Department of

Physical Therapy

Message from the Dean

Our staff and students strive to improve the lives of others through the provision of world-leading health care. Everything we do at the Department of Physical Therapy is guided by the values of excellence, dignity, and engagement.

When you study with us, you’ll go beyond the theory.  Many of our courses have a clinical component where you will be able to apply your skills in the real world through professional experience with some of our many partners. Under the guidance of experts in their fields, you’ll deliver health services to students, staff, and the wider community.

VISION

The vision of the Department of Physical Therapy is to be recognized in the region, state, and nation as an outstanding physical therapist educational program with quality faculty members, staff, and students.

MISSION

Our Mission is to establish state-of-the-art teaching at Newports Institute for basic & advanced activities/training along with quality undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy education in line with current national & international higher standards

OBJECTIVES

  • Physical Therapists practice in hospitals and medical centers, rehabilitation centers, private practice clinics, home health settings, sports medicine facilities, colleges, universities, and various other settings. The broad options in Physical Therapy allow PTs to develop and pursue a focus of care in any specific population from children and athletes to senior citizens. Physical Therapists also work as educators, researchers, consultants, and administrators.
  • Physical Therapy is a sought-after career with virtually unlimited opportunities. It is a profession that offers a lifetime of satisfaction while directly helping people move more efficiently and function more effectively.

LEARNING OUTCOME

  • Diagnose and manage movement dysfunction and enhance physical and functional abilities.
  • Restore, maintain, and promote optimal physical function and optimal wellness and fitness and optimal quality of life as it relates to movement and health.
  • Prevent the onset, symptoms, and progression of impairments, functional limitations, and disabilities that may result from diseases, disorders, or injuries.
  • Physical Therapists have the necessary training to meet the total range of patient care responsibilities involved in preventing disabilities and promoting the restoration of function to the physically impaired, including musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular/pulmonary, and integumentary disorders that interfere with physical function.

Course Schema