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Phlebotomy

Phlebotomy Student Manual Part 1 and 2 ; Saudi Commission For Health Specialties.

Further published references and URLs may be found at the end of each module in the Student Manual.

Link: http://taheel.scfhs.org.sa/wp-content/uploads/2017/lessons/Phlebotomy_Book.pdf2017.pdf

*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

​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

50%10%

1. Human Anatomy and Physiology


7%

2. Microbiology and Infection Control

20%

3. Clinical Skills Phlebotomy: Adult/Geriatric

20%

4. Clinical Skills Phlebotomy: Paediatrics

8%

5. Special Collections

8%

6. Blood Donor Collections        

12%

7. Complications of Phlebotomy

5%

8. Communication, Ethics​ and Professionalism

10%

9. Safety, Quality and Risk Management

100%              Total

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

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Sterilization Specialist

  1. Medical Device Reprocessing (Decontamination Specialist), Course Curriculum.
  2. The Basics of Sterile Processing. Nancy Chobin. Sterile Processing University. LLC New Jersey, Latest Edition.
  3. Central Service Technical Manual. N.Lind; J.D. Ninemeier. International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management, 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

​​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

50%5%

1. Overview of the CSSD and Decontamination

5%

2. Principles of Asepsis, Microbiology and Infection Control

10%

3. Transportation of Solid I​tems to CSSD and Disinfection Process

20%

4. Processing Equipment and Classification of Surgical Instrument Types

10%

5. Preparation, Packaging and Labeling of Instruments and Devices      

25%

6. Sterilisation, Maintenance, Audit and Quality Control

10%

7. Flexible Endoscope and Dental Instrument Processing

5%

8. Use of Indicators, Load Control and Transportation from the CSSD

10%

9. Inventory Control, Sterile Storage and Planned Maintenance


100%          To​tal


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


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Sterilization Technician

  1. ​Medical Device Reprocessing (Decontamination Specialist), Course Curriculum.
  2. The Basics of Sterile Processing. Nancy Chobin. Sterile Processing University. LLC New Jersey, Latest Edition.
  3. Central Service Technical Manual. N.Lind; J.D. Ninemeier. International Association of Healthcare Central Service Material Management, 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

​​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

40%5%

1. Overview of the CSSD and Decontamination

5%

2. Principles of Asepsis, Microbiology and Infection Control

10%

3. Transportation of Solid I​tems to CSSD and Disinfection Process

20%

4. Processing Equipment and Classification of Surgical Instrument Types

10%

5. Preparation, Packaging and Labeling of Instruments and Devices      

25%

6. Sterilisation, Maintenance, Audit and Quality Control

10%

7. Flexible Endoscope and Dental Instrument Processing

5%

8. Use of Indicators, Load Control and Transportation from the CSSD

10%

9. Inventory Control, Sterile Storage and Planned Maintenance


100%          To​tal


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

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Medical Assistant

1. Pearson's Comprehensive Medical Assisting by Helen Mills and Ron Maly (Latest Edition)

2. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Medical Assisting by Judy Kronenberger, Laura Durham, Denise Woodson (Latest Edition)

3. Medical Terminology: An Illustrated Guide by by Barbara J. Cohen, Ann DePetris (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

​Topics:


 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

40%7%

1.Medical Records and Administration

6%

2. Professionalism and M​edical Ethics

8%

3. Verbal and Written Communication

2%

4. Medical Law and Regulatory Guidelines

7%

5. Risk Management and Safety

8%

6. Medical Terminology

13%

7. Patient Care

7%

8. Room Preparation

6%

9. Supplies Management

8%

10. Infection Control

8%

11. Diagnostic Testing​ Procedures

8%

12. Medications and Emergency Management

8%

13. Phlebotomy and Pro​cessing Specimens

4%

14. Patient Education

100%              To​tal

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

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Nursing Technician



Nursing Technician Exam

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Physical Medicine

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Clinical Psychology


1- Alan Carr and Muireann McNulty (2006). The Handbook of Adult Clinical Psychology. Routledge: London

2- Alan D. Baddeley, Barbara A. Wilson, and Fraser N. Watts (1998). Handbook of Memory Disorders.  John Wiley & Sons: Chichester.

3- A. Reber (1995). Dictionary of Psychology. Penguin Books: London.

4- Glen O. Gabbard (2000). Psychodynamic Psychiatry in Clinical Practice

(3rd Edition). American Psychiatric Press, Inc: Washington, DC.

5- G. Neil Martin (2006). Human Neuropsychology (Second Edition). Pearson Education Limited: Edinburgh, UK.

