Prospectus

B. Sc., PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT

OBJECTIVES : To train students in the clinical and technological aspects of medical care with a good scientific foundation. These students will be in a position to competently assist the Physician or Surgeon, especially in high-tech medical procedures to cater to the health care industry globally.

DURATION : 3 years +1year internship

MODE OF SELECTION : Entrance Exam & Interview

ELIGIBILITY : +2

JOB OPPORTUNITY : First assistant to doctors / surgeons in OPD, Operation Theatre. They can also function as perfusionists and in the Medical and Pharma Industries.

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry Medicine & Pharmacology Cardiology & Cardiac Surgery , Neurology
Introduction To Computers Pediatrics & Geriatrics, Clinical Microbiology Nephrology / Pulmonology, Gastroenterology & Orthopedics
Technical Writing/Spoken English Patient Oriented Communication Skills Surgery/ Equipments / Anesthesiology, Obstetrics & Gynecology / In-service Training Iii (Surgical Department Rotation)
In-service Training I (Lab Rotation) In-service Training Ii (Clinical Department Rotation)

B. Sc., MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY

OBJECTIVES : The course forms the background for students planning to work in health care institutions or service agencies that provide assistance to the people with medical problems and or disabilities.

DURATION : 3 Years +1year internship

MODE OF SELECTION : Entrance Exam

ELIGIBILITY : +2

JOB OPPORTUNITY : Public Relation Assistants in Government, Non-Government organizations and research assistant’s investigators in market survey and research organization’s Social and Preventive Medicine Departments in Medical Colleges. Counselors, patients’ relations assistants, Front office. Secretaries in Hospitals, and Content writers, Medical Journalists and also in Medical Tourism.

HIGHER STUDIES : M. Sc-Medical Sociology, M.Phil, Ph.D. Master in Public Health, Master in Epidemiology

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Anatomy & Physiology Medical Sociology Medical Sociology – II
Foundation of Sociology and Cultural Anthropology Social Problems and Medical Social work Medical Ethics, Legal Aspects and human rights
Social & Health Psychology Community Health and Social Medicine Management Principles and Hospital Operations
Medical Terminology and Coding Social Research Methods and Statistics Disaster Management and Environmental Studies
English - -
Introduction to Computers - -

B.Sc., OPERATION THEATRE & ANESTHESIA TECHNOLOGY

OBJECTIVES : The Anesthesia Technology programme is designed to prepare students to assist the anesthesiologist and nurse anesthetist with the preparation of the equipment and supplies needed to deliver anesthesia to patients with supervision. The programme focuses on teaching students to maintain and troubleshoot anesthesia equipment and maintain a clear work environment.

DURATION : 3 Years +1year internship

MODE OF SELECTION : Entrance Exam

ELIGIBILITY : +2

JOB OPPORTUNITY : Anesthesia Technician in the Operation Rooms, Intensive Care Units and Labor suites of Hospitals.

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Anatomy Applied Anatomy and Physiology Basics of surgery
Physiology Clinical Pharmacology CSSD Procedures
Biochemistry Clinical Microbiology Regional anesthetic techniques
Pathology Medical Ethics Anesthesia for specialty Surgeries
Computer Skills Medicine outline Basic Intensive care
English Principles of Anesthesia
Principles Of Management Basic Anesthetic techniques
Hospital Orientation & Training

B.Sc., CARDIO PULMONARY PERFUSION CARE TECHNOLOGY

OBJECTIVES : To perform tests on patients to evaluate lung function and vascular health. Cardiopulmonary technicians and technologists work alongside doctors to study lung and blood vessel disorders in patients

DURATION : 3 Years +1year internship

MODE OF SELECTION : Entrance Exam

ELIGIBILITY : +2

JOB OPPORTUNITY : As technician he/she can perform diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems of patients to aid physician in diagnosis and treatment of heart, lung, and blood vessel disorders. Prepares patient for test and explains procedures to obtain cooperation and reassure patient

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Anatomy Pharmacology Introduction to Surgery & CSSD
Physiology Microbiology Cardio-Pulmonary Bypass and its Complications
Biochemistry Pathology Principles of Perfusion Technology
Pathology Principles of Perfusion Technology
Basics of Computer

B.Sc., DIALYSIS TECHNOLOGY

OBJECTIVES : To provide a thorough understanding on dialysis technology and impart skills in handling dialysis machine and the various procedures related to the management of patients attending nephrology services in the hospital.

DURATION : 3 Years +1year internship

MODE OF SELECTION : Entrance Exam

ELIGIBILITY : +2

JOB OPPORTUNITY : Dialysis Technicians also called nephrology technicians or hemodialysis technician. Operate the machines that remove wastes and excess fluid from the blood of patients whose kidneys aren’t functioning correctly. Supervised by physicians, Dialysis Technicians also take care of dialysis patients before, during and after dialysis. Dialysis Technicians usually are employed in hospitals, clinics and outpatient facilities, but they also may work in the private residences ofpatients who have dialysis at home.

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Anatomy Applied Anatomy and Physiology Yet to be finalized by the University
Physiology Clinical Pharmacology
Biochemistry Clinical Microbiology
Pathology Medical Ethics
Computer Skills Medicine outline
English Principles of Anesthesia
Principles Of Management

B.Sc., CARDIAC TECHNOLOGY

OBJECTIVES : To perform tests on patients to evaluate lung function and vascular health. Cardiopulmonary technicians and technologists work alongside doctors to study lung and blood vessel disorders in patients.

