Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences

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The Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences is one of the youngest faculties at the University of Jordan, it was established in 1999, and it is involved in the provision of rehabilitation services for patients and community members. It started with three departments which are; Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Orthotics and Prosthetics. In 2003, a fourth department was added to the faculty which is the Hearing and Speech Sciences Department. The faculty offers Bachelor degrees in all these branches and a Master degree in speech and language pathologies. The load of teaching in each department is 4 years; the students have to pass 132 credit hours including theoretical, practical and clinical courses. The students will study specific subjects related mainly to their specialty in order to graduate with enough experience to become effective members in the professional field. Also, it offers a master program in speech and language pathologies where students spend at least two years finishing 39 credit hours that cover all the practical topics related to evaluating speech, language disorders, phonological, linguistic, neurological, and articulator disorders in addition to stuttering. As well as providing linguistic and articulator rehabilitation for those who have hearing loss and swallowing difficulties. Also, students can receive clinical training that reaches at least 300 clinical credit hours of practical training which is concluded by a comprehensive exam Master's in Speech-Language Pathology until 2010, graduated 234 students, of whom 199 of Jordanians (85%), and 35 of other nationalities (15%). Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences in figures: - The total number of faculty members is 37 - Number of Members in the Physiotherapy department is 10 - Number of Members in the Occupational Therapy department is 6 - Number of Members in the Speech and Hearing Sciences department is 13 - Number of Members in the Prosthetics and Orthotics department is 8 Number of dispatched members to continue higher education: - From the Physiotherapy department is 3 - From the Occupational Therapy department is 3 - From the Speech and Hearing Sciences department is 5 - From the Prosthetics and Orthotics department is 3 Number of graduate students Since the academic year 2002\2003 till the academic year 2013/204 there have been 1250 students who have graduated from the various majors of the faculty. Please see below. Physiotherapy department (academic year= number of graduates: • 2002/2003 = 48 • 2003/2004 =48 • 2004/2005=54 • 2005/2006=55 • 2006/2007=55 • 2007/2008 =62 • 2008/2009 =59 • 2009/2010 =60 • 2010/2011=54 • 2011/2012 =39 • 2012/2013 =60 • 2013/2014 =50 Occupational therapy department (academic year= number of graduates): • 2002/2003 = 16 • 2003/2004 =11 • 2004/2005=16 • 2005/2006=16 • 2006/2007=20 • 2007/2008 =13 • 2008/2009 =17 • 2009/2010 =18 • 2010/2011=14 • 2011/2012 =22 • 2012/2013 =26 • 2013/2014 =25 Hearing and Speech Sciences department (academic year= number of graduates): • 2006/2007=10 • 2007/2008 =8 • 2008/2009 =12 • 2009/2010 =4 • 2010/2011=15 • 2011/2012 =8 • 2012/2013 =14 • 2013/2014 =15 Orthotics and prosthetics department (academic year= number of graduates): • 2002/2003 = 11 • 2003/2004 = 9 • 2004/2005= 9 • 2005/2006= 12 • 2006/2007=22 • 2007/2008 =24 • 2008/2009 =23 • 2009/2010 =35 • 2010/2011=39 • 2011/2012 =37 • 2012/2013 =48 • 2013/2014 =42 Total number from all departments (academic year= number of graduates) • 2002/2003 = 70 • 2003/2004 = 68 • 2004/2005= 79 • 2005/2006= 83 • 2006/2007=107 • 2007/2008 =107 • 2008/2009 =111 • 2009/2010 =117 • 2010/2011=122 • 2011/2012 =106 • 2012/2013 =148 • 2013/2014 =132 There is a manufacture in the Department of orthotic and prosthetic for producing prosthetic devices and provision of medical assistance, this was first temporarily opened in the headquarters in (2007) and then transferred of 16/2/2011 to its permanent base at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences. Regarding the status of the phonetics Studies and Researches center Royal Decree was issued establishing the phonetics Studies and Researches center at the University of Jordan in 1987, was the opening of the center officially in 1990, including No. 9 treatment rooms for the bands, and the Chamber of audiology tests and 6 rooms management on an area of 480 m 2, and the estimated number of patients per year at 450 references, and works in the Centre 3 faculty members and 5 of the master degree holders.

Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences in figures:

- The number of faculty members total 25

- The number of full-time faculty 25

- The number of faculty members is 11 full-time

- The number of faculty members assigned to 15

There are in the Department of orthotic and prosthetic for the manufacture of engine prosthetic devices and medical assistance, where the operator was opened in temporary headquarters in (2007) and in the transfer of 16/2/2011 to its permanent base at the Faculty of Rehabilitation Sciences.

Regarding the status of the phonetics Studies and Researches center Royal Decree was issued establishing the phonetics Studies and Researches center at the University of Jordan in 1987, was the opening of the center officially in 1990, including No. 9 treatment rooms for the bands, and the Chamber of audiology tests and 6 rooms management on an area of ​​480 m 2, and the estimated number of patients per year at 450 references, and works in the Centre 3 faculty members and 5 of the master drive.

 


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