CASE (CENTER OF ADVANCED SIMULATION & EDUCATION)

CASE is unique throughout the world, offering high quality education with a multidisciplinary approach. It uses new training methodologies operating at international standard levels with state-of-the-art medical equipment and technical infrastructure.

CASE consists of two main departments:
1) Clinical Simulation Training Center 2) Advanced Endoscopic / Robotic Surgery Training Center. Training methodology being utilized in CASE consists of e-learning modules, skills laboratories, simulation and debriefing sessions, and recording systems with learning space.

By integrating learning space software and hardware, equipped with 80 high resolution cameras, training sessions can be recorded. The learning space system imports data also from medical simulators and medical devices. During the debriefing sessions, recordings provide the opportunity to participants for both self and peer – evaluation.

Post graduate training consists of advanced courses catered to participants specialties. The objectives of these programs are to improve participants technical skills, to cultivate teamwork and to enhance communication skills. In addition to theoretical study opportunities at Acibadem University, hands-on training is also provided in modern laboratories.

CASE has an advantage over many other centers in its differentiating staff distribution model. CASE’s core is a multidisciplinary team from varied professional backgrounds that enable the course faculty to deliver high quality education.

I) CLINICAL SIMULATION TRAINING CENTER

Task trainers improve participants skills; full body patient simulators (infant, pediatric and adult) can be used for designing medical scenarios, clinical incidents and critical procedures. Re-creations of clinical situations are possible in the following arenas:

– Outpatient Room
– Inpatient Room
– Emergency Department
– Intensive Care Unit
– Operating Theater Delivery Room
– Skills Laboratory
– Ambulance
– Accident Scene
– Nurse Simulation Laboratory
– Medication Preparation Room
– Debriefing Rooms
– Control Rooms
– Meeting Room

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

– Basic Life Support (BLS) (Neonatal / Pediatric / Adult)
– Advanced Life Support (ALS) (Neonatal / Pediatric / Adult)
– Trauma Training Program (Pediatric / Adult)
– Pre-hospital Care and Triage
– Ambulance Transport
– Pediatric and Adult Emergencies
– Ultrasound (F.A.S.T.)
– Difficult Airway Management (Pediatric / Adult)
– Orientation Program for Nurses
– Nursing Care
– Patient Evaluation
– Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Program
– Mechanical Ventilation (Neonatal Pediatric / Adult)
– Crises Resource Management in OR
– Delivery Complications

Mannequin based courses are provided for below mentioned training programs. Target population varies from doctors, nurses, paramedics, technicians. Simulation training programs durations are organized in various sessions. For each session 6 to 8 participants are accepted.

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II) ADVANCED LAPAROSCOPIC AND ROBOTIC SURGERY TRAINING CENTER

Basic and Advanced Endoscopic Surgery Training Program

The Department of Anatomy’s dissection hall and animal operating room prepared for laparoscopic surgery are found in the Advanced Endoscopic and Robotic Surgery Training Center. The cadaver dissection hall, aside from the enhancing of graduate students’ anatomy skills, is fully and adequately equipped to provide assistants and specialists with post-graduate training in carrying out procedures on fresh frozen partial cadavers especially in neurosurgery, orthopedics and ear, nose and throat surgery. The animal operating hall is comprised of 9 surgical tables designed specifically for pigs. The Basic and Advanced Endoscopic Surgery Training program duration is 2 days. The accepted number of participants is between 16 and 18.

Basic and Advanced Robotic Surgery Training Program

An additional reference room is also available for robotic surgery training. All means of media broadcasting are made possible – both into and out of – these operating rooms. General surgery, orthopedics and traumatology, urology, gynecology and obstetrics, head and neck and cardiovascular surgery specialists can benefit of from robotic surgery and advanced laparoscopic surgery training. The Basic and Advanced Robotic Surgery Training program duration is 2 days. The required number of participants is 2.