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, and all related medical departments, to cater to the health care industry globally.

JOB OPPORTUNITY : First assistant to doctors / surgeons in OPD, operation theatre. They can also be posted in CCU’s, ICU’s 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.

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, Administrators in hospitals , Medical Journalists and also in Medical Tourism.

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

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 equipments and maintain a clear work environment.
JOB OPPORTUNITY : Anesthesia Technician in the Operation Rooms, Intensive Care Units and Labor suites of Hospitals. Work with Manufacturer of Anesthesia Equipments

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 (CPPT)

B.Sc. Cardio Pulmonary Perfusion Technology (CPPT) is an Undergraduate Program offered by MMM college of Health Sciences Center affiliated to Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai.

OBJECTIVES : A perfusionist is a skilled allied health professional, trained and educated specifically as a member of an open-heart surgical team, responsible for the selection, setup and operation of a Heart-Lung Machine and other life support systems like IABP, LVAD, RVAD & ECMO to cardiac surgical team during major cardiothoracic, vascular and transplant surgeries, as well as support to the critically- ill.

JOB OPPORTUNITY : Work as highly skilled and qualified Cardiovascular Perfusionist / ECMO specialist in any cardiac surgical setup. Work as a Faculty in a school offering Perfusion technology program Work in the industry as clinical specialist in Cardiovascular Surgical / Equipment Industry.

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Anatomy Pharmacology Introduction to Surgery & CSSD
Physiology Microbiology Cardiopulmonary 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.
JOB OPPORTUNITY : Dialysis technicians, also called nephrology technicians or hemodialysis technicians, operate the machines that remove wastes and excess fluid from the blood of patients whose kidneys are not functioning properly. 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 may also work in the private residences of patients who have dialysis done at home.

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Anatomy Applied Anatomy and Physiology Dialysis Technology
Physiology Clinical Pharmacology Renal Disease Therapeutics
Biochemistry Clinical Microbiology Year IV
Pathology Medical Ethics Internship
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.

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 catheterization, ECG and treadmill laboratories.

Subjects :


First Year Second Year Third Year
Applied Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry related to Cardiac Technology Advanced Electrocardiography 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 disease conditions using latest biomedical techniques and instruments.

JOB OPPORTUNIT : 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

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMME

Eligibility Certificate

Candidates who have passed any qualifying examination as stated in the regulations other than the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University shall obtain an "Eligibility Certificate" from this University by remitting the prescribed fees along with the application form and required documents before seeking admission to any one of the affiliated institutions.

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 the same while providing quality patient care in multi-specialty hospitals and community.

DURATION : 2 Years and 6 months of residency training in multi-speciality hospital


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

JOB OPPORTUNITY : : Dieticians in healthcare Settings, Nutritionists in Fitness Centres, Food quality Officers, Lecturers in Colleges, Research associate with Food Industries, Pharmaceutical Companies, Can start own Diet Counseling Centres, Nutrition Consultant.

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 for M.Sc. CN

(Residency Training for 6 Months): Residency training for 6 months is compulsory on a rotation basis in the following departments: General Medicine, Surgery, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Geriatrics, Pediatrics, Oncology, Cardiology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Neurology and Endocrinology.

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



M.Sc. Medical Lab Technology

OBJECTIVES : To provide extensive training in biochemistry, microbiology and pathology

Duration of the Course : 2 Years

ELIGIBILITY: B.Sc. Biochemistry, B.Sc. Microbiology, B.Sc. Lab Technology and Genetics

JOB SCOPE :Medical Laboratories, Research Laboratories, Hospitals, Pharmaceutical Companies – Teaching.

Subjects :


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 -