Physiotherapy Internship Program

Physiotherapy Internship is an obligatory period of experiential learning, spanning over 06 months (24 weeks) where the graduate of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy is trained to acquire the essential knowledge, skill, and competencies required to function as a Physiotherapist.

This internship period is mandatory for graduates of Bachelor of Physiotherapy for taking the Physiotherapist Licensing examination of the Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE.

Gulf Medical University is offering the Internship program in collaboration with Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital that is approved by the Ministry of Health and Prevention, UAE. The internship program offered in Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital, Ajman is in line with global standards to keep up the knowledge base of Physiotherapy and top priority is given for one-to-one clinical training.

The aims of the internship are to;

  • Provide ‘on the job’ experience under close supervision.
  • Provide opportunities to attain appropriate higher skills and competencies before entering the work-place as Physiotherapist/Community or Homecare physiotherapist/ Industrial Ergonomic advisor/ Research Assistant.
  • Give an insight into the practice of the rehabilitation services with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrate the current practices in physiotherapy with evidence-based practice.
  • Serve as a strong motivating factor for the learner to continue and specialize further in the chosen field of study.
  • Develop collaborative work with inter-professional teams to enhance patient safety and improve the quality of care at an appropriate level of practice.

Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree.

The following documents are required as part of the internship application:

  • Updated 2-page CV listing your personal details, educational qualifications, career goals, your interests, achievements
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Letter of Good Standing
  • College / University Transcripts
  • Final Degree or Provisional Degree Certificate
  • Valid BLS Provider Certificate
  • Valid passport with valid UAE visa (For local: Family Book)
  • Valid Emirates ID
  • Birth Certificate
  • 6 Recent Passport size photo (white background)
  • Medical Fitness Certificate (Vaccination): BCG, HBV, and Tetanus are mandatory.