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Para Medical Sevices  

 


Introduction:
Paramedical staff includes physiotherapists, occupational therapists, prosthetic and orthotic technicians, medical technologists, radiographers and radiotherapists.

Nature of work:
Physiotherapists: their job is to restore mobility, alleviate pain and suffering, and to prevent permanent disability in patients. They treat fracture of bones, sprains, neurological disorders
Caused by trauma, infection and paralysis.they work with burn patients,cardiac patients and cancer patients. Physiotherapists can specialize in one of the following specialisations
cardiopulmonary
clinical electrophysiology
neurological physical therapy
pediatric physiotherapy
geriatric physiotherapy
sports physiotherapy

Occupational therapists:

They treat patients with physical and spastic disabilities. They assist the patients with artificial limbs, patients with neurological disorders, premature infants, disabled patients etc.

Prosthetic and orthotic engineering:
They deal with physically disabled,crippled,and orthopaedically handicapped persons.
Orthotists work with patients with limb or spine related disabilities and design and create corrective devices. They work on physicians directions regarding treatment.

Medical technologists:
These are involved in laboratory tests required for detection,
Diagnosis and treatment of disease their work is to carry out different kinds of tests and their analysis to operate ecg's and recording them.

Radiographers and radiotherapists:
Radiographers conducts x-rays ,CT scans,MR scans which are then seen by radiologists for diagnostic purposes. They operate equipments which are intended to study images of body tissues, bones and organs for diagnosis and therapy.
Radio therapists give s radiation to cancer patients.

Personal attributes:
Patience and perseverance, ability to deal with people, ability to maintain records, understanding and caring attitude, ability to plan and coordinate and scientific bent of mind are required.

Courses offered:
Physiotherapy ,medical technology, occupational therapy are offered as a degree as well as
Diploma courses after 10+2. Degree course is of 4½years duration while diploma course is of 2 years.
medical technology, radiography is offered as a 3 years bachelors course.


Eligibility
Students who have done 10+2 with science are eligible to pursue a course in paramedical sciences.selection is through entrance test.


institutes/colleges
Colleges offering courses in physiotherapy(b.p.t), occupational therapists(b.o.t)

 

Universities/colleges

Course offered

Utkal universities,

Bhuveneshwar

Bot, bpt

University of delhi

 

B.sc.(h) phy,

Ocu.therapy

Kurukshetra university

 

Bpt

Pgimer, chandigarh

Bpt

Barkatullah vishwavidyalaya

B.sc.(physco)

School of physco and

Occupational therapy

 sms medical college, jaipur

Bpt

Mother terassa institute of paramedical science

Bpt

School of physcotherapy,

Ahemdabad

Bpt

Ms university of baroda, vadudra

Bpt

Lokmanya tilak medical college

 school of physcotherapy

Mumbai

Bpt

B.sc.(ot&pt)

National institute for orthopedically hadicapped, kolkatta

Bot

Occupational therapy training school, mumbai

Bpt,bot

Cmc, vallore

Bpt,bot

Annamalai university

Bpt

J j college of physcotherapy

Bpt

Kasturba medical college,manipal

Bpt

Banglore medical college

B.sc.(physco), b.sc(mlt)

Institute for the physically handicaped, university of delhi

B.sc.(h) phy.therapy

B.sc.(h) ocu.therapy