Curriculum | Bachelor of Physiotherapy | GERIATRICS | PAPER CODE-03050306

BACHELOR OF PHYSIOTHERAPY-III Year

PAPERCODE-03050306

GERIATRICS

 TEACHING HOURS: 40

THEORY: 40 MARKS

TIME: 1.30 HOURS

Note: For Paper setters / Examiners

  • Paper setter is required to set six questions from the entire syllabus.
  • Student will be required to attempt four questions carrying ten marks each .

 

UNIT TOPIC LEARNING OBJECTIVES TEACHING GUIDELINES METHODOLOGY TIME
I Introduction to ageing To Understand the ageing process. The ageing process-Loss of sense, effect on skeletal system, altered homeostasis and how these may affect pathological process.

 

Lecture Discussion

 

Chart & Models

 

Students Seminar

4hrs
II Adopting healthy lifestyle measures. How to make life active in old page Healthy life style & modifying risk factors which may cause other health problems: like treating hypertension, hyper cholestremia to prevent stroke & MI.

 

Lecture Discussion

 

Chart & Models

 

Students Seminar

6 hrs
III Preventing fall injury. Learn about the causes of frequent falls.

Management of fractures.

Causes of frequent falls, common fractures associated with fall, risk factors, and management of fractures.

 

Lecture Discussion

 

Chart & Models

 

Students Seminar

6 hrs
IV Common ageing conditions. Learn about the Aetiopathogenesis, clinical presentations, investigations and management of Stoke and Incontinence. Urine& fecal incontinence

Stroke

Lecture Discussion

 

Chart & Models

 

Students Seminar

6 hrs
V Bed sore care. Palliative care, prevention, causes & management of bed sores in old age Bed sores in old age Lecture Discussion

 

Chart & Models

 

Students Seminar

4 hrs
VI Common Elderly conditions. Brief outline of the aetiology pathology, clinical presentation and management of the old age diseases. Depression

Parkinsonism

COPD.

IHD & CCF.

Rheumatoid arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis

Diabetes mellitus.

 

Lecture Discussion

 

Chart & Models

 

Students Seminar

10 hrs
VII Examination Examination and Investigations in older person

 

Mini mental state examination.

Geriatric depression scale.

Barstool ADL Book Reference

Lecture Discussion

 

Chart & Models

 

Students Seminar

4 hrs

Recommended books:

1.Tidy’s Physiotherapy – Tomson et al, Butterworth Heinmann.

2. Geriatric Physical Therapy – Gucciona-Mosby.

3.Aging the healthcare Challenge – Levis- F A Davis.