Graduate Diploma Program In Clinical Physical Therapy
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Graduate Diploma

Degree Designation

Graduate Diploma (Clinical Physical Therapy)

Purposes

To develop physical therapy graduates in the aspects of increasing theoretical knowledge and practical skills in specialized field including manipulative therapy, physical therapy in stroke, pediatric physical therapy , and community-based physical therapy and health promotion as follows.

  1. Having specialized theoretical and practical physical therapy knowledge together with specialized academicand professional experiences.
  2. Having high-level professional skills which can extensively apply the theoretical and practical knowledge using both physical therapy contexts and extras for the profession and for the discussion in new problematic issues.
  3. Analyzing physical therapy related problems, selecting appropriate plans or methods of therapeutic interventions, also offering collaboration and assistance for initiating others’ plans aiming for professional betterment.
  4. Expressing effective leadership in workplace and/or in community in accordance with core values and integrity, heaving good collaboration with others in various situations, being a professional role model, and having leadership and professional ethics.
  5. Having responsibilities towards duty and society, also working with other related disciplines.
  6. Having ability in communication and knowledge transfer by using appropriate technology, also offering collaboration and assistance for initiating others’ plans aiming for professional betterment.

Qualifications

  1. Candidate must hold Bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy.
  2. GPA not less than 2.5
  3. Having physical therapy license.
  4. Having clinical experiences in specialized-field of physical therapy at least 500 hours.
  5. Exemption from the above conditions could be made according to the consideration of the Head of the Program and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The selection is processed by the Program Committee with written examination and/or interview, the consideration of learning outcomes from high-school and examination results from the Committee of Higher Education could be included.

Curriculum Structure

Core Courses 13 Credits
Required Courses (Major) 8 Credits
Elective Courses not less than 4 Credits
Total not less than 25 Credits

Course Requirements

Core Courses Credit
PTPT556 : SPECIALIZED PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE I 3
PTPT557 : SPECIALIZED PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE II 3
PTPT588 : LEADERSHIP AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN HEALTH PROFESSIONS 3
PTPT613 : CRITICAL READING REPORTS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 1
PTPT615 : PHYSICAL THERAPY SEMINAR 1
PTPT616 : DIAGNOSTIC SCREENING FOR PHYSICAL THERAPIST 2
Required Courses Credit
PTPT552 : MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM DISORDERS AND MANAGEMENT 2
PTPT541 : PROFESSIONAL MANIPULATIVE THERAPY I 3
PTPT542 : PROFESSIONAL MANIPULATIVE THERAPY II 3
PTPT545 : CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK IN PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH STROKE 3
PTPT546 : UPDATE IN PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH STROKE 2
PTPT617 : ADVANCED MOTOR CONTROL AND LEARNING 3
PTPT617 : ADVANCED MOTOR CONTROL AND LEARNING 3
PTPT567 : DEVELOPMENTAL ASSESSMENTS IN PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY 3
PTPT568 : UPDATE IN PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT578 : ESSENTIAL SKILLS IN COMMUNITY PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT579 : PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY PHYSICAL THERAPY I 3
PTPT580 : PROFESSIONAL COMMUNITY PHYSICAL THERAPY II 3
PTPT581 : PHYSICAL THERAPY IN CRITICAL CARE 2
PTPT582 : MONITORING AND SPECIAL INVESTIGATION 2
PTPT583 : INTEGRATED PHYSIOLOGY FOR RESPIRATORY AND CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT584 : CARDIOPULMONARY REHABILITATION 2
Elective Courses Credit
PTPT585 : GERIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT586 : PRODUCT DESIGN FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT587 : THEORY AND MANAGEMENT OF PAIN 2
PTPT559 : ENGLISH FOR PHYSICAL THERAPISTS 2
PTPT560 : PEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY IN EARLY INTERVENTION 2
PTPT563 : PHYSICAL THERAPY IN SPECIAL EDUCATION SYSTEM 2
PTPT564 : ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR PHYSICAL DISABILITIES 2
PTPT569 : OVERSEAS INTERNSHIPS 2
PTPT597 : RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT631 : APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 3
PTPT634 : ADVANCED BIOMECHANICS AND KINESIOLOGY 3
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