Phase II: Professional courses

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College Curriculum

Study Plan and Curriculum Structure
The curriculum of the four programs offered by CAMS (i.e., Emergency Medical Services, Respiratory Program, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, and Occupational Therapy) consists of two phases. The duration of the courses for each program is four years.

Phase I:Pre-Professional(Preparatory Four Semesters, which are offered to all health science colleges).
Students from all Health Science Colleges attend the first three semesters together. The students are offered intensive English language courses throughout these semesters to strengthen their English language. This will enable them to communicate fluently, as English is the instructional language while studying the professional courses.

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Quality Assurance and Academic Accreditation

Mission:
The QAAA unit in College of Applied Medical Sciences aims to apply an internal quality assurance system throughout the college to increase performance sufficiency according to the certified quality standers by developing the skills of faculty and staff at the college which will eventually achieve the university goals.

Vision:
The vision of QAAA unit at College of Applied Medical Sciences is to fulfil an unequal excellence in academic performance among all kingdoms’ colleges by achieving continuous development and obtaining academic accreditation for all programs in the college.

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Phase II: Professional courses

Third Year

 

1st Semester2nd Semester
Course Title Credit Hours Course Title Credit Hours
CLAB 311 Laboratory Procedures 1 CLAB 318 Clinical Microbiology 3
CLAB 312 Body Fluids 2 CLAB 319 Clinical Microbiology Laboratory 2
CLAB 313 Immunology 3 CLAB 320 Molecular Diagnostics 2
CLAB 314 Hematology 3 CLAB 321 Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory 1
CLAB 315 Hematology Laboratory 3 CLAB 322 Immunohematology 3
CLAB 316 Parasitology 1 CLAB 323 Immunohematology Laboratory 1
CLAB 317 Clinical Biochemistry 2 CLAB 324 Clinical Chemistry 5
Total 16 Total 20

 

Fourth Year

 

1st Semester2nd Semester
Course Title Credit Hours Course Title Credit Hours
CLAB 411 Hematology/ Coagulation Clinical Education 5 CLAB 415 Histo-Cyto Techniques 2
CLAB 412 Chemistry/Urinalysis/Phlebotomy Clinical Education 5 CLAB 416 Microbiology Clinical Education 5
CLAB 413 Laboratory Medicine Seminar 1 CLAB 417 Bloodbank/Immunology Clinical Education 5
CLAB 414 Laboratory Management I 1 CLAB 418 Laboratory Medicine Case Studies Seminar 1
CAMS 411 Research Methodology I 2 CLAB 419 Laboratory Management II 1
CAMS 412 Research Methodology II 2
Total 14 Total 16

Internship

The university offers a one-year rotating internship program in cooperation of the NGHA hospital laboratories that are accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), Joint Commission International (JCI), and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB). This training provides students with the professional experience needed to meet the certification requirements established by the Saudi Commission for Health Sciences (SCHS).

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