Bachelor of Physiotherapy | B.Physio.

It is a four and half year full time programme consisting of classroom teaching, self-academic activities and clinical postings, with self-directed evidence based practice.

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Key Information

Course Outcome

The graduate physical therapist can be employed in different health facilities like:

  • Tertiary healthcare centres with rehabilitation settings or intensive care settings or both Nursing homes and hospitals catering to specific medical health care like cardiac care, general surgical care, neurological care etc
  • Charitable trust OPD’s and polyclinics
  • Specialised pain clinics , sports clinics
  • Industrial setup’s
  • Community centres, Geriatric nursing homes
  • General Fitness and Wellness centres
  • Physiotherapy service providers
  • Therapist will be able to practise independently in own clinic
  • Therapist can practise privately by doing independent home visits

Pedagogy

The pedagogy comprises clinical learning in postings, experiential learning, research projects, assignments, presentations, guest lectures, camps, field visits, and interactive classroom lectures. Students are expected to self-study and come prepared for the classes. The teaching-learning process lays emphasis on leadership and integrative thinking as peer group learning.

Milestone

 
2002

Undergraduate program BPTH in Physiotherapy started with an intake of 30 students per year.

2007

The first batch of students graduated with flying colours.

2013

College got permission from MUHS to increase its intake from 30 to 40 per year.

2018

Increase in seats from 40 to 100.

Differentiators

This program enables students to study all aspects of the profession in a systematic way and prepares them to administer physiotherapy management in a holistic manner.

Case study analyses, quizzes and lively discussion and other interactive methods during class hours make every student learn the concepts in the most practical way.

Students enjoy the benefit of choosing their streams after intensive clinical practice and personal experience through internship.

Participating in various inter-college and intra-college competitions with peers help students gather acumen to tackle real life scenarios and enhance team skills.

Complete repertoire of skills necessary for becoming a valued and sought after therapist will be imparted to all students.

Curriculum

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First Year
Anatomy Physiology
Biochemistry Fundamentals of Kinesiology and Kinesiotherapy
Fundamentals of Electro Therapy  
Second Year
Pathology and Microbiology Pharmacology
Psychiatry (including psychology) Kinesiology
Kinesio Therapy Electrotherapy
Third Year
Surgery-1 ( General surgery + Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery+Plastic/Reconstructive surgery) Surgery-2 ( Orthopaedics)
Medicine-1 (Cardiovascular Respiratory Medicine + General Medicine+Gerontology) Medicine-2 ( Neurology and Paediatrics)
Community Health and Sociology Functional Diagnosis and Physiotherapeutic Skills
Gynaecology and Obstetrics Dermatology
Four Year
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Neuro Physiotherapy
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiotherapy Community Physiotherapy
Professional Practice and ethics Administrative Management and Marketing
Principles of Bioengineering Research Methodology and Biostatistics
Internship
Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Neuro Physiotherapy
Cardiovascular and Respiratory Physiotherapy Community Physiotherapy
Professional Practice and ethics Administrative Management and Marketing
Principles of Bioengineering Research Methodology and Biostatistics

Admission

Admission eligibility for this course is passing of 12th standard examination of Maharashtra Higher Secondary School Board (H.S.C.) or equivalent with English, Physics, Chemistry, and Biology (Botany & Zoology) subjects.

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