Skyline University Nigeria

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Doctor of Physiotherapy

The broad philosophy of the Doctor of Physiotherapy programme is designed to train thoroughbred clinicians who are capable of providing excellent and evidence-based professional services in any practice environment, in line with global best practices. The programme is intended to develop graduates who are effective communicators, critical thinkers, and skilled personnel at integrating evidence into practice. Graduates that can demonstrate excellence in diagnosis, intervention, consultation, teaching and administration, and are also effective at working with patients across the lifespan and the continuum of care.

  • The aim of the Doctor of Physiotherapy programme is to train Physiotherapy Professionals equipped with adequate theoretical knowledge, clinical skills, sense of purpose and devotion to patient care.
  • The objectives of the programme are to:
  • Produce graduates with adequate theoretical knowledge and clinical skills capable of offering necessary rehabilitation, medical, sporting and primary health care services.
  • Train competent physiotherapists who are capable of providing evidence-based physiotherapy services for effective medical team work.
  • Produce physiotherapists who are adaptable to knowledge, reflective and service-oriented to improve health care delivery.
  • Train professionals with a sense of commitment to patients and the profession at all times.
  • Produce personnel who can acquire knowledge in health policies, health management, and proffer solutions in global health issues and socio-cultural health issues.

Course Structure of 100 Level DPT Programmeme

 

First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Units

GSP 1201

Communication in English I

2

GST 1215

Use of Library, Study skills and ICT

2

GST 1215

Nigerian People and Culture

2

BIO 101

General Biology I

3

CHM101

General Chemistry I

3

PHY101

General Physics I

3

MTH 1303

Elementary Mathemathics

3

SSC201

Introduction to Computer

2

 

Total Credits

19

Second  Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Units

GSP123

Communication in French

2

GST124

Logical Critical Thinking and Problem Solving

2

BIO 102

General Biology II

3

CHM102

General Chemistry II

3

PHY102

General Physics II

3

PIO 201

Introduction to Physiology

2

PIO 203

Introduction to Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiology

2

 

Total Credits

17

Course Structure of 200 Level DPT Programmeme

First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Units

GSP 2211

Introduction to Enterprenuership

2

GST2213

Leadership Skills

2

GST2215

Core Life Skills & Happiness

2

ANA 201

Introductory Anatomy of the Upper and Lower Limbs

2

BCH 201

Chemistry and Biochemsitry of Macro Molecules

2

NSC201

Foundation of Nursing Science

2

PHY201

Electrophysics I

2

STA 201

Introduction to Statistics

2

PHE203

International Health (Elective)

2

 

Total Credits

18

 

Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Units

GSP 2206

Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution

2

EEP 3201

Entreprenuership and innovations

       2

ANA202

Histology of Basic Tissues

2

ANA 204

Gross Anatomy II (Thorax, Abdomen, Pelvis & Perinium)

2

PHY 204

Introduction to Laboratory Physiology

2

BCH 202

Enzymes and intermediary metabolism

2

PIO 202

Principles of Neuphysiology

2

PHE204

Health Anthropology (Elective)

2

PHY 202

Electrophysics II

2

 

Total Credits

18

Total number of credits for the session: 36

Course Structure of 300 Level DPT Programmeme

First Semester

Course

Code

Course Title

Units

ANA 311

Gross Anatomy of Neck, Head & Special senses  & Neuroanatomy

2

PST 301

Clinical Aatomy for Phyiotherapy

2

PST 303

Direct and Low Frequency Currency Electrotherapy

3

PST 305

Exercise Phyiosology

2

PST 307

Cryotherapy and Hydrotherapy

2

PST 309

Introduction to Therapeutic Exercise

3

PST 311

Basic Therapeutic Skills

2

PHA 301

General Principles of Pharmacology

2

ANA341

Human Genetics (Elective)

2

   
 

Total    Credits                                                                

20          

 

Second Semester

Course

Code

Course Title

Units

PST 302

Clinical Physiology for Physiotherapy

2

PST 304

High Frequency current and Actinotherapy

3

PST 306

Musculo-Skeletal and other Therapeutic Execise Regime

3

PST 308

Biomechanics and Kinesiology

2

PST 310

Pathokinesiology

2

PST 312

Theory and Practice of Massage

2

PST 314

Ultrasonic Therapy, Other Radiations and Conductive Heating

3

PHA 302

Pharmacology in Physiotherapy

2

ANA 312

Radiological Anatomy and Techniques (Elective)

2

   
 

Total    Credits  

21                                                                      

Total number of credits for the session: 43

Course Structure of 400 Level DPT Programmeme

First Semester

Course

Code

Course Title

Units

PST 401

Synopsis of Medical Rehabilitation

2

PST 403

Diagnostic tests in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy

3

PST 405

Orthopedic Physiotherapy/Clinical Orthopedic

3

PST 407

Clinical Reasoning & Decision making

3

PST 409

Mutual Therapy (Spinal & Peripheral)

3

PAT 401

Pathology I

2

NCE 401

Basic Mental Health and Psychaitric (E)

2

 

Total  Credits

18                                                                

 

PST 499

SIWES

6

 

 

Second Semester

 

Course

Code

Course Title

Units

PST 402

Physical Diagnosis

2

PST 404

Physiotherapy in Arthropathies

3

PST 406

Professional Ethics and Jurispudence I

2

PST 408

Physiotherapy in Women’s Health

3

PST 410

Sports and Recreational Physiotherapy

3

PST 412

Evidence based Physiotherapy practice

2

PIO 408

Functional Neuroanatomy

2

 

Total   Credits                                                               

17

Total number of credits for the session: 35

Course Structure of 500 Level DPT Programmeme

      First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Units

PST 501

Neurophysiotherapy I

3

PST 503

Community and Health Physiotherapy

3

PST 505

System review for Physiotherapy

2

PST 507

Physiotherapy in Health promotions

2

PST 509

Assistive Technology in Rehabilitation

2

PST 511

Research Methodology

2

PAT 501

Pathology II

2

 

Total   Credits

16

 

      Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Units

PST 502

Ergonomics & Occupational Health Physiotherapy

3

PST 504

Professional Ethics and Jurispudence II

2

PST 506

Paediatric Physiotherapy

3

PST 508

Pedagogy in Physiotherapy

2

PST 510

Physiotherapy in Palliative Care

2

PST 512

Administration & Management in Physiotherapy Practice

2

PST 514

Fundamentals of Pain and Management

2

 

 Total   Credits                                                 

16

Total number of credits for the session: 32

Course Structure of 600 Level DPT Programmeme

First Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Units

PST 601

Clinical Out- postings

3

PST 603

Clinical Measurement and Instrumentation

2

PST 605

Intensive Care Physiotherapy

2

PST 607

Physiotherapy in Respiratory Disorders

2

PST 609

Integumentary Physiotherapy

2

PST 611

Physiotherapy in Geriatrics

2

PST 613

Physiotherapy in Cardiovascular Disorders

2

PST 615

Neurohysioherapy II

3

 

Total   Credits                                                  

18

 

  Second Semester

Course Code

Course Title

Units

PST 602

Research Project

6

PST 604

Physiotherapy Summative Clinical Postings

3

PST 606

Specialty Posting

3

PST 608

Physiotherapy in Disaster Management

2

RAD 602

Medical Imaging and Clinical Interpretaions

2

 

Total   Credits                                                  

16

 

Total number of credits for the session: 34

Total number of credits for the Programmeme = 222