KARNATAKA NURSING & PARAMEDICAL SCIENCES EDUCATION (REGULATION)
ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ನರ್ಸಿಂಗ್ ಹಾಗೂ ಅರೆ ವೈದ್ಯಕೀಯ ವಿಜ್ಞಾನಗಳ ನಿಯಂತ್ರಣ ಪ್ರಾಧಿಕಾರ
PARA MEDICAL BOARD
ಅರೆ ವೈದ್ಯಕೀಯ ಮಂಡಳಿ
ABOUT PARA MEDICAL BOARD
Para Medical Courses in interdisciplinary
medical subjects are becoming enormously important in Health Care
Systems. In the recent years, there has been a growing need for
qualified and well-trained Para Medical personnel who form an
integral component of medical profession. In order to meet the
increasing demand for qualified and trained Para Medical personnel
it is necessary to impart the training to the eligible and interested
The Man Power Committee constituted by the Govt. of
Karnataka has emphasized that there is an acute shortage of Para
Medical personnel in our State. Taking this into consideration
the State Govt. has constituted this Board in the year 1997 to
control and to conduct the Para Medical Courses.
The Para Medical
Board formed by the Government of Karnataka is having overall
control over the Govt. and Pvt. Institutions running Para Medical
Courses in the State. The main functions of the Board are grant
of affiliation, regulate admissions and control the functioning
of Institutions running Para Medical courses with respect to importing
quality education programme and conduction of examinations.
The objectives of the Para Medical Courses is to ensure
the scientific training during the course of study, thus the trainee
acquires adequate knowledge and skill in his/her field and he/she shall
be able to carry out:
a. Various laboratory tests independently without an error, perform, investigative
or curative procedures with accuracy and precision as a responsible
professional and thereby assist the clinicians in diagnosis and treatment.
b. Manage laboratories or units confidently with adequate
knowledge to handle, operate and take care of various
equipments, instruments and materials used.
c. Develop initiative and competence in order to avail
self employment opportunities.
d. Develop expertise to perform various tests and to
interpret the results.
e. Fulfill the need of qualified manpower and well-trained
para medical personnel who will contribute a lot
to Health Care services and Patient care system.
f. The successful candidates after the period of training
will become eligible for appointment as Technicians
or Assistants in various departments of Medical
/ Dental College, Hospitals, Primary Health Centers,
Clinical Laboratories at district and taluk level,
Nursing Homes and also in other schemes of National
Health Programmes. The Para Medical Courses provide
great employment opportunities and also ensures
the availability of sufficient number of qualified
and trained Para Medical Personnel for the upliftment
of a good Health Care System.
To process the application of institutions both Government and Private who have applied for permission to start various Para Medical Courses (both existing and new) and to arrange for the inspection of such institution with respect to infrastructure and other facilities required for smooth conduct of such courses and to submit the report to the Government for sanction of the courses by duly fixing intake.
a. To conduct periodical inspections of the Institutions which are already running such Para Medical courses for grant of affiliation and renewal of affiliation.
b. To frame the rules, regulations and guidelines for such courses in terms of eligibility for admissions, age, duration of the course, infrastructure facilities for conducting theory and practical classes with required teaching personnel
c. To frame the syllabus for the courses and to specify the scheme of examination in detail.
d. The Board will act as "Board of Examination
Authority" and shall conduct the examinations and issue Diploma
Certificates to the successful candidates.
e. To grant examination centre to the desirous institutions after conducting inspection, where ever necessary.
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