SIMBA Respiratory

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 Respiratory

 12:30  Opening welcome





Shreya Bhatt and Punith Kempegowda

12:45 Pre-simulation survey
 13:00  Mock case and training on simulation
 13:30  Simulation case 1
14:00 Simulation case 2
 14:25  Break  
 14:50  Simulation case 3 Shreya Bhatt and Punith Kempegowda
 15:20  Discussion of cases   

Dr Benjamin Sutton, Consultant Respiratory Physician University Hospitals Birmingham, UK and Dr Patricia Glynn, Consultant Respiratory Physician University Hospitals Birmingham, UK

 16:30  Post simulation survey
16:45 End of session


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