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Dietetic

  1. Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition. Sharon Rady Rolfes, Kathryn Pinna, Ellie Whitney, Brooks Cole, Latest Edition.
  2. Krause's Food and the Nutrition Care Process - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, L. Kathleen Mahan, Janice L Raymond, Sylvia Escott-Stump, Latest Edition.
  3. Choose Your Foods: Exchange Lists for Diabetes. American Diabetes Association and American Dietetic Association, Latest Edition.
  4. Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care, by Sylvia Escott-Stump, Latest Edition.
  5. Gregoire Mary B. Foodservice Organizations A Managerial and Systems Approach, Pearson/Prentice Hall, Latest Edition.
  6. V.A. Vaclavik and E.W. Christian, Essentials of Food Science, Springer Science, New York, Latest Edition.
  7. Understanding Food: Principles and Preparation By Amy Brown. Wadsworth publishing, Latest Edition.
  8. Nikolaos Katsilambros,Charilaos Dimosthenopoulos,Meropi Kontogianni,Evangelia Manglara and Kallopi-Anna Poulia. Clinical Nutrition in Practice, Wiley-Blackwell, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
40%
​Topics:

(150 MCQs, 3 hours)​


10%
1. Fundamentals of Dietetics
10%2. Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

7%3. Nutrition Screening, Assessment and Counselling
13%4. Medical Nutrition Therapy

15%5. Food Science and Normal Nutrition
6%6. Principles of Food Preparation and Training
10%7. Menu Planning
5%8. Procurement and Materials Management


5%
​9. Food Production, Distribution and Facility Design

14%
10. ​Safety and Sanitation

5%​​11. Community Nutrition
100%              Total​​

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*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Clinical Chemistry

1.Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, Tietz, Latest Edition.

2.Biochemistry and Metabolism (Core Science and Clinical Cases in One Book) by Andrew Davison, Anna Milan, Suzannah Phillips, Lakshminarayan Ranganath, Latest Edition.

3.Clinical Biochemistry: An Illustrated Colour Text, Allan Gaw, Latest Edition.

4.Lecture Notes: Clinical Biochemistry, Geoffrey Becket, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


3%
1. Lab Safety
8%
2.  Quality Control

4%
3.  Method Selection

7%
4. Analytical Techniques and Instrumentation
27%
5. General Chemistry
10%
6. Special Chemistry
14%
7. Endocrinology
5%
8.  Enzymology
​3%
9.  Pregnancy and Prenatal Testing


​3%
10. Inborn errors of Metabolism and Newborn Screening


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​4%
11. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Toxicology

​5%
12.  Automation


​5%
13. Point of Care Testing

​1%
14. Molecular Diagnostics


​1%
15. Ethics

100%              Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Implant Dentistry


  1. Contemporary Implant Dentistry by Carl Misch, Latest Edition.
  2. Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry by Nicklaus Lang and Jan Lindhe, Latest Edition.   
  3. Immediate Loading by Tiziano Testori, Latest Edition.  
  4. Dental Implant Complications by Stuart Froum, Latest Edition. 

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100MCQs,2½hours)


6%
1. Dental Implant Rational, Types and Design
6%2. Medical Examination
6%3. Periodontal Consideration in Implant Therapy
6%4. Dental, Radiographic and Photographic Records
6%5. Diagnosis and Treat​ment Plan
7%6. Surgical Principles
9%7. Implant in the Posterior Region vs. Implant in the Esthetic Zone
7%8. Soft Tissue Reconstruction
7%9. Hard Tissue Reconstruction
7%10. Immediate vs. Delayed Implant
10%11. Prosthetic Options and Workflow
7%12. Biomechanics and Occlusion
4%13. Maintenance
12%14. Complications
100%              Total


​*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Haematology and Oncology

1.    Essential Haematology by Victor Hoffbrand, Latest Edition.

2.    Post Graduate Haematology by Victor Hoffbrand, Latest Edition.

3.    Williams Haematology by Kenneth Kaushansky and Marshall Lichtman, Latest Edition.

4.    Wintrobe's Clinical Haematology by John P. Greer and Daniel A. Arber, Latest Edition.

5.    Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Handbook for Clinicians by John R. Wingard  and Dennis A. Gastineau, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
​Topics:

 (100MCQs,2½hours)


4%1. Red Cell Disorders
4%2. Benign White Cell Disorders
4%3. Bone Marrow Failure Syndromes
12%
4. Hemostatic Disorders
8%5. Platelet Disorders
4%6. Thrombophilias
15%7. Myeloproliferative Disorders
15%8. Acute Leukemia
3%9. Myelodysplastic Syndromes
10%10. Lymphoproliferative Disorders (including plasma cell dyscrasias)
6%11.   Hematologic Emergencies and Complications
4%12. Chemotherapy
6%13. Transfusion Medicine
5%14. Bone Marrow Transplant and its Complications
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Rheumatology

1.      Klippel, John H. Primer on the Rheumatic Diseases. New York, NY: Springer, Latest Edition.


2.      Weisman, Michael H., Michael E. Weinblatt, and James S. Louie. Treatment of the Rheumatic Diseases: Companion to Kelley's Textbook of Rheumatology. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders, Latest Edition.


3.    Bijlsma, J. W. J. EULAR Textbook on Rheumatic Diseases. London: BMJ / EULAR, Latest Edition.


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


13%1. Regional Pain Syndromes
14%2. Rheumatoid Arthritis
10%3. Seronegative Spondyloarthropathies
8%4. Cartilage and Bone Diseases
8%5. Crystal Induced Arthropathies
8%6. Infectious and Related Arthrides
13%7. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Antiphospholipid Syndrome
14%8. Other Rheumatic and Connective Tissue Diseases
12%9. Vasculitides
100%Total


​*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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ENT


  1. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Charles W. Cummings , Latest Edition.
  2. Scott-Brown's Otolaryngology, Latest Edition.
  3. Essential Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery K.J.Lee, Latest Edition.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%

Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


23%1. Otology and Otoneurology
22%2. Rhinology
20%3. Pediatric ENT

10%4. Head and Neck
15%5. Laryngology
5%6. Audiology and Speech
5%7. Emergency

100%​Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​


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Neurology


  1. Neurology: A Queen Square Textbook by Charles Clarke, Latest Edition.
  2. The Oxford Textbooks in Clinical Neurology , Latest Edition.
  3. Textbook of Clinical Neurology-Christopher G. Goetz , Latest Edition.
  4. ​Adams and Victor's Principles of Neurology , Latest Edition.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


11%1. Cerebrovascular/Stroke/Vasculitis
8%2. Neuroinflamation/Demyelination
4%3. Neurophthalmology/Neuropsychiatry/Neuro-otology
5%4. Neoplasm/Paraneoplastic
10%5. Movement Disorders
9%6. Epilepsy/Sleep Disorders
10%7. Dementia/Acute Confusion
11%8. Headache/Pain Disorders
6%9. Motor Neurone Disease/Neuromuscular disorders/Myelopathy
6%10. Neuropathy/Myopathy
6%11. Genetic/Metabolic Disorders
11%12. Infection Related Disorders
3%13. Professionalism and Ethics
100%To​tal​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Endocrinology

  1. Becker, Kenneth L. Principles and Practice of Endocrinology and Metabolism. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
  2. Wass, John A.H. Oxford Textbook of Endocrinology and Diabetes. Oxford: Oxford UP, Latest Edition.
  3. Melmed, Shlomo, and Robert Hardin Williams. Williams Textbook of Endocrinology. Philadelphia: Elsevier, Saunders, Latest Edition.​​


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)​


30%1. Diabetes Mellitus
10%2. Obesity
10%3. Dyslipidemia
15%4. Thyroid
10%5. Hypothalamus and Pituitary
6%6. Adrenal
10%7. Parathyroid / Metabolic Bone Diseases
5%8. Reproductive Endocrinology
4%9. Inherited Endocrine Disorders
100%              Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Saudi Medical Licensing Exam

1. Kumar P and Clark M. Clinical Medicine. Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders, Latest Edition.

2. Becker J, Stucchi A. Essentials of Surgery. Saunders, Elsevier,Churchill Livingstone, UK, Latest Edition.

3. Bonita R, Beaglehole R, Kjellstrom T. Basic Epidemiology. World Health Organisation, Latest Edition.

4. Olsen Blake P, Benestad H. Research Methodology in the Medical and Biological Sciences. Academic Press, New York, USA, Latest Edition.

5. Rockall AG ,HatricK A, Armstrong P, Wastie M. Diagnostic Imaging. Wiley-Blackwell, UK, Latest Edition.

6. Oats J., Abraham S. Llewellyn-Jones, Fundamentals of Obstetrics and  Gynecology , Elsevier, Latest Edition.
7. Simon C, Van Dorp F, Everitt. Oxford Handbook of General Practice, OUP Oxford, Latest Edition.

8. Solomon L, Apley GA. Concise System of Orthopaedics and Fractures, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Latest Edition.

9. Stead L, Kaufman M, Yanofski J. First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship, McGraw-Hill Medical, Latest Edition.

10. Becker W, Naumann, Pfalz C. Ear, Nose, and Throat Diseases: A Pocket Reference, Thieme, Latest Edition.

11. Richard A Harper. Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Primary Care Residents, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Latest Edition.

12. Mackie RM. Clinical Dermatology: An Oxford Core Text, OUP Oxford, Latest Edition.

13. Lissauer T and Clayden G .Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. Elsevier, Mosby, UK, Latest Edition.

14. Paul L Marino. The ICU Book. Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.

15. Judith E. Tintinalli, J. Stephan Stapczynski, O.John Ma. Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, The American College of Emergency Physicians, Latest Edition.

