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					               Cairo University
          Faculty of Physical Therapy
Department of Physical Therapy for Growth and
Development Disorders in Children & Its Surgery

       Programme Specification

           Diploma Degree




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University: Cairo

Faculty: Physical Therapy

Department: Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in Children & Its Surgery


                                 Programme Specification

A- Basic Information

1- Programme Title: Diploma of Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in Children &
Its Surgery

2-Programme Type:       Single        √      Double            Multiple

Department (s): Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in Children & Its Surgery

Date of programme specifications approval: 30 / 3 / 2010

B- Professional Information

1- Programme over all aims:
1/1 To enable the student to describe course distribution , common lesions and embryology of the
nervous system and how this affect normal growth and development process in children and its
reflection on treatment planning..

1/2 To enable the student to identify the design, fabrication and description of adaptive devices for
handicapped children.

1/3 To enable the student to Describe the successful design of hospital administration.

1/4 To enable the student to enable the student to analyze the qualitative and quantitative motion
factors and its reflection manufacturing of assistive devices in handicapped children..

1/5 To enable the student to design different evaluation and treatment procedures used for treating
psychological problems in handicapped children.

1/6 To enable the student to apply biochemical principles and processes occurring inside human
body help the Physiotherapists in designing suitable treatment planning for children.

1/7 To enable the student to express philosophy and principles of rehabilitation and team
members coordination.

1/8 To enable the student to describe the common musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions
in pediatrics.

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1/9 To enable the student to explain the principles and importance of radiological techniques and
its effects during management of children.



2- Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
2:1 Knowledge and understanding

The award holder must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of:

K1: Identify types, principles, indications, contraindications and importance of different
radio Gnostic models in management of children.
K2: Describe different types of congenital anomalies through all the body according to
principles of functional anatomy, biomechanics and force-velocity relations.
K3: Describe structure of the human body, stages of development and concepts of using
electrodiagnostic tools in management of handicapped children.
K4: Recognize roles, theories and objectives of Physiotherapeutic pediatric rehabilitation.
K5: Explain anatomical, neurophysiologic and biomechanical principles in design,
prescription and fabrication of adaptive devices for handicapped children.
K6: Recognize the biomechanical effects of different management tools on the properties
of body tissues.
K7: Summarize sequences of effective hospital administration, as well as the ethical
communication with team members.
K8: State normal and abnormal behaviors at different ages and how to deal with.
K9: Explain the anatomical principles and anatomy of muscles and nerves in upper and
lower limbs.

2:2 Intellectual Skills

The award holder must be able to practice the following skills:

I1: Design suitable treatment programs for different types of nerve lesions in pediatrics.
I2: Design the proper place and service area for effective hospital administration.
I3: Construct the common clinical features of the most common pediatric diseases.
I4: Explain the appropriate management of the children with motor disabilities.
I5: Inspect anatomical structures ion radiographs and its relation to development process
and selection of the suitable electrodiagnostic tool for management of nerve lesions in
children.
I6: Estimate the different biomechanical factors in selection of adaptive devices for
handicapped children.
I7: Interpret radiological reports in different pediatric conditions.

I8: Relate biochemical information with physical therapy modalities and exercises to have a maximum
effect of therapeutic intervention.



2:3 Skills

2/3/1 Professional and Practical Skills

The award holder must be able to practice the following skills


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P1: Use the radio diagnostic tools in physiotherapeutic management of handicapped
children.
P2: Apply the suitable assistive devices for the deformed joints in children.
P3: Evaluate the cycle of gait in handicapped children.
P4: Select the suitable electrodiagnostic protocols for management of handicapped
children.
P5: Illustrate normal vital signs, normal physical and mental developmental sequences and
normal anthropometric measures in handicapped children.
P6: Apply suitable therapeutic exercises with predetermined estimation energy
expenditure.
P7: Demonstrate the different hospital departments and its importance for
physiotherapists.
P8: Apply the suitable treatment techniques for the handicapped children.
P9: Operate the therapeutic exercise program for every patient according to his
physiological and nutritional status.


2/3/2 General skills

2/3/2/1 Information Technology and Computer (ICT) skills:

F1: Demonstrate competence in the use of computer based information
2/3/2/2 Interpersonal and teamwork skills:

T1: Display the potential for leadership and team skills
2/3/2/3 Self Management Skills:

S1: Respond appropriately to individual and cultural differences in all aspects of physical
therapy services for children.
2/3/2/4 Communication Skills

C1: Enhance personal and rapport with child and family members
C2: Teach child, families and significant others to perform or assist with selected physical
therapy procedures.
C3: Communicate verbally and non verbally with patient health care delivery personnel
and others in an effective, appropriate and capable manner

3- Academic Standards
   3/1 Graduate's Qualifications:



By the end of this program the award holder must be able to:



   1- Apply specialized knowledge which has been gained in his professional practice.
   2- Determine professional problems and suggest solutions for them.
   3- Assume professional skills and use suitable means of technology in his professional
      practice.
   4- Communicate and lead team works through regular professional practice.
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   5- Make decisions using available information.
   6- Use available resources effectively.
   7- Aware of his role in society improvement and environment preservation.
   8- Behave in attitude reflecting discipline, honesty, and commitment to professional
      standards and acceptance of criticism.
   9- Aware of the importance of self improvement and continuation of learning.

   3/2 General Standards:

        3/2/1 Knowledge and Understanding:

By the end of this program the award holder must be aware of knowledge and understanding of:

   1- Theories, basics and specialized knowledge in pediatric field and also sciences
      which are related to his professional practice.
   2- Ethical and legal principles for professional practice in pediatrics field.
   3- Principles and basics of quality in pediatric professional practice.
   4- Effect of professional practice in environment and working to preserve and maintain
      environment.




   3/2/2 Intellectual Skills:

By the end of this program the award holder must be able to:

   1- Determine and analyze pediatric problems and arrange them according to their
      priorities.
   2- Solve specialized problems in pediatrics field.
   3- To make analytical reading of researches and topics, which are related to pediatric
      field.
   4- Evaluate risks in professional practice.
   5- Make professional decisions according to available information.

