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Curriculum Through 2016

Effective through fall 2016 in St. Augustine, San Marcos, & Austin

Flex Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Curriculum

TRIMESTER I CREDITS
HSC 5003 Critical Thinking 1
PHT 5006C Massage & Soft Tissue Palpation 1
HSC 5010 Scientific Inquiry 1
HSC 5100C Applied Human Anatomy 4
Total

7


TRIMESTER II CREDITS
PHT 5802 Practicum I  2
HSC 5213C Skills & Procedures 4
HSC 5741C Applied Medical Physiology  4
Total

10


TRIMESTER III CREDITS
HSC 5416 General Pathology  3
PHT 5405 Psychosocial & Ethical Aspects of Physical Therapy 3
HSC 5122C Biomechanics  4
Total

10


TRIMESTER IV  CREDITS
HSC 5710 Wellness and Prevention  3
PHT 5225C Physical Modalities/Integumentary 4
HSC 5151C Clinical Neuroscience 5
Total

12


TRIMESTER V CREDITS
HSC 5800 Gerontology 3
PHT 5234C General Therapeutic Exercise I 4
PHT 5132C Musculoskeletal I: Orthopaedics 4
Total

11


TRIMESTER VI CREDITS
PHT 5805 Practicum II  2
HSC 5142 Child Development 3
PHT 5143C Neuromuscular I: Concepts & Evaluation 3
PHT 5236C Therapeutic Exercise II  3
Total

11


TRIMESTER VII CREDITS
PHT 5702C Prosthetics  1
PHT 5713C Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Rehabilitation  2
HSC 5351 Pharmacology  2
PHT 5133C Musculoskeletal II  3
Total

8


TRIMESTER VIII CREDITS
HSC 6400E Differential Diagnosis for the Therapist  2
PHT 5145C Neuromuscular II: Therapeutic Approaches 3
PHT 5813 Internship I  7
Total

12


TRIMESTER IX CREDITS
PHT 5103 Critical Thinking II  1
HSC 5610 Administration & Management in OT & PT  2
PHT 6403E Imaging for Physical Therapy   2
PHT 5134C Musculoskeletal III: Advanced Extremity Examination, Evaluation & Manipulation (E1) 3
PHT 5135C Musculoskeletal IV: Advanced Spinal Examination, Evaluation & Manipulation (S1) 3
Total

11


TRIMESTER X CREDITS
PHT 6220E Myofascial Manipulation (MF1) 2
PHT 5147C Neuromuscular III: Advanced Evaluation & Interventions 2
PHT 5140 Pediatric Physical Therapy  2
PHT 5906 Research II: Proposal Development  3
Total

9


TRIMESTER XI CREDITS
PHT 5824 Internship II  8
PHT 5828 Internship III* 8
Total

16


TRIMESTER XII CREDITS
Required Courses:
PHT 5809 Exit Exam (DPTEN)  1
PHT 5907 Research III: Patient Case Report 1

# Choose 7 credits from the following electives:
BSC 6001E Foundations of Clinical Orthopaedics 3
BSC 6101E Motor Control and Motor Learning  2
BSC 6102E Interventions for the Older Adult with Neurological Impairment 3
BSC 6103E Neurologic Dysfunction in the Pediatric Client  3
BSC 6301E Ergonomics  2
EDF 6201E Educational Theory for Clinicians  3
HSA 6101E Health Services Administration  3
HSC 6100E Electrotherapy:  Principles & Clinic  2

Applications for Orthopaedics
 
HSC 6300E Advancing Hand Therapy  2
HSC 6320E School-Based Practice  2
HSC 6360E Spinal Instability  2
PHT 5900 Locomotor Training for the Neurologic Patient  2
PHT 6202E Advanced Pelvic Lumbar & Thoracic Spine (S-2)  2
PHT 6203E Advanced Cervical & Upper Thoracic Spine (S-3)  2
PHT 6204E Functional Analysis: Lumbo-Pelvic-Hip Complex (S-4)  1
PHT 6211E Extremity Integration (E-2)  2
PHT 6331E Eval and Trtmt Craniomandibular Sys  2
PSY 6103E Applied Psychology  3
PSY 6102E Psychology of Health and Exercise  2
Total

Minimum 9


*OPTIONAL TRIMESTER XII CREDITS
For those students who cannot complete 2 fulltime internships in one trimester
  Internship III 8
Total 8
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