BACHELOR IN PHYSIOTHERAPY

Physiotherapy is one of the fastest-growing fields in India and abroad. Physiotherapy or physical therapy is a healthcare profession that helps people to revive, maintain and optimize their strength, function, motion, total well-being. GNA University offers a BPT course, with a duration of four and half years including an internship of 6 months. It is an allied health profession that helps students to learn a comprehensive understanding of the way, how human body functions and have specific hands-on clinical skills to evaluate, diagnose, and cure symptoms of injury, disability. The curriculum is specially designed to focus on the use of physical therapy, massages, physical movements, and exercise, breathing patterns to rehabilitate patients recovering from injuries. Here, at GNA University Bachelor of Physiotherapy can help you in building a safe and robust career. Along with the degree, you can also gain much-needed soft skills such as confidence, communication, patient care, and adaptability.

Sr. No Course Credits
I Core Course 217
I Ability Enhancement courses 07
III Internship 25

Program Outcomes:

The B.P.T. program will provide comprehensive, individually focused teaching and training that will prepare the students to provide high quality physiotherapy care to the patients. Students would also be able to recognize the role of physiotherapy in the context of the health needs of the community and National priorities in the health sector.
The B.P.T. program will provide students with the opportunity to develop and broaden their professional and ethical behavior appropriate to standard expected for a Physiotherapy Graduate.
The B.P.T. program will provide the students with opportunity to acquire knowledge on basic medical sciences, human movement sciences, various medical and surgical conditions and their appropriate treatments. The students will also be able to identify psychological, social, economic, cultural aspects of diseases and appreciate its impact on community.
The B.P.T. program will offer deep analytical skills to perform a safe, systematic and appropriate physiotherapy assessment for various conditions. It will also provide deep understanding to identify, define and deal with problems of professional practice through logical, analytical and critical thinking. Students will acquire ability to analyse and interpret physical assessment, diagnosis and set appropriate short- and long-term goals.
The B.P.T. program will train and engage students for work place skills, to communicate effectively across wide range of professional and personal contexts. It will endow skills and ability to work independently or collaboratively in clinical, academic and research settings.

Program Specific Outcomes:

The B.P.T. program demonstrates sufficient understanding of knowledge in physiotherapy and provides strong base to integrate theoretical knowledge with clinical assessment. It offers ability to collect history, perform scientific clinical assessment, derive judicious inferences and diagnosis and frame appropriate electrotherapeutic and exercise therapy management for the patients. This program engages students in activities that contribute to the betterment of society and behave ethically and responsibly in social environment.
This program develops clinical decision-making ability and provides judicious patient care and develops effective communication with patients, family, colleagues and students.
The B.P.T. program promotes health education and improves quality of life through the practice of the profession. It also encourages research and publications towards upliftment of the field of Physiotherapy.
The program Ensure students to work effectively in various inter professional collaborative settings like Hospitals, Rehabilitation Centers, Special Schools, Educational Institutions, Health and Fitness Centers, Geriatric Centers, Ergonomic Consultation in Corporate Sectors, Private Consultation, Home Care Services, Industrial Sectors, Sports Management and Fitness Consultation.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Students will undergo Practical training in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, therapy.
  • Students will undergo training in Physical recreation, movement, leisure, activation.
  • As vital members of the health care team, professionals play a critical role in giving the training to the ill or injured patients as well as to the patients having joint problems.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

All the physiotherapy graduates get hired in top hospitals and health centres with attractive salary packages. Some of the top fitness centres in India also attract the best talents in the industry to train their clients appropriately. If candidates can prove their practical expertise, then they can find lucrative jobs in the sports stadium, ministry of sports, various health societies, etc.

