DELA CRUZ, Maria Eliza M.

DELA CRUZ, Maria Eliza M.

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Academic Qualifications

Research Highlights

Research Interests

Academic Qualifications

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Special Education, St. Paul University – Manila, Philippines, 2018
  • Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy, Pamantasan ng Lunsod ng Maynila – Manila, Philippines, 2001

Eligibility 

  • Philippine Regulation Commission Physical Therapy Licensure Examinations, August 2001 

Research Highlights

  • Assessing Quality of Life of the Residents of a Community in Manila using the WHOQOL-BREF Tool City of Manila EAC Research Bulletin 16 1 2018 Local

Research Interests

  • Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Special Education
  • Occupational Health
  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Courses Handled

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

Courses Handled

Undergraduate Level 

  • Neuroanatomy (Lec/Lab)
  • Test Taking Skills (Testmanship) Physical Agents and Modalities (PAMS) for OT (Lab)
  • Functional Anatomy and Kinesiology (Lab)
  • Introduction to Physical Therapy and Patient Care (Lec)
  • Foundation of Therapeutic Exercises and Functional Training (Lab)
  • Introduction to Assessment and Treatment Planning (Lab)
  • Human Anatomy and Pathophysiology (Lec/Lab) Thesis Writing in PT
  • Therapeutic Agents (Lec/Lab)
  • Therapeutic Exercises 1 (Lec/Lab)
  • Specific Exercises for Medical Conditions (Lab)
  • Therapeutic Exercises 3 (Lec/Lab)
  • Human Growth and Development Community Based Rehabilitation for PTOT (Lab)
  • Research Method & Design in PT (Lab)
  • Introduction to Physical Therapy 1 (Lec/Lab)
  • Light, Thermal Agents & Hydrotherapy (Lec/Lab)
  • PT Measurements, Exam & Evaluation (Lab)
  • Electrotherapy (Lec/Lab)
  • Clinical Correlation in PT-1 (Seminar 1)
  • Physical Therapy Clinical Education 1 (Lab)
  • Introduction to Community and Public Health (Healthcare) (Lec/Lab)
  • Gross & Organ System Anatomy (Lec/Lab)
  • General Physiology & Organ Physiology (Lab)
  • Clinical Neuroanatomy (Lab)
  • Kinesiology (Lab)
  • Ethics in Physical Therapy Health Ethics (For Allied Health Courses) Health Economics
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology (Lec/Lab) (For Allied Health Courses)
  • Health Care 2 (Lec/Lab) (PTOT, Nursing, Medtech, Pharmacy and other Allied Health Courses)
  • Health Care 1 (Lec/Lab) (PTOT, Nursing, Medtech, Pharmacy and other Allied Health Courses)
  • Caregiver Course

Major Recognitions

Professional Activities

  • Chairperson, Philippine Physical Therapy Association (PPTA) Membership Committee, 2011 – present 
  • COMELEC Member, Philippine Physical Therapy Association (PPTA) National Election, 2010, 2012, 2016 and 2018 
  • Member, Philippine Physical Therapy Association (PPTA) Pediatric’ Special Interest Group, 2017 – present 
  • Member, Philippine Physical Therapy Association (PPTA) Educators’ Special Interest Group, 2014 – present 
  • Lifetime Member, Philippine Physical Therapy Association (PPTA), 2007 – present 
  • Member, Cardiac Rehabilitation Society of the Philippines (CARESP), 2006 

Selected Publications

  • IMPETUS 2019 PPTA National Convention Pasay City, Century Park Hotel Oct 19-20, 2019
  • 4 th South Manila Educational Consortium Research Congress and 4 th International Forum on Innovative Collaborative Learning in Higher Education Hotel Jen, Pasay City February 21-22, 2019
  • Asian Confederation for Physical Therapy (ACPT) and Philippine Physical Therapy Association (PPTA) Synergy Impetus Waterfront, Lahug, Cebu City Nov. 21-23, 2018