Conferences / Workshops / Seminars / Lectures

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1 17th to 22nd October 2019 Pre and Post-Conference Workshop, 3rd International Physiotherapy Conference 2019 on Lifestyle Modification for Fitness: A Key of 21st Century”, World Physiotherapy Congress KMPIP took part in the 3rd International physiotherapy conference 2019 with the theme “Lifestyle Modification for fitness: A key of 21st Century”, World Physiotherapy Congress from 17th to 22nd October 2019 organized by Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidhyapeeth, Udaipur, Rajasthan as academic partner.
The pre and post-conference workshops on “Clinical Pathways of Management of Shoulder Dysfunction” by Dr. Safdar Ali Syed, Physiotherapist, and MSK- Sonographer and injection therapist- MSK Service London, and “Application of Biomechanical Bellia system taping” by Prof. Bellia Rosarion, President, Italian Kinesiology Taping Association respectively were held at KMPIP wherein more than 120 delegates participated enthusiastically. The main conference was held at Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidhyapeeth, Udaipur, Rajasthan where faculty participated as resource persons and presented papers.
2 17th March 2019 State Level Hands-on workshop on "Cancer Rehabilitation The resource person for the workshop was Dr. Shailendra Mehta who is a cancer rehabilitation specialist, preventive oncology specialist, and lymphedema therapist (UK). A total of 63 delegates including practicing Physiotherapists, Postgraduate students, Interns, final-year and third-year students along with faculty members attended the workshop. The delegates participated from various colleges throughout the state.
3 16th & 17th February 2018 Innovations in Teaching Learning Methods in Health Professions Education More than 100 delegates including faculty from physiotherapy, nursing, dental, and medical from various parts of the country attended the conference and presented their research work in the form of an E-poster.

Other Activities

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1 22nd November, 2019 to 31st March, 2020 Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan The institute has associated with SSA (Gujarat) (22nd November 2019 to 31st March 2020) in providing resource persons from our institute to their resource rooms located in various blocks of the Anand district. In this program, our therapists treat the children with disabilities visiting the resource rooms every Friday.
2 26th to 28th February 2020 5th Inter Physio Sports League (IPSL)-2020 5th IPSL was hosted by KMPIP.
- 8 physiotherapy colleges took part with more than 600 students in 6 games: chess, carom, table tennis, badminton, volleyball, and cricket.
- Shri Nayan Mongia (Former Indian cricketer) gave his presence as chief guest during the inaugural ceremony.
- Torch run and March pass was done by students.
- IPSL anthem dance was performed to enhance their sports spirit
- Winners of KMPIP:
Chess (girls) – Hetvi Desai
Table tennis (girls) – Kshama Bhakta, Drashti Patel & Zeena Patel
Badminton (girls) – Ayushi Vasava, Khushi Vyas,
Riddhi Vaghela
3 2nd to 4th March 2019 1st Gujarat Physio Cricket League (GPCL) KMPIP initiated GPCL 2020 wherein around 10 cricket teams took part from various districts of Gujarat. KMPIP secured 2nd position in this league.
4 3rd December 2019 World disability day - Theme “V 4 U” under the core theme of “Positive Attitude Towards Persons with Disabilities”.
- Cultural event for around 450 persons with disabilities from 7 schools of Anand and Vidyanagar district including Mitra Rehabilitation Centre, Gurukrupa Special School, Andhjan Mandal, Saathi Special School, Deepa Academy, and our Pediatric NPT
- Participation by school and college students without having any disabilities to promote social inclusiveness
- Unified photography and Poster making competition was organized on the adopted theme, sponsored by Rashikbhai Patel from Borsad, Inner Wheel Club, Rotary Club Vidyanagar, and JCI Club Anand.
5 20th November 2019 Unified Garba This year with the message of social inclusiveness and oneness, the students of Gurukrupa Special School were invited for the night. The Raas and dance by the specially-abled kids rightly justified the theme - Ability Beyond Disability.
