Allied Health Science Colleges in Bangalore


Allied Health Science Colleges in Bangalore
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Allied health care services are different from medicine, nursing and pharmacy. Allied health professionals provide a range of services including patient care & support services, diagnostic, technical and therapeutic.

Need for skilled health care professionals are increasing in India and abroad. To meet global health goals we are still in need of much more allied health professionals. As per a study by the World Health Organization there is a deficiency of around 2 million allied health professionals globally, and the number is likely to increase in future. This statistics points to plenty of job openings in this sector.

BSc. Allied health science courses available in Bangalore are:

Major terminologies in allied health science are defined below:

Medical Lab Technology (MLT) is an Allied Health specialty in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases with the use of clinical laboratory tests.

Operation Theatre Technology: The main responsibility of an operation theater technician is to assist and help Doctors and Surgeons during surgery and emergency procedures.

Medical Imaging Technology is the technique used to create images of the human body for clinical purposes or medical science.

Renal Dialysis: Dialysis is clinical purification of blood done as a substitute for kidney function. It helps people with kidney failure (renal failure) to live healthy.

Respiratory Care: A respiratory therapist is a specialized healthcare practitioner trained in pulmonary medicine in order to work therapeutically with people suffering from pulmonary (lung) diseases.

Anesthesia is a state of controlled & temporary loss of sensation and/or awareness induced for medical purposes. Body incisions are made painless by anesthesia and that prevents patients from feeling pain during surgery. The role of a BSc anesthesia professional is to assist the doctor or surgeon by giving anesthesia to the patient.

Cardiology is a branch of medicine dealing with the disorders of the heart as well as parts of circulatory system. Cardiology technicians assist cardiologists.

Perfusion Technology: Perfusionist, also known as a perfusiologist or clinical perfusion scientist, is a healthcare professional who operates the cardiopulmonary bypass machine (heart–lung machine) during cardiac surgery and other surgeries that require cardiopulmonary bypass to manage the patient's physiological status.

Audiology: Audiologists are health care professionals who are trained to evaluate hearing loss and related disorders, including balance (vestibular) disorders and tinnitus (ringing in the ears) and to rehabilitate individuals with hearing loss and related disorders.

Optometry: An optometrist is a trained person in optometry and whose job includes vision therapy, ocular diseases, spectacles and contact lenses.

Phlebotomy: Phlebotomists are people trained to draw blood from patients (mostly from veins) for clinical or other purposes.

Orthoptics is a profession related to eye care with primary emphasis on the diagnosis and non-surgical management of strabismus (wandering eye), amblyopia (lazy eye) and eye movement disorders. Much of the practice of orthoptists concerns refraction and muscular eye control.

Radiotherapy is cancer treatment using radiation.

Orthotics / prosthetics are tertiary qualified Allied Health Professionals who assess and treat the physical and functional limitations of people resulting from illnesses and disabilities, including limb amputations.
A prosthetist designs, creates and fits artificial limbs on patients who have lost a part or all of a limb. An orthotist, on the other hand, fits braces and other devices to enhance the movement and function of a patient's damaged limbs or spine. An orthotist/prosthetist can make and fit both prosthetics and orthotics.

Critical Care Technology is about installation, operation, maintenance and repair of medical equipments involved in the treatment of patients who are critically ill. A critical care technologist is also called biomedical equipment Technician.

Bachelor of Public Health is a degree in the field of allied health sciences that equips you to deal with issues related to public health: Prevention & management of diseases & health hazards, promotion of community/public health, monitoring food/water/air safety & quality and population control.


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