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Physical Therapy (Professional DPT - Tampa Bay)

Curriculum Overview

4-year Calendar
course # course title credit hours
Summer Semester    
PHTT 5400 Physiology for Physical Therapists 3
PHTT 5420 Anatomy for Physical Therapists I 2
PHTT 6701 Communication & Cultural Competence 2
PHTT 5611 Professional Issues in Physical Therapy 3
TOTAL   10
Fall Semester    
PHTT 6705 Essentials of Exercise Physiology* 3
PHTT 6741 Systems Management I* 3
PHTT 5421 Anatomy for Physical Therapists II 4
TOTAL   10
Winter Semester    
PHTT 6710 Clinical Skills I* 3
PHTT 6715 Essentials of Biomechanics and Kinesiology 3
PHTT 6761 Systems Management** 3
PHTT 6822 Health Promotion, Disease Prevention & Wellness 2
TOTAL   11
course # course title credit hours
Summer Semester    
PHTT 6700 Introduction to Evidence Based Practice 3
PHTT 6720 Clinical Skills II* 3
PHTT 6623 Practice Management 3
TOTAL   9
Fall Semester    
PHTT 6722 Integumentary PT 2
PHTT 6815 Physical Agents 3
PHTT 6916 Patient/Client Management Post Amputation* 2
PHTT 6802 Application of Evidence Based Practice 3
TOTAL   10
Winter Semester    
PHTT 6810 Musculoskeletal I 2
PHTT 6810L Musculoskeletal I Lab 2
PHTT 5423 Neuroanatomy & Neurophysiology 3
PHTT 6725 Cardiovascular and Pulmonary PT* 4
TOTAL   11
course # course title credit hours
Summer Semester    
PHTT 6816 Motor Control Across the Lifespan 3
PHTT 6820 Musculoskeletal II 3
PHTT 6820L Musculoskeletal II Lab 2
TOTAL   8
Fall Semester    
PHTT 6821 Musculoskeletal III 2
PHTT 6821L Musculoskeletal III Lab* 2
PHTT 6813 Gender Specific Health Issues in PT 2
PHTT 6817 Pediatrics* 3
TOTAL   9
Winter Semester    
PHTT 6830 Neuromuscular I 3
PHTT 6830L Neuromuscular I Lab* 2
PHTT 6835 Systems Management III: Differential Diagnosis for PT 3
PHTT 6812 Topics in Clinical Education** 2
TOTAL   10
course # course title credit hours
Summer Semester    
PHTT 6914 Neuromuscular II 2
PHTT 6914L Neuromuscular II Lab* 2
PHTT 6920 Systems Management IV: Applied Clinical Decision Making of Complex Patients 4
TOTAL   8
Fall Semester    
PHTT 6911 Clinical Internship I*** (12 weeks) 6
PHTT 6921 Clinical Internship II*** (12 weeks) 6
TOTAL   12
Winter Semester    
PHTT 6931 Clinical Internship III* (12 weeks) 6
PHTT 6930 Wrap Up and Review 2
PHTT 6904 Evidence in Practice Capstone Project 2
TOTAL   10

* Includes Patient Experiences or an Integrated Clinical Experience

** Includes a 1-week Integrated Clinical Experience

***Students do not attend classes on Tampa Bay Regional Campus during clinical internships

^ Students return to Tampa Bay Regional Campus for 1 week to prepare for graduation and licensure examination

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