The Heart Center at the Arab American University obtained the accreditation of the Program Coordination & Administration Training (PCAT), which is an international certificate accredited by the American Heart Association. This Accreditation was obtained after completing the training and requirements in cooperation with King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan.
This accreditation was granted to the administrative personnel who supervise the Heart Center at the Arab American University in terms of the significant knowledge and skills required to fulfill the responsibility of the coordinators at international training centers.
Two of the Heart Center trainers have passed the first phase of AHA Training Center Faculty (TCF) accreditation, which is an international promotion accredited by the American Heart Association, after completing specialized courses in ACLS and BLS as well as completing the training and requirements in cooperation with King Hussein Cancer Center in Jordan.
The Director of the Heart Center at the Arab American University, Dr. Imad Abu Khader, explained that this merit will put the Heart Center in the position of a supervisor and a reference for other centers. Moreover, this certificate strengthened the administrative side and the coordination for training programs in accordance with the recommendations of the American Heart Association.
The Vice President for Medical Faculties Affairs, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Asia, congratulated the Heart Center for obtaining this accreditation from the American Heart Association, which is an international achievement that came successive to achieving the international standards. He added that the Heart Center sought for this accreditation for more than seven years, by conducting the training and tests required to be fulfilled by the staff at the Heart Center at the Arab American University, in addition to passing all the theoretical and practical requirements and tests at the Heart Center of King Hussein Cancer Center in the Jordanian capital, Amman.