Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Sciences

Introduction

The Isra Institute of Rehabilitation Science (IIRS) aims to produce competent rehabilitation practitioners who are capable of conducting unique and independent research. The institute promotes critical thinking and inquiry to foster an environment of research and academic learning. Its programs have been designed to meet the growing demand of the populace in rehabilitating patients suffering from injuries and disabilities. Its graduates are equipped with the skills and aptitude to provide effective care in restoring body functions, improving mobility, relieving pain and contributing towards a better life style for the patients.

Undergraduate Programs

The Undergraduate Programs offered are given below :

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)Professional Deficiency Make-Up program (PDMP)
Physical Therapy also known as physiotherapy is a dynamic profession concerned with evaluation and rehabilitation of patent disabled by pain, disease or injury and their treatment by physical therapeutic measures. The objective of the program is to produce a group of highly competent physiotherapists to fulfil the increasing demand at national and international level.
This program comprises a minimum of 200 credit hours. Physical Therapy, also known as physiotherapy is a dynamic profession concerned with evaluation and rehabilitation of patient disabled by pain, disease, or injury and their treatment by physical therapeutic measures. The objective of the program is to produce a group of highly competent physiotherapists to fulfill the increasing demand at national and international level.
1st YEAR:
First Semester

Anatomy-I
Physiology-I
Kinesiology-I
English-I
Islamiat/Pakistan Studies
Mathematics
4 (3+2)
3 (2+2)
3 (2+2)
3 (3+0)
4 (4+0)
3 (3+0)
90
72
72
54
72
54
Total Credits 20 414

Second Semester

Anatomy-IIPhysiology-IIKinesiology-IIEnglish-IIPhysics

Bio Statistics

4 (3+2)3 (2+2)4 (3+2)3 (3+0)3 (2+2)

3 (3+0)

9072905472

54

Total Credits 20 432
YEAR 2 Third Semester
Anatomy-IIIPhysiology-IIIBio Mech. & Ergonomics-IEnglish-IIIComputerChemistry

Sociology

4 (3+2)3 (2+2)3 (2+2)3 (3+0)3 (2+2)

3 (2+2)

2 (2+0)

9072725472

72

36

Total Credits 21 468
Fourth Semester
Anatomy-IVExercise PhysiologyBio Mech. & Ergonomics-IIBiochemistry & GeneticsTherapeutic Exercise

Behavioral Science (Psychology & Psychiatry)

4 (3+2)3 (2+2)3 (2+2)4 (3+2)3 (2+2)

3 (3+0)

9072729072

54

Total Credits 20 450
YEAR 3 Fifth Semester
Pathology / Microbiology-IPharmacology & Therapeutics-IPhysical Agent & Electrotherapy-IManual TherapyCommunity Medicine-IHealth Promotion & Wellness

Clinical Practice-I

3 (2+2)3 (2+2)3 (2+2)3 (2+2)3 (3+0)

3 (2+2)

3 (0+6)

7272727254

72

108

Total Credits 21 522
Sixth Semester
Pathology / Microbiology-IIPharmacology & Therapeutics-IIPhysical Agent & Electrotherapy-IITeaching MethodologyMedical InformaticsHuman Development & GrowthClinical Practice-II 3 (2+2)3 (2+2)3 (2+2)3 (3+0)2 (2+0)

2 (2+0)

3 (0+6)

7272725436

36

108

Total Credits 19 450
YEAR 4 Seventh Semester
Medicine-ISurgery-IRadiology & ImagingMusculoskeletal Physical TherapyResearch Methodology

Community Based Rehabilitation

Clinical Practice-III

3 (3+0)3 (3+0)4 (3+2)3 (2+2)3 (3+0)

2 (2+0)

3 (0+6)

5454907254

36

108

Total Credits 21 468
Eighth Semester
Medicine-IISurgery-IIEvidence Based PracticeNeuromuscular Physical TherapyOrthotics & Prosthetics

Administration & Management

Clinical Practice-IV

3 (3+0)3 (3+0)3 (3+0)3 (2+2)3 (2+2)

2 (2+0)

3 (0+6)

5454547272

36

108

Total Credits 20 450
YEAR 5 Ninth Semester

Primary Care & Emergency Procedures in Physical TherapyCardio Pulmonary Physical TherapyClinical Decision Making and Differential DiagnosisIntegumentary Physical Therapy

Scientitic Inquiry

Professional Practice

Clinical Practice-V

3 (2+2)
3 (2+2)
3 (2+2)
3 (2+2)
2 (2+0)
2 (2+0)
4 (0+8)
72
72
72
72
36
36
144
Total Credits 20 504

Tenth Semester

Obstetrics & Gynecological Physical Therapy
Paediatrics Physical Therapy
Geriatrics & Gerentological Physical Therapy
Metabolic Physical Therapy
Clinical Practice-VI
Project/Dissertation
2 (2+0)
2 (2+0)
2 (2+0)
2 (2+0)
4 (0+8)
6 (0+12)
36
36
36
36
144
216
Total Credits 18 504
Isra University has developed an innovative, unique and comprehensive solution which will serve as a bridging program between you (the candidate) and the deficient subjects called PDMP (Professional Deficiency Make-up Program). It is the quickest and most effective way of jump starting your ambitions of working abroad. PDMP is a value added program can be used along with your 4, or 3 years of Bachelors in Physical Therapy in order to make your qualification equivalent to abroad standards. The university designed the course in such a way that the BPT holders can start working in abroad in the most effective and qualitative way after a short period of time.

Why PDMP?

The PDMP program has been launched for those Physical/Occupational Therapists who desire to meet the deficiencies in their entry level degree curriculum either put by a Foreign Credentialing Agency/University or Licensure Board for the issuance of substantial equivalency report while comparing their Physical/Occupational Therapy Education to their own.

About the Program:

The IIRS offers undergraduate level courses under the title of PDMP. This is an on campus program and the courses are taught in traditional classroom setting.  The PDMP is a highly flexible program in the context that a candidate can choose any desired course either general/professional or both in a semester. The IIRS offers a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 16 credits/semester as approved by the Board of Studies and Academic Council of Isra University. Each semester comprises of six months duration with an actual period of study spreading over 18 weeks.

Minimum Entry Requirement:

The minimum eligibility criteria for admission to the PDMP is a Bachelor’s degree in Physical/Occupational Therapy from a recognized university.

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