From its inception in 2010, the medical simulation centre has been offering training in resuscitation skills to medical students, doctors in postgraduate training, doctors and nurses. Since June 2013, the centre has taken full-fledged efforts to achieve American Heart Association (AHA) accreditation to offer AHA certified training in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS). AHA accredited BLS and ACLS certification is the most widely recognized certification in resuscitation training.
Medical Simulation Centre signed an agreement with the American Heart Association on 16th September 2014 and is now an accredited International Training Centre (ITC) of the AHA. Prof. M Ravishankar, the Head of the Dept. of Anaesthesiology and Director of Medical Simulation Centre is the ITC Coordinator.
The following AHA certified courses are offered.
1. BLS for Healthcare Providers
2. BLS Instructor
3. ACLS Provider
4. ACLS Instructor
5. PALS Provider
6. PALS Instructor