6- Arno F. Wittig (2001). Introduction to Psychology (Second Edition). McGraw-Hill: New York.

 

*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 PercentageCo​ntentEvaluation Item

​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

50%8%

1. Schools of Psychology

18%

2. Biological Psychology

13%

3. Developmental Psychology

20%

4. Psychology of Learning

16%

5. General Psychology

9%

6. Personality and Individual Differences

10%

7. Clinical Psychology

6%

8. Research Methodology  


100%              Total​​


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




Paediatric Surgery

  1. Paediatric Surgery by Grosfeld et. ,Latest Edition.
  2. Ashcraft Paediatric Surgery, Latest Edition.
  3. Prem Puri Paediatric Surgery, 3 volumes, Latest Edition.
  4. Fundamentals of Pediatric Surgery by Peter Matter, Latest Edition.
  5. Operative Paediatric Surgery, Lewis Spitz, Latest Edition.
  6. Principles of Paediatric Surgery by James A O`niell, 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)

Re​lative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
60%
​​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)


10%1. Principles of Surgery
34%2. General Paediatric S​urgery (Abdomen)
2%3. Specific Areas of Paediatric Surgery
5%
4. Head and Neck
12%5. Paediatric Urology
8%6. Paediatric Th​oracic Surgery
1%7. Neonatal Surgery
7%8. Paediatric Trauma
7%9. Paediatric Tumours
4%10. Transplantation
5%11. Professionalism and Ethics
5%12. Patient Safety

100%              Total


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

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Dietetic Technician

  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


​​
​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



Rheumatology Exam

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Endocrinology



Endocrinology​ Exam

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Saudi Medical Licensing Exam

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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 Second Edition, Glenn C. Hamilton
  4. Atlas of Emergency Medicine, Second Edition, by Kevin J. Knoop
  5. Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.
  6. Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, 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

​​​
:Topics

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

 

50%​

6%
1.​ Toxicology


8%2. Resuscitation​
3%3. Psychiatry
3%4. Obstetrics and Gyncology
5%5.  Neurology
3%6.  Environmental
6%
7. Gastroenterology
5%8.   Head, Neck, Oral and ENT
3%9.  Ophthalmology
8%10.   Cardiovascular
5%11.   Endocrine and Electrolytes
3%12.   Hematology oncology
8%13.   Pediatrics
6%14.   Respiratory
8%15.   Trauma and Orthopedic
3%16.   Infectious Disease
3%17.   Genito-urinary
4%18.   Others
5%19.  Professionalism and Ethics
5%
20.   Patient Safe​ty
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




Histopathology and Cytology Exam

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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.
  7. Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.
  8. Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, 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:

 (150 MCQs, 3 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
13%6. Paediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
9%7. Orbit, Eyelids and Lacrimal System
11%8.​ Cornea, Lens and External Diseases
9%9. Intraocular Inflam​mation and Uveitis
8%10. Glaucoma
12%11. Retina and Vitreous

5%
12. Professionalism and Ethics
​​
​5%
​13. Patient sa​fety
100%Tot​al​​


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



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Obstetrics and Gynecology



Obstetrics & Gynecology​ Exam
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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:

(150 MCQs, 3 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/ elemnts
2%17. Community Medicine ethics/ legal aspects

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
  5. Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.
  6. ​Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, 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

Topics:​​

 (150 MCQs, hours)

 

60%

15%

1. Growth a​nd Development Adolescent and behavior

5%

2. Gastroenterology

15%

3. Acute care (ER,PICU,NICU)

5%

4. Metabolic and Endocrine

10%

5. Allergy /​ Immunology /Infectious Diseases

10%

6. Respiratory​

5%

7.Cardiovascular

5%

8. Hematology/ Oncology

10%

9. Neurol​ogy                 

5%

10. Renal /Musculoskeletal

5%

11. Pediatrics Surgery

5%

12. Professionalism and Ethics

5%

13. Patient Safety

100%              Total


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


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Family Medicine



Family Medicine Exam

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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:

(150 MCQs, 3 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.​

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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.

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Vascular Surgery





Vascular Surgery Exam

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Orthodontics

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

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

3.       Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.

4.       Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, Latest Edition.

