Entry Requirements


Criterion Description
5205A - Criterion 1 Passes in five (5) subjects at CSEC (General Proficiency) Examination with grades I, II, or III (III after 1998) (or equivalent) and must include English Language, Mathematics, and at least one of the following science subjects: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry or Integrated Science (single award)
5205A - Criterion 3 Passes in three (3) subjects at CSEC (General Proficiency) Examination, grades I, II, or III (or equivalent) which must include English Language, Mathematics, and at least one of the following science subjects: Biology, Human Biology, Chemistry or integrated Science (single award), together with the Government of Guyana Rehabilitation Assistant Certificate, obtained through the 18 months programme offered by the Ministry of Health, Georgetown. The certificate must been obtained with a minimum of 60% in both the written and practical sessions with a minimum of three (3) years experience as a Rehabilitation Assistant must have been served. They must also write the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
5205A - Criterion 4 Mature students (26 years and over) will be considered for admission to the programme provided that they have two (2) subjects at CSEC (General Proficiency) Examination, grades I, II, or III (or equivalent) which must include English Language, a Science subject or Mathematics and three (3) years continuous relevant experience. They must also write the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
5205A - Criterion 5 Any other qualification equivalent to any of the above

Courses

First Year
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
HSC1101 Homeostasis I 4 This is an additional course that is not required for the degree. Please consult with your Head of Department.
BMR1104 System Anatomy & Physiology with embryology 3
HSC2102 National Health Systems 2
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English 4
BMR1103 Theoretical Foundation for PT-OT Profession (History, Practice & Ethics) 2
HSC1104 Basic Microbiology 3
BMR1105 General Psychology & Sociology 3
HSC3103 Management for Health Professionals 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
BMR1201 Community Based Rehabilitation 2
BMR1204 Kinesiology & biomechanics (Human motion in activity) 3
HSC3201 Legal and Ethical Issues / Psychology 3
PHM2208 Pathophysiology 4
BMR1206 Introduction to patient care & basic PT-OT principles with documentation 3
HSC3209 Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV/AIDS 3
Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
MED2106 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4
BMR2105 Clinical Neurosciences and neurological conditions 3
HSC3102 Epidemiology 3 This is an additional course. Only select after consultation with your Head of Department.
BMR2106 Physical Assessment in PT-OT 3
BMR2201 Human Growth and Development 3
BMR2104 Medical-surgical condition in adult & pediatrics 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
BMR2206 Pharmacology for Rehabilitation 3
BMR3202 Functional Assessment with Outcome Measures 3
BMR2205 Emergency procedures (first aid & life support) 3
BMR2207 Assistive & Alternative Devices (Adaptation, Technology, Orthotics & Prosthesis 3
BMR2203 Physiology of exercie & basic therapeutic exercise 3
HSC2202 Genetics 3 This is an additional course that is only required for those who changed from 0537 to 5205 in 2015/2016.
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
XXX2301 Elective 2 Clinical Attachment II (Supervised Field work).Choose one after consulting with your Head of Department:- BMO2900 or BMP2900
Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
BMR3110 Reflective Practice in Rehabilitation 3
BMR3109 Group Dynamics: Community Development & Program 2
BMR3105 Psycho-social Dysfunction and Approaches 3
BMR3107 Administration & Management in Rehabilitation 3
BMR3108 Adult Gerontology & Rehabilitation 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
BMR3208 Child Physical Health and Rehabilitation 3
BMR3207 Therapeutic Modalities 1: Physical Modalities 4
BMR3200 Critical Appraisal of Literature and Research Proposal Writing 2
BMR3209 Communication, Interpersonal with Cultural Awareness 3
BMR3206 Advanced Therapeutic Exercise 3
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
XXX3301 Elective 2 Clinical Attachment III (Supervised Field work). Choose one after consultation with your Head of Department:- BMO3900 or BMP3900
Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ4102 Elective (4 credits) 4 Clinical Internship. Choose one:- BMP4105 OR BMO4105
YYY4102 Elective (3 credits) 3 Intervention 2. Choose one: BMP4108 OR BMO4104
ZZZ4101 Elective (4 credits) 4 Independent Study. Choose one: BMP4109 OR BMO4207
ZZZ4103 Elective (4 credits) 4 Choose one:- BMP4106 or BMO4106
YYY4101 Elective (3 credits) 3 Intervention 1. Choose one: BMP4107 OR BMO4103
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
ZZZ4201 Elective (4 credits) 4 Clinical Internship II. Choose one:- BMP4205 OR BMO4205
YYY4202 Elective (3 credits) 3 Intervention 6. Choose one:- BMP4206 OR BMO4206
XXX4201 Elective (2 credits) 2 Choose one:- BMP4202 OR BMO4202
YYY4201 Elective (3 credits) 3 Choose one:- BMP4200 OR BMO4203
YYY4203 Elective (3 credits) 3 Intervention 5. Choose one:- BMP4204 OR BMO4204
Semester 3/Annual
Course Code Course Name Course Credits Remarks
XXX4301 Elective 2 Clinical Attachment IV. Choose one:- BMP4900 OR BMO4900

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