   3/2/3 Professional skills:

By the end of this program, the award holder must be able to:

   1- Apply professional skills in pediatrics.
   2- Write professional reports.

   3/2/4 General Skills:

By the end of this program, the award holder must be able to:

   1.   Make effective communication using different types of communication.
   2.   Use information technology to serve improvement of professional practice.
   3.   Make self assessment and to determine his personal educational needs.
   4.   Use different resources to gain information and knowledge.
   5.   Work in a team and manage time.
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     6. Lead a team in familiar professional zones.
     7. Make continuous and self education.


 4- External References for Standards (Benchmarks)


     -    Not present


 5- Programme Structure and Contents


 a. Programme duration:
    The programme is conducted in two semesters:

         1- First semester: Extends for six months; starts in October 1st and ends in March 31st.
            Exams are conducted in April.
            - In this semester the student studies two courses from the faculty requirements’ courses in
                addition to other department mandatory courses.
            - An application to enter the exam of this semester should be filled from March 1st to
                March 15th.
            - The student fills a form about the elective courses he/she wants to take in the second
                semester from March 16th to March 30th.
         2- Second semester: Extends for six months; starts in May 1st and ends in October 31st.
            Exams are conducted in November.
            - In this semester the student studies the remaining courses of the department mandatory
                courses in addition to elective courses equivalent to eight credit hours.
            - An application to enter the exam of this semester should be filled from October 1st to
                October 15th .




b. Programme structure:


         Credit hours: 33 (minimum)         Mandatory Courses: 12        Elective Courses: 6




   Semesters                          Courses                           Credit     Percentage
                                                                        Hours
 1st, 2nd and 3rd        Basic Physical Therapy sciences                 9           24.33%
 semesters               Social sciences & Humanities
                         Medical sciences                                4           10.81%
                         Specialization sciences
                         Other sciences (computer,)                      17          45.94%
                         Field Training
                                                                          4           10.81%

 Total                                                                    37
                                                                          2            100%
                                                                                       5.41%

                                                                          1            2.7%


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c.    Programme Courses (1st semester )
1. Faculty mandatory courses:

                                                 No of Hours/week                         Programme ILOs
                           Credit
Code     Course Title                                                                                             G
                           hours                 Lect.     Lab    Clin        K            I       P
                                                                                                          F   T       S    C

         Evaluation
PT
         and                                      2         -         2    2,3,4,5         1       5      1   1       1       2
500                                 3
         Measurement

PT
         Functional                 3             2         2         -      2,9           5       5      1   1       1    1,3
501      anatomy

         P.T.
PT
         Practicum                  1              -        -         3    2,3,6,8        3,4      2      1   1       1    1,2
502
         (Speciality)

2. Department mandatory courses:

                                                 No of Hours/week                     Programme ILOs
                                        Credit
 Code           Course Title                                                                                      G
                                        hours     Lect.    Lab   Clin       K         I           P
                                                                                                          F   T   S       C

PED500 Neuroanatomy.                      2            2    -     -        3,9       5            5       1   1   1           3

PED501 Neurophysiology                    2            2    -     -        3,9       1,5        1,4,5,6   1   1   1       1,2

           Applied
PED502 Principles of                      2            2    -     -       2,5,6      6            3       1   1   1       1,3
           Biomechanics

PED503                                    2            2    -     -       2,3,4,8    3,5          5       1   1   1       2,3
           Pediatrics I.

PED504 Techniques              of
           Physical
                                          2            1    -     3        4,8       1,4         6,8      1   1   1       1,2,3
           Therapy             in
           Pediatrics I.

d- Programme Courses (2nd semester)

      1. Department mandatory courses:
                                                            7
                                                No of
                                                                              Programme ILOs
                                            Hours/week
                              Credit
  Code     Course Title
                              hours                                                                     G
                                        Lect.    Lab       Clin      K        I         P
                                                                                                F   T   S   C

 PED505 Biochemistry               2        2      -        -        6        8         9       1   1   1   1,3

 PED506 Pathomechaics.             2        2      -        -       2,5,6     6       2,3,5,8   1   1   1       2

 PED507 Pediatrics II              2        2      -        -       2,4,8     3       1,3,5,6   1   1   1   2,3

         Techniques of
 PED508 Physical                     1     -    3    2,3,4,7 1,4,5                     4,8      1   1   1   1,2,3
         Therapy in          2
         Pediatrics II.
    2. Department electively courses (Minimum 8 credit hours )

                                            No. of H/W                            Programme ILOs
                             Credit
 Code     Course Title                                                                                  G
                             hours     Lect.    Lab/pr.     Clin         K        I      P
                                                                                                F   T   S        C

PED509 Radiology.                       2          -            -        1    5,7        1      1   1   1       1,3
                               2

PED510 Hospital
         Administration        2        2          -            -        7        2      7      1   1   1           3


PED511 Orthotics and
         Prosthesis            2        2          -            -    2,3,4        1      1      1   1   1       2,3


PED512 Rehabilitation
                               2        2          -            -   1,2,3,5   1,2      1,3,4    1   1   1    1,2,3

PED513 Clinical
         Anatomy        in
                               2        2          -            -   1,2,5,7       3      4      1   1   1       2, 3
         Pediatric

PED514 Child
         Psychology            2        2          -            -        1        3      1      1   1   1       1,2




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6- Programme Admission Requirements

     The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from any egyptian
      universalities under the law regulating universities or other equivalent university with grade
      (fair) at least in the general grade.
     Student must have spent a period of training for at least a calendar year in the area of
      specialization he/she wants to join.
     Student must pass an exam for english language in accordance to the rules laid down by
      the College council.
     The date of admission and registration of students is the date of approval by the competent
      vice president of the university as a commissioner of the graduate studies and research
      council.
     The college is entitled to impose supplementary courses to offset the preparatory year of
      master’s degree that the student should reimburse 500 pounds for each course with
      maximum of 2000 pounds with the exception of demonstrators from the payment of such
      fees.
7- Regulations for Progression and Programme Completion

       The student must pass all the prescribed courses (mandatory - elective) successfully.
       The student enrollment is to be terminated if he/she failed to study diploma more than three
        years in case of failure or in case of non-entry exam excuse is unacceptable.
       The university grants specialist diploma in physical therapy upon approval by the college
        council according to the specialties of the various departments.