5.       Understanding Patient Safety, Robert Wachter and Kiran Gupta, 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:

  (150 MCQs,3 hours)


10%
1. Developing Dentofacial Problems (Interceptive orthodontics for Intra-arch problems)





10%2. Dentofacial Orthopedics (Interc​eptive orthodontics for inter-arch problems)
8%3. Major Dentofacial Abnormalities
8%4. Orthodontic Treatment Phases and Mechanotherapy
8%5. Contemporary Orthodontic Techniques
6%6. Occlusion and Temporomandibular Disorders
14%7. Interdisciplinary Care of Adult Patients
6%8. Principles of Appliance Design and Biomechanics
4%
9. Photography, Radiology, Cephalometry and Record keeping
4%10. Dental Materials
8%11. Retention and Stability

4%12. ​Patient Motiva​tion
5%13. Patient Safety

5%​
​14. Professionalism and Ethics
100%Total​​


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



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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.
  6. Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.
  7. Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, 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 PercentageConte​ntEvaluation Item
60%

​Topics:

(150 MCQs,3 hours)


18%1. Ventilator and ARDS
18%2. Hemodynamic and Shock
4%3. Pharmacology and Medical Therapeutics
9%4. Cardiovascular Diseases
4%5. Pulmonary Diseases
9%6. Infectious Diseases
5%7. Nephrology, Electrolyte and ABG

9%
8. Trauma
5%9. Neuro Critical Care

9%
10. Surgical Critical ​Care, Gynecology and Others

​5%
​11. Professionalism and Ethics
5%​​12. Patient Safety

100%              Total​​


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

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

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Forensic Medicine


1. Forensic Pathology by Vincent J. Di Maio and Dominick J. Di Maio CRC Press USA, Latest Edition.

2. Knights Forensic Pathology Pekka Saukko and Bernard Knight CRC Press USA, Latest Edition.

3. Principles of Clinical Toxicology Thomas A. Gossel and J Douglas Bricker Raven Press USA, 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.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 
100%              Total


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

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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:

(150 MCQs, 3 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.​

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Internal Medicine


1.       Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th Edition, 2008, Fauci et al, McGraw-Hill.​

2.       Differential Diagnosis in Internal Medicine: From Symptom to Diagnosis, 2007, Siegenthaler, Thieme Medical Publishers

3.       Cecil Review of General Internal Medicine, 8th Edition, 2004, Cooper and Pappas, Saunders/Elsevier.

4.       Davidson's Principles and Practices of Medicine, 20th Edition, 2008, Churchill Livingstone

5.       Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.

6.       Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, 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

Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

55%

10%

1. Cardiovascular



10%

2. Pulmonary Diseases

10%

3. Gastrointestinal Diseases

10%

4. Infectious Diseases

5%

5. Hematology

5%

6. Oncology

8%

7. Nephrology

8%

8. Rheumatology

10%

9. Endocrinology

7%

10. Neuroscience1

7%

11. Emergency Medicine

5%

12. Patient Safety


5%

13. Professionalism and Ethics

100%              Total


1Neuroscience: Includes Neurology & Psychiatry

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


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Gastroenterology


1.       Sleisenger and Fordtran's Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease- 2 Volume Set: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, Management)) by Mark Feldman, Lawrence S. Friedman MD, and Lawrence J. Brandt MD (Hardcover - May 3, 2010)

2.       Mayo Clinic Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review, Up to date Edition by Stephen C. Hauser, Darrell S. Pardi, and John J. Poteruch

3.       Practical Gastrointestinal Endoscopy: The Fundamentals by Peter B. Cotton, Christopher B. Williams, Robert H. Hawes, and Brian P. Saunders (Hardcover - Jun 30, 2008)

4.      Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.

5.      Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, 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

Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)


60%

8%

1. Esophagus​

14%

2. Stomach/Duodenum

8%

3. Small Intestine

14%

4. Colonic Diseases

8%

5. Biliary Tract

23%

6. Liver Diseases

8%

7. Pancreas

7%

8. Miscellaneous

5%

9. Patient safety

5%

10. Professionalism and Ethics

100%  T​otal


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

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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.

6.      Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.

7.      Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, 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


​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

60%5%

1. Fluid and Electrolytes

4%

2. Shock

7%

3. Sepsis and Surgical Infections

7%

4. Endocrine and Breast

14%

5. Upper GI

10%

6. Hepato-biliary

5%

7. Patient safety

2%

8. Perioperative Care

7%

9. Trauma and Critical Care

14%

10. Colorectal and Perianal

7%

11. Pancreas and Spleen

7%

12. Hernia (all)

2%

13. ​Vascular

2%

14. Paedi​atrics

2%

15. Skin and Soft T​issue

5%

16. Professionalism and Ethics


100%              Total

 

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

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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 ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item​

​​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)​

60%20%1. Fixed Partial Dentures (FPD)
8%2. Removable Partial Dentures
8%3. Occlusion
5%4. Team Approach
9%5. Esthetic Considerations
14%6. Removable Complete Dentures (CD)
5%7. Endodontically Treated Teeth
5%8. Communication wi​th Lab
8%9. Implant Prosthodontics
8%10. Dental Materials
5%11. Professionalism and Ethics
5%12. Patient saf​ety
100%              Total


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

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Clinical Pathology




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Restorative Dentistry

    References:

1.        “Preservation and Restoration of Tooth Structure" 2nd Edition Graham J. Mount, W. R. Hume. To Knowledge Books and Software, Queensland, Australia.

