Cardiac technology is an allied health profession specifically focused on the diagnosis to assist in the management of patients with cardiovascular disease.  Cardiac Technology Specialists are highly skilled professionals qualified to provide patient care using diagnostic (Echo) technology or by assisting with cardiac catheterization either diagnostically or through intervention.

The Cardiac Technology program at Imam Abdulrahman bin Faisal University, College of Applied Medical Sciences (CAMS) was established during the 2008-2009 academic year. The program length is four years, including the Preparatory year, and is followed by an internship year in a variety of approved hospitals.


A leading program of academic excellence for cardiac technology education and research nationally and internationally.


Graduate cardiac technologists who are competent in evidence-based knowledge and practice, innovative research skills, and effective community service compatible with the best ethical values of the profession.


  • Provide quality education, and continuously improve learning standards with the best clinical experience.
  • Achieve national and international accreditations.
  • Promote scientific research.
  • Maintain effective community service and partnership. 


    • Students will learn both the theoretical concepts and clinical applications of cardiac technology through a broad spectrum of courses.
    • Our teaching labs are equipped with simulators identical to those used in clinical practice in hospitals.
    • Starting from the 4th year, students will be able to select between two subspecialties:  invasive technology of cardiac catheterization or the non-invasive technology of echocardiography.

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    Dr. Lamia Al Saikhan
    Email: lkalsaikhan@iau.edu.sa

     Dr. Mostafa Rashed
    Email: mhrashed@iau.edu.sa
    Tel: 013-3331218

     Dr. Maryam Alsharqi
    Assistant Professor
    Email: maalsharqi@iau.edu.sa
    Tel: 013-3331346

     Dr. Soad Mosbah
    Email: samosbah@iau.edu.sa
    Tel: 013-3331221

    Mrs. Neethu Betty Theruvan

    Email: nbtheruvan@iau.edu.sa
    Tel: 013-3331316

     Mrs. Abeer Sultan Almwald
    Lab Technician
    Email: asalmwald@iau.edu.sa
    Tel: 013-3331393

     Mrs. Amal Almussa
    Department Secretary
    Email: amalmussa@iau.edu.sa
    Tel: 013-3331315

    Published on: 14 May 2014
    Last update on: 18 January 2023
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