جامعة النجاح الوطنية
An-Najah National University
Cardiac Perfusion Technology Program
Duration: 48 Months (4 Years)
Degree Awarded: Bachelor
Student must complete 134 credit hours

University Requirements Student must complete 19 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
0
This is a three-hour non-credited English course offered to students who score poorly (i.e. below 50%) on the placement test. Since the major concern of this course is to improve the students’ proficiency before starting their ordinary university English basic courses and major courses taught in English, special emphasis has been placed on enhancing the students’ ability to effectively acquire the four language skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Specifically, the course attempts to ensure an academically acceptable performance on the part of the students at the level of the English basic courses. Moreover, the course aims at expanding students’ vocabulary needed for various tasks.
3
This course aims to establish the concept of Islamic culture and its position among the other international cultures, its position in the Muslim life, its sources, its bases and its characteristics. It also aims to introduce the Islamic culture in faith, worship, relations, morals, and knowledge, to discuss the clash between cultures in addition to Globalization, Human Rights, Woman Rights, Democracy and other contemporary issues.
3
This course aims to improve the level of students in language skills and various literary, read and absorb and express written, and oral and tasted literary, through texts flags authors and poets in different eras, lessons in grammar and spelling, and brief definition months dictionaries and Arab old ones the modern and how to use them. This course aims to implement the Arabic language in the areas of reading and expression of both types oral and written communication.
3
This is a three credit-hour university-required English language course designed for students who need to work on the four skills of the language: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The development of vocabulary and skills of comprehension are integral parts of the course. In addition, various reading strategies (making predictions, identifying main ideas, reading for details, relating information in the text to life experience) are introduced and developed through a wide range of topics for reading and writing. The course encourages a more analytical and independent approach to study and helps prepare the students for any subsequent exam preparation.
3
The course is mandatory for university students from various disciplines, so it does provide students with knowledge and `information about the Palestinian reality and in particular the political developments of the Palestinian cause since its inception until the present day in line social and economic developments and political which constitute the main pillars for the study of the Palestinian political reality. This course aims to study Palestinian issue from its begging until present day in social, economic and political issue.
11000108 Community Service 1
11000117 Leadership and Communication Skills 1
11000126 Introduction to Computer Science and Skills 2
3
This course begins with a review of all types of sentences in English, and then proceeds to paragraph writing. Students learn how to write a topic sentence, develop and support it with examples.This course aims to teach students how to organize their writing and speaking to achieve coherence among sentences in a paragraph. In addition, to teach students a lot of technical terms.

Speciality Requirements Student must complete 115 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
    • 10216235
Writing a genuine theoretical or experimental study or a special project thataddresses a variety of topics in speech-language-hearing pathology developedunder the direction of a faculty member. Student should use scientific approachesto research questions, designs, statistical procedures, methodologies, and scientificwriting. Students might be advised to use computer software for statistical analysis.
3
    • 7104101
These courses provide an introduction to human morphology & function at the cell,tissue, and organ system levels of organization. The human body is also dealt with asseparate systems with understanding of the morphology & mechanisms governing thefunction of different human organ systems such as the cardiovascular, immunological,musculoskeletal, neurological, gastrointestinal, hematological, urinary, & genital. Thecourses are taught through theoretical lectures and practical demonstrations.
3
    • 7104101
This course cover the principles of the discipline of pathology. Disease is presented byorgan system. The method of instruction includes lectures, demonstrations, groupdiscussions, laboratories and autopsy participation
3
A discussion of biology activity at the level of the single cell. Cell structure. Chemicalconstituents, material exchanges with the environment and the cell membrane. Majorenergy generating biochemical pathways. Photosynthesis and control of cellularactivities
3
    • 10231114
This is an introduction to the study of biological compounds, carbohydrates, proteins, and fats, in the human body, and their metabolic reactivity; the way the body gets energy. It also introduces, briefly, major aspects of enzymology, types of restraining enzymatic reactivity and enzyme structures and co-enzymes. The course has one credit hour lab.
3
This course introduces medical students to basic concepts in microbiology including, bacteriology, virology, mycology and Parasitology. The course has one credit hour laboratory, which covers a variety of microbiological and immunological techniques, with experiments designed to illustrate major concepts of bacteriology, virology, mycology and immunology.
