The training in the clinical skill labs is not meant to be asubsititute of clinical training with real patients, but rathera preparatory step to it, so that the students become in a much better shape as they start their training with patients.
The clinical skills lab started its activities in 1981,it was the fist skill lab in egypt in that time. It inspired many schools insideand outside the countary to establish their ownskill labs.
***objectives of the clinical skill lab;
1-standardized training and evaluation of basic clinical skill labs;using the same tools for all students.
2-promotion of humanistic attitudes in students approach to the patients.
the students are not allowed to examine any patient except after successful performance of examinations on their peers and\or models