DURATION : 3 Years +1year internship

MODE OF SELECTION : Entrance Exam

ELIGIBILITY : +2

JOB OPPORTUNITY : As a technologist he/she can perform diagnostic tests of cardiovascular and pulmonary systems to aid physicians in diagnosis and treatment of heart, lung, and blood vessel disorders. Prepares and explains procedures to the cardiac patients and also ensures co-operations and reassurances of the patients. He / she can be employed in Echo, cardiac catherisation, ECG and Tread mill laboratories.

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Applied Anatomy, Physiology and
Biochemistry related to
Cardiac Technology
Advanced Electro Cardiography Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Basics
Pharmacology related to Cardiac Technology Treadmill exercise stress
Testing and 24 hour Ambulatory
ECG recording
Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Advanced
Pathology, Microbiology,
Clinical Features and
Treatment of Diseases
Pertinent to Cardiac Technology
Echocardiography
Medical Electronics, Biophysics
and Computer usage relevant
to Cardiac Technology
Principles of Perfusion Technology
Basic Electrocardiography

B.Sc., MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

OBJECTIVES : To perform top quality test in clinical labs to detect the diseases conditions using latest biomedical techniques instruments.

DURATION : 3 Years +1year internship

MODE OF SELECTION : Entrance Exam

ELIGIBILITY : +2

JOB OPPORTUNITY : As Clinical laboratory professionals in Hospitals, Clinical labs, Physician office labs, Commercial or reference labs, Public Health labs, research institutes etc...

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Human Biology Histopathology & Cytology techniques Coagulation & Transfusion Medicine
Basic Chemistry Clinical pathology & basic Haematology Biochemistry II
General Methodology Microbiology I & Parasitology entomology Microbiology II
Physics & Principles of Instrumentation

M.Sc., MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY

OBJECTIVES : The Masters programme involves the sociological analysis of medical organizations and institutions; the actions and interactions of health care Professionals and social or cultural effects of medical practice. Medical sociologists are often involved in public health especially with demography and gerontology to explore phenomenon of the interaction of the social and clinical science.

DURATION : 2 Years

MODE OF SELECTION : Entrance Exam and interview

ELIGIBILITY : A degree in social sciences, including medical social sciences, social work, degree in physiotherapy, nursing from Tn Dr.MGR Medical University

JOB OPPORTUNITY : Programme officers in government & non-governmental organizations, Lecturers / Social Scientists in Medical / Physiotherapy / Nursing / Allied Health Sciences / Arts & Sciences Colleges, Patient Relations Officer, Front office and Back office Managers in Hospitals, Research workers in research center, national institute of epidemiology and public funded agencies, social investigators, health insurance investigators, Medical Journalist etc…

Higher Studies : Ph. D

Subjects :


First Year Second Year
Sociological Concepts & Sociology of Medicine Sociology in Medicine
Anatomy and Physiology of Health and Illness Hospital Operations & Management
Health Policy and Health Care Delivery Medical Terminology & Medical Records Management
Social Psychiatry and Mental Health Medical Ethics and Laws
Research Methodology & Epidemiological Analysis Social Support and Counselling
Epidemics & Disaster Management Total Quality Management
Social and Preventive Medicine (includes field work) Dissertation
Health Education and Public Health Promotion


M.Sc., CLINICAL NUTRITION

OBJECTIVES : The M.Sc Clinical Nutrition is offered to assist medical and allied health professionals to understand the principles of dietary management and apply while providing quality patient care in multi-specialty Hospitals and Community.

Duration of the Course : 2yrs&6months (2+6 internship)

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION : The candidate should have passed Degree in any one of the following courses from a recognised University. B.Sc (Nutrition and Dietetics and Food Service Management), B.Sc (Food Science and Nutrition), B.Sc (Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics), B.Sc (Home Science ) with major in Nutrition and Dietetics) and

JOB OPPORTUNITY : Dieticians in Health Care Settings, Nutritionists in Fitness Centres, Lecturers in Colleges, Jobs in Food Industries, Pharmaceutical Companies, Can star own Diet Counseling Centres, Diet Counsellors in NGO

Subjects :


First Year Second Year
Applied Physiology Applied Nutrition
Nutritional Biochemistry Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics- Clinical Nutrition and Dietetics Practices
Medical and Food Microbiology Entrepreneurship and Food Service Management
Advance Nutrition Public Nutrition
Principles and Food Science Dissertation
Research Methods and Biostatistics

Post Second Years

(Residency Training for 6 Months) : Residency Training for 6 months is Compulsory rotation in following departments. General Medicine, Surgery, Obsctrics and Gynecology Geriatric, Pediatrics, Oncology, Cardiology, Gastro, Hepatology, Neurology, Endocrinology

Higher Education : After completion of M.Sc Clinical Nutrition the candidate can do M.Phil, Ph.d programme.

M.Sc Medical Lab Technology

OBJECTIVE: To Provide Extensive Training in Biochemistry, Microbiology and Pathology

DURATION: 2Years

ELIGIBILITY: BS.c Biochemistry, BS.c Microbiology, BS.c Lab Technology and Genetics
Job Scope : Medical Laboratories, Research Laboratories, Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Companies – Teaching.

First Year Second Year
General Biochemistry, Medical Laboratory Technology I Clinical Biochemistry, Endocrinology and Nutritional Biochemistry
General Bacteriology, Immunology and Parasitology Systemic Bacteriology, Virology and Mycology
Hematology and Clinical Pathology Advance Hematology & Immuno Hematology
General Pathology Techniques in Histopathology and Cytology
Epidemiology & Biostatistics -