The ninth field trip to King Hussein Cancer Centre have been organized by the IEEE-EMBS HU Student Branch Chapter in March 12, 2014, giving by that a chance to another 8 students from The Hashemite University to be introduced to medical instruments and technologies, that are available in the center, while the team leader from the chapter was the chairman Anas Al-Namas.
The trip started at 12:00 am and continued for two hours, where the students wereaccompanied by Engineer Jabr Al-Faqeeh from the center who introduced the students toinstruments and technologies from different sections in the hospital.
The first station in the trip handled medical instruments that are based on the Radiology technique such as (Positron Emission Tomography, Single Photon Emission Computed Tomography, …….)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 technique.
In the next stations different techniques were presented such as the electromagnetic technique represented by the MRI machine, 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..
The students finished the trip at 2:00pm and left the center at 2:30 pm after a 30 minutes coffee break in the hospital cafe.
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