Master of Professional Practice in Pediatrics (MPT Pediatrics) course college Dehradun

Course Overview

School School of Paramedical & Allied Health Sciences
Eligibility BPT with aggregate 50% marks
Duration 2 Years
Admission Process On the basis of Entrance Exam /Merit

Syllabus 2021-22   Syllabus 2017-18

MPT is a field of pediatric physical therapy that focuses on the needs of children. Children need regular physical activity to develop their strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination. It is important for children to get 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise each day, and physical therapy can modify exercises for children with chronic conditions and disabilities. Here are some benefits of MPT for children. The first benefit is that it can help prevent injuries.

The MPT program emphasizes the early detection of problems and the development of children's motor skills. Students who graduate with this degree have good job prospects. If you are interested in a career in physiotherapy, MPT pediatrics is the right choice for you. A few colleges offer this degree, so it's worth considering it.

Children who have physical disabilities often require physical therapy. Physiotherapists specialize in helping children with disabilities improve their motor skills. They improve their mobility, balance, and endurance. Pediatric physical therapists help children develop the skills necessary to play and live a healthy life. These benefits are often overlooked. But physical therapists can also use creative techniques to help children. And while physical therapy for children can be uncomfortable, it can make the experience enjoyable.

  • Graduates can become Osteopathic Lecturers,
  • Therapist Managers,
  • Research Assistants,
  • Self Employed Private Physiotherapists, among other jobs.
  • Special schools
  • Pediatrics rehabilitation center

Why study the Master of Physiotherapy Studies?

This program will equip you with the theoretical knowledge, skills and professional attributes necessary for careers in physiotherapy. Physiotherapists treat the reactions and responses of the body to injury, disease or abnormalities in development. They are key health professionals in the prevention of injury.

Physiotherapy often involves:

  • Assisting in the physical management of the cardio-respiratory system
  • Improving balance and motor control for better performance and function
  • Physical methods to control pain
  • Promotion of motor development and coordination
  • Therapeutic exercise for impaired muscle systems.
  • Choose the Master of Physiotherapy Studies and you will graduate with an integrated body of knowledge and the clinical abilities, problem-solving skills and professional attributes to provide competent physiotherapy service in a wide range of contexts. You will also commit to self-learning and professional growth, and be able to adapt to change and respond to challenge. You will gain extensive practical experience in hospitals and clinics, both off and on campus.
What we can study?

You will commence in this program with an introduction to the fundamental knowledge relating to professional issues, communication, physiotherapy examination and treatment techniques.

In the subsequent semesters, you will be exposed to the theoretical, practical and research aspects of musculoskeletal, cardiothoracic and neurological physiotherapy across the lifespan before undertaking supervised practice to develop their core competencies and ethical and professional behaviours necessary to function as a physiotherapist.

What are career prospects?

  • Corporate hospitals
  • Rehabilitation centres, polyclinics
  • Training institutions in India and abroad
  • Private practice
  • Research.
  • Research component?
  • All students learn to be consumers, collaborators and generators of physiotherapy-related research, completing courses covering health sciences research and a research project. Students integrate this into an evidence-based practice approach to clinical practice spanning from information literacy to knowledge translation.

Program Outcome (POs)

Knowledge: Better understanding of the structures & physiological studies of mechanical, physical & biochemical functions of human body along with their functions of major body systems and its pathology.
The programme support to understand about the basic concepts of exercise physiology and nutrition, energy, work and power.
Development of knowledge regarding responses to exercise in various systems of the body like respiratory, cardiovascular, acid base balance ,hormonal systems.
Practical application: to describe the concept of posture and function of joints and muscles. Prescribed to correct impairments, restore muscular and skeletal functions, improvement in gait and balance , prevention and promotion of health, wellness & fitness
Skills: Facilitate muscle relaxation, prevention of atrophy, muscle rehabilitation and re-education by electrical muscle stimulations
Design : Evaluate skilled movement patterns which can be employed for many different purposes including pain reduction & functional improvement using various force systems and different types of exercise trainings.
Basics: reacquire the knowledge of mobilization, strengthening, conditioning and fitness enhancement for neuromuscular control. Gained knowledge through pharmacological studies which provides significant positive impact on human health.
Clinical enhancement: Understand the mechanism of injuries and learn how to implant exercise prescription. Focused on assessing and treating patient with neurological disorders. Understand patient’s conditions related to shoulder,elbow,hand injuries etc.
Recognize various pathomechanics of different complexes of joints and its management and prevention.
Skill Practise: Treatment and rehabilitate of musculoskeletal systems that has been subject to injury and trauma, Gain maximum potential,independence and optimize the quality of life in patient with neurological conditions by introducing importance of gait and its analysis.
Develop awareness of bioengineering concepts in rehabilitation.Introducing various concepts of manual therapy techniques and advanced electrotherapy in treating patients.
Skill enhancing through research methodology,biosatatics,educational technology and computers.

Program Specific Outcome (PSO)

Analyse and interprete various sports injuries, patho-mechanics and apply appropriate therapeutic techniques on and off field.
Modify and devise various exercises for sports personnel and prevent injuries by applying proper dynamics during play.
Analyse the effect of therapeutic modalities,indications & contraindications to ensure safety and carry out proper management in both acute and long standing injury condition.
Enhance student’s research ability through dissertation that will help in the course of degree pursuance

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