Curriculum: Class of 2024

Year I

Semester I: 7/5/2021 – 10/15/2021
Course Credits
Anatomy I 4
Clinical Biomechanics and Kinesiology I 4
Patient Care Skills 3
Research Methodology in Healthcare 3
Physiology and Pathophysiology 4
Professional and Practice Issues in Physical Therapy 1

Total:

19

Year I

Semester II: 10/25/2021 – 2/25/2022
Course Credits
Interprofessional Education Patient Centered Cases I 1
Anatomy II 4
Clinical Biomechanics and Kinesiology II 4
Foundations of Patient Examination 1
Cultural, Ethical and Psychosocial Aspects of Healthcare 3
Physiologic Basis of Exercise, Wellness and Nutrition 2
Principles of Teaching and Learning 2
Introduction to Pharmacology in Physical Therapy Practice 1
Practical Applications Lab – Foundational Skills 1

Total:

19

Year I

Semester III: 3/7/2022 – 6/17/2022
Course Credits
Interprofessional Education Patient Centered Cases II 1
Screening for Medical Referral 3
Neuroscience and Neuroimaging 4
Examination, Evaluation and Management of the Musculoskeletal System 3
Structural Imaging: Musculoskeletal 2
Clinical Application of Therapeutic Exercise 2
Examination, Evaluation and Management of the Cardiovascular and Pulmonary System 3
Practical Applications Lab – Clinical Skills I 2

Total:

 20

Year II

Semester IV: 7/5/2022 – 10/14/2022
Course Credits
Motor Control, Motor Learning 2
Human Development Across the Lifespan 2
Examination, Evaluation and Management of the Musculoskeletal System II 4
Examination, Evaluation and Management of the Neurological System I 3
Professional Development, Clinical Education and Communication 1
Healthcare Considerations in Rural and Underserved Populations 2
Physical Agents and Electrotherapeutic Principles and Procedures 3
CORE I (Clinical Orientation Readiness Exam) 1
Practical Applications Lab – Clinical Skills II 2

Total:

 20

Year II

Semester V: On Campus 10/24/2022 – 12/16/2022, Clinical Education 1/2/2023 – 3/10/2023
Course Credits
Interprofessional Education Team Training I 1
Research Capstone I 1
Evidence Based Practice – Application of Research to Clinical Practice 3
Clinical Education Experience I (10 Weeks) 5

Total:

 10

Year II

Semester VI: 3/20/2023 – 6/23/2023
Course Credits
Interprofessional Education Team Training II 1
Research Capstone II 1
Professional Development and Reflective Practice 1
Examination, Evaluation and Management of the Neurological System II 3
Prosthetics and Orthotics 2
Examination, Evaluation and Management of Pediatrics 3
Examination, Evaluation and Management of Aging Adults 3
Management of Complex Patients in Acute Care 2
CORE 2 1
Practical Applications Lab – Clinical Skills III 2

Total:

 19

Year III

Semester VII: 7/10/2023 – 10/13/2023
Course Credits
Clinical Education Experience II (12 weeks) 6
Research Capstone III 2

Total:

 8

Year III

Semester VIII: 10/23/2023 – 2/23/2024
Course Credits
Professional Development and Reflective Practice II 1
Principles of Administration, Business Management and Leadership 3
Differential Diagnosis and Management of Complex Outpatient Populations 3
Community Service 2
Examination, Evaluation and Management of the Integumentary System/Wound Care 2
Research Capstone IV 1
Selected Topics & NPTE Board Prep 2
Professional and Practice Issues in Physical Therapy II 2
Practical Applications Lab – Administration and Leadership 2

Total:

 18

Year III

Semester IX: 3/4/2024 – 5/31/2024
Course Credits
Clinical Education Experience III 6
Professional Development and Reflective Practice III 1

Total:

 6