Director’s Message

Dr. Abdulghaffar Mohammad Abdulghafoor Alhawi
HOD, Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH)


Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH) is a state of the art simulated and virtually created hospital set up for communication and clinical skills teaching, training, and assessment on high tech simulator for all health care professionals to ensure delivery of high-quality health care training to people working in this field to make the professional team more safe.

Key features of the center include use of procedural simulation technologies by using high fidelity mannequins, computer-controlled manikins, clinical equipment, and other mechanical devices with live and archived audio- video capabilities for an immersive learning experience. CASH hosts a range of simulators like full-body, high-fidelity adult (male and female), pediatric and neonatal mannequins.

Our set up consists of inpatient simulation, outpatient simulation, diagnostic simulation. There is a big lecture hall, computer lab and 4 small encounter rooms for small group training.

Our center is one of the first northern emirates center to be accredited by the American Heart Association to provide Life support courses like BLS, ACLS and PALS.

We have the privilege to be the first center in U.A.E. to be accredited by Royal College of Edinburgh to host and live web stream their online education programs including: RCPE Evening Medical Updates and RCPE Seminars.

We are an approved center for National Association of Emergency Medical Technician to teach Prehospital Trauma Life Support Course (PHTLS).

To advance the field of health care simulation the center conducts numerous workshops accredited by Ministry of Health and Prevention; suitable for different healthcare providers like Airway Management, Surgical Skills, Ultrasound skills and many more are conducted regularly by CASH.