Skills lab refers to equipped practice rooms that are used as training facilities. Skills labs offer medical students, physicians in training and other medical staff a sandboxed environment for the practice of clinical skills. Skills lab training is essential for medical students to tune their basic skills for later clinical activity by using various means including the help of fellow students and standardized patients (SP).
Videolab is a necessary and complementary instrument within any skills lab setting as it can serve a variety of purposes.
Consultations with standardized patients can be recorded and stored for future reference.
Trainees can ask for feedback outside the skills lab setting.
A library of most notable cases can be built for training purposes.
Trainees can be assessed remotely.