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Thursday, 19 March 2020 11:13

Simulation Session on Covid-19 conducted in Dhulikhel Hospital

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COVID-19 is threatening global health and declared by WHO as a global pandemic in which health care workers are in the forefront battling the virus. Some communities are in the heat of battling the diseases, while others have some lead time for preparedness for COVID-19. Following the recommendations and counter measures to be taken by the countries, Government of Nepal has decided to enforce various decisions, directions and preacutionary measures. While in Dhulikhel Hospital, simulation session on suspected COVID-19 has been conducted among the staffs at Simulation Lab, Skill lab building to build staff preparedness for managing suspected cases of COVID-19 on 18th March, 2020 as evidence shows that simulation based education certainly has its role and has been utilized in previous epidemics (Phrampus et al., 2016). Along with this, in situ simulation will also be organized as in situ simulation also serves as a platform for systems and process testing, and detection of latent safety threats specifically with infection control issues.

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