Eyeing medical sector, Samsung opens first ultrasound school in PH

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samsung1 The Samsung Sono School is located at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) where doctor-trainees can benefit from the dedicated spaces for theoretical and hands-on sessions. Doctor-professors from the College of Medicine of the Philippines – Manila (UP Manila) will conduct the training. The ultrasound school is a result of the collaboration between Samsung Philippines, the PGH, and the PGH Medical Foundation Inc. (PGHMFI). The Samsung Sono School features a training curriculum for up to 300 doctors yearly across the Philippines that will result in a Continuing Medical Education accreditation. Comprising of 25 doctor-trainees per session, the program features a combination of lectures and hands-on sessions. Developed by the PGH?s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the curriculum offers targeted training in Point of Care, and Obstetrics and Gynaecology, allowing doctors to enhance their skills, particularly in the area of pre-natal ultrasounds. samsung2 To improve the learning experience, Samsung has provided dedicated medical equipment such as the Samsung Medison Accuvix A30 Ultrasound Machine, the Samsung Portable Ultrasound MySono U6, and the Samsung Medison UGEO WS80A. Regular internal reviews will be conducted to ensure the effectiveness of the program. Trainees can send samples of their ultrasounds by email to their trainers so the trainers can critique their techniques. ?We are excited to be partnering with Samsung in this very meaningful program, leveraging our proven track record in training programs based on medical simulation to provide valuable learning experiences to doctors,? said PGH director Jose C. Gonzales. ]]>

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