Duration - 4 Years
Age: 17 - 35 Years
The Critical care technology course is beneficial to develop Knowledge, Skills and values of critical ill patients with technical support. Exhibits appropriate professional behaviors including honesty, integrity, commitment, compassion, respect, altruism and responses to ethical issues such as consent, advanced directives, confidentiality, end of life care and with drawing and with holding life support.
Critical care technology students enriching their theory knowledge and practical skills in our Ganga hospital with highly qualified doctors and with different set up of 8 bedded intensive care unit, 4 bedded neuro- care unit, 6 bedded high dependency unit, 20 bedded pre and post operative wards and biomedical department which is used specifically to care for crticallly ill patients with head injuries & poly trauma
Critical care technology focused on making sure the equipment and technology needed to support organ function and maintain life is working and being used correctly, Setting up equipment, connecting patients and monitoring the machinery as it is being used, Carrying out regular maintenance checks of intensive care equipment and bedside, Technical support, Working with other health care professionals during life threatening events,
Critical care technology students handle the equipments such as Blood analysers that measure biochemical factors, Dialysis systems that divert blood through a circuit outside the body, Ventilators that help patients breathe, Haemofiltration and other life support machinery, Defibrillators and monitors that measure vital body functions, such as heart rate and brain activity, Infusion pumps and syringe drivers that deliver drugs to patients.
Students are routinely participate in the ICU audits with various parameters including infection rates are monitored to help their technical skills and redefine their care as per current standards
The scope of this course is tremendous in our country. Apart from working as B.Sc Critical care technician, Critical care Educator, Critical care project Manager and Trainee Critical care technology in hospitals.
Eligibility for Under Graduate AHS programmes
Candidates belonging to all categories for admission to the Allied Health Sciences should have passed the qualifying examinations after period of 12 years of study with English, Physics, Chemistry, Biology / Botany & Zoology with minimum 50% marks in each subjects (Academic / Vocational Stream).
Duration of the course
The Tamilnadu Dr.MGR Medical University, Chennai