2.          “Local Anesthesia in Dentistry" P. Robinson, T.R. Pitt Ford, F. McDonald, Buttermouth-Heinemann, 2000.

3.          “Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry – A contemporary Approach" 3rd Edition, Edited by: J.B. Summitt, J.W. Robbins, T.J. Hilton, R.S. Schwartz. Quintessence Books, Q. Publishing Co. Inc.

4.          “Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology" 4th Edition, Eric Whaites. Churchill Livingstone 2007.

5.          “Clinical Aspects of Dental Materials" Marcia Gladwin, Michael Bagby, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2000. Baltimore, Maryland.

6.          “Clinical Aspects of Dental Materials" Marcia Gladwin, Michael Bagby, Lippincott Williams and Wilkins 2000. Baltimore, Maryland.

7.          “Contemporary Fixed Prosthodontics" 3rd edition, S.F Rosenstiel, M.F. Land, J. Fujimoto Mosby, Inc. 2001.

8.          “Failure in the Restored Dentition, Management and Treatment" M.D. Wise. Quintessence Publishing Co.Ltd. London, 1995.

9.          “Fundamentals of Fixed Prosthodontics" 3rd Edition. H.T. Shillingburg, S. Hobo, LD.Whitsett, R. Jacobi, S.E Bracket. Quintessence Publishing, Chicago.

10.      “Applied Occlusion" 2nd Edition. R. Wassel, A. Naru, J. Steele, F. Nohl. Quintessence Publishing London.

11.   Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.

12.   Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, 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


Topics:

 (150 MCQs,  ​ hours)

 

55%

5%

1.Basic Implantology

14%

2.Complete Removable Prosthodontics


5%

3.Dental Anatom​y and Occlusion

28%

4.Fixed Prosthodontics

28%

5.Operative Dentistry

10%

6.Removable Partial Prosthodontics

5%

7.Ethics and Professionalism

5%

8.Infection Control an​d Patient safety

100%              Total


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

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Nephrology


1.       Floege J, Johnson R, Feehally J. Comprehensive Clinical Nephrology. Philadelphia, PA: Saunders/Elsevier (Latest Edition).

2.       Brenner B, Rector F. Brenner and Rector's the kidney. Philadelphia: Saunders (Latest Edition).

3.       Daugirdas J, Blake P, Ing T. Handbook of Dialysis. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (Latest Edition).

4.       Danovitch G. Handbook of Kidney Transplantation. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins (Latest Edition).

5.      Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.

6.      Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, 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

Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

60%10%

1. Hemodialysis


9%

2. Peritoneal Dialysis


9%​

3. Kidney Transplantation

10%

4. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): Detection and Management

10%

5. Acute Kidney Injury (AKI)

8%

6. Acid Base Disorders

8%

7. Fluid and Electrolytes

8%

8. Hypertension

10%

9. Glomerular and Vascular

5%

10. Cystic and Genetic Diseases

3%

11. Nephrolithiasis

5%

12. Professionalism and Ethics

5%

13. Patient safety

100%              Tot​a​​l


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

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

(150 MCQs, 3 hours)


46%1. Bacteriology

20%2. Virology


9%3. Mycology
14%4. Parasitology
3%5. Infectious Disease
8%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 Specialist

  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:

(100 MCQs, 2 ½ 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 Specialist

Radiography Specialist Exam

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Dental Lab Technologist



Dental Lab Technologist Exam

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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:

(150 MCQs, 3 hours)


8%1. Safety, Quality Control and Ethics
16%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
5%11. Urinalysis
5%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

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Dental Hygiene Specialist

  1. Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist. E.M. Wilkins; Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.               
  2. Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation. Nield-Gehring J.S., Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.    
  3. Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, Darby and Walsh, Latest Edition.          
  4. Contemporary Periodontal Instrumentation. Diane H. Schoen; M. Catherine Dean, Latest Edition.   
  5. Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, Mosby's, Michele Leonardi Darby, 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 It​em

Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours )

