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Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Course Duration

8 Semesters
(4 Years)

Eligibility Criteria

Students must have cleared their PUC with PCMB subject minimum aggregate score of 45% (40% in case of Candidates belonging to SC/ST) from any Recognized Board/Council or any other equivalent qualification from Recognized board..

Overview

Physiotherapy is an allied health profession, which emphasizes the use of physical agents in the management of diseases, prevention & rehabilitation of disabling conditions. Physiotherapy deals with problems particularly those associated with Neuromuscular, Musculo-skeletal and Cardio-vascular & Respiratory systems. The therapeutic methods are based essentially on manual therapy, electro therapy and use of other physical agents. The Bachelor of Physiotherapy (B.P.T) is an Allied Health specialty program that deals with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases/disorders through the evaluation and treatment procedures. As important members of the health care group, physiotherapists play an important role in collecting the information required to provide the best care to an ill or injured patient. In this programme, the students learn to perform evaluation and management procedures that aid in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases.

A Physiotherapist is trained to assess, plan and provide therapeutic services to the individual with sensory and motor deficits. After successful completion of the course, a student can seek placement as a physiotherapist in hospitals, rehabilitation centers, Physiotherapy clinics and as a faculty in the concerned subject etc. The avenues for higher studies & research are also there. The specialization in physiotherapy in the area of Orthopaedics, neurology, Paediatrics, sports, rehabilitation, cardio respiratory physiotherapy etc. are available. Specialized techniques in the field of manual therapy & electrotherapy etc. are coming up.

REVA UNIVERSITY has designed to offer B.P.T degree programme towards human health care assessment and management of diseases/ disorders to contribute towards a healthy nation. The B.P.T degree programme has been planned and designed after a detailed study and interactions with various universities, research establishments and stake holders.

Internship

6 months after successful completion of 4 years course.

Course Curriculum

01Human Anatomy-I

02Human Physiology-I

03Biochemistry-I

04Communicative English

05Basic Kinesiology-I

06Orientation to Physiotherapy

01Human Anatomy-II

02Human Physiology-II

03Biochemistry-I

04Basic Kinesiology-II

05Biophysics & basic electrotherapy

06Indian constitution

07Vanamahotsava

01Pathology-I

02Microbiology-I

03Biomechanics-I

04Exercise therapy-I

05Electrotherapy-I

06Basic Nursing and first aid

07Clinical Postings-I

01Pathology-II

02Microbiology-II

03Biomechanics-II

04Exercise therapy-II

05Electrotherapy-II

06Basics of radiology

07Food and nutrition

08Clinical Postings-II

01Pharmacology-I

02Cardio Pulmonary Physiotherapy-I

03Physiotherapy in Musculo Skeletal & Sports-I

04Clinical Orthopaedics

05General Medicine

06Cardio Respiratory & General conditions

07Fundamentals of Yoga

08Clinical Postings-III

01Pharmacology-II

02Cardio Pulmonary Physiotherapy-II

03Physiotherapy in Musculo skeletal & Sports-I

04General Surgery

05Biostatistics & Research

06Ethics, Administration and Supervision

07Clinical Postings-IV

01Physiotherapy in Neurology & Paediatrics-I

02Community Physiotherapy-I

03Community Medicine

04Clinical Neurology & Paediatrics

05Sociology

06Evidence Based Practice

07Clinical Postings-V

01Physiotherapy in Neurology & Paediatrics-II

02Community Physiotherapy-II

03Psychology

04Project work-II

05Clinical Postings-VI

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

The programme educational objectives of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy course is to prepare graduates to:

PEO-1

Demonstrate problem solving skills in performing routine Physiotherapy evaluation and treatment procedures by communicating effectively with the patient or either leading a team or as a team member in a clinical facility.

PEO-2

Express oral and written interpersonal skills as part of the health care teams requirements to understand, learn and advance their careers through clinical care developments and seeking higher learning.

PEO-3

Understand the professional, ethical and social responsibilities through lifelong learning skills,

Programme Outcomes (POs)

PO 1 Professional knowledge

Possess and acquire scientific knowledge to work as a health care professional.

PO 2 Clinical/ Technical skills

Demonstrate and possess clinical skills to provide quality health care services.

PO 3 Team work:

Demonstrate team work skills to support shared goals with the interdisciplinary health care team to improve societal health.

PO 4 Ethical value & professionalism

Possess and demonstrate ethical values and professionalism within the legal framework of the society.

PO 5 Communication

Communicate effectively and appropriately with the interdisciplinary health care team and the society.

PO 6 Entrepreneurship, leadership and mentorship

Display entrepreneurship, leadership and mentorship skills to practice independently as well as in collaboration with the interdisciplinary health care team.

PO 7 Evidence based practice

Demonstrate high quality evidence-based practice that leads to excellence in professional practice.

PO 8 Life-long learning

Enhance knowledge and skills with the use of advancing technology for the continual improvement of professional practice

Programme Handbooks

Programme Specific Outcomes

After successful completion of the programme, the graduates shall be able to

  • PSO1 -Demonstrate the knowledge of physiotherapy assessment and treatment procedures.
  • PSO2 -</strongApply the concepts in the design, development and implementation of application-oriented physiotherapy solutions.
  • PSO3 - Comprehend the fundamentals of physiotherapy skills and undertake advanced level of knowledge to analyse and create techniques to solve real life problems.

Career Opportunities

Physiotherapy is one of the fastest growing and evolving health professions. Prospective physiotherapists may choose to work in-

  • multispecialty hospitals and nursing homes.
  • Rehabilitation centers
  • work as private practitioners- establishing their own clinics and treat patients at home (home visits).
  • Fitness trainers in fitness centers/ gymnasiums.
  • Ergonomic consultants in industries
  • Community centers
  • NGOs & government institutions
  • Special schools
  • Geriatric centers
  • Many choose academic progression and pursue Master’s of Physiotherapy in aspecific field of specialization which they are passionate about, following which they can pursue doctoral research- PhD.
  • Others choose research, education, administration as career path.
  • There are a lot of opportunities to work/ study abroad in foreign countries.
Application Fee
  • Indian / SAARC Nationals₹ 500
  • NRI Fee₹ 2000
  • Foreign NationalsUS$ 50
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