Bachelor of Physiotherapy

Program Information

Eligibility: 10+2 in Science from any recognized Board
Duration: 4.5 YEARS Full-time Course
No. of Seats: 60
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    Program Objective

    Movement is vital for human beings making Physiotherapy an essential part of the healthcare and community/welfare services delivery system. The focus of Physiotherapy is to prevent, gain, maintain or restore optimal function and quality of life in individuals with loss and disorders of movement.

    The aim of the course is to provide comprehensive, individually focussed training that prepares the students in-depth knowledge of the body and how it works with specialized hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability.

    Get ready to be a part of the hugely growing and rewarding career in the healthcare industry with the Bachelor of Physiotherapy programme at Jharkhand Rai University (JRU).

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    WHY STUDY PHYSIOTHERAPY?

    Health is the most critical aspect for a human being. Urbanisation, modern sedentary lifestyle and our low fitness level has given rise to a number of aches & pains that cannot be cured only through medical treatment. Based on the principle of “Prevention is better than cure”, Physiotherapy has gained huge significance in Recovery and rehabilitation of our body for a permanent cure – increasing the need for trained physiotherapists both in India and abroad.

    The healthcare industry and the world need passionate professionals like you who intend to join the health sector. The programme in Physiotherapy from JRU will equip you with a solid foundation to develop sound knowledge and an experienced hand in learning new technologies, implement new practices and devise innovative ways to serve the humanity.

    EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES – Demand for physiotherapy Dept. in hospitals and healthcare units increasing in India + abroad at fastest rate.

    NEW MARKETS – Corporate and health service sector rise of standalone clinics/rehab centres & growing Sports and fitness market is driving the demand.

    HUGE OPPORTUNITY – The Healthcare industry size is estimated to reach US$ US$ 372 billion by 2022 and is growing at a CAGR of 16.28%.

    GROWING SECTOR – The healthcare sector is the 4th largest employer in India and is expected to generate 40 Million jobs by 2030.

    HOME HEALTHCARE – Home healthcare is pegged at 15 billion dollar industry in India and is growing at 18 % annually at present.

    SUITED TO YOUR CAREER:

    In current times it is the ideal Bachelor’s course to pursue since there is a growing demand for physiotherapists high. Clearly the healthcare industry needs professionals who are ready to rise to the various job opportunities arising out of it. Especially when our course is designed with significant input from major employers from the industry.

    OUR COURSE CURRICULUM:

    The undergraduate program, introduces students into several fundamental areas of knowledge and skill in the physical diagnosis technique. It is designed to inculcate a deep understanding for the subject and to groom a student into developing an attitude that is essential for the practice of physiotherapy and proper treatment. Besides theory, major emphasis is given to practical courses, clinical work, fieldwork, community visits and projects.

    Coursework will skill the graduate about physical/functional diagnosis, treatment planning, management, administration of physiotherapy treatment along with prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation of the patient. The programme is designed to train students to work both as an independent physiotherapist and as part of a multidisciplinary team to diagnose and treat disorders as per the standard healthcare guidelines.

    Career Prospect:

    Physiotherapy is delivered in multiple settings for Prevention, health promotion, treatment/intervention, and rehabilitation that includes, but are not confined to, the following:

    • Community based rehabilitation programs
    • Community settings including primary health care centres, individual homes, and field settings
    • Education and research centres
    • Fitness clubs, health clubs, and gymnasia
    • Hospices
    • Hospitals
    • Nursing homes
    • Occupational health centres
    • Out-patient clinics
    • Physiotherapist private offices, practices, clinics
    • Public settings (e.g., shopping malls) for health promotion
    • Rehabilitation centres and residential homes
    • Schools, including pre-schools and special schools
    • Senior citizen centres
    • Sports centres/clubs
    • Workplaces/companies

    Programme Objective & Syllabus:

    On successful completion of the course our Graduates would:

