About the Speaker​



Consultant, Department of Intensive Care Medicine,
Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore



Dr Amit Kansal is a Consultant at Ng Teng Fong General Hospital. He completed the m​odule-based simulation instructor’s training with NHET-Sim (National Health Education and Training in Simulation, supported by Health Workforce Australia) in 2012 and attended the prestigious Advanced EuSim Simulation Instructor Course in 2014, Singapore. 
Currently, he is a Clinical Lecturer (Clinical Faculty Scheme) at the Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore and an instructor of the Care of Critically Ill Surgical Patient® (CRiISP) course at the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) and Royal College of Surgeons (RCS), Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care (BASIC) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong​ (CUHK) and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), Beyond BASIC – an advanced course in Nephrology, Mechanical Ventilation and Airway, and BASIC for Nurses’ courses. 

He has been actively involved in simulation-based training since 2011, working on hospital-wide programmes like the multidisciplinary Simulation-based Intensive Care Learning (SIM-ICL) programme, Human Factors and Team Psychology in Acute Care course at the Simulation and Clinical Education Centre (SCEC), Singapore, the Difficult Airway Management (DAM), the Simulation Enhanced Intensive Care Orientation (SEICO) course at the Hunter New England Health Simulation Centre (HNESC), New South Wales, Australia, and the Tamworth Education Centre, Australia. He is also a facilitator for the Simulation Essentials for Healthcare Educator (SEHE) course organised by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), Singapore, since 2017, and Basics of Simulation and Debrief workshops at the Simulation and Clinical Education Centre (SCEC), JurongHealth, Singapore, since 2015. 

Dr Kansal also facilitated workshops at the Pan Asia Simulation Society in Health (PASSH), Philippines in 2017, the Simulation Workshop for Faculty Development, India in 2017, and the 3rd Asia-Pacific Meeting on Simulation in Health Care 2016 at National University of Singapore in 2016.

Speaker's Session:

Date: 1​ November 201​7 (Wed)  | Time: 1500 - 1630 LocationAcademia, Level 2, L2-S3 & L2-S4
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