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Clinic: 401.874.2006 – Administrative staff: 401.874.5001

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Doctor of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)

two students studying togetherThe Physical Therapy program at URI is a fully accredited Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree program. Through an intensive three-year course of study, you’ll learn about basic sciences, evaluative and treatment theories, intervention techniques, professional issues analysis, and skills development to allow autonomous practice.

Curriculum

Total Credits = 112

The Plan of Study listed below takes effect for the Class of 2020

**NOTE: To see course description place mouse over course name.**

Summer 1
Course Number Course Name Credits
PHT 500 Anatomy
5
PHT 505 Intro to PT
1
Total Credits
6
Fall 1
PHT 512 Basic Evaluation I
3
PHT 501 Applied Anatomy
3
PHT 510 Biomechanics
5
PHT 532 Physical Agents
4
PHT 508 Psychosocial
2
PHT 600 Foundations of Evidence Based Practice
3
PHT 611 Integrated Clinical Experience I
1
Total Credits
21
Spring 1
PHT 522 Basic Evaluation II
4
PHT 550 Musculoskeletal PT I
5
PHT 655 Diagnostic Imaging
2
PHT 536 Pathophysiology
4
PHT 570 Cardiopulmonary PT
4
PHT 610 Evidenced Based Inquiry I
1
PHT 612 Integrated Clinical Experience II
1
Total Credits
21
Summer 2
PHT 552 Musculoskeletal II
5
Total Credits
5
Fall 2
PHT 544 Health Promotion 2
PHT 672 Pharmacology
2
PHT 511 Human Neuroscience
5
PHT 518 Communication & Education
3
PHT 586 Geriatrics
2
PHT 537 Management/Administration
2
PHT 620 Evidence Based Inquiry II
3
PHT 545 Women’s Health
2
PHT 613 Integrated Clinical Experience III
1
Total Credits
22
Spring 2
PHT 580 Pediatrics
2
PHT 538 Management Practice
2
PHT 528 Ethical/Legal
3
PHT 560 Neurotherapeutics PT
5
PHT 592 Comprehensive Cases
2
PHT 576 Broadening
2
PHT 614 Integrated Clinical Experience IV
1
PHT 630 Evidence Based Inquiry
3
PHT 513 Elective(s)
2
Total Credits
22
Summer 3
PHT 605 Special Topics
2
COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
Total Credits
2
Fall 3 – Spring 3
PHT 640 (Fall) Physical Therapy Capstone
1
PHT 575 (Fall) Internship I
4
PHT 585 (Spring) Internship II
4
PHT 595 Internship III
4
Total Credits
13

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