Curriculum | Bachelor of Physiotherapy | Physiotherapy in genEral medical & surgical conditions | PAPER CODE- 03050404

BACHELOROF PHYSIOTHERAPY-IV Year

PAPER CODE- 03050404

Physiotherapy in genEral medical & surgical conditions

TEACHING HOURS: 240

THEORY: 140

PRACTICAL: 100

THEORY: 80MARKS

TIME: 3 HOURS

Practical: 80marks

 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 DESCRIPTION
  • This course serves to integrate the knowledge gained by the students in Clinical General Medical & Surgical conditions with the skills gained in exercise therapy, electrotherapy and massage, thus enabling them to apply these in clinical situations of dysfunction due to General Medical & Surgical pathology.
  • COURSE OBJECTIVES

The objective of this course is that after 240 hours of lectures, demonstrations, practical and clinics the student will be able to identify General Medical and Surgical conditions, set treatment goals and apply their skills in exercise therapy, electrotherapy and massage in clinical situation to restore patient’s functional ability.

 

Unit Topics Learning Objectives (At the end of the session the student should be able to) Teaching Guidelines Teaching Methodology Time
I Physiotherapy in Abdominal Surgeries Describe the Common Abdominal Surgery,

To set treatment goals for patient with Abdominal  Surgery

 

To Cover: Incision, Indications, Pathological changes,

Principle of pre and post operative management by physiotherapy of the Common abdominal surgeries. Including GIT, liver, spleen, Kidney, bladder etc

Lecture Discussion

 

Practical Demonstration

 

Case Discussion

15 Hrs.
II Physiotherapy in Women Health Describe the various  health related issues of a female, Operations of Reproductive System

Set treatment goals for patient with Gynecological & Obstetrics Operations

Learn Antenatal and Postnatal Physiotherapy

To Cover:

Various health related issues in following headings-

importance of exercise in childhood, adulthood, pre para and post pregnancy, old age related health issues and role of physiotherapy

Incision, Indications, Pathological changes,

Principle of pre and post operative management by Physiotherapy of the

Common operation of reproductive system, including surgical intervention for child delivery. Ante natal & post natal, Physiotherapy

Students seminar

 

Practical Demonstration

 

Case Discussion

20 Hrs.
III Physiotherapy in ENT surgeries Describe various Operations in ENT

Set treatment goals for patient with ENT Surgery

To Cover: Incision, Indications, Pathological changes,

Principle of pre and post operative management by Physiotherapy of the

Common operation of the ear, nose, throat & Jaw as related to Physiotherapy

Lecture Discussion

 

 

Case Discussion

 

5 Hrs.
IV Physiotherapy in Organ Transplantation Describe the various Transplantation Surgery

Set treatment goals for Transplanted patients

To Cover: Incision, Indications, Contraindication, Selection Criteria,  Pathological changes,

Principle of pre and post operative management by Physiotherapy of the

Common Organ Transplantation Surgery

Lecture Discussion

 

 

 

5 Hrs.
V Physiotherapy in Wounds, Ulcers & Pressure sores Identify types of Wounds & Ulcer

Evaluate severity of Burn & type of Burn

Set treatment goals for patient with Wound, Ulcer or Burn

To Cover: Pathological changes and principle of pre and post operative management by physiotherapy of the following conditions:

·         Wounds, ulcers, pressure sores.

·         Burns & their complications.

·         Common reconstructive surgical proceedings of the management of wounds, ulcers      burns & consequent contractures & deformities

Lecture presentation

 

Group Discussion

 

Poster Presentation

 

Case Discussion

 

 

20 Hrs.
VI Physiotherapy in Pediatric conditions Assess the Pediatric patient.

Describe the various Physiotherapy Techniques to treat Pediatric Patients.

Set treatment goals in common congenital and acquired musculoskeletal, neurological, nutritional and metabolic disorders

To Cover:

·         Examination & assessment of a pediatric patient.

·         Pathological changes and principle of management by Physiotherapy of the following conditions:

1)      Common congenital and acquired muscle skeletal disorders.

