MPT Course Calendar Descriptions

Course Number

Title

Course Description

Cr. Hrs.

PT 6100

Foundations of Physical Therapy

Through lecture, labs and seminars, students are introduced to the theory of physical therapy knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviours. Course content includes conceptual frameworks, principles surrounding safe and ethical professional conduct in the current health care environment.

5

PT 6110

Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice I

Students will learn to critically evaluate the evidence for physical therapy practice and rehabilitation and will be challenged to become involved in contributing to the evidence for their future practice.

1

PT 6124

Physical Therapy and Hospital-Based Care

Through lecture, tutorial and laboratory sessions, students learn the role of physical therapy in Hospital-based care across the lifespan. Students will learn knowledge, skills, and behaviours which support physical therapy assessment and treatment skills.

4

PT 6130

Applied Sciences for Physical Therapy I

Through lecture, tutorial and laboratory sessions, students will learn the application of exercise and pain physiology to body structure and function and how it relates to activity and participation.

4

PT 6140

Neuromusculoskeletal Anatomy for Physical Therapy

Through lecture and laboratory sessions, students learn detailed musculoskeletal anatomy of the upper and lower limbs, head, neck and trunk. Joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves and vessels are included, and integration of structure and function is emphasized. Students also review the gross anatomy of the cardiorespiratory system and the abdominopelvic viscera, and are introduced to the anatomy of the spinal cord and peripheral nerves relevant to reflex activity.

3

PT 6221

Clinical Skills for Physical Therapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 1

Through lecture, tutorial and laboratory sessions, students apply physical therapy assessment, diagnostic and treatment skills for upper quadrant Neuromusculoskeletal conditions across the lifespan.

6

PT 6224

Clinical Skills for Physical Therapy in Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions 2

Through lecture, tutorial and laboratory sessions, students apply physical therapy assessment, diagnostic and treatment skills for lower quadrant Neuromusculoskeletal conditions across the lifespan.

6

PT 6230

Applied Sciences for Physical Therapy 2

Through lecture, tutorial and laboratory sessions, students will learn the application of anatomy, biomechanics, physiology, pathology and exercise to the neuromusculoskeletal system. Scientific and medical theoretical basis for physical therapy intervention will be covered.

6

PT 6250

Integrated Practice for Neuromusculoskeletal Conditions

Students integrate relevant information for physical therapy management of neuromusculoskeletal conditions through problem-based learning. Case studies reflect current key indicator conditions from the Entry-to-Practice Physiotherapy Curriculum: Content Guidelines for Canadian University Programs.

3

PT 6260

Physical Therapy Practice and Professional Issues 1

Through lecture and tutorial sessions, students will address various professional topics to develop their knowledge concerning of business, ethical and legal principles for physical therapy practice. 

3

PT 6291

Neuromusculoskeletal Clinical Education 1

First of two six-week experiential learning periods in the clinical community, providing opportunity for students to assess and treat clients with neuromusculoskeletal disorders under supervision. Includes 3-4 hours of preparatory sessions prior to the placements, and 3-4 hours of follow up including debriefing group discussion and presentation of reflective journals.

6

PT 6292

Neuromusculoskeletal Clinical Education 2

Second of two six-week experiential learning periods in the clinical community, providing opportunity for students to assess and treat clients with neuromusculoskeletal disorders under supervision.

6

PT 6310

Foundations of Evidence-Based Practice II

Students will learn to identify appropriate research and/or evaluation questions and appropriate methodologies for the rehabilitation context and the general process of conducting a research/evaluation study to facilitate future participation in research.

1

PT 7121

Clinical Skills for Physical Therapy in Neurological Conditions

Through lecture, tutorial and laboratory sessions, students apply physical therapy assessment and treatment skills for Neurological conditions across the lifespan.

5

PT 7124

Clinical Skills for Physical Therapy in Cardiorespiratory Conditions

Through lecture, tutorial and laboratory sessions, students apply physical therapy assessment, diagnostic and treatment skills for cardiorespiratory conditions across the lifespan.

5

PT 7150

Integrated Practice for Cardiorespiratory and Neurological Conditions

Students integrate relevant information for physical therapy management of complex cardiorespiratory and neurological conditions through lectures, labs and small group work with a focus on Interprofessional collaborative practice. Case studies may include but are not limited to: HIV, geriatrics, developmental disorders, spinal cord injuries, ARDS, critical care, pregnancy and leukemia.

5

PT 7160

Physical Therapy Practice and Professional Issues 2

Through lecture and tutorial sessions, students will integrate their knowledge and clinical experience concerning business, ethical and legal principles for physical therapy practice.

3

PT 7230

Applied Sciences for Physical Therapy 3

Through lecture, tutorial and laboratory sessions, students will learn the application of anatomy, physiology and pathology to the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. This course provides the theoretical basis for physical therapy intervention for cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders.

3

PT 7292

Neurosciences Clinical Education

A six-week experiential learning period in the clinical community, providing opportunity for students to assess and treat clients with neurological disorders under supervision.

6

PT 7294

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Clinical Education

A five-week experiential learning period in the clinical community, providing opportunity for students to assess and treat clients with cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders under supervision. Includes 3-4 hours of preparatory sessions prior to the placements, and 3-4 hours of follow up including debriefing group discussion and presentation of reflective journals.

5

PT 7330

Applied Sciences for Physical Therapy 4

Through lecture, tutorial and laboratory sessions, students will learn the application of anatomy, physiology and pathology to the neurological system. Scientific and medical theoretical basis for physical therapy intervention will be covered.

3

PT 7390

Elective Clinical Education

One six-week experiential learning period in the clinical community to complement previous clinical placements, address gaps in previous clinical placements and/or to explore emerging roles in physiotherapy.

6

PT 7410

Exercise Prescription and Manual Therapy for Physical Therapists

This course involves class, lab, tutorial work and off-site visits; students are expected to prepare for each activity by completing the required readings for lectures, tutorials and the assigned skills laboratories. Class work includes lectures, in-class small group work, and tutorial sessions. Clinical skills are taught in laboratories by either faculty or peer coach.

3

PT 7500

Physical Therapy Evaluation/Research Project

Under the supervision of a faculty advisor the students will develop and complete a physical therapy or rehabilitation focused research or evaluation project.

6




June, 2019