The collaboration will advance procedural skills training for all healthcare professionals by ensuring that medical training is effective and relevant.
Today’s, Jan 22nd 2016, announcement represents a substantial commitment to ASSERT by Mentice in a multi-million Euro deal over a five year period.
Photographed were (seated l-r) Dr. Michael Murphy, UCC President, Mr. Lawrence D. Howell, Chairman, Mentice AB and Mr. Goran Malmberg, CEO & President, Mentice AB. Standing (l-r): Dave Power, Centre Manager, ASSERT Centre, Audrey Huggard, Solicitor, UCC, Nora Geary, Deputy Corporate Secretary, UCC, Dr. Peter Kearney, Cardiologist, CUH, Angela Crowley, Business Manager, ASSERT Centre and Professor Tony Gallagher , Director of Research, ASSERT.
The signing of the ASSERT/UCC and Mentice AB Foundation Partnership Agreement took place in the President’s Office, UCC.
The common goal of Mentice and ASSERT is to deliver better and safer healthcare through the application of the latest technological capacities combined with academic excellence.
ASSERT provides a complete set of education and training facilities: internal and external high fidelity simulation suites (including operating theatres, wards and role players), e-learning laboratories and a multifunctional laboratory suitable for all forms of simulation based training.
Commenting on the announcement, Göran Malmberg CEO and Group President of Mentice states that “ASSERT and Mentice share the vision that high fidelity simulation combined with deliberate practice to a defined objective is the path to tackle the challenges facing skills acquisition in healthcare over the next couple of decades. We are excited about the opportunity to work together with ASSERT to change this.”
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