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Doctor Smester spoke on simulation at the Congress of the Dominican Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology

He explained that INTEC medical students take simulation-based obstetric practice, configured under the standards of the American Society of Obstetricians

Doctor Smester spoke on simulation at the Congress of the Dominican Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology

SANTO DOMINGO. - The Director of Simulation Laboratory (SIMLAB) Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo (INTEC), Pablo Smester, he spoke on clinical simulation as a response to patient safety, during the XXIV Congress of the Dominican Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology, which was held from the 02 to the 05 of May of the 2019.

In the Congress held at the Punta Cana International Convention, under the motto Woman, Family and Health, different topics of gynecology and the updating of procedures in this medical area were addressed.

Smester explained that in the SimLab the practice de obstetrics based on simulation, With the involvement of the professors of the subject, and configured under the standards from American Obstetrics Society, regarding what the undergraduate student's curriculum is; what has shown a increase in the acquisition de skills y competencies of the student of Medicine of INTEC, as well as its professors.

He emphasized the importance of medical teaching through simulation, which took precedence from the 1999 with the publication of the book "To err is of humans".

"The importance of interprofessional education based on medical simulation generates a higher degree of teamwork than what we see in our centers today," said the specialist in emergenciology.

In the event, the president of the Society, Dr. Martín Ortiz García, explained that "the congress was a total success and the purpose of these events is to improve the health of our women, since at this time we are facing a problem that affects to many females in the country, which is maternal mortality. " The conference was attended by more than 50 national and international speakers and around 1,000 gynecologists.

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