DIPLOMA IN PHYSIOTHERAPY

Physiotherapy is a medical branch for the care or rehabilitation of the patient’s physical function.

DURATION:
Three (3) Years

INTAKE:
January/ April/ July/ October

PROGRAMME APPROVAL CODE:
(R2/726/4/0018) 07/23

(A9337)

What Will You Learn

  • How to assess, diagnose and treat patient’s injuries and physical conditions.
  • How to ensure physical function is at optimum level and functioning well.
  • Planning and managing treatment.
  • How to work with people, especially patients and colleagues.
  • The right exercise and massage techniques to fasten the rehabilitation process.
  • How to help patients prevent injuries and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Programme Introduction

Physiotherapy is a medical branch for the care or rehabilitation of the patient’s physical function. The main aim of this treatment is to help patients recover and to ensure that their physical function is at optimum level and functioning well.

 

Physiotherapist rehab performs rehabilitation work by exercising, electric light, cold water treatment, massage and electrotherapy. A physiotherapist’s role includes planning the treatment programs for patients, helping doctors determine the type of disease by testing through electric means, monitoring patient’s report and progress, informing the medical officer of the suitability of a treatment scheme against a person, and making equipment supply orders.

 

This program will enable students to understand the aspects of healthcare related to the assessment, handling and rehabilitation of physical function as well as movement of the human body.

 

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Anatomy I & II

Computer Application

Communicative English / Bahasa Kebangsaan A

Physiology I & II

Biomechanics & Kinesiology

Pathology

Electrotherapy Agent I

Professional Development & Practice

Introduction to Health Care

Movement Therapy I

Malaysian Studies 2

Physics for Physiotherapy

Behavioural Science

Co-Curriculum

Electrotherapy Agent II

Movement Therapy II

Physiotherapeutic Skills

Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory I & II

Physiotherapy in Geriatrics

Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal I & II

Physiotherapy in Neurology I & II

Physiotherapy in Pediatrics

Physiotherapy in Sports and Occupational Health

Physiotherapy in Women’s Health

Clinical Placement I (Neurology)

Clinical Placement II (Cardiorespiratory)

Clinical Placement III (Musculoskeletal)

Clinical Placement IV (Sports & Occupational Health)

Clinical Placement V (Pediatrics)

Clinical Placement VI (Geriatrics)

Clinical Placement VII (Women’s Health)

Advanced Clinical Placement

 

    • Pass in SPM
    • FIVE (5) Credits in the following subjects:
    • Mathematics;
    • ONE (1) Science subject (Biology/Physics/Chemistry/General Science/ Applied Science); AND
    • THREE (3) other subjects including Bahasa Melayu and/or English if Credit
    • Pass in Bahasa Melayu AND English

    -OR-

    Any other equivalent qualifications

Career Prospect

  • Physical Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Respiratory Therapist
  • Sports Physiotherapist
  • Kinesiologist
  • Geriatric Physiotherapist
  • Pediatric Physiotherapist
  • Lymphatic Drainage Physiotherapist

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