Department Strategy
7/30/2012 1:05 PM
Mission
Prosthetics are artificial extensions of the body. They are used to replace body parts that are missing from birth, lost through an injury or disease, or which require removal for medical purposes. Orthotics are orthopedic devices that control, guide, limit and/or immobilize joint or body segment; restrict movement in a given direction; assist some type of movement; reduce forces(weight bearing); aid fractures healing after the removal of a cast; correct the shape and/or function of the body, to provide easier movements or reduce pain.
Our mission is to provide Jordan and surrounding region with qualified orthotists and prosthetists who have the ability to evaluate individuals with various disabilities and provide them with adequate orthosis or prosthesis needed according to their clinical conditions. And to develop and encourage a core of innovative Orthotists and Prosthetists to intensively and exclusively focus on serving and developing the Orthotics and Prosthetics patients and field in Jordan and the nearby countries.
7/30/2012 1:12 PM
Vision
The vision of the department is to apply the criteria for accreditation of local and international, and start working in the clinic of the Orthotists and Prosthetists and receiving patients to provide proper medical service, in addition to participating in specialized scientific research to develop the Orthotists and Prosthetists.
7/30/2012 1:17 PM
Goals
The department aims to:
1. Providing a qualified and perfect staff clinically capable of needs of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the region of therapists from all fields of rehabilitation.
2. Supporting educational activities and research it and encouraged.
3. Providing professional services and specialized counseling for people with disabilities and supply the centers and institutions dealing with this consulting, research, educational and clinical services.
4. The developing the long-term professional relationships with national institutions, local and global relationship through educational exchanges and professional sharing of experiences and skills.
5. Updating the department's curricula to suit with the latest developments in Orthotists and Prosthetists and to benefit from the expertise of faculty members active in this area.
6. Appling basis and criteria for accreditation of local and international.
7. Starting working in the clinic of the department and receive patients to provide proper medical service.
8. Participating in specialized scientific research to develop tests and diagnostic methods and therapeutic.
9. Focusing on scientific research in the specialization and cooperation with institutions and centers of the relationship locally, regionally and globally.
10. Raising the level of interaction with the local community and provide the necessary services to community groups in the field of various disabilities.
11. Developing the technical work to complete the specialist staff through scholarship and courses.
12. Marketing the faculty programs at the local and Arabic regional.

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