16. Patrick J. Sullivan (Editor), Ottawa Anesthesia Primer. Echo Book Publishing, Latest Edition.

17. Bailey and Love`s Short Practice of Surgery, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
560
​Topics:
 (300 MCQs,6 hours)

3%
1.  Anaesthesia/Critical Care

5%
2.  Community Medicine
10%
3. Emergency Medicine
13%
4.  Family Medicine
13%
5.  Internal Medicine
13%
6.  General Surgery
13%
7. Obstetrics and Gynaecology
13%
8.  Pediatrics
4%
9. Psychiatry
3%
10. ENT
3%
11. Ophthalmology
3%
12.  Dermatology
4%
13​. Ethics and Research

100%
Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Urology

 1. Campbell-Walsh Urology, Latest Edition.


 2. Atlas of Urologic Surgery, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100MCQs,2½hours)


2%1. Anatomy
2%2. Clinical Decision Making
4%3. Basics of Urologic Surgery
5%4. Infections and Inflammations
3%5. Molecular and Cellular Biology
8%6. Reproductive and Sexual Function
5%7. Male Genitalia
2%8. Renal physiology and Pathophysiology
8%9. Upper Urinary Tract Obstruction and Trauma
8%10. Renal Failure and Transplantation
8%11. Urinary Lithiasis and Endourology
8%12. Neoplasm of the Upper Urinary Tract
2%13.The Adrenals
2%14. Urine Transport, Storage and Emptying
10%15. Benign and Malignant Bladder Disorders
10%16. Prostate
13%17. Pediatric Urology
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Emergency Medicine

 1. Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, 7th edition: by Judith E Tintinall, McGraw-Hill Professional
 
  2. Emergency Medicine Concepts and Clinical Practice, 6th Edition: by Peter Rosen
 
  3. Emergency Medicine: An Approach to Clinical Problem-Solving 2nd Edition, Glenn C. Hamilton
 
  4. Atlas of Emergency Medicine, 2nd Edition, by Kevin J. Knoop


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


7%
1. Toxicology

10%2. Resuscitation
3%3. Psychiatry
3%4. Obstetrics and Gyncology
5%5. Neurology
3%6. Environmental
7%7. Gastroenterology
5%8. Head, Neck, Oral and ENT
3%9. Ophthalmology  
10%10. Cardiovascular
5%11. Endocrine and Electrolytes
3%12. Hematology Oncology
10%13. Pediatrics
6%14. Respiratory
10%15. Trauma and Orthopedic
3%16. Infectious Disease
3%17. Genato-urinary
4%18. Others

100%​
​Total
​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Diagnostic Radiology


  1. Computed Body Tomography with MRI Correlation, J Lee et al, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
  2. Diagnostic and Surgical Imaging Anatomy: Brain, Head and Neck, Spine, Harnsberger et al, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
  3. Diagnostic Imaging: Brain, Osborn et al, Amirsys, Latest Edition.
  4. Fundamentals of  Diagnostic Radiology, Brant and Helms, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
  5. Primer of Diagnostic Imaging, Weissleder et al, Mosby, Latest Edition.
  6. Review of Radiologic Physics, Walter Huda, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
65%
Topics:

  (150 MCQs,3 hours)


11%
1. Gastrointestinal

10%2. Genitourinary

11%3. Neuro
5%4. Head and Neck
11%5. Musculoskeletal
11%6. Chest
5%7. Cardiovascular
13%8. Pediatrics
5%9. Interventional
5%10. Breast
4%11. Nuclear Medicine
5%12. Ultrasonography
4%13. Contrast and Safety
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Histopathology and Cytology


  1. Rosai & Dorman's, Surgical Pathology, 9th Edition.
  2. Robbins & Cotran, Pathologic Basis of Disease, 7th Edition.
  3. De May R M, The Art of Cytopathology, 2 volumes. 

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%

Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


50%1. Systemic Pathology
20%2. General Pathology
10%3. Case Studies
20%4. Cytopathology: Gyn. , Non-Gyn & FNA
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Endodontics


  1. Seltzer and Bender’s Dental Pulp, Edited by K.M. Hargreaves, H.E. Goodis and F.R. Tay. Quintessence Publishing, Latest Edition.
  2. Gutmann J L, Harrison J W. Surgical Endodontics. St Louis: Ishiyaku EuroAmerica, Latest Edition.
  3. Little J, Falace D, Miller C, Rhodus N. Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient.  Mosby Elsevier, Latest Edition.
  4. Ingle, J. I. and Backland, L. K. Endodontics. Baltimore, Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
  5.  Hargreaves, K.M., Cohen S, Berman L.H., Cohen’s Pathways of the Pulp.  Mosby Inc., Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100MCQs,2 ½hours)


15%1. Dental Pulp and Periapical Tissues
15%2. Endodontic Pain and Emergencies
20%3. Primary Endodontic Treatment Procedures
10%4. Endodontic Failures
10%5. Endodontic Surgeries
5%6. Trauma
5%7. Regenerative Procedures
5%8. Endo-Perio Lesions
5%9. Medically Compromised Patients
5%10. Endodontic Pharmacology
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Ophthalmology

1. Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC) Residency Print Set, by American Academy of Ophthalmology, Latest Edition.

2. Ocular Infections (Essentials in Ophthalmology) by Khalid Tabbara, Ahmed Mokhtar, Mohamed Abu El-Asrar, Moncef Khairallah, Latest Edition.

3. Kanski's Clinical Ophthalmology: A Systematic Approach by Brad Bowling, Latest Edition.

4. Ophthalmology: Expert Consult: Yanoff MD, Myron; Duker MD, Jay S. , Latest Edition.

5. Adler's Physiology of the Eye: Expert Consult by Leonard A Levin, Siv F. E. Nilsson, James Ver, Samuel Wu MD, Paul L. Kaufman, Albert Alm ,Latest Edition.

6. Duane's Clinical Ophthalmology by William Tasman, Edward A. Jaeger, Latest Edition.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
​Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


8%
1. General Medicine
5%2. Fundamentals and Principles
5%3. Optics, Refraction and Contact Lenses
5%4. Ophthalmic Pathology and Ocular Tumours
5%5. Neuro-ophthamology
15%6. Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
10%7. Orbit, Eyelids and Lacrimal System
12%8. Cornea, Lens and External Diseases
10%9. Intraocular Inflammation and Uveitis
8%10. Glaucoma
15%11. Retina and Vitreous

2%12. Ethics and Professionalism
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Obstetrics and Gynecology


  1. Williams Obstetrics, Cunningham et al, Appleton and Lange, Latest Edition.
  2. Clinical Gynecological Endocrinology and Infertility, Leon Speroff, Lippincott, Latest Edition.
  3. Perek and Novak Gynecology, Jonathan Perek, Lippincott, Latest Edition.
  4. Comprehensive Gynecology, Vern Katz et al, Mosby, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
Topics:

 (100MCQs,2 ½hours)


12%1. Menstrual Abnormalities
12%2. Reproductive Endocrinology
12%3. Antepartum Hemorrhage
12%4. Normal Pregnancy
5%5. Fibroids and Endometriosis
4%6. Vulvar and Vaginal Disorders
8%7. Cervical and Vulvar Cancer
5%8. Adnexal Masses and Ovarian Cancer
12%9. Medical Disorders with Pregnancy
4%10. Menopause and Related Diseases
4%11. Infertility
4%12. Contraceptives
3%13. Statistics and Epidemiology
3%14. Urogynecology
100%Total


​*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Community Medicine


  1. Last JM (Ed): A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 4th Edn. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000 [French, Chinese, Japanese, Farsi, Serbian, Russian, Slovakian translations published 2001-6] .
  2. Pencheon D, Guest C, Melzer D, Muir Gray JA, editors. Oxford Handbook of Public Health. Practice. First Edition, reprinted 2003. Oxford University Press, New York; 2003.
  3. Park K. Park's Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine. 18th ed. M/s Banarsidas Bhanot Publishers, India; 2005.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


15%1. Epidemiology
15%2. Preventive medicine
11%3. Biostatistics / research methods
5%4. Health care management
5%5. Health informatics
5%6. Health education & communication
5%7. Maternal & child health care
5%8. School health
4%9. Nutritio​n
4%10. Elderly health care
4%11. Mental health
4%12. Special nee​ds health care
4%13. Occupational health
4%14. Environmental health
4%15. International health
4%16. Primary Health Care principles
2%17. Community Medicine ethics

100%
​​Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Paediatrics


  1. Nelson's Textbook of Pediatrics, Kliegman et al., Saunders/Elsevier (Latest Edition).
  2. Rudolph's Fundamentals of Pediatrics, Rudolph et al., McGraw-Hill (Latest Edition).
  3. Principles and Practice of Pediatrics , Oski et al Lippincot (Latest Edition).
  4. WHO Health Programs, World Health Organization Website.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


7%1. Development , Cognition, Language and Learning
10%2. Gastroenterology, Growth  and Nutrition
3%3. Immunization
7%4. Emergency/Ingestion/Poisoning
6%5. Neonatal
4%6. Fluid and Electrolyte
4%7. Metabolic /Genetics / Dysmorphology
3%8. Food and Drug Allergy / Immunology
6%9. Infectious Diseases
4%10. Endocrine
5%11. Respiratory
5%12. Cardiovascular
5%13. Hematology/ Oncology
6%14. Renal / Genitourinary
5%15. Neurology
2%16. Rheumatology
3%17. Pediatrics Surgery
3%18. Dermatology
3%19. Ophthalmology/ENT
3%20. Behavioral Medicine/ Psychosocial
5%21. Critical Care
1%22. Others
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Saudi Dental Licensing Exam

