DIPLOMA IN PHYSIOTHERAPY

This programme enables students to understand the aspects of healthcare related to the assessment, handling and rehabilitation of physical functions as well as movement of the human body.

DURATION:
Three (3) Years

INTAKE:
January/ April/ July/ October

PROGRAMME APPROVAL CODE:
KPT/JPS (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, make equipment supply orders and more.

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

Semester 1

  • Anatomy I
  • Physiology I
  • Introduction to Healthcare
  • Physics for Physiotherapy
  • Professional Development & Practice

 

Semester 2

  • Anatomy II
  • Physiology II
  • Biomechanics & Kinesiology
  • Movement Therapy I
  • Pathology
  • Electrotherapy Agent I

 

Semester 3

  • Malaysian Studies
  • Communicative English
  • Computer Application

 

 

 

 

Semester 4

  • Movement Therapy II
  • Electrotherapy Agent II
  • Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal I
  • Physiotherapy in Neurology I
  • Physiotherapy in
  • Cardiorespiratory I
  • Co-Curriculum

 

Semester 5

  • Physiotherapy in Cardiorespiratory II
  • Physiotherapy in Neurology II
  • Physiotherapy in Musculoskeletal II
  • Physiotherapy in Sports & Occupational Health
  • Physiotherapeutic Skills

 

Semester 6

  • Behavioral Science
  • Physiotherapy in Women’s Health
  • Physiotherapy in Geriatrics
  • Physiotherapy in Pediatrics

 

 

 

Semester 7

  • Clinical Placement I (Neurology)
  • Clinical Placement II (Cardiorespiratory)
  • Clinical Placement III (Musculoskeletal)

 

Semester 8

  • Clinical Placement IV (Sports & Occupational Health)
  • Clinical Placement V (Pediatrics)
  • Clinical Placement VI (Geriatrics)
  • Clinical Placement VII (Women’s Health)

 

Semester 9

  • Advanced Clinical Placement

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Pass SPM (Bahasa Melayu & Sejarah)
  • Pass Bahasa Inggeris
  • Minimum 5 Credits in General Science / Pure Science and Mathematics and 3 other subjects

– 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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