50%10%

1. Basic Anatomy and Physiology

10%

2. Patient Assessment and Diagnosis

20%

3. Treatment Planning and Disease Prevention

10%

4. Medically Compromised and Patients with Special Needs

5%

5. Microbiology and Pathology

10%

6. Preparation for Appointment

25%

7. Patient Management and Instrumentation

5%

8. Community Dental Hygiene

5%

9. Ethics


100%              Total



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



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Physical Therapy Specialist



Physical Therapy Specialist Exam

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Occupational Therapy Specialist


  1. Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy, Latest Edition.
  2. Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, latest Edition.
  3. Occupational Therapy for Children (Case-Smith), Latest Edition.
  4. Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, Cooper, Latest Edition.
  5. Handbook of Developmental Disabilities, Odom, Latest Edition.
  6. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A vision for participation, Brown, 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:

(150 MCQs, 3 hours)


20%1. Neurological Conditions
13%2. Physical Disabilities

10%
3. Developmental Disabilities
5%4. Group Intervention
14%5. Hand Dysfunctions
13%6. Psychosocial Problems

20%7. Pediatric Conditions

5%
8. Ethics and Professionalism

100%
​Total

 

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


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Psychology (Arabic)





Psychology (Arabic) Exam

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Optometrist

1.       Bennet and Rabbett's Clinical Visual Optics by Ronald B. Rabbetts, Latest Edition.

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

3.       Essentials of Low Vision Practice by Richard L. Brilliant, Latest Edition.

4.       Theodore Grosvenor. Primary Care Optometry, Latest Edition.

5.       Kanski. Clinical Ophthalmology. A Systematic Approach, 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 PercentageCon​tentEvaluation Item
45%
Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 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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Audiology Specialist



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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
​​

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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



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Emergency Medicine

  1. ​Mosby's EMT Textbook, Latest Edition.
  2. Brady's EMT Textbook, Latest Edition.
  3. Emergency Care in the Streets, Latest Edition.​
  4. Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.​
  5. Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, Latest Edition.
  6. Understanding Patient Safety, Robert Wachter and Kiran Gupta, 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 Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item

Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

 

40%13%1.  Fundamentals and Operations
14%2.      Trauma
14%3.      Shock and Resuscitation
6%4.      Pediatrics
3%5.      OB/GYN
6%6.      Airway
13%7.      Patient Assessment
13%8.      Medical, Behavioral and Geriatric
4%9.      Environmental and Toxicology
4%​10.   Disaster
5%11.   Professionalism and Ethics
5%12.   Patient Safety
100%              Total
*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.


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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
40%4. General Management
8%5. Information Management

10%6. Quality Management
12%7. Communication and Relationship Management

100%Total

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*Blueprint distr​ibutions 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.


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Passing ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
40%
Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)


8%1. Health System Environment  

10%2. Human Resources
12%3. Finance
40%4. General Management
8%5. Information Management

10%6. Quality Management
12%7. Communication and Relationship Management

100%Total


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

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Biochemistry Technologist



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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

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

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Haematology Specialist

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 Specialist

 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. Infection Control
​12%
9. Mechanical Ventilation

​5%
10. Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Home Care

​3%
11. Patient Education


100%
Total​​​

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

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Biomedical Technology Specialist



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EMT Basic

  1. EMT Complete: A Basic Work text
  2. Mosby's EMT-Basic Textbook
  3. Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured.​

*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

​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

40​%12%

1. ABC

10%

2. Infants and Children

14%

3. Medical/Behavioral Emergencies  and Obstetrics/Gynecology

6%

4. Operations

15%

5. Patient assessment 

18%

6.Preparatory

25%

7. Trauma

10​0%              Total

*Blueprint distributions of the examination may differ up to +/-3% in each category.
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Health Care Assistant Qualifying Exam

1.     Patient Care Skills (6th Edition);  Scott Duesterhaus Minor, Mary Alice Duesterhaus Minor : 2009

2.     Mosby's Essentials for Nursing Assistants ; Sheila A. Sorrentino, Leighann Remmert, Bernie Gorek :2009

3.     Lippincott's Advanced Skills for Nursing Assistants: A Humanistic Approach to Care giving ; Pamela J Carter, Amy Stegen : 2008

4.     Lippincott's Essentials for Nursing Assistants: A Humanistic Approach to Care giving; Pamela J Carter : 2008

5.     Client-Centered Care for Clinical Medical Assisting ; Victoria R. Koprucki: 2006

6.     Advanced Skills for Health Care Providers; Barbara Acello: 2006

7.     Knowledge to Care: A Handbook for Care Assistants ; The Wiley-Blackwell :2005

8.     Nursing Assistant Illustrated; Delmar Learning :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 ScoreRelative PercentageSUB-S​ECTIONSECTION
​​Evaluation Item

