Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Medical Technology

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Program Structure for Batch 2019-22

Program Structure for Batch 2019-22

OBJECTIVE

As technology advances and better investigative and treatment options are introduced, the need for professionals equipped to handle newer diagnostic modalities are on the rise. The ever changing & ever expanding horizon of the health care sector demands formal training programmes in all its allied areas. The diagnostics sector, today is witnessing a tremendous growth in terms of volume and sophistication. With increasing advances and super specialization, the scope for tomorrow’s technologists does not remain limited to just routine tests. Advanced complex instrumentation & equipment require technocrats not only to operate but also to care & maintain them as well. These experts have to possess a strong scientific foundation & be able to perform at a much higher level than the traditionally trained technicians of the past. The students thus trained in the technological aspects of medical care with a good scientific foundation 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.

3 Years Full Time

120 Students

As per University norms

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 Entrance test & 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.

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

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

Laparoscopy & Endoscopy Technologists learn the fundamentals & skills required to assist the Surgeons conducting Laparoscopy procedures and Physicians in Endoscopy procedures at various clinical establishments.

Ophthalmic Sciences Technologists pursuing Ophthalmic Sciences specialization deal with the technical aspects of ophthalmic procedures required for diagnosis and treatment of eye disorders & diseases. The technologists so trained would be in a position to competently assist the Ophthalmologists.

Neurosciences Technology Neuroscience technology is a fast developing field in medical science. The students will acquire skills to assess the patient, plan various electro-diagnostic procedures, and implement them in the neurosciences laboratories.

TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The programme include both theoretical & practical knowledge of the Diagnostic Investigations, Therapeutic procedures and Equipment 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.

The well-equipped health skill laboratories facility 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 followed by real time “Hands-On” practical training in hospital.

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.

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 2019-20

Program fees for B.Sc. (Medical Technology)

Amount in INR for 1st Year

1st Installment

Rs. 76,500/-
(Rs.66,500/- Academic Fees + Rs.10,000/- Deposit)

2nd Installment:

Rs.66,500/-(Academic Fees)

Total fees for 1st Year

Rs. 1,43,000/-


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

STEP I: Online registration to B.Sc. Medical Technology programme: Complete the online registration by filling the online registration form and making online payment of registration charges. Registration charges are Rs.1250/-
STEP II: You will be called for Entrance Test & PI-WAT exam ( Personal Interview and Written Ability Test)
STEP III: Selection will be intimated to candidate through email.
STEP IV: Admission process will be completed after the verification of all the submitted documents and payment of 1st instalment of academic fees.

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

IMPORTANT DATES

Important Dates Date
Programme Registration Begins Friday, 1st March 2019
Last date of Online registration Monday, 6th May 2019
Last Date of payment of Registration fees Monday, 13th May 2019
Entrance Test Tuesday, 4th, 11th & 18th June 2019
Personal Interaction & Written Ability Test Tuesday, 4th, 11th & 18th June 2019
Announcement of Selected candidates through e mail Friday, 7th, 14th & 21st June 2019 corresponding to the PIWAT dates
Last date for payment of fees for candidates in the first merit list First installment of fees to be paid within one week period from the date of issue of provisional admission letter.
Programme Commencement Thursday, 1st August 2019

Disclaimer: These are tentative dates, subject to change. For regular updates, please log on www.sihspune.org

STUDENT HANDBOOK – B.Sc. MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY BATCH 2017-20

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

Left To Right

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.