Learning Objectives

This program is formulated to enable student to gain adequate knowledge, skills and clinical hands on experience leading to an ability to establish independent professional practice. The overall content of the curriculum focuses on learning experiences and clinical education experiences for each student that encompasses the following.

  1. Ethical, evidence-based, efficient Physiotherapy treatment of adult as well as pediatric patients/clients with an array of conditions (e.g. musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, cardiovascular/pulmonary, integumentary etc.) across the lifespan and the continuum of care, to all people irrespective of gender, caste, nation, states and territories, region, minority groups or other groups.
  2. Ability to prevent movement dysfunction or maintain/restore optimal function and quality of life in individuals with movement disorders.
  3. Ability to operate as independent practitioners, as well as members of health service provider teams, act as first contact practitioners, from whom patients/clients may seek direct services without referral from another health care professional.
  4. Ability to promote the health and wellbeing of individuals and the general public/society, emphasizing the importance of physical activity and exercise.
  5. Prevent impairments, activity limitations, participatory restrictions and disabilities in individuals at risk of altered movement behaviors due to health factors, socio-economic stressors, environmental factors and lifestyle factors.
  6. Provide interventions/treatment to restore integrity of body systems essential for movement, maximize function and recuperation, minimize incapacity, and enhance the quality of life, independent living and workability in individuals and groups of individuals with altered movement behaviors resulting from impairments, activity limitations, participatory restrictions and disabilities.
  7. Ability to modify environmental, home and work access and barriers to ensure full participation in one’s normal and expected societal roles.
  8. Become an essential part of the health and community/welfare services delivery systems, practice independently of other health care/service providers and also within interdisciplinary rehabilitation/habilitation programs, independent professional practice in self-employed set up or employment at the multiple settings such as hospitals, nursing homes, institutions catering services to specific conditions (like paraplegic /geriatric homes), primary as well as rural & urban health care set up, community health , domiciliary practice like residential areas, education & research centers, fitness /wellness centers like health clubs, occupational health centers g]- Schools including special schools, geriatric care units, and others.
  9. Ability to carry out research projects