Some of our features:
Excellent environment for study and laboratory practice:
The Department of Physical Therapy has three classrooms and laboratories specially designed for professional curriculum needs.
All practice courses are conducted in small teaching groups.
All students complete one year supervised full-time clinical internship before graduation.
Seniors are sent to one of our clinical education affiliates ,all of which are renowned teaching and research hospitals throughout the country, to conduct their clinical practicum
Faculty with clinical, research, and teaching experience:
The faculty features twelve full-time specialists in the areas of neurologic, orthopaedic, pediatric, and cardiopulmonary physical therapy and in sub-specialty areas such as sports medicine, medical engineering, geriatric & health care for older adults, women’s health, orthotics & prosthesis.
Interdisciplinary study to expand students’ perspectives:
Each semester, the school hosts special speeches by experts from different disciplines.
The speeches cover topics ranging from subspecialties of physical therapy to interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary study.
The school also arranges for students to visit neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) and osteopathic and physical therapy section during their clinical observation courses.
The students also tour several enterprises, such as wheelchair manufacturers and a source center of Prosthetic & Orthotics, to acquire a multidimensional perspective.
Since January 2011, the school of Physical Therapy has established a collaborative Relationship with Singapore General Hospital, KK Women’s & Children’s hospital, & Ton Tock Seng Hospital for clinical clerkship courses.
We hope that such overseas experiences can expose students to different ethnicities, cultures, languages, medical teamwork, and therapeutic techniques, thus grooming them for futures as physiotherapeutic professions and improving the general quality of physiotherapy.