Diploma in Health Care and Paramedic Skills

The Diploma program is modular in nature with multiple exit points at Certificate, Diploma. Each of the two semesters carries 30 credits, resulting in a total of 60 credits for Diploma. The credits are accumulated from Certificate to Diploma as given below :

Curriculum


Semester-1 (1.1)

Semester-1 (1.2) (Industrial Internship)

Subjects/Modules

Credits

Subjects/Modules

Credits

Course introduction, basic anatomy 

1

Industrial Internship

8

Professional Behaviour

1

Hygiene and anatomy subjects

3

Hygiene and safety

2

General awareness in care taking

1

Personal hygiene and getting dressed

2

Professional Communication Skills – I

1

Nutrition and support in feeding

1

Modern History

1

Body mechanics and positioning

1

Environmental Studies

1

Excretion process

1

 

 

Tube feeding

1

 

 

Clinical pictures

1

 

 

English Language & Comprehension

1

 

 

National Integration

1

 

 

MS Office

1

 

 

Computer Lab - I

1

 

Total

15

Total

15

Semester-2 (2.1)

Semester-2 (2.2) (Industrial internship)

Subjects/Modules

Credits

Subjects/Modules

Credits

First aid and cardio-pulmonary resuscitation

Industrial internship

7

Support in breathing

2

Advanced care subjects

3

Dressing change

1

General awareness

1

Drug education

1

Organizational Behavior

1

Check vital signs

1

International Relations

1

Clinical pictures

1

Current Affairs

1

Blood examination

1

Socio Economic Development

1

Repetition

1

Professional Communication Skill-2

1

Personality Development

1

MS Office

1

English Language and Comprehension

1

Computer Lab-I

1

Total

15

Total

15

  • Demonstrate techniques to support patients’ in their daily activities, such as, personal hygiene, getting dressed, elimination process, body mechanics, and nutrition.
  • Demonstrate the ability to perform nursing skills essential in providing basic health care services
  • Promote work place safety

Career Prospects

The MNA will be very useful as a caring assistant for patients in institutions like Hospitals and Nursing Homes. She would be able to assist in medical technical procedures and support the physical, social and emotional well-being of all patients.


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