1. Clinical Anatomy, R.S.Snell, Latest Edition.
2. Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry, John Yagiela, Frank Dowd, Bart Johnson and Angelo Mariotti, Mosby, Latest Edition.
3. Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Brad Neville, Douglas Damm, Carl Allen and Jerry Bouquot, Saunders, Latest Edition.
4. Ten Cate’s Oral Histology: Development, Structure and Function, Antonio Nanci, Mosby, Latest Edition.
5. Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation, Stuart White and Michael Pharoah, Mosby, Latest Edition.
6. Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent, Jeffrey Dean, David Avery and Ralph McDonald, Mosby, Latest Edition.
7. Little and Falace’s Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient, James W. Little, Donald A. Falace and Craig S. Miller, Elsevier Health Science div, Latest Edition.
8. An Introduction to Orthodontics, Laura Mitchell, Oxford University Press, Latest Edition.
9. Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology, Michael Newman, Henry Takei, Perry Klokkevold, Fermin Carranza, Saunders, Latest Edition.
10. Dentistry, Dental Practice and the Community, Brian Burt, Stephen Eklund, Saunders, Latest Edition.
11. Wheeler’s Dental Anatomy, Physiology and Occlusion, Stanley Nelson and Major Ash, Saunders, Latest Edition.
12. Sturdevant’s Art and Science of Operative Dentistry, Teodore Robertson, Harold Heymann and Edward Swift, Mosby, Latest Edition.
13. Pathways of the Pulp, Stephen Cohen and Kenneth Hargreaves, Mosby, Latest Edition.
14. Craig’s Restorative Dental Materials, Ronald Sakaguchi and John Powers, Mosby, Latest Edition.
15. Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, James Hupp, Myron Tucker and Edward Ellis III, Mosby, Latest Edition.
16. Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics, Stephen Rosenstiel, Martin Land and Junhei Fujimoto, Mosby, Latest Edition.
17. McCracken's removable partial Prosthodontics, Alan B Carry, Glen PmcGiveny and Daivid T Brown, Mosby, Latest Edition.
18. Textbook of Complete Dentures, Arthur Rahn, John Ivanhoe and Kevin Plummer, Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
19. Basic Guide to Infection Prevention and Control in Dentistry, Center for Disease Control, U.S.A, Latest Edition.
20. Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Healthcare Settings, Caroline L.  Pankhurst and Wilson A. Coulter, Wiley-Blackwell, Latest Edition.
21. Dentistry, Dental Practice, and the Community, Burt AB, Eklund SA. W. B. Saunders Company, Latest Edition.
22. Handbook of Local Anesthesia, Stanley F. Malamed Publisher, Elsevier Health Sciences, Latest Edition.
23. Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Al kaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Items
542
​Topics:

(300MCQs,6 hours)


4%
1.  Head and Neck Anatomy and Histology

8%
2.  Physiology/Biology/Development
5%
3. Dental Anatomy and Occlusion
5%
4.  Dental Public Health
5%
5. Infection Control/Patient Safety
4%
6.  Bioethics, Professionalism, Behavioral Science
8%
7.  Endodontics
10%
8.  Operative Dentistry
9%
9.  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
8%
10. Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences
​4%
11.  Special needs/Medically Compromised  Patients



​7%
12. Pediatric Dentistry


​7%
13. Periodontics

​8%
14.  Prosthodontics


​3%
15.  Orthodontics

​5%
16.  Local Anesthesia/Sedation

100%
Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Family Medicine

1. Kumar P and Clark M. Clinical Medicine. Edinburgh: Elsevier Saunders, Latest Edition.
2. Becker J, Stucchi A. Essentials of Surgery. Saunders, Elsevier,Churchill Livingstone, UK, Latest Edition.
3. Bonita R, Beaglehole R, Kjellstrom T. Basic Epidemiology. World Health Organisation, Latest Edition.
4. Olsen Blake P, Benestad H. Research Methodology in the Medical and Biological Sciences. Academic Press, New York, USA, Latest Edition.
5. Rockall AG ,HatricK A, Armstrong P, Wastie M. Diagnostic Imaging. Wiley-Blackwell, UK, Latest Edition.
6. Oats J., Abraham S. Llewellyn-Jones, Fundamentals of Obstetrics and  Gynecology , Elsevier, Latest Edition.
7. Simon C, Van Dorp F, Everitt. Oxford Handbook of General Practice, OUP Oxford, Latest Edition.
8. Solomon L, Apley GA. Concise System of Orthopaedics and Fractures, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Latest Edition.
9. Stead L, Kaufman M, Yanofski J. First Aid for the Psychiatry Clerkship, McGraw-Hill Medical, Latest Edition.
10. Becker W, Naumann, Pfalz C. Ear, Nose, and Throat Diseases: A Pocket Reference, Thieme, Latest Edition.
11. Richard A Harper. Basic Ophthalmology for Medical Students and Primary Care Residents, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Latest Edition.
12. Mackie RM. Clinical Dermatology: An Oxford Core Text, OUP Oxford, Latest Edition.
13. Lissauer T and Clayden G .Illustrated Textbook of Paediatrics. Elsevier, Mosby, UK, Latest Edition.
14. Paul L Marino. The ICU Book. Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
15. Judith E. Tintinalli, J. Stephan Stapczynski, O.John Ma. Tintinalli's Emergency Medicine: A Comprehensive Study Guide, The American College of Emergency Physicians, Latest Edition.
16. Patrick J. Sullivan (Editor), Ottawa Anesthesia Primer. Echo Book Publishing, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
65%Topics:

 (150 MCQs,3 hours) 


3%
1. Anaesthesia/Critical Care


5%
2. Community Medicine

10%
3. Emergency Medicine
13%
4. Family Medicine

13%
5. Internal Medicine

13%
6. General Surgery
13%
7. Obstetrics and Gynaecology

13%
8. Pediatrics
4%9. Psychiatry
3%10. ENT
3%
11. Ophthalmology

3%

12. Dermatology
​4%
13. Ethics and Research

100%To​tal​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

​..

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

1.      Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hupp, Ellis, and Tucker, Latest Edition, Mosby.

2.      Handbook of Local Anesthesia, Malamed, Latest Edition, Mosby.

3.      Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Fauci et al, Latest Edition, McGraw-Hill.

4.      Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol. 2, Ward-Booth, Schendel, Hausamen, Latest Edition, Elsevier.

5.      Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, Malamed, Latest Edition, Mosby.

6.      Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fonseca, Marciani, and Turvey, Latest Edition,WB Saunders.

7.      Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma, Foneseca el al, Latest Edition, Elsevier Canada.

8.      Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma, in 2 Volumes, Foneseca el al, Latest Edition, Saunders.​


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


17%1. Anesthesia and Pain Management
20%2. Trauma
8%3. Temporomandibular Joint
20%4. Dentoalveolar Surgery
4%5. Implant Surgery
6%6. Reconstruction
1%7. Cosmetic
15%8. Deformities and Orthognathic Surgery
5%9. Patient Education
4%10. Ethics
100%Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​


​..

Neurosurgery


  1. Principles of Neurosurgery. By Rengachary S. S. & Ellenbogen R.G. 2nd Edition, Elsevier Mosby.
  2. Handbook of Neurosurgery. By Mark S. Greenberg, 6th Edition, 2005, Thieme.
  3. Pediatric Neurosurgery. By Frim, D. M. & Gupta N. (Eds.) Landes Bioscience.
  4. Essential Neurosurgery By: Kaye, A. H. Blackwell Publishing. ..

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

​​Evaluation Item

 Category Description

 Sub-Category Relative Percentage

 Passing Score

(​Registrar)

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)​

 

APrinciples of Surgery

 

1. Fluids, Electrolytes and Acid-Base Balance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

60%

 

 

2. Nutrition

3. Shock

 

4. Surgical Bleeding and Blood Replacement

 

5. Surgical Infections and Antibiotics

6. Perioperative Management and Surgical Critical Care

7. Wounds and Wound Healing

8. Surgical Technique and Instrumentation

 

B. Basic Clinical Neuroscience

 

1. Gross Neuro-Anatomy

 

 

 

 

 

14%

2. Neuronal structure, Organization and Transmission

 

3. Neurovascular System

 

4. Sensory Systems

 

5. Consciousness and Higher Mental Functions

 

6. Cerebrospinal Fluid

 

C. Clinical Neurosurgery

 

 

1. Raised ICP, Cerebral Edema and Brain Herniation

69%

 

 

 

 

2. Hydrocephalus

 

3. Head Trauma

 

4. Cerebrovascular Disease

 

5. Intracranial Tumors

 

6. Neurosurgical Infections

 

7. Cranial Synostosis

 

8. Spinal Dysraphism

 

9. Degenerative Spinal Disease

 

10. Spinal Tumors

 

11. Spinal Trauma

12.Entrapment Neuropathis and Peripheral Nerve Injuries

 

13. Stereotactic Surgery and Radiosurgery

 

14. Trigeminal Neuralgia

 

15. Pain Management

 

16. Principles of Chemotherapy of Brain Tumors

 

17. Principles of Radiotherapy of Brain Tumors

 

18. Neurosurgical Techniques


                                      Total

100%


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Cardiothoracic Surgery


  1. Clinical Anatomy by Richard Snell ,7th Edition.
  2. Textbook of Medical Physiology by Guyton & Hall, 10th Edition.
  3. Lippincott's Pharmacology, 3rd Edition.
  4. Cardiac Surgery by Kirklin and Barratt-Boyes, 3rd Edition.
  5. Manual of Peri-Operative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery by Robert M. Bojar, 3rd Edition.
  6. Manual of Peri-Operative Care in Cardiac and Thoracic Surgery by Robert M. Bojar, 2nd Edition.
  7. Glenn's Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, 6th Edition.
  8. Dale Dubin's Rapid Interpretation of EKG's, 6thEdition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.



Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
​Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


10%1. Anatomy of the Thorax
10%2. Cardiac and Pulmonary Physiology
10%3. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Pharmacology
10%4. Ischemic Heart Disease

10%5. Valvular Heart Disease
10%6. Diseases of Lung and Mediastinum
5%7. Congenital Heart Disease
5%8. Interpretation of Common Lab Tests
5%9. Radiology of Thorax
5%10. Monitoring of Cardiac Patient
5%11. Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation
10%
12. Arrhythmias and Conduction Defects
5%13. Post-Operative Care of Cardiac Patient

100%Total

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

​..

Dental Surgery

    1.  Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hupp, Ellis, and Tucker, Latest Edition, Mosby.
    1.  Handbook of Local Anesthesia, Malamed, Latest Edition, Mosby.
    2.  Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, Fauci et al, Latest Edition, McGraw-Hill.
    3.  Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol. 2, Ward-Booth, Schendel, Hausamen, Latest Edition, Elsevier.
    4.  Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office, Malamed, Latest Edition, Mosby.
    5.  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Fonseca, Marciani, and Turvey, Latest Edition,WB Saunders.
    6.  Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma, Foneseca el al, Latest Edition, Elsevier Canada.
    7.  ​Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma, in 2 Volumes, Foneseca el al, Latest Edition, Saunders.​​​


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
​Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)​


15%1. Anesthesia and Pain Management
26%2. Trauma
8%3. Temporomandibular Joint
25%4. Dentoalveolar Surgery
6%5. Implant Surgery
4%6. Reconstruction
1%7. Cosmetic
6%8. Deformities and Orthognathic Surgery
5%9. Patient Education
4%10. Ethics
100%Total​​


​*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

​..

