School of Rehabilitation Sciences:: The University of Jordan ::

Program Specifications

Bachelor of science in Orthotics and Prosthetics / Program Intended Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs):


1. Application of the knowledge in physical sciences, social sciences, health sciences, culture and natural sciences to prosthetics and orthotics professional-practice. [application of knowledge]

2. Demonstrate proficiency in communication skills with patients and other healthcare staff. [communication skills]

3. Apply the skills of managing health practice (i.e. prosthetics and orthotics) in different environments and for different patients. [managing professional practices]

4. Effective use of work-skills in a collaborative /professional environment. [group work]

5. Preference and demonstration of social/professional responsibility as well as ethical behaviors in different environments and scenarios. [ethical behaviors]

6. The ability to conduct appropriate examinations and evaluations of patients of all ages. [patient evaluation]

7. Creating constructive ways to use the appropriate equipment, materials, components and technologies in the building of prosthetics and orthotics devices. [efficiency in the use of materials].

8. Planning, developing and implementing treatment-plans appropriate for each patient according to the age and needs of the patient within a broad and continuous series of necessary health-care treatment-plans. [planning]

9. Demonstrate, in a systematic and effective manner, the ability to transfer knowledge when providing education to users, care-givers, other health professionals and the public. (knowledge transfer)

10. Demonstrate appropriate competencies in research and evidence-based practice. [evidence-based practice]

11. Demonstrate basic research skills [conduct a research]

12. Actively engage in lifelong learning activities. [continuous learning]