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DPT

DPT stands for "Doctor of Physical Therapy". It is another important degree after MBBS in the healthcare sector. After MBBS and BDS, It is also a study of medical science dealing and caring of patients”. It is one of the growing field and profession globally and in Pakistan with bright career after DPT in Pakistan. A DPT graduate in Pakistan is likely to be called a Doctor of Physical Therapy or Doctor of Physiotherapy.

DPT Degree Goals

The goals of the DPT degree is to prepare Doctor of Physiotherapy who will:

  • Be main providers of physical therapy care and services.
  • Recognize researchable issues, sponsor and participate in research, and integrate research findings into clinical practice.
  • Compare theory with practice and think productively.
  • Identify researchable problems, advocate and participate in research, and incorporate research findings into clinical practice
  • Understand and place in context the social, economic and cultural issues of practice and effectively advocate for changes in policy.

DPT Course Objectives

A graduate of Doctor of Physical Therapy degree will:

  • Show deep knowledge of basic sciences and clinical sciences applicable to physical therapy.
  • Understand and relate academic basics of knowledge to the practice of physical therapy.
  • Demonstrate the performances of the leading clinician by developing and using the process of serious rational and analysis.
  • Demonstrate leadership,management and communication skills to effectively participate in physical therapy practice and health care team.
  • Demonstrate in depth knowledge of the basic and clinical sciences relevant to physical therapy, both in their fundamental context and in their application to the discipline of physical therapy.

Importance of Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPT) in Pakistan

The program educates practitioners or therapists to meet the challenges of an active healthcare environment and supports intellectual activities that makes bridge between science and clinical practice. It efforts on treating a range of situations including but not limited to Neurological, Musculoskeletal, Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Cardio-Respiratory, Mental Health, Sports, Balance disorders etc which shows DPT scope in Pakistan.

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    Khadija

    20 Oct 2019

    i wantnto know admiasion date of rawalpindi medical college and i also want to knowthat rmc give full scholar ship??? my marks in f.sc is 80 % and in matric 78% is am i applicable for dpt or pharm_d admission in rmc???

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    Kiran

    20 Sep 2019

    Dpt k admissions kn kn so govt universities my open hain

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    Savera

    16 Sep 2019

    sama zaidi ne armed forces institute of rehabilitation ka bhi kaha tha lekin wo tu dpt nahi karwa rahey?????

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    Ayesha

    08 Sep 2019

    i want to get admission in dpt with fsc marks 906 (82%) which uni is best for me???

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    Maryam

    27 Aug 2019

    How to calculate the merit for dpt in K.E if entry test is not required??plz guide me

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    Haadi

    26 Aug 2019

    Which university is best for student having 90 % marks In fsc

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    Maryam

    26 Aug 2019

    Is M.dcat necessary for dpt in K.E??

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    Maryam

    26 Aug 2019

    Plz someone tell me the merit for dpt in king Edward?

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    Hira Mustafa

    29 Jul 2019

    I have heard, UOL islamabad campus is changing its name, is this true? can anybody tell me this thing?

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    Samra

    24 Jul 2019

    Is MDCAT compulsory for DPT?

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