Degree Programmes

  • School of Healthcare

Degree Programmes

Undergraduate Programmes

B. Optometry

Overview

Bachelor of Optometry is a four-year Undergraduate Programme offered by the School of Healthcare at Rishihood University. Optometry deals with the examination, diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases and disorders of the visual system. It is a vision care science.

One can also define it as the science of eye equipment (including lenses and spectacles) which is imbued with the idea of improving the vision of the human eye and remove all kinds of obstacles of sight which an individual may experience. This is a dynamic and challenging career, which allows one to help people achieve personal growth, community respect, job flexibility, financial success and offers virtually unlimited opportunities for career enhancement.

Programme Structure

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Career Opportunities

The programme is designed to develop multipurpose ophthalmic manpower at a paramedical level. The training will enable a student to become a competent person in providing service as an Optician, Optometrist, Refractionist and Ophthalmic Associate to the community in urban, semi-urban and rural settings in private, semi-Governmental and Governmental sectors.

B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology

Overview

Medical Laboratory Technology also called Clinical Laboratory Science is concerned with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases through the use of clinical laboratory tests. The B.Sc. in Medical Laboratory Technology programme aims to provide efficient and balanced training in laboratory medicine. Students receive a stimulating, challenging and supportive academic experience alongside a fulfilling and enjoyable social life.

The Programme of study enhances student’s knowledge and skills in several major areas of medical laboratory technology. The degree in medical laboratory technology provides advanced skills to practising laboratory professionals in health administration, leadership, conflict management, quality assurance and health informatics. Aim of the program is to teach and train students in the management of operation theatre along with handling a variety of operating instruments including electronic and advanced equipment used in modern operation theatres.

Programme Structure

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Career Opportunities

Career options post-graduation include Laboratory Technician, an Assistant Lab Technician, Technology Manager, Laboratory Manager, Research Associate, Medical-record Technician, Laboratory Testing Manager, and many more.

B.Sc. in Medical Radiology & Imaging Technology

Overview

B.Sc. Medical Radiology & Imaging Technology is a modern course which trains students to tackle the challenges of cutting-edge medical technology. This is a three-year degree programme which provides an entry into the more specialized radiology courses. Radiology sometimes called Radiography is the study and application of various imaging techniques to produce images of the internal structures of the human body. These pictures are termed as radiographs and have emerged as an integral part of modern medical sciences. Their most common application is in the diagnosis of ailments ranging from simple bone fractures to dreaded tumours. More advanced uses arise in the studies of human anatomy and physiology. Radiology encompasses varied techniques in X-Ray study and Ultrasound to MRI and Nuclear Medicine.

A Radiologist, also known as Medical Radiation Technologist or Radiographer, is thus a person with an added expertise in the production and interpretation of such images. Radiology has assumed great importance in medicine because it provides the least invasive, clean, quick and economical method to diagnose, monitor or treat bodily injury or disease.

B.Sc. Medical Radiology & Imaging Technology introduces the student to the basic bifurcation of the science of Radiology such as Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology. Diagnostic Radiology concerns itself with the use of X-Ray imaging and allied techniques for the diagnosis of diseases and the effects of the injury on the body. Interventional Radiology deals with the use of invasive procedures for diagnosis and treatment with the employment of imaging technology (X-ray, ultrasound, CT and MRI).

Programme Structure

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Career Opportunities

The proliferation of medical facilities and the Government’s thrust on health care promises a bright future for Radiology professionals. After successfully completing the program students can find direct employment in clinics, nursing homes, public health centres, hospitals, diagnostic centres and research sector. In such roles, graduates can start by working as an apprentice to Senior Radiologists.

Radiology thrives on a number of scientific fields like Computer Science and Imaging Technology. This provides vast opportunities in the domain of research studies for researchers and scientists. Hence students can avail a ready source of a successful career in research institutions and academics.

B.Sc. Operation Theatre Technology

Overview

The 3-Year Bachelor of Science programme in Operation Theatre Technology has been designed for meeting the demand of the growing needs of experts in the fields of Operation Theater Management, Medical Ethics, Anaesthesia Technology, Postoperative Care. The Operation Theatre and Anesthesia Technologist are responsible for direct and indirect patient care, equipment set up and operation procedures. They are trained to assist the surgeons during the procedures and assume responsibility for completion of other functions as assigned.

This programme is identified with all the work and management of the Operation Theatre. The programme prepares students for managing the patients and in addition to observing the intricate details of an operation theatre. During the study, the students are responsible for caring for all the surgical instruments and additionally their disinfection and sterilization. The role is to help the specialist amid operations and take care of the medications, anaesthetic gases, curtains, and sterilization necessities during surgery. Smooth working of ICUs, CCUs and Operation theatres in healing facilities and centres, is also taught.

