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Clinical Simulation Center

LAU experts speak at Dubai Clinical Simulation Conference

Two CSC members — director Vanda Abi Raad and coordinator Nelly Chammas — participated in the Third UAE Clinical Simulation Conference in Dubai February 24–26.

On the curriculum development track, Dr. Abi Raad spoke about LAU’s experience in implementing a diploma for simulation-based education in healthcare. Chammas provided details about our standardized patients program, on the patient safety track.

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Dr. Vanda Abi Raad delivers her presentation about creating a diploma program.

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Ms. Nelly Chammas speaks about our standardized patients program. Appearing on the screen is associate professor of theater Lina Abyad.

The event emphasizes simulation-based training as a means toward patient safety. The conference gathered renowned international speakers and experts, under the theme “Connecting Minds: Educating the Future.”

Last but not least, LAU’s four-minute video was the runner-up in the “Sim Snap Competition,” based on a Twitter poll of conference attendees.


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