Plastic Surgery


  1. Plastic Surgery - by Stephen j. Mathes.
  2. Green's Operative Hand Surgery – David Green.
  3. Plastic and Reconstructive Breast Surgery – John Bostwick.
  4. Grabb's Encyclopedia of Flaps – BerishStrauch.
  5. Pediatric Plastic Surgery – Micheal L. Bentz.
  6. Lister's The hand Diagnosis and Indications – Paul Smith Priciples and Practice of Pediatric Plastic Surgery – Miccheal L. Bentz, Ronald M. Zoker .
  7. Microsurgical Reconstruction of the Head and Neck – Peter Neligan, Fu-chan Wei

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)​


34%1. General Plastic Surgery and Reconstructions
26%2. Hand and Extremity
14%3. Craniomaxillofacial and Pediatric Plastic
26%4. Aesthetic and Breast
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

​..

Vascular Surgery


  1. Rutherford's Vascular Surgery, 6th Edition.
  2. Current Therapy in Vascular Surgery, 4th Edition.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


21%1. Basic Vascular Knowledge
16%2. Aneurysmal Disease
28%3. Atherosclerotic Disease and Ischemia
3%4. Renovascular Disease
9%5. Neurovascular Disease
10%6. Venous and Lymphatics
6%7. AV Fistula and Access
7%8. Vascular Emergencies
100%To​tal
​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

​..

Orthodontics

1.       Contemporary Orthodontics (Latest Edition); William Proffit, Henry Fields, David Sarver. Publisher: Elsevier, St. Louis, USA. 

 

2.       Orthodontics, Current Principles and Techniques (Latest Edition); Lee Graber, Robert Vanarsdall, Katherine Vig. Publisher: Elsevier, St. Louis, USA.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
Topics:

  (100MCQs,2½hour)


12%1. Developing Dentofacial Problems (Interceptive orthodontics for Intra-arch problems)
11%2. Dentofacial Orthopedics (Interceptive orthodontics for inter-arch problems)
8%3. Major Dentofacial Abnormalities
9%4. Orthodontic Treatment Phases and Mechanotherapy
8%5. Contemporary Orthodontic Techniques
6%6. Occlusion and Temporomandibular Disorders
15%7. Interdisciplinary Care of Adult Patients
6%8. Principles of Appliance Design and Biomechanics
5%9. Photography, Radiology, Cephalometry and Record keeping
5%10. Dental Materials
8%11. Retention and Stability
3%12. ​Ethical and Professionalism
4%13. Patient Motivation
100%Total​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

​..

Intensive Care

1.  Hall, JB, Schmidt, GA, Wood, LD. Principles of Critical Care. USA : The McGraw-Hill Companies, Latest Edition.

2. Tierney McPhee Papadakis. Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, USA: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Latest Edition.

3.  Fauci, AS, Kasper, DF, Longo, DL, Braunwald, E, Hauser, SL, Jameson, JL,  Loscalzo, J. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine. USA:  The McGraw-Hill Companies, Latest Edition.

4.  Marino, PL. The ICU Book, Pennsylvania: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.

5.  Curtis, GT, Nelson, LT. ICU Recall, USA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
​Topics:

(100 MCQs,2½hours)


20%1. Ventilator and ARDS
20%2. Hemodynamic and Shock
5%3. Pharmacology and Medical Therapeutics
10%4. Cardiovascular Diseases

5%5. Pulmonary Diseases
10%6. Infectious Diseases
5%7. Nephrology, Electrolyte and ABG
10%8. Trauma
5%9. Neuro Critical Care
10%10. Surgical Critical ​Care, Gynecology and Others
100%              Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

​..

Orthopedic

1.       Surgical exposures in Orthopedics, Stanley Hoppenfeld, Piet DeBoer, Richard Buckley, latest edition, Wolters  kluwer, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins.
2.       Apley's system of Orthopedics and Fractures, Louis Solomon, David Jwarwick, Selvadurai Nayagam, latest edition, Arnold.
3.       Review of Orthopedics, Mark Miller, Mark Brinker, latest edition, W.B. Saunders Company.
4.       Rockwood and greens fractures in adult and in children, Robert W Bucholz, James D Heckman, Charles M Court-Brown and Paul Tornetta latest edition, Lippincott Company.
5.       Campbell's operative orthopedics, S. Terry Canale and James H, Beaty, latest edition, Mosby.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
​Topics:

 (100MCQs, 2½hours​)


8%1. Basic and Principles of Orthopedic
4%2. Infections
4%3. Metabolic Skeletal Disorders
25%4. Trauma
10%5. Pediatric Orthopedics
10%6. Spine
9%7. Orthopedic Sport Medicine
9%8. Reconstruction

9%
9. Arthroplasty
4%10. Hand
4%11. Foot and Ankle
4%12. Tumors
100%              Tot​al


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

​..

Psychiatry


  1. Kaplan and Sadock's Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, Latest Edition.

  2. New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry Edited by Michael Gelder, Nancy Andreasen, Juan Lopez-Ibor, and John Geddes, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
​Topics:

 (100 MCQs,2½hours)


10%1. Child Psychiatry
10%2. Adult Psychiatry/Psychosis
5%3. Adult Psychiatry/Depression
5%4. Adult Psychiatry/Bipolar
10%5. Adult Psychiatry/Anxiety
5%6. Adult Psychiatry/Others
5%7. Geriatric Psychiatry
10%8. Emergency Psychiatry
15%9. Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
5%10. Ethics in Psychiatry
15%11. Substance Related Disorders
5%12. Forensic Psychiatry
100%​Total
​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

​..

Forensic Medicine

1. Vincent J. DiMaio, Latest Edition.

2. Forensic Pathology of Trauma, Latest Edition.

3. Forensic Medicine Clinical and Pathological Aspect, Latest Edition.

4. Bernard knight, Latest Edition.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​


Passing ​Score
(Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%​
​Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


10%
1.Postmortem change
7%2. Wounds
8%3. Head injuries
10%4. Firearm injuries

7%5. Asphyxia
8%6. Identification
3%7. Drowning
2%8. Hyperthermia
2%​9. Hypothermia
4%​10. Burns
2%​11.Electrocution  
5%​12.Infanticide
5%​13. Sexual offences
3%​14. Serology
2%​15. Forensic autopsy
2%​16. Child abuse
5%​17. Forensic radiology
2%​18. Forensic anatomy
3%​19.Road traffic accident

10%​20.Miscellaneous (Fall from Height, Spinal Injuries, Sudden Unexpected Death, Wound complication, Pregnancy & Abortion, Diagnosis of Death, Starvation, Barotrauma, Exhumation, Malpractice)
100%              Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

​..

Sport Medicine


  1. Ackland, Elliot, Bloomfield. Applied Anatomy and Biomechanics in Sports; Human Kinetics
  2. Wilmore, Costill, Kenny. Physiology of Sport and Exercise; Human Kinetics
  3. Carol Oatis. Kinesiology: The Mechanics and Pathomechanics of Human Movement; Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
  4. Manore, Meyer, Thompson. Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance; Human Kinetics
  5. David Reid. Sports Injury Assessment and Rehabilitation; W.B. Saunders Company
  6. Robertson, Ward, Low, Reed. Electrotherapy Explained: Principles and Practice; Butterworth-Heinemann
  7. Cox. Sport Psychology: Concepts and Applications; McGraw-Hill
  8. Macdonald. Taping Techniques: Principles and Practice; Butterworth-Heinemann
  9. Buschbacher, Prahlow, Dave. Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation: A Sports Specific Approach; Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


13%1. Applied Anatomy
13%2. Exercise Physiology
12%3. Kinesiology
6%4. Electrotherapy
20%5. Advanced Sports Injury Assessment
18%6. Treatment for Sports Injuries
6%7. Medical Taping Techniques
6%8. Nutrition and Sports Performance
6%9. Sports Psychology
100%Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

​..

Internal Medicine


  1. Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, Fauci et al, McGraw-Hill, Latest Edition.
  2. Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine: From Symptom to Diagnosis, Siegenthaler, Thieme Medical Publishers, Latest Edition.
  3. Cecil Review of General Internal Medicine, Cooper and Pappas, Saunders/Elsevier, Latest Edition.
  4. Davidson’s Principles and Practices of Medicine, Churchill Livingstone, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
​​Topics:

(100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


12%1. Cardiovascular
12%2. Pulmonary Diseases
12%3. Gastrointestinal Diseases
13%4. Infectious Diseases
5%5. Hematology
4%6. Oncology
8%7. Nephrology
5%8. Rheumatology
12%9. Endocrinology
5%10. Neurology
4%11. Medical Therapeutic
5%12. Emergency Medicine
2%13. Psychiatry
1%14. Dermatology
100%              Total​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

​..

Gastroenterology


  1. Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease- 2 Volume Set: by Mark Feldman, Lawrence S. Friedman MD, and Lawrence J. Brandt MD, Latest Edition.
  2. Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review, by Stephen C. Hauser, Darrell S. Pardi, and John J. Poteruch, Latest Edition.
  3. Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: The Fundamentals by Peter B. Cotton, Christopher B. Williams, Robert H. Hawes, and Brian P. Saunders , Latest Edition.​
  4.  Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


10%1. Esophagus
15%
2. Stomach/Duodenum
10%3. Small Intestine
15%4. Colonic Diseases
8%5. Biliary Tract
25%6. Liver Diseases
10%7. Pancreas
7%8. Miscellaneous
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

​..

General Surgery


1.      Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, latest Edition.

