23 September 2011

Osmania University Post-graduate PG and Advanced Postgraduate Diploma APD Courses in Healthcare 2011 -2012

Osmania University Post-graduate PG and Advanced Postgraduate  Diploma APD Courses in Healthcare 2011 -2012 : Healthcare courses under Osmania University Admission Notification. Osmania University has given affiliation to conduct several Post-graduate and Advanced Postgraduate Diploma Courses in Healthcare to different hospitals for the benefit of thousands of graduates with a view to train them for employment in the healthcare industry. The PG Diploma Courses in Healthcare are of one year duration consisting of two semesters with theory and practical training and examinations plus an internship of six months. The Advanced P G Diploma courses in Healthcare are of two year duration consisting of four semesters with theory and practical training and exams in first and second semesters and only practical training and practical examinations in the third and fourth semesters without any internship. Syllabi of all the Courses have been designed with utmost care by experienced University Faculty and Medical experts to ensure that the skills and knowledge that students acquire are parallel to those in demand in the workplace i.e Hospitals. The syllabi of most of the Courses include training in Computers information technology and soft skills comprising spoken English and communication. Health care technologists (paramedical experts) are in great demand in India and abroad. They play a very important role in helping the doctor make an accurate diagnosis for treatment, cure and overall care of patients. More often than not, their role is both diagnostic and therapeutic. Healthcare technologists can advance to supervisory or management position in pathology labs and hospitals. They can also work as laboratory managers, consultants, or supervisors in health care administration.
About Healthcare courses of Osmania University in Affiliated Hospitals: The Healthcare courses being offered by various collaborating Hospitals and Medical Institutes under
Affiliation to Osmania University are:
PG Diploma courses in
1. Operation Theatre Technology
2. Cardiac Anesthesia Technology
3. Medical Research Assistant
4. Cath Lab Technology
5. Cardiac Medical Lab Technology
6. Perfusion Technology
7. Cardiac Pulmonary Physiotherapy
8. Echo Cardiography & Sonography
Advanced P G Diploma courses in
9. Physician Assistant
10. Emergency Medical Care
11. Medical Imaging Technology
12. Cardiac Technology
13. Dialysis Technology
14. Anaesthesia Technology
15. Medical Informatics
16. Health Insurance & Billing
Career prospects after completion of PG and Advanced P G Diploma courses:
PG Diploma courses (Courses: 1 to 8) can find employment in Cardiac speciality hospitals or Cardiology Departments and all other Departments of any Hospital. Advanced P G Diplomas (Courses: 9 to 16) qualify for a job in hospitals, minor emergency
centers, private labs, blood donor centers, Doctor’s clinics etc.
Healthcare courses offered by different hospitals under affiliation to Osmania University:

Sl. No  Hospital Name           Sl. Nos. of Courses Offered
1         GLOBAL Hospital          1, 4, 9,13
2         CARE Hospital               1, 2, 4, 7, 9, 10, 11, 13.
3         KIMS Hospital              1, 2, 5, 7, 8, 9,10,11,14
4         MEDWIN Hospital        9,10,11,12,13,14,15
5         INNOVA Children’s Heart Hospital     1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Eligibility:
The candidates who have passed or appeared in final year examination of a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for all the above courses 1 to 14 whereas graduates in all disciplines (Except Oriental Languages) are eligible for courses 15 and 16. These courses are offered by different hospitals, as mentioned below, in
affiliation to Osmania University.
Fee:
The course fee for the PG Diploma courses with serial nos. 1 to 8 is Rs.17,500/- per semester (Semesters I & II). For Advanced P G Diploma courses with serial nos. 9 to 16, it is Rs.12,500/- per Semester- payable only for Semesters-I and II and there is no fee payable for Semesters III &
IV.
Brief Introduction to the OU Healthcare courses:
P G DIPLOMA COURSES
1. PG Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology
PG Diploma in Operation Theatre Technology is a full time course and covers all the topics related to the field of operation theatre techniques which are necessary to become a qualified operation theatre technician. Today, with advanced technology, surgeries and operations have a big role to play to help people overcome their ailments. For quality treatment in the operation theatre, there is a great demand for qualified and trained technologists in corporate hospitals.

