The Department of Physiotherapy is a wing of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences & basic sciences at SDUAHER offering a Bachelor of Physiotherapy program in the Kolar district. The BPT program started in the department of physiotherapy in the academic year 2016-17 and has grown steadily to what it is today. 40 students are admitted to the B.P.T course every year. The programs prepare the students for services across the continuum of care from acute medicine to chronic care; and from primary to tertiary care within health, education, and social services settings. The department is committed to teaching, clinical practice, and research. The primary focus of our work is in the area of assessment, treatment, and prevention of physical dysfunction, and in the promotion of health for people of all ages. We are proud of the innovation and excellence inculcated progressively in Physiotherapy education and research. We are one of the few teaching departments/colleges in the state and country to provide a choice-based credit system with tailor-made courses for students and practitioners where they are trained holistically and multi-dimensionally as competent professionals with human values.
I am delighted to welcome you to our website and invite you to explore the wealth of information that we have made available. We are one of the few teaching departments/colleges in the state and country to provide a choice-based credit system with tailor-made courses for students and practitioners where they are trained holistically and multi-dimensionally as competent professionals with human values. Apart from core curriculum & clinical training, conferences, hand-on workshops, outreach programs such as Physiotherapy camps in the rural areas serving the poor and weaker sections of the society, and awareness programs for society gives the required exposure to the students.
Global excellence in physiotherapy education, health care and research performance
• Physiotherapy Skills and Knowledge: To have competence in physiotherapy practice and advanced skills in patient care.
• Patient Care: To practice and apply effective treatment techniques for the Health disorders in general population and to promote wellness and mobility.
• Communication Skills: To have an effective communication skill with an Interprofessional healthcare team and patient caregivers.
• Ethics: Physiotherapy professionals and students should demonstrate the Highest ethical values, integrity and professional values with transference and Accountability.
• Expand Research: Ensure continuous progress in searching of innovation and Excellence in research.
• Social and Environmental Interest: Every physiotherapy professional and Students should develop their full potential to contribute services towards Community, society and environment as a whole.
The department of physiotherapy committed to serving the community who are all in need. The physiotherapy services are extended to the community level, beyond the campus through outreach activities. The geriatric population who are all residing in the old age home and NGO are treated with physiotherapy interventions with care to improve mobility, independence, and community engagement. The physiotherapy department also extended the services to the Kolar community for the special children who are physically challenged and resides in the NGO in and around Kolar.
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T)
A 4 and half year (B.P.T) Bachelor of Physiotherapy course includes four years course period (eight semesters) and a minimum of six months of rotatory Internship. It is a multidisciplinary program focussing on core subjects like Biomechanics, Exercise Therapy, Electrotherapy, PT Cardio, Exercise Physiology, PT Ortho & Sports, PT Neuro, and Community Based Rehab. The program also focuses on a number of basic and clinical medical subjects like anatomy, physiology, pathology, microbiology, research, general medicine, general surgery, pharmacology, neurology, pediatrics, women’s health & community medicine that provide a foundation for understanding the bases for physiotherapy. This is a graduate-level course supported by classroom lectures, demonstrations, seminars, workshops, journal clubs, and clinical conferences. The program consists of 4 years of both theoretical and clinical work followed by six months of internship. The clinical internship is exclusively for clinical work at the parent institution.
• Candidates who have completed 17 years of age are eligible to apply.
• The candidate must have passed 10+2, A-Level, IB, American 12th Grade or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, English, and Biology individually.
• The candidate should secure a minimum of 45% marks together (aggregate) in Physics, Chemistry, and Biology for the general category.
• The minimum marks for the purpose of eligibility shall be forty percent (40% aggregate in PCB) in optional subjects in case of students belonging to SC/ST and OBC students from Karnataka or as decided by the Government of Karnataka. Provided further that, the student shall have studied and passed English as one of the subjects.
• The candidate should have passed both years (11th & 12th grade) in the higher secondary examination in the respective board wherever it applies.
