FRCPT Overview

FELLOWSHIP IN RADIOLOGY COURSE FOR PHYSIOTHERAPISTS [FRCPT]

The FRCPT is offered by Digital Teachings Educational Trust, Bangalore, India. The FRCPT course is designed to meet the international standards and practices. 

FRCPT Duration: 6 Months

Mode of Teaching: Live Online Animated

Mode Examination: Live Online Proctored

Number of Live Lectures: 60 Hours

Lecture Schedule: Weekend Lectures

Duration of Live Lecture: 1 hour to 1.30 hours

Instructors: Prof. Dr. Prabhu, Principal, MVM College of Physiotherapy, Bangalore Dr. Anand PT, Director, Healthshare Clinical Services, London, UK, and  Dr. Pawan Kumar PT, Director,  Digital Teachings, Chennai, India.

Language of Instruction: English

Choose your time-zone  &  FRCPT Course Schedule

FRCPT live online course is available in following three time zones now. Applicants can choose any convenient time zones and join the course.

FRCPT Commencement: September 11, 2021

Completion Date: March 10, 2022

Applicants from Eastern Europe & Middle East countries can conveniently choose this time zone, as the live animated lectures will be taken from Dubai, UAE time-zone at 09pm. 

Rome & Cairo: 07 - 08 pm

Vienna, Warsaw, Budapest, Cape Town: 06.30 - 07.30 pm

Moscow, Kyiv, Bucharest: 7.30 - 8.30pm

Athens, Tel Aviv, Istanbul, Riyadh, Amman, Nairobi: 08 - 09 pm

Dubai: 09 - 10 pm

Tehran: 09.30 - 10.30 pm

Kindly choose other time zone below, if this time zone is not convenient for you.

FRCPT Commencement: 11th September, 2021

Completion Date: 10th march 2022

Applicants from India - South Asia can conveniently choose this time zone, as the live animated lectures will be taken from Bangalore, India time-zone at 08.30 pm. 

Your Country Specific Time

New Delhi, Colombo, Bishkek- Kyrgyzstan: 08.30 - 09.30 pm

Aschabad-Turkmenistan, Tashkent-Uzbekistan, Islamabad & Dushanbe-Tajikistan: 08 - 09 pm

Kathmandu: 08.45 - 09.45 pm

Thimphu, Bhutan, Nur-Sultan-Kazakhstan: 09 - 10 pm

Vientiane, Laos, Bangkok, Thailand: 10 - 11 pm

Kindly choose other time zone below, if this time zone is not convenient for you.

FRCPT Commencement: 11th September, 2021

Completion Date: 10th march 2022

Applicants from Austro-Asia countries can conveniently choose this time zone, as the live animated lectures will be taken from Singapore - Hongkong time-zone at 08.30 pm. 

Your Country Specific Lecture Time

Taiwan, Beijing, Hong Kong, Perth, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, & Singapore: 08.30 - 09.30 pm

Jakarta: 07.30 - 08.30 pm

Seoul & Tokyo: 09.30 - 10.30 pm

Adelaide: 10 - 11 pm 

Brisbane: 10.30 - 11.30 pm

Kindly choose other time zone above, if this time zone is not convenient for you.

The program is taught by qualified faculty and has a balanced exposure of both theory and virtual practical training. 

The course will provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively utilize diagnostic imaging in the management of selected conditions seen by physiotherapists.

The curriculum will emphasize patient safety and a physiotherapist’s accountability to ensure effective and appropriate utilization of diagnostic imaging, and facilitate timely access to diagnostic imaging. Curriculum will include, but not be limited to:

  • Understanding imaging technology
  • Patient safety issues and risks when ordering diagnostic imaging
  • Criteria for ordering diagnostic imaging
  • Ethics of the use of diagnostic imaging in physiotherapy practice
  • Using search patterns to understand images
  • Understanding content and relevance of an imaging report
  • Integration of diagnostic imaging findings into practice
  • Understanding cost and utilization issues associated with diagnostic imaging procedures

Frcpt course will includes all aspects of radiology but importance will be given to more of musculoskeletal radiology. Kindly refer detailed syllabus page for more information.