The course helps in the exposure to a student with all types of equipments & techniques used during normal as well as superspeciality surgeries. Students benefit through work-training in all types of theatres under highly qualified surgeons. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
2. PG Diploma in Cardiac Anesthesia Technology
The PG Diploma in Cardiac Anaesthesia Technology will train students to work as Cardiac Anaesthesia Technologists in Hospitals. The Indian Society of Anesthetists plan to implement minimum standards for patient care which means that it will be mandatory for Anesthetists to have a skilled assistance for at least the start and end of every Anesthetic procedure. These skilled assistance need to be trained properly especially in cases of Cardiac Anesthesia. After successful completion of the course the student will be able to assist / help the Cardiac Anesthetist during surgical procedures with proper skill, knowledge and attitude. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
3. PG Diploma in Medical Research Assistant
The PG Diploma Course in Medical Research Assistant will train students to work as Medical Research Assistants in the Research Department of Hospitals and Medical Research Institutes. They ensure that the lab is organized and runs smoothly and that standard lab procedures are used for collecting and storing data. The Medical Research Assistant also trains and supervises new research personnel and students in these procedures. He helps to design studies, run studies store data, prepare figures and tables, statistical analyses and slides and posters for presentation. He may also record vital signs, draw blood, help in ECG’s and other clinical tests. He may also assist with phones, screening calls, enrollment and regulatory data entry. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
4. P G Diploma in Cath Lab Technology
P G Diploma in Cath Lab Technology will prepare students to function as an integral part of the team by participating, implementing, and assisting in the care of patients in the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory. The Cath lab technologists demonstrate advance technical proficiency for all Cardiac Catheterization procedures and provide continuous care to all patients with multiple needs. Cath lab techs work with doctors to diagnose heart problems in patients by preparing patients for invasive cardiac procedures. The Cath lab tech prepares patients by helping them onto an examination table for the catheterization and monitors the patient’s vital signs and alerts the doctor of any problems. Cath lab techs are also trained in emergency procedures to resuscitate patients if needed. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
5. PG Diploma in Cardiac Medical Laboratory Technology:
PG Diploma in Cardiac Medical Laboratory technology is in demand since a Medical Laboratory is one of the corner stones of modern Medicine. Clinical Laboratory tests have become key elements in most diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for the treatment of Pathophysiological conditions of the body. The Physician’s examinations are supported by laboratory investigations like analysis of body fluids, tissues, blood typing, microorganism

screening, chemical analyses, cell counts etc. of the specimens which lead to treatment of many diseases. The course trains students to acquire the basic skills to perform these tests in the fields of Clinical Chemistry, Pathology, Microbiology and blood Banking with special emphasis on Cardiac Medical Laboratory techniques. They also acquire the knowledge of laboratory instrumentation,mechanical ability and the ability to use computers. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
6. PG Diploma in Perfusion Technology
PG Diploma in Perfusion Technology prepares students for the job of a perfusionist who is a skilled person, qualified by academic and clinical education who operates the heart lung machine when it is necessary to replace the patients circulatory or respiratory function. The course is intended to give training in cardiopulmonary by-pass techniques. This would involve some knowledge of anatomy physiology and physics. These technologists also have training in monitoring techniques, which are essential for perfusion. The perfusionist is skilled in the administration of blood products, anesthetic agents and drugs through the extra corporeal circuit. Further the perfusionist is also knowledgeable and competent in the management of other perfusion related equipment, techniques and procedures. After successful completion of the course the student will be able to operate the heart lung machine when it is necessary to replace a patient circulatory or respiratory function and able to manage perfusion related equipments, techniques and procedures. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
7. P G Diploma in Cardiac Pulmonary Physiotherapy
PG Diploma in Cardiac Pulmonary Physiotherapy prepares students to work as Respiratory Therapists or Cardiopulmonary Technologists who deliver medication to patients who have difficulty breathing. This field also referred to as Cardiopulmonary has gained a lot of importance and such trained Cardiac pulmonary physiotherapists are in great demand in Hospitals of India and abroad. They perform ECG’s, Holter Monitors, Event Monitors, Hand Held Nebulizer Therapy, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation, Ventilator or Life Support Management, Intubation or Placing Artificial Airways, Arterial Blood Gas Analysis, Pulse- Oximetry, Pulmonary Function Testing, Chest Physiotherapy etc, and help in transportation of Patients within the hospital and outside of the hospital, check Continuous Positive Airway Pressure, Oxygen Management and when necessary Help Resuscitate Babies on Deliveries. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a
bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
8. P G Diploma in Echo Cardiography & Sonography : The P G Diploma in Echo Cardiography & Sonography is a specialized healthcare field and involves the assessment of cardiovascular anatomy (the structure and function of the heart and blood vessels) with the use of specialized ultrasound technology. The Echocardiographer (or Cardiac Sonographer or Echo Tech) receives specialty training in cardiac ultrasound technology. Echocardiography maps the structures of the heart and vessels, such as valves and walls, and provides detailed information about the efficiency of blood flow through the cardiovascular system. Also known as Cardiac Sonography, Echocardiography is now replacing older radiology studies as a safer, more cost-effective, and more accurate diagnostic imaging
procedure.

The Echocardiographer performs an echocardiogram for the patient in a hospital, clinic, doctor’s office, or diagnostic imaging center setting. Cardiac Sonography jobs combine high-tech training and expertise with compassionate hands-on patient care. Echocardiographers work closely with patients throughout the procedure. He operates ultrasound equipment that collects reflected echoes and Doppler signals from images and spectral tracings of the heart. Two-dimensional images and Doppler tracings are used to assess cardiac structures and hemodynamics (study of blood flow). Echocardiographer and physicians work together with the patient during the cardiac ultrasound procedure to integrate Echo data for accurate diagnosis. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
ADVANCED P G DIPLOMA COURSES
9. Advanced P G Diploma in Physician Assistant : PG Diploma in Physician Assistant will train the students to work as Physician Assistants. A Physician Assistant is a position between the Physician (Doctor) and the Nurse and will work under the supervision of the Doctor (Physician or Surgeon). The Physician Assistant is responsible for providing diagnostic and therapeutic services, to obtain patient history, perform physical examination etc. They also order diagnostic tests and x-rays, interpreting the results of such tests as instructed. A Physician Assistant may assist suturing tasks, splinting and casting under the supervision of the Doctor. Physician Assistants record progress notes and counsel patients. Physician Assistants have managerial duties in Medical offices. This Course is almost entirely Hospital and patient-based and only those who are willing to work in hospitals and dedicate themselves for patient care should opt for it. It includes study of basic General Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, diagnosis and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
10. Advanced P G Diploma in Emergency Medical Care
The PG Diploma in Emergency Medical Care qualifies candidates to work as Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs). EMTs are indispensable during accidents or emergencies and many lives are saved due to their hard work and commitment. People’s lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care. Incidents as varied as automobile accidents, heart attacks, slips and falls, childbirth, and gunshot wounds all require immediate medical attention. EMTs provide this vital service and transport the sick or injured to a medical facility/Hospital. In an emergency, EMTs are typically dispatched by an operator (e.g. at phone number 101 or 108) to the scene, where they often work with police and fire fighters. Once they arrive, EMTs assess the nature of the patient’s condition while trying to determine whether the patient has any pre-existing medical conditions. Following medical protocols and guidelines, they provide appropriate emergency care and, when necessary, transport the patient to a medical facility/Hospital. Some are trained to treat patients with minor injuries on the scene of an accident or they may treat them at their home without transporting them to a medical facility. Emergency treatment is carried out under the direction of physicians. This Course is almost entirely Hospital and patient-based and only those who are willing to work in hospitals and dedicate themselves for patient care should opt for it. It includes study of basic General Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, diagnosis and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
11. Advanced P G Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology
PG Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology is a full time course. Students learn the basic anatomy of the body, so that they can interpret the parts on the radiograph, basic physiology of the body & the pathology that will alter it leading to a disease process. Students will be trained in conventional radiography as well as in modern imaging techniques which are not routinely performed but necessary to know as a radiology & imaging technician. Students get experience in hi tech diagnostic centers with the whole new and advance equipments and imaging techniques. The demand of technologists are increasing day by day due to constant opening of the diagnostic centers in public as well as private sectors not even in India but also abroad. It includes study of basic terms of Physics, Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
12. Advanced P G Diploma in Cardiac Technology
PG Diploma in Cardiac Technology trains students to work as Cardiology technologists and allied health support personnel in a variety of settings in Cardiology Departments of Hospitals and in Heart Hospitals. A Cardiology technologist is trained to perform diagnostic procedures at the request of the physician to evaluate, diagnose, and treat patients with cardiac disease. The work place will vary from doctors’ offices to hospital Cardiology departments. Cardiology technologists operate machines like ECG machines that record the electrical changes that occur during and between heartbeats and a printout is made for interpretation by the physician. Cardiology technologists also perform other important tests and help Physicians use the output to diagnose arrhythmias or problems with pacemakers. They also assist with treadmill stress testing as well and document the patient’s medical history and explain the procedure. In addition to performing diagnostic cardiac procedures, they may be responsible for scheduling appointments, typing doctors’ interpretations, maintaining patient files, and caring for equipment. It includes study of basic General Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, diagnosis and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
