Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy practice was started in Nepal 45 years back with some of the health professionals selling need of physiotherapy for patients. Few nurses in government hospitals were provided with physiotherapy training who continued their job as therapists.
Aims of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) program:
To produce graduates who have the ability to solve problems and make decisions, have good communication skills and who have an in depth knowledge of the science and practice of physiotherapy, enabling them to practice safely, effectively and efficiently in a variety of clinical and community settings. Their practice will be patient centred and will include the promotion of health and well-being and the prevention of injury.
The primary objective of physiotherapy education is to prepare a trained health care professional within the country to meet Nepal's demand for qualified physiotherapy services. The graduates will have the opportunity to study further internationally in physiotherapy at masters and PhD level, as well as in related fields, such field as anatomy or kinesiology.