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Diploma in Physiotherapy (10)

What is this Programme about?

Physiotherapy means a system which includes comprehensive examination, treatment, advice and instructions to any persons preparatory to or for the purpose of or in connection with movement/functional dysfunction, bodily malfunction, physical disorder, disability, healing and pain from trauma & disease, physical and mental conditions using physical agents, activities & devices including exercise, mobilization, manipulations, electrical & thermal agents and other electro therapeutics for prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, health promotion and fitness." This includes treatment preparation, planning, treatment delivery, clinical and rehabilitative care of the patient on a daily basis during treatment and immediate post treatment review. However, the role of the PT always encompasses the safe and accurate delivery of the physiotherapy treatment. As the physiotherapy professional in daily contact with the patient it also includes monitoring of daily improvement of the patient according to his/her condition. Furthermore the PTs liaise with all the other associated professionals in ensuring that the needs of the patient are met.

Physiotherapists assess, plan and implement rehabilitative programs that improve or restore human motor functions, maximize movement ability, relieve pain syndromes, and treat or prevent physical challenges associated with injuries, diseases and other impairments.

The curriculum is prescriptive and is designed with an aim to standardize the content across the nation. Entry requirements. The students entering the PT program should have completed class10 from recognized school. Course duration It is recommended that any program developed from this curriculum should have a minimum of the following duration to 3 years and three months internship

 

How this Programme Benefit you & your Career?

Scope of practice Physiotherapists plan and administer physiotherapy/ rehabilitation treatments independently and also being a part of the multidisciplinary team. The minimum education requirement is often a baccalaureate degree or postgraduate degrees in Physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is an essential part of the health and community/welfare services delivery system. Physiotherapists practice independently of other health care/service providers and also within multidisciplinary rehabilitation/habilitation programmes to prevent, gain, maintain or restore optimal function and quality of life in individuals with loss and disorders of movement. Physiotherapists are guided by their own code of ethical principles. Thus, they may be concerned with any of the following purposes:

1. Promoting the health and well-being of individuals and the general public/society, emphasizing the importance of physical activity and exercise.

2. Preventing impairments, activity limitations, participatory restrictions and disabilities in individuals at risk of altered movement behaviors due to health or medically related factors, socio-economic stressors, environmental factors and lifestyle factors.

3. Providing interventions/treatment to restore integrity of body systems essential to movement, maximize function and recuperation, minimize incapacity, and enhance the quality of life, independent living and workability in individuals and groups of individuals with altered movement behaviors resulting from impairments, activity limitations, participatory restrictions and disabilities

4. Modifying environmental, home and work access and barriers to ensure full participation in one’s normal and expected societal roles Physiotherapists may also contribute to the development of local, national and international health policies and public health strategies.

 

Research:

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Programme Contents:

1st semester

Sl. No

Code

Subjects

Exam Marks Distribution

Total

Remarks

End Semester Exam (ESE)

In-Semester

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

Theory

1

DDPM-101

DDPM-111

Physics-I

60

50

40

150

 

 

Common in all courses under 3Yr Diploma

2

DDPM-102

DDPM-112

Chemistry-I

60

50

40

150

3

DDPM-103

 

DDPM-113

 

Biology-I

-Botany

-Zoology

30

25

20

150

30

25

20

4

DDPM-104

 

English-I

60

-

40

100

5

DDPM-105

 

Maths -I

60

-

40

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd semester

Sl. No

Code

Subjects

Exam Marks Distribution

Total

Remarks

End Semester Exam (ESE)

In-Semester

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

Theory

1

DDPM-201

DDPM-211

Physics-II

60

50

40

150

 

 

Common in all courses under 3Yr Diploma

2

DDPM-202

DDPM-212

Chemistry-II

60

50

40

150

3

DDPM-203

 

DDPM-213

 

Biology-I

-Botany

-Zoology

30

25

20

150

30

25

20

4

DDPM-204

 

English-II

60

-

40

100

5

DDPM-205

 

Maths -II

60

-

40

100

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3rd semester

 

Sl. No

Code

Subjects

Exam Marks Distribution

Total

Remarks

 

 

 

Common in all courses under 3Yr Diploma

End Semester Exam (ESE)

In-Semester

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

Theory

 

 

30

25

20

4

DDPM-301

DDPM-311

Anatomy

 

60

50

40

150

5

DDPM-302

DDPM-312

Physiology

60

50

40

150

 

6

DDPM-303

DDPM-313

Preventive & Social Medicine

60

50

40

150

7

DDPM-304

DDPM-314

First-Aid

60

50

40

150

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4th semester

Sl. No.

Code

 

Subject

Marks Distribution

In-semester (Theory)

Total Marks

Summer project if any

Remarks

Theory

Theory

Practical

1

DDPT-401

General &   Community Medicine

60

-

40

100

Yes

 

2

DDPT-402

Microbiology

60

-

40

100

Yes

 

3

DDPT-403

Pathology

60

-

40

100

Yes

 

 

 

5th semester

 

Sl. No.

Code

 

Subject

Marks Distribution

In-semster

Total Marks

Summer project if any

Remarks

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

1

DDPT-501

DDPT-511

Exercise Therapy

60

50

40

150

Yes

 

2

DDPT-502

DDPT-512

Electro Therapy

60

50

40

150

Yes

 

 

6th semester

 

Sl. No.

Code

 

Subject

Marks Distribution

In-semster

Total Marks

Summer project if any

Remarks

Theory

Practical

Theory

Practical

1

DDPT-601

DDPT-611

Physiotherapy-I

60

50

40

150

Yes

 

2

DDPT-602

DDPT-612

Physiotherapy - II

60

50

40

150

Yes

 

 

 

Achievement:

  • Dr. Abhijit Dutta (PT) presented a research paper in the scientific paper presentation category titled “To Study The Effect Of Scapular Mobilization Versus Mobilization With Movement To Reduce Pain And Improve Gleno-Humeral Range Of Motion In Adhesive Capsulitis Of Shoulder: A Comparative Study” co author Miss Lipika Boruah.
  • Dr. Abhijit Dutta (PT) was awarded with PHYSIOEXCELLENCE award as a certificate of recognition for his contribution to the field of Physiotherapy in the region at AIIMS, New Delhi.
  • Dr. Abhijit Dutta (PT) Associate prof. HOD (I/C) , Dept. of Physiotherapy was awarded the SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTION award in the field of physiotherapy at Agartala by the Indian Association of Physiotherapists, Agartala , Tripura. He also bagged the 3rd prize in senior paper presentation category titled “ A comparative study to find out the immediate effectiveness of movement with mobilization versus elbow orthosis on pain and grip strength in Lateral Epicondylitis in House wives”
  • Dr. Madhusmita Koch (PT) Assistant Prof. bagged the 3rd prize in senior paper presentation category titled “ To Study the Effect of Agility and Pertubation exercises versus Dynamic Reisitance Exercises to improve Knee function in Knee Osteoarthiritis: A Comparitive Study”
  • The Department of physiotherapy bagged 1st prize consecutively for two years 2015 and 2016 in the Science Exhibition at Assam down town University on the occasion of World Science Day.
  • The Students of Physiotherapy bagged the OVERALL CHAMPION prize in an event name PHYSIOFIESTA organized by ALL ASSAM PHYSIOTHERAPY ASSOCIATION (AAPA) and INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF PHYSIOTHERAPISTS,GUWAHATI BRANCH at Assam down town University in March 2015

 

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