International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science established BLS Day in 1996 at the World Congress in Oslo, Norway. This day is celebrated annually in recognition of the crucial function played by biomedical laboratory personnel in diagnostic and preventive wellness care systems. The aim of this day is to educate the public about the tough function of these specialists in discovering the causes of ailments, altogether with the healthcare team.
The occasion incorporated an exhibition consisting of two sections. The initial section is about the Biomedical Science programme in the Allied Health Sciences at Sultan Qaboos University and the Institute of Health Sciences. The other section of the exhibition represented biomedical specialties, namely, Histopathology, Microbiology and Immunology, Genetics and Biochemistry. Staff from College of Medicine and Health Sciences, Institute of Health Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital and Khoula Hospital participated in this occasion.
The Biomedical Science programme (BMS) at SQU follows a curriculum that gives a systematic coaching the undergraduate students to turn out to be effective biomedical scientists, thereby augmenting the excellence of wellness care in the sultanate. The curriculum encompasses each theoretical and hands-on laboratory coaching in a clinical setting, supplied in the disciplines of Biochemistry, Hematology, Microbiology and Immunology and Pathology. The programme runs for 4 years following the foundation course.
Keeping in point of view the progress in biomedical researches endeavors each locally and globally, a complete analysis module and laboratory function ethics are incorporated in the curriculum. This enables the student to outline analysis proposal, set experiments and execute the simple information-evaluation utilizing a great technological gear, and to get and analyse info quickly and accurately in a function atmosphere that keeps in thoughts the ethics and function high quality.
Graduates of BMS programme can be employed in diagnostic hospital laboratories and biological and wellness care analysis centres or they can pursue Masters and PhD.
Information Source: Muscat Daily