Amity Institute of Physiotherapy (AIPT) is an integral part of Amity Group, under the patronage of Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (RBEF) & Ritnand Balved Medical Foundation (RBMF) which has over 70 Institutions running variety of educational programmes in various campuses in cities like Bhuwaneswar, New Delhi, Jaipur, Raipur, Gurgaon, Lucknow and Noida.
The ultimate goal of Amity Institute of Physiotherapy is to prepare Physiotherapists, who are good clinical analyzers, excellent team workers, life long learners and are able to practice as excellent therapists in a variety of health care delivery systems such as primary, secondary and tertiary systems. In order to meet its obligation in teaching, research, scholarly activities, practice of service, the Amity Institute of Physiotherapy, strives to maintain high quality faculty who are excellent teachers and expert practitioners, whose contributions are remarkable in the field of physiotherapy.
The Amity Institute of Physiotherapy imparts undergraduate (BPT) as well postgraduate (MPT) programs in physiotherapy.
BPT is a full time training program in physiotherapy for four years followed by six months’ internship (4½ years) leading to Bachelor of Physiotherapy Degree (BPT). The Bachelor of Physiotherapy course provides systematic Physiotherapy education in theory as well as practical with an emphasis on clear concepts and basics. This helps the students in critical analysis, decision-making leading to detailed therapeutic treatment. This enables the students to emerge as thorough responsible professionals as well as create a necessary knowledge base for advanced education in specialized clinical practice.
Post graduation (MPT) is offered in five specializations including Orthopaedics, Neurology, Cardiopulmonary, Sports and Paediatrics. It is a two year course which includes a dissertation in the area of choice. The Master of Physiotherapy course provides specialized and advances knowledge in the area of specialization. This helps to develop competence in the area of study leading to greater aptitude for specialized clinical practice and research in that area.
The graduation curriculum in physiotherapy will provide the basis for entry into professional physiotherapy practice. The graduates are prepared with the necessary and thorough base to practice in a variety of setting including government and private hospitals, old age homes, gymnasiums, clinics, fitness centres, industrial area, and areas of sports. They also have the opportunity to start their own private clinics.
- Physiotherapist are employed in all general hospitals and also in specialty and super specialty hospitals run by the government and non-government organizations, with a role also in critical care, early intervention programs with the national health delivery system, emphasizing community based rehabilitation. Physiotherapists are also working at district levels and community health centers and will be engaged in primary health Centers in near future.
- Today majority of Physiotherapists are engaged in Private Practice in poly clinics or their own clinics and carry out referral as well as first contact practice.
- Foreign employment and professional up-gradation program are accessible to qualified physiotherapists.
- The postgraduate physiotherapists are now in demand from various corporate hospitals they can also opt for research and development works in the institutional setups. They can select the teaching option in various government and private institutions also.