Clinical Simulation Center (CSC)

The Facility

The LAU Clinical Simulation Center is located on the fourth level of the Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury Health Sciences Center, in the Byblos campus. It extends over 900 square meters and is considered the largest simulation center in Lebanon.

The facility includes multiple rooms such as clinics, classrooms, skills practice rooms, manikin-based simulation rooms and debriefing rooms.


These smart classrooms can accommodate up to 50 students. They are equipped with powered floor boxes to connect electronic devices such as laptops and tablets. Internet connectivity is provided through Wi-Fi. Classrooms are used for Clinical Skills lectures and conferences.

CSC classroom

Cardiac Clinic

This space is reserved for Harvey manikins and their related equipment.

LAU CSC cardiac clinic

Debriefing Room

This room contains a large flat smart screen, wall-mounted panel for the real-time transmission or post-simulation observation of the simulation sessions. The room may also be used to hold small group meetings.

LAU CSC debriefing room

Inpatient Area

This large and open space contains seven patient cubicles on the periphery, disposed around a smart class. The modular components within the zone can be easily configured to meet a variety of learning needs and scenarios.


Acute Care Unit

This area contains our most advanced high-fidelity manikin, iStan. The room is equipped with an advanced audiovisual streaming, capture and playback system, as well as direct observation windows. The audiovisual system also enables real-time, remote or post-simulation observation of learning and assessment. High-fidelity manikins with scenarios, task trainers and virtual reality trainers provide an effective, efficient and realistic experience to learners of various disciplines and levels of training.

LAU CSC Acute care unit

Delivery Room

This “delivery room” is reserved for Noelle, the birthing mom and her baby.

LAU CSC delivery room

Outpatient Clinics

This area is composed of eight fully outfitted examination rooms that mimic real physical assessment rooms. They are used primarily for interaction with the standardized patients.

LAU CSC outpatient clinics