2.      Schwartz Textbook of Surgery, latest Edition.

3.      Current Surgical Therapy by John L. Cameron, latest Edition.

4.      Bailey and Love`s Short Practice of Surgery, latest Edition.

5.      Rush Surgical Review, latest Edition.​


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


6%1. Fluid and Electrolytes
4%2. Shock
8%3.Sepsis and Surgical Infections
3%4. Perioperative Care
8%5.Trauma and Critical Care
8%6. Endocrine and Breast
14%7. Upper GI
14%8. Colorectal and Perianal
10%9. Hepato-biliary
8%10. Pancreas and Spleen
7%11. Hernia (all)
3%12. Vascular
4%13. Paediatrics
3%14. Skin and Soft Tissue
100%              Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

​..

Anaesthesia


 1.Clinical Anesthesiology: Morgan and Mikhail’s, Latest Edition.

2.Stoelting's Anaesthesia and Co-Existing Disease: Roberta L. Hines MD, Latest Edition.

3.Clinical Anaesthesia (Clinical Anesthesia (Barash) Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.

4.Anaesthesia, Ronald D. Miller (Churchill Livingstone), Latest Edition.

5.Essentials of Anesthesiology, Chung and Lam (W.B. Saunders Company), Latest Edition.

6.The ICU Book, Paul L. Marino (Williams and Wilkins), Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
Topics:
(100 MCQs,2½hours)

5%1. Airway
9%2. Respiratory and Thoracic
9%3. Cardiac and Vascular
8%4. Neurosurgical
6%5. Obstetrics
6%6. Neonatal and Pediatric
7%7. Liver and Kidney
7%8. ENT and Ophthalmology
9%9. Trauma and Burns
7%10. Peripheral Nerve Blocks and Epidural and Spinal
7%11. Critical Care Medicine
6%12. Acute and Chronic Pain
5%13. Endocrine
4%14. Orthopedic Surgery
5%15. Ethics and Medicolegal Issues
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Prosthodontics


1.Clinical Aspects of Dental Materials, Marcia Gladwin, Michael Bagby, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. Baltimore, Maryland, Latest Edition.

2.Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics, S.F Rosenstiel, M.F. Land, J. Fujimoto Mosby, Latest Edition.

3.Failure in the Restored Dentition, Management and Treatment, M.D. Wise. Quintessence Publishing Co. Ltd. London, Latest Edition.

4.Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics. H.T. Shillingburg, S. Hobo, LD.Whitsett, R. Jacobi, S.E Bracket. Quintessence Publishing, Chicago, Latest Edition.

5.Applied Occlusion. R. Wassel, A. Naru, J. Steele, F. Nohl. Quintessence Publishing London, Latest Edition.

6.Prosthodontic Treatment for Edentulous Patients. Complete Dentures and Implant-Supported Prostheses. Zarb and Hobrik, Latest Edition.

7.McCracken's Removable Partial Prosthodontics, Alan B. Carr, David T. Brow, Latest Edition.


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


20%1. Fixed Partial Dentures (FPD)
15%2. Removable Complete Dentures (CD)
10%3. Removable Partial Dentures
10%4. Occlusion
5%5. Team Approach
5%6. Endodontically Treated Teeth
10%7. Esthetic Considerations
5%8. Communication with Lab
10%9. Implant Prosthodontics
10%10. Dental Materials

100%Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Clinical Pathology

Hematology
  1. Wintrobe's Clinical Hematology, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 12th Edition, 2009
  2. WHO Classification of tumors of haematopoetic and lymphoid tissues. Swerdlow SH, Campo E, Harris NL, et al. IARC press. 2008. 4th Edition
  3. Dacie and Lewis: Practical Hematology. Lewis SM, Bain BJ, Bates I (Eds). 2006, 10th Ed
  4. Haemoglobinopathy Diagnosis. Barbara J. Bain. 2006. 2nd Ed
  5. William's Hematology. Lichtman LA, Beutler E, Kipps TJ, et al. 2007 The McGraw-Hill Companies. 7th Ed
  6. Modern Hematology. Biology and clinical management. 2007, 2nd ed. Munker R, Ed. Humana Press, New Jersey.

 Biochemistry
  1. Textbook of Biochecmistry, 7th Edition, Wiley
  2. Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine, 20th Edition
  3. Lippincott's illustrated reviews, 4th edition, 2008, Biochemistry, Williams and Wilkins
  4. Harper's Illustrated Biochemistry, 26th Edition, 2003, Murray RK, Granner Dk, Mayes PA, Rodwell VW., Lange Medical Books/McGraw-Hill

 Microbiology

  1. Microbiology: Principles and Application, 3rd Edition
  2. Medical Microbiology, Churchill Livingstone, 16th Edition, 2002
  3. Textbook of Microbiology. R Ananthanarayanan, CKJ Paniker. 7th Edition


 Bloodbank
 
  1.  AABB Technical Manual. Mark E. Brecher (Ed,) AABB, 2005
Molecular Pathology
 

  1. Molecular Diagnosis for Clinician Laboratorian. Coleman WB & Tsongalis GJ (Eds). Humana Press. 
  2. Clinical Pathology, 2007, Oxford U Press


 Immunology

  1. Robbins Basic Pathology. Kumar, Abbas, Fausto, Mitchell, 8th Edition, 2007
  2. Medical Immunology. PArslow TG, Stities DP, Terr Al, Imboden JB., McGraw-Hill, 2001
  3. Transplantation Immunology, methods and protocols. Hornick P, Rose M., 2006, Humana Press, New Jersey ..

​*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
​Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


30%1. Hematology
10%2. Blood Bank
26%3. Biochemistry
20%4. Microbiology
4%5. Molecular and Cytogenetics
10%6. Immunology and Serology
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Restorative Dentistry

  1. Sturdevan`s "Art of Science of Operative Dentistry", Latest Edition.
  2. Carel L. Davidson "Advances in Glass Ionomers Cement" , Latest Edition.
  3. Shillingberg "Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics" 3rd Edition.
  4. Philip "Science of Dental Materials" 10th Edition.
  5. Jean Francois " Adhesion the Silent Revolution in Dentistry", Latest Edition.
  6. Robert G. Craig "Restorative Dental Materials" , Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%

Topics:

 (70 MCQs, 2 hours)​


67%1. Clinical Therapeutic

21%2. Dental Materials
12%3. Diagnosis
100%Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Periodontics


  1. Newman, Michael G., Takei, Henry, Klokkevold, Perry, R., and Carranza, Fermin A. Carranza's Clinical Periodontology (Latest Edition).
  2. Rose, Louis F., Mealey, Brain, and Genco, Robert. Periodontics: Medicine, Surgery and Implants (Latest Edition).
  3. Little, James W., Miller, Craig, Rhodus, Nelson L., and Falace, Donald. Little and Falace's Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient (Latest Edition).
  4. Carl E. Misch. Contemporary Implant Dentistry (Latest Edition).

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100MCQs,2½hours)


15%1. Periodontal Diseases
5%2. Gingival Diseases
7%3. Nonsurgical Therapy
13%4. Surgical Therapy
4%5. Lasers
6%6. Pharmacology
10%7. Oral Implantology
5%8. Periodontal Disease and Systemic Health
10%9. Multidisciplinary Care
10%10. Oral Pathology
5%11. Dental Emergencies
10%12. Medically Compromised
100%Total​​​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Nephrology


  1. Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology: Text with CD-ROM: 3 edition 2007. John Feehally, Jurgen Floege, Richard J. Johnson.
  2. Primer on Kidney Diseases (Greenberg, Primer on Kidney) by Arthur Greenberg MD (Paperback - Feb 19, 2009).
  3. Handbook of Dialysis by John T. Daugirdas, Peter G. Blake, and Todd S. Ing (Paperback - Dec 1, 2006.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


10%1. Chronic Kidney Disease
10%2. Glomerular/Vascular Disorders
6%3. Kidney Transplantation
6%4. Hypertension
10%5. Sodium/Water
10%6. Acid-Base/Potassium
10%7. Clinical Pharmacology and Miscellaneous
10%8. Tubular/Interstitial and Cystic Disorders
6%9. Mineral Metabolism and Kidney Stone
6%10. Acute Renal Failure/ICU Nephrology
6%11. Pediatric Nephrology
10%12. Dialysis
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Cardiology


  1. Braunwald's Heart Disease: A Textbook of Cardiovascular Medicine, 8th Edition.
  2. Hurst's the Heart, 12th Edition.
  3. Mayo Clinic Cardiology: Concise Textbook, 3rd Edition.
  4. Adult Clinical Cardiology Self-Assessment Program - ACCSAP VII - American College of Cardiology.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


17%1. Coronary Artery Disease
17%2. Cardiac Failure
17%3. Valve Disease
17%4. Arrhythmias
9%5. Congenital Heart Disease
9%6. The Heart in Systemic Disease
6%7. Pericardial Disease
4%8. Infective Endocarditis
4%9. The Cardiomyopathies
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Pulmonary Medicine


  1. Robert J Mason. Murray and Nadel’s Text Book of Respiratory Medicine, Saunders; Fifth Edition, Latest Edition.
  2. McPhee, Papadakis. Current Medical Diagnosis and Treatment, USA: The McGraw-Hill Education; Latest Edition.
  3. Longo, DL,  Fauci, AS, Kasper, DF, Hauser, SL, Jameson, JL, Loscalzo, J. HARRISON’S Principles of Internal Medicine. USA: The McGraw-Hill companies; Latest Edition.
  4. Fishman's Pulmonary Diseases and Disorders, Latest Edition.​​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
​Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


15%1. Infiltrative Lung Disease
20%2. Airway
20%3. Infection

10%4. Pulmonary Vascular
10%5.Cancer
10%6. Pleural Diseases/ Chest Wall
10%7. Sleep/ Neuromuscular
5%8. Intensive Care

100%              Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Dermatology


  1. Dermatology, Bolognia J, Jorizzo J, Rapini R.
  2. Rook's Textbook of Dermatology by D. A. Burns (Editor), S. M. Breathnach (Editor), Neil Cox (Editor), Christopher E. Griffiths (Editor).
  3. Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine (2 Volumes) by Klaus Wolff, Lowell Goldsmith, Stephen Katz, and Barbara Gilchrest.
  4. Lever's Histopathology of the Skin by David E Elder, Rosalie Elenitsas, Bernett L Johnson, and George F Murphy.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​


Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)

Relative PercentageContent​Evaluation Item
60%

​Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


6%1. Basic Science
9%2. Pruritus and Papulosqamous Dermatosis
10%3. Urticaria, Erythemas and Purpuras
7%4. Vesiculobullous Diseases
9%5. Adnexal, Hair, Nail and Mucous Membrane Diseases
10%6. Metabolic, Rheumatologic and Ssystemic Diseases
7%7. Genodermatoses and Pigmentary Disorders
8%8. Infections, Infestations and Bites
2%9. Disorders due to Physical Agents
6%10. Disorders of Langerhans Cells and Macrophages
6%11. Disorders of Dermal CT and Subcutaneous Fat
6%12. Vascular Disorders and Neoplasm of the Skin
8%13. Dermatological Therapy
6%14. Dermatological Surgery and Cosmetology
100%Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Pedodontics


  1. The Hand Book of Pediatric Dentistry, Third edition, Arthur Nowak and Paul Casamassimo.
  2. Pinkham. Casamassimo. Field. McTigue. Nowak , Pediatric Dentistry Infancy through Adolescence, Fourth Edition
  3. McDonald. Avery. Dean, Dentistry for the Child and Adolescent, Eighth Edition.
  4. Richerd Welbury, Pediatric Dentistry, Second Edition .
  5. The Reference Manual of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 2007-2008.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


17%1. Dental Development and Anomalies
5%2. Prevention
10%3. Local Anesthesia and Sedation
20%4. Restorative Dentistry and Dental Material
13%5. Special Care for Special Patients
15%6. Trauma
10%7. Behaviour
10%
8. Orthodontics and Space Management Habits
100%              Total


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Microbiology


  1. Manual of Clinical Microbiology by Patrick R.Murray.
  2. Robbins & Cotran, Pathologic Basis of Disease, 7th Edition.
  3. De May R M, The Art of Cytopathology, 2 volumes.
  4. Laboratory Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases by Paul G. Engelkirk, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 2008.
  5. Medical Microbiology by Patrick-R Murray - Fifth Edition. Elesevier Mosby. 2005

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing 
Score
(​Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
55%
​Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


39%1. Bacteriology
21%2. Virology

14%3. Mycology
14%4. Parasitology
6%5. Infectious Disease
6%6. Immunology / Serology
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each ca​tegory.

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Orthotics and Prosthetics

  1. Barbara Engstrom and Catherine van de ven, Therapy for Amputee , 3rd Edition
  2. Jenkins, Hollinshead's Functional Anatomy of the Limbs and Back, 7th Edition
  3. Joel A. Delisa, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Principles and Practice, 4th Edition
  4. Lippert, Clinical Kinesiology and Anatomy, 2006
  5. Michaille M.Lusardi, Caroline C.Nielsen, Orthotics and Prosthetics in Rehabilitation
  6. O’Sullivan ,Schmitz, Physical Rehabilitation: Assessment and Treatment, 2007
  7. Randall.L.braddom, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 3rd Edition,​​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


3%1. Assessment and Examination
13%2. Functional Anatomy
13%3. Kinesiology and Biomechanics
24%4. Lower Limb Amputations and Prosthetics
19%5. Lower Limb Orthotics
7%6. Spinal Orthotics
11%7. Upper Limb Amputations and Prosthetics
10%8. Upper Limb Orthotics
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Radiography

1. Bontrager, K. L., and Lampignano, J. P. Textbook of radiographic positioning and related anatomy, (Latest Edition).

2. Catherine Westbrook and Carolyn Kaut Roth.MRI in Practice, (Latest Edition).

3. Lois Romans. Computed Tomography for Technologists: A Comprehensive Text, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, (Latest Edition).

4. Paul E. Christian. Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT Technology and Techniques. Mosby, Elsevier (Latest Edition).

5. Graham D.T., Cloke P. and Vosper M. Principles and Applications of Radiological Physics. Churchill Livingstone, (Latest Edition).

6. Bontrager, K. L., and Lampignano, J. P. Textbook of radiographic positioning and related anatomy. Mosby, Elsevier Science, (Latest Edition).

7. Diagnostic Ultrasound: Physics and Equipment (Cambridge Medicine) by Peter R. Hoskins , Kevin Martin , Abigail Thrush (Editors),  (Latest Edition).

8. R. Ehrlich. Patient Care in Radiography, With an Introduction to Medical Imaging. Mosby,(Latest Edition).

9. Terri L. Fauber. Radiographic Imaging and Exposure. Elsevier, (Latest Edition).

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
​Topics:

(150 MCQs,3 hours)​ 


12%1. General Anatomy, Physiology and Rad. Anatomy
10%2. Radiation Physics and Protection
10%3. Patient Care and Ethics
5%4. Image Recording and Evaluation
15%5. General Radiographic Technique
8%6. Contrast Media Examinations
10%7.Ultrasonography
10%8. Computerized Tomography (CT scan)
10%9. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
10%10. Nuclear Medicine (NM)
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.


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Dental Lab Technologist

  1. Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics by: Sumiya Hobo, Lowell D. Whitsett, Richard Jacobi, Susan E. Brackett Creator: Herbert T. Shillingburg Publisher: Quintessence Publishing (IL), Latest Edition.
  2. McCracken's Removable Partial Prosthodontics (10th Edition) by Glen P. McGivney, Alan B. Carr, William L. McCracken ISBN: 0323006787 Publisher: Mosby-Year Book.
  3. Phillips' Science of Dental Materials (11th Edition) by By Kenneth J Anusavice, DMD, PhD, ISBN: 0721693873 Publisher: WB Saunders.
  4. Dental Anatomy : Its Relevance to Dentistry (Sixth Edition) by J B Woelfel & Sheid ISBN 068330044x Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.
  5. Complete Dentures: From Planning to Problem Solving by P. Finbarr Allen, Scan McCarthy, ISBN: 1850970645 Publisher: Quintessence, Latest Edition.
  6. Orthodontics: Current Principles and Techniques by T M Graber & R L Vanarsdall, ISBN 0815193637 Publisher: Mosby, Latest Edition.
  7. Basic Infection Control for Healthcare Providers [ILLUSTRATED], by Michael Kennamer. Delmar Thomson learning, Inc. Latest Edition. 

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
​Topics:

 (70 MCQs, 2 hours)​


7%1. Business Procedure
14%2. Complete Denture Prosthetic
7%3. Dental lab Procedures
7%4. Dental Anatomy
7%5. Dental Ceramic
7%6. Dental Materials
7%7. Infection Control
7%8. Laboratory Procedure
7%9. Orthodontics
6%10. Prosthodontics
12%11. Removable Partial Denture
6%12. Tooth Formation
6%13. Tooth Restoration
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to​ +/-3% in each category.​

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Lab Technologist

  1. Laboratory Practice in Tropical Countries, Monica Cheesbrough (latest Edition)
  2. Manual on Standard Operation Procedures, Sample Collection and Reference Ranges for Clinical Chemistry, Meliyanthi M. Gunatillaka (latest Edition)
  3. Clinical Immunology and Serology, Christine Dorresteyn Stevens (latest Edition)
  4. ​Molecular Cell Biology, Harvey Lodish (latest Edition)​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
​Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2½ hours)


8%1. Safety, Quality Control and Ethics
15%2. Bacteriology
5%3. Virology
5%4. Mycology
5%5. Immunology
5%6. Parasitology
14%7. Hematology
10%8. Blood Bank
17%9. Biochemistry
5%10. Hormones
4%11. Urinalysis
7%12. Genetics
100%              Total​​

 

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may ​differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Saudi Nursing Licensing Exam

1. Leda M. McKenry, Tessier, and Mary Ann Hogan. Mosby's Pharmacology in Nursing, Mosby Publishers, Latest Edition.
2. Dudek, SG, Nutrition Essentials for Nursing Practice; Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
3. ANA Code of Ethics, Latest Edition.
4. SCFHS: Ethics for Health Professional Booklet, Latest Edition.
5. Berman, A and Snyder, S. Kozier and Erb’s Fundamentals of Nursing Concepts, Process and Practice, USA: Pearson International, Latest Edition. 
6. Pamela Lynn and, Marilee LeBon, Skill Checklists for Taylor's Clinical Nursing Skills: A Nursing Process Approach, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
7. Jarvis, C. Physical Examination and Health Assessment, St. Louis, Missouri, Saunders Elsevier, Latest Edition.
8. Day, R. A., Paul, P., Williams, B., Smeltzer, S. C., and Bare, Brunner and Suddarth’s Canadian textbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing, Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.
9. Murray, S., McKinney, E. Foundation of Maternal- Newborn Nursing, Missouri: Saunders Elsevier, Latest Edition.
10. Wong, D.L., and Hockenberry, M.J, Wong’s Nursing Care of Infants and Children, Philadelphia: Mosby, Latest Edition.
11. Sole, ML. Klein, DG. Moseley, MJ, Introduction to Critical Care Nursing, St. Louis, Saunders (Elsevier), Latest Edition.
12. Townsend, C.M., Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, F. A. Davis Company, United States of America, Latest Edition.
13. Allender, Judith A. and  Rector,  Cherie ,Community Health Nursing Promoting and Protecting The Public Health, Lippincott: New York, Latest Edition.
14. Tomey, M. Guide to Nursing Management and Leadership, St. Louis: Mosby, Inc., Latest Edition.
15. Polit, D and Beck, Essentials of Nursing Research: Appraising Evidence for Nursing Research, Lippincott  Macha, K and McDonough, J, Latest Edition.

