EAST POINT COLLEGE

PARAMEDICAL COURSES

COURSES

B.Sc ANESTHESIA TECHNOLOGY

Anaesthesia Technologists perform logistical and technical support to Anesthesiologist and other technical staff of Operation Theater. They maintain anesthesiology equipment and supplies, set up anesthetizing locations and operate, monitor, and collect data from anesthesia related equipment. In some cases these professionals will also do clinical laboratory tests, equipment maintenance/ repair, and special cardiac procedures.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) Candidates need to have qualified two year Pre-University (10+2) examination with PASS percentage and studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as principle subjects from a recognized educational Board.
b) The vocational higher secondary education course conducted by vocational higher secondary education, Govt. of Kerala with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in addition to vocational subjects conducted is considered equivalent to plus TWO examinations of Govt. of Karnataka Pre University Course.

Eligibility for admission is as per RGUHS norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:–3 ½ years including 6 months of internship

Medium of Instructions: – The medium of instructions and examination shall be in English only.

Career opportunities:-In ICUs, CCUs, Emergency departments, Surgery wards and Operation Theatres are the common places for career opportunities. Usually they work in a team comprising Surgeons, nurses and other staff.

B.Sc CARDIAC CARE TECHNOLOGY

These technicians are trained to perform diagnostic and therapeutic procedures relating to pulmonary and cardio vascular systems. They are trained in variety of tests including Ultra sound and Cardiac catheterization to determine health or illness in patient’s heart, lungs and related systems. They are responsible for ensuring patient safety and comfort during procedures. Students are trained to administer localized anesthesia, and also Monitoring of patients and equipment’s.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) Candidates need to have qualified two year Pre-University (10+2) examination with PASS percentage and studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as principle subjects from a recognized educational Board.
b) The vocational higher secondary education course conducted by vocational higher secondary education, Govt. of Kerala with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in addition to vocational subjects conducted is considered equivalent to plus TWO examinations of Govt. of Karnataka Pre University Course.

Eligibility for admission is as per RGUHS norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 3 ½ years including 6 months of internship.

Medium of Instructions:-The medium of instructions and examination shall be in English only.

Career opportunities:- In the field of Academic institutes, Govt. / Pvt.Hospitals& Clinics, health offices, mentally disabled centers, NGO’s, nursing care homes, Rehabilitation Centers etc.

B.Sc IMAGING TECHNOLOGY

Imaging technology is the process of making radiographs of internal structure of body. These professionals are trained to prepare such radiographs to facilitate experts to diagnose and treat illness of patients. Imaging technologists are trained in operating MRI, computed tomography, sonography and regular x–ray machines. They are trained to prepare patients, position patient to undergo the radiological tests.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) Candidates need to have qualified two year Pre-University (10+2) examination with PASS percentage and studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as principle subjects from a recognized educational Board.
b) The vocational higher secondary education course conducted by vocational higher secondary education, Govt. of Kerala with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in addition to vocational subjects conducted is considered equivalent to plus TWO examinations of Govt. of Karnataka Pre University Course.

Eligibility for admission is as per RGUHS norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 3 ½ years including 6 months of internship.

Medium of Instructions:-The medium of instructions and examination shall be in English only.

Career opportunities:- One can consider the following career paths in the field of Imaging Technology: Radiographer,Magnetic Resonance technologist, Nuclear medicine technologist, Sonographer, Radiation therapist, Ultra Sound Technician.

The Medical Imaging degree holder can work in a medical setting as a technician, technologist and as an assistant nurse.

B.Sc MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

These professionals are trained to gain hands on skill to perform various biochemical, hematological, immunological, microscopic, bacteriological diagnostic analysis on body fluids such as blood, urine, sputum, stool, cerebrospinal fluids, peritoneal specimen fluid, pericardial fluid and synovial fluid and other. These professionals have lot of opportunities to work in biotechnology labs, referral labs, clinic and general / corporate hospitals.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) Candidates need to have qualified two year Pre-University (10+2) examination with PASS percentage and studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as principle subjects from a recognized educational Board.
b) The vocational higher secondary education course conducted by vocational higher secondary education, Govt. of Kerala with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in addition to vocational subjects conducted is considered equivalent to plus TWO examinations of Govt. of Karnataka Pre University Course.

