Clinical Simulation Center (CSC)

LAU experts speak at Dubai Clinical Simulation Conference

Ms. Nelly Chammas speaks about our standardized patients program. Appearing on the screen is associate professor of theater Lina Abyad.
Dr. Vanda Abi Raad delivers her presentation about creating a diploma program.

CSC Director Vanda Abi Raad and CSC coordinator Nelly Chammas participated in the Third UAE Clinical Simulation Conference held in Dubai from February 24 to 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.

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.