B.Sc in Anaesthesia Technology is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate course. Anaesthesia technology course trains students in components such as anaesthesia gadget, anaesthesia techniques, anaesthetic agents and dosage, patient monitoring, anaesthesia substances and anaesthesia generation .The main challenge of an Anesthetist is to help doctor/ medical professional for the duration of surgical treatment, via managing appropriate dose of anesthesia and running anesthesia system each time it's miles wished. On these route college students gets educated in aspects like anesthesia gadget's, anesthetic agents and dosage, anesthesia techniques and generation, affected person tracking, and anesthesia substances. After completion of this course they're professional enough to pick appropriate anesthetics, operating anesthetic systems, determining suitable dose and tracking patient’s conditions.
B.Sc. Cardiac Technology is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate course divided into 6 semesters. Cardiac Technology is an allied course in medicine. Cardiac Technologists assist physicians during invasive cardiovascular testing; a tube is inserted into one of the blood vessels that carry blood into the heart.
B. Sc. Optometry is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate degree course which deals with the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system. It is a vision care science. One can also define it as the science of eye equipment (including lenses and spectacles) which is imbued with the idea of improving the vision of the human eye and remove all kinds of obstacles of sight which an individual may experience.
B.Sc Radiography is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate Radiography course. Radiotherapy may be used to treat localized solid tumours, such as cancers of the skin, tongue, larynx, brain, breast, or uterine cervix. It is a therapy using ionizing radiation. It is generally used as part of cancer treatment. In simple terms, the radiation is used to kill or control the growth of malignant cells in a specific part of the body or organ. The radiation alters the DNA structure of the malignant cells. Thus, it kills or restricts the growth of such harmful cells.
B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate medical Lab technology program. Medical Laboratory technology program also known as medical laboratory science is an allied health profession that is concerned with the remedy, prognosis and prevention of disease through using clinical laboratory tests. During the program these tests help candidates to examine and diagnose, detect and treat illnesses. Moreover the program deals with the collecting of information's sampling, reporting, checking out and documentation.
B.Sc. Operation Theatre Technology is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate course divided into 6 semesters said to all the work and management of the operation theatre. The course prepares students for managing the patients as well as for monitoring the in’s and out’s of an operation theatre. During the study, the scholars are responsible for taking care of all the surgical instruments as well as their sterilization. Students assist the surgeon during operations and closely take care of the drugs, anaesthetic gases, drapes and sterilization requirements during surgery.
B.Sc. physician Assistant is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate medical course. Physician Assistant is a skilled fitness care expert who is qualified with academic and scientific training to provide fitness care services under the supervision of a specialist.
Physician Assistants are formally trained to provide diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive health care services in all the medical specialties, as delegated by a physician. Working as members of a health care team, they collect medical histories, initial examination of the patients, order for laboratory tests and x-rays and assist the doctors for diagnosis and treatment.
The Physician Assistants work in different areas such as outpatient wing, wards and critical care units, operation theatres and other super specialty units like, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Urology, Orthopaedics , Oncology, Endocrinology , Head and Neck and Plastic Surgery, Catheterization labs, Coronary care units, Organ Transplant units and trauma care etc.
B.Sc. in Perfusion Technology is a 3 + 1 year course divided into 6 semesters. It is a study of physiology, pathology and associated device used to guide and/or count on the characteristic of the heart and/or lungs in the course of scientific tactics. Perfusion Technologists put together and function coronary heart-lung machines and other sophisticated gadget as directed by means of healthcare physicians. Perfusionists degree blood stress and other parameters to perceive appropriate mechanical, pharmacological and thermal manipulation to hold tissue viability.
To carry out those responsibilities, the Perfusionist needs to have a radical knowledge of each respiratory and circulatory system, and be able to perform complicated gadget. Moreover, the Perfusionist need to be able to dealing with annoying conditions, paying amazing attention to detail, speaking effectively, and willing to live abreast of recent developments within the profession.
