Jinnah College Of Rehabilitation Sciences
Jinnah College of Rehabilitation Sciences (JCRS) was established in 2018 to provide quality education in an environment which focuses on problem solving and concept development. Exposure to in-depth knowledge of basic and clinical sciences relevant to rehabilitation will prepare competent professionals who fulfill their professional responsibilities as well as serve the community with devotion and excellence.
To be a recognized center of excellence in the field of rehabilitation sciences, to discover new knowledge, and prepare highly skilled, caring therapists to serve the needs of our National and International communities with devotion and excellence.
To pursue academic excellence in preparing competent professionals through innovative high-quality clinical teaching programs, with continuous improvement of quality standard as par with International standards, fostering evidence-based health care research, promoting values of learning, leadership, service and public engagement.

PROGRAM:     Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

DURATION:     5 Years (10 Semesters) followed by one year house job

Physical Therapy, a “science of healing and art of caring,” is an essential segment of a modern health care system. A DPT graduate can perform clinical examinations, evaluation, assessment, diagnosis and treatment of Musculoskeletal, Neurological, Cardiovascular and Respiratory System disorders. DPT program follows Higher Education Commission (HEC) recognized curriculum.
Program Objectives
The purpose of the DPT program is to prepare physical therapists who will:
• Be primary providers of physical therapy care
• Serve as responsible members in the professional community who are willing and able to assume leadership roles in the communities they serve
• Identify researchable problems, advocate and participate in research, and incorporate research findings into clinical practice
• Understand and place in context the social, economic and cultural issues of practice and effectively advocate for changes in policy
• Correlate theory with practice to think creatively about, react to, adapt or shape new practice environments
• Participate in and provide education for communities, patients, peers, students
Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the DPT program will:
• Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of basic and clinical sciences relevant to physical therapy, both in their fundamental context and in their application to the discipline of physical therapy
• Understand, correlate and apply theoretical foundations of knowledge to the practice of physical therapy; evaluate and clarify new or evolving theories relevant to physical therapy
• Demonstrate behaviors of a scholarly clinician by developing and utilizing the process of critical thinking and inquiry, particularly focused on improvement of the practice of physical therapy and delivery of health care
• Engage in reflective practice through sound clinical decision making, critical self-assessment and commitment to lifelong learning
• Demonstrate mastery of entry level professional clinical skills. Provision of these services is based on the best available evidence and includes physical therapy examination, evaluation, diagnosis, prognosis, intervention, prevention activities, wellness initiatives and appropriate health care utilization
• Be prepared to influence development of human health care regulations and policies that are consistent with the needs of patients and society
• Demonstrate leadership, management, and communication skills to effectively participate in physical therapy practice as part of a health care team
• Incorporate and demonstrate positive attitudes and behaviors to all persons without discrimination
• Demonstrate the professional and social skills required to adapt to changing health care environments to effectively provide physical therapy care
Admission Criteria
• Minimum 60% marks HSC Pre-Medical (or O/ A level – Foreign High School equivalent)
• Equivalence as determined by the Inter Board Committee of Chairmen (IBCC) is required for all non-Pakistan Boards of Education (www.ibcc.edu.pk)
• Qualify Aptitude Test & Interview
Why choose dpt program at jCRS?
• Jinnah College of Rehabilitation Sciences is located in the heart of Karachi
• Medicare Cardiac & General Hospital and Jinnah Medical & Dental College are located at the same campus. MCGH is a state-of-the-art multispecialty hospital providing tertiary care services
• MCGH is especially renowned for its Orthopedics services which is the biggest center for knee and hip replacement in Sindh in the private sector.
• MCGH has an advanced Physiotherapy Center
• JMDC has produced over 1800 MBBS & BDS graduates of high caliber; training alongside MBBS & BDS students will allow a mutual understanding to develop strong health care teams for future practice
• DPT students will have a practical and modern learning experience in hospital campus and as well as enjoy a vibrant student life.
Fee Structure
Description 1st Semester 2nd Semester

• Admission Fee (one time only)
• Tuition Fees
• Security Deposit (Refundable)
• Enrollment Fee (one time only)
Total (at the time of admission)
• Examination Fee (at the time of Examination)

Career Prospects
Physical Therapists (PT) practice in clinical or hospital settings as well as provide home-based physical therapy services. PTs can pursue their higher education in MS/MPhil/PhD or pursue their career in clinical, academics (teaching) or research. Their clinical job is to examine patients and develop a plan of care that promotes movement, reduces pain, restores function, and prevents disability. PTs consult in specialized areas such as musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiopulmonary, integumentary, sports, geriatric, pediatrics, obstetrics and gynecological physical therapy.
DPT Study Plan
10 Semesters of 18 weeks each = 5 Years (175 credit hours)
Basic Science Subjects: Clinical Sciences
• Anatomy
• Physiology
• Kinesiology
• Biomechanics & Ergonomics
• Biochemistry
• Pharmacology & Therapeutics
• Pathology & Microbiology
• Introduction to Computer
• Medical Physics
• Molecular Biology & Genetics
Social Sciences:

• Sociology
• Behavioral Sciences
Research Sciences:
• Biostatistics
• Evidence Based Practice
• Scientific Inquiry & Research Methodology
• Health & Wellness
• Medicine
• Surgery
• Radiology & Diagnostic Imaging
• Physical Agents & Electrotherapy
• Therapeutic Exercises & Techniques
• Manual Therapy
• Emergency Procedures & Primary Care in Physical Therapy • Professional Practice
• Clinical Decision Making & Differential Diagnosis
• Prosthetics & Orthotics
• Community Medicine & Rehabilitation
• Musculoskeletal Physical Therapy
• Neurological Physical Therapy • Cardiopulmonary Physical Therapy
• Integumentary Physical Therapy
• Obstetrics & Gynecological Physical Therapy
• Pediatric Physical Therapy
• Gerontology & Geriatric Physical Therapy
• Sports Physical Therapy
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