2)      Common congenital and acquired neurological disorders (CNS & PNS)

3)      Common heredity disorders

4)      Common nutritional,  metabolic& vitamin deficiency disorders

5)      Cerebral palsy, myopathy and muscular dystrophies

Lecture Presentation

 

Students Seminar

 

Poster Presentation

 

Practical Demonstration

 

Case Discussion

 

Vertical Inteerated Teaching

 

 

 

20 Hrs.
VII Physiotherapy in Geriatric population Overview the changes associated with ageing in all of the systems important to physical performance and functioning.

Assess all aspects of a Geriatric Patient and develop a treatment programme for the individual

Prepare to enhance the quality of life of geriatric patient.

To Cover:

·         Examination & assessment of a Geriatric patient.

·         Pathological changes and principle of management by Physiotherapy of the following conditions:

1)      Musculoskeletal Disorders

2)      Cardiopulmonary Disorders

3)      Neurological Disorders (CNS, PNS)

4)      Injuries & accident specific to aged

Lecture Presentation

 

Group Discussion

 

Field visit to Residential Aged Care

 

15 Hrs.
VIII Physiotherapy in skin diseases Describe the various Skin conditions.

Identify the therapeutic exercises and electrotherapy modalities to treat various skin conditions.

Set the treatment goals for different skin conditions

To Cover: Definition, Pathological changes and principles of management by Physiotherapy to the following conditions of Skin-Acne. Psoriasis, Alopecia, Leucoderma, leprosy Sexually transmitted diseases Lecture Presentation

 

Poster Presentation

 

Practical Demonstration

Case Discussion

 

 

15 Hrs.
IX Physiotherapy in Psychological disorders Describe the various Psychiatric conditions.

Identify the various strategies to treat Psychiatric patients.

Set the treatment goals for different  Psychiatric conditions

To Cover: Definition, Pathological changes and Principles of management by Physiotherapy to the following conditions of Psychiatric  Disorders-psychosis, Psychoneurosis ,Senile dementia

 

 

Lecture Presentation

 

Group Discussion

 

Problem Based Learning

10 Hrs.
X Physiotherapy in Diabetes Identify the types of Diabetes.

Assess the patient with diabetes.

Set the treatment goal for Diabetic patient

To Cover: Definition, Types, Pathological Changes, clinical presentation, complications and principles of management by Physiotherapy in diabetic patient Lecture Presentation

 

Students Seminar

Group Discussion

Case Discussion

5  Hrs.
XI Physiotherapy in Mastectomy Identify the need of Mastectomy.

Set the treatment goals for patient with Mastectomy

To Cover: Definition, Types, Pathological Changes, clinical presentation, complications and principles of management by Physiotherapy in patient with Mastectomy Lecture Presentation

 

Practical Session

Group Discussion

Case Discussion

10 Hrs.

 

PRACTICAL: Teaching Hours: 100

  1. Practical demonstration of basic principles of physiotherapy assessment, functional assessment and application of physiotherapy in abdominal Surgery, Obstetrics & Gynecological Surgery, ENT surgery & Mastectomy
  2. Prenatal and postnatal Physiotherapy
  3. Practical demonstration of basic principles of physiotherapy assessment, functional assessment and application of Physiotherapy in Organ Transplantation.
  4. Practical demonstration of basic principles of physiotherapy assessment, functional assessment and application of Physiotherapy in Wound, Ulcer, Pressure Sores, Diabetes Mellitus, Burn & Other skin Conditions
  5. Practical demonstration of basic principles of physiotherapy assessment, functional assessment and application of Physiotherapy in Pediatric Conditions.
  6. Practical demonstration of basic principles of physiotherapy assessment, functional assessment and application of Physiotherapy in Geriatrics conditions.
  7. Practical demonstration of basic principles of physiotherapy assessment, functional assessment and application of Physiotherapy in Psychiatrics conditions.
  8. Student must maintain a logbook. The duly completed logbook should be submitted during practical examination.

 

Books:

  1. Cash Textbook of general medical and surgical conditions for physiotherapists- Donnie Jaypee Brothers
  2. Principles of Physiotherapy in General Medical and Surgical Conditions- A Thangamani Ramalingam
  3. Textbook of Rehabilitation- Sunder
  4. Textbook of Physiotherapy for Obstetric & Gynecological conditions- Madhuri
  5. Physiotherapy in Obstetrics & Gynecology- Margaret Polden
  6. Physical rehabilitation- O’ Sullivan
  7. Physical Rehabilitation- Braddum