Philosophy

The philosophy is to train and produce highly knowledgeable physiotherapists who will continue to search for more knowledge and professional skills and apply the same for treatment, rehabilitation, prevention, health promotion and other health needs of the patients and the community using science of physiotherapy.

Programme Objectives

    Course objectives include:

  • The training of professionals with knowledge and skills of physiotherapy and sense of purpose as well as devotion who will not only practice in hospital departments where they will evaluate and treat a wide variety of patients but also in sports medicine and as academics in the universities.




Course Content


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
BIO 102 Animal Forms and Function 3
CHEM 101 Physical Chemistry 3
CHEM 111 Inorganic Chemistry 3
PHY 101 Introduction to Mechanics and properties of Matter 3
PHY 102 Introduction of Heat, Wave, Motion and Sound 3
PHY 161 Basic Experimental Physics I 1
GST 111 Communication in English 2
GST 122 Use of Library and Study Skills 2
TOTAL UNITS 20


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
BIO 101 Plant Forms and Function 3
BIO 104 Introduction to Genetics and Heredity 3
CHEM 121 Organic Chemistry 3
PHY 103 Introduction to Electricity and Magnetism 3
PHY 104 Introduction to Optics and Modern Physics 3
PHY 162 Experimental Physics II 1
MTH 101 Elements of Calculus 2
STAT 101 Elements of Statistics 2
GST 112 Logic and Critical Thinking 2
GST 113 Nigerian People and Culture 2
GST 123 Information and Communication Technology 2
TOTAL UNITS 26


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
ANA 211 Histology and Embryology 3
ANA 212 Gross Anatomy of the Lower and Upper Limbs and the Thorax 3
M-PHY 201 Blood and Body fluids 3
M-PHY 211 General Principles of Physiology 1
BCH-AM 211 Physical Principles and Chemistry of Biomolecules 3
GST 202 Foundation of Nigerian Culture II 3
SOC 105 Introduction to Psychology 3
PHY 241 Electrophysics 3
TOTAL UNITS 22


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
ANA 221 Gross Anatomy of the Abdomen Pelvis and Perineum 3
ANA 222 Gross Anatomy of Head and Neck 3
M-PHY 204 Physiology of the Cardiovascular System 3
M-PHY 205 Respiratory and Environmental Physiology 3
M - P H Y*** Neurophysiology 3
BCH-AM 221 Metabolism of Biomolecules and Special Topics 3
SOC 222 Sociology and Medicine 3
GST 203 Science Technology and Society 2
TOTAL UNITS 20


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
ANA 311 Neuroanatomy 3
MRH 311 Introduction to Medical Rehabilitation 2
MRH 312 Introduction to Kinesiology 2
MRH 313 Exercise Physiology 2
MRH 314 Pain 2
MRH 315 Biomechanics 2
C O M M E D Epidemiology 2
MRH 316 Speech Therapy 2
PHM 301 General Pharmacology 2
PHM 302 Autonomic/Autacoids Pharmacology 3
PTH 301 General Pathology 2
SOC 438 Medical Sociology 2
TOTAL UNITS 26


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
PHM 312 Systemic Pharmacology 3
MRH 321 Electromagnetic Fields and Energy 2
MRH 322 Therapeutic Ultra sound, Conductive Heat and Cold 2
MRH 323 Exercise Therapy I 2
MRH 324 Exercise Therapy II 2
MRH 325 Manual Therapy 2
MRH 326 Pathokinesiology 2
MRH 327 Direct, Low and Moderate Frequency Currents 2
MRH 328 Introduction to Clinical Practice 2
MRH 302 Practical Exercise Therapy 3
TOTAL UNITS 24


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MRH 411 Clinical Reasoning and Physical Diagnosis 3
MRH 412 Orthotics and Prosthetics 3
MRH 413 Hydrotherapy 3
MRH 414 Manipulative Therapy (Spinal and Peripheral) 3
MRH 415 Traumatology; Anatomy of the Skin and skin conditions in trauma 2
MRH 416 Physiotherapy in Orthopaedics 3
MRH 417 Fundamentals of Paediatric Physiotherapy and Neurodevelopmental Delays 3
MRH 418 Outcome Assessment and Clinical Measurements 3
MRH 419 Occupational therapy in Medical Rehabilitation 3
MRH 401 Clinical Practice in Paediatrics 3
MRH 402 Clinical Practice in Orthopaedics 3
TOTAL UNITS 32


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MRH 421 Research Methods and Biostatistics 3
MRH 422 Physiotherapy in Respiratory Disorders 3
MRH 423 Physiotherapy in Cardiovascular Disorders 3
MRH 424 Physiotherapy in Neurological Disorders 3
MRH 425 Physiotherapy in Paediatric Disorders 3
MRH 426 Physiotherapy in Women's Health 2
MRH 427 Exercise Therapy III (Specialized Techniques) 3
MRH 428 Lecture Series/Postings in Surgery, Medical Imaging, Medical Social Services, Psychiatry, Anaesthesia and General Nursing. 3
MRH 403 Clinical Practice in Cardiorespiratory Disorders 3
MRH 404 Clinical Practice in Neurology 3
TOTAL UNITS 29


1ST SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MRH 501 Sudents' Industrial Work Experience (SIWES) 6
MRH 511 Physiotherapy in Geriatrics 2
MRH 512 Sports Physiotherapy 2
MRH 513 Research Proposal Seminar 2
MRH 514 Ergonomics and Community Physiotherapy 3
TOTAL UNITS 15


2ND SEMESTER COURSES
Code Title Units
MRH 521 Intensive Care Physiotherapy 3
MRH 522 Pain and Paliative Care in Terminal Illness 3
MRH 523 Issues in Health Care 2
MRH 524 Evidence-Based Practice 2
MRH 525 Management and Administration in Physiotherapy 2
MRH 502 General Clinical Practice 4
MRH 599 Research Project 6
TOTAL UNITS 22