SMU-DE courses in Allied Health Sciences churns out highly trained professionals

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With technological advancements healthcare services have come a long way over a period of time. Like good medical treatment is a prerequisite for any form of treatment, healthcare services if professional ensures speedy and accurate diagnosis of illness as well as a fast recovery to normal health. Importance and vitality of professional allied healthcare science is well-established now thereby increasing the demand for trained professionals in this field of science. Though slow to tickle into the Indian healthcare system, it is at present a widely acknowledged stream. Being the second most populous country in the world and a fast spreading healthcare industry this field is set to grow more in the coming years. Quite a few institutions across the country are offering specialized courses in allied health sciences. However most of these institutes put a lot of importance on theory and less on practical and even lesser on soft skills such as crisis management techniques and communication abilities. Sikkim Manipal University however has always deviated from the ordinary in terms of their training and teaching methods. Sikkim Manipal University-Distance Education (SMU-DE) is offering a range of courses under the discipline of Allied Health Sciences and it’s thoroughly geared towards making competent professionals who can be immediately absorbed by the industry. Globally oriented curriculum prepared by industry based professionals who possess more than 10 years of relevant experience ensures each specialization is career oriented with a heavy emphasis on skills and techniques. The courses on offer are Diploma in Health Information Administration (DHIA), Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology (DMIT), Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT), Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration (BScHIA), Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology (BScMIT), Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (BScMLT), Bachelor of Science in Applied Biotechnology (BScBI), Post Graduate Diploma in Healthcare Services Management (PGDHSM), Post Graduate Diploma in Bioinformatics (PGDBI), Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Research & Regulatory Affairs (PGDCRRA), Master of Business Administration in Health Care Services (MBAHCS), Master of Science in Clinical Research & Regulatory Affairs (MScCRRA) and Master of Science in Bioinformatics (MScBI). Pursuing a course in SMU-DE provides you with the luxury to study at your own pace and time. This is made possible by EduNxt, the virtual learning platform that supports video chatting with lecturers and industry mentors, counseling, online library and much more. This in turn provides you with ample time to work as well as study thereby increasing your educational qualification while adding on crucial work experience at the same time. The very pulse of holistic healthcare, allied health professionals comprise over 60% of healthcare workforce and the profession is one of the fastest growing occupations globally. The industry has always preferred employees on whom they don’t have to spend much time for training or induction. Instead it is always beneficial when the individual can be on the job from first day itself. Furthermore there is hardly any margin for error in the field. Sikkim Manipal University believes in creating thoroughly trained professionals who will usher in the new era of healthcare in India. For more information visit or call on 1800 266 7979 (Toll free).

SMUDE (talk)21:19, 28 July 2010