K S Hegde Medical Academy, established in 1999 is recognized by the Medical Council of India. It is affiliated to Nitte (Deemed to be University), Mangaluru. The college is situated in the Medical Sciences Complex at Deralakatte, Mangaluru.
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.
Respiratory Therapy: Dr. Giridhar B.H, MD, DNB, PDCC. Dr. Giridhar has seven years of teaching experience and has published 22 research articles in various national and international journals.
Pass in the 12th standard or equivalent examination with not less than 50% marks in aggregate in the Physics, Chemistry and Biology with English as one of the languages of study.
Applied Anatomy, Applied Physiology, Applied Biochemistry, Introduction to Respiratory Therapy, Applied Pathology, Applied Microbiology, Respiratory Therapy basics, Environmental & Occupational health, Pulmonary Function tests.
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.
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.