    • Have a broad, integrated knowledge of the application and methods of physiotherapy assessment techniques, diagnosis and therapeutic treatments. This includes the fundamentals of physiotherapy and related sciences with its practical application
    • Have an understanding of the rationale & basic investigative approach to the medical system and surgical intervention regimens & accordingly plan & implement specific Physio-Therapy measures effectively
    • Possess therapeutic skills using clinical reasoning, diagnostic methods and standardized assessment procedures
    • To be able to identify, evaluate and select strategies for cure and care; adopt restorative & rehabilitative measures for maximum possible independence of a client at home, work place & in the community
    • Have broad, integrated knowledge of planning and organisational skills, for evidence-based practice and goal-orientated physio-therapeutic interventions
    • To maintain healthy relationship & Co-partnership with various professionals in the health delivery system in the primary interest of a client
    • Have the ability to develop new and qualitative solutions and alternatives after evaluating information according to the demands of a given situation
    • Be knowledgable of the theory and practice of appropriate practical application of therapeutic methods, concept and techniques based on academic research and evidence-based practice
    • To develop communication skills for the purpose of transfer of suitable technique to be used creatively at various stages of treatment, compatible with psychological status of the beneficiary
    • To promote health in general in Geriatrics, Women’s health, Industrial medicine as well as at competitive level, such as sports, keeping in mind National Health Policies.
    • To practice professional autonomy & ethical principles with referral as well as first contact clients in conformity with ethical code for physiotherapists.

