Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

General Education Objectives

The general objectives of physiotherapy curriculum is to prepare a caring general purpose, community  oriented Doctor who will be competent to deal with common health problems of the people in a  scientifically sound,  cost  effective manner using  appropriate technology and a holistic  approach.

He /she should be able to assume leadership in health care team, function and communicate effectively as a manager in accordance with the code of medical ethics. He/she should be a continuous self-learner who is able to pursue training in the specialty of his/her choice. In accordance to achieve the general objective. Physiotherapy institutions aim to the acquisition of the following specific learning outcomes in the cognitive, effective and psychomotor domains.

Doctor of Physiotherapy Program

The duration of Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT) program is five (05) years and each year has two (02) semesters thus making ten (10) Semesters. Subjects to be taught during the studies of doctor of Physiotherapy:

FIRST YEAR

SEMESTERSUBJECTS
1st Semester1. Kinesiology
2. Anatomy
3. Physiology
4. English
5. Pakistan Studies
6. Biostatics
2nd Semester1. Kinesiology
2. Anatomy
3. Physiology
4. English
5. Islamiyah
6. Biostatics

SECOND YEAR

SEMESTERSUBJECTS
3rd Semester1. Biomechanics & Ergonomics
2. Anatomy
3. Physiology
4. Biochemistry & Genetics
5. Sociology
6. Introduction to Computer
4th Semester1. Biomechanics & Ergonomics
2. Exercise Physiology
3. Anatomy
4. Biochemistry & Genetics
5. Medical Physics
6. Behavioral Sciences

THIRD YEAR

SEMESTERSUBJECTS
5th Semester1. Physical Agents & Electrotherapy
2. Therapeutics Exercise
3. Human Growth & Development
4. Pharmacology & Therapeutics
5. Community Medicine
6. Health & Wellness
7. Clinical Practice
6th Semester1. Physical Agents & Electrotherapy
2. Manual Therapy
3. Teaching Methodology
4. Clinical Practice
5. Pharmacology & Therapeutics’

FOURTH YEAR

SEMESTERSUBJECTS
7th Semester1. Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy
2. Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging
3.Clinical Practice
4. Medicine
5. Surgery
8th Semester1. Neurological Physical Therapy
2. Evidence Based Practice
3. Prosthetics & Orthotics
4. Clinical Practice
5. Medicine
6. Surgery

FIFTH YEAR

SEMESTERSUBJECTS
9th Semester1. Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy
2. Emergency Procedure & Primary Care in Physical Therapy
3. Clinical Decision Making & Differential Diagnosis
4. Sports Physical Therapy
5. Integumentary Physical Therapy
6. Clinical Practice
10th Semester1. Obstetrics Gynecology Physical Therapy
2. Pediatrics Physical Therapy
3. Gerontology & Geriatric Physical Therapy
4. Professional Practices
5. Clinical Practice