Doctor of Physical Therapy

Objective

• To equip students with basic medical knowledge.

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

• To produce qualified physical therapists for hospitals, academic settings, sports settings, fitness centers and research organizations.

• To provide appropriate cost effective treatment plans for patients and clients.

• To develop and maintain collaboration with national and international bodies concerned with physical therapy services.

• To 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.

• Out Patient clinical specialist.

• In 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.

• 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.

semesters and courses

  • Duration

    10 Semesters, 5 years

  • Eligibility

    FSc Pre-Medical with minimum 60% marks or its equivalent

  • credit hours
    required

    175

 

Semester 1

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ANA-111 Anatomy -I 4(3-1)
PHY-112 Physiology-I 3(2-1)
KIN-113 Kinesiology-I 3(2-1)
ENG-114 English-I (Functional English) 3(3-0)
PS-122 Pakistan Studies 2(2-0)
IT-215 Introduction to Computer 3(2-1)
Credit Hours : 18
 
 

Semester 2

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ANA-121 Anatomy-II 4(3-1)
PHY-122 Physiology-II 3(2-1)
KIN-123 Kinesiology-II 3(2-1)
ENG-124 English-II (Functional English) 3(3-0)
IS-112 Islamic Studies / Ethics 2(2-0)
SOC-315 Sociology 2(2-0)
Credit Hours : 17
 
 

Semester 3

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ENG-216 English-III (Technical Writing and Presentation Skills) 3(3-0)
MPHY-226 Medical Physics 3(2-1)
ANA-211 Anatomy-II 3(2-1)
PHY-212 Physiology-III 3(2-1)
ERGO-213 Biomechanics & Ergonomics-I 3(3-0)
BIO-214 Biochemistry-I 2(2-0)
Credit Hours : 17
 
 

Semester 4

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
ANA-221 Anatomy-IV (Neuro Anatomy) 3(2-1)
ERG-222 Biomechanics & Ergonomics-II 3(2-1)
HW-316 Health & Wellness 2(2-0)
GEN-224 Biochemistry-II 3(2-1)
PHY-225 Exercise Physiology 3(2-1)
MBG-223 Molecular Biology & Genetics 2(2-0)
Credit Hours : 16

 

Semester 5

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PATH-311 Pathology & Microbiology-I 2(2-0)
PT-321 Pharmacology & Therapeutics-I 2(2-0)
PA-313 Physical Agents & Electrotherapy-I 3(2-1)
TE-314 Therapeutic Exercises & Techniques 3(2-1)
STAT-116 Bio Statistics-I 3(3-0)
PSY-223 Behavioral Sciences (Psychology & Ethics) 2(2-0)
PRAC-317 Supervised Clinical Practice-I 3(0-3)
Credit Hours : 18

Semester 6

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
PTH-321 Pathology & Microbiology-II 3(2-1)
PT-322 Pharmacology & Therapeutics-II 2(2-0)
PA-323 Physical Agents & Electrotherapy-II 3(2-1)
STAT-126 Bio-statistics-II (university optional) 3(3-0)
CMR-324 Community Medicine &  Rehabilitation 3(3-0)
PRAC-326 Supervised Clinical Practice -II 3(0-3)
Credit Hours : 17

Semester 7

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MED-411 Medicine -I 3(3-0)
SUR-412 Surgery -I 3(3-0)
RAD-413 Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging 3(2-1)
MPT-414 Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy 3(2-1)
EBP-424 Evidence Based Practice 3(2-1)
PRAC-426 Supervised Clinical Practice-III 3(0-3)
Credit Hours : 18

 

Semester 8

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
MED-421 Medicine-II 3(3-0)
SUR-422 Surgery-II 3(3-0)
NEUR-423 Neurological Physical Therapy 3(2-1)
SIRM-514 Scientific Inquiry & Research Methodology 3(2-1)
EPPC-512 Emergency Procedures & Primary Care in Physical Therapy 3(2-1)
PRAC-517 Supervised Clinical Practice -IV 3(0-3)
Credit Hours : 18

 

Semester 9

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
CARD-511 Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy 3(2-1)
PO-425 Prosthetic’s & Orthotics 2(2-0)
CDM-513 Clinical Decision Making & Differential Diagnosis 3(3-0)
MT-324 Manual Therapy 3(2-1)
PO-425 Professional  Practice  (Laws, Ethics, Administration) 2(2-0)
IPT-516 Integumentary Physical Therapy 2(2-0)
PRAC-517 Supervised Clinical Practice-V 3(0-3)
Credit Hours : 18

 

Semester 10

Course Code Course Title Credit Hours
GOPT-521 Obstetrics &Gynecological & Physical Therapy 2(2-0)
PPT-522 Pediatric Physical Therapy 2(2-0)
GAG-523 Gerontology and Geriatric Physical Therapy 2(2-0)
SPT-524 Sports Physical Therapy 2(2-0)
PRAP-525 Supervised Clinical Practice VI 4(0-4)
PROJ-526 Research Project 6(0-6)
Credit Hours : 18
Total Credit Hours: 175