Core Competency

Over the past few years, the demand for physiotherapy professional services has increased dramatically around the globe including the Gulf region. The Department of Physiotherapy at Ahlia University offers a comprehensive programme that strive for generating independent, professional, skilled, reflective and analytical physiotherapists who acquire a strong scientific and methodical knowledge base and understand the importance of research and evidence based clinical practice.

Physiotherapists have an important role in the health care of patients of all ages who have lost movement or functional ability following an accident or disease, by utilizing physical approach aimed at the promotion, preservation and restoration of the individual’s physical, psychological and social welfare.

Through relieving pain, restoring function, preventing impairment and improving functional status, physiotherapists assist people to continue as active and independent people.

The College of Medical and Health Sciences aims at training self-sufficient physiotherapists by providing theoretical and clinical practical courses achieved by meeting and working with patients in a variety of healthcare environments.

VISION OF THE COLLEGE OF MEDICAL & HEALTH SCIENCES

The College of Medical and Health Sciences will be a regional leader in both undergraduate and graduate education of healthcare professionals with emphasis on best clinical practice, professional and ethical issues, critical thinking and healthcare research.

MISSION OF THE COLLEGE OF MEDICAL & HEALTH SCIENCES

The College aspires to develop healthcare professionals who are engaged in life-long learning, leadership and research and who are able to respond effectively to the health needs of the community and the region while remaining sensitive to the sociocultural beliefs. This will be achieved through investment in faculty staff development and state-of the art educational and research facilities.