M. Ch. in Urology which a 3-5 year postgraduate/super speciality course. Master of Chirurgiae in Urology is Post Graduate Academic Degree awarded for a program in the field of surgery. This training program is designed to prepare physicians to evaluate, understand, and manage medical and surgical aspects of genitourinary disorders. The curriculum includes basic and clinical research in renovascular hypertension, adult and pediatric urinary tract infection, treatment of urinary incontinence, neurourology, urinary tract physiology, anatomy and cellular biology of the prostate gland, and genitourinary oncology.
The duration of M. Ch. Urology is 3-5 years and it may be change depending on the qualification you have, ie M.Ch. is a super speciality course, aspiring candidates can pursue Master of Chirurgiae degree after MBBS as a 5 year course. Also, such candidates who are in possession of their MS degree can opt for M.Ch. as a 3 year course after completion of MS.
M.D. Forensic Medicine or Doctor of Medicine in Forensic Medicine is a postgraduate Medicine course. Forensic science is the application of a broad spectrum of sciences to answer questions of interest to a legal system. This may be in relation to a crime or a civil action. Forensic science focuses on the application of the scientific principles for crime investigation. Subjects studied under this degree are Forensic Science, Forensic Toxicology, Medical Jurisprudence and legal procedure, Law & Medicine and Autopsy.
M.D. Psychiatry or Doctor of Medicine in Psychiatry is a 3 year postgraduate Psychiatry course. A psychiatrist is a physician (a medical doctor-either an MD or a DO) who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of mental, addictive, and emotional disorders. The Course helps to train the medical, psychological, and social components of mental, emotional, and behavioural disorders and utilize a broad range of treatment modalities; including diagnostic tests, prescribing medications, psychotherapy, and helping patients and their families cope with stress and crises. The course includes neurobiology, biopsychology, prescription of psychiatric drugs and diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders.
M.D. Community Medicine or Doctor of Medicine in Community Medicine is a 3 year postgraduate Medicine course. Community Medicine is the specialty that deals with the health and disease of a population or of a specified community. The goal is to identify health problems and needs, to identify the means by which these needs may be met, and to evaluate the extent to which health services do so. The Course helps to enable a candidate to study critically and manage existing health programs of all levels (local state, national) and suggest alternatives for achieving desired goals and Conduct and guide research in various disciplines of health sciences, health management, health systems research, and operational research. The duration of the course is two or three years, but it depends only on the very institutes.
M.D. Physiology is a 3 year postgraduate Physiology course. Physiology is the science of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of humans, their organs, and the cells of which they are composed. The course is related to anatomy; anatomy is the study of form, and physiology is the study of function. Due to the frequent connection between form and function, physiology and anatomy are intrinsically linked and are studied in tandem as part of a medical curriculum.
M.D. Pharmacology or Doctor of Medicine in Pharmacology is a 3 year postgraduate course. Pharmacology is the branch of medicine and biology concerned with the study of drug action where a drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous (within the cell) molecule which exerts a biochemical and or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism.
M.D. Microbiology or Doctor of Medicine in Microbiology is a 3 year postgraduate course. Candidates acquire the knowledge in the sub-specialties of Bacteriology including Micro bacteriology, Virology, Parasitological, Immunology, and Serology & Mycology to be able to deal with diagnosis and prevention of infectious diseases in the community. Subjects studied under this degree are general microbiology, human immunology, mycology and bacterial pathogenesis.
M.D. Biochemistry or Doctor of Medicine in Biochemistry is a 3 year postgraduate course. Biochemistry is the study of the structure, composition, and chemical reactions of substances in living systems. Biochemistry emerged as a separate discipline when scientists combined biology with organic, inorganic, or physical chemistry and began to study such topics as how living things obtain energy from food, the chemical basis of heredity, and what fundamental changes occur in disease. Biochemistry is applied to medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine. In food science, biochemists research ways to develop abundant and inexpensive sources of nutritious foods, determine the chemical composition of foods, and develop methods to extract nutrients from waste products, or invent ways to prolong the shelf life food products. In agriculture, biochemists study the interaction of herbicides with plants. They examine the structure-activity relationships of compounds, determine their ability to inhibit growth, and evaluate the toxicological effects on surrounding life.
