Biomedical Simulation Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto (CSB-FMUP)
No of courses available: 19
The Biomedical Simulation Centre of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (CSB-FMUP) opened in December 2003, being a pioneer centre in Portugal.
Its mission is to create a unique, safe and sustainable educational environment providing experiential training to students, residents and healthcare professionals on Technical skills, Behaviour, Decision making, Teamwork, and Clinical communication.
Since its opening, BSC-FMUP has trained more than 5500 medical students and 1500 healthcare professionals in several areas: Physiology, Semiology, Pharmacology, Urology, Obstetrics, Neonatology, Pediatrics, Anesthesiology, Clinical communication, and Crisis resource management, among others.
It has had credited training for instructors in clinical simulation since 2014.
Pre-graduated classes (Total - 400/year):
*Team communication (2nd and 3rd grade)
*Modeling and simulation: applications to hemodynamics (2nd and 3rd grade)
*Physiology (3rd grade)
*Semiology (3rd grade)
*Gynecology and Obstetrics (5th grade)
*Neonatology (5th grade)
*Pediatrics (5th grade)
*Anesthesiology (5th grade)
*Clinical communication in paediatrics (5th grade)
*Crisis resource management and teamwork (5th grade)
Continuous education short-courses (Total - 30/year):
*Obstetric emergencies (9h)
*Basic interventions in labor and delivery (6h)
*Neonatal reanimation (8h)
*Emergencies in anesthesiology (8h)
*Dental emergencies (8h, 1 ECTS)
*Instructors in clinical simulation (18h, 2 ECTS)
*Debriefing (18h, 2 ECTS)
*Delivering bad news (18h, 2 ECTS)
*Non-technical skills for clinical teams (9h, 1ECTs)