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DIPLOMA - Physician Assistant 

The Post graduate Diploma in Physician Assistance course is a  2  years fulltime program after completion of 4 trimesters as prescribed in the syllabus leading to the diploma that equips the student with analytical, evidence based learning skills. The program is generic in nature and has a component of additional learning of one area leading to an elective in that area. Psychosomatic aspects of training are a component through all the elective areas.

GOALS OF THE COURSE:

  1. To train and develop basic science graduates in to skilled supportive staff in the area of Clinical services.
  2. To impart research basis to validate techniques during professional practice towards quality care of health care delivery. 
  3. To develop appropriate professional relationships in multi-disciplinary set up to provide total care.
  4. To update the students with recent evidence in the professional practice and provide them opportunities to think, reason and practice towards excellent care.
  5. To achieve skills in surgical procedures.
  6. To train the graduates to execute professional practice through professional ethical code.

TRIMESTER I

SR. NO.

SUBJECT NAME

THEORY / PRACTICALS

DURATION

1.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS & IMPROVING ENGLISH VOCABULARY

THEORY

32 hours

2.

FUNDAMENTALS OF IT

THEORY

32 hours

3.

ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY

THEORY

64 hours

4.

BASIC PATHOLOGY

THEORY

24 hours

5.

BASIC DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

THEORY

80 hours

6.

INTRODUCTION TO ANESTHESIA

THEORY

80 hours

Total

312 hours

TRIMESTER II

SR. NO.

SUBJECT NAME

THEORY / PRACTICALS

DURATION

1.

HOSPITAL INTRODUCTION AND ORIENTATION

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

24 hours

2.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND IT LABORATORY

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

32 hours

3.

BASIC DIAGNOSTIC MEDICAL SCIENCES

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

60 hours

4.

PATHOLOGY AND BASIC OF LAB MEDICINE

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

60 hours

5.

ANESTHESIA ADMINISTRATION

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

80 hours

6.

EXPOSURE TO NON CARDIAC AREAS

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

80 hours

Total

336 hours

TRIMESTER III

SR. NO.

SUBJECT NAME

THEORY / PRACTICALS

DURATION

1.

BASIC CARDIO VASCULAR DISEASES, ITS DIOGONOSIS AND CURE

THEORY

80 hours

2.

OPERATION THEATRE AND ASEPSIS

THEORY

80 hours

3.

INTENSIVE CARE

THEORY

80 hours

4.

WARD CARE

THEORY

40 hours

5.

HOSPITAL PAYMENT AND BILLING PROCEDURES

THEORY

40 hours

6.

BASIC OF CLINICAL ADMINISTRATION

THEORY

20 hours

Total

340 hours

TRIMESTER IV

SR. NO.

SUBJECT NAME

THEORY / PRACTICALS

DURATION

1.

OPD AND PATIENT COUNSELLING

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

120 hours

2.

WARD ADMINISTRATION

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

100 hours

3.

IPD ADMISSION AND DISCHARGE PROCESS

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

100 hours

Total

320 hours

TRIMESTER V

SR. NO.

SUBJECT NAME

THEORY / PRACTICALS

DURATION

1.

INTENSIVE CARE

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

100 hours

2.

OPERATION THEATRE PROCESS

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

100 hours

3.

LOG BOOK PREPARATION

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

120 hours ( 10  Cases )

Total

320 hours

TRIMESTER V

SR. NO.

SUBJECT NAME

THEORY / PRACTICALS

DURATION

1.

EMERGENCY AND DAY CARE SERVICES

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

80 hours

2.

EXPOSURE TO ALLIED SERVICES

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

60 hours

3.

INFECTION CONTROL PRACTICES

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

60 hours

4.

LOG BOOK PREPARATION

PRACTICALS / HANDS ON

120 hours ( 10  Cases )

Total

320 hours

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