Bachelor in Physiotherapy

Dayananda Sagar Institutions
In Bangalore

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Bangalore
DAYANANDA SAGAR EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS Shivage Malleshwara Hills, Kumaraswamy Layout, 560078, Karnataka, India
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Why choose Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is one of the fastest developing health sciences. Physiotherapy is the science of healing and art to cure. It promotes optimal health and functions of the human body. It involves the assessment, maintenance, restoration of the physical function and performance of the body, and is strongly recommended for people with degenerative disorder, the physically challenged, sports people and those suffering from neurological disorders. The core skills used by a physiotherapist include manual therapy, mobilization, exercise science and the application of electro physical modalities. It maximizes movement potential through health promotion, preventive health care, treatment and rehabilitation.

Why choose DSI Physiotherapy?
Physiotherapy is one of the fastest developing health sciences. Physiotherapy is the science of healing and art to cure. It promotes optimal health and functions of the human body. It involves the assessment, maintenance, restoration of the physical function and performance of the body, and is strongly recommended for people with degenerative disorder, the physically challenged, sports people and those suffering from neurological disorders. The core skills used by a physiotherapist include manual therapy, mobilization, exercise science and the application of electro physical modalities. It maximizes movement potential through health promotion, preventive health care, treatment and rehabilitation.

Entry requirements
· Candidates who have passed Pre-University Examination or 10 + 2 pattern.
· Should have studied English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects with an aggregate of
45% marks.
· Candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission.

Teaching Methodology
Professors with vast teaching and hospital experience handle the classes. The teaching methodology is interactive with student's participation. The sessions include group discussions Seminars, visits to hospitals etc. Audio - Visual aids are used along with guest lectures and workshops.

Curriculum
Bachelor of Physiotherap
(BPT - 4 years inclusive of 6 months compulsory internship) curriculum is grouped into 5 terms as given below:

Term I (One year)
1. Anatomy
2. Physiology
3. Bio-chemistry
4. Medical Electronics & Computer Applications
5. Psychology & Sociology
6. Biomechanics of Human Motion
Subsidiary Subjects
7. Nursing & First Aid
8. English
9. Orientation to Physiotherapy

Term II (One year)
Main Subjects
1. Pharmacology
2. Pathology
3. Microbiology
4. Therapeutics
5. Electrotherapy
Subsidiary Subjects
6. Bio-engineering
7. Management & Ethics
8. Research Methodology

Term III (6 Months)
Main Subjects
1. Clinical Orthopedics
2. General Medicine
3. General Surgery
4. Neurology & Neurosurgery
5. Community Medicine
6. Clinical Training

Term IV (One year)
Main Subjects
1. Physiotherapy in Orthopedics
2. Physiotherapy in General Medicine
3. Physiotherapy in General Surgery
4. Physiotherapy in Neurology & Neurosurgery
5. Community Based Rehabilitation
6. Allied Therapeutics
7. Clinical Training

Term V (6 Months)
Compulsory Internship Training

Attendance, Progress & Conduct
Each student must have a certificate of satisfactory attendance, progress and conduct from the Principal of the College of Physiotherapy to be eligible for appearing in the university examination.
A minimum of 80% attendance is required in theory and practical separately in each subject.

Internal Assessment
There shall be internal assessment which broadly follows the principles enunciated by the university in each subject for which 20% of the marks are set apart and these shall be added to the final marks in the university examinations. There shall be minimum of two assignments and three practical tests in every subject in each year to assess the progress of the candidates. If a candidate fails in an examination, his / her internal assessment shall be assessed again if he / she is a regular student for the second attempt only.

Specializations in the field of Physiotherapy
Physiotherapy deals with wide range of ailments, so specialization is possible in areas such as orthopaedics, neurology, paediatrics, geriatrics, sports physical therapy, and cardiopulmonary therapy.

Career opportunities
Physiotherapy has wide prospects in India and abroad. Graduates can opt for placements to work in a hospital or set up their own independent practice. They can pursue higher education in either clinical based or research oriented programs.

Facilities
Hostels
Separate hostels for boys and girls situated within the campus help the parents to have peace of mind about their wards' accommodation and care. Apart from well-ventilated and spacious rooms the hostels have recreational facilities such as reading rooms and television.

Sports
Sports activity is encouraged to be taken up by the students during their free time. A cricket field, tennis court, basket ball and volley ball court exist in the campus, apart from a host of other facilities for indoor and out door games. A physical education teacher is available for students who need a helping hand.

Library
A well equipped library with recent textbooks and journals both Indian and international is within the physiotherapy college building.

Transport
The college bus is available to all students commuting them between the hospital and the college during their postings to hospital. The college provides transport for the students to visit the physiotherapy camps organized outside the campus.


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