B.Sc. Renal Dialysis Technology is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate degree. The course is designed to prepare students to administer haemodialysis treatments for patients with renal failure, under the supervision of a nurse or physician. Dialysis technicians monitor and operate dialysis machinery, which removes waste and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys are no longer functioning properly. In addition to preparing patients and monitoring dialysis treatment, dialysis technicians also prepare post treatment reports. They also work on protocols for equipment evaluation and training materials for patients and staff. Dialysis technicians generally work under a physician or nurse's supervision, usually in a hospital, clinic or home-dialysis program.
B.Sc Neuro Science Technology is a 3 + 1 year full time undergraduate level course program. It is the comprehensive study of the human nervous system. The brain which is at the heart of the nervous system is the most complex organ that is made up of billions of woven neural circuits and neurons. The brain is the most important organ in a human body, as we will all be dead if it stops its function. The point is that Neuroscience is a niche branch of Biology that is made up of several complex sub areas of study. Broadly speaking the brain is one of the highly knotty creations.
B. Sc. Trauma Care Management is a 3 + 1 year course. Emergency Medicine Technologist plays a vital role for patients requiring immediate medical assistance during acute illness, injuries, and accidents. This Program is about managing trauma, from minor injury to life threatening emergencies, including injuries in adults, paediatrics and elderly, with the principal goal of improving quality of care and patient safety. Candidates trained in Trauma care management are the first to be called in case of traumatic emergencies in healthcare centres. The curriculum is based on the medical model. Instruction in medical and behavioural sciences, such as anatomy, microbiology, pharmacology, pathology, physiology, haematology, surgery, clinical medicine, and physical diagnosis, followed by clinical rotations in internal medicine, family medicine, surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, oncology, emergency medicine, and geriatric medicine are provided.
B.Sc. Radiotherapy Technology (RTT) is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate Radiography course. Radiotherapy may be used to treat localized solid tumours, such as cancers of the skin, tongue, larynx, brain, breast, or uterine cervix. It is a therapy using ionizing radiation. It is generally used as part of cancer treatment. In simple terms, the radiation is used to kill or control the growth of malignant cells in a specific part of the body or organ. The radiation alters the DNA structure of the malignant cells. Thus, it kills or restricts the growth of such harmful cells.
B.Sc. in Nuclear Medicine Technology is a 3 + 1 year course. The major objective of the course is to create skilled professionals who, in addition to demonstrating the requisite knowledge and skills required in Nuclear Medicine, are also trained in applying such knowledge and skills in the appropriate workplace context.
Nuclear Medicine is a diagnostic medical imaging and treatment speciality. It combines elements of Applied Anatomy, Physiology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and Computing with patient care skills. Radioactive tracers are administered to patients in order to diagnose and/or treat disease.
B.Sc. Forensic Sciences is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate course which deals with the most scientific ways in which various kinds of crimes or activities can be proved. Forensic Science is essentially a crime and laboratory-based profession. But the expertise of a forensic professional is also used in civil cases for issues like proving the validity of a signature on a will, to a claim of the products liability, to find out whether an industry is complying with environmental rules or not. Forensic Science is broadly grouped into three Types: Medical, laboratory and field science.
B.Sc Sports Nutrition is a 3 + 1 year course. Sport Nutrition gives you the opportunity to gain specialist knowledge and skills in food science and manufacturing so you are able to advice on diet, evaluate treatments, write health reports and analyze food.
B.Sc Health Informatics is a 3 + 1 year undergraduate Hospital and Health Care Management programme. The course teaches about the management of health information systems consistent with medical, administrative, ethical and legal requirements of the health care delivery system. The profession combines knowledge of health care systems and business administration. The health information administrator is responsible for the management of health information systems consistent with the medical, administrative, ethical and legal requirements of the health care delivery system.
M.Sc Renal Dialysis Technology is a 2 year course. Renal science concerns with the functioning of kidneys. It is also related to the term Nephrology. Nephrology is the study of the normal functioning of kidneys and their treatment in case of problems. It also concerns with dialysis procedure and kidney transplantation. Dialysis is part of the renal replacement therapy, where the normal blood filtering function of the kidneys is replaced by taking help of machines. Dialysis is required when the kidneys are not able to perform the function of filtration of blood properly. This is during renal failure. In extreme cases, kidneys are replaced through donors. This is thus a very challenging and rewarding job for those from the field of healthcare.
