جامعة النجاح الوطنية
An-Najah National University
Medical Laboratory Sciences
Duration: 48 Months (4 Years)
Degree Awarded: Bachelor
Student must complete 131 credit hours

University Requirements Student must complete 19 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
10032100 Remedial English 0
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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.This course 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 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 aim to learn student how to organize their writing and speaking to achieve coherence among sentences in a paragraph. In addition, students learn about their subject a lot of technical terms. ( this aim is related with general objects no 7 of this curriculum)
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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 Compurter Science and Skills 2
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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 104 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.
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Students will able to lean the basic medical terminology. This course will provide the frameworkneeded before advancing to a more comprehensive medical terminology course designed forthose seeking to become a coder. This course will focus on the many components of a medicalterm and physiotherapy term and how to break down a medical term by simply knowing themeaning of the prefix or suffix. By learning the individual parts of a medical word, student willnot need to memorize hundreds of complex medical terms and their definitions. In addition,students will able to understand and learn the following courses easily.This is a great beginner course to take on your career path as a coder, and also serves equallywell as a refresher for all health information management professionals.
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
    • 7102101
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
2
These courses are designed to give students detailed description of general histology and organology with the emphasis on human material.
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
1
    • 7105306
The course covers basic neuroanatomy, neurohistology and neurophysiology, focussing on processes involved in sensory and motor functions of the CNS. This knowledge will provide the foundations to understand the abnormal functional disorders and disabilities that may result from disease or trauma to the central nervous system
1
    • 7103210
This session cover the practical and the principles of serological procedures as well as quality control, quality assurance, and safety. This includes performance of serological procedures used to aid in the detection or diagnosis of certain diseases.
3
This is a theoretical and analytical study of different body fluids. Pathological results, accompanied with clinical changes in the body, will be compared with the normal results of these fluids.
1
This course aims to understand the composition, testing procedures, and the clinical correlation of results for different body fluids (such as urine, cerebrospinal, synovial, pleural, pericardial, peritoneal, and seminal fluid). Moreover, the student learn the appropriate laboratory techniques, methodologies, instruments and equipment; and accurately calculate, record, and report body fluid results to improve patient care.
1
    • 7104102
Students, in this course, will learn about the basic principles and techniques for the preparation of microscopic slides of animals, and bacteria. In addition, they will also learn about tissue culture, using microtome, and microscopic photography. Study microscopy (light and electron)
1
    • 7103214
This course covers all the techniques used in routine tissue preparation including fixation , tissue processing, sectioning , routine and special staining in addition to preparation of blood and bacterial smear
1
    • 10231214
Students, in this course, learn how to use instruments to determine, diagnostically, volume of different body fluids. These instruments include Flame Photometer, HPLC, G.C., Atomic Absorption, Clot Counter Blood Analyzer, PCR, and ELISA.
1
    • 7103216
This course cover the principles of instrumental methods of analysis including centrifuges, blood cell analyzers, immunochemistry analyzers, coagulation analyzers, Flame Photometer, HPLC, G.C., Atomic Absorption, , PCR, ELISA, blood gas, visible and ultraviolet spectrophotometry, nephelometry, fluorometry ,flame photometry , refractometry, chromatography, electrophoresis, osmometry, flowcytometry, and automated analyzers devices used for hematology, Immunology, Molecular Biochemistry, clinical chemistry, and microbiology.
3
This is a study of blood constituents in health and disease states with special emphasis on lab diagnosis. In addition, the course is a study of different pneumonia diseases, blood cancer, factors behind blood clotting and other related diseases. The course include one credit practical
1
The course is designed to provide students with the basic concepts and techniques in the hematology laboratory. Tests of red blood cells, hemoglobin, platelets, white blood cells and coagulation systems are included in the course. The practical work in the course is designed to expand and reinforce the ideas introduced in the lectures. Enough background and instructions on laboratory methods and instrumentation are provided to enable satisfactory laboratory performance. Automation in hematology laboratory is also discussed in addition to various automated processes used in Hematology. The lab is located in faculty of Science (14B3250) and designed to accept 20-22 students. The lab is equipped with different types of automations such as spectrophotometer, coagulation analyzer, water bathes, centrifuges and others.The following are examples of some experiments that are conducted in the lab:Principle of blood withdrawing and AnticoagulantsCell counts (RBCs, WBCS and platelets)Automated Cell count (complete blood count) CBCHemoglobin and hematocrit determinationBlood films and differential count of WBCsReticulocyte countOsmotic Fragility of erythrocyteAnti-globulin Coomb’s testErythrocyte sedimentation Rate (ESR)Bleeding time, Clotting time, PT and PTTExamination of prepared blood film and bone marrow of abnormal cases
1
This course covers the normal blood coagulation, the Pathophysiology of hemorrhagic and thrombotic diseases and the principles of assays performed in investigation of hemostasis. The practical part provides bench-level instruction on the performance, interpretation and quality control of routine and specialized tests in the evaluation of hemostasis,
1
This laboratory session covering the laboratory and molecular biological tests needed for the diagnosis of bleeding and clotting disorders including bleeding time, PT, PTT , aPTT, platelets count , and platelets function test, quantitative determination of coagulating factors .
