Curriculum | Bachelor of Physiotherapy | NEUROLOGY | Paper Code – 03050304

Bachelor of Physiotherapy- III year

Paper Code – 03050304

NEUROLOGY

      TEACHING HOURS:200 HRS

THEORY-120 HRS

Practical: 80 HRS

THEORY: 80 MARKS

PRACTICAL: 80 MARKS

TIME: 3HOURS

Note: For Paper setters /Examiners

  • Paper setter is required to set eight questions from the entire syllabus out of which 5 questions is to be attempted, each carrying 16 marks.

 

Course Objective: -.The objective of this course is that after 120 hours of lectures & demonstrations. In adding to clinics, the students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of neurological conditions causing disability and their management in addition, the student will be able to fulfill with 75% accuracy (as measured by written, oral& practical, internal evaluation) the following objectives of the course.

 

S no Topic Learning

 Objectives ( At the end of the course the students shall be able to )

Teaching guidelines Methodology Time
 

1

 

 

Review the Anatomy of Nervous System Describe the Basic Anatomy of Spinal Cord & brain To cover, anatomy of the brain and spinal cord including: Blood supply of the brain and spinal cord, anatomy of the visual pathway, connections of the cerebellum, and extra pyramidal system, relationship of the spinal nerves to the spinal cord segments, long tracts of the spinal cord, the brachial and lumbar plexuses, and cranial nerves. Lecture discussion,

Students seminar

 

10 hrs
2 Review  the physiology of nervous system Describe the Basics Physiology of Spinal Cord & brain

 

To cover the Review of Neurophysiologic basic  of disorder of tone posture, bladder control, muscle contraction, movement control and pain Lecture discussion

 

Group discussion

 

Students seminar

10 hrs
3 Congenital disorders a)Cerebral palsy.

 

b)Hydrocephalus.

 

c) Spina Bifida

Describe the Congenital disorders & its management in detail.

 

To cover, Definition, classification, etiology & its medical management in detail Lecture discussion

Group discussion

 

Case Discussion

Visit to OPD&IPD

 

 

6 hrs
4 CVA

 

Describe the Hemiplegia & Its management in detail

 

To cover , General classification: thrombotic, embolic, hemorrhagic& inflammatory strokes.   Gross localization and sequelae & Detailed management . Lecture

discussion

Practical demonstration

Group discussion

12 hrs
5 Spinal cord injuries Describe the

Traumatic spinal disorders and its management

To cover, trauma-broad localization, first aid and management of sequelae of head injury and spinal cord injury Lecture Discussion

Case presentation

Visit to OPD&IPD

Group discussion

12 hrs
6 Spinal diseases

Cranio cerebral junction anomalies.

b)Syringomyelia

c)Cervical and lumber disc lesions.

d)Spinal Tumors ( Intra medullary & Extra medullary)

e)Spinal archnoiditis.

Describe the Diseases of spinal cords & its management in detail To cover Definition, classification, etiology , symptoms & its medical management in detail

 

 Lecture Discussion

Case presentation

Visit to OPD&IPD

Group discussion

 

12 hrs
7 Demyelinating diseases (central and peripheral ) & its management

 

Describe the

a)Guillian- Barre syndrome.

b)Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis

c)Transverse myelitis.

d)Multiple sclerosis.

To cover ,Definition , classification, etiology, symptomatology & its management

 

 

 

Lecture discussion

 

Practical demonstration

Group discussion

 

6 hrs
8 Degenerative disorders. Describe the

a)Parkinson’s disease.

b)Dementia

To cover, Definition , classification, etiology, symptomatology & its management Lecture

Practical demonstration

Group discussion

 

6 hrs
9 Infectious disorders of Nervous system Describe the

a)Pyogenic Meningitis sequel.

b)Tuberculosis

To cover, Definition , classification, etiology, symptomatology & its management

 

Lecture

Practical demonstration

Group discussion

 

8 hrs
10 Diseases of the muscle: management.  Describe the

a)Muscular Dystrophy:

b)Myasthenia Gravis:

c)Myopathy:

 

To cover the

definition,      classification, course and management.

Definition, course and management.

definition, classification, course and management

Lecture

Practical demonstration

Group discussion

 

8 hrs
11 Peripheral nerve disorders. Describe a)Peripheral nerve injuries:

 b)Entrapment neuropathies.

c)Peripheral neuropathies.

To cover definition, causes ,classification ,localization and its management Lecture

Practical demonstration

Group discussion

 

10 hrs
12 Miscellaneous condition Describe

a) Epilepsy:

b)Intracranial tumors:

c)Motor neuron disease.

d)Dystonia

To cover,  Definition, classification , symptoms and management. Lecture

Practical demonstration

Group discussion

Patient assessment

 

8 hrs
13 Assessment of neurological system

 

Clinical assessment of neurological function includes history taking, sensory & motor system To cover

1.      Basic history taking to determine whether the brain, spinal cord of peripheral nerve is involved.

2.      Assessment of higher mental function such as orientation, memory, attention, speech and language.

3.      Assessment of cranial nerves.

4.      Assessment of motor power.

5.      Assessment of sensory function: touch, pain and position.

6.      Assessment of tone: spasticity, rigidity and hypotonia.

7.      Assessment of cerebellar function.

8.      Assessment of higher cortical function: apraxia, etc.

9.      Assessment of gait abnormalities.

Lecture Dicussion

Practical demonstration

Group discussion

Patient assessment

 

12 hrs

 

 

Practical-Teaching Hrs-80

Case presentation : 40

Viva voce :40

 

  1. Practical demonstration of Physical assessment in Neurological conditions.
  2. Practical demonstration of basic principles of assessment, functional assessment in Various Neurological conditions.
  3. Practical demonstration of basic principles of assessment, functional assessment in various Cranial & Spinal surgeries.

  References Book:

  1. Adams & Victor, Principals of Neurology by maurica Victor & Allan H. Rupper.
  2. Neurology & Neurosurgery Illustrated By Kenneth W. Lindsay & Ian Bone Brains Diseases of Nervous system system edited By Michael Dowaghy
  3. Blue Book of Practical neurology- Movement Disorder By CD Marsden & S. Fahn