Article (1) – Vision:
The faculty of Medicine at Al-Andalus Private University for Medical Sciences aims at achieving superiority in medical education, scientific research, and health care services in order to actively contribute to developing society and improving it scientifically and culturally.
Article (2) – Mission:
The Faculty of Medicine at Al-Andalus Private University for Medical Sciences aims at distinguishing itself in qualifying doctors with highly scientific, professional and ethical efficiencies; and readying them to be able to compete in the national, regional and international labor market, in addition to qualifying them to continue their medical specializations and perform scientific researches that suit the needs of society and the economic and social development strategies in Syria and the Arab world, in a way that is accordant with the scientific and technical progress in the world.
The faculty does that through investing in the human factor and strengthening the strategic collaboration and partnership with all the sectors that are involved in health care in order to develop education, support learning and provide professional development opportunities.
Article (3) – Objectives:
The faculty of Medicine at Al Andalus Private University for Medical Sciences aims at achieving the following:
1- Preparing scientifically qualified general practitioners who have work ethics and who are qualified to pursue their academic specializations and perform scientific researches that serve society and maintain its health and prosperity.
2- Continuously developing curricula and teaching programs and adapting them with the scientific new findings and recent medical discoveries; in addition to concentrating on the practical and applicable fields, developing teaching strategies and testing methods, and writing and translating medical books and references.
3- Realizing quality standards to achieve national, regional and international accreditation.
4- Launching new specializations in different medical fields to meet the needs of society and the notable scientific development.
5- Qualifying specialized cadres in accordance with recent developments in the fields of medical sciences and information technologies.
6- Providing the suitable conditions for scientific research.
7- Reinforcing team work.
8- Allowing economic and social private and public sectors to partake in the faculty’s activities.
9- Instilling humanitarian and national values in the minds of university graduates.
10- Communicating with the faculty graduates and monitoring their postgraduate activities and academic life.
11. Promoting cultural, artistic, social and athletic activities, which build student’s character.
12- Strengthening scientific and cultural cooperation with national, Arabic and international universities, research centers and scientific authorities.
13- Providing health services to a wide range of citizens via the work of educational hospitals.
Article (4) – The Attributes of the medical program graduates at Al Andalus Private University for Medical Sciences
1- Working on enhancing, maintaining and regaining health in accordance with the national system of health care and primary medical care.
2- Participating in teamwork in order to meet patients’ needs by providing responsible and ethical high-quality clinical performance that takes into consideration the patients, their families and the whole community.
3- The ability to show the required professionalism in dealing with patients, doctors and the rest of medical professions, including demonstrating the needed communication skills and following the medical ethical codes.
4- The ability to proceed to postgraduate studies and research work.
5- The ability of self-development and Lifelong learning liability (LLL)
Article (5) – Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO) of medicine program at Al Andalus Private University for Medical Sciences:
A- Knowledge and understating:
The graduate must have acquired the knowledge and ability to understand the following:
1 – The basic scientific principles of the structure and function of human organs and body systems in different ages including the embryonic stage in healthy normal state.
2- Medical terminology and coinage.
3- Molecular, chemical, biological and cellular mechanisms that keep the essential balance of the body, including the inherent phenomena responsible for growth, reproduction and aging.
4- The basics of medical physics and its practical applications.
5- The fundamental principles of genetics and genetic diseases.
6. The fundamental principles of infection and immunology.
7- Tissue and body organs morphology in the normal and the pathological state.
8- Pathological mechanisms and causes and pathological progress.
9- The concepts of Health and disease, health identifications and disease reasons along with dangers and protection.
10- Medication principles and mechanisms, and the indications of different primary medical types.
11- Clinical manifestations of diseases; diagnosis and early detection and complications.
12- The fundamental principles of dealing with common and life-threatening diseases, including medical and nonmedical treatments, follow-up, transference, pain mitigation and rehabilitation.
