Faculty of PHYSIOTHERAPY

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INTRODUCTION

A separate department under the Faculty of Medical Science of the University offers course in Physiotherapy leading to the B.P.T. degree and M.P.T degree. The department was started in 1998. Excellent staff and good facilities help in maintaining the standards.

Most of the students find placement in well-known hospitals in the city like Apollo Hospital, Billroth Hospital, Vijay Health Centre and Madras Medical Mission, to name a few. Tie-ups for practical training of the students have been arranged with St. Isabelís Hospital, Gremaltes - Bone and Joint Hospital, Kanchi Kamakoti Childís Trust Hospital for Children, Sundaram Medical Foundation and also the YMCA College of Physical Education for Sports Injuries.

  • Affiliated to the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University till 2003.

  • Since 2003 our Department has become a part of Dr. M.G.R University.

PROFILE

  • Courses offered from 1998 have been done in affiliation with Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R Medical University.

  • Offers UG and PG courses in the field of Physiotherapy.

  • We have our own Multi-Specialty hospital.

  • Have tie-ups with various Multi-Specialty hospitals.

MISSION

  • Physical therapy as an educational component, including:

  • Unique role/responsibilities and relationship to curriculum involvement.

  • To promote awareness of assessment and service delivery patterns.

  • To promote a continuum of service delivery options, recognising collaboration as an essential and fundamental strategy for developing the studentsí functional outcomes within the context of their natural environments.

  • To promote best practices and

  • To encourage professional development, peer support and mentoring.

VISION

ĎAcademic Excellence combined with Practical Knowledge.í