Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)


The Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T) program provides the required educational preparation for a professional career as a physical therapist. Program graduates are knowledgeable, self-assured, adaptable, reflective, and service-oriented practitioners who by virtue of critical thinking and ethical values render informed and independent judgments concerning patent/client needs, promote the health and quality of life of the client, and enhance the professional foundations for practice. These practitioners contribute to society and the profession through practice, teaching, administration, and the discovery and application of new knowledge about physical therapy. The educational philosophy of the program is to maximally challenge each student and facilitate his or her development of skills for life-long learning, professional development, and leadership.

SEMESTER PLAN

Year 1 Semester 1

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx Anatomy - I 3+0 None
DPxxx Physiology - I 3+0 None
DPxxx Kinesiology - I 3+0 None
SS104 English - I (Functional English) 2+0 None
SS118 Pakistan Studies 2+0 None
MT210 Biostatistics-I 3+0 None

Year 1 Semester 2

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx Anatomy - II 4+0 None
DPxxx Physiology - II 3+0 None
DPxxx Kinesiology - II 3+0 None
SS203 English - II (Communication Skills) 2+0 None
SS108 Islamic Studies / Ethics 2+0 None
DPxxx Biostatistics-II 3+0 None

Year 2 Semester 3

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx English-III (Technical Writing & Presentation skills) 2+0 None
CS100 Introduction to Computers 3+0 None
DPxxx Anatomy - III 3+0 None
DPxxx Physiology - III 3+0 None
DPxxx Bio-mechanics & Ergonomics - I 3+0 None
DPxxx Biochemistry & Genetics - I 2+0 None

Year 2 Semester 4

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx Anatomy - IV 3+0 None
DPxxx Biomechanics & Ergonomics - II 3+0 None
DPxxx Behavioral Sciences (Psychiatry & Psychology) 3+0 None
DPxxx Biochemistry & Genetics - II 2+0 None
DPxxx Exercise Physiology 3+0 None
DPxxx Medical Physics 3+0 None

Year 3 Semester 5

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx Pathology & Microbiology - I 2+0 None
DPxxx Pharmacology - I 3+0 None
DPxxx Physical agents & Electrotherapy - I 3+0 None
DPxxx Therapeutic exercise and techniques 3+0 None
DPxxx Sociology 2+0 None
DPxxx Health and Wellness 2+0 None
DPxxx Supervised clinical practice-I 3+0 None

Year 3 Semester 6

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx Pathology & Microbiology - II 3+0 None
DPxxx Pharmacology - II 2+0 None
DPxxx Physical agents & Electrotherapy - II 3+0 None
DPxxx Manual Therapy 3+0 None
DPxxx Technical Methodology & Community medicine 3+0 None
DPxxx Supervised clinical practice-II 3+0 None

Year 4 Semester 7

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx Medicine - I 3+0 None
DPxxx Surgery - I 3+0 None
DPxxx Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging 3+0 None
DPxxx Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy 3+0 None
DPxxx Human growth, Development & Community based Rehabilitation 2+0 None
DPxxx Supervised clinical practice-III 3+0 None

Year 4 Semester 8

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx Medicine - II 3+0 None
DPxxx Surgery - II 3+0 None
DPxxx Neurological Physical Therapy 3+0 None
DPxxx Evidence based Practice 3+0 None
DPxxx Prosthetics and Orthotics 2+0 None
DPxxx Supervised clinical practice - IV 3+0 None

Year 5 Semester 10

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx Obstetric & Gynecological Physical Therapy 2+0 None
DPxxx Paediatric Physical Therapy 2+0 None
DPxxx Gerontology & Geriatric Physical Therapy 2+0 None
DPxxx Sports Phyiscal Therapy 2+0 None
DPxxx Supervised Clinical Practice - VI 4+0 None
DPxxx Research Project 6+0 None

Year 5 Semester 9

Code Course CreditHrs Pre-Requisite
DPxxx Cardipulmonary Physical Therapy 3+0 None
DPxxx Emergency Procedures & Primary care in Physical Therapy 2+0 None
DPxxx Clinical Decision Making & Differential Diagnosis 3+0 None
DPxxx Scientific Inquiry & Research Methodology 3+0 None
DPxxx Professional Practice (Law, Ethics, Administration) 2+0 None
DPxxx Integumentry Physical Therapy 2+0 None
DPxxx Supervised clinical practice - V 3+0 None

LIST OF ELECTIVES

Students are required to take courses from this list.

Code Title CrHrs

List of elective courses may be revised as per requirement.