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Quality Assurance System in IndianPhysiotherapy Education: A Missing Link?   Presented at Singapore Physiotherapy Associat...
physiokhatri@gmail.com   2
Introduction•   Academic standards•   Number of students•   481 universities•   Quality issues•   Current status          ...
physiokhatri@gmail.com   4
Methods•   Research design: Survey•   Participants: Physiotherapists•   Sample size:500•   Instrument: Mixed questionnaire...
physiokhatri@gmail.com   6
Results69.2% response rate92% heard about QAS87% non existing in Physiotherapy100 % helpful100% no regulatory council93% a...
physiokhatri@gmail.com   8
100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10  0      Response rate   Heard         Non exist           Helpful   Govt. Attitude         ...
physiokhatri@gmail.com   10
Discussion•   Quality is complex•   Ranking, funding, infrastructure, faculty•   A single system•   Hardly any study (Muza...
physiokhatri@gmail.com   12
Conclusion• Quality assurance of Indian Physiotherapy academic  programs is highly perceived as non existing or ineffectiv...
Quality is presence of value and not absence of mistake!                      QAS in Indian Physiotherapy     14
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Quality in Physiotherapy Education

  1. 1. Quality Assurance System in IndianPhysiotherapy Education: A Missing Link? Presented at Singapore Physiotherapy Association National Congress2012 Dr. SUBHASH KHATRI, Ph.D. Principal, College of Physiotherapy Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, LONI, INDIA 413 736 www.pravara.com
  2. 2. physiokhatri@gmail.com 2
  3. 3. Introduction• Academic standards• Number of students• 481 universities• Quality issues• Current status QAS in Indian Physiotherapy 3
  4. 4. physiokhatri@gmail.com 4
  5. 5. Methods• Research design: Survey• Participants: Physiotherapists• Sample size:500• Instrument: Mixed questionnaires• Procedure: email/snail mail QAS in Indian Physiotherapy 5
  6. 6. physiokhatri@gmail.com 6
  7. 7. Results69.2% response rate92% heard about QAS87% non existing in Physiotherapy100 % helpful100% no regulatory council93% attitude of government QAS in Indian Physiotherapy 7
  8. 8. physiokhatri@gmail.com 8
  9. 9. 100 90 80 70 60 50 40 30 20 10 0 Response rate Heard Non exist Helpful Govt. Attitude QAS in Indian Physiotherapy 9
  10. 10. physiokhatri@gmail.com 10
  11. 11. Discussion• Quality is complex• Ranking, funding, infrastructure, faculty• A single system• Hardly any study (Muzar N 2011)• Infancy and Government• Awareness• Limitations QAS in Indian Physiotherapy 11
  12. 12. physiokhatri@gmail.com 12
  13. 13. Conclusion• Quality assurance of Indian Physiotherapy academic programs is highly perceived as non existing or ineffective – link is missing? QAS in Indian Physiotherapy 13
  14. 14. Quality is presence of value and not absence of mistake! QAS in Indian Physiotherapy 14

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