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B. Sc. Echocardiography Technology is an Undergraduate Program offered by Amrita Center for Allied Health Sciences.
Current management of various cardiac disorders includes complex diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, which involve use of various equipment, computer hardware, tools, machines, and pharmacological agents.
Handling of this equipment as well as their regular maintenance requires advanced and focused knowledge of the scientific principles on which the tests and equipment’s function.
Proper training is mandatory for imparting hands-on skill in using this equipment correctly and safely.
Correct interpretation of images obtained by these techniques needs scientific knowledge and clinical correlation. The personnel who carry out these responsibilities also must have adequate knowledge of the structure and function of the human body, especially the cardiovascular system. Optimal delivery of cardiovascular health care is based on the safe use of the equipment’s and devices. This necessitates development of a cadre consisting of science graduates, who obtain focused, relevant knowledge in this specific area of cardiovascular echocardiography technology through theoretic learning as well as supervised practical hands-on training.
An echo cardiology technologist uses high frequency sound waves to create pictures of the human heart and identify possible medical problems. He/she is also known as a cardiovascular sonographer, uses ultrasound technology to create images of the human heart and measure its performance. Echo-cardiology technicians work with cardiologists to diagnose and treat problems associated with the heart and peripheral blood vessels.
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B. Sc. Echocardiography Technology
Three Years + One Year Internship
Pass in Plus Two with 60% Aggregate Marks in Physics, Chemistry, Biology & English.
Online Application Fees : Rs. 750/- (Rupees Seven Hundred and Fifty Only)
For all specialties, selection for candidates will be based on the rank obtained in the Amrita Entrance Examination. Allotment of seats for the shortlisted candidate will be based on the performance in the counseling/interview.
Out of total seats for all specialties, 50% seats will be allotted to the Merit category and 50% to the management category including NRI i.e. 15% of seats.
Candidates applying through agents/education counsellors using fraudulent means/ bribery/donations will be debarred to secure admission in any of the courses in Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham.
Candidates are advised to frequently visit the admission page for latest updates.
It is important for the candidate to register their commonly used mobile number/email id. Do not provide email id/mobile number of education counsellors/agents/internet café operators etc. The candidate is solemnly responsible for any negligence.
Note: Once specialty is allotted, a request for a change of specialty will not be permitted. Request pertaining to the same will not be entertained.
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