Pharma Career

Professional Career

A career in pharmacy unfolds a vista full of opportunities, leading to a golden future for young career aspirants. The job opportunities, working conditions, job satisfaction & monetary benefits are excellent.

The career opportunities include:
  • An aspirant of a highly bright future can start his own retail or wholesale drug stores. Diploma course enables one to have a license to open a Drug Stores.
  • Pharmacist can become professional sales representative in pharmaceutical companies. The monetary reward and perks are the best.
  • Another opening for a pharmacy professional is a "Registered Pharmacist" in the hospitals or drug stores.
  • Diplomas in Pharmacy holders are also eligible for direct entrance in second year of four year B-Pharmacy Course (Four Years). After doing B-Pharma Degree, Pharmacist can become drug Inspector or work as Research Scientist with drug companies, besides he/she can also opt for Marketing Executive, Senior Lab Assistant, Medical Writing, and Govt. Sectors (Indian Railway, Banks, Army, and Industries etc.)

Employment Opportunities for Diploma Holders in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

1 Government Hospitals/Private Hospitals/ Primary Health Centres/Private Nursing Homes/Clinics/National Institute of Communicable diseases.
2 Medical Colleges (Clinical Laboratories).
3 Medical Research Laboratories/Reference laboratories/R&D Laboratories.
4 Pharmaceutical Firms dealing in analytical kits and instruments.
5 Self-employment.

Competency Profile of Diploma Holders in Medical Laboratory Technology (DMLT)

Based on employment opportunities for diploma holders in Medical Laboratory Technology, following competency profile is arrived at:

1

Knowledge about basic anatomical structure of human body and physiological functions.

2

Awareness of different laboratory hazards and safety precautions during sample collections and laboratory investigations and biological waste management

3

Ability to collect, transport and preserve clinical samples such as blood, urine, stool, sputum, swabs etc and carry out laboratory investigations for diagnostic purposes

4

Knowledge and skill of operating, handling, care and preventive maintenance of various types of laboratory equipment (routine and sophisticated)

5

Knowledge about the procurement of materials, preparation, standardisation and storage of different laboratory reagents for laboratory investigations

6

Knowledge of reference values for various types of clinical investigations and knowledge of quality assurance

7

Ability to make use of computer for information storage and retrieval pertaining to laboratory investigations

8

Knowledge of automation in Medical Lab. Technology

9

Understanding importance of human relations, professional ethics, medico legal aspects and communication skills for effective functioning in the field of medical lab technology

10

Ability to learn by him/her and think alternatives for solving problems related to the field of medical lab. technology

11

Understanding of basic principles of management of men, material and equipment for their optimum utilization and effectiveness.

Derivation of Curriculum Areas from Competency Profile

Sr. No. Competency Curriculum Area
1

Knowledge about basic anatomical structure of human body and physiological functions

Anatomy and Physiology

2

Awareness of different laboratory hazards and safety precautions during sample collections and laboratory investigations and biological waste management

Laboratory Management

3

Ability to collect, transport and preserve clinical samples such as blood, urine, stool, sputum, swabs etc and carry out laboratory investigations for diagnostic purposes

Haematology

Blood Banking

Biochemistry

Microbiology

Histopathology and Cytology

4

Knowledge and skill of operating, handling, care and preventive maintenance of various types of laboratory equipment (routine and sophisticated)

Haematology

Blood Banking

Biochemistry

Microbiology

Histopathology and Cytology

5

Knowledge about the procurement of materials, preparation, standardisation and storage of different laboratory reagents for laboratory investigations

Laboratory

Management

Chemistry

Biochemistry

6

Knowledge of reference values for various types of clinical investigations and knowledge of quality assurance

Haematology

Blood Banking

Biochemistry

Microbiology

Histopathology and Cytology

7

Ability to make use of computer for information storage and retrieval pertaining to laboratory investigations

Basics of Information Technology

8

Knowledge of automation in medical lab. technology

Computer skills

9

Understanding importance of human-relations, professional ethics, medico legal aspects and communication skills for effective functioning in the field of medical lab. technology

Communication Skills

Laboratory Management

10

Ability to learn by himself/herself and think alternatives for solving problems related to the field of medical lab. technology

Professional/Practical Training

11

Understanding of basic principles of management of men, material and equipment for their optimum utilization and effectiveness

Laboratory Management

Abstract of Curriculum Areas

Following is the abstract of curriculum areas:

General Studies
  • Communication Skills
  • Basics of Information Technology
  • Entrepreneurial Awareness
  • Ecology and Environmental Awareness
  • Entrepreneurship Development and Management
Applied Sciences
  • Chemistry
Basic Areas
  • Anatomy and Physiology
Applied Areas
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Clinical Haematology
  • Clinical Biochemistry/li>
  • Histopathology and Cytology
  • Histopathology
  • Blood Banking
  • Medical Laboratory Management and Professional Ethics
  • Practical/Professional Training
Evaluation

The affiliating board, State Board of Technical Education is using the latest technique of continuous evaluation system which is more innovative, transparent, computerized, student friendly and is more objective.