Women Institute of Learning and Rehabilitation Sciences (WIL/WIRS)

Department of Physical Therapy

Introduction

Physical therapy is an essential segment of the modern health care system. It is a “art of compassionate and science of remedial”. It pertains to the evaluation, assessment, and treatment of musculoskeletal, Neurological, Cardio-Vascular and Respiratory systems’ functional disorders including symptoms of pain, edema, and physiological, structural and psychosomatic ailments. It conjointly deals with strategies of treatment supported movement, manual medical care, physical agents, and medicine modalities to alleviate the pain and different complications.

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FACTS FILE

Program Offer:

Doctor of Physiotherapy (B.S)

Short title: B.S DPT
Duration and Number of Seats:

5 years, 40 Seats

Entry requirements:

60% Marks in F.Sc (Pre-Medical) or B. Sc with Chemistry, Botany, Zoology.
Other qualifications accepted.

Affiliation and Recognition

Department of Physiotherapy Offers 5-Years B.S program.

  • Affiliated with Hazara University
  • Registered by Higher Education Regulatory Authority KPK, Peshawar

GCE A-Levels

Department of Physiotherapy

The Women Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences (WIRS) was established in the year 2007 in order to meet the incessant demand of competent well-trained female Physiotherapist.

The institute is housed near the main campus of Women Medical & Dental College, Abbottabad. Its building is equipped with Practical laboratories, Museum and Class rooms in addition to the administrative offices. Surrounded by lush green lawns creating an ideal location for female students.

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Head of Department:

Meritorious Professor

Prof. Dr. Hameed Ullah Shah

Goal of the Program

The purpose of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program (DPT) is to prepare Physical Therapists who will:

  1. Be primary providers of physical therapy care.
  2. Serve as responsible members in the professional community and are willing and able to assume leadership roles in the communities they serve.
  3. Identify researchable problems, advocate and participate in research, and incorporate research findings into clinical practice.
  4. Understand and place in context the social, economic and cultural issues of practice and effectively advocate for changes in policy
  5. Correlate theory with practice and think creatively about, react to, adapt or shape new practice environments.
  6. Participate in and provide education for communities, patients, peers, students and others.

Objectives of the Program

Graduates of the Doctor of Physical Therapy Program will:

  1. Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the basic and clinical sciences relevant to physical therapy, both in their fundamental context and in their application to the discipline of physical therapy.
  2. Understand, correlate and apply theoretical foundations of knowledge to the practice of physical therapy; evaluate and clarify new or evolving theory relevant to physical therapy.
  3. Demonstrate the behaviors of the scholarly clinician by developing and utilizing the process of critical thinking and inquiry, particularly focused on the improvement of the practice of physical therapy and the delivery of health care.
  4. Engage in reflective practice through sound clinical decision making, critical self-assessment and commitment to lifelong learning.
  5. Demonstrate mastery of entry level professional clinical skills.  Provision of these services is based on the best available evidence and includes physical therapy examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, prevention activities, wellness initiatives and appropriate health care utilization.
  6. Prepared to influence the development of human health care regulations and policies that are consistent with the needs of the patient and of the society.
  7. Demonstrate leadership, management, and communication skills to effectively participate in physical therapy practice and the health care team.
  8. Incorporate and demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviors to all persons.
  9. Demonstrate the professional and social skills to adapt to changing health care environments to effectively provide physical therapy care.

Teaching Faculty Physical Therapy Department

S.No Name Designation Qualifications
1 Dr. Hamid ullah Shah HoD, CHAIRMAN PhD, Postdoc (UK)
2 Dr. Azmat Rauf Shakoori Associate Professor PhD
3 Dr. Syeda Abida Ejaz Assistant Professor PhD
4 Dr. Umber Fatima Assistant Professor DPT, M.Phil.
5 Dr. Shazia Ijaz Lecturer DPT, MS
6 Dr. Madiha Ali Lecturer DPT, MS
7 Dr. Salma Sultan Lecturer Pharm-D, MS
8 Dr. Bushra Khursheed Lecturer DPT
9 Dr. Zahida Riffat Lecturer DPT
10 Dr. Naheed Javed Lecturer DPT
11 Dr. Irrij Javed Jadoon Lecturer DPT
12 Dr. Sania Tanveer Lecturer DPT
13 Dr. Bibi Haleema Lecturer DPT

 

Administrative Staff PHYSIOTHERAPY Department
1 Mr. Tariq Khan Superintendent
2 Miss Aneeqa Bibi

Assistant Controller

(Controller Office)

3 Mr. AdeelSaleem Assistant Superintendent
4 Miss Zainab Jadoon Admin Assistant
5 Mr. Muhammad Wahid

Junior Clerk

(Admission/Attendance Office)

6 Mr. Waqar

Computer Operator

(Admission/Attendance Office)

7 Mr. Adil Attendant
8 Miss Nusrat Gul Attendant
9 Mr. Mubashar Attendant
10 Miss Farzana Bibi Attendant

 

Clinic Staff PHYSIOTHERAPY  Department
1 Dr. Samina Saeed Clinic In charge
2 Dr. AmnaBukhtiar Medical Officer
3 Dr. Usama Khan Medical Officer
4 Dr. Ayesha Jamal Internee
5 Dr. Qurat-ul-Ain Internee
6 Mr. Amir Saleem Physiotherapy Technician
7 Miss Naheed Physiotherapy Technician
8 Mr. Hamza Khurshid Physiotherapy Technician
9 Miss SehrishMehmmod Receptionist
10 Mr. Arsalan Attendant
10 Hammad Cleaner