 

40%

6% 1. Ethics and Communication

I. Safe and Effective Care Environment (34%) 

(70 MCQs, 2 hours)
11% 2. Patient and Environmental Safety
17%3. Infectio​n Control
20%1. Comfort and Caring
II. Basic Care and Comfort (44%)
10% 2. Mobility

9% 3. Feeding
5%4. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures
10%1. Medical Emergency
III. Phy​siological Adaptation (22%)
6%2. Fluid Balance

6%3. Pre/Post Operative Care
100%
T​otal​​
​​

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

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Biomedical Technology Technician



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Massage Therapy


  1. The Massage Connection: Anatomy and Physiology, Kalyani Premkumar, 2nd Edition, Lippincott & Wilkins.
  2. Basic Clinical Massage Therapy, James Cray and David Pounds, 2nd Edition, Lippincott & Wilkins.
  3. Thai Massage Manual: Natural Therapy for Flexibility, Relaxation, and Energy Balance, Maria Mercati.
  4. The Myofascial Releases Manual, Carol Msnheim, 2nd Edition, Slack Incorporated.
  5. Massage for Therapist, Margaret Hollis, 2nd Edition, Blackwell Science Ltd.
  6. Manipulation, Traction, and Massage, Joseph Rogoff, 2nd Edition.
        Additional References:
  1. Muscle: Testing and Function with Posture and Pain, Florence Peterson, 5th Edition.
  2. Textbook of Medical Physiology, Guyton and Hall.
  3. Orthopedic Physical Assessment, David J, 4th Edition.
  4. Clayton's Electrotherapy, Theory and Practice, Angela Forster, 9th Edition.
  5. Therapeutic Exercise, Carolyn Kisner, 5th Edition.
  6. Tide's Physical therapy, Ann Thomson, 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 PercentageConten​tEvaluation Item
40%

Topics:

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½  ​hours)


16%1. Anatomy
16%2. Physiological Effects and Contraindications of Massage
24%3. Basic Techniques of Massage
10%4. Physical Evaluation Skills
30%5. Management of Diseases by Massage
4%6. Management of Sport Conditions by Massage
100%Total

 

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

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Cardiac Profusion Technician

  1. Clinical Anatomy by Richard Snell, 7th Edition.
  2. Textbook of Medical Physiology by Guyton and Hall, 10th Edition.
  3. The Washington Manual of Surgery by Klingensmith, 5th Edition.
  4. Cardiopulmonary Anatomy and Physiology by Terry Des Jardins, 5th Edition.
  5. Manual of P Peri-operative Care in Cardiac and Thoracic surgery by Robert M Bojar, 2nd Edition.
  6. Manual of Peri-operative Care in Adult Cardiac Surgery by Robert M. Bojar, 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
40%
​​Topics:

(150 MCQs, 3 hours)


10%1. Cardiac Anatomy
10%2. Cardiac and Pulmonary Physiology
10%3. Cardiovascular Pharmacology
10%4. Ischemic Heart Dis​ease
10%5. Valvular Heart Disease
6%6. Cardiac Arrhythmias
5%7. Congenital Heart Disease
6%8. Cerebral Protection
5%9. Blood Conservation
6%10. Monitoring of Cardiac Patient
6%11. Acid-Base and  Fluid Balance
5%12. Cardio-pulmonary Bypass
6%13. Myocardial Preservation

5%14. Cannulae and Circuits for CPB
100%Total

 

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

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Microbiology Technician



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Nursing Technician



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Dental Hygiene Technician


  1. Clinical Practice of the Dental Hygienist. E.M. Wilkins; Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.               
  2. Fundamentals of Periodontal Instrumentation. Nield-Gehring J.S., Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Latest Edition.    
  3. Dental Hygiene: Theory and Practice, Darby and Walsh, Latest Edition.          
  4. Contemporary Periodontal Instrumentation. Diane H. Schoen; M. Catherine Dean, Latest Edition.   
  5. Comprehensive Review of Dental Hygiene, Mosby's, Michele Leonardi Darby, 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

Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours )

40%
10%

1. Basic Anatomy and Physiology

10%

2. Patient Assessment and Diagnosis

20%

3. Treatme​nt Planning and Disease Prevention

10%

4. Medically Compromised and Patients with Special Needs

5%

5. Microbiology and Pathology

10%

6. Preparation for Appointment

25%

7. Patient Management and Instrumentation

5%

8. Community Dental Hygiene

5%

9. Ethics

100%              Total


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

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Medical Records (Arabic)