Eligibility for admission is as per RGUHS norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 3 ½ years including 6 months of internship.

Medium of Instructions:-The medium of instructions and examination shall be in English only.

Career opportunities:- The opportunities are in public and private sector hospital, minor emergency centers, laboratory, blood donor centers and many other opportunities.

B.Sc PERFUSION TECHNOLOGY

Perfusion technologists are trained to run machinery that assists or replaces a patient’s own respiratory or circulatory system during medical procedures. He is trained in such a way that he is capable of being a member of open heart surgical team. He will be responsible for setting up of heart lung machine, its maintenance, monitoring circulatory process and taking appropriate corrective measures when required. He is also trained to maintain sophisticated equipment’s in addition to performing certain blood tests.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) Candidates need to have qualified two year Pre-University (10+2) examination with PASS percentage and studied Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English as principle subjects from a recognized educational Board.
b) The vocational higher secondary education course conducted by vocational higher secondary education, Govt. of Kerala with five subjects including Physics, Chemistry, Biology and English in addition to vocational subjects conducted is considered equivalent to plus TWO examinations of Govt. of Karnataka Pre University Course.

Eligibility for admission is as per RGUHS norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 3 ½ years including 6 months of internship.

Medium of Instructions:-The medium of instructions and examination shall be in English only.

Career opportunities:- Opportunities are in Government Hospitals, Private Hospitals, and Nursing Homes. The degree holders of Perfusion Technology directly work alongside surgeons, nurses and OTTs.

Dip. MEDICAL LABORATORY TECHNOLOGY

Medical Laboratory Technology is an integral part of the medical care system. Clinical laboratory testing is crucial to detecting and diagnosing diseases. Medical laboratory personnel work behind in the scenes, running the tests to help doctors diagnose illnesses and make decisions about patient treatments. These technicians examine and analyze body fluids, tissues and cells. They look for bacteria, parasites and other microorganisms. People in this field use automated equipment and sophisticated instruments capable of performing a number of tests simultaneously.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) The candidates who have completed Pre-University (10+2) examination with sciences subjects PCB, PCMB, CBZ as the major subjects will be admitted to 2nd year diploma course
b) The candidates who have completed SSLC or equivalent examination will be admitted to 1st year diploma course.

Eligibility for admission is as per Para Medical Board (GOK) norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 1) PUC qualified candidates – 02 years
2) SSLC qualified candidates – 03 years

Age:- Minimum age of 15 years as on 31st December prior to the year of admission.

Career opportunities:- Medical Technologists in Pathology section in Hospitals, Private Pathology Laboratories and Blood Banks, Quality Control Personnel in Diagnostic Companies, Sales Personnel for Diagnostic Instruments and Equipment’s, Research Assistants in Clinical Research Organization and can be Self Employed.

Dip. X-RAY TECHNOLOGY

X- Ray Technology has made tremendous advances in last two decades. The new diagnostic methods like, Ultrasound. C.T. NMR etc., have revolutionized the medical practice to arrive at correct and accurate diagnosis. WHO have already envisaged One X- ray unit to be attached to every primary health centre thus creating the need for trained Para medical personnel in X-ray technology. On the horizon of cancer treatment, radiotherapy plays a crucial role. All modern cancer treatment centers are equipped with radiotherapy units which have an essential requirement of trained paramedical personnel in radiotherapy.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) The candidates who have completed Pre-University (10+2) examination with sciences subjects PCB, PCMB, CBZ as the major subjects will be admitted to 2nd year diploma course.
b) The candidates who have completed SSLC or equivalent examination will be admitted to 1st year diploma course.

Eligibility for admission is as per Para Medical Board (GOK) norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 1) PUC qualified candidates – 02 years
2) SSLC qualified candidates – 03 years

Age:- Minimum age of 15 years as on 31st December prior to the year of admission.

Career opportunities:- X-ray technician course is very lucrative, offering, bright career prospect. The Diploma holder will be suitable for appointment as X-ray Technicians / Assistants in Private Hospitals / Nursing Homes or with Private Medical Practitioners etc.He /She may open his/her own X-ray Centre in any part of the country, subject to state Law’s or under the supervision of Medical Professional / Radiologist / Cardiologist.

