DOCTOR OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

DPT

COURSE FACT

STUDY LEVEL STUDY NOTE PROGRAM DURATION CREDITS HOURS

Undergraduate

Full-Time

10 Semesters (5 years)

180

Eligibility Criteria

Intermediate (Pre-Medical) with minimum 60% marks or equivalent

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ADMISSIONS

OPEN 2024

OBJECTIVES

• DPT equip students with basic medical knowledge.

• Doctor of Physical Therapy Provision of sound foundation in patient assessment, counseling and rehab on short term and long term basis.

• DPT provide leadership, management, successful oral and written communication skills and apply high standards of professional integrity and ethical values.

ROLE AND SCOPE

• Clinical practitioner in acute care hospitals, rehabilitation centers and NGO’s.

• DPT Out Patient clinical specialist.

• Doctor Of Physical Theraphy are basically patient hospital consultant.

• Geriatric specialist doing extended care practices in old homes.

• Rehabilitation expert in Sports Trauma.

• Clinical practice in Hospice.

• Community based rehabilitation expert in special education schools.

• DPT Physical therapist and fitness instructor in fitness centers.

• Ergonomist/work setting expert

• Physical therapist in Industrial or Occupational Environment.

• Lectureship in academic settings.

• Evidence based research officers in Research organizations.

• Policy makers in Local state and federal government.

PROGRAM OBJECTIVES:

The Objectives of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program (DPT) is to prepare Physical Therapists who will:

1. Be primary contact person for Physical Therapy care.

2. Serve as responsible members in the professional community and are willing and able to

assume leadership roles in the communities they serve.

3. Advocate evidence based practice and participate in high quality research programs.

4. Practice respecting the social, economic and cultural issues of practice and effectively advocate for changes in policy.

5. Integrate theoretical and practical knowledge and should be creative and adaptive to different working environments.

6. Participate in continuous education for communities, patients, peers, students and others.

PROGRAM OUTCOMES:

Graduates of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program will:

1. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the basic and clinical sciences relevant to physical therapy, both in their fundamental context and in their application to the discipline of physical therapy.

2. Understand, correlate and apply theoretical foundations of knowledge to the practice of physical therapy; evaluate and clarify new or evolving theory relevant to physical therapy.

3. Demonstrate the behaviors of the scholarly clinician by developing and utilizing the process

of critical thinking and inquiry, particularly focused on the improvement of the practice of physical therapy and the delivery of health care.

4. Engage evidence based practice through sound clinical decision making, critical self-assessment and commitment to lifelong learning.

5. Demonstrate mastery of entry level professional clinical skills. Provision of these services is based on the best available evidence and includes physical therapy examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, prevention activities, wellness initiatives and appropriate health care utilization.

6. Demonstrate leadership, management, and communication skills to effectively participate in physical therapy practice and the health care team.

7. Incorporate and demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviors to all persons.

8. Demonstrate the professional and social skills to adapt to changing health care environments to effectively provide physical therapy care.

Total numbers of credit hours

180

Duration

5 years 10 Semesters

Course load per semester

17 – 19 CrH

Number of courses per semester

6 – 7

Total number of Courses

67

Category of Courses

Number of Courses

Credit Hours

Total

Theory

Practical

Compulsory

11

23

22

01

Major

46

135

89

46

Minor

10

22

22

0

Total

67

180

133

47

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
ISL-101 Islamic Studies 2(2-0) Compulsory
ETH-100 Ethics(for non-Muslims) 2(2-0) Compulsory
ENG-107 Functional English 3(3-0) Compulsory
GEN-105 Creative Arts 2(2-0) Compulsory
ISL-103 Teachings of Holy Quran -I NC Compulsory
ANA-102 Anatomy –I 4(3-1) Major
PHSL-101 Physiology-I 3(2-1) Major
DPT-111 Kinesiology-I 3(2-1) Major
  Credit Hours 17 -

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
GEN-104 Ideology & Constitution of Pakistan 2(2-0) Compulsory
CS-102 Applications of Information & Communication Technologies 3(2-1) Compulsory
ENG-108 Expository Writing 3(3-0) Compulsory
ISL-104 Teachings of Holy Quran -II NC Compulsory
ANA-103 Anatomy –II 4(3-1) Major
PHSL-102 Physiology-II 3(2-1) Major
DPT-112 Kinesiology-II 3(2-1) Major
  Credit Hours 18 -

