RESPIRATORY THERAPY

Scientific degree: Bachelor Degree

Job title: Respiratory Therapy Specialist


OVERVIEW

The department was established in 2011. Students are required to pass 134 credit hours to complete the program. One of the most popular programs in the college with more than 400 students, which counts for 25% of the total number of students at Inaya Medical College. Cooperation agreements have been established between the Respiratory Therapy Department and the most prestigious hospitals in Saudi Arabia such as National Guard Hospital and Prince Sultan Military Medical City. First batch of interns have started their internship at these hospitals. The department is represented in the college committees such as science research Committee and curriculum and assessment committee.

VISION

The vision of the Department of Respiratory Therapy is to meet the expectations of the community, to establish and maintain an excellent national reputation, and to be a leader in innovative educational endeavors in the profession.

MISSION

The mission of the Respiratory Therapy Program at Inaya Medical College is to provide high quality education and resources that will enable students to develop the knowledge, skills, and attitude to be competent respiratory therapists, and to promote research, community engagement and a commitment to lifelong learning.

OBJECTIVES

  • Prepare graduates with demonstrated competence in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains of respiratory care practice.
  • Offer the highest quality clinical education in respiratory care in a learning environment that fosters critical thinking, encourages professional leadership, inspires research, and instills a strong appreciation of ethical values and human diversity.
  • Promote a basic understanding and abilities to conduct research in respiratory care.
  • To provide the community with responsible respiratory therapy therapists who interact appropriately with the changing health care system.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

The Students participated and attended the following activates:

  • The first students’ symposium at Inaya Medical College will be conducted this semester (2nd Semester, 2015-2016).
  • 2nd Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences Respiratory care Students’ Symposium - Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 30 April 2015.
  • 6th Saudi Critical Care Society Annual International Conference - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 21-23 April 2015

COMMUNITY SERIVICES

The department’s faculty attended the following conferences:

  • The department had speakers at the Saudi Critical Care Society Conference (April, 2016).
  • Gulf Thoracic Conference, 9-12 March 2016.
  • European Respiratory Society International Congress.
    Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 26-30 September 2015
  • Saudi Health Simulation Conference
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 09-11 June 2015
  • 6th Saudi Society for respiratory care Scientific Conference
    Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 08—09 April 2015

The department has contributed in the following conferences:

  • 1st Respiratory care Students’ Research Project Poster Presentation.
    Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 04 June 2015
  • 2nd Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences Respiratory care Students’ Symposium
    Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 30 April 2015
  • 6th Saudi Critical Care Society Annual International Conference
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 21-23 April 2015
  • 6th Saudi Society for respiratory care Scientific Conference
    Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 07-09 April 2015

All the followed academic plans of all specialities in the college are accredited by The National Committee for Academic Assessing and Accreditation and the Shrine of the Ministry of Higher Education.

STUDY PLAN