The Physiotherapy Department of the University of West Attica is the evolution of the Physiotherapy Department of Athens Technological Educational Institute It is the most high-ranked Department of the University of West Attica.
The subject of the Physiotherapy Department as well as the program structure are aligned with the guidelines of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT), according to which Physiotherapy discipline provides its individualized services in order to develop, maintain and restore their maximum movement and functional capability during their lifespan (http://www.wcpt.org/).
The profession of physical therapist / physiotherapist, through WCPT, belongs in the World Health Professions Alliance (WHPA). Physiotherapists as the medical doctors, pharmacists, dentists and nurses (http://www.wcpt.org/collaborations-activities) constitute a self-sufficient healthcare profession and belong to “regulated professions” such as medical doctors, nurses, dentists, midwives, veterinary surgeons, pharmacists and architects.
The aim of the Physiotherapy Department is:
The Physiotherapy Department offers: