B.Sc. - Medical Technology

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OBJECTIVE

To train students in the technological aspects of medical care with a good scientific foundation. These students will be in a position to competently assist the Physician or Surgeon, especially in high-tech medical procedures to cater to the health care industry globally..
Programme commences on 10th August, 2017
Admissions Open for B.Sc. Medical Technology

Three Years Full Time

90 Seats

Within the Sanctioned intake:
Scheduled Caste: 15%
Scheduled Tribes: 7.5%
Differently Abled: 3%
Over and above the Sanctioned intake:
Kashmiri Migrants: 2 seats
International Students: 15%

ELIGIBILITY

Std. XII Pass with any two of the following subjects : Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Botany, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Mathematics OR equivalent as decided by competent authority.

Working Professionals: For the candidates who have educational qualification and work experience in the mentioned specializations, admissions will be given directly to 2nd year subject to approval of the SIU.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

Based on marks in XII Std. Science / Equivalent Examination followed by personal interview and written ability test.

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION

The medium of instruction for all the courses shall be English

PATTERN OF COURSE

Semester


CAREER PROSPECTS

Well trained technocrats with a strong scientific foundation make Medical Technology a challenging and rewarding career. The demand for professionals who can provide diagnostic and therapeutic service has been growing at a much faster pace than the number being trained every year. Students can pick up global careers in

  • Medical Technology industry
  • Medical equipment companies
  • Homecare industry
  • Medical imaging industry
  • Dialysis center & services
  • Intensive & Critical care
  • Diagnostic centers & services
  • Pathology Laboratories
  • Academic institutes
  • Simulation centers
  • Research & Development centers
  • IT in Medical Technology
  • Entrepreneurship

The programme offers specializations in the following areas:

Cardiac Care Technology The Cardiac Care Technologist is responsible for direct and indirect patient care, haemo- dynamic monitoring, equipment set up and operation. They assist the Physician during cardiac procedures and assume responsibility for completion of other cardiac lab functions as assigned.

Respiratory Therapy The Respiratory Therapist is a key member of the medical team, specializing in diagnostics, treatments and procedures in the care of patients with respiratory problems. They evaluate, treat and care for patients with breathing disorders.

Dialysis Technology Dialysis Technologists operate machines that remove waste and excess fluids from the blood of patients whose kidneys can no longer carry out those functions satisfactorily. The programme is designed to provide competencies & technical skills necessary in the field of dialysis.

Imaging Sciences Imaging Sciences Technologists are health professionals who facilitate diagnosis and management through the creation of images using medical imaging modalities like X-ray, Ultrasound, Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography.

Clinical Laboratory Technology Clinical Lab. Technology is concerned with the analysis of biological specimens to support diagnosis and treatment of disease. Laboratory Technologists perform a full range of laboratory tests, the information of which influences the medical treatment a patient will receive.

Operation Theatre and Anesthesia Technology The Operation Theatre and Anaesthesia Technologist is responsible for direct and indirect patient care equipment set up, Pre, Intra & Post operative procedures.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The courses include both theoretical & practical knowledge of the Diagnostic Investigations, Therapeutic procedures and Equipments as applicable to the health care sector today. It introduces students to emerging technologies and their applications. Students spend a considerable part of their learning time in hospital set-ups where they are exposed to actual 'hands on' practical training. Each student works on a project related to his / her specialization.

Symbiosis Centre for Health Skills (SCHS) is a multidisciplinary educational facility that strives to provide high –tech simulated and virtually created hospital set-up for teaching, training and assessment for all health care professionals in clinical and related management skills. The broad objective is to align with the National Agenda of Skill Development to create robust and vibrant eco system for quality education and skill development in the healthcare sector in the country. This simulation based training is an integral part of education and training in Medical Technology and helps students to expertise the technical competencies.

As part of their curriculum students are taught additional modules on Management issues relevant to the respective specializations. The students are also trained in soft skills, Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

The Global Immersion Program (GIP), Inter Institute Credit Transfer Program, Liberal Arts & Social Services exposes the students to the external world & helps in the overall development of the student.

There is emphasis on a multidisciplinary approach towards achieving professional success.

EVALUATION

The evaluation will have both internal & external components. The internal component will be continuous throughout the semester & external component will be conducted by the university at the end of the semester. A student would be required to pass in each head (internal and external) independently. Students would be assessed according to the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) system. Students would be awarded the Grade Point Average where grades would be awarded based on the class average. A student would be required to perform consistently well.

The Medical Technology programme will have a total of 150 credits in 3 years. Each credit is defined as 15 hours of teaching (Lecture or Lecture demonstration) or 30 hours of supervised practicals. Each credit is assessed for 25 Marks. For all external courses internal assessment will be of 40% and external assessment will be of 60%. Practicals will be 100% external. Internal courses will be evaluated 100% internally by the institute.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

Marks in the qualifying examination followed by Personal Interview.

MEDIUM OF INSTRUCTION:

The medium of instruction for all the courses shall be English.

PATTERN OF PROGRAMME

Semester

STANDARD OF PASSING

The assessment of the student for each examination is done, based on relative performance. Maximum Grade Point (GP) is 10 corresponding to O (Outstanding). For all courses, a student is required to pass both internal and external  examination  separately  with  a  minimum  Grade  Point  of  4 corresponding  to  Grade P. Students securing less than 40% absolute marks in each head of passing will be declared FAIL. The University awards a degree to the student who has achieved a minimum CGPA of 4 out of maximum of 10 CGPA for the program.

AWARD OF DEGREE

B.Sc.(Medical Technology) Degree will be awarded at the end of 3 years, taking into consideration the performance of the candidate in all examinations conducted throughout the three years.

FEE STRUCTURE - BATCH 2017-20

Program fees for B.Sc. (Medical Technology)

Amount in INR for 1st Year)

Total fees for 1st Year

Rs. 1,10,000/-

Institute deposit

Rs. 10,000/-

Total

Rs. 1,20,000/-


The programme fee includes examination fees and Convocation & Transcript fees.
Note:
a. In case of backlog, the fees will be charged separately as per the schedule given by SIU
b. In case of 'Term Not Granted (TNG)', the student need not pay the fees for the subsequent attempt
c. The fee for the 2nd and 3rd year may be revised as per the hospital attachments


HOW TO APPLY

THROUGH SYMBIOSIS ENTRANCE TEST (SET)
Through Symbiosis Entrance Test (SET) and Personal Interview & Written Ability Test (PI-WAT).
For SET details kindly refer to: www.set-test.org

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED AT THE TIME OF ADMISSION

1. Certificate of passing the qualifying examination (10th & 12th Science)
2. Mark list (10th & 12th Science)
3. Migration Certificate in original
4. Transfer Certificate or School Leaving Certificate
5. Character Certificate / No dues certificate
6. Requisite caste certificate issued by the competent authority if admission is against reserved category
7. Gap Certificate if applicable
8. Certificate of change of name if applicable supported by documentary evidence like Government Gazette

Induction Program 2014 – B. Sc. Medical Technology program

Left To Right

Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar, Dean, Faculty of Health & Biomedical Sciences, SIU
Dr. Rajani Gupte Vice Chancellor,Symbiosis International University (SIU)
Chief Guest : Dr. A. Velumani Chairman, Thyrocare Technologies Ltd
Padma Bhushan Dr. S.B. Mujumdar, Founder & President, Symbiosis, Chancellor, SIU
Guest of Honour: Shri. Ramling Mali, President, Maharashtra Nursing Council, Mumbai
Dr. Vidya Yeravdekar Principal Director, Symbiosis Society


RESCARE 2014 - Indian Association of Respiratory Care (IARC) hosted by SIHS

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Dr. Sammita Jadhav, Deputy Director, Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences.
Dr. Anita Shenoy, President, Indian Association of Respiratory Care (IARC).
Dr. Rajiv Yeravdekar, Dean, Symbiosis Institute of Health and Biomedical Sciences, SIU.
Chief Guest: Dr. Shirish Prayag, Managing Director & Chief Consultant in Critical Care Medicine, Prayag Hospital, Pune.
Prof. Vijay Deshpande, Prof. Emeritus, Respiratory Therapy, Georgia State University, USA.