Sreedevi College of Physiotherapy. Tumkur
Shridevi Institute of Physiotherapy is located on the outskirts of Tumkur city, on Bangalore – Pune National Highway No 4. The city is having pleasant climate, eco-friendly environment and fascinating blend of urban sophistication and rustic delight about 70 KMs from “The Silicon Valley of India” Bangalore city, Tumkur is well connected by Road ways and railways.
The institution campus is spread over 60 acres of area far from the maddening crowds and traffic snarls with lush green lawns. The institution is housed in well laid buildings such as Administrative; Academic blocks with wide corridors, spacious and well lit lecture halls with the furniture opt for comfortable sitting. The institute has the best equipped laboratories, workshops, separate hostels for boys and girls with sports facilities, canteen, etc,.
Mission:Serving human through simplicity and perseverance” - We strive to provide the highest level of medical education service to our students from both urban and rural sector.
Vision:To create a centre of excellence in the field of Medical and Para Medical Skills, Comparable to the best in the word for creating professional who shall be leaders in the innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity.
Aim:Trust has an aimed to provide best services to the society in the fields of Education and Health by establishing Hospital, Diagnostic Centre, school and colleges of Nursing, Physiotherapy
Our Values:Our priority is to focus on providing the special brand of medical education that meets the world class hospital's quality and this unique approach makes us the difference from others.
Bachelor in Physiotherapy
Students will be trained in core skills like biomechanics, exercise therapy and electrotherapy methods. By the end of the course students will be concerned with identifying and maximizing quality of life and movement potential within the spheres of promotion, prevention, treatment/intervention, habilitation and rehabilitation. This encompasses physical, psychological, emotional, and social well being.
Duration of Course:
The duration of the Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT) is 4 ½ years followed by 6 months internship. The medium of instruction is English for all the subjects of study and for the examination of BPT course.
A Candidate seeking admission to first year Bachelor in Physiotherapy (BPT):
i) Should have passed two year Pre University examination conducted by Department of Pre-University Education, Karnataka State, with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also.
ii) Shall have passed any other examination conducted by Boards / Councils / Intermediate examination established by State Government / Central Government and recognized as equivalent to a two year Pre University Examination by Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences / Association of Indian Universities (AIU), with English as one of the subjects and Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology as optional subjects. The candidate shall have passed subjects of English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology individually also.
iii) Candidates who have completed Pre-university course with Vocational Physiotherapy as their optional subject are eligible for admission to BPT course.
The selection of students to a course of Physiotherapy shall be based on merit provided that:
a) In case of admission on the basis of qualifying examination, a candidate for admission to BPT course must have passed individually in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English and must have obtained not less than 45% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology in the qualifying examination. In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or Category I, the marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology together in qualifying examination is not less than 40% instead of 45% as above.
A candidate seeking admission to Bachelor of Physiotherapy course should have completed 17 years of age, as on 31 st December of the year of admission. Every candidate before admission to the course shall furnish to Principal of the Institution a certificate of Medical Fitness from an authorized Government Medical Officer to the effect, that the candidate is physically fit to undergo Physiotherapy course.
Master of Physiotherapy
The Master of Physiotherapy course provides a fast track learning experience for talented students who already hold a degree, to gain the knowledge, skill, attitude and behavior expected of an entry level physiotherapist.
The course has a hybrid structure using curriculum (to efficiently learn foundation knowledge) together with case studies and clinical practice (to integrate knowledge into clinical decision making). The course emphasizes evidence based practice and encourages students in critical thinking.
Duration of Course:
The duration of Masters of Physiotherapy (MPT) is 2 years full time with the medium of instruction being English during the course of study and for the examination.
Candidates who have passed B.Sc. (PT) of BPT degree with minimum 3½ years / 4½ years duration from RGUHS or any other university in India pr abroad as equivalent with not less than 50% of marks in aggregate and have completed 6 months of compulsory rotating internship in a recognized Physiotherapy College are eligible.
Candidate who have passed BPT through correspondence or distant education program are not eligible .
The institution provides the clinical and community learning experience in the following parent and affiliated hospitals:
Shridevi Medical Hospital and Research Center, Tumakuru
Govt. District Hospital, Tumakuru, Karnataka
Karnataka Institute of Mental Health Science, Dharwad, Karnataka
Govt. District Leprosy Hospital, Tumakuru, Karnataka
Govt. Primary Health Centre, Kesturu, Karnataka
The above affiliated hospitals are added advantages to provide systematic, specific and scientific wide range of clinical facilities to the students and help the students to participate in National Health Programme.
The institution conducts free health check up and rehabilitation camps in Tumkur district. These programmes help the students to participate and gain clinical knowledge in the Control And Eradication Programme.
The District Hospital is having bed strength of 400 and rendering excellent health service. The institution is also affiliated to Pragathi nursing Home and Jayasree Nursing home, Tumkur
Today District Hospital and Affiliated Hospitals are one of the most sophisticated Hi-tech Hospitals in the Medicine, Surgery, Oncology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatric, Orthopedic, ENT, Cardiac, Dental, Neurology, Urology, Speech and Hearing therapy, etc. The hospitals are equipped with all types of modern gadgets.
Fundamentals of Nursing
To make the student orient to the hospital unit, instruments uses and arrangement before they are posted to the wards.
To learn about each instrument and articles about their use, purposes and indication.
To learn the sterilization of instrument and maintenance of cloth goods, metal good, rubber good and glassware in the unit.
To learn the setting of the trays for various nursing procedure and to learn various therapeutic positions and procedure.
To learn to perform basic Nursing procedures before administering on the patient.
To know the relation and scientific principles behind each procedures.
Community Health Nursing
To educate the students about the community situation and to learn the basic Nursing procedure which are to be performed in community settings.
To learn to treat the patient in home environment with minimum facilities.
To learn the community bag technique, the various Nursing Procedures and providing health Education.
To know the normal Anatomy & Physiology during Pregnancy
To learn the various physiological changes during pregnancy and peuriperium
To learn the stages of labor with the help of models and charts.
To know the equipments used in labor room.
To study the constituents of each nutrients
To know the classification and the calories.
To understand normal requirement of food and the calculate according to the age and food recommendation.
To demonstrate the therapeutic diet to the student for various diseases.
Anatomy & Physiology Museum
To learn the Anatomy structure and Physiological functions of the body.
To study each organs with the help of models and charts.
Microbiology / Biochemistry Laboratory
To know the classification of Miceo-Organisms with the help of charts and models.
To know the methods of sterilization and the instruments used for sterilization.
To know the constituents of food, blood with the help of models and charts.
To learn Basic fundamentals of computers.
To HELINET Facilities in Library computer Lab.
To update the latest trends through Internet Faculties.
Computer applications in the nursing profession
Audio and Video Aids
To know about the A.V. Aids which aid in the learning procedure in the nursing field examples models, charts, flash cards, Puppets, OHP, TV, VCD, Slides, CDs, etc.
The library is equipped with latest books, National and International journals in their relevant Disciplines. It accommodates academic activity; ambience for the students such as reading books, journals, programming, and software developments linked by the institute, internet, and reference etc, The Library runs throughout the academic year. The Library is also having the Helinet connection.
The institution runs several of its own buses to and fro Tumkur city for its students and staff. These buses cover the width and breadth of the city, extending the facility meaningfully, saving the precious time of the commuters.
The institution has separate hostel facilities for about 400 girls and 200 boys .Both hostels have boarding facilities based on expenditure sharing. Utmost-care is taken in the hostel to provide hygienic food and water. Strict discipline is maintained in the hostel. There are facilities for indoor games and recreation.