Paramedical services are those services where professionals help the doctors in specialized areas and facilities for better diagnosis, treatment and therapy. The increasing demand of
skilled para-medical professionals has opened up several career opportunities for young aspirants in India as well as abroad. Without paramedics, the entire health care industry will come to a standstill and become almost non-functionary.
Students pursuing Physics, Chemistry, Biology(PCB) at + 2 level mainly aim at becoming a
doctor. But very few of them give attention to the paramedical field which includes
professionals like pharmacists, physiotherapists, nurses, medical laboratory technologist,
optometrist, speech therapist, etc. All these professionals support the doctor in treatment of the ever increasing number of patients, afflicted with various diseases, making health care easy and effective. It is a vast field.There are many courses avail
able at degree, diploma and certificate level. The Para medical courses will be discussed in detail in
Part 1 – Nursing.
Part 2 – Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Prost
hetics and Orthotics, Speech and
Part 3 – Pharmacy, Med Lab tech and miscellaneous courses in specialized area