Health Care

12/10/2014 Career

Success of a medical treatment is largely attributed to the support and
services provided by health care professionals. Health care is one of
the growing career fields in India and in the world over. Health care
professionals are an integral part of the medical field. They assist and
co-operate medical staff and doctors as per their needs, while treating
and serving patients. Health care programmes mainly include Nursing,
Radiography, Surgical Technology, Anesthesia Technology and many more.
Health care professionals are taught to use technology and best
practices, to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of
diseases. Considering the importance of the field, many institutes in
India have come up with courses at different degree/diploma levels.

Course Details

India, courses in health care are offered at graduate level and
postgraduate level. Apart from it, certificate, diploma, advanced
diploma and PG diploma courses in different areas of health care are
also offered. Apart from theoretical knowledge, while pursuing a course
in the field of health care, students learn to work with medical
professionals, who give them practical exposure. On-site trainings are
offered by some health care organizations, to meet the requirement of a
particular post.

One can do courses in the following fields of health care -
Cardiovascular Technology, Counseling, Dental Assistant and Hygienist,
Emergency, Medical Technician, Fitness Trainer, Healthcare
Administration, Healthcare, Information Management, Medical Laboratory
Technician, Massage, Therapist Training, Medical Assisting Schools,
Medical Coding and Billing, Medical Office Administration, Medical
Transcriptionist, Natural Health and, Naturopathy, Occupational
Therapist, Pharmacy Technician, Patient Care Technician, Phlebotomist
Schools, Practical Nursing, Psychology and Mental Health, Radiology
and-Ray Technician, Registered Nursing, Rehab Technician, Respiratory
Therapist, Medical Sonography and Ultrasound, Surgical Technologist /
Operating Room Technology.

Career Prospects

One can
find jobs in hospitals, clinics, after pursuing a course in the field of
health care. The choice of private practice across the country is
always open. One can make career as medical assistant, dental assistant,
or nurse. There are careers of administrative positions, such as
medical transcriptionist, insurance coder and biller, or medical office

Top Colleges Offering UG/PG/Other Courses

of the institutes offering health care courses are
A.N.C. Hospital
Multi-Purpose Health Worker Training Institute, Nandavaram (Andhra

A.N.M. Training Centre, Berhampur (Orissa),
A.N.M. Training
Centre, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh),

Academy of Medical Sciences
Multi-Purpose Health Worker Training Institute, Rajahmundry (Andhra

Amrit Kaur Hospital, Ajmer (Rajasthan),
Andhra Mahila Sabha
College of Nursing, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh),

Annie Multi-Purpose
Health Worker Training Institute, Chirala (Andhra Pradesh), Ashoknagar
General Hospital, (West Bengal),

Aurum International Health Care School,
Patiala (Punjab).


Remuneration of health
care professionals depends upon the area chosen by them, educational
qualification as well as their experience. However, one can expect
salary of Rs 10000 per month, at the beginning stage.

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