DURATION OF THE COURSE:
The total duration of the course shall be Four and half years which includes four years course period (eight semesters) and a minimum of six months of rotatory Internship.
|Name of the faculty and Designation||Name of the Award||Awarding agency||MONTH AND YEAR|
|Dr. Ramesh Kumar Jeyaraman||DISTINGISED ACADMEICIAN AWARD||The Indian association of physiotherapists (National professional association)||Mar-20|
|Dr. Ramesh Kumar Jeyaraman||BEST TEACHER AWARD||The Indian association of physiotherapists, Salem||Sep-18|
|Dr. Ramesh Kumar Jeyaraman||ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AWARD||Bangalore physiotherapist network, Bangalore||Jul-18|
|Dr. Sarulatha.PT||SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION AWARD||The Indian association of physiotherapists (National professional association)||Mar-20|
|Dr. Naveen Kumar I. PT||YOUNG ACHIEVER AWARD||The Indian association of physiotherapists (National professional association)||Mar-20|
|Sl no||Program Year||Semester||Semester|
|1.||First-year||1st semester – core subjects||2nd semester – core subjects|
|1. Anatomy||1. Biomechanics|
|3. Psychology & sociology|
|2.||Second-year||3rd semester – core subjects||4th semester – core subjects|
|1. Microbiology and pathology||1. Pharmacology|
|2. Exercise therapy||2. Electrotherapy|
|3. Research methodology and Bio-statistics||3. General medicine & cardio-respiratory conditions|
|4. General surgery & cardiothoracic conditions|
|3.||Third-year||5th semester – core subjects||6th semester – core subjects|
|1. Clinical orthopedics, traumatology & Rheumatology||1. Physiotherapy in musculoskeletal conditions and rheumatology|
|2. Physiotherapy in cardiorespiratory conditions & general conditions||2. Physiotherapy in sports and advanced mobilizations|
|3. Exercise physiology, health & fitness||3. Women’s health and geriatrics|
|4.||Fourth-year||7th semester||8th semester|
|1.Clinical neurology & neurosurgery||1. Community Medicine|
|2. Physiotherapy in neurological conditions||2. Community & Geriatric Physiotherapy|
|3. Physiotherapy in Women’s Health & Pediatrics||3. Prosthetics & Orthotics|
|6-month compulsory rotatory internship|
|PEO 1||Technical Knowledge and Skill: To educate students with the understanding of Physiotherapy, and to
build a foundation for theories and practices in the areas of Anatomy, Physiology, Biomechanics, Exercise
therapy, Electrotherapy, Orthopedics, Neurology, Cardiopulmonary, Sports, Research and to develop
students’ design skills through Good Laboratory Practice.
|PEO 2||Higher Studies and Life-long Learning: To provide students with sufficient breadth and depth in
Physiotherapy and related areas. To keep up the high standards, value the recent research, and apply the
best available evidence to their everyday practice, and to enable for higher studies and lifelong
|PEO 3||Societal Context, Ethics, and Communication Skills: To make the students think of technical solutions for
social needs improving living quality with ethical responsibilities in Industry/Government
organizations, and to develop students’ communication skills to undertake professional responsibilities &
a multidisciplinary team works.
|PO||Graduate Attributes||PROGRAM OUTCOMES IN DETAILS|
|PO-1||Basic and Clinical Science Knowledge||Integrate concepts from the basic sciences, behavioural science, and
clinical sciences into Physiotherapy services.
|PO-2||Physiotherapy Knowledge||Integrate the basic and clinical science knowledge in relevant
Physiotherapy therapeutics applications.
|PO-3||Problem Analysis||Complete a comprehensive examination/re-examination and
interpret the examination data/ clinical findings to determine a
Physiotherapy diagnosis and prognosis.
|PO-4||Plan & Development i\Interventions||Collect and critically evaluate data with clinical reasoning to apply
in the delivery of care, practice management with the theoretical
and scientific basis for the promotion and enhancement of the
mobility, health, and well-being of the clients.
|PO-5||Physiotherapy & Community||Provide services and information related to health promotion,
fitness, wellness, health risks, and disease prevention within the
scope of Physiotherapy practice.
|PO-6||Research||Demonstrate research-related skills in the application of the
best practice evidence in the delivery of Physiotherapy services
along with interdisciplinary approach.
|PO-7||Ethics & Professionalism||Exhibit professional conduct and behaviours that are consistent
with the legal and ethical practice of Physiotherapy.
|PO-8||Communication||Demonstrate compassion, caring, integrity, and respect in all
interactions with patients, family members, and health
|PO-9||Individual & Team Work||Collaborate with patients, caregivers, and other health care
providers to develop and implement an evidence-based holistic
plan of care.
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