The Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB) which is the postgraduate medical training body in Oman aims to achieve excellence in medical education, research and patients care by establishing Medical Simulation Center (MSC). The center will combine training techniques from high-risk specialties in Emergency Medicine, Critical Care and Surgical Specialties with the latest medical simulation technologies. It will be fully integrated into the residency training programs of Oman Medical Specialty Board to enhance the practical aspects of their training. It will also provide the next generation doctors and other health allied professional’s hands-on-training procedures in difficult and potentially dangerous conditions without any risk to patients.
Medical Simulation Center (MSC) incorporates five types of simulations including standardized patient, human patient simulators, virtual reality, partial task trainers and computerized simulators.
To achieve excellence in medical education, research, patient’s care and patient safety.
Medical Simulation Center (MSC) will be an inter-professional center of excellence to enhance the skills of health care professionals through education, research, evaluation and innovation and reduces financial and social burden of adverse outcomes, thereby improving patient safety and quality of care..
The Center was formally inaugurated last 10 January 2011 under the patronage of H.E. Mohammed Bin Nasser Al Khusaibi, Secretary-General of the Ministry of National Economy and during the launching ceremony of the Center the OMSC official website(www.omsc.edu.om) was launched too.