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FIRST YEAR BPT

 

  1. Evidence Based Physiotherapy I

 Objectives: At the end of the course the candidate shall be able to

Define Evidence Based Practice

Conduct search for evidence using keywords

 Identify the different databases

Contents

  1. Introduction to Evidence Based Practice: Definitions, Evidence Based Practice, Evidence Based Physiotherapy Practice.
  2. Concepts of Evidence based Physiotherapy: Awareness, Consultation, Judgment and Creativity.
  3. Development of Evidence based knowledge in the Individual Professional, Professionals within a discipline, and Professionals across disciplines.

Theory 30 Credits

Topic related assignments in evidence based physiotherapy.

Practical 20 Credits

Searching for the Evidence, Identifying different sources of evidence, Electronic Bibliographic databases and World Wide Web, Conducting a literature search, Step by-step search for evidence (20 Credits)

 

 

SECOND YEAR BPT

 

  1. Evidence Based Physiotherapy II*

OBJECTIVES

At the end of course student shall be able to

Describe the levels of evidence

Formulate PICO for a given clinical scenario

Appraise the evidence

Describe the stages of systematic review

 

CONTENTS

Evaluating the levels of evidence/ Classification; Levels of evidence in research using quantitative methods, Levels of evidence classification system, the critical review of research using qualitative methods, RCT and blinding, searching for evidence, Formation of PICO

Systematically reviewing the evidence: Stages of systematic reviews,introduction to Meta analysis and The Cochrane collaboration.

 

Theory 30 Credits

Topic related assignments in evidence based physiotherapy.

 

Practical 20 Credits

Searching for the Evidence, Evaluating the evidence, Levels of evidence and Meta analysis (20 Credits)

 

THIRD YEAR BPT

 

  1. Evidence Based Physiotherapy III*

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, the candidate shall be able to:

  • Measure outcomes in evidence based practice
  • Describe briefly about critically appraisal of articles.
  • Communicate effectively to stake holders about evidence based practice

 

CONTENTS

 

  1. Measuring outcomes in Evidence Based Practice, Measuring Health Outcomes,Measuring clinical outcomes, Inferential statistics and Causation.
  1. Using the evidence: Building evidence in practice; Critically Appraised Topics (CATs), CAT format, Using CATs, Drawbacks of CATs.
  1. Communicating evidence to clients, managers and funders: Effectively communicating evidence, Evidence based communication in the face of uncertainty, Evidence based communication opportunities in everyday practice.

 

Theory 30 Credits

Topic related assignments in evidence based physiotherapy.

 

Practical 20 Credits

Evidence based practice under supervision in clinic (10 Credits)

Attending minimum one state level / national level workshop / conference on recent issues (10 Credits)

 

FINAL YEAR BPT

 

  1. Evidence Based Physiotherapy IV*

OBJECTIVES

At the end of the course, the candidate shall be able to:

Search for evidence, evaluate the recent evidence and apply the evidence for clinical purpose.

Theory 20 Credits

Topic related assignments in evidence based physiotherapy. (10 Credits)

Topic related seminars / CAT in evidence based physiotherapy. (10 Credits)

Practical 30 Credits

Evidence based practice under supervision in clinic (10 Credits)

Attending minimum one state level / national level workshop / conference on recent issues (10 Credits)

Presenting poster / paper in state / national level conference (10 Credits)

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