Introduction

Along with the importance of developing and creating advanced health care services that meet with today’s requirement’s and the needs of the community members.  The Respiratory Care Department at Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences strives to graduate highly qualified respiratory care practitioners in order to help diagnose and treat patients with cardiopulmonary disorders.

Our students learn how to apply evidence based respiratory care practice to prevent, help diagnose and treat chronic/acute disorders of the cardiac and pulmonary system.  Through their understanding of using related modern technologies and medical engineering that would let them gain the skills to conduct an evaluation of patients with Heart –Lung diseases and provide the necessary awareness and treatment in a distinctive method.

Graduates of Respiratory Care program are practitioners, qualified to provide respiratory care services in hospitals, homes and other alternative health care settings in a safe and effective methods.

About the program

Dr. Saad Al Rabeeah
Dr. Saad Al Rabeeah Assistant professor / Department Chairman
Office Room # 1057 / Office Ext. 3037
Dr. Mohammed Alahmari
Dr. Mohammed AlahmariAssociate professor
Office Room # 1056 / Office Ext. 5490
Mr. Abdullah Ghazwani
Mr. Abdullah GhazwaniLecturer
Office Room # 1051 / Office Ext. 6244
Mr. Musallam Alnasser
Mr. Musallam AlnasserLecturer
Office Room # 1055 / Office Ext. 2214
Mr. Jithin Sreedharan
Mr. Jithin SreedharanLecturer
Office Room # 1056 / Office Ext. 5490
Dr.Abdullah Al Qahtani
Dr.Abdullah Al QahtaniLecturer
Office Room # 1055 / Office Ext. 3013
Mr. Yousef Al Zahrani
Mr. Yousef Al ZahraniLecturer
Office Room # 1058 / Office Ext. 6245
Mr. Meshal Al Enazi
Mr. Meshal Al EnaziDemonstrator
Office Room # 1051/ Office Ext. 6244
Mr.Jaber Al Qahtani
Mr.Jaber Al Qahtani Lecturer
Office Room # 1058 / Office Ext. 6776
Ms. Amal Alsomali
Ms. Amal AlsomaliLecturer
Office Room # G029 / Office Ext. 3727
Mrs. Nawal Alotaibi
Mrs. Nawal AlotaibiDemonstrators
Office Room # G038 / Office Ext. 3602
Ms. Asma Alharbi
Ms. Asma AlharbiLecturer
Office Room # G036 / Office Ext. 3603
Mr. Ahmed Almana
Mr. Ahmed AlmanaDemonstrators
Office Room # 1051 / Office Ext. 2180
Mr. Hussam Almarkhan
Mr. Hussam AlmarkhanDemonstrator
Office Room # 1051 / Office Ext. 6244
 Mr.Asmaa Amoudi
Mr.Asmaa AmoudiLecturer
Office Room # G036 / Office Ext. 3603
Capt. Mohammed Al Khathami
Capt. Mohammed Al KhathamiDemonstrators
Office Room # 1051 / Office Ext. 6244

Student’s HandBook

Overview

Bachelor degree of Respiratory Care program:

  • Enhance and expand the educational environment that meet expectations of stakeholders. (Teaching Learning)
  • Develop, deliver and maintain a curriculum that produces qualified respiratory care practitioners. (Curriculum)
  • Develop and retain highly skilled faculty and staff with a focus to mold the students into competent respiratory care professionals.(Teaching and Learning)
  • Develop research culture among the faculty and students with an emphasis to improve the scholarly output. (Research)
  • Ensure the active engagement of stakeholders in program development and community services (Community services)
  • Successful Completion of the first year.
  • Accumulative G.P.A. of at least 3.5 on a 5.0 scale.
  • Priority given to students according to the first year accumulative GPA.
Code of conduct for respiratory care student

1. Respiratory Care students are dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the public. The
welfare of the patient and respect for the dignity of the individual shall always be paramount.
2. Students shall not disclose any form of patient data.
3. Refer all inquiries to the respiratory care supervisor and /or physician in charge of the patient's
medical care.
4. Students should always behave in a mature and responsible manner.
5. Students are responsible for demonstrating an enthusiastic, professional attitude towards their
Training.
6. Hold responsibility for the competent and efficient performance of assigned duties.
7. Uphold the dignity, honor of the profession, and stand by its ethical principles.

