International recognition of Physiotherapy Education at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences

Physiotherapy Education at Satakunta University of Applied Sciences has been awarded the World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT) Certificate of Accreditation for five years with conditions.

13.2.2020 | By: Viveka Höijer-Brear | Photo: WCPT

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Satakunta University of Applied Sciences is enthusiastic over the outcome of the international accreditation process, which provides feedback on both the strengths and development areas of the programmes. SAMK in proud to be the first Scandinavian, and only the third European university to open up our physiotherapy education to the International Accreditation Process of the World Confederation for Physical Therapy.

The Accreditation gives clear guidance regarding future development while also concluding that Satakunta University of Applied Sciences offers a high standard of training to physiotherapy students. The strengths include excellent facilities, committed teachers and good relationships between clinical placements and the university. The Service Centre SOTEEKKI is seen as an innovative and impressive learning environment.

Viveka Höijer-Brear

“It was a big step to open our physiotherapy education to international evaluation. Today we are both proud of the international recognition and ready to go for more. We see the WCPT Accreditation process as an excellent tool in developing the quality of physiotherapy education.”

13.2.2020 | By: Viveka Höijer-Brear | Photo: WCPT

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