6 13th October, 2019 Special Olympics Khel Mahakumbh - Various sports events like volleyball, softball, bocce, long jump and running, etc. for approximately 300 children with disabilities
- A training workshop for parents and teachers of these children
7 8th September 2019 World PT day - E-poster competition
- Special talk on “Suicide Prevention” by the Department of Psychiatry
- Career guidance seminar on the scope of physiotherapy and Physiotherapy as a career in high schools of Anand district
- Poster competition for the U. G. students on the topic 'Pain - Friend or Foe?’
- A seminar on Ergonomics and its need in the field of Physiotherapy
- Physiotherapy camp at Lambhvel, Anand
8 29th to 31st July 2019 Special Olympics training In collaboration with Special Olympics Anand, Special Olympics coaches training program was held by the institute.
9 24th to 29th July 2019 Vrukshotsav To cherish the memories of the foundation of the Charutar Arogya Mandal and to serve humanity by contributing to saving Mother Earth, “Vrukshotsav”- A week-long tree plantation celebration was held at campus wherein 1000 trees at various locations on the campus were planted to contribute to the Green Movement, thereby offering healthy and green environment; not only to our patients but to each and every member of the Mandal. KMPIP along with other institutions of the Mandal actively participated in this initiative.
10 21st June 2019 International Yoga Day - Inauguration of “Therapeutic Yoga Clinic”
- A live session of yoga for faculty and students, addressed by our Prime Minister
- Yoga session by a professional yoga practitioner
- A meditation session and awareness talk on the importance of meditation
- A special yoga session by Mr. Mukesh Dave for patients attending
physiotherapy OPDs, 20 patients took benefit of this session.
11 4th June 2019 World Environment Day A symposium and a poster presentation
- Plenary session on “Role of Satellite-based measurements in understanding global warming and Climate change” by Dr. R P Singh, SAC, ISRO
- Lecture on “Effect of Global warming and Climate change on monsoon & agriculture” by Dr. Vyas Pandey, AAU, Anand
- Session on “Environmental Sensitization” by Shri Dhaval Patel, VNC
- A mime performance by students of KMPIP on “Save Water”
- A panel discussion by the organizing committee on “Steps towards better environment/ sustainable future”
12 27th to 30th May 2019 Special Olympics Bharat- youth summit 2019 - Various sports events for players with intellectual disabilities were held viz unified football, unified volleyball, bocce, wall of inclusion, and various fun activities.
- A panel discussion for improving the skills of young athletes was held during the inaugural ceremony.
- A mentoring session for encouragement of youth leaders and young athletes was also held to explain the role of mentors in Special Olympics.
- Future planning with the help of mentors was carried out by the youth leaders and coordinators to conduct a UNIFIED SPORTS TRAINING PROGRAM & GUJARAT UNIFIED FOOTBALL LEAGUE.
- K M Patel Institute of Physiotherapy Received, “ESPN UNIFIED CHAMPION SCHOOL DISTINCTION AWARD”.
13 27th March 2019 Oath Taking Ceremony Outgoing interns (2014-2019) were awarded internship completion and course completion certificates, certificates for the best seminar, and project presentations. The oath was taken by all the interns
14 22nd March 2019 1st State Level Inter College Quiz Competition- Junior and Senior Category Total teams participated: 76 (Three students per team) Winners and Runners-up were awarded Electrotherapeutic equipment (sponsored by “MediPulse”)/cash prizes, trophies, and certificates.
15 17th to 28th March 2019 Physio Pulse 2019 A week-long institutional annual function Physio- Pulse 2019 was organized with the theme “V 4 U” under the core theme “ABILITY BEYOND DISABILITY and EACH ONE TEACH ONE” wherein various co-curricular and extracurricular activities were conducted:
- Hands-on workshop for lymphedema management for cancer rehabilitation
- Inaugural ceremony
- 1st State level Intercollege quiz competition
- Celebration of various days like group day, white and black, tribute to the army, traditional day, denim day, etc.
- Cultural competition was organized in which solo and duet Singing, Dancing (solo, duet & group), Poetry writing, Pot painting, Cooking without fire, Rangoli, Craft and decoration, Hair styling, etc.
- Literature competitions like Perfect personality, Photography, Minute to win it, Spell bee, etc.
