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
 
Elective
3
  TOTAL 26

(6) SPRING TERM III (January - June)

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 Us

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