Respiratory Therapists are trained to aid physicians in the evaluation, diagnosis and care of patients with cardiopulmonary problems. Such patients include those with emphysema, asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, cardiac failure and chest trauma. Therapists perform a variety of procedures such as: Giving medication and aerosol therapy, Pulmonary function tests, Oxygen therapy, Blood gas determinations, Airway management, Mechanical ventilation. Respiratory Therapists serve as members of cardiac arrest and trauma admission teams or home care providers. They are committed to respiratory wellness and disease prevention and often are founded ministering family asthma and tobacco cessation programs.
4 years + practical training of 500 hours spread over a period of not less than 3 months in a Government Hospital or Pharmacy, which is recognized by Pharmacy Council of India, New Delhi.
A candidate seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science Degree Courses in the Allied Health Sciences course from Sl.No. 1 to 10 shall have studied English as one of the principal subject during the tenure of the course and for those seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science Degree Courses in the Allied Health Sciences courses from Sl.No. 1 to 8 mentioned above except for B.Sc. Imaging Technology and B.Sc. Radiotherapy Technology shall have passed:
17 years and above ( Only those whose date of birth falls on or before 31.12.2002 are eligible)
A minimum of 80% in both theory and practical (regular) class is essential to get eligibility for sessional as well as semester exam.
There shall be a minimum of three periodical tests preferably one in each term in theory and practical of each subject in an academic year. the average marks of the best of the two tests will be calculated and reduced to 20 in theory and 15 in practicals. The marks of IA shall be communicated to the university at least 15 days before the commencement of the university examination.
The university shall have access to the records of such periodical tests.The marks of the internal assessment must be displayed on the notice board of the respective colleges with in a fortnight from the date test is held.
If a candidate is absent for any one of the tests due to genuine and satisfactory reasons, such a candidate may be given a re-test. Within a fortnight
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