- Sports events like fun cricket, tug of war, bottle race, musical chair, dodgeball, etc.
- Special Olympics- This event was held at the district level wherein more than 200 participants took part from various different special schools and institutions.
- Grand Finale: The students were awarded for their academic excellence and for their participation in various events held as a part of this annual function. Cultural events including the dance and skit performances by our students also included the dance performances by the specially-abled patients from various special schools viz. Gurukrupa Academy, Mitra Rehabilitation, Andhjaan Mandal, Sathi School, Tarapur school, and Bachpan NGO. The most prestigious thing for any student is the award for the best outgoing student, which is the Gold medal. This year the Gold medal was awarded to Mr. Jeet Patel (Batch 2014).
- Unified fashion show: To promote social inclusiveness, the institute created a platform to bring oneness between people with disabilities and people without disabilities. The students and faculty of KMPIP organized a unified fashion show for persons with disabilities where one normal student did a ramp walk with another child with a disability which was a heartening scene to witness.
16 8th March 2019 International Women's Day 1. Ante Natal Classes (ANC) for pregnant women
2. Poster competition and display on the theme ' Balance for Better
3. Lecture and Demo classes for post-natal women in the Gynecology ward pm
4. Gayatri Hawan in the department
17 21st January to 27th January, 2019 A Week-long NSS Camp Physiotherapy camps Medical Camps
- Dental, Medicine, OBG Dental & Hand Hygiene educational talk in primary school Quit Tobacco campaign
- Educational talk, skit, rally Yoga and Meditation Woman's health promotion and body composition analysis at school Women’s empowerment
- skit and video Signature campaign Krupa/Jan Arogya yojana awareness and registration Traffic Awareness
– rally and talk Awareness program on DM and HTN- skit
18 3rd December 2018 World Disability Day - Cultural events for children and patients with disabilities along with participants from Mitra Rehabilitation Centre, Mogri; Deepa Academy, Tarapur; Sathi rehabilitation center, Borsad, and Gurukrupa Mandal
- A poster competition on the theme “V for U”
- Forum discussion (7th December 2018) on the following themes:
1. Environmental barriers
2. Attitude of the PWD toward normal
3. Attitude of the normal towards the PWD
4. Government schemes and Policies
19 31st October 2018 Khel Mahakumbh 300 differently-abled athletes participated in various sports events
20 8th September 2018 World Physiotherapy Day - Theme-based poster competition
- Fitness assessment for geriatric population and education at Geriatric club, V V Nagar
- Theme-based talk by Dr. Himanshu Sharma, Head, Department of Psychiatry
- Carrier guidance seminar for physiotherapy for higher secondary school children at Shivam International school, Valasan
- Special treatment sessions for mentally challenged patients in collaboration with the psychiatry department, SKH
21 21st June 2018 International Yoga Day Celebration - Yoga session for students and faculty of CAM
- Awareness sessions on the importance of yoga
- A special session for patients with disabilities attending physiotherapy OPD
22 24th June 2018 Inter Physio Staff Sports League (IPSSL) – I Various indoor and outdoor sports events viz. Badminton, Table tennis, Carom, Chess, cricket, Satodiyu, Basketball, etc for the faculty of various physiotherapy institutes of Anand-Kheda district along with their family members
23 5th June 2018 World Environmental Day - Plastic-Free campus
- KMPIP along with other institutions of CAM celebrated this day by making the environment Plastic Free in and around the campus.
- Poster competition- 1st position
- Slogan competition- 2nd runners-up
24 21st March 2018 Khelo India- a Special Olympic for Differently Abled More than 150 athletes participated in various sports events viz. 100M and 200m races, football, volleyball, throw-ball, short-put, bocce, badminton, table tennis, etc.
25 9th March to 16th March, 2018 Physio-Pulse 2018 Theme: “Challenging the Challenge – Ability Beyond Disability & Each One Teach One” - Inauguration ceremony
- Cultural and Literature events
- Special Olympics
- Sports events
- 1st Inter-college Quiz competition
- Grand Finale (16th March 2018)