Attitude Of Final Year Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Towards Direct Access

Attitude of Final Year DPT Students Towards Direct Access

Authors

  • Armaghan Tahir Rawal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS), Rawalpindi
  • Muhammad Saad Hassan Rawal Institute of Health Sciences (RIHS), Rawalpindi
  • Mohammad Jawwad Mohammad Latif Riphah International University Islamabad (RIU)
  • Saadia Batool Mohammad Latif Riphah International University Islamabad (RIU)
  • Sheikh Fahad Khalid Specialist Clinic Islamabad, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Faizan Hamid Department of Allied Health Sciences University of South Asia Cantt Campus Lahore, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i6.567

Keywords:

Direct access, Physical therapy, DPT students

Abstract

Direct access in physical therapy means the removal of a medical practitioner’s referral directed by the country’s law to access services of physical therapists for patient evaluation and treatment. students are the future of any country. Objective: To describe the attitude of physical therapy students in their final year towards direct access in Pakistan. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted on a sample size of 500, over a period of six months. A semi-structured questionnaire was developed to determine the desired objectives. Data was analyzed by using SPSS 21.  Results: 62.8% students agreed and 30% students strongly agreed to practice under direct access after graduating. Conclusions: The study concludes that most physical therapy students are ready to practice under direct access in Pakistan after graduating. 

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2022-06-30

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Tahir, A. ., Saad Hassan, M. ., Mohammad Latif, M. J., Mohammad Latif, S. B., Fahad Khalid, S. ., & Faizan Hamid, M. (2022). Attitude Of Final Year Doctor of Physical Therapy Students Towards Direct Access: Attitude of Final Year DPT Students Towards Direct Access. Pakistan BioMedical Journal, 5(6), 271–275. https://doi.org/10.54393/pbmj.v5i6.567

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