1
    • 7105403
This course is intended to teach the students of medical specializations, the most important practical skills and methodologies used in the Microbiology lab.The course includes several practical sessions that start with an introductory lab, which introduces the students to the main concepts of the biosafety levels, safety rules, the most important equipments and instruments used in the Microbiology lab, and the theoretical basics of light and electron microscopy.Each of the other practical sessions includes a comprehensive explanation of the theoretical basics of the experiment(s) assigned to be conducted during the session, the practical steps of the experiment(s), and analysis as well as interpretation of the obtained results.The practical skills and procedures of these sessions include, types and preparation of bacterial artificial culture media, staining procedures used to identify and characterize bacteria and some of their structural components, the main methods used in bacterial enumeration, sterilization and disinfection, some of the main bacterial diagnostics tests, and antibiotic sensitivity tests.
3
Applications of physical sciences in medical technology are the main field of this course. Topics include bio-mechanics, sound and hearing, pressure and motion of fluids, heat and temperature, electricity and magnetism in the body, optics and the eye, biological effects of light, use of ionizing radiation in diagnosis and therapy, radiation safety and medical instrumentation.
3
Introduces the basic concepts of the body's reaction to drugs including absorption, metabolism and excretion of the drugs. Knowledge provided will ensure the safe practice of nurses and provide a foundation for teaching the relevant pharmacology to clients. The course provides also methods of action, uses and side effects of each medication.
7109510 Anatomy and Physiology for Cardiovascular System 3
7109511 Introduction to Perfusion Technology Adult and Pediatric 4
7109512 Introduction to Perfusion Technology Adult and Pediatric/ Clinical 2
7109513 Basic of Pumps, Oxyginators, Alters and Blood Components 4
7109514 Basic of Pumps, Oxyginators, Alters and Blood Components/ Clinical 2
7109610 Conduct of Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Priming Solution and Cannulation Techniques 4
7109611 Conduct of Cardiopulmonary Bypass, Priming Solution and Cannulation Techniques/ Clinical 2
7109612 Myocardial Protection and Various Drugs Used in CPB 4
7109613 Myocardial Protection and Various Drugs Used in CPB/ Clinical 2
7109614 Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgical Disorders 4
7109615 Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Surgical Disorders 2
7109710 Effects on Various Orgarns During CPB 3
7109711 Effects on Various Orgarns During CPB/ Clinical 2
7109712 Cardiac Support Devices 2
7109713 Cardiac Support Devices/ Clinical 1
7109714 Priciples of Anesthesia General and Cadiovascular 4
7109715 Priciples of Anesthesia General and Cadiovascular/ Clinical 2
7109720 Intensive Perfusion Training 3
7109721 Graduation Project 3
1
This is a one credit hour offered to second year students. It deals with fundamental ethical principles underlying medical practice. Ethical aspects of decision – making are discussed with special emphasis on moral, cultural and religious issues in addition to confidentiality and respectability in patient management.
3
    • 7401102 or
    • 7401123
    • 7401124
This course is the first step in exposing students to nursing as a field of practice. Students are expected to perform and master certain psychomotor skills with an integration of relevant cognitive components from fundamentals of nursing I & II 7401123+7401124: Nursing process is the framework used to deal with each health problem. Principles of holistic approach are emphasized during the care of nursing client. These courses focus on pre and postoperative care, fluid / electrolytes and acid base balance, infection prevention practices, medication administration and calculation, nursing interventions of patient with hypoxia, patient with alteration in urinary and bowel elimination. Principles and guidelines of documentation will be used in all aspects of nursing assessment and interventions.
2
    • 7401123
This course is designed to enable students practice infection prevention practices, assessing vital signs, safely administer and accurately calculate medication, implement hygienic practices for patients and their environment. Nursing process is the framework when implementing nursing skills in fundamental of nursing lab.
1
    • 7401115
    • 7401124
This course is designed to enable students practice nursing skills that is essential in treating patient with fluid, electrolytes and acid base imbalance. Nursing Skills used when caring for patient with oxygenation alterations, elimination alteration, malnutrition status and patients with loss of skin integrity conditions. Nursing process is the framework when implementing nursing skills in fundamental of nursing lab.
7401120 Critical Care Nursing\ Clinical 4
    • 7401301
3
The concepts of health/ill health/disease, and the significance of the environment for health and health promotion as well as illness prevention at the living conditions of the individual at different ages are studied from physical, mental, sociocultural and spiritual points of view. This course is also designed to provide concepts basic to the practice of clinical nursing. The nursing process is presented as a frame of reference in meeting the human needs of people and on the delivery of health care in a variety of settings. Emphasis on nursing concepts, procedures, and their applications in the nursing lab.