  1. Huffman E. Health Information Management. 10th Edition. Berwyn. 11: Physician' Record Company.
  2. Health Information Management Technology, An Applied Approach 2nd Edition Merida L. Johns, PhD, RHIA Editor American Health Information Management Association AHIMA.
  3. Medical Terminology: A Short Course / Chabner, Davi-Ellen. 2nd Edition. W.B SAUNDERS COMPANY Philadelphia – London – New York.
  4. Medical Filing: Terese Claeys, 2nd Edition.
  5. Managing Health Services Organizations Jonathon S. Rakich, Beaufort Baltimore, Maryland, 3rd Edition.
  6. http://www.ahima.org/
  7. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/insurance

*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 Percentage​ContentEvaluation Item
40%
Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)


9%1. Hospital Statist​ics
8%2. Health Care Statistics and Database Management
3%3. Health Record Analysis​ and Completion
13%4. Database, Applications  and Electronic Health Record
4%5. Medical Terminology
4%6. Life Cycle Medical Records and F​unctions of   the Health Record  
3%7. Location, Space and Equipment Requirements  
7%8. Ethical Issues in Health Information  
3%9. Preservation of Health Records
3%10. System for Control of Medical Records
9%11. System for Numbering and Filing of Medical Records
9%12. Managing Health Services, Health Insurance  
10%13. Health Statistics
4%14. Clinical Classification System
7%15. Content, Structure, and Formatting of the Health Record
1%16. Unit Record, Numbering and Filing System  
3%
17. Quality, Risk Management and Performance Improvement
100%Total​​


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


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Pharmacy Technician

  1. Remington " The Science and Practice of Pharmacy''  Beringer, Paul et al. (Latest Edition)
  2. Goodman and Gilman's "The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics" Hardman; Limbird; Gilman. (Latest Edition)
  3. Saudi National Formulary. (Latest Edition)
  4. Drug Information Handbook.  LexiComp. (Latest Edition)
  5. Pharmacotherapy: A Pathophysiologic Approach (Latest Edition)
  6. www.MOH.gov.sa
  7. www.SFDA.gov.sa​​​​
*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)


20%1. Pharmacy Calculation
10%2. Pharmacy Compounding
15%3. Over the Counter Medication
10%4. Medication Safety
10%5. Pharmacy Law and Ethics
25%6. Chronic Illness
10%7. Material Management

100%              Tot​al​​


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

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EMT

1. Mosby's EMT Textbook, Latest Edition.

2. Brady's EMT Textbook, Latest Edition.

3. Emergency Care in the Streets, Latest Edition.

4. Professionalism and Ethics, Handbook for Residents, Practical guide, Prof. James Ware, Dr. Abdulaziz Fahad Alkaabba, Dr. Ghaiath MA Hussein, Prof. Omar Hasan Kasule, SCFHS, Latest Edition.

5. Essentials of Patient Safety, SCHS, Latest Edition.

6. Understanding Patient Safety, Robert Wachter and Kiran Gupta, 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)


13%1. Fundamentals and Operations
14%2. Trauma
14%3. Shock and Resuscitation
6%
4. Pediatrics
3%5. OB/GYN
6%6. Airway
13%
7. Patient Assessment
13%8. Medical, Behavioral and Geriatric
4%
9. Environmental and Toxicology
4%
10. Disaster

5%11. Professionalism and Ethics
​​
​5%
​12. Patient Safety
100%Total

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

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Occupational Therapy Technician

  1. Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy, Latest Edition.
  2. Pedretti's Occupational Therapy: Practice Skills for Physical Dysfunction, latest Edition.
  3. Occupational Therapy for Children (Case-Smith), Latest Edition.
  4. Fundamentals of Hand Therapy, Cooper, Latest Edition.
  5. Handbook of Developmental Disabilities, Odom, Latest Edition.
  6. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health: A vision for participation, Brown, 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.




