Clinical Competence Center
Brief introduction of Clinical Competence Center
Peking university people’s hospital clinical competence center is operated according to the SSH standard (Society for simulation in healthcare) . It undertakes the teaching, assessment and research. Our mission is to improve learner’s clinical competence, improve patient safety and quality of patient care. In 2014, the center was accredited by the SSH. It became the first one who get the SSH certification in china.
The PKUPHClinical Competence Centeris spanning approximately 1200 square meters, and is divided into three areas in the PKUPH. The Main Simulation Area which is 600 square-meters located in the Outpatient Building of PKUPH. It recreates a realistic hospital atmosphere such as a ward, clinic, ICU, operating room and emergency room. Each training chamber is equipped with an HD digital camera that can record and play back the learner’s operation and voice, and is isolated from the corridor by one-way glass to facilitate live viewing by the evaluator from the corridor. Surgical Skill Training Area which is 300 square-meters located in the Education and Research Building PKUPH. It is mainly for the basic surgical skills training; Clinical Skill Training Area which is 300 square-meters located in the Inpatient Building of PKUPH. It is mainly for the technical skills procedures training.We have multiple kinds of simulation, including task trainer, high fidelity simulator, SP, virtual reality and wet labs.
The center now provides more than 60 kinds of courses which can be divided into 3 categories.The first, Basic skill training courses which are focus on technical skills training, like Asepsis (surgical hand washing, putting on the sterile gloves) , thoracentesis, venipuncture. Most of these courses are for medical students and nurses. Second, Specialized skill training courses, like laparoscopy, bronchoscope. These courses are for residents and specialist. The third, comprehensive courses, which are focus on critical thinking, professionalism and non-technical skills training like teamwork, decision-making,. These course are for medical student and residents.
We provide teaching, assessment for various kinds of trainees including medical students, residents, nurses and attending physicians. There are 1500 trainees received 44000hours training and/or assessment in the center in 2015.
There are 4 full time and 2 part time administrative persons assigned for the maintenance and management of facility/equipment and assistance in organizing simulation experts to develop skill training and examination. The courses are established based on students’ demands and teachers’ suggestions, and are finalized through review by the Teaching Committee. Simulation experts are front-line doctors from different clinical departments, and can be employed only upon passing the training and examination by the Teaching Committee after recruitment.