Perspective of Final Year Physiotherapy Students and Interns on Cardio - Respiratory Physiotherapy as a Career Choice in MaharshtraJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.10, No. 11)
Publication Date: 2021-11-05
Authors : Divya Sagar Ranka; Sambhaji Gunjal;
Page : 382-385
Keywords : Physiotherapy; Cardio respiratory physiotherapy; career;
Background: Various studies done by the researchers which shows that there are many influencing factors on final year physiotherapy students and Interns on choosing cardio respiratory physiotherapy as a career choice. Materials and Method: The Questionnaire was sent to Final year Physiotherapy students and Interns in Maharashtra using simple random sampling. The consent form was included in the questionnaire sent by Google forms by connecting to them through social media.306 students took part in the survey. They agreed to the informed consent and were included based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. The questionnaire was sent through social platform. The data was collected from the Google forms it was documented and interpreted. Statistical analysis was done by tally method and graph presentation. Result: The questionnaire included various questions related to interest of students in cardio respiratory, impact of COVID - 19, factors influencing students to choose cardio respiratory physiotherapy as a career choice. The results showed that majority of students were not interested in perceiving cardio respiratory physiotherapy as a career, due to various reasons as highlighted in the study. Conclusion: Final year Students and interns of physiotherapy are getting affected by the influence of mentors, Practice setting, future of a good financial career and many more, for the choice of career. Cardio respiratory physiotherapy as a budding field for helping individuals in difficult times.
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