Ancillary Medical Training in Ophthalmic Assistant

Goverment medical College Jammu
In Jammu

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  • Training
  • Jammu
  • Duration:
    2 Years

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Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Bakshi Nagar, 180001, Jammu and Kashmir, India
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Course programme

The Ancillary Medical Training (A.M.T.) School is a pioneer institute for training the Ancillary Medical personnel's in Jammu Division of Jammu & Kashmir State and offering the basic and promotional educational programs. It is controlled financially by the Principal, Govt. Medical College & Dean to associated Hospitals, Jammu and academically affiliated to Jammu & Kashmir State Medical Faculty. The primary objective of the school is to provide and promote education in the field of health.

The school was established in the year 1953 and initially three years General Nursing, Two years Auxiliary Nurse Midwife and one year Paramedical i.e. Compounder, Dental Technician, Laboratory Technician, Radiological Technician and Sanitary Inspector Diploma Programs were formulated for meeting the health needs of the society of Jammu division. Later nine months midwifery program was added to General Nursing Program and two years Auxiliary Nurse Midwife Program was replaced with one and half years Female Multi-purpose Health Worker Program as per central pattern.

In the year 1981 the Jammu and Kashmir State Medical Faculty approved the initiation of two years Ophthalmic Assistant Diploma Program.

In the year 1996, six months Lady Health Visitor promotional Training Program for trained Female Multi-purpose Health Workers was also started to meet the health needs in the Public Health Field. The Compounder, Dental Technician, Laboratory Technician, Radiological Tech. Sanitary Inspector programmes have been revised and now two years Diploma programme in Pharmacist/Medical Asstt., Dental Assistant, Laboratory Assistant, X-ray Assistant, Sanitary Inspector are being offered. Further three and half years General Nursing and Midwifery course as per Indian Nursing Council have also been adopted from the current session.

The School believes in training the Nurses and other Health personnel from all the six districts of Jammu division where they will work as effective members of health team for the society.

The school provides opportunities for the students to integrate and utilize knowledge, understanding and skills from various fields of Nursing and other Para - medical.

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