Physical Therapy at NAU

D.P.T. CURRICULUM

Schedule Subject to Change

Fall I

  • Clinical Anatomy I (4) PT 525
  • Pathophysiology (3) PT 550
  • Integumentary Therapeutics I (4) PT 580
  • Foundations of Physical Therapy Examination (3) PT 510
  • Clinical Communication (2) PT 586
  • Principles of Evidence Based Practice (2) PT 685

    Total - 18

Spring I

  • Clinical Anatomy II (4) PT 526
  • Neurosciences (4) PT 560
  • Differential Diagnosis in Physical Therapy (3) PT 680
  • Therapeutic Exercise (4) PT 582
  • Principles of Evidence Based Practice (1) PT 685
  • Normal Human Gait (1) Pt 698

    Total - 17

Summer I

  • Five week Clerkship (2) PT 601
  • Professsional Development Seminar (3) PT 687
  • Health Care Systems (2) PT 670

    Total - 7

Fall II

  • Cardiopulmonary Therapeutics (4) PT 630
  • Musculoskeletal Therapeutics I (4) PT 620
  • Neurophysiological Therapeutics I (4) PT 635
  • Life Cycle I (2) PT 602
  • Patient Presentation (2) PT 698

    Total - 16

Spring II

  • Neurophysiological Therapeutics II (3) PT 636
  • Musculoskeletal Therapeutics II (3) PT 621
  • Medical Therapeutics (2) PT 675
  • Organization and Administration (2) PT 668
  • Life Cycle II (2) PT 603
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics (2) PT 657
  • Psychosocial Aspects of Rehabilitation (2) PT 678
  • Abnormal Human Gait (1) PT 698

    Total - 17

Summer II

  • Health Care Economics in Physical Therapy Practice (2) PT 672 / PT 670
  • Two courses from the following options:
    • Topics in Musculoskeletal Therapeutics (2) PT 720
    • Topics in Neuromuscular Therapeutics (2) PT 735
    • Topics in Cardiopulmonary Therapeutics (2) PT 730
    • Topics in Integumentary Therapeutics (2) PT 757

Total - 6 (4 credits from the above listed 700 level courses)

Fall III and Spring III

  • Completion of the equivalent of 2 semesters (32 weeks) of Internships (20) PT 608
  • Capstone Project (10) PT 689

    Total for Fall - 15
    Total for Spring - 15

Degree Total - 111


Contact Us

Physical Therapy
PO Box 15105
Building 66, Room 102
Flagstaff, Arizona 86011
Phone: (928) 523-4092
Fax: (928) 523-9289
Physical.Therapy@nau.edu


Michael Lebec
Associate Professor

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