​*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
500
Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)


10%
1. Fundamentals of Nursing
14%
2. Medical Nursing
14%
3. Surgical Nursing
8%
4.  Maternity/Midwifery
8%
5.  Pediatric Nursing
10%

6. Critical Care Nursing
​8%
7. Psychiatric/Mental Health

​10%
8.  Community Health

​10%
9.  Leadership and Management

​8%
10.  Research and Epidemiology

100%Total​​


​*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Dental Hygiene

1. Clinical Textbook of Dental Hygiene and Therapy.  Robert Ireland

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageCont​entEvaluation Item
50%
​Topics:
(70 MCQs, 2 hours)

6%1. Anatomy and Physiology
2%2. Anesthesia and Sedation
3%3. Bleaching
3%4. Business Procedure
4%5. Clinical Examination                
4%6. Dental Materials
4%7. Dental Radiography
4%8. Emergency Care
2%9. Ethics
12%10. Infection Control
7%11. Oral Biology
11%12. Oral Pathology and Microbiology
3%13. Oral Surgery
3%14. Orthodontics
11%15. Periodontology
4%16. Pharmacology
11%17. Preventive Dentistry
3%18. Prosthodontics
3%19. Restorative Dentistry
100%Total​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Pharmacy

1.    Remington “The Science and Practice of Pharmacy’’ Beringer, Paul et al, Latest Edition.

2.     Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach, Latest Edition.

3.       Ministry of Health  Rules and Regulations:

http://www.moh.gov.sa/endepts/HealthCenters/Pages/Rules.aspx

4.       Saudi Food and Drug Authority Regulations and Guidelines:  http://www.sfda.gov.sa/en/drug/drug_reg/Pages/drug_reg.aspx

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
​Topics:

(150 MCQs,3 hours)


5%1. Toxicology
5%2. Pregnancy and Lactation
5%3. Pediatrics
5%4. Geriatrics
15%5. Pharmacy Calculation and Compounding
5%6. Pharmacokinetics
35%7. Pharmaceutical Care and Disease State Management
5%8. Medication Safety
10%9. Over the Counter Medication
10%10. Pharmacy Law and Ethics
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Physical Therapy

  1. Muscle: Testing and Function with Posture and Pain. 5th Edition, Florence Peterson, 2005.
  2. Clayton`s Electro Therapy, Theory and Practice, Angela Forster, 9th Edition 1999.
  3. Tidy`s Physiotherapy, 13th Edition.
  4. Physical Rehabilitation, Assessment and Treatment, 3rd Edition, Susan B.Q., Sullivan, 1994.
  5. Tide`s Physical Therapy, Ann Thomason, 12th Edition.  

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvalu​ation Item
55%
Topics:

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)


40%I. Basic Knowledge
40%

A. Medical Knowledge

1. Anatomy

2. Physiology

3. Path physiology

60%

B. PT Knowledge

1. Electrotherapy

2. Kinesiology

3. Hydrotherapy

4. Biomechanics

5. Therapeutic Exercises

6. Massage

60%II. Applied Knowledge
40%A. Orthopedics
30%B. Neurology & Pediatrics
30%C. Cardiolopulmonary & Geriatrics
100%Total​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Occupational Therapy

  1. Occupational Therapy for Children, Case-Smith, 5th Edition.
  2. Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, Cooper.
  3. Occupational Therapy and Stroke, Edmans et al.
  4. Group Work in Occupational Therapy, Finlay.
  5. Yong Children with Special Needs, Hooper & Umansky, 5th Edition.
  6. Handbook of Developmental Disabilities. Kurtz, Dowrick, Levy & Batshaw.
  7. Treatment of Cerebral, Palsy, Levitt, 5th Edition
  8. Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction, Trombly & Radomsky, 4th Edition.
  9. Perception, and Cognition, Zoltan Vision, 4th Edition.
  10. Lifespan Development,Boyd and Bee
  11. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Randall.L.braddom, 3rd Edition.
  12. Hollinshead's Functional Anatomy of the Limbs and Back, Jenkins,7th Edition. 

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageCon​tentEvaluation Item
55%
​​Topics:

 (70 MCQs, 2 hours)


10%1. Assessment and Examination

7%2. Functional Anatomy, Physiology and Biomechanics
28.5%3. Neurology
28.5%4. Pediatrics
15%5. Psychiatric Disorders, Mental Health and Aging
4%6. Hand Rehabilitation
7%7. Intervent​ion
100%​​Total​​

  

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Psychology (Arabic)

1. الزهراني، سعيد سعد. المؤشرات العيادية لمقياس وكسلر لذكاء الراشدين في مجال تقييم القدرات العقلية والفحـص النـفـسـي العـصـبـي. كرسي سابك لأبحاث وتطبيقات الصحة النفسية. كلية الطب، جامعة الملك سعود. الرياض: مطابع جامعة الملك سعود. الاصدار الأخير.

2. المحارب، ناصر. المرشد في العلاج الاستعرافي السلوكي. الزهراء: الرياض. الاصدار الأخير.

3. إبراهيم، عبد الستار، الدخيل، عبد العزيز، إبراهيم، رضوان. العلاج السلوكي للطفل والمراهق. الرياض: دار العلوم. الاصدار الأخير.

4. العنزي، فلاح محروت. فنيات المقابلة في مهن المساعدة. جامعة تبوك. الاصدار الأخير.

5. بارلو، ديفيد. مرجع اكلينيكي في الاضطرابات النفسية. ترجمة صفوت فرج. القاهرة: الأنغلو المصرية. الاصدار الأخير.

6. الخميس، خالد عبد الله. كيمياء السلوك والوراثة النفسية. الرياض: زدني. الاصدار الأخير.

7. ربيع، محمد شحاتة.  تاريخ علم النفس ومدارسه. القاهرة: دار غريب. الاصدار الأخير.

8. علوان، فادية. مقدمة في علم النفس الارتقائي. القاهرة: الدار العربية للكتاب. الاصدار الأخير.

9. العنزي، فلاح محروت. علم النفس الاجتماعي. الرياض: مطابع التقنية. الاصدار الأخير.

10. ستيرنبيرغ، روبرت جي و كارن ستيرنبيرغ. علم النفس المعرفي. ترجمة هشام حنفي العسلي. الرياض: مطابع جامعة الملك سعود. الاصدار الأخير.

11. أورمرود، جين أليس. التعلم الإنساني. ترجمة فاضل محمود خشاوي، مفيد نجيب حواشين، و نبيلة نمر دودين. عمان: دار الفكر. الاصدار الأخير.

12. ترول، تيموثي. علم النفس الإكلينيكي. ترجمة، فوزي شاكر داود و حنان زين الدين. عمان: دار الشروق. الاصدار الأخير.

13. الكيلاني، عبد الله زيد و الشرفين، نضال كمال. مدخل إلى البحث في العلوم التربوية والاجتماعية. عمان: دار المسيرة. الاصدار الأخير.

14. عماد عبد الرحيم الزغول وعلي فالح الهنداوي  ، مدخل الى علم النفس، دار الكتاب الجامعي. الاصدار الأخير.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item

 45%

 

Topics:

 (150 MCQs,3 hours) 


18%1. Psychological Assessment and Testing
18%2. Psychotherapy and Interviewing Skills
10%3. Psychopathology and Diagnosis
6%4. Biological Psychology
6%5. Schools and Theories of Psychology
10%6. Developmental and Social Psychology
10%7.Cognitive Psychology
10%8. Learning Principles
6%9. Professional Practice
6%10. Research Methods
100%Tot​al​​

​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Optometry

1.   Bennet and Rabbett’s Clinical Visual Optics (4th Edition) by Ronald B. Rabbetts

2.       Contact Lenses in Ophthalmic Practice (1st Edition) by Mark J. Mannis, Karla Zadnik, Cleusa Coral-Ghanem and Newton Kara-Jose.

3.       Essentials of Low Vision Practice (1st Edition) by Richard L. Brilliant.

4.       Theodore Grosvenor. Primary Care Optometry, 5th edition.

5.       Kanski. Clinical Ophthalmology. A Systematic Approach, 4th edition.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.



Passing ScoreRelative PercentageCon​tentEvaluation Item
45%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


5%1. Geometric Optics
5%2. Clinical Visual Optics
5%3. Basic Ocular Anatomy and Physiology
10%4. ​Binocular Vision
20%5. Refraction
20%6. Contact Lenses
10%7. Ocular Disease
10%8. Pediatric Optometry
5%9. Geriatric Optometry
5%10. Low Vision Practice
5%11. Environmental Optometry
100%Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Microbiology

1.   Medical Microbiology, with STUDENT CONSULT. Murray, P. R., Rosenthal, K. S., and Pfaller, M. A. , Latest Edition. 

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageConte​ntEvaluation Item
55%

Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


7%1. Lab Safety
5%2. Quality Control
3%3. Ethics
30%4. Bacteriology
10%5. Virology
10%6. Mycology
5%7. Immunology
10%8. Parasitology
10%9. Mycobacteria
10%10. Molecular
100%              Total

  

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Audiology

1-     Hall III, J. W. Introduction to Audiology Today. Boston, MA, USA: Pearson, Latest Edition.  ​

2-    Katz, K., Medwestsky, L., Burkard, R., and Hood, L. Handbook of Clinical Audiology. Philadelphia, PA, USA: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.    
 
3-​    Seewald, R., and  Tharpe, A. M. Comprehensive Handbook of Pediatric Audiology. San Diego, CA, USA: Plural Publishing, Latest Edition.                                            

4-     Ross J. Roeser, Michael Valente, Holly Hosford-Dunn. Audiology Diagnosis New York, NY, USA: Thieme Medical Publishers, Latest Edition.​​​


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.​

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


2%1. Ethics and Professionalism
3%2. Infection Control
5%3. Anatomy and Physiology
6%4. Physics of Sound
4%5. Instrumentation
20%6. P​ediatrics
20%7. Adults and Older Adults
10%8. Auditory Evoked Potentials
2%9. Vestibular/Balance
8%10. Disorders and Syndromes
12%11. Hearing Aids and implantable Hearing Devices
8%12. Documentation and Communication/Counseling
100%Total​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Sociology

1. Barker, L. Robert (Latest Edition).  Social Work Dictionary.  National Association of Social Workers.  Nasw press.

2. Encyclopiedia of Social work (Latest Edition).  National association of Social workers (NASW press).

3. Malcolm, P. (Latest Edition).  Modern Social Work Theory: A Critical Introduction.  London: The Macmillan Press LTD.

4. NASW.  (Latest Edition). Code of Ethics.  National Association of Social Workers.  Washington, DC.

5. Nelson, J. C. (Latest Edition). Intermediate Treatment Goals as Variables in Single-Case Research Social Work Research and  Abstracts 20 (march): 3-10.

