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Curriculum (Class Entering Fall 2013)

(1) FALL TERM I (August - December)

Course Number
 
Course
Credit Hours
PT 500
Basic Pathology for Physical Therapists
2
PT 501
Principles of Research
3
PT 502
Neurobiology for Physical Therapists
3
PT 505
Fundamentals of Physical Therapy
2
PT 506
Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Therapy
3
PT 510
Applied Exercise Physiology for Physical Therapists
3
PT 514
Clinical Procedures I
3
PT 609
Professional, Ethical, and Supervisory Issues
2
  TOTAL 21

(2) SPRING TERM I (January-June)

Course Number
 
Course
Credit Hours
ANAT 511
Gross Anatomy for Physical Therapists
6
PT 520
Introduction to Therapeutic Exercise
3
PT 522
Physical Therapy in Neurological Disorders I
4
PT 523
Physical Evaluation Procedures
5
PT 525
Applied Pathology
3
PT 526
Kinesiology/Pathokinesiology
4
PT 528
Physical Therapy in Orthopedics I
3
PT 529
Fundamentals of Imaging for Physical Therapists
1
PT 530
Evidence-Based Practice I
1
  TOTAL 30

(3) FALL TERM II (July-December)

Course Number
 
Course
Credit Hours
PT 600
Physical Therapy in Neurological Disorders II
4
PT 601
Evidence-Based Practice II
1
PT 602
Service Learning in Physical Therapy I
1
PT 603
Clinical Internship I (5 weeks)
2
PT 604
Pharmacology in Physical Therapy
1
PT 605
Physical Therapy in Orthopedics II
4
PT 607
Physical Therapy in Cardiopulmonary Disorders
2
PT 614
Health and Wellness
3
  TOTAL 18

(4) SPRING TERM II (January - June)

Course Number
 
Course
Credit Hours
PT 613
Physical Therapy in Geriatrics
2
PT 623
Clinical Internship II (5 weeks)
2
PT 624
Physical Therapy in Neurological Disorders III
4
PT 625
Evidence-Based Practice III
1
PT 626
Service Learning in Physical Therapy II
1
PT 629
Physical Therapy in Orthopedics III
4
PT 633
Clinical Procedures II
2
  TOTAL 16

(5) FALL TERM III (July - December)

Course Number
 
Course
Credit Hours
PT 622
Prosthetics and Orthotics
3
PT 627
Selected Topics in Physical Therapy
1
PT 638
Administration in Physical Therapy
4
PT 701
Clinical Procedures III
1
PT 702
Clinical Internship III (8 weeks)
4
PT 703
Physical Therapy in Integumentary Disorders
2
PT 704
Physical Therapy in Pediatrics
4
PT 708
Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy
3
PT 709
Evidence-Based Practice IV
1
  TOTAL 23

(5) FALL TERM III (July - December)

Course Number
 
Course
Credit Hours
PT 706
Clinical Internship IV (8 weeks)
6
PT 707
Clinical Internship V (8 weeks)
8
  TOTAL 14
 
TOTAL HOURS FOR CURRICULUM
125

Contact:

Carol Counts Likens, PT, PhD
Chairman and Associate Professor
Department of Physical Therapy

The University of Tennessee
Health Science Center
930 Madison – Suite 647
Memphis, TN 38163
901.448.5888
clikens@uthsc.edu