Upon completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Engage in the diagnostic process using orthopedic imaging procedures when appropriate to establish differential diagnoses.
  2. Decide the most appropriate musculoskeletal imaging procedure according to the client presentation and the current best evidence for diagnosis.
  3. Determine the most appropriate radiographic views according to client presentation, current best evidence for diagnosis, and current best evidence for reducing ionizing radiation exposure.
  4. Describe a systematic approach to the analysis of plain film radiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and computed tomography and determine the relevance of visualized pathology to clinical decision-making.
  5. Use evidence-based diagnostic imaging procedures as appropriate to help determine the client who would benefit from physical therapy interventions and the client who requires referral for medical services.
  6. Review diagnostic test studies on musculoskeletal imaging according to evidence-based criteria for validity, including an explanation of radiographic clinical decision rules for orthopedic pathology related to the spine and extremities.
  7. Understand basic & advanced concepts of musculoskeletal image acquisition and interpretation.
  8. Recognize the appearance of normal anatomy and common pathology on musculoskeletal images to facilitate diagnostic accuracy and appropriate intervention strategies and forces.
  9. Effectively educate patients and clients regarding their diagnostic imaging results.  Formulate an enhanced working vocabulary of diagnostic and musculoskeletal imaging terminology and appropriately communicate with other medical professionals using the language of diagnostic imaging.

Most importantly, you will be able to apply the knowledge to your clinical practice immediately!

The course will include direct lectures, mini-online lectures, self-directed study chapters, case studies and online discussions.

  • Online lectures: There will be Approximately 60 Online class room lectures by Prof.Dr.Prabhu and other FRCPT faculties to introduce and elaborate the imaging techniques and its clinical applications.
  • Direct lectures: There will be 80 direct class room lectures by Prof.Dr.Prabhu and other FRCPT faculties to introduce and elaborate the imaging techniques and its clinical applications.
  • Self-directed study chapter: Online lectures will be supplemented by a self-directed study chapter from the course text. Each week, students will be provided with a guided learning sheet and will be expected to work through assigned course text chapters to answer objectives of guided learning questions.
  • Case studies: Case study or case study series with assigned questions will be posted for each course module. Participants will be expected to read case study(s) and work though the assigned questions.
  • Mini-Online discussions (if Required): Will be used for a group discussion of the case study(s) and assigned questions. All on-line discussions will be moderated by the course instructors
  • There will be two proctored exams in this course (can be completed at our officially recognized centers for those outside of Bangalore and there will be a remote proctoring option  too.

Tuition costs

Please refer admission procedures and fee page for more details.




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Testimonials

What our patients say about us

One of best course for physiotherapists to read and interpretation of radiology films. Dr prabhu sir explained very well with 2D and 3D pics with basics of anatomy . The best thing about course is scheduling the classes and giving time to understand more . I recommend this course for every physiotherapist if you are not good at evaluation of radiology films.

S Srinivas
Clinical Physiotherapist, Hydrabad

First time, I attended a course with full of easy animation which made me to understand the radiology ..just like watching a movie....wow....Very good efforts Dr.Prabhu. Kindly include US, if possible.

Dr. Swetha PT,FRCPT
Clinical Physiotherapist, Pune

FRCPT changed my understanding of radiological anatomy & clinical co-relation. This course made my inferences a “knife in butter”.

Dr. T.R.Vivek Reginald, PT, FRCPT, ACO(Osteopathy)
Physioptherapist - Newzone Spine & Joint Clinic

Interpret the radiological finding and to correlate the clinical findings with radiological findings.

Dr.M.S.Pawan Kumar PT, FRCPT, MHSc (Ergo), COMPT
Physiotherapist - RAA Physiotherapy Clinic, Chennai

I would recommend and the teaching methods were most modern and advanced that I have ever seen by that time in 2012  itself

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