Airline pilots do it. It is becoming more common in surgery. Now trainee cardiologists can practice in simulators before getting to patients. Procedures, and more importantly, medical emergencies can be role-played to gain vital experience.
Dr Iqbal Malik leads a team that has delivered an exciting new program at St Mary’s Hospital, Imperial College, London.
The first course ran in November 2014, and was felt to be the most useful training received by all the trainees.