As a continue for the field trips series that IEEE EMBS Student Branch Chapter at Hashemite University organize during the studying semesters, on October 12, 2013 the students toward to Ibn Al-Haytham Hospital in Amman, and started their day at 10:00pm.
The number of students was 6.
The first station in the trip handled medical instruments that are based on the X-ray technique such as ( X-ray bones machine, Panoramic dental x-ray machine, ………….) not just the machines’ names but also the way they basically work and the safety procedures taken to protect the employers and technicians from the negative effects of the x-ray technique.
In the next stations different techniques were presented such as the electromagnetic technique represented by the MRI machine, the Catheter, Ultra Sound and other different techniques including, the way they work, and some of the technical problems that occurred had been discussed with the students and how that problems have been solved.
One of the remarkable machines that the students had been unfamiliar with was the “Gamma Knife” instrument for treating brain tumors, this technique exists since 1996 in the hospital and it doesn’t exist in any other hospital in Jordan.