Rehabilitation Sciences

The Riphah College of Rehabilitation Science (RCRS) was established in 2007 under the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences (FHMS) of Riphah International University with the aim to produce graduates of Physical Therapy and other Rehabilitation disciplines in Pakistan according to international standards. The pioneer institute in the Entry level Doctor of Physical Therapy program (DPT), Post Professional Doctor of Physical Therapy program (PP-DPT) and MS Speech Language Pathology (MS-SLP) in Pakistan (Equivalency of 18 years of schooling/M.Phil as per HEC criteria).

 

The specialized programs and continuing professional development courses in physical therapy have been introduced in the country. The College has the largest and highly qualified faculty of physical therapy. The college has four campuses, Islamabad, Lahore, Faisalabad and Mansehra. RCRS is the only institute that has girls’ only campuses in Islamabad and Lahore with well-equipped labs and hospital attachments for clinical training. Faculty of the college also has great contribution for the uplifting of Rehabilitation Sciences Professions by enhancing the knowledge and skills of the practicing clinicians as well as plays a leading role by developing uniform DPT curriculum in the country.

 

The Director of the College was nominated as Secretary of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) 2011 and Convener of National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) 2016.The college faculty has significant contribution producing quality research and has published 100+ research studies in the national and international recognized journals. The college has quality research Journal by the name “Journal of Riphah College of Rehabilitation Sciences (JRCRS)”. The research culture was introduced in the country by successfully organizing international and national rehabilitation conferences. The college has a good repute in the country for quality and value based education in Rehabilitation Sciences.

Message from the Principal
Riphah College of Rehabilitation Sciences ( RCRS ) is one of the most prestigious institute in the field of Rehabilitation Sciences in Pakistan. RCRS has done this by it’s strong ethical and professional mission statement. Established in 2012, RCRS Lahore campus has earned it’s reputation in Lahore in many ways. RCRS is proud to have the most highly and foreign qualified faculty in Lahore. RCRS also leads in owning the specialty Master’s degree program in Lahore. RCRS Lahore has affiliations with Ittefaq Hospital and Rising Sun Institute for clinical placement. We also ensure educational trips to various specialty set ups to ensure best and maximum learning environment for students. RCRS Lahore also leads in introducing the International Courses in Pakistan. Dry Needling Level 1 was successfully hosted engaging the international speaker. This ensures the peak knowledge and skills delivery to faculty. Riphah Rehabilitation Clinic (RRC) works under RCRS providing the Physical and Speech therapy services to community. The very qualified professionals are available to provide necessary services on scheduled or as needed basis.
Dr. Adnan Afzal
Principal RCRS Lahore Campus

The college has four campuses, Islamabad, Lahore, Faisalabad and Mansehra. RCRS is the only institute that has female ’ only campuses in Islamabad and Lahore with well-equipped labs and hospital attachments for clinical training. Faculty of the college also has great contribution for the uplifting of Rehabilitation Sciences Professions by enhancing the knowledge and skills of the practicing clinicians as well as plays a leading role by developing uniform DPT curriculum in the country.

The Director of the College was nominated as Secretary of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) 2011 and Convener of National Curriculum Revision Committee (NCRC) 2016.The college faculty has significant contribution producing quality research and has published 100+ research studies in the national and international recognized journals. The college has quality research Journal by the name “Journal of Riphah College of Rehabilitation Sciences (JRCRS)”. The research culture was introduced in the country by successfully organizing international and national rehabilitation conferences. The college has a good repute in the country for quality and value based education in Rehabilitation Sciences.

Rehabilitation House Officer Program:

Riphah College of Rehabilitation Sciences (RCRS) Lahore provides ample opportunities of paid internships and house officer programs to its students. At Lahore, the college has affiliations with number of hospitals and rehabilitation centers where final year students of DPT and other programs are sent for on job training and learning sessions. 

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Faculty Impact
Student Review
I take pride to have enrolled myself in this institute where international standards undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Physical Therapy are offered under a highly qualified faculty. It will no doubt enable me to achieve my aim in becoming a quality health professional and serve my nation.