PT Academic Program and Curricula

Curriculum Description


At the end of the level I and Level II program the student should:

  1. Know the basics in Human Anatomy and Physiology.
  2. Know the concepts and principles in the provision of basic health care in terms of health promotion, maintenance and disease prevention at the individual, family and community level.
  3. Understand the concepts and principle of Health Ethics and Health Economics and techniques of resource utilization for the production of services in the health care delivery system.
  4. Understand the concepts and principles of the different General Education Curriculum subjects.


At the end of the third year level, the student should be able to:

  1. Perform at least at the minimum acceptance level of competencies  the following:
  • History taking and Charting
  • Vital signs monitoring
  • Bed making
  • Wound care and dressing
  • Proper bed positioning


  1. At the end of the fourth year level,  the student should be able to
  2. Apply the concept of normal structure and function to disease states and practical use.
  3. Analyze the data base of a given specific clinical condition according to: The clinical picture of the disease. Clinical implication to the extent of evaluation and management to be done to the patient.
  4. Infer the clinical problems from a given clinical condition.
  5. Formulate an appropriate, relevant and complete treatment program using the inferred problem list.
  6. Outline the contents of the patient education program appropriate for a given clinical condition.
  7. Develop a guideline in monitoring the progress of a given clinical condition.
  8. Formulate a project proposal, given a research problem or hypothesis.
  9. Practice the basic knowledge, skills, attitudes in preparation to the clinical internship program.


  1. At the end of the of the clinical internship program, the intern should be able to:
  2. Formulate a comprehensive and thorough evaluation of the patients.
  3. Formulate a correct and complete treatment plan
  4. Implement a prescribed treatment plan accurately and completely.
  5. Participate in monitoring the progress of the patients’ condition and in discharge planning.
  6. Demonstrate professional behavior and attitude.
  7. Participate in updating the Physical Therapy evaluation and management.
  8. Conduct a research project relative to Physical Therapy.
  9. Review the basic principles of application in Physical Therapy in preparation for the Licensure Examination.