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Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy

World Heart Day

Monday, September 30, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri, Pune |Events


Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri, Pune celebrated “World Heart Day” following the theme “PREVENTION” on 30th September 2019. Cardiopulmonary Lab had organized several events targeting different populations, spreading awareness on how to prevent heart diseases. Poster presentation competition was conducted in Dr. D. Y. Patil Hospital OPD from 10 am to 1 pm. Undergraduate and Postgraduate BPT students presented and explained posters to all patients coming to OPD premises. The competition was judged by Mrs. Rupali Salve, Principal, Dr. D. Y. Patil Nursing College, Pimpri, Pune. The poster presentation event was visited by Honourable Mrs. Bhagyashree P. Patil, Vice Chairman, Dr. D Y Patil Vidyapeeth Society, and was very much appreciated by her. In noon session, awareness lecture on “How to Prevent Heart Diseases” was conducted for the employees of Climate Control, ERC Dept, TATA MOTORS, Pimpri, targeting sedentary population. This session was headed by Dr. Mayura Deshmukh and postgraduate cardio and sports elective students. Awareness lecture was followed by Chair Aerobics Session, which was enjoyed by all the employees of the Department. Quiz competition for first-year BPT students was conducted in College, coordinated by Dr. Mayuri Shah and Post Graduate Students. Students of 1ST BPT took part very enthusiastically and sportingly in the competition. Blood pressure assessment was carried out for patients coming in Physiotherapy OPD in Morning and Afternoon session. Certificates were distributed to the winners of poster presentation competition and quiz competition as a token of appreciation. Overall this World Heart Day was eventful, every individual associated with this celebration, worked very hard to make the event successful. As a team everybody was enthusiastic and it was a creative learning experience.

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