Introduction to Chest Physiotherapy and its Techniques

Course Description

Chest Physiotherapy and its techniques.mp4Introduction of the course

This module describes the key concepts of Chest Physio Therapy (CPT). CPT includes postural drainage, chest percussion, vibration, coughing and deep-breathing exercises that is helpful to mobilize or loosen the secretions in the lungs and respiratory tract especially for patients with large amount of secretions or ineffective cough.

The objective of this module is to:

  • Understand the basic concepts of CPT
  • Help nurses gain necessary skill in performing CPT

Instructor: Ms. Deepti Damodaran, Senior Nurse Educator, Bodhi Health Education

Facility: Maharishi Markandeshwar Hospital, Maharishi Markandeshwar University (MMU), Mullana, Ambala


    Details of the Course
    1. Introduction of the course

      The module is divided into two parts:

    Part A- Introduction to CPT
    1. This part of the module explains about

      • Purpose of performing CPT
      • Indications
      • Contraindications
      • Initial assessment of the patient
      • Articles required for performing CPT
      • Postural drainage
      • Percussion
      • Vibration

    Part B- Procedure of CPT
    1. This part of the module deals with the various sites, position and technique of performing CPT.

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