simulation centre

M Subramanian

Chennai: A ‘first of its kind’ Post-Graduate medical simulation centre at Apollo Specialty Hospital Vanagaram was inaugurated by Health Minister M Subramanian here Tuesday.

‘The centre has been equipped with state-of-art, hi-tech, hi-fidelity computerised Simulators that will provide hands-on training for PG students as well as assist practicing doctors to refine their procedural skills,’ a statement said.

This is an absolute necessity during this pandemic, as it allows students to gain procedural skills and handle critical emergencies in safe and controlled environment, it added.

The centre, equipped with all essential equipment to simulate medical activities with adult, pediatric and obstetric maniquins without the involvement of patients.


NT Bureau