Regulations of the Training:
Subject: registration requirements in training programs:
First – Candidates are accepted for registering for training in one of the recognized training centers as the following conditions:
1 – Knowing Arabic language.
2 - Possession of bachelor's degree in medicine from the recognized University by one of the Arab countries participating in the Council.
3 - Registration in the Ministry of Health or its substitute in the Arab countries and he has the right to practice the medicine in his country.
4 - Finish Rotation year before or after graduation.
5 - Join in a training center recognized by the Scientific Council as a resident doctor graded responsibility no more than allowed number registered during the years of training.
6 - Any other conditions that may be considered by the Scientific Council.
Second - The secretariat General will prepare a standard registration form for all the scientific councils and the preparation of the registration identity mention the doctor's name and registration number of the Registrar.
Subject: determine the date of starting the training:
The date of commencement of the training will be defined As follows:
-When the application period between 1/10 – until 31 / 3 of the following year the starting date of training will be retroactively 1/10 in condition that he will submit a proof that he had already started training.
- When the application period between 1 / 4 – until 31/9 calculated the started date of training 1/10 of the year in which it is submitting the application.
Subject: number of years of training:
1. Leaves determine the number of years of training for each Scientific Council according to the requirements of a scientific curriculum, and in accordance with international regulations that not less than four years of training in core competencies.
2. Calculated periods of training to trainees when moving from center to center recognized the last recognized by the Arab Council for terms of reference subject to approval of a major health centers involved in that and inform the Secretariat.
Topic: Pause Training:
- The doctor has the right , who has finished one year of training to get a pause for a period not exceeding one year if he/she has an acceptable excuse.
- The pregnant student can have three months off will repeat them after she comes back to continue the period of training.
Topic: What will happen for the doctors who dismissed from the program:
If there is a dismiss of any trainee in any specialty the doctor can be registered again in the same Specialty or any other Specialty and be subject to all conditions of the new register trainer again in a training center recognized by the Arab Board of health Specializations.
Topic: The Log Book:
Emphasize the importance of the Log Book and documentation contained
The candidate sends the Log Book annually signed by his supervisor in the training center then submitted to the Examination Committee or the scientific Council or the training Committee concerned to evaluate the Log Book.
Secondly - Decisions on the affairs of examinations:
Examinations in Arabic:
Arabic is the basis for the holding of examinations in the Arab Council of Health Specializations but because of the secrecy of the questions and the difficulty of translating them so as not to give us a translation the same terms approved the Scientific Advisory Board adoption of the exam questions multiple choice and use of the English language, and in the event of any questions requiring writing to answer the doctor can answer them in Arabic.
Please note that the statistics that have been to study the numbers of successful students when to use each language separately in the examinations proved that there were not significant differences in the numbers of successful students in both cases.
Opportunities for attending the exam:
First - opportunities for advancement of the initial written exam:
Advancing the trainee for the exam after the first academic year of the date of registration and the number of opportunities given three chances Examination, so that it starts counting opportunities as of the date of the first test and that of a year after the date of commencement of training is not provided for the examination opportunity unless an excuse acceptable, and the right of each a scientific council to give an exceptional opportunity so as to leave to the President of the Scientific Council, Mr. Secretary-General the power to determine the reasons for giving this opportunity and if exhausting opportunities for advancement Ergn registered.
Secondly - opportunities to apply for the written final exam:
Four attempts to no more than another attempt to double the duration of the training provided by the right of the Scientific Council grant an exceptional opportunity in the same condition for the granting of the previous exceptional opportunity. In the case of depletion has no right to an opportunity to progress to the final written exam only after two years of exhausting and exceptional opportunity for the right to apply for the two recent two chances, and in the absence of success Ergn registered.
Thirdly - opportunities for advancement of the clinical and oral exam:
Gives the advanced exam to enter the final clinical and oral four attempts Examination + an exceptional opportunity in the same condition for the granting of the previous exceptional opportunity to no more than another attempt to double the duration of the training. In the absence of his success he must repeat the exam the final written and is entitled to two chances to re-test the final written, in the absence of his success dismissed from the program and delete the record, while in case of success entitled him two chances to apply for the exam and clinical oral and in case of failure to separate from the program and Ergn registered.
Number of times the exam a year:
1. Number of times the first part written exam:
* Twice a year - or the April session in May
- October session or November.
2. Number of times the final part of the written exam:
* Once a year to be no justification for a second time in his contract year.