1
The purpose of this course is to study different blood groups, Rh factor, test making, separation of blood constituents, methods of blood donation and reception and the precautions to be taken before and after blood taking
1
In this course you will learn the laboratory techniques for identification of antigens and antibodies for ABO, Rh and other blood group systems. In addition to that, this course provides student with the scientific procedures for donor screening, blood collection, antibody screening, cross-matching, ABO discrepancies, problems associated with pregnancy, and quality control and safety rules in blood bank.
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After the student’s completion of theoretical courses, the Practical Training Committee in the department distributes students among hospitals, health and medical centers and institutions, government and non-government health societies. Each student is expected to spend at least four months in one of these institutions. The directors of institutions concerned will forward periodical reports about the students’ training and performance. Based on these reports, the committee will make evaluation of the students and submit its evaluation to the department council
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In this field research, students are asked to choose topics of interest suggested by department faculty members. The research project aims at training students to use different equipment available. It also aims at training the students on methods of research, how to use library resources, such as scientific periodicals, books, dissertations and how to collect, and analyze data and draw appropriate conclusions from scholarly papers. Each student is expected to submit a well-organized report on a topic of his/her own interest
1
Introduction to concepts and techniques of management and supervision as used in a medical laboratory
3
This is an advanced study of different human body fluids in health and disease states. The course also introduces methods of estimating these fluids by using high tech equipment and how to estimate normal and abnormal values in the body. It is also a quantitative and instrumental analysis. Particular emphasis is given to diagnosis, treatment, and disease prevention. Case studies of patients and quality control concepts will also be covered
1
This course is designed to provide the principles of clinical chemistry investigation in health and disease. Through the course students will conduct the experiments to investigate body fluids for major and important parameters done to diagnose several diseases with emphasis on the technique used to measure these parameters.
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
2
    • 7104101
This course is designed to give major general concepts in cell biology and to provide medical students with basic biological principles and understanding of various biological processes that govern life of the cell, its structure function and reproduction
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.
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This course is designed for students follow the medical laboratory program only. This is constructed in a manner to cover the essential lab methods and major laboratory techniques which will provide student with comprehensive understanding of major experiments done for carbohydrates, lipid, and protein. In addition to the enzyme kinetic as well as the basis of molecular biology.
2
An integrated function of the human body is considered ranging widely from cellular to higher organ-system levels. This course will cover the molecular composition of living cells, the chemical reactions that biological components undergo the regulation of these reactions and the nutrients that are needed by the living cells. The course material covers bioenergetics and intermediary metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins and their enzymatic regulation. It is a fundamental biological and medical science course that provides an understanding to cell biology, microbiology, nutrition, pharmacology, pathology and physiology at the molecular level. The course has one credit hour lab.
1
This lab will provide student with essentials in molecular biology, and related experimental technique. Students will be familiar with cell culture, karyotyping, DNA sequencing, PCR, tissue preparation, DNA and RNA extraction, and bioinformatics. This lab covers the practical aspect of molecular biochemistry course.
2
This course provides students with comprehensive view of the science of genetics. It covers the history and development of genetics, structure and function of genes, chromosomes and their anomalies, patterns of single gene inheritance, types and mechanisms of mutations and tools of human molecular genetics.
