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Heath Care Assistancy Domain offers understanding of Clinical outcomes, financial effect, and a variety of functional indicators, such as patients' stated quality of life and happiness, hospital management and health related policies. The information acquired might come from a variety of sources and approaches, such as patient questionnaires, insurance databases, and medical records. These studies can offer recommendations on routine hospital investigations, patient care, and hospital deliverables by examining a wider range of metrics.

Track Total Credits ( T-P-P): 8+7+10

Courses Division:

Track Courses (3-4-0)
  • Health Care Assistancy (1-3-0)
  • Infection Control Policy (2-1-0)
Project Courses (5-3-10)
  • Laboratory Diagnosis of Diseases (1-3-1)
  • Drug Abuse and Stress Management (2-0-1)
  • Organization of Health Industries (2-0-3)
  • Project (0-0-5)

Domain Track Objectives:

Through this domain students will learn about different diagnostic tools used in medical laboratory for various disease detection and confirmation.It will provide knowledgeservices that should be available in Hospital set up and conceptual understanding of Hospital Planning and Establishment of Hospitals.

  • Student will learn about different diagnostic tools used in medical laboratory for various disease detection and confirmation.
  • To recognize the benefit to patients and healthcare workers of adhering to scientifically accepted principles and practices of infection prevention and control
  • To study the types of Hospitals and services available
  • To provide the concept and understanding of Hospital Planning and Establishment

Domain Track Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be able to understand different serological, Hematological and biochemical investigation used in medical laboratory.
  • Student can understand how to diagnosis different infectious diseases.
  • Understand the impact of community-acquired and healthcare-associated infections.
  • Understanding the designs to minimize the risk of occupational exposures to infectious diseases.
  • The student will be able to understand the planning for establishment of Hospital.
  • The student will learn the strategies of Marketing in Healthcare.
  • The student will understand the trends in Health Insurance.

Career Scope:

  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Digital Health Product Executives
  • Medical Accountant
  • Operations executives in integrated Health Information System
  • Digital health educators
  • Public Relation Officer in Health industry
  • Higher studies and Research
  • Self-employment through entrepreneurship

Domain Syllabus:

Laboratory Diagnosis of Diseases
  • Basics of Medical Diagnostic: Instruments used, Diagnostic tools, Glassware, General consideration and Safety measurement in laboratory.
  • Clinical Hematology: Blood and its components, Auto-mentation and CBC Machine.
  • Analytical Techniques of Biochemistry: Semi-automated analyser
  • Immunology/Serology: Antigen- antibody reaction, Agglutination and precipitation reaction.
  • Pathological Routine Investigation: Composition of various body fluids for diagnostic purpose, Basics of waste product Analysis (Stool, Urine, Semen).
  • Diagnostic Microbiology: Sterilization and disinfection, Cultivation of bacteria, Methods of preservation.
  • Pre and Post Analytical Technique: Methods of specimen collection, transportation and preservation, Prescription Reading,
  • Routine Hematological Analysis: Fully Automated CBC operation, Blood grouping and Rh factor, ESR, BT and CT, DC.
  • Routine Biochemical Investigation: LFT (SGOT, SGPT, ALP, Albumin, Total Protein), KFT (Urea, Uric acid, Creatinine), Lipid profile (Triglycerides, Total Cholesterol,) Blood glucose estimation (GOD/POD).
  • Pathological Routine Investigation: RE/ME of Urine, RE/ME of Stool, Semen Analysis, Urine HCG (Pregnancy Test).
  • Immunological/Serological Diagnosis: Immunological factor Analysis (RF, ASO, CRP), HBsAg, HIV, TOXO, VDRL, WIDAL.
  • Basic Microbiological Investigation: Culture media preparation, Staining protocol (Gram and ZN stain), Smear Preparation.
  • Laboratory diagnosis of Diabetes (physiological disorder) and its clinical significance.
  • Laboratory diagnosis of Jaundice and its clinical significance.
  • Laboratory investigation and findings, cause, clinical significance of Liver cirrhosis.
  • Project on Revised National TB Control Program (RNTCP) objective and outcome.
  • Laboratory investigation and findings, cause, clinical significance of Kidney profile.
Suggested Readings:
  • Wilson K and Walker J. (2010). Principles and Techniques of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 7th Ed., Cambridge University Press.
  • Textbook of Medical Laboratory Technology P.B Godkar Mumbai, Bhalani Publishing House.
  • Medical laboratory technology Vol.1 by K. L. Mukherjee, 2007, Publisher Tata Mc Graw Hill.
Health Care Assistancy
  • GDA: Health care system, Personal hygiene and professional behaviours. Positioning/ Transferring/ Mobility of patients, observing and reporting, bed making, Role of General duty assistant
  • Home Health Aide: Functions of The Home Health Aid
  • Body Mechanics, Patient Safety & Patient’s Rights, Patient environment and its components.
  • Primary Medical Care & Immunization: Essential components of Primary Healthcare, Nutrition and Hydration, Sample collections, Soft Skills and Communication
  • Occupational Health: Occupational Hazard and Control Principles:  National Safety Policy, Occupational safety and Health Act (OSHA).
  • Ergonomics & Health Considerations at Work Place: Ergonomics Task analysis, Preventing Ergonomic Hazard. Occupational Health and Safety Considerations.
  • Basic understanding of healthcare service providers (primary, secondary & tertiary)
  • Basic understanding of various departments in the hospital
  • Introduction to various types of positions
  • Understand usage of wheel chair, stretcher, shifting of patient from bed to stretcher
  • To gain understanding of importance of proper and safe disposal of bio-medical waste and treatment
  • Explains different types of spillages and their management
  • Observation of urine and stools for routine as well as special reporting
Suggested Readings:
  • Model Curriculum – General Duty Assistant. NSQF level 4, Healthcare Sector Skill Council.
  • Prescribed Curriculum Of Nursing Assistant Training Programs. Maine State Board of Nursing. September 2008.
  • First Aid (Quick Study Health), Bar Chart Inc
  • Providing home care: A textbook for home health aides, Willium Leahy
  • CPR and lifesaving (Quick Study), Shirley A Jones
  • Industrial and occupational health (PB 2017), HALDAR
Infection Control Policy
  • Infection Control Policy and Regulation: Regulation of Infection Control, State and Central Government Regulation (SPCB & CPCB);
  • Overview of Infections: Hospital Acquired and Community Acquired Infections
  • Transmission and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Sterilization: Practices for Cleaning, Disinfection and Sterilization; CSSD: Central Sterile Department in Hospital
  • Biomedical Waste Management: Policies and protocols, Sewage treatment.
  • Selection and Use of Barriers and Personal Protective Equipment: Guidance on proper utilization of PPE/barriers
  • Prevention and Control of Infectious and Communicable Diseases in Health Care Workers: Pre-placement and periodic health assessments, Healthcare worker exposure risk education: Potential agents (HBV, HCV, HIV), Prevention strategies
  • Sterilization   & decontamination: Demonstration of Dry Heat, Moist heat, Radiation and Filtration Sterilization techniques
  • Practices for Cleaning: Hand Hygiene practices
  • Biomedical Waste Management: Demonstration of colour coding for BMW.
  • Personal Protective Equipment: Demonstration of steps to put on Personal Protective Equipment
Suggested Readings:
Drug Abuse and Stress Management
  • Drug Abuse: Drug Abuse, Awareness, Counselling and Availability of Drugs.
  • Dependence and Addiction, Effects of Use and Dependency.
  • Prevention of Drug Abuse in the Home, Schools & Workplace; Assessment, Intervention, Treatment & Follow up in drug abuse cases.
  • Stress Management: Sources, Types of stress and stressors, Stress and Nervous System, Stress level.
  • Role of Personality pattern, thoughts Beliefs and Emotions, Relaxation Techniques, Exercise and Health, DIY Strategies Stress Management.
  • Developing a holistic model of managerial life style that calls for a balance in the following dimensions of life: professional, financial, social, cultural, creative and personal
  • Model on causes of stress brought about in the modern world of multi-cultures
  • Model on physiological reactions of the body to stress
  • Project on Demonstrating the ability to monitor one’s physiological reactions to stress and applying stress reduction techniques
  • Project on cognitive appraisal concept as it relates to stress
  • Project on management of stress induced drug abuse
Suggested Readings:
  • Rathus, S. A. (1984). Psychology. (2nd ed.). New York: CBS College Publishing.
  • Rice, P. H. (1998). Health psychology: New York: Brooks I Cole-publishing company.
  • Selye, H. (1983). Selyes’s Guide to Stress Research. (Vol. 3). New York: Scientific & Academic Editions Divisions of Van Northland Reinhold Company
  • Haber, A. & Ruhyon, R. P. (1986). Fundamentals of Psychology. (4th ed.). New York: Random House Inc
  • McNamara, S. (2000). Stress in Young People. London and New York: British Library.
Organization of Health Industries
  • Types of hospitals: Classification of Health Care Organization; Hospitals: Definition, Types, Service.
  • Hospital Planning: General considerations; Choosing a site.
  • Hospital Establishment: Planning of different types of hospitals; Equipment Utilization & Audit, Quality control in equipment planning.
  • Application of Marketing in Health care: Public Relations; Advocacy & PR, Social Media marketing-e-marketing strategies.
  • Health Insurance: Principles of Health Insurance; Claims management; Risk assessment. Current trends in Health Insurance.
  • A study on improvement of Clinical Practice in Hospitals
  • A study on Current scenario of Safety and Quality of Healthcare System in India
  • Types of Health Insurance Coverages
  • An Analytical study on the Satisfaction of Patients on Medical facilities provided by Multispecialty Hospital
  • Study on Health Economy of India
  • Claiming process in Health Insurance Companies
  • Project on formulation of marketing strategies to promote a healthcare service
  • A project on cost analysis of the various departments in a hospital
  • Project on the role of insurance scheme in health services
Suggested Readings:
  • Hospital & Health Services administration-Principles & practices, Tabish, OUP.
  • Kotler, Phillip & Clarke Roberta – Marketing for Healthcare Organisations, Prentice Hall, New Jersey.
  • Kunders, G D (2004) – Facilities Planning and Arrangement in Healthcare, Prism Books Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.
PROJECT (0-0-5)

