SIMBA Metabolic Bone

Start date
4 hours
Course Type
Continuing professional development
Free of charge

Simulation via Instant Messaging Birmingham Advance (SIMBA) is a real-time simulation based medical training programme using WhatsApp.

Our Vision

  • Offer simulation sessions based on real-life situations
  • To stimulate innovative and engaging interaction between trainees and moderators via WhatsApp® that can be joined by trainees from all around the world
  • Zoom webinar to discuss simulated cases
  • Provide individualised written feedback utilising global rating scale

Our aim

  • To create a feasible and cost effective virtual learning environment
  • To increase healthcare professionals' confidence in the management of common conditions
  • To increase awareness of the current management guidelines

SIMBA Metabolic Bone

 13:10  Opening welcome and pre-simulation survey



Emily Warmington and Punith Kempegowda

 13:30  Mock case and training on simulation
 14:05  Simulation case 1
 14:30  Break  
 14:45  Simulation case 2

Emily Warmington and Punith Kempegowda

 15:15  Simulation case 3
 15:45  Discussion of cases   

Professor Neil Gittoes, Consultant Endocrinologist in Birmingham and Honorary Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Birmingham

 16:45  Post simulation survey
16:50 End of session

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Register online directly with the SIMBA Team.

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