MS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY (NEUROLOGY)

University of Lahore

Neurological physiotherapists manage people with movement disorders as a result of injuries and diseases of the brain, spinal cord and the broader neuromuscular system. Therapists work with people across a broad range of issues, ranging from sports injuries to those who have severe brain or spinal cord damage from trauma or neurological diseases. This exciting and modern postgraduate provision is for qualified physiotherapists wishing to advance their professional practice and earn a further professional and academic qualification.

Degree

Requirements

5 Years DPT or BS Honors degree (or minimum 16 years of education) recognized by HEC GAT/NTS-General Test –Minimum passing marks 50%

Why this

Degree

This course equips physiotherapists with the knowledge and skills required to operate at senior and strategic levels in health care services and higher education institutes. Career opportunities largely exist in acute and rehabilitation hospitals, private practice, research and management. Neurological physiotherapy promises a career of immense interest and challenge at the cutting edge of research into how the brain and nervous system works and repairs. Students can further pursue their education to PhD level at the completion of degree.

Courses Offered

Semester 1
Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1
Clinical Decision Making

2
2
Differential Diagnosis

2
3
Evidence Based Practice

2
4 Profesional Practice/ Laws, Ethics, Administration 2
Semester 2
Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1
Advanced Motor Control and Learning
 Motion
2
2
Applied Clinical Neurosciences

2
3
Biostatistics and Research Methodology

2
4

Measurement and Analysis of Human Motion
2
Semester 3
Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1
Advanced Practice and Concepts in Adult neurological Physical Therapy

3
2
Advanced Practice and Concepts in Pediatric Neurological Physical Therapy

3
3 Patient Care Skills
2
Semester 4
Sr. No. Course Title Cr.Hrs
1
Clinical Residency

6
2

Research/Dissertation
6
Offered at Campuses
Fact File

2 years

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