Programme Structure

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Career Opportunities

Basically, an operation theatre technician is an individual who is responsible for all the administration of the operation theatre which incorporates dealing with the patients’ in & out of operation theatre, management of all the surgical instruments, up keeping operation theatre table, administration of the staff, instrument table, anaesthesia chart as well as taking care of the medications needed for surgery, analgesic gasses, wraps, all the cloth & their sanitization. To put it plainly, an Operation Theatre Technician needs to oversee & arrange entire of the operation theatre and without this expert, no surgeon can perform surgery on the patients & neither can a hospital survive.

B.Sc. Cardiovascular Technology

Overview

B.Sc. in Cardiovascular Technology is a 4-year programme including-internship designed to cover all aspects of cardiovascular disease care and management. Learning of complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures that involve the use of various equipment, computer hardware, tools machines and pharmacological agents are part of the program that enables students to acquire skills for management of various cardiac disorders. Cardiac Technologists assist physicians in diagnosing and treating cardiac (heart) and peripheral vascular (blood vessel) conditions preparing patients for open-heart surgery implanting pacemakers monitoring patients during these procedures performing cardiac stress tests and electrocardiograms using and maintaining the medical equipment that catches irregular heartbeats working in laboratory settings on real patients management of various cardiac disorders having complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Cardiac Technologists use diagnostic cardiology equipment and monitor resultant data typically in assistance to a physician. During cardiovascular testing, a tube is inserted into one of the blood vessels that carry blood into the heart.

Programme Structure

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Career Opportunities

Well-defined academic curriculum crafted to current clinical needs; qualified and eminent faculty members from both clinical and academic research backgrounds; transfer of knowledge through a project as well as research-based activities; interdisciplinary project-based learning; state-of-the-art laboratories; exceptional computing facilities; clinical interaction and hospital-based internships.

Students will be trained to apply specialized occupational theory, skills and concepts to work independently as a qualified cardiovascular technologist and becomes an integral member of the cardiac catheterization and electrophysiology laboratory teams. Graduates of this programme are placed in multispecialty hospitals to assist the Physicians as Cardiovascular Technicians, Echocardiographers, Cardiac Sonographers, Cardiac Electrophysiology Specialists etc.

Postgraduate Programmes

MBA Hospital Administration

Overview

MBA Hospital Administration is a 2-year postgraduate programme which specializes in Hospital Administration along with general management training to professionals in the healthcare field. The primary purpose of this programme is to enhance the knowledge skills and expertise of the candidates.

The curriculum of this programme focuses on providing both academic as well as practical insights to the students about management in the healthcare sector and prepares them to tackle critical managerial positions in the globalized healthcare environment. This programme also helps the professionals with insights to the general management perspective and provides a better understanding of the community

This programme covers topics like health policy, human resource management, organizational behaviour, healthcare operations, assessment, improvement and issues of governance.

Programme Structure

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Career Opportunities

Hospital Administrators, Talent Acquisition, Consultants, Healthcare Planner, Medical Interpreter, Health Director, Clinic Manager, Quality Assurance, Executive Consultant, and Corporate Analyst among others.

MBA Healthcare Management

Overview

MBA in Healthcare Management develops unique skill sets to manage complexities involved in running a hospital. This programme focuses on topics like finance, marketing, healthcare laws, architecture, public health and ethics, along with risk mitigation. Healthcare Management also addresses challenges involved in quality healthcare services and making them more accessible for a larger population. In India, the healthcare sector is growing rapidly because of emerging two-tier and three-tier cities, the addition of new hospitals, lifestyle diseases like cancers, heart diseases etc., development of multispeciality hospitals, increasing medical tourism etc. This growth is now triggering demand for qualified professionals offering enhanced career opportunities for graduates and professionals interested in leadership roles in Healthcare Management.

Healthcare Management majorly builds on the established strength of the core curriculum to provide expertise in the complex and distinctive features of the dynamic and rapidly changing Healthcare Industry. Students draw on a rich variety of electives within the School of Healthcare, School of Entrepreneurship and other schools across the University. They also benefit from an interdisciplinary practice-based faculty based in hospitals and healthcare professions both nationally and internationally.

Programme Structure

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Career Opportunities

MBA Healthcare Management graduates are well-qualified for careers in management, consulting, and investing in diverse areas within health care space, including health care delivery, services, managed care, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, information technology, and entrepreneurship.  

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