Deputizing for Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al Hussein, Minister of Health, Dr. Mahmoud Al Sheyab inaugurated at the University of Jordan (UJ) on Wednesday, October 5, the Third International Conference of the School of Medicine titled: "simulation in medical education", in the presence of the university president Prof. Azmi Mahafzah.
More than 400 practitioners, experts and academics from Jordan and abroad have come along to participate in the important event.
The three-day event comes in conjunction with the 8th International Conference for Scientific Society for Arab Faculties of Medicine.
The purpose of the conference is to shed light on the use of simulation techniques in medical education and its positive impact as an educational method, as it had become an integral part of present medical education.
The conference includes 10 sessions and 39 lectures presented by a group of local and international experts on issues related to medical education and its challenges, 'simulation' in Jordan and the region, types of simulation techniques such as medical virtual reality, high tech human patient simulation. The conference will also highlight the W.H.O recommendations in this regard and ways to encourage faculty to integrate simulation technology into the teaching process.