8- Evaluation of Programme Intended Learning Outcomes


        Method              Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOS) to be measured


1-Written exams          Knowledge and Understanding


2-Oral exams             Knowledge and Understanding, Intellectual Skills and
                         Communication Skills


3-MCQ                    Knowledge and Understanding, and Intellectual Skills


4-Practical exam         Professional and Practical Skills, Inter Personal and Teamwork
                         Skills and Self Management Skills


6-Applied exam           Professional and Practical Skills


9- Ways of programme evaluation

                    Evaluator                           Tool          Sample


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1- Senior students                                     Focus group          20%

2- Alumni                                              Focus group          10%
3- Stakeholders ( Employers)                           Questionnair         28
4-External Evaluator(s)                                     e
                                                         Report              1
5- Other
Program coordinator: Ass. Prof. Gehan Hassan Elmeniawy

Signature:

Date:   /    /

Attachment: Course Specifications

Annex 1: Courses of the Postgraduate Diploma (1st, 2nd and 3rd semesters)




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               Cairo University
          Faculty of Physical Therapy
Department of Physical Therapy for Growth and
Development Disorders in Children & Its Surgery

       Programme Specification

            Master Degree




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University: Cairo

Faculty: Physical Therapy

Department: Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in Children and its
Surgery


                               Programme Specification

1- Programme Title: Master of Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in Children and
its Surgery
                                     √
2-Programme Type: Single                     Double            Multiple

Department (s): Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in Children and its Surgery

Date of programme specifications approval: 30 / 3 / 2010



B- Professional Information

6- Programme over all aims
1/1 Recognize different assessment techniques for different pediatric disorders

1/2 Understand the difference between normal and abnormal child development for motor and
    sensory behavior.
1/3 Differentiate between normal and abnormal assessment findings.
1/4 Identify the patho-physiological and pathomechanical aspects of different disabilities in
    handicapped child
1/5 Recognize proper physical therapy intervention for different pediatric disorders.
1/6 Know how to think scientifically and systematically.
1/7 Simplify the extensive instrumentation tools to be available in treatment of different cases.
1/8 Describe the application and benefits of various technique and approaches that used
    evaluation and treatment of different pediatric cases.
1/9 Identify how dysfunction of musculoskeletal and nervous system contribute to physical
    disabilities.
1/10 Recognize standardized assessment tools for pediatric condition examination.
1/11 Detect different uses of orthoses in pediatric cases.



Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

2:1 Knowledge and understanding

K1: Specify the normal consequences of motor, social, language & hand function development

K2: Record the difference between both true & developmental age of the child

K3: Relate between the chronological age& the cause of the motor disability

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K4: State the cause of disability from the biomechanical point of view.

K5: Outline biological and physiological changes which developed as a normal consequence
   of Growth and Development.

K6: Delineate     normal and abnormal motor behavior during childhood; taking into
   consideration both quality and quantity of movement.

K7: List clinical features of specifics pediatrics disorders as well as the relationship between
   the pathophysiology of trauma or a disease entity.

K8: Delineate the scope of physical therapy in child's health promotion.

K9: List child psychological growth, development and problems across the life span.

K10: Relate the impact of psychological changes on the child across the different stages of
   his/her life.

K11: State the role of P.T in treating different pediatric cases.

K12: Outline the type of investigations used in different pediatric cases.

K13: Outline the pathological changes, interaction and related clinical features of pediatric
   conditions commonly encountered by Physical Therapy with their relevant medical and
   surgical treatment.

K14: Name medical, physical therapy and radiological investigations in different pediatric
   cases.

K15: Outline basics and ethics of scientific research.




2:2 Intellectual Skills

I1: Identify the motor disability of the child & relate it to the pathological cause.

I2: Identify appropriate methodology for assessment of motor development in pediatric
    disorders.

I3: Explain problem solving approach for each clinical situation.

I4: Select appropriate action in an emergency situation

I5: Construct wide scope for differential diagnosis of different pediatric disorders

I6: Design a map for dealing with different burn degree according to its extent & severity.

I7: Categorize the indication, contra indication and precaution for physical modalities that used
    in evaluation and treatment of pediatrics.

I8: Manage time for achieving the treatment goals in each treatment session and overall aims
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    of the rehabilitation program.

I9: Formulate realistic goals taking into consideration the individual variations, degree of the
    dysfunction, pathological and pathomechanics of underlying mechanism, investigations
    findings and the patients complain.

I10: Test the progression or regression of the treatment plans according to the recent
    researches in the area of pediatrics and suggest a new physical modalities to achieve
    normal and functional activities as much as possible.

I11: Analyze knowledge about pediatrics in the evaluation, planning and application of
    treatment program.

I12: Set up practical issues that provide opportunities for research in the field of pediatrics.

I13: Set up practical issues using different P.T techniques that provide effectiveness of the
    designed treatment program.



2:3 Skills

2/3/1 Professional and Practical Skills

P1: Assess the child clinically using different physical therapy techniques.

P2: Jude the handling the child properly during assessment and treatment.

P3: Operate clinically the gap between chronological and developmental ages

P4: Apply the relevant biomechanical concepts to control both stability and movement

P5: Show types and degrees of burn in children and how to deal with different age levels.

P6: Schedule different types of sports injuries and priorities of solving these problems.

P7: Construct assessment plan using formal protocols in evaluation of motor and sensory system.
P8: Rate a realistic and achievable goals of treatment based on comprehensive evaluation.
P9: Utilize problem solving concepts to plan a treatment program for each pediatric case.
P10: Modify the available treatment tools to be suitable for different disabled children.




2/3/2 General skills

2/3/2/1 Information Technology and Computer (ICT) skills:

F1: Demonstrate competence in the use of computer based information handling and data processing
   tools.