2
    • 7401123
    • 7401115
This course builds on the unifying concepts basic to nursing practice introduced in foundations of nursing (I). The students will build on the concepts of the nursing process in providing care to individual clients requiring primary and select secondary interventions. Emphasis will be placed on nursing intervention skills in non-acute and selected acute health care settings
3
    • 7401124
This Course introduced students to the individual adult client with common alterations in health status. The Program is designed to give a broad general background in the care of adults who have medical and surgical problems. Students are guided to examine terminology, the pathophysiology of common causes, specific diagnostic procedures and medical management for each specific alteration in health status. The Nursing Process is the framework used to deal with each health problem whilst the principles of Holistic Approach are emphasized during the care of the nursing client. These courses focus on management of cardiovascular, respiratory, hematology systems disorders, burn, shock and multisystem failure, in addition to Pre- and Post-Operative Care. It will introduce the principles of nursing assessment, the standardized nursing diagnoses amenable to nursing, nursing interventions and the criteria for evaluation. Emphasis will be placed on a Holistic Approach during the care of nursing clients. Finally, the course focuses on the comprehensive Delivery of care through the use of the Nursing Process for patient who has been hospitalized for Complex, Acute or Chronic Conditions.
3
    • 7401202
While utilizing the concept-based learning pedagogy, this course will provide students with opportunities to demonstrate the performance & responsibilities required for safe practice. The course allows the students to develop their professional interactions, therapeutic relationships and nursing care practices associate with caring for adult patients within medical or surgical specialized settings. This will extend practice to accommodate the complexity of diverse practice settings. Students will propose and participate in the care of patients based on an understanding of the underlying disease pathology, selected nursing concepts, the expected medical and pharmacological treatment, and the scope of independent and collaborative nursing practice.Students will also develop abilities introduced in prior skill lab and to apply knowledge learnt from past or concurrent theoretical courses for patients and families. The course provides facilitated clinical placement opportunities for students to demonstrate competency as assessed by the Clinical Performance Evaluation Tool which partially fulfils requirements of the National Standards for the RN.
3
    • 7401204
    • 7401205
    • 7401206
Advances in technology and medicine mean that increasing numbers of severely ill patients are surviving with a corresponding need for intensive nursing care. Critically ill patients are often managed in an intensive care unit within a hospital where sophisticated equipment is available to enable frequent monitoring of vital signs, assisted ventilation and, when life-threatening crises occur, and rapid resuscitation measures. This course focuses on the causes of single and multi-organ system dysfunction and the human responses to life threatening illness. Nursing care focused on restoring physiologic and psychological stability to the severely ill client will be explored. Core concepts of complex pathophysiology, current treatment modalities, and the role nurses perform when providing care to critically ill patients are discussed.
2
The course explores the basic principles and concepts of health education. It focuses on the methods used for healthy or sick individuals and/or group(s) in the community or in health care institutions. The course is organized around the elements of the teaching learning process. Emphasis will be on assessment of learning needs, instructional objectives, teaching modalities, educational resources, and evaluation of the teaching/learning process. Theories and/or models that explain and influence health behavior will be explored. Opportunity for microteaching will also be arranged. The course focuses on the methods used in counseling of healthy individuals of all ages and patients with problems interfering with their normal daily lives. Theories of communication and group processes are studied. The course also centers on communication approaches and techniques relevant to the provision of nursing care to individuals and groups. In order to explain man’s interaction with the environment, social, psychology theories focusing on social communication, social networks, roles, social influences and attitude changes are studied. Theories concerning learning, giving information and evaluation are also studied.
10211114 Mathematics for HS. 3
3
This course introduces the methods of statistical data classification and presentation, as well as their collection, organization and analysis. It also introduces principles of probabilities, some probability distributions, and distribution of samples, testing of hypotheses, simple linear regression and correlation, analysis of variance. There will be also medical and biological applications on all of the aforementioned .
3
A comprehensive survey of chemistry for premedical students which emphasize theprinciples underlying the formation and interaction of chemical substances:stoichiometry, states of matter, thermo-chemistry, atomic and molecular structure,intermolecular forces, solutions, thermodynamics, kinetics, chemical equilibrium, acidsand bases, electrochemistry and introduction to organic and biological chemistry. Thecourse includes one credit hour laboratory
1
    • 10231114
Set of experiments are conducted which involves acid radical characterizations. Gas laws, Stoichiometry empirical formula and other topics related to general chemistry.

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