B.Sc. IN RESPIRATORY THERAPY

B.Sc. IN RESPIRATORY CARE TECHNOLOGY

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Introduction:

This course focuses on training students in advanced airway management, establishing & maintaining the airway during management of trauma, Intensive care. A Respiratory care technologist also intimates and manages life support for people in intensive care units & emergency departments stabilising, treating & managing pre – hospital & hospital to hospital patient transport by ambulance.

ABOUT COURSE:

B. Sc. (Honors) Respiratory Therapy is one of the more lucrative options under the Allied Health Science courses in terms of one’s career growth and development. With a concentration in cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders, a respiratory therapy degree prepares students to work as a trained medical professional. A Respiratory Therapist also intimates and manages life support for people in intensive care units & emergency departments stabilizing, treating & managing pre – hospital & hospital to hospital patient transport by ambulance. The overall objective of this course is to evolve a specialized health care practitioner trained in pulmonary medicine who can work with people suffering from pulmonary disease.

Duration:

4 Years (8 Semester including Internship)

ELIGIBILITY:

Pass in 10+2 / Pre-University College with Physics, Chemistry and Biology.


Objectives:

To evolve a specialised health care practitioner trained in pulmonary medicine who can work with people suffering from pulmonary disease.

Course Structure:

First Semester Subjects Second Semester Subjects Third Semester Subjects
Introduction to Respiratory Care General Anatomy and General Physiology Constitution of India Patient Contact Protocol Kannada English Clinical Respiratory Care General Biochemistry and General Pathology Environmental Science and Health General Sterilization & Disinfection of Medical Devices Hindi Sanskrit Cardiopulmonary Anatomy & Physiology Diagnostic Techniques General Microbiology and General Pharmacology Computer Application / Programming Cardiovascular Life Support Physical Education
Fourth Semester Subjects Fifth Semester Subjects Sixth Semester Subjects
Neonatal and Pediatric Respiratory Care Respiratory Care Pharmacology Applied Pathology and Applied Microbiology Medical Psychology Miscellaneous Skills Sports / Arts / Yoga Respiratory Disease Process Pulmonary Rehabilitation Critical Care Medicine One Open Elective Subject Applied Respiratory Therapy Science Advanced Respiratory Therapy Science Biostatistics and Research Methodology One Open Elective Subject
Seventh Semester Subjects Eight Semester Subjects
Internship and Research Project Internship and Research Project

Special features:

  • An Ultra modern ICCU attached with Srinivas Hospital to give hands on experience to aspirants.
  • Highly skilled, competent and experienced faculty members.

FACILITIES OFFERED FROM THE COURSE:

Internship
Simulation Lab
Clinical Postings
Participation in conferences/CME/Workshops

Career opportunities:-

Here are some of the job profiles/Higher degree that one would be able to pursue after graduating from B. Sc. Respiratory Therapy, as follows:
Clinical respiratory therapist
Pulmonary rehabilitation specialist
Sleep lab specialist
Product manager / Specialist
Higher Studies (M.Sc. / PhD. / RRT / CRT etc.,)
Lecturer / Assistant Professor / Research Scholar

Fee Structure

(For the Academic Year 2022-23)

S.No Courses Duration Annual Fee Structure
Non-Karnataka Karnataka
1 B.Sc. (Respiratory Therapy) 
Eligibility : Pass in 10+2/PUC with Physics, Chemistry & Biology (NRI : 25K extra in I Year
4 Years Year I : Rs. 1,78,000
Year II : Rs.  1,35,500
Year III : Rs. 1,35,500
Total: Rs. 4,49,000
Year I : Rs. 1,40,000*
Year II : Rs.  1,35,500
Year III : Rs. 1,35,500
Total: Rs. 4,11,000

Note:

(1) University Registration Fee, Eligibility Fee for other State/NRI students, Examination Fee, Uniform Fee, Hostel Fee, Industry visit fee, Internship fee, Transportation fee, Sports & games fee, Extra-curricular activity fee, etc., are extra. The course fees mentioned for subsequent years may vary annually up to 6%. (2) The University Placement & Training Team will assist the admitted students to get (a) Earn While Learn, (b) Industry Internship, and (c) Final Job Placement. (3) Karnataka Quota* : 1. Applicable only to Karnataka students having 50% or more in the applicable subject combination. 2. To be considered as Karnataka domicile student should have studied 7 years including PUC in the Karnataka.