M.Sc. Radiology & Imaging Technology is a 2 year postgraduate course that produces clear and accurate images of the body that enable physicians to diagnose and treat medical conditions. Technicians operate sophisticated equipment that includes X-ray, CT scan, MRI and mammography. By guiding patients through each step of their medical imaging procedures, these specialists ensure the production of high quality images.
M.Sc Anaesthesia Technology is a 2 year course designed to provide in depth knowledge & impart skills for working as an assistant to the consultant Anesthesiologist as well as to assist in preparation of operation theatre before & during an elective or emergency surgery. Anaesthesia Technology specialists are allied healthcare professionals who assist in the management and monitoring of anaesthesia and has an all-encompassing knowledge of anaesthesia techniques, technology, supplies, and instruments. Anaesthetists are the single largest hospital medical speciality and their skills are utilised in all facets of patient care. Besides, anaesthetists have a range of practice that expands beyond anaesthesia comprising intensive care and pain management. In India, many institutions and universities offer Anaesthesia Technology Course, thereby providing opportunities to students to take up the profession of an Anaesthetist.
M.Sc Perfusion Technology is a career oriented program. It is a 2 year, full time PG program. The course in perfusion technology enables a student to start cardiovascular perfusion for a patient undergoing cardiac surgery. The candidate thus trained, is called as a perfusionist. This well equipped modern setup is performing the whole spectrum of cardiac surgeries including CABG, Valvular and complex congenital operations. The students will be able to gain theoretical knowledge and valuable hands-on-experience in Perfusion Technology under the expert guidance of the Medical & Paramedical faculty.
M.Sc Physician Assistant is a 2 year post graduate course. The course is designed to equip students with knowledge of diagnostic, therapeutic and preventive healthcare services, The duties of physician assistant involves in assisting doctors in areas of diagnosis of diseases and its treatment. they are trained to record medical histories , patient examination and recommend for laboratory tests and X-rays. Students get hands on experience in handling injuries by suturing splinting and casting. Training provides extensive practical sessions to face challenges in healthcare issues and find strategies in solving them. Students are given exposure to enhance their communication and interpersonal skills to deal with patients.
M. Sc. Trauma Care Management is a 2 year course. Emergency Medicine Technologist plays a vital role for patients requiring immediate medical assistance during acute illness, injuries, and accidents. This Program is about managing trauma, from minor injury to life threatening emergencies, including injuries in adults, paediatrics and elderly, with the principal goal of improving quality of care and patient safety. Candidates trained in Trauma care management are the first to be called in case of traumatic emergencies in healthcare centres. The curriculum is based on the medical model. Instruction in medical and behavioural sciences, such as anatomy, microbiology, pharmacology, pathology, physiology, haematology, surgery, clinical medicine, and physical diagnosis, followed by clinical rotations in internal medicine, family medicine, surgery, paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology, oncology, emergency medicine, and geriatric medicine are provided.
The M.Sc. ECHO (Masters in Echocardiography) course is a 2 year post-graduate program for students training in performing echocardiography or heart scanning , to evaluate different aspects of the heart, such as chamber size, valve functions and blood flow in various disease conditions like, CHD, IHD, VHD, Cardiomyopathies etc. They review patient files and must be familiar with cardiac conditions in order to recognize and identify any abnormalities and to report the same.
M.Sc. Cardiac Cath & Intervention Technology program is a 2 year post-graduate program for students interested in working with vital team members who assist cardiologists during invasive cardiovascular procedures such as angioplasty, cardiac catheterization, device closure and electrophysiology. Students are trained to work in operating rooms of cardiac catheterizations, non - invasive analysis and reporting in cardiac device implanted patients, also handling and operating bulky equipment’s in the Cath lab setup as a part of invasive cardiac catheterization procedures.
M.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) is a 2-year full-time postgraduate course which is divided into 4 semesters. This field is majorly concerned with the treatment, diagnosis, and prevention of diseases by means of clinical laboratory tests. The course curriculum focuses on knowledge of hematology and laboratory proficiency. Students learn the formation of various hematology disorders including anemia. This course provides instructions about procedures in semi-conducted, automated, and blood count cells. Topics include metabolism and genetics, basic immunology, microbial morphology, cultural characteristics and theory of disease process.