    Syllabus

    # Course Code Course Title Lecture (L) Hrs/Week Tutorial (T) Hrs/Week Practical (P) Hrs/Week Credit
    1. BPT111 Anatomy – I 5 0 0 5
    2. BPT112 Physiology 5 0 0 5
    3. BPT113 Psychology 4 0 0 4
    4. EVS102 Energy and Environmental Sciences 3 0 0 3
    5. BPT151 Anatomy – I Practical 0 0 2 1
    6. BPT152 Physiology Practical 0 0 2 1
    7. TOTAL 17 0 4 19
    # Course Code Course Title Lecture (L) Hrs/Week Tutorial (T) Hrs/Week Practical (P) Hrs/Week Credit
    1. BPT121 Anatomy – II 5 0 0 5
    2. BPT122 Physiology and Biochemistry 5 0 0 5
    3. BPT123 Sociology 4 0 0 4
    4. BPT124 Fundamentals of Biomechanics & Exercise Therapy 4 0 0 4
    5. BPT125 Medical Record Keeping 0 0 3 3
    6. BPT126 Emergency Care 0 0 2 1
    7. UHVE1001 Universal Human Values and Ethics 0 0 2 1
    8. TOTAL CORE 18 0 7 23
    9. ELECTIVE
    10. BPT141 Anatomy – II Practical 1 0 0 1
    11. BPT142 Fundamentals of Biomechanics and Exercise Therapy Practical 2 0 0 2
    12. TOTAL 21 0 7 26
    # Course Code Course Title Lecture (L) Hrs/Week Tutorial (T) Hrs/Week Practical (P) Hrs/Week Credit
    1. BPT211 Pathology and Microbiology 4 0 0 4
    2. BPT212 Medicine with Pediatrics & Geriatrics – I 3 0 0 3
    3. BPT213 Exercise Therapy – I 4 0 0 4
    4. BPT214 Electrotherapy – I 4 0 0 4
    5. ENG131 Communicative English – I 2 0 0 2
    6. ENG181 Communicative English I(LAB of ENG 131) 0 0 2 1
    7. BPT251 Exercise Therapy – I Practical 0 0 4 2
    8. BPT252 Electrotherapy – I Practical 0 0 4 2
    9. TOTAL CORE 17 0 10 22
    10. ELECTIVE
    11. BPT215 Physiotherapy Laws, Ethics, and Values. 3 0 0 3
    12. BPT216 Diagnostic Imaging 2 0 0 2
    13. TOTAL 22 0 10 27
    # Course Code Course Title Lecture (L) Hrs/Week Tutorial (T) Hrs/Week Practical (P) Hrs/Week Credit
    1. BPT221 Pharmacology 4 0 0 4
    2. BPT222 Medicine with Pediatrics & Geriatrics – II 3 0 0 3
    3. BPT223 Exercise Therapy – II 4 0 0 4
    4. BPT224 Electrotherapy – II 4 0 0 4
    5. ENG231 Communicative English – II 2 0 0 2
    6. ENG281 Communicative English II (LAB of ENG 231) 0 0 2 1
    7. BPT241 Exercise Therapy Practical – II 0 0 4 2
    8. BPT242 Electrotherapy Practical – II 0 0 4 2
    9. TOTAL 17 0 10 22
    # Course Code Course Title Lecture (L) Hrs/Week Tutorial (T) Hrs/Week Practical (P) Hrs/Week Credit
    1. BPT311 Orthopedics 4 0 0 4
    2. BPT312 Physiotherapy in Orthopedic Conditions – I 4 0 0 4
    3. BPT313 Physiotherapy in General and Cardiopulmonary Conditions – I 4 0 0 4
    4. BPT314 Biomechanics – I 4 0 0 4
    5. BPT351 Physiotherapy in Orthopedic Conditions – I Practical 0 0 4 2
    6. BPT352 Physiotherapy in General and Cardiopulmonary Conditions– I Practical 0 0 4 2
    7. BPT353 PT – Clinicals – I 0 0 16 8
    8. TOTAL 16 0 24 28
    9. ELECTIVE
    10. BPT315 Evaluation Methods & Outcome Measures 1 0 0 1
    11. BPT316 Principles of Management 1 0 0 1
    12. TOTAL 18 0 24 30
    # Course Code Course Title Lecture (L) Hrs/Week Tutorial (T) Hrs/Week Practical (P) Hrs/Week Credit
    1. BPT321 General Surgery with Obstetrics & Gynecology 4 0 0 4
    2. BPT322 Physiotherapy in Orthopedic Conditions – II 4 0 0 4
    3. BPT323 Physiotherapy in General and Cardiopulmonary Conditions – II 4 0 0 4
    4. BPT324 Biomechanics – II 4 0 0 4
    5. BPT341 Physiotherapy in Orthopedic Conditions – II Practical 0 0 4 2
    6. BPT342 Physiotherapy in General and Cardiopulmonary Conditions – II Practical 0 0 4 2
    7. BPT343 Biomechanics Practical 0 0 2 1
    8. BPT344 PT – Clinicals – II 0 0 16 8
    9. TOTAL 16 0 26 29
    # Course Code Course Title Lecture (L) Hrs/Week Tutorial (T) Hrs/Week Practical (P) Hrs/Week Credit
    1. BPT411 Neurology including Psychiatry 4 0 0 4
    2. BPT412 Rehabilitation And Physiotherapy Ethics 3 0 0 3
    3. BPT413 Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions – I 4 0 0 4
    4. BPT414 Physiotherapy in Sports Conditions – I 4 0 0 4
    5. BPT415 Research Methodology & Biostatistics 4 0 0 4
    6. BPT451 Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions – I Practical 0 0 4 2
    7. BPT452 Physiotherapy in Sports Conditions – I Practical 0 0 4 2
    8. BPT453 PT – Clinicals-III 0 0 16 8
    9. TOTAL 19 0 24 31
    # Course Code Course Title Lecture (L) Hrs/Week Tutorial (T) Hrs/Week Practical (P) Hrs/Week Credit
    1. BPT421 Prosthetics and Orthotics 4 0 0 4
    2. BPT422 Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions – II 4 0 0 4
    3. BPT423 Physiotherapy in Sports Conditions – II 4 0 0 4
    4. BPT441 Physiotherapy in Neurological Conditions Practical – II 0 0 4 2
    5. BPT442 Physiotherapy in Sports Conditions Practical – II 0 0 4 2
    6. BPT443 PT – Clinicals and Project Work 0 0 16 8
    7. TOTAL 12 0 24 24
    8. INTERNSHIP
    9. BPT 551 Clinical Internship 20
    10. TOTAL 20