BPTPhysiotherapy is a field which provides information about human body mechanics
in normal and abnormal state of health.

BPT

The undergraduate course in physiotherapy , Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) is a four year course followed by six months of rotating internship. We take 60 students every year.


BPT Graduate Program

The first two years of the program deals with basic sciences in the health sciences in general and physiotherapy in particular. The subjects of anatomy, physiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, pathology and microbiology are taught by specialists from the medical faculty. Humanities including sociology, psychology, ethics and law are taught by relevant experts. Biomechanics, exercise therapy and electrotherapy which are basic sciences in physiotherapy are taught by core faculty. Ethics is taught in second year with specific relation to the practice of physiotherapy. To cater to student diversity, English and Kannada are also offered.

The third and final year subjects are predominantly clinical. The medical aspects are taught by relevant medical faculty and the core areas by experts from the college. Research is taught in fourth year and complements the required research project.

The program is taught using a variety of methodologies including didactics, experiential, problem based, participative and independent learning strategies. Students undergo competency based clinical rotations int eh third and final years. During the six month internship students are posted in various departments where they undertake patient care and administrative responsibilities under supervision. During this period students are exposed to evidence based practice through journal clubs and evidence synthesis programs.

Internship

Six months of rotatory internship in various areas of speciality is part of the BPT curriculum. JSS hospital has facilities for internship in all areas. Moreover, JSS college of physiotherapy has a strong community-based rehabilitation program. We accept students from other colleges including other countries for whole/part of the internship program.


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Interns Posting Schedule
Academic calendar 2019-20
Master Timetable 2019-20
3rd Internal Exam
Odd Batch Model Exam

BPT Syllabus

Unit Plan June 2020
Unit Plan May 2020
Unit Plan April(6-14) 2020
Unit Plan March 2020
Unit Plan February 2020
Unit Plan January 2020
Unit Plan December 2019
Lesson Plan 2019-20
1st BPT Unilt Plan Nov 2019
PRACTICAL MANUAL 2019-20
Time table
Unit Plan October
First year BPT [Duration 0 -12 months]
Sl. No. Subject Teaching hours
Weekly Class hours Total Theory Practical
Main Subjects: For University Examination
1 Anatomy 8 240 150 90
2 Physiology 7 210 150 60
3 Biochemistry 2 60 60
4 Biomechanics 6 180 90 90
5 Psychology 2 60 60
6 Sociology 2 60 60
Subsidiary subjects: Not for University Examination
7 English 2 60 60
8 Kannada 2 60 60
9 Basic Nursing 1 30 20 10
10 Orientation to Physiotherapy 1 30 30
11 Integrated Seminars / PBL sessions 3 90 90
Total 36 1080 830 250
Unit plan May 2020 Odd Batch
Unit plan March 2020
Unit plan February 2020
Unit plan January 2020
Unit-plan December
II BPT time table
2nd Year BPT Lesson Plan
2nd BPT PRACTICAL MANUAL
2nd BPT Unilt Plan Nov 2019
Second year BPT [Duration 13 -24 months]
Sl. No. Subject Teaching hours
Weekly Class hours otal Theory Practical Clinics

Main Subjects: For University Examination

1 Pathology 2 60 45 15
2 Microbiology 2 60 45 15
3 Pharmacology 2 60 60
4 Exercise Therapy 9 270 120 150
5 Electrotherapy 8 240 90 150