Scheme of Studies

Doctor of Physical Therapy

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) five year course

SEMESTER/YEAR Course Code NAME OF SUBJECT CREDITS
FIRST FIRST PROFESSIONAL YEAR
DPT 511 ANATOMY -I 4(3-1)
DPT 512 PHYSIOLOGY-I 3(2-1)
DPT 513 KINESIOLOGY/BIOMECHANICS-I 3(2-1)
DPT 514 ENGLISH-I 3(3-0)
DPT 515 PAKISTAN STUDIES 2(2-0)
DPT 532 INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER 3(2-1)
18
SECOND DPT 521 ANATOMY -II 4(3-1)
DPT 522 PHYSIOLOGY-II 3(2-1)
DPT 523 KINESIOLOGY/BIOMECHANICS -II 3(2-1)
DPT 524 ENGLISH-II 3(3-0)
DPT 525 ISLAMIC STUDIES / ETHICS 2(2-0)
DPT 544 MEDICAL PHYSICS 3(2-1)
18
THIRD SECOND PROFESSIONAL YEAR
DPT 534 ENGLISH-III 3(3-0)
DPT 531 ANATOMY -III 3(2-1)
DPT 533 PHYSIOLOGY-III 3(2-1)
DPT 535 BIOMECHANICS & ERGONOMICS-I 3(3-0)
DPT 536 BIOCHEMISTRY & GENETICS I 2(2-0)
DPT 555 SOCIOLOGY 2(2-0)
DPT 556 HEALTH & WELLNESS 2(2-0)
18
FOURTH DPT 541 ANATOMY -IV 3(2-1)
DPT 545 BIOMECHANICS & ERGONOMICS-II 3(2-1)
DPT 542

BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES

(Psychiatry & Psychology)

3(3-0)
DPT 546 BIOCHEMISTRY& GENETICS  II 2(2-0)
DPT 543 EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY- 3(3-0)
DPT 575

HUMAN GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT &

COMMUNITY BASED REHABILITATION

2(2-0)

 

 

16
FIFTH THIRD PROFESSIONAL YEAR
DPT 551 PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY I 2(2-0)
DPT 552 PHARMACOLOGY I 3(3-0)
DPT 553 PHYSICAL AGENTS & ELECTROTHERAPY -I 3(2-1)
DPT 554 THERAPEUTIC EXERCISES & TECHNIQUES 3(2-1)
DPT 585 PROSTHETICS & ORTHOTICS 2(2-0)
DPT 595

PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

(LAWS , ETHICS, ADMINISTRATION)

2(2-0)
DPT 557 SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE I 3(0-3)
18
SIXTH DPT 561 PATHOLOGY & MICROBIOLOGY II 3(2-1)
DPT 562 PHARMACOLOGY II 2(2-0)
DPT 563 PHYSICAL AGENTS & ELECTROTHERAPY -II 3(2-1)
DPT 564 MANUAL THERAPY 3(2-1)
DPT 565 TEACHING METHODOLOGY & COMMUNITY MEDICINE 3(3-0)
DPT 567 SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE II 3(0-3)
  17
SEVENTH FOURTH PROFESSIONAL YEAR
DPT 571 MEDICINE I 3(3-0)
DPT 572 SURGERY I 3(3-0)
DPT 573 RADIOLOGY & DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING  – 3(2-1)
DPT 574 MUSCULOSKELETAL PHYSICAL THERAPY 3(2-1)
DPT 516 BIOSTATISTICS-I 3(3-0)
DPT 577 SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE III 3(0-3)
18
EIGHT DPT 581 MEDICINE II 3(3-0)
DPT 582 SURGERY II 3(3-0)
DPT 583 NEUROLOGICAL PHYSICAL THERAPY 3(2-1)
DPT 584 EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE 3(2-1)
DPT 526 BIOSTATISTICS-II/ UNIVERSITY OPTIONAL 3(3-0)
DPT 587 SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE IV 3(0-3)
    18
NINTH FIFTH PROFESSIONAL YEAR
DPT 591 CARDIOPULMONARY PHYSICAL THERAPY 3(2-1)
DPT 592 EMERGENCY PROCEDURES AND PRIMARY CARE 2(2-0)
DPT 593 CLINICAL DECISION MAKING & DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS 3(3-0)
DPT 594 SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY & RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 3(2-1)
DPT 5103 GERONTOLOGY AND GERIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY 2(2-0)
DPT 596 INTEGUMENTRY PHYSICAL THERAPY 2(2-0)
DPT 597 SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE V 3(0-3)
    18
TENTH DPT 5101 GYNAECOLOGY & OBSTETRICS  PHYSICAL THERAPY 2(2-0)
DPT 5102 PAEDIATRIC PHYSICAL THERAPY 2(2-0)
DPT 5104 SPORTS PHYSICAL THERAPY 2(2-0)
DPT 5105 SUPERVISED CLINICAL PRACTICE VI 4(0-4)
DPT 5106 RESEARCH PROJECT 6
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  TOTAL CREDITS 175

 

Note *

This scheme of curriculum is also applicable to annual system; in which two consecutive semesters will be considered as one professional year