About Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLAB)

About Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLAB)

The Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program (CLAB) started when the College of Applied Medical Sciences (CAMS) was established in early 2006. Though many universities and health care facilities and programs exist throughout the Kingdom, KSAU-HS is the only Health Sciences University and the Clinical Laboratory Sciences program that features a unique training curriculum housed in the College of Applied Medical Sciences. The program was created specifically to educate and equip tomorrow’s laboratory technologist with the knowledge, attitude, and skills necessary to produce quality laboratory results. The main aim of this program is to graduate laboratory technologists with the abilities and skills to function in medical laboratories to assist physicians’ in-patient care decisions.

Laboratory technologists use sophisticated biomedical instruments, technology, microscopes, complex electronic equipment, computers, and methods requiring manual dexterity. They perform tests on blood, body fluids, and tissue specimens. Clinical laboratory sections include clinical chemistry, hematology, blood bank, immunology, microbiology, and molecular diagnostics.

Mission

The Clinical Laboratory Sciences program at KSAU-HS is dedicated to enhance the society health and wellbeing by graduating highly professional, skilled, ethical and most competent clinical laboratory technologists committed to life-long learning through dissemination of knowledge with creative research in practice, and provision of educational and collaborative opportunities to academic and health community.

Vision

The program’s vision is to provide the best evidence-based health education that uses concepts of information technology to attract the best students and faculty. Program participants are committed to improving the quality of life of those whom they serve, and the program seeks to be superior to other similar health care programs in the Kingdom with a highly qualified faculty and graduates armed with knowledge, leadership, and clinical expertise.