College of
Physical & Respiratory Therapy

Bachelor of Science in

Physical Therapy & Respiratory Therapy


In 1991, the department of physical therapy was added to the courses offered at Lorma Colleges in response to the growing need for allied medical sciences. It was fully recognized by the Commission on Higher Education in 1996. The college is also a member of the Association of Philippine Physical and Occupational Therapy Schools (APPTOTS). Albeit with dwindling enrollment, the college boast of a roster of distinguished faculty, comprehensive academic program and more than sufficient learning facilities and recently, our board passing rate surpassed the national passing rate.


The College of Physical Therapy envisions itself to be a center of excellence providing quality instructions and effective training that will produce dynamic and competent graduates with a commitment to God, Country and Fellowmen.


The College of Physical Therapy aims to develop in its graduates the aptitude of learning, the awareness of the need of their services to the Filipino people and the receptiveness to the changing needs of their profession to the country and to the International setting imbued with Christian values.


The college of Physical Therapy adhering to the Lorma Colleges philosophy, Vision and Mission accepts its essential role in enhancing relevant and responsive education in the field of physical therapy believing that this will ensue into a competent and knowledgeable individual imbued with Christian values.


  • To produce graduates with comprehensive knowledge and skills for the care of individuals with disability or handicap.
  • To develop graduates with caring attitudes and Christian values in affirming their commitment of service to the community and country.
  • To produce graduates who apply their knowledge and skills in the advancement of their profession through research, continuing education and clinical practice.
  • To promote awareness of the community of health care services provided by the physical therapist in the promotion of the well being of a physically impaired individual.
  • To produce graduates who would be competitive globally.

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy is an allied medical profession which develops, coordinates and utilizes a selected knowledge and skills in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating programs for the care of individuals whose ability to function is impaired or threatened by disease. The goal of Physical Therapy is to help the patient attain his maximum potential and to live within the limits of his capabilities.

Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy

BS Respiratory Therapy is now becoming a popular career choice for anyone who is wishing to enter the health care profession and for those who wants to work at once in any health care facilities after graduating in this four-year program without necessarily taking any licensure examination in the Philippines. The Respiratory Therapy Program in Lorma Colleges prepare students for a bachelor’s degree in Respiratory Therapy and from there, graduates can work in both home care, private and public health care settings, assisting patients with cardiopulmonary abnormalities or deficiencies.

The four-year program offered by Lorma Colleges consists of general health science education subjects and professional subjects. The fourth-year level is the internship program where the student is assigned in accredited training hospitals in La Union, Baguio and in the National Capital Region. The students are on rotational duties in different sections of one or more hospitals such as Pulmonary Diagnostics, General Respiratory Care, Adult Intensive Care Unit & Pediatric Care unit, and Sleep Laboratory. Aside from the trainings that our students experience from our base hospital, the Lorma Medical Center, students enrolled in BS Respiratory Therapy will be expose to other hospitals including Saint Louis University- Hospital of the Sacred Heart in Baguio City and the prestigious Lung Center of the Philippines located in Quezon City, Metro Manila.

Topnotchers ( Respiratory Therapy )
John Lester S. Generao TOP 6 ?????
Eunice I. Tacloy TOP 8 September 2016
Lhevie B. Lopez TOP 10 September 2016


Bernardo B. Tayaban, Jr., MDA
Dean, College of Physical & Respiratory Therapy
072.700.2500 local 352

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