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


 13:15  Opening welcome and pre-simulation survey


Carina Pan and Punith Kempegowda

 13:30  Mock case and training on simulation
 14:05  Simulation case 1
 14:30  Break  
 14:45  Simulation case 2 Carina Pan and Punith Kempegowda
 15:15  Simulation case 3
 15:45  Discussion of cases   

Dr Jyoti Baharani, Consultant Nephrologist and General Medicine, University Hospitals Birmingham, Honorary Senior Lecturer, University of Birmingham

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

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How To Apply

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