In Pakistan, we need trained paramedical staff in our hospitals. Paramedical staff assists the doctors in doing their work. There are many doctors in a hospital but there is acute shortage of Trained paramedics like Dispensers, Nurses, Medical Assistant, LHV’s, Lab Technician, O.T Assistant X-Ray Technician, Dental Hygienist, Dental Technicians, and Dental Nurses etc. A Paramedic is a professional who helps the doctors in specialized areas and facilitates for better diagnosis, treatment and therapy. Paramedics provide advance levels of care to patients.
Paramedical Admission Procedure and Subjects After Matric & Intermediate
Paramedical Admission Procedure
In Pakistan there is lack of training institutes, which have not, been established in abundance both in public as well as private sector. Paramedics play a key role in a hospital or we can say that health care occupation is incomplete in their absence. After passing matriculation, you can choose this professional field and be a part of this profession at an early age. There are many different paramedical courses that are very beneficial for you. The complete information about paramedical courses after matric is given below.
Diploma Programs in Paramedical after Matric:
The Punjab Medical Faculty Lahore is offering the following diplomas which are affiliated by standard paramedical institutes.
1 year duration courses after matric:
- · Dispenser
- · Laboratory Technician
- · Radiographer
- · Dietician
- · Dental Technician
- · Laboratory Assistant
- · Operation theater assistant
- · Radiography technician
- · Ophthalmic technician
- · Dental Nurse
2 year duration diplomas in Paramedics:
- Diploma in Pharmacy
- Diploma in Medical Lab Technology
- Diploma in Operation Theater Technology
- Diploma in Diagnostic Radiography and Imaging Diploma in Public Health Technology
- Diploma in Dental Technology
- Diploma in Dietetics
- Diploma in Physiotherapy
- Diploma in Nuclear Medicine Technology
- Diploma in C.T Scan Technician
- Diploma in MRI Technician
- Diploma in Anesthesia Technician
- Diploma in Hospital Management
- Diploma in Ultrasound Technician
ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR PARAMEDICAL COURSES
1- Candidate must have passed Matric with at least overall 50% marks, and obtained also 50% marks in science subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Biology. FSc students are welcome.
2- Candidate should be between the ages of 17 to 23 years. A waiver of 5 years may be granted by the competent authority relaxing the age up to 28 years. However, a Government servant may be granted age waiver up to 33 years.
Documents Required with Application
Applicants must attach with application form application form attested 4x each photocopies of the following:-
- a. Matric Certificate
- b. Any Other Certificate(s)
- c. Provisional / Character Certificate.
- d. National Identity Card / I.D of Parent / Guardian
- e. Domicile Certificate
- f. Eight passport size recent colored photographs
Note: (It is absolutely essential to present the originals when demanded).
The admission fee varies from one institute to other but should be deposited at the time of admission.
Punjab Medical Faculty Lahore
62-A/D New Muslim Town Wahdat Road Lahore.
Phone No: 042-9230506, 042-9231352
Fax No: 042-9232127