6. الدخيل، عبدالعزيز عبدالله، (معجم مصطلحات الخدمة الاجتماعية والعلوم الاجتماعية)، الأردن، دار المناهج للنشر والتوزيع، الطبعة الأخيرة.

7. رشوان ،عبد المنصف ، و القرني ،محمد مسفر. المداخل العلاجية المعاصرة للعمل مع الأفراد والأسرة، مكتبة الراشد، الطبعة الأخيرة.

8. رشوان، عبد المنصف( الطبعة الأخيرة ). الممارسة المهنية للخدمة الاجتماعية في المجال النفسي والعقل، القاهرة : المكتب الجامعي الحديث.

9.   سليمان ،حسين وآخرون . الممارسة العامة في الخدمة الاجتماعية مع الفرد والأسرة، الطبعة الأخيرة.

​*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
45%
​Topics:

 (100MCQs,2½hours)​


15%1. Human Development, Diversity and Behavior in the Environment
15%2. Assessment and Intervention Planning
15%3. Direct and Indirect Practice
15%4. Professional Relationship, Values and Ethics
5%5. Social Measurement
5%6. Domestic Violence
10%7. Patient and Family Problems
10%8. Mental Health and Addiction
5%9. Society Resources
5%10. Material and Family Therapy
100%              Total
​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Social Medical Services

1.  Barker, L. Robert (Latest Edition).  Social Work Dictionary.  National Association of Social Workers.  Nasw press.

2.  Encyclopiedia of Social work (Latest Edition).  National association of Social workers (NASW press).

3.       Malcolm, P. (Latest Edition).  Modern Social Work Theory: A Critical Introduction.  London: The Macmillan Press LTD.

 

4.       NASW.  (Latest Edition). Code of Ethics.  National Association of Social Workers.  Washington, DC.

 

5. Nelson, J. C. (Latest Edition). Intermediate Treatment Goals as Variables in Single-Case Research Social Work Research and  Abstracts 20 (march): 3-10.

 

      6.       الدخيل، عبدالعزيز عبدالله، (معجم مصطلحات الخدمة الاجتماعية والعلوم الاجتماعية)، الأردن، دار المناهج للنشر والتوزيع، الطبعة الأخيرة.

 

      7.       رشوان ،عبد المنصف ، و القرني ،محمد مسفر. المداخل العلاجية المعاصرة للعمل مع الأفراد والأسرة، مكتبة الراشد، الطبعة الأخيرة.

 

      8.       رشوان، عبد المنصف( الطبعة الأخيرة ). الممارسة المهنية للخدمة الاجتماعية في المجال النفسي والعقل، القاهرة : المكتب الجامعي الحديث.

 

      9.       سليمان ،حسين وآخرون . الممارسة العامة في الخدمة الاجتماعية مع الفرد والأسرة، الطبعة الأخيرة.


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.




Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
​Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


15%1. Human Development, Diversity and Behavior in the Environment
15%2. Assessment and Intervention Planning
15%3. Direct and Indirect Practice
15%4. Professional Relationship, Values and Ethics
5%5. Social Measurement
5%6. Domestic Violence
10%7. Patient and Family Problems
10%8. Mental Health and Addiction
5%9. Society Resources
5%10. Material and Family Therapy
100%Tot​al​​


​*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.


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Anaesthesia Technologist

  1. ​The Anesthesia Technicians and Technologists Manual by Glenn Woodworth, Latest Edition.
  2. Clinical Anesthesiology by Morgan, Latest Edition.
  3. ​Essentials of Anesthesia Equipment by Baha AlShaikh, Simon Stacey, Latest Edition.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


10%1. Airway
16%2. Anaesthesia Machine
4%3. Respiratory
6%4. Cardiovascular
4%5. Transfusion
16%6. Resuscitation and Crisis
4%7. Central Nervous System
4%8. Infection Control
4%9. Professionalism and Ethics
8%10. Obstetrics Anaesthesia
14%11. General Anaesthesia
10%12. Regional Anaesthesia
100%To​​tal​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.


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Emergency Medicine

1.  Mosby's Paramedic Textbook, Latest Edition.

2.  Brady's Paramedic Textbook, Latest Edition.


3.  Emergency Care in the Streets, Nancy Caroline, Latest Edition.​​


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
Topics:

 (100MCQs,2½ hours)​


8%1. Fundamentals and Operations
10%2. Airway
10%3. Patient Assessment and Physical Examination
14%4. Medical, Behavioral and Geriatric
14%5. Trau​ma
14%6. Shock and Resuscitation
7%7. Environmental and Toxicology
10%8. Pediatrics and Neonates
5%9. OB/GYN
5%10. Disaster
3%11. Ethics
100%T​otal​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each cat​egory.​

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Health Administration

  1. Management of Healthcare Organizations: An Introduction. Health Administration Press, Olden, P. C. (Latest Edition).
  2. Introduction to Health Care Management. Jones and Bartlett Publishers. Buchbinder, S., and Shanks, N. (Latest Edition).​​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
40%
Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)


8%1. Health System Environment  

10%2. Human Resources
12%3. Finance
8%4. Information Management
10%5. Quality Manage​ment
40%6. General Management   
12%7. Communication and Relationship Management
100%Total​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​​

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Health Administration (Arabic)

1.  الادارة الصحية ( الكتاب الطبي الجامعي)، اعداد مجموعه من المتخصصين في علم الادارة الصحية والعاملين في الجامعات العربية، منظمة الصحة العالمية شرق المتوسط بالتعاون مع أكاديميا إنترناشونال، الطبعة الأخيرة.

2.  ادارة منظمات الرعاية الصحية، ا.د. فريد نصيرات رئيس قسم ادارة الاعمال ، الجامعة الأردنية، دار المسيرة للنشر والتوزيع، الطبعة الأخيرة.​​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
40%
​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)


8%1. Health System Environment  
10%2. Human Resources
12%3. Finance
8%4. Information Management
10%5. Quality Management
40%6. General Management   
12%7. Communication and Relationship Management
100%Total

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Biochemistry

1.       Textbook of Clinical Chemistry and Molecular Diagnostics, Tietz , Latest Edition.
2.       Biochemistry and Metabolism (Core Science and Clinical Cases in One Book), Andrew Davison, Anna Milan, Suzannah Phillips, Lakshminarayan Ranganath, Latest Edition.
3.       Clinical Biochemistry: An Illustrated Colour Text, Allan Gaw, Latest Edition.
4.       Lecture Notes: Clinical Biochemistry, Geoffrey Beckett, Latest Edition.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
​Topics:

 (100MCQs,2½hours)


7%1. Lab Safety
10%2. Quality Control
30%3. General Chemistry
10%4. Special Chemistry
15%5. Endocrinology
10%
6. Automation
5%7. Point of Care Testing

7%8. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Toxicology
3%9. Inborn Error of Metabolism
3%10. Ethics
100%              Tot​al

  ​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Clinical Nutrition

  1. Understanding Normal and Clinical Nutrition. Sharon Rady Rolfes, Kathryn Pinna, Ellie Whitney, Brooks Cole, Latest Edition.
  2. Krause's Food and the Nutrition Care Process - Elsevier eBook on Intel Education Study, L. Kathleen Mahan, Janice L Raymond, Sylvia Escott-Stump, Latest Edition.
  3. Clinical Nutrition, Marinos Elia, Olle Ljungqvist, Rebecca Stratton, Susan A. Lanham-New, Wiley-Black, Latest Edition.
  4. Nutrition and Diagnosis-Related Care, by Sylvia Escott-Stump, Latest Edition.
  5. Charney, P., Malone, ADA Pocket Guide to Enteral Nutrition. American Dietetic Association, Latest Edition.
  6. V.A. Vaclavik and E.W. Christian, Essentials of Food Science, Springer Science, New York, Latest Edition.

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
45%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


20%1. Fundamental of Dietetics, Food Management and Services
7%2. Obesity
7%3. Cardiovascular Diseases
10%4. Diabetes Mellitus
8%5. Renal Diseases
7%6. Liver Diseases
8%7. Gastro-Intestinal Diseases
6%8. Metabolic Disorders
8%9. Inflammatory Diseases and Cancer
7%10. Nutrition Support
5%11. Community Nutrition
7%12. Nutrition Through Life Cycle
100%T​otal

 ​​

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.

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Haematology

1. Hematology Lecture Notes for Medical Laboratory Students by Yared Alemu, Alemayehu Atomsa and Zewdneh Sahlemariam, Latest Edition.

2. Clinical Laboratory Hematology by Shirlyn B. McKenzie, Latest Edition.  

3. Anderson's Atlas of Hematology by Shauna C. Anderson and Keila B. Poulsen, Latest Edition. 

4. Dacie and Lewis Practical Hematology by SM Lewis, Barbara J. Bain , Imelda Bates, Latest Edition.​

*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.


Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


6%
1. Lab Safety
10%2.  Quality Control
15%
3. Hematology Analyzer/ Automation and Peripheral Blood Film
5%
4. Manual Procedures (Cell Counts)

14%
5. Special Hematology
5%
6.  Special Stains and Films

15%
7.  Coagulation
6%
8. Transfusion Medicine
​15%
9. Blood Banking

​6%
10.  Body Fluids

​3%
11.  Ethics


100%              Total​​


*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.​

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Respiratory

 1. Egan's Fundamentals of Respiratory Care - Textbook and Workbook Package, Latest Edition.

2. Pilbeam's Mechanical Ventilation: Physiological and Clinical Applications, Latest Edition.

3. Wilkins' Clinical Assessment in Respiratory Care, Latest Edition.​


*This list is intended for use as a study aid only. SCFHS does not intend the list to imply endorsement of these specific references, nor are the exam questions necessarily taken solely from these sources.

Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
50%
Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


8%
1. Patient Data
15%
2. Assessment and Evaluation
15%
3. Equipment Manipulation, Troubleshooting / Quality Control

5%
4. Patient Safety
14%
5. Therapeutic Procedures
12%
6.  Airway Patency and Care
6%
7.  Bronchial Hygiene Techniques
5%
8.