Physical Therapy

About the Department

The Department of Physical Therapy of the Mariano Marcos State University was founded during the year 1993. Currently, it is headed by Dr. Cheryll Didi Nellie N. Obra and it aims to provide quality education and training in physical therapy in order to produce physical therapists who are competent to deliver the full spectrum of physical therapy services required in the present health care system.

 

Program Objectives

The program aims to:

  1. Produce physical therapists equipped with all requisite knowledge, skills, and professional behaviors in order for them to practice effectively for the maintenance of health and restoration of function.
  2. Conduct, disseminate and utilize relevant researches for the improvement of the quality of physical therapy education and services.
  3. Render extension services that promote community empowerment and mainstreaming of persons with disabilities through the use of available resources.
  4. Promote linkages and partnerships with government institutions and private agencies in the implementation of physical therapy and rehabilitation programs.

 

Program Offerings

  • Program Title: Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy
  • Program Description: The Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy is a four-year degree program consisting of general education and professional courses. It also includes an internship program that involves assigning students to different CHED-accredited affiliation centers that cater to various patient/client populations for a minimum of 1500 hours.

 

Program Outcomes

The graduates of Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy should be able to:

  1. Apply acquired knowledge of physical sciences, social sciences, and natural sciences to the practice of physical therapy.
  2. Demonstrate consistent competence in conducting a comprehensive examination, evaluation, and assessment of patients/clients across the lifespan within a broad continuum of care.
  3. Demonstrate consistent competence in planning and implementing appropriate physical therapy interventions for patients/clients across the lifespan within a broad continuum of care.
  4. Apply teaching-learning principles in different learning environments.
  5. Practice beginning management and leadership skills in various practice settings.
  6. Demonstrate research-related skills in the application of best practice evidence in the performance of various roles in different practice settings.
  7. Promote health and improved quality of life through the practice of the profession.
  8. Actively engage in lifelong learning activities.
  9. Work effectively in an inter-professional collaborative setting.
  10. Demonstrate proficiency in oral and written communication skills as well as reading and listening.
  11. Demonstrate social and professional responsibility and ethical behaviors in multi-cultural settings and scenarios.
  12. Maximize the use of innovative technology in the practice of the profession.

Awards and Recognitions           

The Department of Physical Therapy of the Mariano Marcos State University was awarded with its Certificate of Program Compliance to operate the Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy per CMO No. 24 s. 2006 and CMO No. 55 s. 2017 in accordance with the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) No. 7722, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994.”

The department has also been awarded by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACCUP), Inc. with the status of Level I with all the rights and privileges as well as the obligations and responsibilities corresponding thereto.

The department has had a modest share of success in the physical therapy licensure examinations.  It has reaped recognition and awards from the Board of Physical Therapy of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) for its noted achievements, as follows:

No. 1 performing school

February 2012 licensure examination

No. 1 performing school

February 2009 licensure examination

No. 1 performing school

February 2007 licensure examination

No. 2 performing school

February 2006 licensure examination

No. 2 performing school

February 1999 licensure examination

No. 3 performing school

February 2019 licensure examination

No. 3 performing school

February 2004 licensure examination

No. 3 performing school

February 2002 licensure examination

A roster of graduates from the department were recognized and awarded as top-notchers and top placers:

Mr. Stephen Dann V. Del Rosario, PTRP

3rd place

August 2016

Mr. Aldwin Gregorio, PTRP

1st place

February 2008

Ms. Vienna G. Bumanglag, PTRP

1st place

February 2007

Ms. Myra I. Ragsac, PTRP 

2nd place

February 2007

Mr. Lyle Van Aldrich M. Ines, PTRP 

3rd place

February 2007

Ms. Glaiza Gapuzan, PTRP

7th place

February 2007

Ms. Sheryl Cabias, PTRP

9th place

February 2005

Mr. Allen C. Garingan, PTRP

10th place

February 2005

Ms. Shydei P. Madrid, PTRP

13th place

February 2005

Ms. Myrna Liza Adora, PTRP 

12th place

February 2004

Mr. Michael Antonio Salacup, PTRP

9th place

February 2002

Ms. Lenlen P. Cuaresma, PTRP 

10th place

February 2002

Ms. Maria Francia B. Flores, PTRP

8th place

February 2001

 

Contact Details

  • Telephone number: (077) 600-43-36
  • E-mail address: mmsuptdepartment@gmail.com
  • Address: Brgy. 16, Quiling Sur, City of Batac, 2906 Ilocos Norte, Philippines