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Curriculum Outline - Effective Spring, 2016

Summer Semester, Year #1 (8 weeks)

Course # & Name
Credits
Class Hours
PT 701 Clinical Anatomy
4
11
PT 702 Medical Terminology
1 online
Total 5
11 + online

 

Fall Semester, Year #1 (15 weeks) 

Course Name
Credits Class Hours
PT 703 Foundations of Patient Care
2
4
PT 704 Ethical and Psychosocial Dimensions of PT Practice
3
3
PT 706 Upper Extremity Kinesiology & Assessment
2
3
PT 707 Research Design and Methods (9 weeks) 3 3
PT 708 Human Physiology and Exercise Physiology
5
5
PT 709 Physical Modalities: Clinical Decision Making & Application 3 4
Total
18
22

 

Spring Semester, Year #1 (15 weeks)

Course Name
Credits
Class Hours
PT 740 PT Prevention & Intervention
4
6
PT 751 Structure & Function of the Nervous System 3 3
PT 752 Lower Extremity Kinesiology & Assessment
2
4
PT 755 Intro to Clinical Education 1 2
PT 770 Directed Research I
1
3 hrs/week lab
PT 780 Clinical Medicine for PT
3
3
PT 790 Pulmonary PT
2
3
PT 795 Integumentary System: Assessment and Intervention
1
2
Total
17
26

 

Summer Semester, Year #2 (8 weeks)

Course Name
Credits
Class Hours
PT 809 Directed Research II: Practicum
1
3 hrs/week lab
Total
1
Hr. Arr.

 

Fall Semester, Year #2 (9 weeks)

Course Name
Credits
Class Hours
PT 803 Differential Diagnosis & Intervention in Clinical Orthopedics I
2
3
PT 804 Introduction to Neurological PT
2
5
PT 805 Musculoskeletal Examination I
3
6
PT 808 Differential Diagnosis in Neurological Evaluation
1
3
PT 809 Directed Research II:  Practicum (continued from summer) 0 3 hrs/week lab
PT 811 Cardiac Rehabilitation
2
5
PT 815 Acute Care Physical Therapy 1 3
Total
11
28

 

Fall Semester, Year #2 (6 weeks after above classes)

Course Name
Credits
Class Hours
PT 806 Clinical Experience I
3
6 weeks
Total
3
6 weeks

 

Spring Semester, Year #2 (15 weeks)

Course Name
Credits Class Hours
PT 807 Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation 1 3
PT 810 Neurological Interventions I
3
5
PT 820 Diff. Diagnosis & Intervention in Clinical Orthopedics II / Radiology & Imaging
3
3
PT 830 Orthotics & Prosthetics
2
2
PT 840 Differential Diagnosis & Intervention in Clinical Neurology
3
3
PT 850 Musculoskeletal Examination II
3
5
PT 882 Pediatric Development & Assessment
2
2
PT 888 Directed Research III: Manuscript Preparation
1
3 hrs/week
Total
18
26

 

Summer Semester, Year #3 (10 weeks)

Course Name
Credits Class Hours
PT 886 Clinical Experience II
5
10 weeks
PT 887 Clinical Decision Making
1
Online
Total
6
10 weeks + online 

 

Fall Semester, Year #3 (15 weeks)

Course Name
Credits Class Hours
PT 870 Health Promotion through the Lifespan 2 2
PT 872 Topics in Physical Therapy 1 2
PT 880 Neurological Interventions II
2
4
PT 881 Seminar in Departmental Organization & Management
3
3
PT 883 Systems Review & Pharmacology
3
3
PT 884 Musculoskeletal Examination III
3
5
PT 885 Electroneuromyography & Motion Analysis
2
2
PT 895 Directed Research IV:  Presentation Tactics
1
3 hrs/week
Total
17
24

 

Spring Semester, Year #3 (20 weeks)

Course Name
Credits Class Hours
PT 889 Clinical Experience III
4.5
9 weeks
PT 890 Clinical Experience IV
4.5
9 weeks
Total
9
n/a

 

Total Credits Required:

First Year
40
Second Year
33
Third Year
32
Total
105