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SEMESTER WISE SUBJECTS

Sr. No Category Code Subject Hours Per Week Credits Marks Distribution TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course BPT101 Human Anatomy-I 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course BPT102 Human Physiology-I 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
3 Core Course BPT103 Biochemistry 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
4 Core Course BPT104 Sociology 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
5 Core Course BPT105 Introduction to Healthcare Delivery System in India 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
6 Core Course BPT106 Basic Computer and Information Science 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
7 Core Course BPT107 English, Communication and Soft Skills 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
8 Core Course BPT108 Introduction to Yoga - Basic Theory, Science and Technique 1 0 0 1 10 15 25
9 Core Course BPT121 Human Anatomy - I Lab 0 0 4 2 20 30 50
10 Core Course BPT123 Human Physiology - I Lab 0 0 4 1 20 30 50
11 Core Course BPT124 Biochecmistry Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
12 Core Course BPT125 Basic Computer and Information Science Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
13 Core Course BPT126 English, Communication and Soft Skills Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
14 Core Course BPT127 Introduction to Yoga - Basic Theory, Science and Technique Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
15 Core Course BPT100 Community Orientation and Clinical Visit 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
Total 20 0 16 350 525 875 28
Sr. No Category Code Subject Hours Per Week Credits Marks Distribution TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course BPT201 Human Anatomy-II 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course BPT202 Human Physiology-II 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
3 Core Course BPT203 Basic Principles of Biomechanics 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course BPT204 General and Clinical Psychology 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
5 Core Course BPT205 Medical Technology and Record Keeping 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
6 Core Course BPT221 Human Anatomy - II Lab 0 0 6 3 20 30 50
7 Core Course BPT222 Human Physiology - II Lab 0 0 4 2 20 30 50
8 Core Course BPT223 Basics Principles of Biomechanics Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
9 Core Course BPT224 General and Clinical Psychology Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
10 Core Course BPT200 Clinical Observation 0 0 6 3 20 30 50
Total 16 0 20 260 390 650 26
Sr. No Category Code Subject Hours Per Week Credits Marks Distribution TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course BPT301 Pathology 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
2 Core Course BPT302 Microbiology 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
3 Core Course BPT303 Pharmacology 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
4 Core Course BPT304 Biomechanics and Kinesiology 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
5 Core Course BPT305 Foundation of Exercise Therapy and Therapeutic Massage 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
6 Core Course BPT321 Pathology Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
7 Core Course BPT322 Microbiology Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
8 Core Course BPT323 Biomechanics and Kineesiology Lab 0 0 6 3 20 30 50
9 Core Course BPT324 Foundation of Exercise Therapy and Therapeutic Massage Lab 0 0 4 2 20 30 50
10 Core Course BPT300 Clinical Observation 0 0 6 3 20 30 50
Total 16 0 20 300 450 750 26
Sr. No Category Code Subject Hours Per Week Credits Marks Distribution TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course BPT401 Exercise Therapy 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course BPT402 Biophysics 1 0 0 1 10 15 25
3 Core Course BPT403 Electrotherapy (LMHF & Equipment Care) 5 0 0 5 40 60 100
4 Core Course BPT404 Medical/Physiotherapy Law and Ethics 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
5 Core Course BPT421 Exercise Therapy Lab 0 0 8 4 40 60 100
6 Core Course BPT422 Biophysics Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
7 Core Course BPT423 Electrotherapy (LMHF & Equipment Care) Lab 0 0 8 4 20 30 50
8 Core Course BPT400 Clinical Education - I 0 0 6 3 20 30 50
Total 12 0 24 190 285 475 24
Sr. No Category Code Subject Hours Per Week Credits Marks Distribution TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course BPT501 Clinical Orthopaedics and Traumatology 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course BPT502 General Surgery including burns and plastic surgery & Obstetrics and Gynaecology 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
3 Core Course BPT503 General Medicine, Paediatrics and psychiatry 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course BPT504 Evaluation Methods and Outcome Measures 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
5 Core Course BPT505 Introduction to quality and patient safety (Including Emergency care, BLS, Biomedical waste management, Infection prevention and control, etc.) 1 0 0 2 10 15 25
6 Core Course BPT506 Diagnostic Imaging for Physiotherapists 1 0 0 1 10 15 25
7 Core Course BPT521 General Surgery including burns and plastic surgery & Obstetrics and Gynaecology Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
8 Core Course BPT522 General Medicine, Paediatrics and Psychiatry Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
9 Core Course BPT523 Evaluation Methods and Outcome Measures Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
10 Core Course BPT524 Introduction to quality and patient safety (Including Emergency care, BLS, Biomedical waste management, Infection prevention and control, etc.) Lab 0 0 2
11 Core Course BPT500 Clinical Education- II 0 0 12 6 20 30 50
Total 16 0 20 240 360 600 26
Sr. No Category Code Subject Hours Per Week Credits Marks Distribution TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course BPT601 Physiotherapy in Orthopaedic & Sports 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course BPT602 Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
3 Core Course BPT603 Physiotherapy in General Medicine and General Surgery 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course BPT621 Physiotherapy in Orthopaedic & Sports Lab 0 0 6 3 20 30 50
5 Core Course BPT622 Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
6 Core Course BPT623 Physiotherapy in General Medicine and General Surgery Lab 0 0 4 2 20 30 50
7 Core Course BPT600 Clinical Education - III 0 0 12 6 20 30 50
Total 12 0 24 200 300 500 24
Sr. No Category Code Subject Hours Per Week Credits Marks Distribution TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course BPT701 Physiotherapy in Neurology & Psychosomatic Disorder 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course BPT702 Clinical Cardiovascular and Pulmonary 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
3 Core Course BPT703 Biostatistics and Research Methodology 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
4 Core Course BPT704 Professionalism and Values 1 0 0 1 10 15 25
5 Core Course BPT705 Health Promotion and Fitness 1 0 0 1 10 15 25
6 Core Course BPT706 Principles of Management 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
7 Core Course BPT721 Physiotherapy in Neurology & Psychosomatic Disorder Lab 0 0 6 3 20 30 50
8 Core Course BPT722 Health Promotion and Fitness Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
9 Core Course BPT700 Clinical Education - IV 0 0 12 6 20 30 50
Total 16 0 20 220 330 550 26
Sr. No Category Code Subject Hours Per Week Credits Marks Distribution TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Core Course BPT801 Physiotherapy in cardiovascular, pulmonary and intensive care 4 0 0 4 40 60 100
2 Core Course BPT802 Community Physiotherapy 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
3 Core Course BPT803 Administration and Teaching Skills 1 0 0 1 10 15 25
4 Core Course BPT804 Community Medicine 3 0 0 3 40 60 100
5 Core Course BPT805 Clinical Reasoning and Evidence Based Physiotherapy 2 0 0 2 20 30 50
6 Core Course BPT821 Physiotherapy in cardiovascular, pulmonary and intensive care Lab 0 0 6 3 20 30 50
7 Core Course BPT822 Community Physiotherapy Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
8 Core Course BPT823 Administration and Teaching Skills Lab 0 0 2 1 20 30 50
9 Core Course BPT824 Research Project 1 0 0 3 20 30 50
10 Core Course BPT800 Clinical Education - V 0 0 12 6 20 30 50
Total 14 0 22 250 375 625 27
Sr. No Category Code Subject Hours Per Week Credits Marks Distribution TOTAL
L T P Internal External
1 Internship Training BPT900 Internship 960 Hours (minimum) NA NA NA S/US
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