Physical Therapy Department

25 West Independence Way, Suite J, Kingston, RI 02881

jkonin@mail.uri.edu – 401.874.5001 (p); 401.874.5630 (f)

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Academics

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 (including 8 EB inquiry) = 109

Summer 1
Course Number
Course Name
Credits
PHT 500
Anatomy
5
PHT 505
Intro to PT
2
Total Credits
7
Fall 1
PHT 512
Basic Eval I/IC
3
PHT 501
Applied Anatomy
3
PHT 510
Biomechanics
5
PHT 532
Physical Agents I
2
PHT 533
Physical Agents II
2
PHT 508
Psychosocial
2
PHT 600
Foundations of Evidence Based Practice
3
Total Credits
20
Spring 1
PHT 522
Basic Eval II/ICE
4
PHT 550
Musculoskeletal PT I
5
PHT 655
Diagnostic Imaging
2
PHT 535
Pathophysiology
3
PHT 519
Pathology for PT
1
PHT 570
Cardiopulmonary PT
4
PHT 610
Evidenced Based Inquiry
1-3
Total Credits
20-22
Summer 2
PHT 552
Musculoskeletal II
5
Total Credits
5
Fall 2
PHT 544
Health Promotion/ICE
4
PHT 672
Pharmacology
2
PHT 511
Human Neuroscience
5
PHT 532
Communication & Education
3
PHT 586
Geriatrics
2
PHT 537
Management/Administration
2
PHT 620
Evidence Based Inquiry
1-3
Total Credits
19-21
Spring 2
PHT 580
Pediatrics
2
PHT 538
Management Practice
2
PHT 518
Ethical/Legal
3
PHT 560
Neurotherapeutics PT/ICE
5
PHT 592
Comprehensive Cases
4
PHT 576
Broadening
2
PHT 630
Evidence Based Inquiry
1-3
Total Credits
19-21
Summer 3
PHT 605
Special Topics
2
PHT 640
Evidence Based Inquiry
1-3
COMPREHENSIVE EXAM
Total Credits
3-5
Fall 3 – Spring 3
PHT 575
Internship I
4
PHT 585
Internship II
4
PHT 595
Internship III
4
Total Credits
12

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