M.S Physical therapy offers practicing Physical Therapists the opportunity to enhance their professional development in the areas of research, ethics, education and administration while developing new clinical skills in intense, clinical electives.
M.S Physical Therapy(Two Years Program)
The post-professional master’s degree offered in the IPM&R enables physical therapists to improve their clinical knowledge and skills through a specific program of advanced practice. The institute offers Masters in physical therapy in two disciplines
- Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy
- Neurological Physical Therapy
The aims of both these programs are to provide advanced clinical skills and knowledge in musculoskeletal or neurological physical therapy. Moreover, the content of program is designed to fulfill the need of practicing physical therapists who want to update their clinical skills using evidence based principles in clinical decision making. In addition to coursework and laboratory sessions, students also participate in physical therapy clinical rounds, which provide them with additional knowledge of advanced physical therapy practice.
To prepare reflective and collaborative professionals who are skilled in clinical reasoning and the use of evidence to optimize health, function and participation of individuals in society, and who can assume leadership roles in professional and scholarly activities including the transfer of best evidence to clinical practice
Graduates of this course shall display a high degree of proficiency in:
- Leadership in applying knowledge and skills to the management and treatment of the patient who has musculoskeletal problem.
- Assessing patients and making informed decisions regarding approaches to treatment by selecting and applying effectively the treatment approaches most appropriate for the patient’s condition.
- Communicating effectively with the patients, their families, colleagues, and other members of the health team.
- Providing a consultative service to the profession, other health professionals and the medico-legal fraternity.
- Critically evaluating the suitability and effectiveness of the selected approach and modifying, changing or ceasing treatment when necessary.
- Establish educational-based and research oriented Physical Therapy practice.