1
    • 7104214
This course will cover the major molecular technique which used in diagnosis genetically disorders
3
    • 7105403
This course concentrates on the basic and clinical science of the immune system and its relationship to other sciences and biological systems of mammals. The first part will concentrate on function-structure relationship of the immune system and its components such as the lymphoid tissue and cells, as well as the development and function of the immune system. The second part concentrates on the clinical science of the immune system and its role in the prevention, causation and diagnosis of human diseases such as cancer, autoimmune disease and other topics.
3
This is a detailed study of running a microbiological lab and how to take samples from patients and send them to lab for testing. The course also deals with methods of isolating and identifying bacteria from these samples and their diagnosis with emphasis on microbial diagnosis. It is also a study of bacteria causing diseases from clinical and diagnostic aspects
1
Study the major laboratory test for bacterial diagnosis and antibiotic sensitivity test.
3
Topics covered in this course include morphology, structure, diseases and laboratory diagnosis of parasites, their life cycle, ways of infection and prevention with an emphasis on lab diagnosis of these parasites.
1
This Lab covers the biology, morphology, and microscopic diagnosis of major human parasite in stool, urine and blood.
2
This course introduces several topics related to viruses: structure, metabolism, genetics, and diagnosis. It emphasizes infectious diseases caused by viruses in both human beings and animals, and ways of protection, treatment and diagnosis.
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
This course aims at studying individual, family and community relationships, the cause of pathological phenomena in the society and their symptoms, sources of water and its pollution, air-transmitted diseases, flora and fauna. In addition, the course highlights diseases resulting from technological and urban development. Noise pollution is a case in point. It deals with the dimensions of personal and environmental health and their relationship to social, economic, psychological and political factors, measurements and indices of community health status. Theoretical framework for viewing organizational issues in the delivery of health services is also discussed
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.
1
This is an introductory course which aims at teaching essential skills needed in emergency cases and the methods of providing patients with first aid prior to later treatment. It also teaches appropriate behavior during sudden critical situations such as bleeding and burns and how to prevent these dangers.This course aims to teach students essential skill needed in emergency case and the methods of providing patients with first aid prior to later treatment.
1
The course focuses on ethical considerations in the profession as well as professional issues relevant to the practice of Medical laboratory It deals wit fundamental ethical principles underlying Medical laboratory practice. Ethical aspects of decision-making are discussed
3
Students will develop general technological and lab abilities, and skills in the analysis and interpretation of data. Specifically, a variety of abilities which will enable students to take on the full variety of tasks satisfied by a forensic researcher such as DNA profiling, illegal material research, recognition of human remains and the use of IT and data source in the recognition, tracking and avoidance of criminal activity.
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.
3
    • 10231114
    • 10231115
A lecture course that involves a broad spectrum of classical and modern methods of analysis. Gravimetry, titrimetry, electrochemistry, spectrometry and chromatography are included, the practical part include a set of experiments designed to cover the topics included in 23212. Emphasis is given to lab technique
1
    • 10231213
    • 10231115
Practical experiments of neutralization; titrations; precipitation titrimetric; complex-formation titrations and analytical separation by solvent extraction.
3
    • 10231114
    • 10231115
The course comprises a systematic study of nomenclature, structure, properties, and reactions of aliphatic compounds. Attention is given to recent developments in interpretation of structure and reaction mechanisms. The course will address the basic concepts in organic chemistry for students who are planning to study medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or health professions. The course will concentrate on the hybridization theory, molecular geometry and polarity of the covalent bond. Nomenclature of alkanes, alkyl halides, alkenes, and alkynes as well as their reactivity and mechanism of reactions are included. Stereoisomerism and optical activity will be given special attention since biologically active compounds are often chiral. Oxygen containing functional groups (alcohols, ethers and epoxides) and alicyclic hydrocarbons will be addressed too. The course includes one credit hour laboratory.
1
    • 10231236
The course comprises a systematic study of nomenclature, structure, properties, and reactions of aliphatic compounds. Attention is given to recent developments in interpretation of structure and reaction mechanisms. The course will address the basic concepts in organic chemistry for students who are planning to study medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or health professions. The course will concentrate on the hybridization theory, molecular geometry and polarity of the covalent bond. Nomenclature of alkanes, alkyl halides, alkenes, and alkynes as well as their reactivity and mechanism of reactions are included. Stereoisomerism and optical activity will be given special attention since biologically active compounds are often chiral. Oxygen containing functional groups (alcohols, ethers and epoxides) and alicyclic hydrocarbons will be addressed too. The course includes one credit hour laboratory.