3. Number of times the final part of the clinical examination and oral:
* Twice a year - a regular session.
- A special session.
(Provided that the separation between them at least six months).
As for the venue of the special session:
- To be held in Damascus, prefer to be held in conjunction with a meeting of the Committee of Examinations on or before the meeting of the Scientific Council or the Executive Committee.
- You can open other centers Examination (outside Damascus) if there is the following condition:
* That at least the number of applicants for 10 and above for all disciplines.
The eligibility of entry exams (the first written, the final clinical oral and written):
1. Entitled to a doctor registered in the Arab Council progress for the exam after the first written record of the academic year in the program.
2. Every doctor registered in any jurisdiction did not apply for the initial written examination within a maximum period of two years is an acceptable excuse is null and recorded it to apply for registration as a doctor Newcomer Joined by a mechanism in place with payment of new fees.
3. In case of doctor exam final part of the written and the termination of the period of training prescribed did not apply for the examination of clinical and oral within a period of time up to five years, he must re-test the final written and is entitled to only two chances to advance to the final exam written in the absence of passing separated from the program and delete his registration.
Determine holding period of success in one part of the exam:
1. The student retains the right to pass the examination the first written for a period of six years in the absence of progress for the final exam written during this period, he has to repeat the initial exam to be a regular in the training.
2. The student retains the right to succeed in the written final exam for a period of five years provided in the absence of clinical and oral exam during this period, it re-written the final exam to be a regular in the training.
The possibility of exemption from the written exam the first part:
The possibility of exemption from the exam the first part for holders of advanced degrees from world bodies or Arab countries to have the boards of scientific similar to the programs of the Arab Council has spent the systematic training Training) (Structured and let them sit for the final exam written the same mechanism in force in the scientific councils If they succeed in the exam are entitled to apply for clinical and oral exam according to the following conditions:
1 - The Scientific Council competent to form a committee to study the requests for progress consisting of five members.
2 - The committee will consider the applications.
3 - to be paid all fees arising from the doctor (all the years of training fees, examinations, scientific research .....) before being allowed to sit for examinations in question.
Determine the pass mark for the written and clinical exams:
1 - the pass mark in all examinations (initial written exam, final exam, written exam and clinical and oral) and conducted by the scientific councils in all the Arab Council is 60%.
2 - leave the increase in test scores to estimate the supervisor to correct the examination papers in coordination with the decision of the Examinations Committee or the Chairman of the Scientific Council so that the increase not exceeding 5 / / degrees, after the analysis of questions and delete questions difficult and unclear.
3 - applies to clinical examinations and oral examinations that apply to written
/ Item number 2 / so that the increase does not exceed 5 / / degrees and leave the estimate of the Committee on these exams.
Apologies doctors on attending the examinations conducted by the Scientific Boards:
Determine the period to send the request to apologize for sitting for the exams conducted by the scientific councils during the period of not less than one month before the test date to be sent to the Secretariat requested a formal apology signed by the supervisor of the training, sealed from the center, which trained the doctor by the local bodies in the event of non-compliance doctor to send an apology for the exam accounted for on the doctor a chance Examination, and if there is a reason acceptable when taking the examination Alaatmaran converts the drawing to the next session.
With the exception of emergency conditions that are reported at the time.
Pay all required fees before sitting for the exams conducted by the Scientific Boards:
Not to enter any doctor any examination of the exams scientific councils unless steer to draw a test facility application exam period not less than one month before the date of the exam and holds the councils and local bodies and training departments in the Arab countries that deal with the subject of this responsibility and an official letter.
Thirdly - decisions about public affairs:
Thread: the ability to accept a student who has a degree equivalent to the certificate of the
Arab Council in the study of subspecialties:
Accepted student who has a degree equivalent to a certificate of the Arab Council in the study of subspecialties.
Procedures in the event of loss of wall certificate:
Issue a new certificate to the Chairman of the Scientific Council and the current head of the Supreme Council for the Arab to sign it and write below the words "instead of the lost" and be charged a new certificate.
Thread: specify the name of the Arab Council for a certificate of health competence in English and to identify English-language abbreviation for the name of the certificate in each discipline:
Certificate specifying the name of the Arab Council in English initials for the name of the Council: Arab Board Of Health Specializations
And add the abbreviation for the name of scientific specialization.
Major scientific name abbreviation ABHS