F2: Use internet critically as a mean of communication and source of information.

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2/3/2/2 Interpersonal and teamwork skills:

T1:Work effectively as a member of a team and participate constructively in groups.

T2: Assess the relevance and importance of the ideas of others.

T3: Having a positive intent.

2/3/2/3 Self Management Skills:

S1: Manage time, personal emotions and stress and prioritize workloads.

S2: Manage changes and respond to changing demands

2/3/2/4 Communication Skills

C1: Communicate effectively with patient relative and health care professionals establishing
   professional and ethical relationship.

C2: Communicate accurately, clearly, confidentially, and effectively in writing and orally.

C3: Listen to appreciation and evaluating the view of others.

C4: Teaching and presentation for individuals and groups.

C5: Comply with infection control principles and sterile procedure



3-Academic Standards



3/1 Graduate's Qualifications:

A graduate of the master program in physical therapy for growth and development
disorders in children and its surgery should be able to:

    1- Apply basics and research work principles and use its tools.
    2- Use analytical approach in the field of pediatrics.
    3- Apply specialized information with related knowledge in practice.
    4- Be aware of current problems and new ideas in pediatrics
    5- Identify professional problems and find solutions of these problems.
    6-  Assume suitable professional skills and use suitable technology that serves professional
       performance.
    7- Communicate effectively and ability to lead the team work.
    8- Be able to make decisions according to different professional approaches.
    9- Employee the available resources to achieve maximum benefits and maintain them.
    10- Know his role in society development and saving environment according to the
       international changes.
    11- Behave in attitude reflecting discipline, honesty, and commitment to professional
       standards.
     10 - Make self development academically and professionally and pursue continuous learning.

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  3/2 General Standards:

  3/2/1 Knowledge and Understanding:

 By the end of the master program the graduate in physical therapy for growth and
development disorders in children and its surgery should be able to understand:

   1-    Theories and basics concerned with pediatric field and other concerning relevant fields.
   2-    Alternative effects of professional practice and its reflection on the environment.
   3-    Scientific development in pediatrics.
   4-    Ethical and legal principles of professional practice in pediatrics.
   5-    Basics and principles of professional quality in pediatrics.
   6-    Basics and ethics of scientific research.


3/2/2 Intellectual Skills:

By the end of the master program the graduate in physical therapy for growth and
development disorders in children and its surgery should be able to:



    1.   Analyze and evaluate information in pediatric field and refer for it in solving problems.
    2.   Solve relevant problems in absence of some data.
    3.   Join different knowledge to solve professional problems.
    4.   Do research study and/or write scientific study about research problem.
    5.   Evaluate risks of professional practice in pediatric field.
    6.   Plan for improving the performance in pediatric field.
    7.   Make professional decisions in different professional zones.

3/2/3 Professional skills:

By the end of the master program the graduate in physical therapy for growth and
development disorders in children and its surgery should be able to:



   1- Assume main new professional skills in pediatric field.
   2- Write and evaluate professional reports.
   3- Evaluate means and tools in pediatric field.

3/2/4 General Skills:

By the end of the master program the graduate in physical therapy for growth and
development disorders in children and its surgery should be able to:



            1-   Communicate effectively by using different types of communication.
            2-   Use informal technology to help professional practice.
            3-   Make self assessment and determine his personal educational needs.
            4-   Use different sources to get information and knowledge.
            5-   Put basis and indicators to evaluate other’s performance.

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            6- Work as a member in a team work and lead teams in different professional zones.
            7- Manage time effectively.
            8- Make self and continuous learning.

4- External References for Standards (Benchmarks)
    - Not present

5- Programme Structure and Contents


   d. Programme duration:
  The programme is conducted in three semesters:

     3- First semester: Extends for six months; starts in October 1st and ends in March 31st.
        Exams are conducted in April.
        -     In this semester the student studies two courses from the faculty requirements’ courses in
              addition to other department mandatory courses.
        -     An application to enter the exam of this semester should be filled from March 1st to
              March 15th .
        -     The student fills a form about the elective courses he/she wants to take in the second
              semester from March 16th to March 30th .
     4- Second semester: Extends for six months; starts in May 1st and ends in October 31st.
        Exams are conducted in November.
        -     In this semester the student studies the remaining courses of the faculty requirements in
              addition to the remaining courses of the department mandatory courses in addition to
              elective courses equivalent to two credit hours.
        -     An application to enter the exam of this semester should be filled from October 1st to
              October 15th .
        -     The student fills a form about the elective courses he/she want to take in the third
              semester from October 16th to October 30th .
     5- Third semester: Extends for four months; starts from the first Saturday of December and
        ends in March 31st . Exams are conducted in April.
        -     In this semester the student studies elective courses equivalent to six credit hours
              minimum.
        -     An application to enter the exam of this semester should be filled from March 1st to
              March 15th .
     6- Thesis: Its duration is equivalent to six credit hours.




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             e.             Programme structure:
          Credit hours: 30 (minimum)                     Mandatory Courses: 10                  Elective Courses: 8




          Semesters                               Courses                                Credit Hours          Percentage

     st     nd         rd
    1 , 2 and 3                      Basic Physical Therapy sciences                            2                 5.41%
    Semester                         Social sciences & Humanities
                                     Medical sciences                                           0                   0%
                                     Specialization sciences
                                     Other sciences (computer,)                                12                 32.43%
                                     Field Training
                                                                                                 9                 24.32%
    Total                                                                                       37                  100%
                                                                                                 0                   0%
    i.           Programme Courses (1st semester )
                                                                                                14                 37.84%
   3. Faculty mandatory courses:

                                                          No of Hours/week                           Programme ILOs
                                               Credit
    Code               Course Title                                                                                          G
                                               hours
                                                          Lect.   Lab      Clin     K       P           I
                                                                                                               F     T           S       C

   PT
                  Biostatistics                  2         2           -    -       15      8          11      2      1          2         1
   600

                  Research
   PT
                  Methodology and                2         2           -    -       15      8         10, 12   1      1          2         1
   601
                  Experimental Design


