Communicate with the community
In the context of contributing to spreading culture and awareness in society, AMS is keen on student participation in supporting civil society organizations, as the faculty harnesses all its spatial and human capabilities (staff and students) to participate in many cultural and charitable programs and seminars and in the establishment of many volunteer training courses in first aid (for all age stages), in addition to the establishment of many cultural activities, voluntary and workshops targeting students from outside the university and from all academic levels. It is worth mentioning that voluntary work and community service are one of the graduation requirements for students at the Libyan international Medical University (LIMU).
AMS organized a workshop to introduce the importance of the e-learning system (MOODLE) and how to use it. It was attended by trainees from 24 private and public schools from Benghazi city.
The workshop aimed to enable the trainees to acquire the skills of using the MOODLE system, in order to train their school staff on the system and the features it contains, which will contribute to maintaining the continuity and success of the educational process at a distance.
Free tests for children who suffer from chest sensitivity and between the ages of 1 month to 5 years.
A visit to the Child Welfare Home in Benghazi to orphaned children, to bring the joy to their little souls and giving presents.
The visit is part of the LIMU’s efforts to support all student activities, voluntary and humanitarian in particular, in recognition of the university’s role and the importance of participation in the advancement of society. Moreover, to achieve the faculty goals and mission in social responsibility, and the promotion of human morals and values in a way that serves society.
AMS launches an introductory program for new students that includes many activities related to introducing students to the methods adopted at LIMU, its curricula and methods of distinguished academic achievement that does not depend on indoctrination, rather an interactive learning that makes the student the focus of the educational process, in order to achieve its various scientific goals, and the importance of adhering to the standards that the university adopted for many years and developed it, to produce better outcomes during the following years.
Students are divided into groups to go on a tour where they get acquainted with the facilities and laboratories of the university. The introductory program lasts for six days and includes various activities that introduce students to the university system and its teaching methods.
Within the AMS’s effort to create an educational and entertaining environment for its students, a week is allocated within the academic calendar called the Scientific Week, where the faculty’s administration assigns a committee to chair the committees responsible for cultural and scientific activities that are held during this week.
Fourth Scientific Week 2019
The Vice President for Public Affairs, Dean of AMS, Prof. Dr. Abdulla Al-Mansouri, inaugurated the activities of the fourth annual scientific day of the faculty, in the presence of the University’s General Registrar, Professor Ibrahim Maghribi, a number of faculty deans and vice-deans, and a group of university students.
The activities of the Scientific Day included various presentations for the faculty’s students, which embodied the disciplines taught in the faculty and methods of implementing scientific curricula such as research, reports, scientific posters and presentations organized by the faculty and implemented by students throughout the academic year.
The students also gave presentations of the basic and advanced medical skills that they learned at the LIMU’s Clinical Skills Center, such as measuring vital signs (respiratory rate, pulse and blood pressure), giving intramuscular injections, installing intravenous catheters, how to measure and monitor blood sugar levels, suturing wounds, and examining the ear and eye.
Investigation Based Learning (IBL)
Investigation based learning strategy is one of the modern learning strategies adopted by AMS and its implementation through a series of visits to a number of hospitals and health facilities in Benghazi with the aim of providing an educational environment and enhancing students’ research and knowledge skills as well as effective practical experience in the fields of scientific specialization.
Thus, a series of scientific field visits were carried out, including:
Scientific visit to the National Heart Center
The visit was accompanied with a number of specialized faculty teaching staff and academic tutors, who received support, encouragement and assistance from the Director of the National Heart Center, Dr. Taher Al-Fadhili, and the center’s staff to make the visit a success.
During this visit, the students were divided into groups under the supervision of an academic tutor, they organized a group discussion to study and discuss real cases of patients, to extract the educational objectives set for the visit.
A scientific visit to Al-Kuwaifiyeh Hospital for Chest Diseases
A scientific visit to Al-Kuwaifiyya Hospital for Chest Diseases for the third year students of Medicine in conjunction with the fourth scientific week of the educational unit (diabetes), where the students were divided into five groups, each group of students discussed patients with the aim of completing the outcomes of the visit in a seminar to crystallize the outcome of the educational unit.
Field training for fourth year students
AMS conducted a series of field visits for fourth-year students to a number of analysis laboratories in Benghazi city, to conduct a number of applications of scientific lessons to develop their practical skills.
The visits included: Infectious Diseases Center, Children’s Hospital, Cardiology and Heart Surgery Center, Benghazi Medical Center, Nephrology Services Center, and Al-Razi Medical Analysis Laboratory .