B. Sc. Physician Assistant | Course Details & Admission | Haldia Institute Of Health Sciences

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B.Sc. in Physician Assistant (B.Sc. PA)

The BSc in Physician Assistant is an undergraduate 3years course. The students of Bsc in Physician Assistant are trained for emergency healthcare services. It includes medical specialization. The physical assistants are specialized in assisting doctors, patient examining, prescription and helps to treat the diagnosis. They can suggest lifestyle changes. 

In Haldia Institute of Health Science, students give practical training under the guidance of professional doctors and experts. Pre-placement training support is also there.


The candidates are required to be from CBSE/Matriculation/State Board or equivalent with physics, chemistry, and mathematics or biology in 10+2 and proficiency in English.

Mode of Admission: It is basically done through a merit list or by entrance exam

Syllabus Outline:   Human Anatomy &Physiology, Biophysics , Biochemistry, Basic Nursing, Basic Anaesthesia, Basic & Clinical Surgery, Community Health, Environmental Science, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology, Haematology, Laboratory Sciences (ECG & EEG, Blood Transfusion, Fluid & Electrolyte, Balanced & Replacement, Blood Conservation), Imaging Study, Central Sterilization & Supply Department(CSSD), Clinical Medicine , Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Neurology , Gynaecology & OBS, Ophthalmology, ENT ,Psychiatric, Clinical Investigations, Advanced Disease Diagnosis & Management, Community Health & Research Methodology, Hospital Organization & Administration, Medical Ethics etc.
Career prospects of Physician Assistant: EMTs and Paramedics:

Those who get jobs as paramedics or EMTs care for emergency patients. They take care of the serious and injured. They are responsible for emergency transportation services, respond to emergency calls.

Nurse Anesthetists, Nurse Midwives, and Nurse Practitioners: 

They are responsible for primary and specialty healthcare. 

Physical Therapists: 

Physical therapists make a patient improve from pain and their movement.

Physicians and Surgeons: 

Physicians and Surgeons examine patients, prescribe medications and diagnostic tests. Surgeons operate patients for injuries such as broken bones, cancerous tumours, cleft palates, etc.