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Joint Commission International.
Joint Commission International.

21 ELECTROTHERAPY  (Low & Medium Frequency )

200  HOURS

Introductory Physics
Electricity
Static Electricity
Current Electricity
Magnetism
Moving coil milliammeter
Voltmeter
Transformer
Chokes
Electric valves or thermionic valves
Metal valve rectifiers
Ionisation

Low – Frequency

Interrupted galvanic current
Effects of interrupted galvanic current on innervated and denervated muscles
Characteristics of stimulating current
Threshold of stimulation
Physiological effects of IG current, chemical and therapeutic effects
Electro diagnostic tests
Characteristics of normal and denervated muscle
Peripheral nerve lesions
Selection of current

22. ELECTROTHERAPY (HIGH FREQUENCY)

150 HOURS
Define electricity
Magnetism
Define electromagnetic induction
Condensers
Valves
Rectifiers
Fuse and grid
Discuss the various devices used in regulating intensity of current.
Define oscillation
Radiant energy
Electro magnetic waves and its properties
Physiological and therapeutic effects  of high frequency currents

Short Wave diathermy

Actinotherapy
Infrared radiation
Microwave diathermy
Paraffin wax and moist heat
Ultrasonic therapy
Cryotherapy
Interferential therapy
TENS
LASER
Ultra violet radiation
23. CLINICAL  ORTHOPAEDICS

125 HOURS

Introduction to orthopaedics
Principles of operative treatment
Sprains and muscle strains
Fractures and dislocations
Upper limb fractures and dislocations
Lower limb fractures and dislocation
Spinal fractures and dislocations
Recurrent dislocations
Amputations
Bone & joint infections
Bone joint tumors
Chronic arthritis
Low back ache painful arc syndrome , tendonitis facitis & spasmoidic torticollis
Spinal deformities
Poliomyelitis
Congenital deformities
Peripheral nerve injuries
Hand injuries
Leprosy
Basic knowledge of implants
Sports injuries and its management

24. PHYSIOTHERAPY IN ORTHOPAEDIC CONDITIONS

110 HOURS
define fracture,  review the types signs and symptoms
describe the PT assessment of a patient with a fracture during the immobilization
list the aims of PT management in a patient with a fracture
Review manual mechanical, skin, skeletal, lumbar and cervical traction
Describe the methods of mobilization of a patient/extremity after healing of a fracture
review the mechanism of injury, clinical features, treatment and complications and describe the PT management and Home program
describe briefly the general and PT assessment of the vertebral column
review cervical and lumbar spondylosis, spondylolysthesis, TB spine and spinal fracture outline PT assessment and management
List the common postural abnormalities affecting the spine.
Review the clinical features and describe the PT management of Ankylosing spondylitis
Intervertebral Disc prolapse
Define the soft tissue injuries, review their etiology and clinical features and describe their treatment
Review upper and lower limb and spinal orthosis and prosthesis.
Review the indications and principles of amputations of the upper and lower limb  describe PT management
Define poliomyelitis and review PT management
cerebral palsy,
Rheumoatiod Arthritis
Osteoarthrits
leprosy
different degrees of burns, PT assessment and management
25. COMMUNITY  MEDICINE

150 HOURS

Outline the natural history of diseases
Outline the various measures of prevention and methods of intervention especially for diseases with disability
Outline the national care delivery system
Outline selected national health programmes
Define occupational health and list methods of prevention of occupational diseases
Outline of the employees state insurance scheme and its benefits
Describe the social  security measures for protection from occupational hazards, accidents, diseases and workman’s compensation act
Outline the objectives and strategies of the national Family Welfare Programme
Define community based and institution based rehabilitation.  Describe its advantage and disadvantages.
Describe the communicable diseases
Describe the Epidemiology of Rheumatic heart disease cancer, chronic degenerative disease and cerebrovascular accidents
Outline the influence of nutritional factors such as protein Energy Malnutrition, Anaemia, Vitamin deficiency and minerals on disability
Health education: Its principles, methods of communication, role in rehabilitative services
Define the role of community leaders and health professionals in health educationOutline the role of international health agencies in rehabilitation of the disabled.