   4. Department mandatory courses:

                                                  No of Hours/week                                   Programme ILOs
                                        Credit
Code              Course Title                                                                                                   G
                                        hours
                                                  Lect.    Lab    Clin          K          P             I
                                                                                                               F         T           S         C


            Human growth and                                                1,2,
PED600                                     2         2      -      -                     1,2,3         1,4,5   1,2       1,2,3       1,2       1,2,3
            development
                                                                            3,4

            Advanced
            evaluation and                                                  3,5,
PED601                                     3         2      -      3                      1,2          1,2     1,2       1,2,3       1,2       1,2,3
            clinical
                                                                                6
            management I



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                                                                                             2,4,7,
PED602     Research seminar I           1        1          -          -          5,6,7                    3,4,7             2       1,2,3         1,2       2,3
                                                                                               8,9



           Pediatric                                                             1,2,3,4,    1,2,4,        1,3,8,
PED605     occupational                 2        1          -          3                                                     2           1,2       1,2       2,3
           therapy I                                                             8,13,14       6,8         9,10


    ii.     Programme Courses (2nd semester)
          3. Faculty mandatory courses:

                                                      No of Hours/week                                     Programme ILOs
                Course         Credit
    Code                                                                                                                                 G
                     Title     hours
                                                     Lect.           Lab             Clin     K       P       I
                                                                                                                        F        T           S       C

              Exercise
   PT602                            3                  2                   2           -      5       10      9          2       1             2         1
              Physiology


          4. Department mandatory courses:

                                                     No of
                                                                                                      Programme ILOs
                                              Hours/week
                                 Credit
Code         Course Title
                                 hours                                                                                                             G
                                            Lect.     Lab       Clin             K                P                 I
                                                                                                                                     F       T       S        C

                                                                                             1,2,8,
PED603    Genetics                 1         1         -         -               4                                5,8,9              2       1,2     1,2      1,2
                                                                                              9,10

                                                                                                                  1,2,3,
          Pediatric Physical                                                   1,8,11,       1,5,7,
PED604                                       3         -         3                                            4,7,8,9,               2       1,2     1,2      1,2
          Therapy
                                   4                                           12,14        8,9,10,11
                                                                                                            10,11,12,13

          Clinical
PED606    Neuroanatomy &                                                       5,7,12       2,4,8,10               5,9               2       1,2     1,2      2,3
          Neurophysiology          2         2         -         -


   iii.     Department selective courses (Minimum 2 credit hours in 2nd semester and 6 credit
            hours in 3rd semester)


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                                            No of
                                                                                    Programme ILOs
                                      Hours/week
                           Credit
 Code    Course Title
                           hours                                                                               G
                                    Lect.    Lab    Clin          K          P            I
                                                                                                   F       T       S     C


         Pediatric
PED607                                        -      -          6,8,11    8,9,10      1,3,7,8,10   1,2     1       1     1
         rehabilitation
                             2       2



         Behavioral
PED608                       2       2        -      -      1,6,9,10        2,6        9,10,11     1,2     1,2     1,2   2,3
         Psychology




         Independent                                                       1,2,5,       2,3,6,
PED609                       2       2        -      -      11,12,14                               1,2     1,2     1,2   2,3
         study I                                                          6,8,9,10      7,8,9



PED610   Clinical
         biomechanics                                            4,13        4            1            2   1       1     1
         in pediatrics I     2       1        -      2


PED611   Speech
                             2       2        -      2      1,2,3,10       1,3,4       2,3,9,10    1,2     1,2     1,2   2,3
         science I

PED612   Special                                                1,6,10,
         education           1       1        -      -                      5,6         1,6,8      1,2     1,2     1,2   2,3
                                                                  11

PED613   Radiology           2       2        -      -          12,14        8            5            2   1       1     1

PED614   Hospital
                             2       2        -      -            11       9,10           9            2   1       1     1
         adminstration




 6- Programme Admission Requirements

        The applicant must hold a bachelor's degree in physical therapy from any egyptian
         universalities under the law regulating universities or other equivalent university with grade
         (good) at least in the general grade and (very good) in the specialization to be studied.
        Students obtained a diploma of specialization may admit if hold grade (good) at least in the
         general grade and (very good) in the specialization to be studied.
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   Student must have spent a period of training for at least a calendar year in the area of
    specialization he/she wants to join.
   Student must pass an exam for english language in accordance to the rules laid down by
    the College council.
                           Specialty courses for Academic Departments

   College council approved in June 8th 2004 and August 3rd 2004 that specialty courses for
    admission to master's degree in the various specializations are as follows:
    I-     Department of Basic Sciences of Physical Therapy
    Patient Observation                              Electotherapy and Hydrotherapy

    Therapeutic Exercises                            Tests and Measurements

    Soft tissue manipulation                         Rehabilitation

    II-    Department of Biomechanics
    Motion Study                                     Motion Analysis

    III-   Department of Physical Therapy for Cardiovascular / Respiratory Disorders &
           Geriatrics
    P.T. for Internal Medicine and geriatrics        Clinical training for Internal Medicine and
                                                     geriatrics

    P.T. for Chest, Heart Diseases and               Clinical     training   for   Chest,   Heart
    Intensive Care                                   Diseases and Intensive Care

    P.T. for Cardiothoracic surgery and Clinical                  training   for   Cardiothoracic
    Intensive Care                                   surgery and Intensive Care

    IV-    Department of Physical Therapy for Gynecology & Obstetrics
    P.T. for gynecology and obstetrics               Clinical training for gynecology and
                                                     obstetrics

    V-     Department of Physical Therapy for Musculo-Motor Disorders and Its Surgery
    P.T. for Traumatology, Orthopedics and           Clinical     training   for   Traumatology,
    its surgery                                      Orthopedics and its surgery

    VI-    Department of Physical Therapy for Surgery
    P.T. for surgery, burns and plastic Clinical training for surgery, burns and
    surgery                                          plastic surgery

    VII-   Department of Physical Therapy for Neuromuscular Disorders & Its Surgery

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       P.T. for Neurology and Neurosurgery              Clinical   training   for   Neurology    and
                                                        Neurosurgery

