This is to bring to your kind attention that the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University has recently launched a number of diploma, undergraduate degree and postgraduate diploma and degree courses aimed at improving healthcare delivery in hospitals. In a first of its kind effort, the university has opened its portals to students of science stream in Plus Two and roped in hospitals to conduct diploma and degree courses.
We take great pride in drawing your attention that The Sankara Nethralaya Academy; a unit of Medical Research Foundation, Chennai has been chosen to conduct the following career oriented Allied Health Science courses for the academic year 2012 – 13 in affiliation with it by the Tamil Nadu Dr. MGR Medical University
Allied Health Sciences – Diploma Courses (2 Years)
1. Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing Assistant
2. Diploma in Operation Theatre & Anaesthesia Technology
Allied Health Science courses – B.Sc. Degree (3 Years)
1. B.Sc (Medical Laboratory Technology)
Allied Health Science – Special Postgraduate Programmes – (2years)
1. MBA (Hospital & Health Systems Management)
As part of awareness creation and enrolment initiative for the above mentioned high value diploma, degree and management courses in Allied Health Science courses, Shri A.Mahalingam, Academic Officer, Sankara Nethralaya Academy and his team conducted career counselling sessions at Ambattur and Kanchipuram. These sessions were very well received by the local student community and also helped in educating parents present on the various new opportunities that lay ahead in the high growth field of Allied Health Science. More than 200 students participated in the sessions and collected application forms being issued on the spot
Shri A.Mahalingam announced that the 3rd batch of Certificate Course in Hospital Management, a two year diploma course in ‘Refraction &Dispensing’ and an online eMBA in Hospital Management would be commencing from this academic year. He added that the next counselling session would be conducted at the Sankara Nethralaya Academy premises located at Haddows Road.