Dip. MEDICAL RECORDS TECHNOLOGY

These professionals are the backbone of any health care delivery system. They are trained in filling and storing patient records such as OPD slips, IP records along with all relevant lab investigation charts etc., they are further trained in scanning these documents & storing in digital form with facilities to retrieve the documents whenever required.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) The candidates who have completed Pre-University (10+2) examination with sciences subjects PCB, PCMB, CBZ as the major subjects will be admitted to 2nd year diploma course.
b) The candidates who have completed SSLC or equivalent examination will be admitted to 1st year diploma course.

Eligibility for admission is as per Para Medical Board (GOK) norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 1) PUC qualified candidates – 02 years
2) SSLC qualified candidates – 03 years

Age:- Minimum age of 15 years as on 31st December prior to the year of admission.

Career opportunities:- DMRT degree holder has job opportunities in Doctors office’s, Govt. hospitals, medical writing, nursing homes and clinics, medical colleges and universities.

Dip. DIALYSIS TECHNOLOGY

This is a highly specialized field in taking care of patients who have compromised kidney function. These professionals are not only trained to operate sophisticated machines which act as kidneys in removing waste & excess fluids from body but also in maintaining, repairing of these machines. They are also trained in patient education, counseling of patient & relatives about dietary habits, adherence to prescribed dialysis.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) The candidates who have completed Pre-University (10+2) examination with sciences subjects PCB, PCMB, CBZ as the major subjects will be admitted to 2nd year diploma course.
b) The candidates who have completed SSLC or equivalent examination will be admitted to 1st year diploma course.

Eligibility for admission is as per Para Medical Board (GOK) norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 1) PUC qualified candidates – 02 years
2) SSLC qualified candidates – 03 years

Age:- Minimum age of 15 years as on 31st December prior to the year of admission.

Career opportunities:- Opportunities are in Hospitals, Clinics, Labs, Dialysis units, Training centers, Health service providers etc.

Dip. OPERATION THEATER TECHNOLOGY

An Operation Technician is a person who looks after all the work & management of the operation theater which includes managing patients in & out of operation theater, looking after all the surgical instruments, their sterilization, arrangement of operation theater table, dressing table, instrument table, anesthesia table & management of OT staff. Also responsible for maintenance of drug indent, anesthetic gases, linen & their sterilization.

Eligibility for admission:-
a) The candidates who have completed Pre-University (10+2) examination with sciences subjects PCB, PCMB, CBZ as the major subjects will be admitted to 2nd year diploma course.
b) The candidates who have completed SSLC or equivalent examination will be admitted to 1st year diploma course.

Eligibility for admission is as per Para Medical Board (GOK) norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 1) PUC qualified candidates – 02 years
2) SSLC qualified candidates – 03 years

Age:- Minimum age of 15 years as on 31st December prior to the year of admission.

Career opportunities:- Bright opportunities in abundance with all Hospitals, Healthcare Units, Medical Research Centers, AIIMS (All India Institute of Medical Sciences), in all clinics and nursing homes.

Dip. OPHTHALMOLOGY TECHNOLOGY

These professionals are trained in providing comprehensive eye & vision care which includes refraction& dispensing, detection / dispensing detection, diagnosing & managing ocular problems and rehabilitation of conditions of the visual system. They are trained to determine the refractive errors and suggest appropriate correction. They deal with eye testing, diagnose visual problems, optometric counseling, color blindness & hereditary vision defects, prescribing spectacles, and suggest eye exercises.

Eligibility for admission:-
The candidates who have completed Pre-University (10+2) examination with sciences subjects PCB, PCMB, CBZ as the major subjects will be admitted to 2nd year diploma course.

Eligibility for admission is as per Para Medical Board (GOK) norms as amended from time to time.

Duration:- 02 years

Age:- Minimum age of 15 years as on 31st December prior to the year of admission.

Career opportunities:- Career opportunities are available in Indian Red Cross Society, Indian Nursing Council, State Nursing Councils, All Hospitals, AIIMS, Fortis and Orphanageand with Corporate CSR activities etc.