       VIII-   Department of Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in
               Children & Its Surgery
       P.T. for Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery        Clinical   Training   for   Pediatrics   and
                                                        Pediatric Surgery

      College council decided in June 8th 2004 to consider Orthotics and Prothotics course as
       one of the courses of specialty for Department of Physical Therapy for Musculo-Motor
       Disorders and Its Surgery; in case of studying in this department and P.T. for cardiothoracic
       surgery course as one of specialty for Department of Physical Therapy for Surgery; in case
       of studying in this department.
      The date of admission and registration of students is the date of approval by the competent
       vice president of the university as a commissioner of the graduate studies and research
       council.
      The college is entitled to impose supplementary courses to offset the preparatory year of
       master’s degree that the student should reimburse 500 pounds for each course with
       maximum of 2000 pounds with the exception of demonstrators from the payment of such
       fees.
7- Regulations for Progression and Programme Completion

      The student must pass all the prescribed courses (mandatory - elective) successfully.
      The student should prepare a plan of a scientific research in an innovative subject which is
       approved by the council of the department and approved by the graduate studies
       committee and college council, and approved by the competent management of the
       university within two years from the date he/she registered for postgraduate study in
       condition that he/she passed 14 credit hours at least (the college council decided on
       January 17th 2006 that these 14 credit hours which the student achieved include faculty
       requirement courses )
      The student must present a thesis to the discussion and governance committee that is
       constituted by the proposal of the department concerned and the approval of the college
       council and the competent authorities of the university after at least six months from
       registering the research plan.
      For a student to perform the practical part of the thesis in laboratories offered by the faculty,
       he/she should attend a specialized training program for a period ranging from one day (cost
       50 pounds ) to five days at most (cost 250 pounds ).



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       The enrollment of the student is to be null if he/she is not able to obtain a master’ degree
        within four years from the date of registration for graduate studies and the college council
        may license additional year after approval of the report submitted by the supervisor that is
        adopt by the competent authorities.
       The university grants the master’s degree in physical therapy upon approval by the college
        council according to the specialties of the various departments.


8- Evaluation of Programme Intended Learning Outcomes



        Method             Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOS) to be measured


1-Written exams          Knowledge and Understanding


2-Oral exams             Knowledge and Understanding, Intellectual Skills and
                         Communication Skills


3-MCQ                    Knowledge and Understanding, and Intellectual Skills


4-Practical exam         Professional and Practical Skills, Inter Personal and
                         Teamwork Skills and Self Management Skills


6-Applied exam           Professional and Practical Skills


9- Ways of programme evaluation

                    Evaluator                            Tool           Sample
1- Senior students                                    Focus group          20%

2- Alumni                                             Focus group          10%
3- Stakeholders ( Employers)                          Questionnair         28
4-External Evaluator(s)                                 Report
                                                          e                 1
5- Other



Program coordinator: Ass. Prof. Manal Salah
Signature:
Date: / /

Attachment: Course Specifications
Annex 1: Courses of the Master Degree (1st, 2nd and 3rd semesters)

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               Cairo University
          Faculty of Physical Therapy
Department of Physical Therapy for Growth and
Development Disorders in Children & Its Surgery

       Programme Specification

           Doctoral Degree




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University: Cairo

Faculty: Physical Therapy

Department: Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in Children & Its Surgery


                                 Program Specification

A- Basic Information

1- Program Title: Doctoral of Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in Children & Its
Surgery

2-Programme Type:      Single         √      Double             Multiple

Department (s): Physical Therapy for Growth and Development Disorders in Children & Its Surgery

Date of programme specifications approval: 30 / 3 / 2010



B- Professional Information

7- Programme over all aims
   1/1 To analyze and synthesize information gathered from assessment data and the clinical
       problem solving and detecting active and inactive problems.
   1/2 To design the proper physical therapy program to solve each problem active and inactive.
   1/3 To create different physical therapy procedures and methods for professional practice.
   1/4 To sense the appropriate skills to conduct follow up and write the discharge reports.
   1/5 To enable the student to develop critical thinking, the ability to make judgments and
       promotes implementation of evidence based practice.
   1/6 To participate effectively in inter-professional approaches to health care delivery.
   1/7 To have the ability to select the proper evaluation technique.
   1/8 To formulate a research question, the development of research design and the
       implementation of research process.
   1/9 To recognize the design of work and work place from physical science and appreciate the
       importance of work design depending on the capacity and capabilities of children.
8- Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)
2:1 Knowledge and understanding



K1: Identify the type of evaluation needed in the affection of different body system in children.

K2: Identify the different types of advanced evaluative procedures used in pediatrics.

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K3: Recognize advanced physical therapy modalities used in pediatrics.

K4: Explain different theories of motor learning techniques.

K5: Use his\her knowledge and understanding appropriately in a variety of practice context.

K6: Implement clinical practice based on research evidence.

K7: State health and social care philosophy and policy and its translation into ethical and
evidence based practice.

K8: Locate Issues of resource management, cost effectiveness, marketing and promotion of
the profession.



2:2 Intellectual Skills

I1: Be aware of contemporary health and safety legalization and integrate into physiotherapy practice.

I2: Making decisions, setting goals and constructing specific plans to achieve these, taking into account
relevant contextual factors.

I3: Interpret results depending on evidence base.

I4: Conduct appropriate activities skillfully and in accordance with best evidence based practice.

I5: Select opportunities to influence health and social policy and practice.

I6: Create the frame work of quality assurance mechanism within physical therapy practice.



2:3 Skills

2/3/1 Professional and Practical Skills

P1: Judge professional development in order to enhance competence to practice and maintain registered
professional status.

P2: Manage support staff effectively and efficiently (leadership).

P3: Select different therapeutic programs using updating knowledge.

P4: Respond to changes in a flexible manner.

P5: Operate with a suitable degree of self protection.

P6: Make professional judgment confidently.

P7: Value the scope of physiotherapy in a range of health care settings.

P8: Apply advanced physical therapy assessment techniques.




