Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 8; Issue 6 (December 2020)

Page No.: 3715-3722

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijpr.2020.185


Omkr Samant *, G.D. Vishnu Vardhan.

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam College of Physiotherapy, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni BK, Maharashtra, India.

Address for Correspondence: Dr. Omkr Samant. PT., Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam College of Physiotherapy, Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Loni BK, Maharashtra, India. Contact No: 8830284698 E-Mail: dromkr.physio@gmail.com


Background: Physiotherapists work in a health care situation of constant rising complexity and rapid change and demands for accountability, of careful examination from both internal and external sources. In such situations, the ability to respond appropriately to these pressures is critical, not only for professional growth but also for professional survival. New generations of emerging physiotherapists require more than a solid foundation of clinical skills. They require a proper educational foundation that is reinforced with good attributes, attitude and skills that will help them in building their profession as well as their professional practice. Clinical Teaching is very important in preparing Physiotherapists for working with patients and it has long been recognized as a necessary part of Physiotherapy education.

Context & Purpose of the study: The present study included 200 participants from 1st year there were around 52 students with average score of 106.63, 2nd year with around 55 students with average score of 106.13, 3rd year with around 22 students with average score of 107.9, 4th year with 71 students with average score of 104.39.

Results: The result shows mean value of 105.75 and SD value of 12.80654. The result concluded that the Perception of Undergraduate Physiotherapy Students towards Clinical Attributes and Clinical Teaching is Good according to the gradings.

Conclusion: The present study concluded that the Perception of Undergraduate Physiotherapy Students of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam College of Physiotherapy is Good. Overall, Undergraduate Physiotherapy Students rated the clinical teaching attributes of their teachers highly, and they were also satisfied and felt positively challenged during their clinical rotations.

Key words: Perception, Clinical Attributes, Clinical Teaching, Undergraduate Students.


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Cite this article: Omkr Samant, G.D. Vishnu Vardhan. PERCEPTION OF UNDERGRADUATE PHYSIOTHERAPY STUDENTS TOWARDS CLINICAL ATTRIBUTES & CLINICAL TEACHING. Int J Physiother Res 2020;8(6):3715-3722. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2020.185