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 Passing Score
( Registrar)
Relative PercentageContentEvaluation Item
40%
​​Topics:

(150 MCQs, 3 hours)


20%1. Neurological Conditions
13%2. Physical Disabilities

10%
3. Developmental Disabilities
5%4. Group Intervention
14%5. Hand Dysfunctions
13%6. Psychosocial Problems

20%7. Pediatric Conditions

5%
8. Ethics and Professionalism

100%
​Total

 

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


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Renal Dialysis Technician

  1. Core Curriculum for the Dialysis Technician, Medical Education Institute, 4th Edition, 2008, Amgen
  2. Fundamentals of Nursing: Standards and Practice, DeLaune and Ladner, 3rd Edition, 2006, Delmar
  3. Handbook of Dialysis Therapy, Nissenson and Fine, 4th Edition, 2007, Saunders
  4. Manual of Clinical Dialysis, Ahmad, 2nd Edition, 2009, Springer
  5. Oxford Handbook of Dialysis, Levy et al, 3rd Edition, 2009, Oxford University Press
  6. Principles and Practices of Dialysis, Henrich, 4th Edition, 2009, Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins
  7. "Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Patient Assessment," National Kidney Foundation, 2008, http://www.kidney.org/professionals/pdf/ANNA_form3.pdf

*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)

6%
1. Dialysis Machine Set-up
16%2. Dialysis Treatment Initiation
14%3. Patient Monitoring
16%4. Dialysis Treatment Termination
16%5. Documentation
3%6. Equipment Monitoring-Maintenance
6%7. Water System
23%8. Vascular Access
100%Total


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


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Biochemistry Technician

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

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

3.       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 ScoreRelative PercentageContentEvaluation Item

​​Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

45%25%1. General Chemistry Tests

15%2. Special Chemistry Rare Tests
5%3. Point of Care Testing
5%4. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Toxicology
15%5. Hormone Tests
15%6. Automation/ Instrumentation Techniques
10%7. Quality Control
5%8. Lab Safety
5%9. Ethics
100%              To​tal



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


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Lab Technician

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
40%
Topics:

(100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)


8%1. Safety and Quality Control
15%2. Bacteriology
7%3. Virology
7%4. Immunology
7%5. Parasitology
13%6. Hematology
13%7. Blood Bank
18%8. Biochemistry
5%9. Hormones
3%10. Urinalysis
4%11. Mycology

100%
Total

 

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

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Dental Assistant

  1. Modern Dental Assisting. By D.L.Bird; and D.S. Robinson. Published by Elsevier, Latest Edition.
  2. In Practice Training Program for Dental Assistants. By the British Dental Journal, edited by M. Seward, Latest Edition.
  3. Complete Review of Dental Assisting. Prentice Hall Health, Emily Andujo, Latest Edition.
  4. Pearson's Comprehensive Dental Assisting, Tyler, Lori, Pearson, Latest Edition.
  5. Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, Millar and Palenik, 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:​

 (100 MCQs, 2 ½ hours)​


7%1. Dental Anatomy
20%2. Dental Assistant
10%3. Dental Health
20%4. Dental Materials
12%5. Dental Radiography
12%6. Infection Control
8%7. Preventive Dentistry
3%8. Supplies and L​ogistics
5%9. Communication and Patient Education
3%10. Ethi​cs

100%Total


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

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Physical Therapy Assistant

  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 PercentageContentEvaluation Item

Topics:

 (150 MCQs, 3 hours)

40%17%

1. Medical Knowledge


25%

2. PT Knowledge

25%

3. Orthopedics

19%

4. Neurology and Pediatrics


14%

5. Cardiopulmonary and Geriatrics

100%              Total

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

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Dental Lab Technician




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Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion

  1. Chinese Acupuncture and Moxibustion. Cui Yongqiang, Chen Ken.

*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)

 

12%1. Yin-Yang and the Five Elements
14%2. Zang-Fu, Qi, Blood and Body Fluid
20%3. The Channels, Collaterals and Acupoints
9%4. Diagnostic Method

9%5. Differentiation of Syndromes
8%6. Techniques of Acupuncture, Moxibustion and Cupping
28%
7. Treatment of Diseases
100%Total


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


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Respiratory Technician

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
45%
​​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. Infection Control
12%9. Mechanical Ventilation
5%
10. Pulm​onary Rehabilitation and Home Care
3%
11. Patient Edu​cation
 
100%              Total​​

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

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Optometry Technician

1.       Bennet and Rabbett's Clinical Visual Optics by Ronald B. Rabbetts, Latest Edition.

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

3.       Essentials of Low Vision Practice by Richard L. Brilliant, Latest Edition.

4.       Theodore Grosvenor. Primary Care Optometry, Latest Edition.

5.       Kanski. Clinical Ophthalmology. A Systematic Approach, 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)


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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Orthotics and Prosthetics Technician

  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 PercentageContent
Evaluation Item
40%

Topics:
(100 MCQs,2 ½ 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 Technician



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Anaesthesia Technician








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