• This course familiarizes the students in clinical and community settings in preparation for internship. It provides the opportunity to interact with various clients and improve thier clinical reasoning and skills as they integrate the various assessments, evaluation and treatment. It also an avenue for the students to practice and apply proper documentation from referral towards discharge.

  • The course will help physical therapy students to familiarize themselves with theprocess of ethical reasoning especially as it refers to medical situations. Its aim is to help the students arrive at a right decision after considering the scientific, moral, legal and ethical aspects of a given situation.
  • This course deals with the basic principles, techniques,the indications and contraindications of physical and physiological basis for therapeutic use of heat such as hot moist pack, paraffin and ultrasound; cold, light and water. These also include traction and evidence-based practice on use of modalities.
  • This course is the introduction to the principles, basic skills and procedures in patient care. The topics include approaches to infection control, vital signs and vital sign’s assessment, body mechanics, positioning and draping, features and activities of wheelchairs, transfers activities, assistive devices, patterns and activities ambulation aids. It also discusses the nature of practice of physical therapy as well as the introduction to SOAP writing and documentation. The course emphasizes the use of lecture, laboratory and related learning experience through return demonstration.


  • This course introduces the students with the various medical, surgical, orthopedic, neurologic, and geriatric conditions commonly encountered in physical therapy. The course emphasizes more on the physical therapy management of these conditions. Roles of the other rehabilitation workers are also discussed.