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BSc - Respiratory Therapy

About the Institution

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.

Faculty

Dean: Prof. (Dr) P S Prakash, MBBS, MD (General Medicine) Prof. Prakash is a renowned physician and has nearly 4 decades of clinical, undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral training experience.

Co-ordinator

Prof (Dr) Giridhar B H, MD, DNB, PDCC, Professor & Head, Department of Pulmonary Medicine has 12 years of teaching experience and has 22 research publications to his credit.

Eligibility

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.

Admission Procedure for BSc (A&OTT/MIT/MLT/RT)

Students seeking admission to BSc (A&OTT/MIT/MLT/RT) are required to submit the Admission Query form available on the homepage of www.nitte.edu.in

On receipt of the same, the Admission Section will guide the students with the process of registration and admission.

Admission to BSc (A&OTT/MIT/MLT/RT) is based on merit in the qualifying examination.

Documents required for admission to BSc (A&OTT/MIT/MLT/RT)

  • 10th standard pass certificate for proof of date of birth (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • 12th standard marks card (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Transfer certificate from the institution last attended (Original + 3 attested copies)
  • Conduct certificate from the institution last attended
  • Migration certificate from the Board/University of the institution last studied
  • Physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner
  • Blood group certificate
  • Photographs: Recent colour photo with white background, of resolution 300-600 dpi & size 35 mm x 45 mm (P.P size 5 Nos.) & size 20 mm x 25 mm (Stamp size 5 Nos.)
  • Aadhaar card copy of the student

Commencement of Course

The course commences on the date prescribed by the University, generally in August

For any information regarding the admissions, mail us at: info@nitte.edu.in

Course Content:

Semester I & II :

Applied Anatomy, Applied Physiology, Applied Biochemistry, Introduction to Respiratory Therapy, Applied Pathology, Applied Microbiology, Respiratory Therapy basics, Environmental & Occupational Health, Pulmonary Function tests.

Semester III & IV :

Patient care and basic Nursing, Basics of medical disorders, Sleep medicine, Biostatistics, Respiratory Pharmacology, Bronchoscopy & EBUS, Allergy & Immunology, Imaging Modality in respiratory medicine, Research Methodology.

Semester V & VI :

Chest physical therapy & Pulmonary rehabilitation, Basic Intensive Care, Respiratory infections, Elective 1, Bio-informatics, Clinical respiratory medicine, Interventional Pulmonology, Advanced Intensive Care, Elective 2, Psychology.

Career Opportunities

  • Respiratory Therapist
  • ICU co-ordinator
  • Polysomnography Technologist
  • Pulmonary function Technologist
  • Physician assistant to Bronchoscopy and Interventional Pulmonologist
  • Domiciliary Respiratory Therapist
  • Product Trainer
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