Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department

The Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department was established in 1998 and since then it has produced qualified laboratory specialists who play a critical role alongside doctors and nurses in the day-to-day business of healthcare, as well as significantly contributing to medical research projects.  The graduates receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Science (CLS), after they successfully complete the four year program of study. 

Respiratory Care Department

The Respiratory Care Program develops and refines the clinical and critical thinking skills necessary for the effective and safe delivery of respiratory care modalities.

Physical Therapy Department

Physical Therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy, is a dynamic profession with an established theoretical base and widespread clinical applications. It is concerned with the promotion of human health, the prevention of disability and the evaluation and rehabilitation of patients disabled by pain, disease or injury. Physical therapeutic measures are used in the treatment. 

Physical therapy is provided by or under the direction and supervision of a physical therapist, a specialist in physical therapy. Physical therapists, also known as physiotherapists, are professionally educated at the college or university level and also may obtain clinical specialist certification.
The Department of Physical Therapy in Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University was the second physical therapy program to be established in Saudi Arabia. In 2000 it was opened for male students and then in 2006 it was opened for female students.

Radiological Sciences Department

The Department of Radiological Sciences was established in 2008 for male students and a similar program for female students is currently in the planning stages.

Cardiac Technology Department

Cardiac technology is an allied health profession specifically focused on the diagnosis and management of patients with cardiac and vascular disease.  Cardiac technology specialists are highly skilled professionals qualified to provide patient care by using diagnostic echocardiography or by assisting with cardiac catheterization either diagnostically or through intervention. 

Clinical Nutrition Department

The Clinical Nutrition program offers the students a strong foundation in the clinical, teaching, research, and management domains through four years of full-time study.  After the completion of all required courses the students are required to spend one full year (12 months) training and practicing clinical nutrition while doing rotations in approved hospital wards and specialized health centers.

Emergency Medical Services Department

The field of Emergency medical Services has developed enormously in the past few years, not only on local scale, but on a universal scale.

Most of the developed countries started to consider improving their Emergency Services a bit late in the last century, till the early sixties of last century, the focus was not on the emergency medicine as much as it was on the Curative Services and the competition among innovators in medicine and research was somewhere else but not on Emergency medicine.

Published on: 07 April 2014
Last update on: 16 November 2017
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