“Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about epilepsy and their predictors among university students in Jordan” by Jameel Khaleel Hijazeen et al.

• Article title: “Knowledge, attitudes, and beliefs about epilepsy and their predictors among university students in Jordan”. – Jameel Khaleel Hijazeen, MD*; Munir Ahmad Abu-Helalah, MPH, PhD; Hussam Ahmad Alshraideh, MS, PhD; Omar Salameh Alrawashdeh, MS, PhD; Fady Nather Hawa, Tareq Dalbah, MD; Fadi W. Farah, MD. • Journal title: Epilepsy & Behavior, Imapct Factor 2.061, PubMed-Indexed. —- Thanks to Prof. Mona Mohamed and Prof. Amal Abdelrazeq for their feedback …

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My Experience and Required Documents: Applying for Approbation in Bezirksregierung Arnsberg (Updated on 10.02.2015)

Coat of arms and map of the District Government of Arnsberg (Regierungsbezirk Arnsberg)

On 21.10.2014 I was in Arnsberg to apply for approbation. Back then, a doctor needed to go in person in order to apply for Approbation. But now things changed and one can apply only by sending legalized copies of the the necessary documents via mail. But for those intereseted, what happened with me back then? Frau Anette Tacke was only there (Click here for a list of the responsible employees and their …

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Salaries of doctors in Germany according to Marburger Bund

The tables in the PDF document at the end of this post show the salaries of doctors in Germany according to Marburgerg Bund. The salaries are in Brutto (that means, before taxes). The tax depends on whether you are single or married, have children or not, and other factors. I do not have further information. One resident told me that the taxes for a single doctor might be 35% of …

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Amazing! The necessary topics to study for the Gleichwertigkeit examination in one German state ( Rheinland-Pfalz).

Amazing! The necessary topics to study for the Gleichwertigkeit examination in one German state ( Rheinland-Pfalz). However, I think this could apply on many German states. Themen zu Lernen für Gleichwetrigkeitsprüfung – Unten steht alle letzte Examprotokollen in Rheinland-Pfalz in den letzten Monaten Source: @Adham Bader, https://www.facebook.com/groups/406905339399229/permalink/687258464697247/  

This is not how to do it! According to Arab Media, Arab scientists cured Alzheimer, Multiple Sclerosis, Cancers, HIV… Only to mention a few!

Map of the Arab World

I am an Arab and no one can deny his origin. I do not! I am just sick about the situation of scientific research in the Arab World. To not take part in the scientific advancement of humanity is something. But what is most distressing in my opinion is that the majority of my fellow Arabs do not seem to criticize what they read, hear and watch in the media! I believe …

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How to and how easy is it to get C1 level in Telc B2-C1 Medical exam? Be the judge yourself!

How to get telc C1 Medical Certificate?

Telc Deutsch B2-C1 Medizin tests medical German language of doctors. It is called B2-C1 because it tests “indirectly” the Grammer of B2 level but the writing and speaking ability of C1 level (not very sure about what is B2 or C1… What is important, this is why it is called B2-C1. Not everything is required to be C1 level). This exam is now required for granting Approbation in many German …

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Korrekt bewerben als Assistenzarzt

Eigene Ziele kennenlernen Stärken-/Schwächen-Analyse Jobangebote suchen Stellenanzeigen für Assistenzärzte Schreiben des Lebenslaufs Entwurf des Anschreibens Vorbereiten der Anlagen Bewerbungsmappe zusammenstellen Alles nochmal überprüfen Versand der Bewerbungsmappe Auf das Vorstellungsgespräch vorbereiten   Mehr…. Quelle: http://korrekt-bewerben.de/assistenzarzt

Welcoming the doctor who developed the Patientenkommunikationstest in “Doctors Going to Germany”: Dr. Nabeel Farhan

I am proud and happy to welcome a new member in this group. He is a foreign doctor who can be easily considered as a role model for foreign doctors in Germany. He now has a medical specialty in Neurosurgery, holds a Masters Degree in Medical Education, works in Freiburg University Hospital, and is the Medical Leader of FIA Freiburg International Academy. According to the Journal of the German Medical …

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Medical Project Leader of FIA: “A medical language test is starting from July 2014 obligatory to issuance of Approbation in all German states”

 Source: A comment by Dr. Farhan in a Facebook Group called “Gleichwertigkeitsprüfung für ausländische Ärzte”, link. Translation: A medical language test (of C1 level), like the Patient Communication Test (www.freiburg-international-academy.de), is starting from July 2014  obligatory to issuance of the medical license (Approbation) in all German states. This exam is however not yet implemented in all German states. Only in Northrhine-Westfalia, Baden Wütemberg, Thüringne, Hessen, Rheinland-Pfalz is this exam now …

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A German website that is like a German-version of USMLE World! Amazing!

Miamed.de website is like a German-version of USMLE World. There are MCQ questions along with explained answers. Sometimes, there are videos too. Moreover, there is explanation to all clinical subjects. Official video that explains in details how the questions system work:   You can use Chrome translation extensions while reading and this would make learning easier (See this post about translation extensions in Chrome).   It is amazing! It is for …

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Not a dream: Take online courses from famous universities for FREE!!!

Will the poor one day have free access to high quality education from the most famous universities in the world? A website called “coursera” is a step in this direction. A colleague of mine, Hamzeh Itum (Thanks a lot 🙂 ), sent me a link to an online English course that covers research basics for medical professionals (See the course description and the link at the end of post). It is …

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