Simbionix and AABIP Sign Collaboration Agreement
CLEVELAND, November 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Simbionix USA Corporation, the world's leading provider of medical education and simulation technology, is pleased to announce they have signed a collaboration agreement with the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (AABIP) on the development of a Bronchoscopic Essential Skills module.
Simbionix new Bronchoscopy essential skills module is being developed in conjunction with, and endorsed by the AABIP. The new module offers designated skill tasks covering the spectrum of Bronchoscopic skills required. This module is intended to provide the trainee with solid habits for safe and efficient performance, and to enhance hand-eye coordination, 3D perception and anatomical knowledge.
Gerard Silvestri, AABIP President, said that "The daily practice of clinicians is highly affected by the progression of medical technologies, as they are required to adapt to fast changes and developments. It is therefore essential to develop new training programs that utilize the advanced technologies, such as virtual reality simulators, to assure that the educational curriculum is entirely covered. We chose to work with simbionix since we believe that only close collaboration between the medical community and companies that provide cutting edge technologies are essential to successfuly design these programs for the benefit of the physicians, the patients and the entire medical field."
"We are very excited to have reached yet another collaboration agreement with a leading medical society" commented Mr. Ran Bronstein, Simbionix President. "All of our products are designed with the cooperation of the medical community, who play an active role in simulation design, content definition, and product testing and validation. Simbionix continuously provides the procedural and technological know-how and actively joins forces with the leading medical associations and the medical industry to optimize training solutions and to advance clinical performance."
About Simbionix USA Corporation
Simbionix is the world's leading provider of simulation and training products for medical professionals and the healthcare industry. Founded in 1997, the company is committed to delivering high quality products, advancing clinical performance and optimizing procedural outcomes.
For more information on Simbionix, visit http://www.simbionix.com
About the American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology
AABIP is dedicated to promoting excellence in clinical care, education, and research in the rapidly expanding fields of Bronchoscopy, Interventional Pulmonology, and Interventional Bronchoscopy.
For more information on the AABIP, visit http://www.aabronchology.org Contact: Rebecca Zitter Manager of Marketing Communications and Distributor Relations firstname.lastname@example.org +1-216-2292040
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