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2/3/2 General skills

2/3/2/1 Information Technology and Computer (ICT) skills:

F1: Use information technology and management systems sufficiently to maintain physical
therapy record.

F2: An ability to engage with technology, particularly the effective and efficient use of information and
communication technology.

2/3/2/2 Interpersonal and teamwork skills:

T1: Reflecting and modifying behavior in the light of experience and advice.

T2: Work effectively as a member of a team and participate constructively in groups.

2/3/2/3 Self Management Skills:

S1: Managing uncertainty, change and stress.

S2: Identify practical issues that provide opportunities for research.

S3: Make decisions based on ethical, moral and scientific principles.

2/3/2/4 Communication Skills

C1: Teaching presentation for individuals and groups.

C2: Working with others, negotiation, conciliation and development of partnerships



9- Academic Standards
   3/1 Graduate's Qualifications:

    1- Assume effectively the basics and approaches of scientific research.
    2- Continuous working to add knowledge in the field of pediatrics.
    3- Apply the analytical approach and criticize the knowledge in the field of pediatrics
       and other related fields.
    4- Combining specialized knowledge with relevant knowledge extracting and
       developing the inter-relation between them
    5- Show deep awareness with the current problems and modern theories in the field of
       pediatrics.
    6- Detect professional problems and create solutions to solve them.
    7- Assume wide range of professional skills in the field of pediatrics.
    8- Direct for development of new ways, instruments and modalities for professional
       practice.
    9- Use suitable technical modalities to serve professional practice.
    10- Communicate effectively and ability to lead the team work in different professional
       zones.
    11- Make decisions according to the available information.
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   12- Use available resources effectively and develop them to find new resources.
   13- Aware of his role to develop the society and preserving of population.
   14- Behave in attitude reflecting discipline, honesty, and commitment to professional
      standards.
   15- Make continuous self development, translation of knowledge and experience to
      others.

   3/2 General Standards:

        3/2/1 Knowledge and Understanding:



        By the end of this program the award holder must be aware of knowledge and
        understanding of:

   1- Understand theories, basics and recent knowledge in pediatric field and relevant
      fields.
   2- Understand basics, approaches, ethics of scientific research and its different tools.
   3- Know ethical and legal principles in professional practice in pediatric field.
   4- Know principles and basics of quality in professional practice in pediatric field.
   5- Understand related knowledge of professional practice on environment and ways of
      its development and preservation.

   3/2/2 Intellectual Skills:



        By the end of this program the award holder must be able to:

   1- Analyze and evaluate the information in pediatric field and use it in measurement
      and extraction from it.
   2- Solve specialized problems depending on the available information.
   3- Perform research studies that add to knowledge.
   4- Formulate scientific papers.
   5- Evaluate risks in professional practice.
   6- Plan to improve performance in pediatrics.
   7- Take professional decisions in different professional zones.
   8- Create and innovate.
   9- Make discussion and argument based on proof and documentations.

   3/2/3 Professional skills:

By the end of this program, the award holder must be able to:

   1-   Assume basic and recent professional skills in pediatrics.
   2-   Write and evaluate professional reports.
   3-   Evaluate and improve materials and methods in pediatrics.
   4-   Use high technology methods to serve professional practice.

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      5- Plan to improve professional practice and to develop other’s performance.

      3/2/4 General Skills:

By the end of this program, the award holder must be able to:

      1-    Communicate effectively using different types of communication.
      2-    Use information technology to serve improvement of professional practice.
      3-    Teach others and evaluate their performance.
      4-    Make self evaluation and continuous learning.
      5-    Use different sources to gain knowledge and information.
      6-    Work in a team and lead a team work.
      7-    Manage seminars and able to make time management.

10- External References for Standards (Benchmarks)


      -     Not present


11-       Programme Structure and Contents


f.    Programme duration:
     The programme is conducted in three semesters:

           7- First semester: for six months; starts in October 1st and ends in March 31st . Exams are
              conducted in April.
              -   In this semester the student studies two courses from the faculty requirements’ courses in
                  addition to other department mandatory courses.
              -   An application to enter the exam of this semester should be filled from March 1st to
                  March 15th .
              -   The student fills a form about the elective courses he/she wants to take in the second
                  semester from March 16th to March 30th .
           8- Second semester: for six months; starts in May 1st and ends in October 31st . Exams are
              conducted in November.
              -   In this semester the student studies the remaining courses of the faculty requirements in
                  addition to the remaining courses of the department mandatory courses in addition to
                  elective courses equivalent to two credit hours.
              -   An application to enter the exam of this semester should be filled from October 1st to
                  October 15th .
              -   The student fills a form about the elective courses he/she want to take in the third
                  semester from October 16th to October 30th .
           9- Third semester: for four months; starts from the first Saturday of December and ends in
              March 31st . Exams are conducted in April.
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              -    In this semester the student studies elective courses equivalent to 6 credit hours.
              -    An application to enter the exam of this semester should be filled from March 1st to
                   March 15th .
          10- Thesis: Its duration is equivalent to 30 credit hours.



g. Programme structure:
       Credit hours: 30 (minimum)                Mandatory Courses: 8                    Elective Courses: 6




       Semesters                             Courses                               Credit Hours          Percentage

 1st,2nd and 3rd              Basic Physical Therapy sciences                            3                   8.82%
 semesters                    Social sciences & Humanities
                              Medical sciences                                           4                  11.76%
                              Specialization sciences
                              Other sciences (computer,)                                 3                   8.83%
                              Field Training
                                                                                         16                  47.06%

 Total                                                                                   34
                                                                                          5                   100%
                                                                                                             14.71%
 i.     Programme Courses (1st semester )                                                 3                   8.82%
      5. Faculty mandatory courses:

                                                No of Hours/week                              Programme ILOs
                  Course       Credit
 Code                                                                                                                  G
                   Title       hours            Lect.    Lab           Clin        K      P      I
                                                                                                         F        T        S     C

PT                                 2
             Biochemistry                        2            -          -         5,7   1,4,7   1        2       1,3 1,3        2
700

