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Physical therapy learning outcomes (ILO's)
By the end of the study program the graduates should be able to:
A. Knowledge
1- Recognize the basic and foundational medical, behavioral,  social sciences related to physical therapy.
2- Recognize the connection between the science and proven expertise and the significance of this connection to professional practices.
3- Identify the basic principles and criteria for evaluation and treatment.
4- Describe different physical therapy modalities, effects, and usage.

B. Cognitive skills
1- Explain a critical and reflective understanding of relationship between theory and practice in health and disease of human.
2- Appraise appropriate treatment plane according to patients' medical and physical problems.
3- Explain physical therapy interventions and procedures based on professional practice.
4- Integrate the best evidence of practice from sources of information with clinical judgment to determine the best care for a patient/client.

C. Interpersonal skills
1- Demonstrate professional behavior in all interactions with patients/clients, family members, caregivers, other health care providers on a base of social and context of physical therapy.
2- Participate in self directed learning related to physical therapy profession.

D. Communication, IT and numerical skills
1- Participate in the design and the implementation of best clinical practice with communication to medical and health care providers.
2- Illustrate the evidence of practice by using communication technology.

E. Psychomotor skills
1- Operate as independent practice in a field of physical therapy.
2- Perform and manage a plan of care that is consistent with legal, ethical, and professional obligations, and administrative policies and procedures of the practice environment.