M.Sc. Molecular Biology and Human Genetics is a 2 year postgraduate Genetics course. In molecular biology, reverse transcriptase is commonly used in research to apply the polymerase chain reaction technique to RNA in a technique called reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR). And in human genetics genes are the primary units of inheritance in all organisms. A gene is a unit of heredity and corresponds to a region of DNA that influences the form or function of an organism in specific ways.
M.Sc. Optometry is a 2 year postgraduate Optometry course. Optometry includes eye and related structures, as well as vision, visual systems & vision information processing in humans. Optometrists are primary health care providers for the Diagnosis, management and treatment of the Eye Diseases & Refractive disorders. During the course candidates are introduced to examine and diagnose many refractive conditions and manage by prescribing Optical aids such as Optical Glasses, Contact Lenses & other Remedial aids. They can also specialize in the field of Contact Lens, Orthotics, Low Vision Aids, Sports Vision, Paediatric Optometry, Behavioural Optometry etc. The course is a career offering in nature that opens many scopes for the applicants both in private and government sectors.
M.Sc Health Data Science is a 2 year postgraduate course. The course aims to create a new breed of scientist who can understand the healthcare sector and medicine, how data is collected and analysed, and how this can be communicated to influence various stakeholders.
M.Sc Urology Technology is a 2 year course. Urology Technologists are healthcare professionals who play a vital role in diagnosis and surgeries associated with genito urinary system. The program involves advocating a detailed theoretical knowledge of urology and practical training and exposure to different technologies, equipments and procedures associated with urology department. The students get an detailed insight about various urological procedures such as Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL), Urodynamics , uroflow techniques ,handling urological endoscopes , helping in patient management in both urology outpatients and inpatient units and also assist the urologist in the operation theatre. There are good placement opportunities available for the students in super speciality hospitals, clinics and institutions.
Master of Public Health is a 2-year, full-time program in healthcare. The program is imparted by means of a variety of teaching/learning techniques, including lectures, case discussions, practical exercises, lab work, field visits, seminars, journal clubs, collaborative learning, group discussions, assignments, hands-on training, internship, and dissertation.
DMLT (Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology) is a diploma level program of 2 years that can be done usually after completion of Class 12. Medical laboratory technicians are healthcare professionals who diagnose the disease in the human body by conducting certain tests. Based on these tests, doctors or physicians recommend medicine or treatment to the patients.
Diploma in Operation Theater & Anesthesia Technology is of 2 year course. The program is conducted to meet the continuous growing needs for experts in the field of operation management and anesthesia technology. The operation theater and anesthesia technologists are responsible for direct and indirect patient care, setting up of equipment and operation procedures. They assist surgeons during the procedures and are responsible for completing other assigned functions. The students of Diploma in Operation Theater & Anesthesia Technology are trained on both theoretical and practical aspects on operation theatre and anesthesia thereby assisting surgeons during operation and other procedures. Besides, assisting surgeons, the program also teaches on how to look after surgical instruments and their sterilisation and safety. Thus the aim of Diploma in Operation Theater & Anesthesia Technology course is to create proficient technicians for both operation theaters and anesthesia.
Diploma in radiology and imaging technology is a two year diploma program which aims towards a basic understanding of various aspects of radio diagnostic technology and medical imaging techniques. Students are trained about the use of radiographic equipment, learn how to position patients to get the best images and learn to critique images. Students will develop knowledge and skills such as anatomy and physiology, examination techniques, patient care, professionalism, radiation safety and protection and x-ray equipment.
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences was started in the year 2004 with a motive of giving the best education and training in the field of Allied health sciences and from then on we are growing enormously not only in student strength but also in terms of its quality and dynamicity. FAHS are dedicated to make our students excel in academic and life skills, the most needed in this fast changing world. The infra structure, clinical exposure, hands on training, up gradation of techniques and teaching methodologies are the key to outstanding performances by our students. Extensively available book and international journals opens up the new possibilities in different streams of study.
SCHOOL OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES VIMS HOSPITAL, SALEM CAMPUS NH-47, Sankari Main Road, Veerapandi (PO), Salem - 636 308