International Educational Tour at “Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Center” (SIRC) & “Special Education and Rehabilitation Center for disabled children” (SERC), Nepal

Posted on June 2nd, 2021 @ 02:51pm

Students and faculties of School of Physiotherapy, RK University visited “Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre (SIRC)” at Nepal from 24th to 26th July 2017 & “Special Education and Rehabilitation Centre for Disabled Children (SERC)” at Nepal on 27th, 29th & 30th July 2017.

In at SIRC, students were educated mainly about various Neurological assessment of SCI, Nursing management of SCI focusing on Bladder and bowel management, Pressure ulcer and autonomic dysreflexia management, Functional outcome of SCI, PT management observation in gym, Wheelchair skills and transfer techniques, Wheelchair assessment and prescription according to WHO guidelines, Assistive devices from local resources, Role and importance of multidisciplinary team, ICF goal setting with patient, family and MDT.

While visiting SERC, Students had an opportunity to learn about the methods of educating the disabled children, Feeding techniques, Ergonomics and Prescription of special chairs, Women’s health, etc… Dr. Amit Sharma and Dr. Krupa Raithatha accompanied students for international educational tour.