PT                                 2
             Biophysics                          2            -          -         5,7   1,4,7 1,3        1       2        1,3   2
701

 6. Department mandatory courses:

                                                No of Hours/week                           Programme ILOs
                                       Credit
      Code         Course Title                                                                                        G
                                       hours    Lect.   Lab       Clin         K          P          I
                                                                                                              F    T       S     C

PED700 Advanced                          3       2       -         3          1,2,       3,4,    1,2,         1    2   1,2       2


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           evaluation and                                               3,8         6,7         3,4
           clinical
           management II


           Research                                                                          1,2,
PED702                                        2    -         -          6,7        1,3,5                    2       2       2     1,2
           seminar II               2                                                               3

                                                                                             1,2,
           Pediatric                                                   1,2,3,      1,3,
PED703 occupational                           2    -         3                               3,4,           1       2       2     2
           therapy                  2                                   5,6        4,6,8
                                                                                                    6




ii.   Programme Courses (2nd semester)
      5. Faculty mandatory courses:

                                         No of Hours/week                                Programme ILOs
           Course       Credit
Code                                                                                                                    G
            Title       hours           Lect.      Lab           Clin         K      P      I
                                                                                                        F       T           S     C

         Data
PT       processing
                            3             2            2           -      5,6,8     4,6    2,3          1,2     2           1,2   2
702      and
         analysis

      6. Department mandatory courses:

                                        No of Hours/week                             Programme ILOs
               Course    Credit
 Code                                                                                                                   G
                Title       hours       Lect.     Lab       Clin         K          P           I
                                                                                                            F   T           S     C

           Advanced                                                               1,2,3,
           Pediatric                                                   1,2,3,              1,2,3,
PED701                                   2         -         -                    4,6,                      1       2       2,3    2
           Physical             3                                       6,7,8               4,6
           Therapy                                                                 7,8


PED704 Orthotics                         2         -         2          3,5,8     3,4,      2,3             1       1        1     2
       and


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                    Prosthetics                                               6,8
                    in
                                   2
                    Pediatrics




  iii.       Department selective courses (Minimum 2 credit hours in 2nd semester and 6 credit
             hours in 3rd semester)

                                                 No of
                                                                                  Programme ILOs
                                             Hours/week
                                   Credit
 Code               Course Title
                                   hours                                                                   G
                                            Lect. Lab Clin          K         P         I
                                                                                               F     T         S     C

               Clinical                                                     3,5,
PED705 biomechanics in                 2     2      -         -    1,5               1,2,3,5   1     2         1,2   2
               pediatrics II                                                6,7,8


               Speech science
PED706                                 2     2      -         -   1,5,7      1,4      1,5      1,2 1,2         1     1,2
               II

               Independent
PED707                                 3     3      -         -   1,2,3      3,6      1,3      1,2   1         2,3 1,2
               study II

               Emotional
               aspects of
PED708                                 2     2      -         -    5,7       3,7     2,4,5     1     1,2       3     2
               physical
               disabilities

               Clinical                                                     1,3,6,
PED709 Neurophysiology                 1     -     2          -   1,4,5              1,3,5     1     2         2,3   2
               II                                                            7,8


               Pediatric
PED710                                 2     2      -         -   2,3,4,7   3,6,8    1,2,4,6 1,2     1         2,3 1,2
               Rehabilitation II




  6- Programme Admission Requirements

             The applicant must hold a master's degree in physical therapy in the specialty to be
              enrolled from a university under the Egyptian law or equivalent.

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      The date of admission and registration of students is the date of approval by the competent
       vice president of the university as a commissioner of the graduate studies and research
       council.
      Faculty is entitled to impose supplementary courses to offset the preparatory year of
       master’s degree that the student should reimburse 500 pounds for each course with
       maximum of 2000 pounds with the exception of assistant teachers from the payment of
       such fees.
7- Regulations for Progression and Programme Completion

      The student must pass all the prescribed courses (mandatory - elective) successfully.
      The student should prepare a plan of a scientific research in an innovative subject which is
       approved by the council of the department and approved by the graduate studies
       committee and faculty council, and approved by the competent management of the
       university within two years from the date he/she registered for postgraduate study in
       condition that he/she passed 18 credit hours at least (the faculty council decided on
       January 17th 2006 that these 18 credit hours which the student achieved include faculty
       requirement courses)
      The student must present a thesis to the discussion and governance committee that is
       constituted by the proposal of the department concerned and the approval of the faculty
       council and the competent authorities of the university after at least two years from
       registering the research plan.
      For a student to perform the practical part of the thesis in laboratories offered by the faculty,
       he/she should attend a specialized training program for a period ranging from one day (cost
       50 pounds ) to five days at most (cost 250 pounds).
      The enrollment of the student to be null if he/she is not able to obtain a doctorate degree
       within five years from the date of registration for graduate studies and the faculty council
       may license additional year after approval of the report submitted by the supervisor that is
       adopt by the competent authorities.
      The university grants the doctoral degree in physical therapy upon approval by the faculty
       council according to the specialties of the various departments.


8- Evaluation of Programme Intended Learning Outcomes



       Method                 Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOS) to be measured



1-Written exams        Knowledge and Understanding


                                                  33
                        Knowledge and Understanding, Intellectual Skills and Communication
2-Oral exams
                        Skills



3-MCQ                   Knowledge and Understanding, and Intellectual Skills



                        Professional and Practical Skills, Inter Personal and Teamwork Skills
4-Practical exam
                        and Self Management Skills



6-Applied exam          Professional and Practical Skills



9- Ways of programme evaluation


                     Evaluator                              Tool        Sample
1- Senior students                                     Focus group        20%

2- Alumni                                              Focus group        10%
3- Stakeholders (Employers)                            Questionnair        28
4-External Evaluator(s)                                  Report
                                                           e                1
5- Other

Program coordinator: Prof. Dr. Amira Mohamed Eltohamy

Signature:

Date:   /    /

Attachment: Course Specifications


Annex 1: Courses of the Doctoral Degree (1st, 2nd and 3rd semesters)




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