Paramedical professionals are the support and backbone of the medical field. Right from assisting physicians in the operation theatre to running laboratory machines to checking blood samples, paramedical diploma course is pretty wide and covers a complete gamut of services.
All paramedical diploma courses are for a tenure of three years for students who have passed 10th standard or SSLC or equivalent. Students studying diploma after 10th standard will be taught English, Physics, Chemistry and Biology of Karnataka PUC in the first year of the course.
For students who have passed 12th standard or PUC or equivalent in Science with PCB, PCMB, or CBZ as the main specialisations, the diploma programme is for two years.
Most paramedical diploma courses in Karnataka are affiliated to Para Medical Board, Government of Karnataka.
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology is a two or three years programme that deals with the diagnosis of diseases and disorders through clinical laboratory tests. Lab technicians analyse body samples to detect changes in the body.
Diploma in X-Ray Technology.(Radiology & Imaging)
Diploma in X-Ray Technology is a two or three years programme that deals with operating X-Ray and other radiological machines.
Diploma in Health Inspector
Diploma in Health Inspector is a two or three years programme that deals with public health and sanitation. The specialists are trained to take care of hygiene at all levels of the organisation they are working for.
Diploma in Medical Records Technology
Diploma in Medical Records Technology is a two to three diploma programme that teaches a student to maintain medical records of patients at hospitals and clinics.
Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology
Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology is a two to three year diploma programme that deals with taking care of machines and equipment in operation theatre.
Diploma in Dialysis Technology
Diploma in Dialysis Technology is a two or three diploma programme designed to train a person as dialysis technicians. They can go on to work for hospitals, clinics, dialysis centres, and training institutes.
Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology
Diploma in Ophthalmic Technology is a two to three year diploma programme that trains a student in basic optometry practices including examining patients, basic treatment, and working on eye testing and other ophthalmic equipment.
Diploma in Dental Mechanics
Diploma in Dental Mechanics is a two to three year diploma programme that deals with preparing dental ceramics and helping the doctor with better dental facilities in the hospital or clinic.
Diploma in Dental Hygiene
Diploma in Dental Hygiene is a two or three year programme that deals with providing healthcare advice and performing polishing, scaling, x-rays, and administering local anaesthesia.
Diploma in CT Technician
Diploma in CT Technician is a two or three years diploma programme designed to train students in using medical imaging techniques to generate images of the human body.
Diploma in ICUTechnician
Diploma in ICU Technician is a two or three years diploma programme that deals with training a student in preparing the ICU prior to surgery.
Diploma in Cardiology
Diploma in Cardiology is a two or three years programme aimed at preparing a student to measure a patient’s heart through ECG, Echo, Holter and TMT. The specialists also provide psychological support to patients before and after surgery.
Diploma in Plaster Technician
Diploma in Plaster Technician is a two to three years diploma qualification for casting and splinting. The students learn to cast plaster on injuries caused by accidents or illness.
Diploma in Physiotherapy
Diploma in Physiotherapy is a two to three years diploma programme in physiotherapy. Students are trained to rehabilitate patients patients incapacitated due accident or injuries.
Diploma in Naturopathy & Yoga Science
Diploma in naturopathy and Yoga Sciences is a two or three years diploma programme that is aimed at studying practical aspects of yoga and naturopathy.
Diploma in Veterinary Science
Diploma in Veterinary Sciences is a two or three years full-time diploma programme that is aimed at training a person in animal care and breeding.
Diploma in Ayurvedic Compounder
Diploma in Ayurvedic Compounder is a two or three years diploma for ayurvedic drug manufacturing. Students are trained to prepare basic ayurvedic medicines like oils, ghrita, churna, and vati.
|Diploma||10+2 or equivalent with Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Biotechnology, and English||Two Years|
|Diploma||10th standard or SSLC or equivalent.||Two Years|
Placement And Career
The fact is India’s medical sector is growing at a fast pace and the need for people in the tertiary sector will always be there. As a paramedical diploma holder, you will easily find employment at hospitals and another medical delivery field
Government and private hospitals, clinics, old age homes, private and public companies, community health centres, rehab centres, special schools, psychiatric and health counselling centres, sports teams, research centres, and educational establishments.
Ophthalmologists are certified to perform medical exams on eyes. They are expert in the anatomy of the eye knowns all about eyes diseases. They provide routine care and prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses.
They manufacture dental prosthetics as well as build bridges, crowns, and dentures. They make devices based on the impression of the dentists and dental hygienists suggestion on the patient’s teeth.
They work in hospitals and diagnostic imaging centres. They explain the CT scan procedure to the patients, prepare the equipment that will be used. They prepare the examination room and monitor the patients during the exam. Finally, they document the information on computers for the physician.
They are trained professionals who respond quickly and competently to any medical emergencies in the intensive care unit (ICU). They assist the patient to get them to the hospital for extended treatment.
With the help of a variety of procedures and instruments, Cardiovascular Technicians diagnose and treat heart disease and vascular problems. At the entry-level, technicians perform electrocardiograms (EKGs) and may set up stress tests and Holter monitoring.