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Faculty of Physiotherapy

Academics
Courses Offered
(Under Choice Based Credit System from 2015 -2016)

BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY(BPT)
An Undergraduate in Physiotherapy is to impart in-depth knowledge and skill to a student to become competent in the physical diagnosis techniques and to develop the proper attitude  towards the  practice of physiotherapy and carry out the treatment.

Duration:  4 years course + 6 months Internship
Annual Intake: 100
Eligibility: HSC Examination (Academic Stream) of 10+2 curriculum / CBSE / ISC English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, or Botany and Zoology.

MASTER IN PHYSIOTHERAPY (MPT)
Duration:
2 years
Annual intake: 30
Eligibility: Bachelor of Physiotherapy degree certificate with not less than 3 and 1/2 years duration (including 6 months of internship) from any university through full-time contact program or equivalent degree from any other recognized university.

Candidates who have passed BPT from any other University should obtain eligibility certificate from the concerned authorities of the Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research (Deemed to be University).

Speciality in M.P.T
Orthopaedics and Traumatology -10 seats
Neuro Sciences-10 seats
Cardio Pulmonary Sciences -6 seats
Women’s Health -4 seats

Ph.D
27 years of academics and clinical excellence has paved the way for providing part-time and full-time doctoral studies. Four candidates from the department had completed part-time PhD and 12 part-time and 2 full-time candidates are pursuing doctoral studies.
Eligibility: Candidates with Master of Physiotherapy can go through Ph.D regulations on Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education and Research website regarding eligibility for both part-time and full-time PhD.

At the end of the completion of Bachelor of Physiotherapy
Undergraduate students will be able to
  • Acquire adequate knowledge of the basic medical subjects in the practice of
     physiotherapy.
  • Develop skills and techniques for the management of various medical and surgical conditions.
  • Develops a proper attitude for compassion and concern for the community.
At the end of the completion of Master of Physiotherapy
Postgraduate students will be able to
  • Demonstrates skill in teaching, management, research, guidance and counseling.
  • Apply advanced knowledge of clinical science to problem-solving.
  • Gather and interpret information within a holistic framework.
  • Design, implement and monitor appropriate therapeutic programmes.
  • Apply scientific principles to the concepts of health, illness and disability.
  • Appraise the social and political context of health care.
  • Undertake independent research projects
Add on Programs

Skill enhancement program: Ergonomics and Health Promotion
(Offered under choice based credit system to other departments)
This course equips the student with concepts of ergonomics, posture and physical activity from a health perspective. It provides knowledge on the basics of movement mechanics and energy expenditure, posture-effects, need for physical activity, assessment of associated health risks and strategies for Health promotion.

Generic Elective: Physical Health
(Offered under choice based credit system to other departments)
This course makes the learner understand the essence and importance of physical activity and related disorders.

Training provided
Bachelor of physiotherapy constitutes hands-on training that is essential to become a qualifying and successful physiotherapist. This campus has all facilities that help the student to practice and master the skills better. It provides the platform to acquire knowledge, develop skill and professional behaviours. Skills are trained through practice education, Clinical postings. field trips

Skills Labs

Electrotherapy Lab
Short wave diathermy.
Ultrasound therapy.
Interferential therapy.
Low-level LASER therapy.
Cervical/Lumbar Traction.
TENS.
Wax Therapy.
Interferential Therapy.
Continuous Passive Motion.
Electrical Stimulation.
Biofeedback.

Exercise Therapy Lab
Suspension.                                  
Joint mobilization.                             
Hand tutor.
Mat Activities.
Gait training.
Walking aids.
Exercise equipments.

Rehabilitation Unit
Cardiac Rehabilitation.                                 
Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
Stroke Rehabilitation.
TKR Rehabilitation.
Renal Rehabilitation.
Early intervention in neonates.
Orthotics and Prosthetics.

Teachers /Faculty training:
FDP(Faculty Development Programme).
Research Methodology.
Blended Learning.
Basic Life Support courses(BLS).

Innovative teaching:

Postgraduate

Knowledge sharing.
Short topic discussions &Weekly case presentations.
Monthly scheduled student seminars &Assignment.
Periodical Research Advisory Committee meetings for PG dissertation.
Journal club thrice per month.
Periodical meeting with International faculty - Mr.Steve Milanes.
Interactive lectures and small group discussions.

Undergraduate:
Competency-based learning
Vertical integration
Reflective learning
Self Directed Learning
Evidence-based practice