Sr. # Categories No. of courses Credit Hours % of total credit hours approx.
1 Core Subjects (Basics) 6 18 26%
2 Core Subjects + Clinical (Clinical Core + Rotations) 7 18 26%
3 Core Subjects  + Clinical (Special Part 1) 7 14 21%
4 Clinical – Special Part II 5 9 13%
5 Clinical Rotation 3 9 13%
Total 28 68 100%

Total number of credit hours                             68

Duration of Associate Degree                         2.5 years

Semester Duration                                           24 weeks (1 week – Prep. Leaves)

(2 weeks – Examination)

(2 weeks – Leaves after exam)

Semester Duration will be 19 weeks (with 5 weeks break)

3 Credit Hour                                                        6 days a week course

Semesters                                                                5

*Clinical part includes the training and rotation in the specified field which trainee will be assigned after passing his six months core subject examination

General layout of the program

Semester I

Lecture hall training of core subjects

(08 hours study)

 

A- Core Subjects

Anatomy I

 Physiology I

Pathology I

English I

Computers

Isl. &Pak. St

 

B- Hospital Rotation

–     OPD Clinics/IPD

Floors/ICU/CCU/Emergency

 

 

Semester II

Lecture hall training + Clinical training (in the assigned area)

(02 hours study, 06 hours clinical)

 

A- Core Subjects

Anatomy II

 Physiology II

Pathology II

English II

Pharmacology

ECG Basic

 

B- Clinical Basics

–     Clinical Theory I

– Observation of Clinical Procedures

 

 

Semester III

Lecture hall training + Clinical training (in the assigned area)

(02 hours study, 06 hours clinical)

 

A- Specialized Core Subjects

Microbiology

Biomedical Electronics

Physics

English III

Nursing + CSSD

 

B- Clinical Basics

–     Clinical Special 1-a & b

– Assistance in Clinical Procedures

 

 

Semester IV

Lecture hall training + Clinical training (in the assigned area)

(02 hours study, 06 hours clinical)

 

A- Specialized Core Subjects

Community Medicine

Nutrition

JCIA

 

B- Clinical Basics

–     Clinical Special 2-a & b

– Performance of Clinical procedure under supervision

 

 

Semester V

 

A- Core Subjects

Biostatistics

 

B- Clinical Basics
Clinical training ( in the assigned area) (08 hours clinical)

–     Clinical Specialization

– Clinical rotation I & II

 

 

Semester Wise Credit Hours

Semester I 18
Semester II 18
Semester III 14
Semester IV 9
Semester V 9
Total 68