General Guidelines of FMSSC

  • The Simulation Centre is to be treated as a clinical setting at all times.
  • All visits to the Centre must be scheduled with and approved by the administrative in charge.
  • All users of the centre are asked to present themselves at the reception desk and entry will be granted only on producing their ID.
  • All users of the centre, including learners, instructors and faculty are expected to be punctual for the sessions.
  • The doors of the centre will be locked durng sessions. Kindly use the doorbell.
  • Learners should exercise the highest level of professionalism, integrity, ethics, objectivity and mutual respect in their behaviour as they engage with each other in the centre.
  • No photography or videotaping is permitted in the centre.
  • All learners will sign a confidentiality statement and an agreement to be recorded for evaluation purpose prior to the session. Any public viewing or publication of the session without permission is unlawful and unethical and will result in disciplinary action.
  • All faculty and learners must complete the orientation prior to using the equipment and are expected to come to the centre having completed the assigned preparatory work.
  • Food and beverages are not permitted in any of the simulation rooms.
  • Only pencils are allowed in the simulation rooms. Pens and Markers are strictly prohibited.
  • When working with the manikins, users must wash their hands and wear gloves.
  • The use of any Biohazard material such as blood, urine, and any human tissue for the purpose of simulation is strictly prohibited in the centre.
  • No mobile phones or other personal electronic gadgets are permitted inside the center.
  • The centre cannot be held responsible for missing personal items. Kindly make use of the Lockers provided.
  • It is imperative that users remain in the space designated for their session and not wander about the centre unless accompanied by a faculty member.
  • The simulation centre should be left as found and all equipment returned to its appropriate location.
  • Equipment should only be relocated or removed by authorised faculty.
  • The computers located in the centre are not for personal use under any circumstances.
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning are not available at the centre except under special circumstances.
  • Any equipment malfunction or abuse must be reported to the administrative in charge immediately.
  • Anyone found intentionally damaging the centre property or removing property or supplies from the centre without permission will be asked to leave the premises immediately and penalised accordingly.
  • The steering committe of the centre reserves the right to suspend privileges of the use of the facilities of the centre for misconduct or misbehaviour at any time.
  • The simulation training program does not replace clinical training and does not guarantee clinical competency. It serves to enhance the performance of the learner in a safe and supervised realistic setting, thereby improving clinical outcomes.