Frontier Lifeline Hospital, one of the premier hospitals in Chennai is joining hands with Dr.MGR Medical university to offer specialized courses in Paramedical health sciences. The courses will be offered by the academic arm of Frontier Lifeline Hospital, the Frontier Mediville for Biomedical Sciences and Technology for Research, Training and Applications.
— Dr. K. M. Cherian’s Frontier Lifeline Hospital in affiliation with Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University today announced the launch of new degree Programs in Paramedical Health Sciences during the academic year 2010-2011. Under the B.Sc (Bachelor of Science) 3 year Degree Program, Cardiac Care Technology and Physician Assistant courses are offered. A two year Diploma program in Nursing Aide is also offered.
Frontier Lifeline not only believes in Quality Health care but also in providing Quality Education. It has always strived for “Excellence” and is proud to announce that it has been recommended for NABH Accreditation by the Quality Council of India (QCIN).
The courses are offered by an exclusively dedicated academic arm of Frontier Lifeline Hospital, the Frontier Mediville for Biomedical Sciences and Technology for Research, Training and Applications. A team of experienced cardiologists, research scientists and clinical scientists will train the students. A team of senior professors will also teach, train and shape the students to serve in the various sections of the hospital.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. K. M. Cherian, Chairman & CEO, Frontier Lifeline Hospital said, “Since the healthcare system has been elaborately & extremely focused, it has become crucial to supplement it by value based education. The modules are designed with an aim to provide quality health care education, for a diverse population in an ever-changing healthcare sector. The education based on primary care medicine with a focus on critical thinking will be of great help to the students in their career.”
B.Sc. in Physician Assistant Course
The B.Sc in Physician Assistant course is a unique 3 year Degree Program preparing students for a career in today’s rapidly changing medical environment.
A Physician Assistant is a healthcare professional qualified by academic and clinical training to assist physicians and surgeons in patient care and patient-oriented research. As part of their comprehensive responsibilities, Physician Assistants could conduct examinations physical exams, diagnose and treat illnesses, order and interpret tests, counsel on preventive health care and also assist in surgery.
Attempts are being made to get recognition from Indian Medical Council for Physician Assistants Program run by us and other Institutions.
B. Sc. in Cardiac Care Technology
Pioneering in the heart care technology, Frontier Lifeline offers a three year B. Sc Degree course in Cardiac Care Technology in an aim to deliver quality cardiac care Technologist.
Diploma in Nursing Aide
The Diploma in Nursing Aide is a unique 2 year Program preparing the students to align themselves in today’s rapidly changing healthcare industry.
Nursing Aide is the critical member in the health care team, who often takes care of the patient at a personal level. Bringing professionalism in this department has become a need of the hour. With the aim of building professionally trained Nursing Aides, Diploma in Nursing Aide has been introduced.
Eligibility for admission
- The candidate should have passed +2 (CBSE, State Board or equivalent) with Physics / Chemistry / Biology / Mathematics as subject(s)
- Eligible candidates will need to appear for an entrance exam. Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview
- Admission to the course will be purely based on merit, taking into consideration past academic performance, entrance exam performance and the interview
Contact: For details on the courses offered, candidates are requested to contact:
Dr. Prema Gurumurthy, Director, International Center for Biomedical Sciences and Technology (ICBST) for Research, Training and Applications, 932, T. V. S. Avenue, Anna Nagar West Extension, Chennai – 600 101.
Ph: +91 44 4201 7575 / 2654 8997, Fax: +91 44 2656 5150, E-mail: [email protected], Website: http://www.frontierlifeline.com
Source: Press release distribution via India PRwire
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About Dr. K.M. Cherian’s Frontier Lifeline Hospital
Dr. K. M. Cherian’s Frontier Lifeline Hospital is a hospital that believes in human ethics, transparency & compassionate quality Cardiac Care with International standards. Frontier Lifeline Hospital offers amenities in cardiac diagnosis, treatment, research and education at a reasonable cost with round-the-clock individual care. With ‘Service before Self’ as a guiding motto, the hospital has a spectrum of a skilled team comprising of sincere and dedicated doctors, cardiac surgeons, nurses and paramedical staff. Applying advanced technology, the latest equipment, progressive healthcare and research, new avenues open out a kaleidoscope of life-saving and cost effective solutions to numerous heart diseases.
Covering every aspect of heart care, Frontier Lifeline Hospital runs the gamut of cardiac Care with Cardiothoracic surgery, Adult Cardiology, Paediatric Cardiology, Cardiac Anaesthesiology, Chest Medicine, Transfusion Medicine and a dedicated teaching faculty.
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