13- Healthy behavior and the social and psychological factors which affect and are affected by health concerning individuals, families and the whole society.
14- The fundamental principles of epidemiology, epidemic observation, general health, health enhancement and precautionary medicine.
15- Public health principles and demography; public health needs and life statistics.
16- Principles of planning and management of the local health system’s economics.
17- Ethical and legal principles of the medical profession, along with medical legitimate aspects and medical errors and mistakes.
18- Principles of scientific research and its applications.
19- Common health problems in Syria.
20- The fundamental principles of surgical diseases and the methods of caring for and rehabilitating patients before and after surgeries.
21- Principles and treatments of tumor science.
22- Principles of emergency medicine and its measures.
23- Medical principles, including patients’ confidentiality.
24- Principles of medical accuracy and strictness, and its importance in quality control.
B- Mental skills
The graduate should acquire the following skills:
1- The ability to reach a preliminary clinical diagnosis after analyzing the clinical data, the physical examination and related investigations in order to solve the common basic clinical problems.
2- Applying critical thinking, based on signs and evidence in dealing with international medical literature and professional work.
3- Collecting and organizing clinical and nonclinical data and checking and evaluating the information.
4- Formulating suitable research questions that are related to the field of interest or to the health needs.
5- Decision-making during practicing medicine.
6- Evaluating the status quo of health problems in society, including the problems related to the performance of the health system.
7- Ascertaining efficiency regarding expenses in all therapeutic measures.
C- Professional and practical skills:
The graduate should acquire the following professional and practical skills:
1- Obtaining and recording a comprehensive pathological story based on the patient, including behavior-related information by conducting the suitable communication skills.
2- Performing skillful extensive physical examinations, including psychological examinations for patients of all ages and genders.
3- Performing all suitable fundamental and practical skills that are related to the profession in the future; these skills are supervised by the training program and included in the log book of the student.
1- Body temperature measurement
2- Pulse and blood pressure measurement.
3- Giving intramuscular injection, intravenous injection and hypodermic injection.
4- Taking a blood sample and sending it to the laboratory appropriately.
5- Measuring glucemia and interpreting the results.
6- Peripheral intravenous catheterization insertion.
7- Performing blood transfusion and identifying blood type.
8- Taking urine sample for urine culture tests; sensitivity tests; pregnancy check; diabetic urine tests and protein tests.
9- Performing a Benzedrine test.
10- Determining insulin dose and the ways to give it.
11- Performing a throat scan.
12- Cerumen removal from the outer ear.
13- Using a respiration meter.
14- Wounds suturing and care.
15- Performing a genitalia examination.
16- Performing a vaginal examination.
17- Performing a rap smear test.
18- Performing a spontaneous natural vaginal childbirth.
19- Performing surgical instruments sterilization techniques.
20- Hands sterilization before surgeries.
21- Taking all needed precautions against infection.
22- Performing Foley catheter form males and females.
23- Performing electrocardiography and interpreting the result.
24- Inserting a nasogastric tube.
25- Caring for simple burns.
26- Acquiring basic life support skills.
27- Bracing some skeletal injuries.
28- Learning proper Patients lifting and carrying techniques.
29- Performing Tracheal intubation.
30- Performing eye and ear examination.
31- Providing oxygen via facial mask.
32- Writing a prescription.
33- Writing a medical report.
34- Neonatal resuscitation skills.
35- Cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
36- Performing premarital medical tests.
37- Vaccines applications.
38- Providing medical consultation services.
39- Providing Health education
40- Writing death reports.
4- Performing first aid measures for wounds and critical cases.
5- Coming up with a full treatment plan that suits the patient’s psychological and social state.
6- Writing safe prescriptions for all common pathological cases.
7- Identifying cases that should be referred to a higher degree of care.
8- Getting patient’s acknowledged acceptance in all obligatory cases.
9- Acquiring the ability to analyze statistic data and explain and demonstrate them via computers.
10- Participating in scientific meetings and preparing suitable presentations.