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Lahore Medical & Dental College

Faculty of Allied Health Sciences

  • Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

    Physical Therapy is an essential segment of modern health care system. It is a branch of health sciences, which pertains to the clinical assessment, evaluation, examination, diagnosis and plan of care of musculoskeletal, neurological, cardio-pulmonary and Integumentary conditions, including the pain and those of psychosomatic origin.

    It deals with treatment by natural sources based on movement, manual therapy and physical agents, to relieve the pain, habilitate the developing child and rehabilitate the functional limitation and disability caused by disease and trauma.

    Hence, Physical Therapy covers basic parameters of healing sciences i.e. preventive, palliative, promotional, diagnostic, rehabilitative, and curative.

    Lahore College of Physical Therapy, a project of Lahore Medical and Dental College was established in 2008. LCPT offers students the opportunity to obtain their Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and has quickly become a landmark for physical therapy training and education in Pakistan. The Physical Therapy department started at Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital in 2004. B.Sc Physical therapy then started in 2008 with a batch of 10 students. In 2011, the DPT Programme started with a 30-student batch. The capacity was upgraded to 60 students in 2016 and 75 students in 2020.

    Lahore College of Physical Therapy is affiliated with University of Health Sciences and is attached with three hospitals for clinical training of students, Ghurki Trust Teaching Hospital, Doctors Hospital, and UBAS Teaching Hospital.

    LCPT spreads over 14000 square feet of land with a dedicated wing with fully equipped Physical Therapy setting for training of the students and Patient Management.

    LCPT has set a benchmark in terms of capacity of the institution, infrastructure, designed curriculum, faculty, departmentalization, season of excellence, assessment strategies, clinical setting, administration, research work and professional connections.

    Here is why you should get your Doctor of Physical Therapy degree at UBAS:

    • Hands-On Learning
    • World-Renowned Faculty
    • Purpose Built Campus
    Duration Start Date Programme Type
    Full-time: 5 years Flexible start dates DPT Degree

    DPT Degree Structure

    One of the most significant areas of concern when securing DPT admission is to understand the degree structure and the relevant DPT courses you will be studying for five years. The Programme incorporates unique elements of theory, practice, and research. The focus is primarily on delivering relevant knowledge to the students using innovative teaching methods that contextualize learning.

    Here are the details of the DPT courses, that you will be studying when enrolled in the doctor of physical therapy Programme at UBAS:

    Sr No. Year Subject Breakdown Hours Per Year
    1 First Year Anatomy
    Physiology
    Kinesiology & Biomechanics
    Islamic (Ethics) & Pakistan Studies
    Behavioural Sciences
    Introduction To Computer
    400
    300
    450
    150
    150
    50
    2 Second Year Anatomy
    Physiology
    Kinesiology & Ergonomics
    Biochemistry & Genetics
    Medical Physics
    Behavioural Sciences
    Heath And Wellness
    450
    300
    300
    200
    200
    50
    50
    3 Third Year Pathology & Microbiology
    Pharmacology
    Physical Agents & Electrotherapy
    Therapeutic Exercises & Techniques
    Behavioural Sciences
    Teaching Methodology & Community Medicine
    Supervised Clinical Practice 1 & 2
    300
    200
    300
    400
    100
    100
    200
  • BS Human nutrition & dietetics

  • BS Public Health

  • BS Surgical & Operation Theatre Technology

  • BS Medical Lab Technology

  • BS Anaesthesia Technology

  • BS Radiography & Imaging Technology

Faculty of Basic & Applied Sciences

  • BS Biotechnology

  • BS Molecular Biology & Molecular Genetics

  • BS Biochemistry

  • BS Microbiology

  • BS Forensic Science

Faculty of Social Sciences

  • BS Clinical Psychology

  • BS Behavioural Sciences

  • *BS Health Economics

  • **BS Social Science of Health & Medicine

  • BS Social Work

Faculty of Nursing

  • BS Nursing

  • MS Nursing

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

  • Doctor of Pharmacy

  • *M.Phil. Clinical Pharmacy/Pharmacy Practice

  • M. Phil. Pharmacology

  • M. Phil Pharmaceutics

  • M. Phil Pharmaceutical Chemistry

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