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Knowledge :

K1 Discuss theoretical concepts and foundational knowledge of respiratory care diagnostic and therapeutic competencies.
K2 Recognize the underlying scientific physiology, etiology, pathophysiology, and effective clinical approaches to manage cardiopulmonary diseases.

Skills

S1 Apply critical thinking skills to develop and modify respiratory care plan and management.

S2 Evaluate scientific and evidence-based knowledge to guide actions which promote high quality respiratory care practice.
S3 Employ effective communication within the context of the academic and healthcare environment.

S4 Utilize information technology to communicate, manage data, and support decision making process.

S5 Demonstrate competency in respiratory care, assimilating health care principles to deliver safe and effective respiratory care management.

Competence

C1 Establish behaviors consistent with the legal and ethical framework of respiratory care.
C2 Demonstrate accountability, integrity and honesty expected of a respiratory care professional

After successful completion of the course work of the respiratory care study plan, graduates will be awarded bachelor’s degree in sciences major in Respiratory Care and are expected to have the following attributes:

  • Function as a professional and safe health care provider (Professionalism)
  • Communicate and Collaborate effectively with the members of the health care team and the patient to provide safe and quality patient care. (Communication and Teamwork)
  • Apply knowledge and clinical skills to provide patients with quality respiratory care services (Delivering quality care).
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills to develop and modify respiratory care plan (Critical and Analytical Thinking)
  • Show initiatives towards professional and system development. (Self-development)

Overview

Bridging program:

  • The applicant must be a citizen of Saudi Arabia. The acceptance of non-Saudi Arabian citizens is allowed if they have a grant or if they are funding their own studies. 
  • The applicant must be a full-time student during their period of study.
  • The bridging program must be an extension of their diploma specialization.
  • The applicant diploma certificate is in one of the specializations classified within the health professions and the applicant must have a valid professional classification and registration certificate from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties upon application.
  • The applicant must have obtained a diploma, no less than two years after high school, in addition to the internship period.
  • The applicant GPA for the diploma program must not be below ‘Good ‘or its equivalent, and in the case of obtaining a GPA below ‘Good’, the applicant must pass another semester to enhance his/her knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • The awarding body for the diploma must be one of the approved authorities. Regarding applicants who have obtained diplomas certificates from institutions outside of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and they must send their degrees to be further examined by the Equivalency Committee at the Ministry of Education.
  • The following individuals will receive priority when it comes to admissions: College alumni and employees and employees of other educational facilities of the General Directorate of the Medical Services of the Armed Forces, followed by governmental institutions and other accredited educational bodies.
  • The applicant must have passed the College’s approved English language test (IELTS) with a minimum score of 4.0 Note: the College does not accept results from any other English language tests.
  • The applicant must have at least two years’ experience in their field of specialization after finishing the diploma.
  • The applicant must be presently employed at the time of registration (not resigned, dismissed or on temporary leave).
  • The applicant’s job performance report from their employer for the last two years of the applicant’s service must not be less than ‘Very Good’.
  • The applicant must obtain written approval from their employer to attend the examinations and the interview required before starting his/her studies.
  • The applicant must pass both the College entry examinations and interview.
  • Applicants from outside of the Ministry of Defence are required to submit a confirmation that their employer consents to act as their financial guarantor. 
  • The applicant must be medically fit.
  • The College is not responsible for providing housing, accommodation or transportation.
  • The applicant must not have been expelled from Prince Sultan Military College for Health Sciences or any other college/university for disciplinary or academic reasons. 
  • The applicant must meet any other scholarship requirements from the Civil Service, Ministry of Education or their workplace.
  • Submission is carried out automatically only through the bridging admissions portal on the specified announced dates and no other requests will be accepted outside of these dates or the online platform. The applicant is responsible for the accuracy of the entered information and uploading it to the system correctly. 
  • Any applications that fail to meet the above requirements will be canceled at any stage during the admissions process.
  • The applicant must meet any other requirements determined by the College Council as announced at the time of registration.
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