M.D. Anatomy or Doctor of Medicine in Anatomy is a 3 year post graduate course. The course provides the basic framework and vocabulary used in all descriptions and communications about the body. Anatomy is the specialized branch of medicine that deals with the structure of the human body. Course includes Gross and Regional Anatomy, Osteology, Anthropology, Myology, Systemic Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, Applied and Clinical Anatomy, General & Systemic Embryology, Comparative Embryology, Principles of Genetics, General Histology, Histology of Organs & Structure, Staining Techniques, Outline of Evolution, Comparative Anatomy, Physical Anthropology, Radiological Anatomy, Surface Anatomy, Surface marking of Human Body etc.
M.D. Radio diagnosis is a 3 year postgraduate Radiography course. Radio diagnosis is a medical science branch focuses on the use of radiation, ultrasound and magnetic resonance in medicinal practices. It relates to anatomy, pathology, physiology and interventional procedure. The course deals with allergic contrast reactions & be aware of resuscitation methods and helps to acquired good Basic knowledge in the various sub-specialties of radiology such as Neuro-radiology, GI-radiology, Uro-radiology, Vascular-radiology, Musculoskeletal, Interventional radiology, Emergency radiology, Paediatric Radiology and Mammography. The course is an important one that opens many career scopes for them after its completion.
M.D. Pathology or Doctor of Medicine in Pathology is a 3 year postgraduate course. Pathology is the study and diagnosis of disease through examination of organs, tissues, bodily fluids, and whole bodies (autopsies). Areas of study include cellular adaptation to injury, necrosis, and inflammation, wound healing, and neoplasia. The course helps the candidates to be able to perform procedures designated for laboratory detection of diseases. The course deals with effects, development, processes and causes of diseases. Subjects studied under this degree are Pathology, Microbiology, Immunology, Medical Genetics and Neuroscience.
Doctor of Medicine in Paediatrics is a 3 year post graduation course. Paediatrics is the branch of medicine that deals with the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents, and the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 18.
M.S. Orthopaedics or Master of Surgery in Orthopaedics is a 3 year postgraduate course. Orthopaedics is the branch of surgery concerned with acute, chronic, traumatic, and overuse injuries and other disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons address most musculoskeletal ailments including arthritis, trauma and congenital deformities using both surgical and non-surgical means. Orthopaedics covers that how to diagnose and treat diseases related to bones and joints such as all kinds of cervical spondylosis, bone tumour, spinal cord injury, rheumatoid arthritis, congenital diseases related to bones and joints, complex limb fractures and fractures that do not get healed.
M.S. Ophthalmology or Master of Surgery in Ophthalmology is a 3 year postgraduate course. Ophthalmology is the branch of medicine that deals with the anatomy, physiology and diseases of the eye. An ophthalmologist is a specialist in medical and surgical eye problems. The course includes orbital and ocular anatomy, Gross anatomy, Histology, Ocular Physiology, Ocular Pathology, Biochemistry, Microbiology and Immunology with reference to ocular immunology. The course also imparts the opportunities for ophthalmologic research in clinical surgery settings like fine microsurgery, using the operating microscope, and intraocular surgery or vitreoretinal surgery of the eye.
M.S. Obstetrics & Gynaecology or Master of Surgery in Obstetrics & Gynaecology is a 3 year postgraduate Obstetrics course. Obstetrics and Gynaecology are the two surgical–medical specialties dealing with the female reproductive organs in their pregnant and non-pregnant state, respectively, and as such are often combined to form a single medical specialty and postgraduate training program. Course includes Obstetrics Pathology, Gynaecological Pathology, Operative Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Medical & Surgical Diseases, Complication in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Social Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Abnormal Pregnancies, Common Disorders & Systemic Diseases Associated with Pregnancy, Common Obstetrical Operations, Infant Care, Neonatal hygiene, Breastfeeding, Artificial feeding, Management of premature child, Asphyxia, Birth injuries, Common Disorders of New Born etc. The duration of the course is two years and it career providing in nature.
M.S. General Surgery or Master of Surgery in General Surgery is a postgraduate Surgery course. Surgery is a branch of medical science that treats disease or injury by operative procedures. General Surgery is a subfield of Surgery which deals with the surgical treatment of abdominal organs, e.g. intestines inclusive esophagus, stomach, colon, liver and furthermore of the thyroid gland and hernia. Though the course has been termed as ‘General Surgery’, it is not as much a General as one would expect as it involves surgical procedure involving including appendicitis, hernias, gallbladder surgeries, stomach and intestinal issues.