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
ISL-201 Teachings of Holy Quran -III NC Compulsory
PSY-201 Psychology 2(2-0) Compulsory
GEN-202 Environmental Studies 3(2-1) Compulsory
GEN-206 Entrepreneurship 2(2-0) Compulsory
ANA-201 Anatomy –III 3(2-1) Major
PHSL-201 Physiology-III 3(2-1) Major
DPT-211 Biomechanics & Ergonomics-I 3(3-0) Major
BIOC-201 Biochemistry I 2(2-0) Inter-Disciplinary
  Credit Hours 18 -

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
ISL-202 Teachings of Holy Quran -IV NC Compulsory
GEN-203 Community Service Learning 2(2-0) Compulsory
ANA-203 Anatomy-IV 3(2-1) Major
DPT-212 Biomechanics & Ergonomics-II 3(2-1) Major
DPT-213 Exercise Physiology 3(2-1) Major
HW-316 Health & Wellness 2(2-0) Minor
PHY-201 Medical Physics 3(2-1) Major
BIO-202 Biochemistry II 3(2-1) Inter- Disciplinary
  Credit Hours : 19 -

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
STAT-302 Biostatistics 3(3-0) Compulsory
PATH-301 Pathology & Microbiology I 2(2-0) Inter-Disciplinary
PHARM-301 Pharmacology & Therapeutics I 2(2-0) Inter-Disciplinary
DPT-311 Physical Agents & Electrotherapy I 3(2-1) Major
DPT-313 Therapeutic Exercises & Techniques 3(2-1) Major
DPT-317 Supervised Clinical Practice I 3(0-3) Major
BIOC-203 Molecular Biology & Genetics 2(2-0) Minor
  Credit Hours: 18 -

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
GEN-310 Research Methodology 3(3-0) Compulsory
GEN-302 Patient Care 2(2-0) Minor
PAT-303 Pathology & Microbiology II 2(1-1) Inter- Disciplinary
PHARM-302 Pharmacology & Therapeutics II 2(2-0) Inter-Disciplinary
DPT-314 Physical Agents & Electrotherapy –II 3(2-1) Major
DPT-315 Community Medicine & Rehabilitation 3(3-0) Major
DPT-316 Supervised Clinical Practice II 3(0-3) Major
  Credit Hours 18 -

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
MED-402 Medicine I 3(3-0) Inter-Disciplinary
SUR-401 Surgery I 3(3-0) Inter-Disciplinary
RDS-402 Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging 3(2-1) Inter-Disciplinary
DPT-411 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy 3(2-1) Major
DPT-412 Evidence Based Practice 3(2-1) Major
DPT-413 Supervised Clinical Practice III 3(0-3) Major
  Credit Hours 18 -

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
MED-403 Medicine II 3(3-0) Inter-Disciplinary
SUR-402 Surgery II 3(3-0) Inter-Disciplinary
DPT-414 Neurological Physical Therapy 3(2-1) Major
DPT-415 Emergency Procedures & Primary Care In Physical Therapy 3(2-1) Major
DPT-416 Supervised Clinical Practice IV 3(0-3) Major
  Credit Hours 15 -

 

Summer

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
GEN-401 Internship 3(0-3) -

 

Semester 9

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
DPT-511 Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy 3(2-1) Major
DPT-512 Prosthetics & Orthotics 2(2-0) Minor
DPT-513 Clinical Decision Making & Differential Diagnosis 3(3-0) Major
DPT-514 Manual Therapy 3(2-1) Major
DPT-515 Professional Practice (Laws ,Ethics & Administration) 2(2-0) Major
DPT-516 Integumentary Physical Therapy 2(2-0) Major
DPT-517 Supervised Clinical Practice V 3(0-3) Major
  Credit Hours 18 -

 

Semester 10

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours Course Type
DPT-518 Obstetrics & Gynecological Physical Therapy 2(2-0) Major
DPT-519 Pediatrics Physical Therapy 2(2-0) Major
DPT-520 Gerontology & Geriatric Physical Therapy 2(2-0) Major
DPT-521 Sports Physical Therapy 2(2-0) Major
DPT-522 Supervised Clinical Practice VI 4(0-4) Major
GEN-502 Research Project 6(0-6) Major
  Credit Hours 18 -
  Total Credit Hours 180 -