Karnataka College of Physiotherapy, Near Daivajna Kalyana Mantapa, Ashoknagar P.o Mangalore 575003. 2002-04, 2005-2008.
B.P.T.(Bachelor in Physiotherapy)
Course Details : Under Graduate
Duration : It should be a full-time course of minimum 4 years plus minimum six months compulsory internship & abbreviation of nomenclature as B.P.Th, or B.P.T.
Course Objectives : On completion of the course of study having successfully passed the examination, the candidate would be able to achieve a satisfactory level of efficiency :
A. to detect & evaluate, Anatomical patho-physiological and psychosomatic impairments resulting in physical dysfunction in various age groups, occupations & arrive at appropriate diagnosis.
B. to understand the rationale and basic investigative approach to the medical system & surgical intervention regimens; & accordingly plan & implement specific Physiotherapy measures effectively.
C. to be able to select strategies for cure & care; adopt restorative & rehabilitative measures for maximum possible independence of a client at home, work place & in the community.
D. to maintain healthy relationship & co-partnership with various professionals in the health delivery system in the primary interest of a client.
E. to ensure quality assurance & motivate the client & her/his family for desirable client compliance.
F. to develop communication skills for the purpose of transfer of suitable technique to be used creatively at various states of treatment, compatible with psychological status of the beneficiary.
G. 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.
H. to practice professional autonomy & ethical principles with referral as well as first contact clients in conformity with ethical code for Physiotherapists.
Admission Criteria : The candidate should have passed the qualifying XII STD/HSC examination (or equivalent) having English as a subject and a minimum of 50% marks, in Science with Physics, Chemistry, Biology as mandatory subjects.
Admission : Admission is based on the performance in the entrance examination.