Department of Physiotherapy

Since 2017

Daytime Studies

43
Students
5
Academic Staff
44
Complete Courses
4
Labs

Description

The Department of Physiotherapy established in year 2017-2018, as a part of Faculty of Health Technology at Cihan University- Erbil, and it is the first and only Department in Private Universities in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. It provides a major focus for a health care profession dedicated for the improvement of overall quality of life, prevention of disability, and promotion of positive health.

Mission

The mission of the Physiotherapy Department is to promote and maintain the highest level of education through improvement in education, research quality, and community services in the field of physical therapy. The Department offers a comprehensive educational program, which will extend for four years through varieties of teaching methodology, laboratory, clinical experiences and field training, which are culturally and ethically sensitive. To enhance the practical skills along with classroom teaching, students will train at various centers throughout the duration of study.

Career Opportunity

With this degree, physical therapists can work in a variety of settings such as hospitals, outpatient clinics, private practices, home health agencies, schools, nursing homes, and schools for children with disabilities, centers for people living with disabilities, and sports centers and even the Emergency Room.

Vision

Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) program envisions to be recognized internationally for quality education, evidence-based physiotherapy practice, clinically integrated education through collaboration from specialized professionals and excellence in research.

Objective

The overall objective of the course is to train professional physiotherapists. Therefor the aim of the program is to educate high quality university-level physiotherapists on the basis of the latest fundamental and applied interdisciplinary science and modern technological achievements. The graduates will be ethically responsible, creative and enterprising, professionally providing modern research-based physiotherapy services, which include testing and evaluation of the patient’s clinical condition, the need for physiotherapy and diagnosis, planning, implementation and evaluation of the effectiveness of the physiotherapy procedures.

Career Opportunity

Upon successful completion of the program and fulfilling the local license/regulatory requirements, the student can:

    Work as
  • Physical therapist in multi and super specialty hospitals, outpatient and home care clinics, rehabilitation centers.
  • Ergonomist in industrial sectors and other occupational environments.
  • Instructor in fitness and sports training facilities.
  • Self -employed/home care physical therapist.
  • Pursue career as a research assistant.

  • Advance in career by pursuing Master of Physical Therapy (MPT) and PhD in specialties like musculoskeletal, neurology, cardio-pulmonary, women’s health and pediatrics

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News & Activities

A Trip to the Aylan Physiotherapy Center

On March 10th 2019, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

A Visit to the Aylan Physiotherapy Center

On March 7th 2019, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

Cihan University Participate in a Conference on endocrinology, lipid & vascular

On January 17th and 18th 2019, Dr. Maysoon Alheyderi...

Cihan University’s Representative Attended an Award Ceremony

On January 24th 2019, Dr. Ameena the head of...

A Scientific Trip to the Hero Center

On October 30th 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

A Visit to the Parez Physio Center for Physiotherapy

On October 28th 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

Cihan University’s Representative Attended An Award Ceremony

On January 24th 2019, Dr. Ameena the head of...

Cihan University Participate In A Conference On Endocrinology, Lipid &Vascular

On January 17th and 18th 2019, Dr. Maysoon Alheyderi...

A Field Trip To The Arbil Sports Center

On December 3rd 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy conducted...

A visit to Erbil Sport Center

On December 3rd 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy conducted...

A Field Trip To The Center For The Affected With Neck Injuries

On November 4th 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

A Scientific Trip To The Hero Center

On October 30th 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

A Visit To The Parez Physio Center For Physiotherapy

On October 28th 2018, the Department of Physiotherapy has...

Poster Exhibtion

As a part of improving the critical thinking skills...

Seminar entitled “Nobel Prize”

on 08th of May, 2018, Prof.Dr. Kawis Aziz Faraj,...

Address

Cihan Univerity-Erbil : Building#4

Phone

+9647507381000

Email

ptdep@cihanuniversity.edu.iq