Skills Lab hosts symposium

The Skills Lab at the Brandenburg Medical School (MHB) hosted the 14thInternational Skills Lab Symposium (iSLS 2019) on the campuses Brandenburg and Neuruppin on 29 and 30 March 2019. 

Dr. Susen Schulze who is in charge of the MHB Skills Lab was pleased to include both campus locations in the organisation: the LuK (Teaching and Communication Centre) in Neuruppin and the BLiTZ (Brandenburg Centre for Learning and Interdisciplinary Training) in Brandenburg an der Havel. The symposium started in Brandenburg a. d. Havel, and the first day concluded with the social evening at the cultural centre Kulturkirche in Neuruppin, where the meeting continued on the second day.   

Dr. Schulze: “What makes us happy and also proud is the fact that both our Skills Labs were certified by the German Association for Medical Education GMA in March 2018. Accreditation procedures and the audit demonstrated that our concept meets, and in some respects even surpasses, the high GMA requirements.” The certificate was officially handed over at the opening ceremony in Brandenburg (Rolandsaal) on 29 March. 

Details of educational research and practice were presented, tutors exchanged information, and there were meetings for Skills Lab directors and GMA committees on practical skills and simulation patients. Participants were physicians and tutors from Skills Labs of medical schools in the German-speaking area as well as from Hungary and Slovenia. The organisers registered around 200 participants.