K S Hegde Medical Academy, established in 1999 is recognized by the Medical Council of India / NMC, New Delhi. It is affiliated to Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru and situated in the Medical Sciences Complex at Deralakatte, Mangaluru. The college is ranked 36th in the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2020 by MHRD, GoI among the medical colleges in India.
Dean: Prof. (Dr) P S Prakash, MBBS, MD (General Medicine) is a renowned physician and has nearly 4 decades of clinical, undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral training experience.
Dr Janardhan Kamath, MBBS, DNB, Head, Department of Nephrology, has nearly 17 years of teaching experience.
Pass in 12th standard or equivalent examination with 40% marks in Physics, Chemistry & Biology with English as one of the languages of study. The candidate should have completed 17 years of age as on 31st December of the year of admission..
On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide students with the process of registration and admission.
Admission to BSc (RDT) is based on merit in the qualifying examination.
The fee structure is made available on our website www.nitte.edu.in under the head, Course Fee.
The course commences on the date prescribed by the University, generally in August.
Applied Anatomy, Applied Physiology, Applied Biochemistry, Dialysis Therapy, English, Constitution of India, Applied Pathology, Applied Microbiology, Renal Disease, Environmental & Occupational Health
Dialysis Therapy, Patient Care and Basic Nursing, Basics of Medical Disorders, Biostatistics, Applied Pharmacology, Renal Nutrition, Hemodialysis Guidelines, Allergy & Immunology, Research Methodology, Human Rights, Gender Equity
Applied Dialysis Technology, Renal Dialysis Technology related with Laboratory, Cardiology & Imaging Technology, Elective 1 (Endoscopy, Cath Lab, Molecular Biology), Bioinformatics, Renal Transplantation, Advanced Dialysis Technology, Elective 2 (Medical Imaging/Radiography, Medical Laboratory Technology, Mass Communication), Psychology
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