Subsidiary subjects: Not for University Examination

6 Ethics and Admin 1 30 30
7 First Aid & CPR 1 30 10 20
8 Constitution of India 1 30 30
9 Introduction to Treatment 1 30 30
10 Clinical Observation Posting 9 270 270
Total 34 1080 460 350 270
Unit plan June 2020
Odd Batch Unit plan June 2020
Unit plan May 2020 Odd Batch
Unit plan May 2020
Unit plan April 2020
Clinical Posting First Round
Clinical Posting Second Round
OBJECTIVE OF MSK POSTING
Unit plan March 2020
Unit plan February 2020
Unit plan January 2020
PRACTICAL MANUAL(PT in orthopaedics)
Unit-plan December
3rd year BPT Time Table
3rd Year BPT Cardio Lesson Plan
3rd Year BPT General Medicine Lesson Plan
3rd Year BPT General Surgery Lesson Plan
3rd Year BPT Orthopaedics Lesson Plan
3rd BPT PRACTICAL MANUAL
3rd BPT Unilt Plan Nov 2019
Third year BPT [Duration 25 -36 months]
Sl. No. Subject Teaching hours
Weekly Class hours Total Theory Practical Clinics
Main Subjects: For University Examination
1 General Medicine 2 60 60
2 General Surgery 2 60 60
3 Orthopedics & Traumatology 2 60 60
4 Musculoskeltal And Sports Physiotherapy 5 150 90 60
5 Cardio- Respiratory & General Physiotherapy 5 150 90 60
6 Supervised Rotatory Clinical Training 18 540 540
Subsidiary subjects: Not for University Examination
7 Allied Therapies 2 60 60
Total 36 1080 420 120 540
Clinical posting April - May 2020
Unit plan April 2020
Clinical Posting April 2020
Unit plan March 2020
Clinical Posting March 2020
Unit plan February 2020
Unit-plan January 2020
Unit-plan December
BPT IV year 2019-20 Time table
IV year Nov Unit Plan
4th Year Lesson Plan
4th BPT PRACTICAL MANUAL
4th BPT Unilt Plan Nov 2019
Fourth year BPT [Duration 37 - 48 months]
Sl.No. Subject Teaching hours
Weekly Class hours Total Theory Practical Clinics

Main Subjects: For University Examination

1 Neurology & Neurosurgery 2 60 60
2 Community Medicine 2 60 60
3 Neuro-Physiotherapy 5 150 90 60
4 Community Physiotherapy 5 150 90 60
5 Research Methodology & 2 60 60
6 Supervised Rotatory Clinical Training 18 540 540

Subsidiary subjects: Not for University Examination

7 Evidence Based Physiotherapy Practice 1 30 20
8 Project 1 30 20
Total 37 1080 400 140 540

Introduction:

Geriatrics refers to clinical aspects of aging and the comprehensive health care of older persons. It is an area of medicine that focuses on health and diseases in old age. A geriatric fitness specialist is a combination of a fitness worker and a physical therapist, who is trained specifically to promote the fitness while working around the ailments of the elderly.

Purpose:

The elderly are at more risks of fall, apart from the other pre existing medical conditions, so, addressing falls and its associated risk factors is one of the primary goals for physiotherapist

Scope:

Includes all patients above age of 60 years who visit the geriatric clinic/ physiotherapy department of JSS Hospital.

Objectives:

  • To identify risk of fall in elderly patients by performing simple tests;
  • To teach set of exercises to improve strength, balance and co-ordination in order to overcome risk of falls.

Responsibility:

Staff Physiotherapist.

Procedure:

All patients above 60 years coming for follow up/ consultation to the Geriatric clinic/ Physiotherapy department of JSS Hospital will be made to do Tinetti Performance Oriented Mobility Assessment (Tinetti POMA) and Timed Up and Go (TUG) tests, to assess the risk of falls.

Based on the interpretation of scores obtained in the two tests, suitable exercise intervention programme will be implemented on them.

Documentation will be made in the OPD referral card and entered in the patients’ Geriatric clinic register in the department.

Purpose:

To identify neonates and infants who are at high risk of developmental disability.

Scope:

This includes neonates or infant’s developmental screening, evaluation and referral to pediatric physiotherapy department (if required) and documentation.

Responsibility:

Staff Physiotherapist / Nursing in charge.

Procedure:

All the children will be screened to identify those at risk of delayed development. The movements of neonates or infant’s will be analyzed by standard assessment tools and those babies at risk will be identified and referred for further treatment in pediatric physiotherapy department. The documentation will be done and uploaded in g- drive of pediatric physiotherapy department.

In this course the student will learn the ethical principles related to health care and physiotherapy, rules of professional conduct in relationship with- patients, health care institutions, colleagues and peers, and medical and other professional. The main objective of this course is that after 15 hrs of lectures, the student will be able to follow the ethical principles in patient care spectrum with the confidentiality and responsibilities as per the rules and regulations of Indian Association of Physiotherapy.

In this course the student will learn the principles of administration and its applications in physiotherapy related to health care and physiotherapy, planning and organization in quality management, financial management, hospital administration, knowledge about National health policy and health care system in India. The main objective of this course is that after 15 hrs. of lectures, the student will have skills to manage and organize physiotherapy department in aspects of material management and quality assurance.

In this course the student will learn the Indian constitution in respect to fundamental rights and duties, directive principles of state policies, special rights in constitution, doctrine of separation of powers, election commission and state public service commissions. The main objective of this course is that after 30 hrs. of lectures, the student will have knowledge about the Indian constitution and sustainable development in India.