Clinical Skills Center at King Fahad Medical City - Saudia Arabia

01/02/2016

Blog post by SimGHOSTS MEA Officer Mohammad Alamar


King Fahad Medical City  (KFMC) in the heart of capital city (Riyadh) is considered one of the largest and most advanced medical cities in Middle East with total capacity of 1095 beds.

Estimated to serve annually more than 50,000 in-patients clients and over 600,000 out-patients clients.

Composed of 4 Hospitals and 4 highly specialized centers and medical college.

Medical Simulation at KFMC

KFMC is one of the leaders in healthcare simulation at Middle East, with great connections inside and outside Saudia Arabia with the world leaders in medical simulation.

Simulation at KFMC distributed on 3 training centers and 2 in-situ training spots:

  • FOM (Faculty of medicine) Clinical Skills Center ( which we talk about it))

  • Life Support Training Center

  • Nursing Skills LAB

  • Adult ICU In-Situ training

  • Virtual Neurosurgery In-Situ training

Clinical Skills Center at FOM - main simulation center for KFMC.

Space: Over 2500 square m (around 26,900 square foot).

Design:

  • 19  SP (Standardized Patient) rooms.

  • 7 Advance simulation rooms.

  • 8 Control Rooms.

  • 5 Debriefing rooms.

  • 3 Stores.

  • Well-equipped with many simulators and devices which covers the most of KFMC simulations needs (Single - Multitask trainers, Low - High fidelity and Virtual Simulators).

  • Covered with Audiovisual - Debriefing System.

  • Design:

  • Undergraduates: medicine and nursing inside KFMC and outside KFMC.

  • Postgraduates in KFMC Residency programs and some national programs.

  • Self-Directed learners from all levels.

  • Workshops (more than 50 annual simulation workshops).

  • KFMC nursing training programs.

  • National and international Board Exams in medicine and nursing.

  • FLS Exam: KFMC is a regional authorized SAGES - FLS Test Center.

  • Simulation-based researches from inside KFMC and out Side.

  

Average number of trainees estimated to be more than 6000 Six thousand trainees per academic year.