BS PHYSICAL THERAPY

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

BS PHYSICAL THERAPY

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

BS PHYSICAL THERAPY

College of Rehabilitation Sciences

PROGRAM RECOGNITIONS

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy is a four-year program that produces professionals who promote optimal health and function by providing services that develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability for people whose movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, diseases, disorders, conditions or environmental factors. The program culminates in a one-year comprehensive internship program that allows students, while supervised by a licensed professionals, to work within the health spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation with the goal of helping people maximize their quality of life.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  1. Physical therapy clinician in various settings such as hospitals, out-patient physical therapy clinics, private practice, home health care services, athletic and sports training facilities, skilled nursing facilities, hospices, corporate and industrial settings
  2. Educator in academic, clinical, research or community settings
  3. Researcher
  4. Consultant in government/non-government agencies advising in the areas of health and wellness promotion, disability prevention/management, rehabilitation program, accessibility and advocacy

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

FIRST YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
FIL 1 Filipino 1 3 0 3
NSTP 1 NSTP 1 0 0 3
PE 1 PATH-PE 1 2 0 2
PT 1011 Human Anatomy 3 3 4
PT 1012 Introduction to Physical Therapy 2 3 3
PT 1013 Integrative System Physiology 3 3 4
SCITECHS Science, Technology, and Society 3 0 3
THY 1 Christian Vision of the Human Person 3 0 3
UND_SELF Understanding the Self 3 0 3
TOTAL 22 18 28

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
CONTEM_W The Contemporary World 3 0 3
FIL 2 Filipino 2 3 0 3
NSTP 2 NSTP 2 0 0 3
PE 2 PATH-PE 2 2 0 2
PT 1014 Kinesiology and Biomechanics 3 3 4
PT 1015 Medical and Surgical Foundations 1 3 0 3
PT 1016 Organ System Anatomy 2 3 3
PURPCOM Purposive Communication 3 0 3
THY 2 Christian Vision of Marriage and Family 3 0 3
TOTAL 22 15 27

 

 

SECOND YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ART_APP Art Appreciation 3 0 3
ELE 1 Professional Elective 1 3 0 3
PE 3 PATH-PE 3 2 0 2
PT 1017 Physical Modalities 3 3 4
PT 1018 Neuroscience 3 3 4
PT 1019 Assistive Technology 2 3 3
PT 10110 Psychology / Psychiatry 3 0 3
PT RES 1 Research 1 2 3 3
THY 3 Christian Vision of the Church in Society 3 0 3
TOTAL 24 12 28

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ETHICS Ethics 3 0 3
LIWORIZ Life and Works of Rizal 3 0 3
MATH_MW Mathematics in the Modern World 3 0 3
PE 4 PATH-PE 4 2 0 2
PT 10111 Medical and Surgical Foundations 2 3 0 3
PT 10112 Musculoskeletal Examination 2 6 4
PT 10113 Musculoskeletal Evaluation and Intervention 3 6 5
READ_PH Readings in Philippine History 3 0 3
THY 4 Living the Christian Vision in the Contemporary World 3 0 3
TOTAL 25 12 29
THIRD YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 2 Professional Elective 2 3 0 3
PT 10114 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation 2 3 3
PT 10115 Physical Therapy Pharmacology 2 0 2
PT 10116 Neurological Examination 0 6 2
PT 10117 Neurological Evaluation and Intervention 3 6 5
PT 10118 Organization and Administration 3 0 3
PT 10119 Physical Therapy Ethics 2 0 2
PT RES 2 Research 2 2 3 3
TOTAL 17 18 23

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
ELE 3 Professional Elective 3 3 0 3
PT 10120 Health Education and Promotion in Physical Therapy Practice 3 3 4
PT 10121 Medical and Surgical Foundations 3 3 0 3
PT 10122 Pediatric Rehabilitation 3 3 4
PT 10123 Physical Therapy in Special Conditions 3 3 4
PT 10124 Community-Based Rehabilitation 2 3 3
PT 10125 Emerging Practice – Physical Therapy 2 0 2
PT RW 1 Research Writing 1 0 3 1
TOTAL 19 15 24

 

FOURTH YEAR (2 TERMS)
First Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
PT INT 1 Internship 1 0 0 15
PT RW 2 Research Writing 2 0 3 1
PT SEM 3 Physical Therapy Seminar 3 0 3 1
TOTAL 0 6 17

 

Second Term

Abbreviation Description Lec. Hrs. Lab. Hrs. Units Pre-Requisites
PT INT 2 Internship 2 0 0 15
PT SEM 4 Physical Therapy Seminar 4 0 3 1
TOTAL 0 3 16

 

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