University established under Karnataka State Act 47 of 2013

BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY


The program integrates the concepts prevailing in the field of physiotherapy and trains the graduates to take care of the patients suffering from pain or loss of function caused by a physical injury or any disorder. The study of paramedical sciences helps a student to take care of the people with physical disabilities. Such disabilities and disorders can arise from a variety of causes including injury, disease, congenital abnormalities, ageing and degenerative processes which can be treated by rehabilitation practices.


Course Structure

Semester I

  • HUMAN ANATOMY-1
  • HUMAN  PHYSIOLOGY -1
  • BIOCHEMISTRY
  • SOCIOLOGY
  • Foundation course- Internal examination
  • INTRODUCTION TO HEALTHCARE DELIVERY SYSTEM IN INDIA
  • BASIC COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCE
  • ENGLISH ,COMMUNICATION AND SOFT SKILLS
  • PBL/ASSIGNMENT/ICT LEARNING
  • COMMUNITY ORIENTATION AND  CLINICAL VISIT

Semester II

  • HUMAN  ANATOMY-2
  • HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY -2
  • GENERAL AND CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY
  • BASIC PRINCIPLES OF BIOMECHANICS
  • Foundation course- Internal examination
  • MEDICAL  TERMINOLOGY AND RECORD KEEPING
  • PBL/ASSIGNMENT/ICT LEARNING/INTEGRATED SEMINAR
  • Clinical Observation

Semester III

  • PATHOLOGY
  • MICROBIOLOGY
  • PHARMACOLOGY
  • BIOMECHANICS AND KINESIOLOGY
  • FOUNDATION OF EXERCISE THERAPY AND THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE
  • Foundation course– Internal Examination
  • INTRODUCTION TO QUALITY AND PATIENT SAFETY
  • Clinical observation

Semester IV

  • EXERCISE THERAPY
  • BIO PHYSICS
  • ELECTROTHERAPY (LMHF&EQUIPMENT CARE)
  • FOUNDATION COURSE– INTERNAL  EXAMINATION
  • MEDICAL/PHYSIOTHERAPY LAW AND ETHICS
  • Clinical  Education

Semester V

  • CLINICAL ORTHOPEDICS & TRAUMATOLOGY
  • GENERAL SURGERY INCLUDING BURNS AND  PLASTIC SURGERY & OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
  • GENERAL MEDICINE, PEDIATRICS & PSYCHIATRY
  • COMMUNITY MEDICINE
  • EVALUATION METHODS & OUTCOME MEASURES
  • DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING FOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST
  • Clinical  Education

Semester VI

  • PHYSIOTHERAPY IN ORTHOPEDICS & SPORTS
  • PHYSIOTHERAPY IN GENERAL MEDICINE AND GENERAL SURGERY
  • CLINICAL NEUROLOGY & NEURO SURGERY
  • PROFESSIONALISM  AND VALUES
  • Clinical  Education

Semester VII

  • PHYSIOTHERAPY IN NEUROLOGY & PSYCHOSOMATIC DISORDER
  • BIOSTATISTICS & RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
  • HEALTH PROMOTION AND FITNESS
  • CLINICAL CARDIOVASCULAR & PULMONARY
  • PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT
  • CRITIQUE  INQUIRY, CASE PRESENTATION AND DISCUSSION
  • Clinical  Education

Semester VIII

  • PHYSIOTHERAPY IN CARDIO VASCULAR, PULMONARY & INTENSIVE CARE
  • COMMUNITY  PHYSIOTHERAPY
  • CLINICAL REASONING  & EVIDENCE BASED PHYSIOTHERAPY
  • ADMINISTRATION AND TEACHING SKILLS
  • RESEARCH PROJECT
  • Clinical  Education

After completion of this programme, the student must be able to work independently and with a critical attitude as a professional practitioner. At GCU we have designed & formulated several professional areas where a student can be recruited. On completion of BPT curriculum the students should possess the independence and rational mind-set which will prepare them to work as professional practitioners.

  • Physical therapy activities
  • Counselling
  • Knowledge sharing and extension of clinical research
  • Acting in the interest of society
  • Organizing health camps
  • Professional conduct

Programme Prospects are as follows:

The GCU takes pride on itself to provide quality education and giving students a professional edge in the employment market. Physiotherapists who have been educated in the oldest wing of our institution at Garden City College of Physiotherapy are renowned for their expertise and their innovative approach.

Physiotherapists are employed in hospitals, private clinics, rehabilitation centres, nursing homes, psychiatric institutions, health centres, and industry and sports associations. In addition, they are able to provide exercise training for special schools, geriatric patients and pregnant women. The graduated students from our institution are e.g. working in several part of the countries and abroad.

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