Section 1:

Laboratory Diagnosis of Diseases
Venous Blood Collection (Phlebotomy)

Venous Blood Collection

CBC Analysis

CBC Analysis

Operating Semi automated biochemistry analyser

Operating Semi Automated Biochemistry Analyzer

Diagnostic Test

Diagnostic Test

Microscopic Examination

Microscopic examination

Section 2:

Health Care Assistancy
Emergency service

Emergency Service

Processing for Oxygen therapy

Processing for Oxygen Therapy

Processing of surgical equipment for Anesthesia

Processing of Surgical equipments

Treatment of Burn Injury

Treatment of Burn Injury

Section 3:

Infection Control Policy

Sterilization using autoclave

Sterilization using Autoclave

Sub culturing of bacteria for identification of Contaminant

Sub culturing of Bacteria for identification of contaminant

Hot Air Oven

Hot Air Oven

Section 4:

Drug Abuse and Stress Management

Routine Health check up

Routine Health Check up

Stress Management exercises

Stress Management exercises

Section 5:

Organization of Health Industries

Community Diagnostic Center

Community Diagnostic Centre

Free Health Camp at Rural locality

Free Health Camp at Rural Locality

Lab for Patient care

Patient Care room

Operation Theatre

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Dr. Soumya Jal

Associate Professor

Dr. Soumya Jalis associated with School of Paramedics and Allied Health Sciences (CUTM) as the HOD since 2018. She has completed her Ph. D. in Medical Biotechnology from VIT University, Vellore (2016). Her research area includes fields such as, Applied and Clinical Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Analytical Instrumentation, Biotechnology, in which she has accomplished publications […]

Sunil Kumar Jha is working as the Dean of School of Paramedics and Allied Health Sciences at Centurion University of Technology and Management since 2016. His major areas of expertise are medical diagnostics, clinical pathology, diagnostic bacteriology, histopathology and patient safety. He has completed MBA-HMGT, MLT, DAF, MHD and some of the courses in Alternative […]

Susmita Chakrabarty is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the School of Paramedics and Allied Health Sciences at Centurion University of Technology and Management. Her specialization area includes the field of Medical Laboratory Sciences. At CUTM, she is engaged in teaching subjects like Hematology, Histology, Instrumentation and Technique, Analytical Biochemistry & Clinical Biochemistry, etc. […]

Mrs.Itishree Mohapatra is a graduate in Nursing from SOA University. She has Clinical Experience is several departments of Nursing. Her specialization includes Pediatrics from KIIMS Hospital.