M.D. or Doctor of Medicine is a 3 year postgraduate Medicine course. The course is based on gaining an in-depth knowledge of one's chosen field of specialisation. The duration of the Doctor of Medicine course is 3 years of study including the successful completion of an exam that covers both theoretical and practical elements. The examination for M.D. is held at the end of 3 academic years which includes 6 academic terms. M.D. course is more practical oriented, and research-based, as compared to M.B.B.S. Medical Council of India, is the authority which approves and recognises various Institutes to provide Doctor of Medicine Degree Course. Since the course involves the deeper study of relevant subjects, one needs to be prepared for mind-boggling study. It is amongst the popular courses pursued by medical graduates, primarily because of a high salary package.
MS in ENT is a 3- year postgraduate course in medicine pursued upon completion of MBBS with a 1-year internship.
Otolaryngology or ENT (ear, nose and throat) is a division of medicine which involves the diagnosis and treatment of ear, nose and throat disorders. Subjects studied as part of this course are Anatomy and Physiology of the ear, nose, and throat, Pathophysiology of common disorders of the ear, nose and throat, and research-based evidence generation.
M.D. Dermatology or Doctor of Medicine in Dermatology is a postgraduate Dermatology programme. Dermatologists devote their skills and energy to treating medical conditions of the skin, such as acne, rashes, rosaceous, warts and various forms of skin cancer. They use the latest research to conquer acute or chronic diseases that can be life-altering. All dermatologists are trained in surgical procedures, but some choose to specialize in surgery, often using leading-edge techniques invented and perfected by their fellow dermatologists. The course also provides knowledge of cosmetic dermatology procedures using the latest techniques and state of the art equipment.
M.D. Anaesthesia or Doctor of Medicine in Anaesthesia is a 3 year postgraduate Anaesthesia course. Anaesthesia means the utilization of drugs that minimize pain by causing insensibility. During the course, students learn about areas such as ambulatory anaesthesia, cardiothoracic anesthesiology, paediatric anaesthesiology, neuro-anaesthesia, obstetrical anesthesiology and pain management. Anaesthesia controls pain during surgery or other medical procedures. It includes using medicines, and sometimes closes monitoring, to keep you comfortable. It can also help control breathing, blood pressure, blood flow, and heart rate and rhythm when needed. Some of the types of Anaesthesia are local anaesthesia, regional anaesthesia and general anaesthesia. The duration of the course is two years and it is an important and job orienting in nature.
Bachelor of medicine, Bachelor of surgery - MBBS (Medicinae Baccalaureus and Bachelor of Surgery) is a 5.5 year expert path for which the scholars are offered the ranges in medication and surgical procedure upon a success final touch of the path. The path ambitions at supplying first-class training and education to college students to assist make contributions to the developing zone of health and remedy. The route is regulated through the medical Council of India and is spanned for 4 and 1/2 years divided into semesters, followed by means of a compulsory internship for 12 months. The syllabus, prescribed in such a way that MBBS degree holders can choose a specialisation for further majoring and practising medicine. The career specialisations for MBBS students are Nephrology, Cardiology, Gynaecology, Anaesthesiology, Organ Transplant, Endocrine, and General Surgery, etc.
M.D. Pulmonary Medicine or M.D. TB & Chest Diseases is a 3 year post graduate programme. Programs focus on interstitial lung disease, pulmonary vascular disease, heart-lung and lung transplantation, and non-tuberculous mycobacterium disease. It also provides preoperative evaluations and comprehensive pulmonary function testing. The course includes the whole range of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures associated with the practice of pulmonary and critical care medicine: flexible fibreoptic bronchoscopy with all ancillary procedures, thoracentesis and closed pleural biopsy, endotracheal intubation, arterial and central vein line placement, bedside pulmonary artery catheterization, and chest tube placement.
Established in 1999, K.S. Hegde Medical Academy (KSHEMA) became a constituent college of Nitte University in 2009. The Institution is named after its founder, the visionary, Late Justice K S Hegde, former Judge of the Supreme Court of India and Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
The Institution has made rapid progress towards being recognized as a medical school with high academic standards, delivering quality health care with an emphasis on promoting social responsibility in its students. In alignment with the vision and mission of Nitte University, K.S Hegde Medical Academy strives to generate competent and humane professionals empowered to face future challenges with ethical integrity.
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