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Allied Health Sciences
B.Sc. Degree Courses
Cardiac Technology
Cardiac Technology
Cardiac Technology deals with heart related problems, diagnostic investigations and therapeutic procedures pertaining to this field. When graduated, the candidate will be an indispensable member of the cardiology team and an able assistant to any consultant cardiologist in all his daily routine.
Operation Theatre and Anaesthesia Technology
The student will be trained in the various structural and functional aspects of an Operation Theatre and practical aspects of Anaesthesiology. When graduated, the candidate will be a valuable member in the operation theatre team contributing to the smooth functioning of the specialty concerned.
Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant
Physician Assistant's role is to assist the physicians and to deliver comprehensive health care to the patients. They will act as a liaison between members of the health care team and be instrumental in enhancing proper delivery of curative, preventive, promotive, rehabilitative and palliative modalities of therapy.
S.no Degree Department No. of seats Duration Affiliation
1 Bsc Operation Theatre and Anaesthesia Technology 5 4 Years (Study Period – 3 Years; Internship – 1 Year) Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University
2 Bsc Cardiac Technology 5 4 Years (Study Period – 3 Years; Internship – 1 Year) Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University
3 Bsc Physician Assistant 5 4 Years (Study Period – 3 Years; Internship – 1 Year) Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University
Note : The above courses are affiliated to The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Guindy, Chennai and this single fact highlights the value of the degree and the scope of the course. It has got very good potential for an assured job with a decent salary.
Allied Health Sciences
M.Sc. Degree Courses
Medical Physics
Medical Physics, in general, is a discipline in which the application of physics principles in health care environment are dealt with. It concentrates more on ionizing radiations like X-rays, Gamma rays etc. because of their wide applications in diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, particularly cancer. Medical Physics candidates study all relevant physics, mathematics and radiation biology in detail related to ionizing radiations.

Professional responsibilities include : commissioning and acceptance of radiation generators, complete quality assurance of radiation generators, carrying out advanced treatment planning procedures for cancer patients, maintaining radiation safety in the health care industry in compliance with Radiation Protection Rules, Government of India etc. This course is approved by Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and hence the candidates can become Radiological Safety Officers (RSO)-Level III in medical institutions on successful completion of RSO exam.

Though Medical Physicists are routinely employed in Radiation Oncology because of extensive Physics requirements, their employment in other clinical departments like Nuclear Medicine, Radiology etc. is also quite prevalent in western countries for efficient Physics and Radiation Safety services.

S.no Degree Department No. of seats Duration Eligibility Affiliation
1 Msc Medical Physics 16 2 Years Bharathiar University
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