Western Kentucky University

DPT Curriculum

WKU DPT - Proposed REVISED Curriculum Sequence

Class of 2016 (Summer 2013 Start)  

 

SESSION

COURSE ID

COURSE DESCRIPTION

COURSE CREDIT  HOURS

TOTAL   CREDIT   HOURS

YEAR 1    
June I Session (5 Weeks)    
  DPT 700 Orientation to Physical Therapy 1  
  DPT 711 Principles of Physical Assessment I 1  
  DPT 720 Gross Human Anatomy I 2  
  DPT 721 Gross Human Anatomy I Lab 1  
        5
July II Session (5 Weeks)    
  DPT 712 Principles of Physical Assessment II 2  
  DPT 722 Gross Human Anatomy II 2  
  DPT 723 Gross Human Anatomy II Lab 1  
        5
Fall Semester    
  DPT 713 Principles of Physical Assessment III 2  
  DPT 724 Pathophysiology 4  
  DPT 726 Orthopaedic Foundations 3  
  DPT 728 Clinical Exercise Physiology 2  
  DPT 736 Neuroanatomy 3  
  DPT 781 Research in Physical Therapy I 3  
        17
Spring Semester    
  DPT 715 Patient Care Techniques 3  
  DPT 737 Neurophysiology 3  
  DPT 738 Motor Control 2  
  DPT 742 Diagnostic Testing and Imaging 2  
  DPT 746 Orthopaedic Assessment 4  
  DPT 760 Professional Issues 2  
  DPT 782 Research in Physical Therapy II 3  
        19
 YEAR 2    
June I Session (5 Weeks)    
  DPT 714 Fundamentals of Therapeutic Exercise 2  
  DPT 783  Research in Physical Therapy III 3  
        5
July II Session (5 Weeks)    
  DPT 702 Cultural and Rural Issues 1  
  DPT 740 Physical Modalities 3  
  DPT 772 Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation 2  
        6
Fall Semester    
  DPT 705 Topics in Physical Therapy 1  
  DPT 751 Supervised Clinical Education I   (Last 6 weeks) 4  
  DPT 770 Orthopaedic Rehabilitation 4  
  DPT 771 Neurological Rehabilitation 4  
        13
Spring Semester    
  DPT 729 Pharmacology in Physical Therapy 3  
  DPT 745 Wound Care 2  
  DPT 762 Physical Therapy Management and Administration 3  
  DPT 774 Spine Assessment and Intervention 3  
  DPT 779 Physical Therapy across the Lifespan 3  
  DPT 784 Research in Physical Therapy IV 1  
        15
 YEAR 3    
May 7 Week Session    
  DPT 752 Supervised Clinical Education II  (7 weeks) 5  
        5
July II Session (5 Weeks)    
  DPT 727 Health Promotion and Wellness 2  
  DPT 747 Women's Health in Physical Therapy 2  
  DPT 748 Prosthetics and Orthotics 2  
        6
Fall Semester    
  DPT 753 Supervised Clinical Education III  (First 10 weeks) 7  
  DPT 775 Differential Diagnosis 4  
  DPT 785 Research in Physical Therapy V 1  
        12
Spring Semester    
  DPT 754 Supervised Clinical Education IV  (13 weeks) 9  
  DPT 790 PT Seminar 1  
        10
         
    TOTAL DPT Program Curriculum Credit Hours 118

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