Diploma in Physiotherapy | RSDH College

Diploma in Physiotherapy

Duration: 3 Years

Study Mode: Conventional

Delivery Method: Theory, tutorial and clinical practice

OVERVIEW OF PROGRAMME

A physiotherapist works as a member of the healthcare team treating clients that may range from small babies to the frail elderly. The profession focuses on human movement as being central to the health and well-being of individuals. Their primary focus is to resolve pain, stabilize injury and prevent it from increasing.

The Physiotherapy Programme encompasses comprehensive learning with emphasis on “hands on” practice and clinical placements in accredited hospitals such as The Ramsay Sime Darby Healthcare Group of Hospitals. The students will undergo specially designed clinical placements which exceeds the 1000 hours requirement by the World Confederation of Physiotherapy. The students learn to treat patient holistically while minimising risks, ensure patient safety at all times, and working within a legal and ethical framework.

PROGRAMME OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate customer focused delivery of healthcare.
  • Critically assess the patients to set up effective treatment plan and carry out appropriate therapy including re-evolution.
  • Demonstrate collaboration with patients, care givers, peers and health-care team in the planning, delegating, implementing and evaluating care.
  • Maximize patient outcomes using effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrate accountability to professional growth and continual education.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3
Anatomy & Physiology I & II Electrotherapy I & II Neurology III
Applied anatomy Musculoskeletal I & III Paediatrics
Behavioral sciences I & II Cardiorespiratory I & II Geriatrics
English and Introduction to information technology Introduction to Healthcare I Women’s health
Movement therapy Neurology I & II Occupational health
Electrotherapy I Physiotherapy in sports injuries
Musculoskeletal I
Introduction to Healthcare I
MPU subjects
Malaysian studies
Personal & professional development
Islamic studies/Moral studies
Industrial training

FUTURE PROGRESSION

  • Undergraduate degree
  • Postgraduate degree
    • Healthcare administration
    • Education
    • Physiotherapy
  • RESEARCH DOCTORATE

CAREER PATHWAY

PUBLIC & PRIVATE HOSPITALS OTHER AREAS SELF EMPLOYED
  • Physiotherapist
  • Senior Physiotherapist
  • Head of Department
  • NGOs
  • Wellness Centre
  • Health Centre
  • Fitness Clubs/ Sport facilities
  • Rehabilitation Equipment Suppliers
  • Nursing Homes Community
  • Sport team Physiotherapist
  • Clinical Practice
  • Companies dealing with rehabilitation equipment

Tuition Fee

  • Diploma in Physiotherapy – RM36,000 – RM48,000