13. Advanced P G Diploma in Dialysis Technology
PG Diploma in Dialysis Management is a full time course. Dialysis is most frequently done nowadays because nephrological ailments occur commonly in all stages of life among urban as well as rural population. Due to this, new separate hospitals for nephrology and departments especially for nephrology are being established in running hospitals to handle all types of dialysis. A dialysis technician plays an important role in the procedure of dialysis and the demand of such a technician is increasing day by day. Dialysis is a form of therapy, which is used in patients with kidney failure. In the absence of kidney function, dialysis helps patients survive and also lead a good quality of life. In patients who are critically ill, dialysis is an inevitable part of the ICU support system. The concepts of dialysis; types of dialysis as well as the machines used for dialysis are changing rapidly. The aim of the dialysis technology course is to provide an educational programme to train students to understand the principles and technique of dialysis, maintenance of a dialysis unit and in meeting international standards of dialysis care. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
14. Advanced P G Diploma in Anaesthesia Technology
The PG Diploma in Anaesthesia Technology will train students to work as Anaesthesia Technologists in Hospitals. The Indian Society of Anesthetists plan to implement minimum standards for patient care which means that it will be mandatory for Anesthetists to have a skilled assistance for at least the start and end of every Anesthetic procedure. These skilled assistance need to be trained properly especially in cases of cardiac anesthesia. After successful completion of the course the student will be able to assist / help the Anesthetist during surgical procedures with proper skill, knowledge and attitude. It includes study of basic terms of Medicine and hospital procedures. The candidates with a bachelor degree with at least one life science subject are eligible for this course.
15. Advanced P G Diploma in Medical Informatics
PG Diploma in Medical Informatics will prepare students for a career in the Medical Records Departments of Hospitals. Enormous volumes of information is generated every day in large Corporate Hospitals, Nursing homes, Clinics and Laboratories which is being processed by successful application of Information Technology. This information is stored and maintained both manually and Electronically as Medical Records. The application of Information technology in Healthcare, now generally known as Health Informatics, is a complex and interdisciplinary field in which Medicine, Computer Science, Management Science and Statistics are all represented. The course aims to satisfy the need of the Hospitals for employing trained manpower in the Medical Records Section. The students will work under the guidance of the Chief of Medical Records on aspects related to the development of Hospital management software and software needed for the storage, maintenance and retrieval of patients’ medical records. Students with a graduate degree in any discipline (Except Oriental Languages) are eligible for this course. Further, Students with aptitude for computers will be suitable.
16. Advanced P G Diploma in Health Insurance & Billing
PG Diploma in Health Insurance and Billing will prepare students for a career in the continuously growing field of Healthcare insurance of several Indian and Multinational insurance companies. Doctors and Hospitals are overwhelmed with insurance paperwork these days. Processing Medical insurance claims has become big business! They will work as Hospital Billing & Insurance experts and process insurance claims efficiently, handle patient invoices, and obtain reimbursements for both patients and Hospitals/Doctors. They will prepare insurance claim forms both manually and by computer. They also process and analyze the benefits provided by the insurance companies. The course involves study of basic terms of Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics to gain familiarity with various Medical terms, diagnosis and procedures. Students will schedule patients, banking, financial record keeping, and billing. They can work as administrative officials in Medical office, including front office, specialty departments and office management. They can find employment in entry-level positions at Hospitals, Clinics, Nursing homes, and Rehabilitation centers with job titles such as Medical Secretary/Office Manager and Medical Biller and manage financial
records, schedule patients using computer software and perform front office duties. They can
also find jobs in insurance companies. Students with a graduate degree in any discipline (Except Oriental Languages) are eligible for this course. Further, Students with aptitude for computers will be suitable.
 source:www.osmania.ac.in
http://www.osmania.ac.in/admissions/
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  1. when i submitted form it was informed that information about counselling will be sent by post but i did not get any post yet and now i came to know that counselling is finish can you please say me why did i not get the post and what should i do now

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