Speciality Optional Requirements Student must complete 8 credit hours

Course Code Course Name Credit Hours Prerequests
3
This course is designed for students of health sciences so that they can master skills of basic math, use of measurement systems, and strategies of problem solving needed in health-science courses. Fractional equations and formulas; ratios, proportions, and inverse variations; percents; the metric system of measurement; apothecaries' and household systems of measurement; calculations needed to determine dosages; construction and reading of graphs; introduction to statistics, including measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion.
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The goal of this Course is to acquaint students with the basic principles and concepts which represent the framework of accounting. The Course will specifically discuss the meaning of 'accounting,' its historical development, its importance in taking economic decisions and its basic theories on which financial principles and procedures and final financial operations are based. All this is for the purpose of serving the management of the company and for other parties involved in making economic decisions related to the company. This is based on the assumption of the accuracy and the validity of financial operations during the year.
3
Human embryology from fertilization to the end of the fetal period will be reviewed. Topics include: current concepts in mammalian morphogenesis applied to the development of various organ systems, the principles of teratology; mechanisms of malformation and the etiology and pathogenesis of some of the more common human congenital abnormalities.
3
    • 7103101
Study the basic principles of endocrinology, focusing on major endocrine glands which regulate the metabolism and biochemical functions, growth and reproduction, Structure synthesis, effects of major hormones in the body, their secretion in normal and abnormal cases, and laboratory diagnosis of ass
3
In this course, faculty members raise topics of their own interest, each according to his/her own specialization
2
This course starts with principles of general fungi and other medically important fungi causing human diseases. The second part of the course deals with methods of protection, treatment and diagnosis of these diseases.
1
The major technique for isolation and identification of medical mycology will be covered in this course.
2
    • 7105404 or
    • 7105403
Study of food contamination, food spoilage and diseases transmitted by food. Focus on microbial food poisoning and food preservation and laboratory diagnosis of diseases transmitted by food and food contamination
1
    • 7105418
This practical session includes taking samples and identifying the microbes in the food products like fruits, vegetables, dairy, juices and meat.
2
The course provides an introduction to selected important topics in biostatistical concepts and reasoning. This course represents an introduction to the field and provides a survey of data and data types. Specific topics include tools for describing central tendency and variability in data; methods for performing inference on population means and proportions via sample data; statistical hypothesis testing and its application to group comparisons; issues of power and sample size in study designs; sampling techniques and random sample; and emphasis on interpretation and concepts
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This course focuses mainly of the effect produced by poisons on the environment (humans, animals, plants, soil, water, etc). It includes detailed studying of the groups of environmental pollutants, the need to further research and investigation in this area, bioaccumulation, the effect of poisons on all levels of the universe, and the methods and pathways leading to contamination and the methods of calculating or estimating them
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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.
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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.
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The course enables students to identify the health needs of well women through the span of their life cycle. The course promotes them to develop skills to assess the physical, social, physiological and cultural needs of the Palestinian well women. Cultural, social and psychological influences on an adolescent health as early marriage education. Highlighting on her promotion and development towards a positive change within society. The course will focus upon the health needs of the Palestinian well woman where the students being professionals act as change advocates to promote health of women in their own community. The course focuses on the nutritional needs of women through their life span, reflect on social, cultural, gender, and political issues affecting the health of women in Palestine and highlight the health needs of the adolescents, premenopausal, menopause, also during the span of old age and disability. The course describes the women’s mental health (postpartum emotional changes, depression and psychosomatic disorder.
3
    • 10231236
The course comprises a systematic study of nomenclature, structure, properties, and reactions of aliphatic compounds. Attention is given to recent developments in interpretation of structure and reaction mechanisms. The course will address the basic concepts in organic chemistry for students who are planning to study medicine, dentistry, pharmacy or health professions. The course will concentrate on the hybridization theory, molecular geometry and polarity of the covalent bond. Nomenclature of alkanes, alkyl halides, alkenes, and alkynes as well as their reactivity and mechanism of reactions are included. Stereoisomerism and optical activity will be given special attention since biologically active compounds are often chiral. Oxygen containing functional groups (alcohols, ethers and epoxides) and alicyclic hydrocarbons will be addressed too. The course includes one credit hour laboratory.
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