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Clinical Simulation Center

A new start: Second Clinical Simulation Diploma Program

In collaboration with the National Health Education and Training in Simulation (NHET-Sim) - Monash University, Australia, LAU-CSC started the “Second Clinical Simulation Diploma program” on Saturday February 4, 2017, at the Lebanese American University, Byblos Campus.

Over Webex  from Melbourne, Australia, Dr. Debra Nestel, Director NHET-Sim Programme, welcomed the participants and introduced them to the use of simulation technology, including standardized patients, part-task trainers, manikins and computer-based models in health professions education.

On site was present Dr. Vanda Abi Raad, Director, LAU-Clinical Simulation Center and Dr. Nadia Asmar, Director of OSCE and Clinical Skills Program at SOM, LAU, as well as twenty-one participants from Lebanon, in addition to two participants from Kuwait and Jordan.

“The pearl of Wisdom”, an experience of a 2016 graduate, Dr. Hanane Barakat, Clinical Assistant Professor of Anesthesia at LAUMC, was shared happily with the 2017 participants.

In addition to the online  modules, the Module One will be completed by an on site workshop delivered by  Pr. Nestel on Monday March 27, 2017, right after the “Third International Conference on Medical Education”  http://medicine.lau.edu.lb/lauicme2017/

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