450 Divyang children from the Anand District take part in world disability day function. K M Patel Institute of Physiotherapy College of Bhaikaka University observed the International Day for Persons with Disabilities on 3rd December. 450 Divyang children from 7 schools and 20 institutes of Anand and Vidyanagar took part . Provost , Bhaikaka University Dr Utpala Kharod, Registrar Shri Harish Desai and Principal of KMPIP Dr Harihara Prakash were remained present during the function. A photography and poster making competition was organized at all levels viz., schools, colleges, organizations on the adopted theme and the best two in each category are awarded. Children also participated wholeheartedly in cultural activities.
The orientation program of first Postgraduate batch [MPT] of KM Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, Bhaikaka University, began on 2nd July, 2020. The Provost – Dr. Utpala Kharod, Registrar – Dr. Harish Desai, Controller of Academics – Dr. Swapnil Agarwal, Principal of KMPIP – Dr. R Harihara Prakash and other faculty members remained present and inspired the newly admitted students. The week long orientation program will create an awareness among the students about the academic and clinical practices of the course.
K M Patel Institute of Physiotherapy a constituent of Bhaikaka University celebrated International Physiotherapy Day on 8th Sept, 2021 with the theme “Rehabilitation and Long COVID”, which revolves around bringing up awareness about signs and symptoms of post covid and how physiotherapy plays a significant role in Long COVID rehabilitation. In the morning at the institute, The Principal, Dr. R Harihara Prakash lauded the dedication and commitment of all doctors, caregivers and students. Rangoli and E-poster competition was also organized. Earlier, a Community Camp was held on 7th September in rural area, Ghunteli of Anand. Around 55 patients were assessed and treated. Awareness about how to combat post covid symptoms was delivered with demonstration and lecture sessions.
On 13th October 2019, KMPIP organized Special Olympics Khel Mahakumbh on the PSMC campus were 300 children with disabilities registered themselves in different sports like volleyball, softball, bocci, long jump and running, etc.
The farewell function for the graduating batch [BPT] of KM Patel Institute of Physiotherapy, Bhaikaka University was held on 1st July 2020 at Bhikhabhai Auditorium. Twenty seven graduates took the oath.
On this occasion Dr. Kshama Bhakta was awarded gold medal for her best performances in academics, sports and cultural activities. Dr. Rutvi Patel and Dr. Vaishali Barvalia were awarded first and second rank for academic excellence. The Provost - Dr. Utpala Kharod, Registrar - Dr. Harish Desai, Principal - Dr. Harihara Prakash, PSMC Dean - Dr. Himanshu Pandya and Nursing college Principal - Smt. Raksha Parmar also remained present.
The orientation program for fellowship program on Onco-Rehabilitation and Cardiac rehabilitation was conducted for three days from 21/06/2021 to 23/06/2021 via online (ZOOM platform) in the afternoon session between 3:00pm to 5:00pm.
On the first day, Dr. Utapala Kharod, Provost, Bhaikaka University gave his inaugural speech. Followed by that Dr. R. Harihara Prakash had talked to fellows regarding the fellowship program introduction & objectives and its need in the current era. Virtual tour of Charutar Arogya Mandal, Cancer and Cardiac centre of our campus was done by Mr. Nigam from the HR department. The course co-coordinators of both courses introduced the team members to the fellows. Dr. Manish Tiwari, Cardiac surgeon and Dr. Ragunandan, Oncosurgeon had given talks on importance of rehabilitation in cardiology and oncology respectively.
On day 2, Mr. Nilang orientated the fellows for IT learning tools – hands on experience which was followed by a talk by Dr. Shweta Parikh wherein she briefed about evidence based practice and its importance. Day 2 ended with a motivational session on professionalism & ethics by Principal Dr. R. Harihara Prakash.
Day 3 was started with a talk by Dr. Daxa Mishra and Dr. Nirav Vaghela on interdisciplinary practices and literature search respectively. At the end, Dr. Ashish and Dr. Jigar talked about the course modules and its contents in brief.
After that, feedback on orientation programs were taken from fellows which were responded by each candidate & mentioned that the entire program was informative, well organized as well as satisfactory for all of them. Also, few fellows have mentioned that offline sessions can be more days.
With reference to the advertisement dated 9th May, 2020 for the admission of Postgraduate course in Physiotherapy (MPT) at KMPIP, the applications were received form registered BPT graduates of recognised colleges. The online entrance test for the same was held on 28th May, 2020 for the eligible candidates and the counseling session for the admission was held on 1st June, 2020 as per the merit list. The eligible candidates were offered the seats as per their choice of speciality and the remaining candidates are wait-listed. The regular classes for the same will be commensed from 2nd July, 2020.
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