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Introduction

The department of Radiology and Imaging Techniques is considered one of the crucial departments due to its role as the optimal tool in every medical diagnostic process, extending beyond diagnosis to therapeutic applications. As a result, there is a growing demand in the community for trained and qualified professionals who can keep pace with scientific and technological advancements in this field. Academic medical organizations have recognized these trends and challenges imposed by societal needs, leading to the establishment of Radiology and Imaging Techniques departments.
The urgent demand in the country has turned it into a large and attractive labor market for these specialties. Therefore, the mission of the Radiology and Imaging Techniques Department is to provide qualified and professional personnel capable of delivering high-quality services in this advanced medical technology field.
The department aims to graduate medical technicians with the knowledge and skills to efficiently handle various types of radiological and medical imaging devices. Radiology and Medical Imaging is a field where biological knowledge merges with technological advances and engineering skills. The department's programs seek to empower students with knowledge about the human body's natural devices, their functioning, diseases affecting them, the impact of diseases, and the appearance of pathological conditions through various medical imaging techniques. Additionally, they cover the physical principles of various medical imaging methods, radiographic imaging procedures, and the operation of modern devices in the field of medical imaging.
The educational programs of the department encompass a variety of courses, and the department aspires to achieve distinction and leadership at the local level in the field of education and general medical services. This is accomplished by preparing a skilled professional workforce in the core medical professions related to radiology and medical imaging.

Vision

The Radiology and Imaging Techniques Department aims at being one of the leading and distinguished departments offering academic programs in the fields of diagnostic and therapeutic radiology, as well as medical imaging, at the local level. The graduates of the department are expected to be qualified with high knowledge, experience, and skills in diagnostic and therapeutic radiology techniques. We aspire for the department to be the preferred destination for training and education in the field of radiological imaging locally.

Statement

The department aims to provide outstanding healthcare and medical services to the local community through expertise and skills in the field of radiology and medical imaging. This includes offering precise scientific and medical explanations derived from advanced medical technologies, fostering communication among all relevant parties, establishing a foundation for continuous education, and undertaking the qualification and training of its students to become leaders in providing radiation medical services in the future. Additionally, the department is committed to engaging in research and scientific activities.

Mission

Empowering graduates of the Radiology and Imaging Techniques Department to acquire precise skills at a level in line with international standards in the ability to interpret and analyze data. Moreover, it includes providing consultation in the field of radiation and diagnostic and therapeutic medical imaging for both government and private physicians and hospitals, not to mention, offering related medical services to all patients with compassion and respect for their dignity as well as prioritizing the safety and security of the patient during radiological imaging procedures.

The Establishment, Educational System, and Department Inputs

The department was established in 2018 based on the approval of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research. The department follows an annual system in its studies, in accordance with the twinning system applied with comparable State colleges. The department accepts graduates of the secondary schools, scientific branch (biology and applied), with admission rates determined by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

Key Points
• Approval of specialized teaching staff in addition to the existing faculty with scientific titles.
• Implementation of advanced computer programs to integrate what students learn with practical applications in advanced computer programs for post-graduation implementation.
• Possession of advanced scientific laboratories with high technology to enable students to maximize scientific benefit and apply it in their fields after graduation.
• Adoption of modern scientific resources and updating training programs
• Efforts by the college administration to introduce postgraduate studies in the department in the coming years.
• Establishment of medical clinics in the specialization field to provide services to citizens

Our laboratories

Our laboratories

Our laboratories

Job Description for the Graduates of the department of Radiology and Imaging Techniques

  • The graduate is scientifically and technically qualified to operate and manage all types of radiological imaging devices (X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging, various types of computed tomography, and ultrasound) to meet the specialized physician's needs for accurate diagnosis. The training includes deepening the connection between the patient and the treating physician, ultimately aiming for effective therapeutic solutions.
  • The work involves employment in diagnostic radiological imaging centers within healthcare institutions.
  • Operating various radiological imaging devices (X-rays), digital image display devices (CR), ultrasound diagnostic devices (Sonar), computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and caring for them under the supervision of a specialized radiologist
  • It also includes preparing various radiological imaging devices for operation by establishing specific protocols according to the required examination specified by the treating physician. This is done under the supervision of a specialized radiologist in the Radiology Department of healthcare institutions.
  • Conducting standard measurements for devices and measuring the radiation dose received by patients, ensuring it adheres to permissible levels for both patients and workers in the workplace