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Our Training Philosophy

Our Cataract Surgery Training Philosophy

Most recent improvements in surgery outcomes were achieved through the use of newer devices, better drugs, and improved procedures. Rarely has there been a focus on surgical technique and performance. Complicating matters, the traditional method for cataract surgery training with mentored observation has become less effective due to the lack of operating opportunities and work time restrictions. New foundations for training are needed to improved surgery training.

Fundamental aspects of simulation-based training incorporated into HelpMeSee’s cataract surgery simulation-based training design include:

Traditional Training vs Simulation 

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Standardized Outcome-Oriented Goals

 

HelpMeSee has implemented standardization within the cataract surgery training programs with a structured curriculum and systematic design. Every aspect of HelpMeSee training from courseware resources, to instructional modalities, delivery means, instructor competencies, student assessments, and the achievement of goals has been standardized.

 

Instructor-Led Classroom Sessions

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Instructors guide classroom sessions in a question and answer format that seeks active participation from students.

 

Learner-Centric Curriculum

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HelpMeSee simulation-based training focuses on developing skills through deliberate practice on the Eye Surgery Simulator. Trainees achieve surgical competency using objective simulator session assessment and instructor feedback.

 

FOCUS ON Patient Safety

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The Eye Surgery Simulator provides a safe environment where students can learn from their mistakes. HelpMeSee’s training programs prepare trainees to a level of competence and confidence that has the potential to reduce errors before they gain experience in live surgery.

 

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Contact Information

HelpMeSee, Inc.
1 Evertrust Plaza, Suite 308
Jersey City, NJ 07302

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The HelpMeSee mission is to eradicate preventable cataract blindness globally. We achieve this through an innovative, scalable simulation-based cataract surgical training program. Our program covers Manual Small Incision Cataract Surgery (MSICS), Phacoemulsification Simulation-based Training Course (PSTC), Suturing Simulation-based Training Course (SSTC), Complications Management Course (CMC), Phacoemulsification to MSICS Differences Course (PMDC), and MSICS to Phacoemulsification Differences Course (MPDC). These offerings empower eye care professionals to refine their skills, master vital procedures, and excel in ophthalmology. We are dedicated to restoring vision for those with severe visual impairment and cataract-induced blindness worldwide.


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