KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 23 — Taylor’s University School of Medicine has launched a new Clinical School campus in collaboration with Sungai Buloh Hospital in Selangor.
The private university’s clinical school is located next to the public hospital, where medical students currently undergo the second phase of their medical studies.
Taylor’s said its new Clinical School campus used augmented reality in its anatomy course and video lectures. “Cutting-edge” clinical skills equipment and models are also furnished in the school.
“This practical training and experience will prove to be critical in the holistic development of medical students today, as they go on to become healthcare professionals that will serve the needs of patients tomorrow — preparing them with the realities of a progressive workplace that moves towards the Fourth Industrial Revolution,” Taylor’s University deputy vice chancellor and chief academic officer Professor Dr Pradeep Nair said in a statement.
Sungai Buloh Hospital director Dr Kuldip Kaur said: “We want to provide a platform for Taylor’s students to be able to broaden their knowledge, sharpen their clinical skills and put their theoretical knowledge into practice, creating well-rounded medical professionals.
“It is necessary to equip them with the required skills and beyond, to adapt to the ever-changing environment in the medical field.”
Taylor’s University School of Medicine has seen over 270 graduates since its establishment in 2011.