Author : A. Al-Sheibani, Mahmoud M. Dboba, W. Astiata, Yahya Alkamali,
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 10, Pages 3606-3611
Physiotherapy is a specialist branch of medicine that helps remediate impairments in movement and promote patients' quality of life. Furthermore, Physiotherapy plays a crucial role in helping people who have lost their mobility or suffer from movement disorders. Educational criteria for physiotherapy providers vary from state to state and from country to country, and among various levels of professional responsibility. The purpose of the study to assess the impact and effectiveness of the educational process in physiotherapy in Libya, and to provide an overview of education and training at the University of Zawia in Libya including the graduate students, staff members, and demonstrators from 2002-2012. The data was conducted from the department documents and from the staff in the Physiotherapy Department at the University of Zawia. As a result, during 2002-2009, the mean number of graduate students was 5.43. While from 2009-2012 a visible increase in the number of graduate students was reported and the mean reached 18, owing to the rise in the knowledge of physiotherapy importance and the raise of awareness that has been shown that between the society and association of students. On the other hand, the percentage of the national and foreign teachers' members was reported 46% and 36% respectively, while the assistant staff members were 18%. In addition, during 2002-2010, the demonstrators were 5 while in 2010-2012 there were 12, this increase was associated with the rising number of graduate students.