Department of Naturopathy

Naturopathy is a science of healthy living the natuhuman body has the self healing power and is composed of five great elements [Panchamaha bhutas]. Imbalance of these elements creates diseases. Treatment of the diseases by these elements ie, earth, water, air, fire and ether is known as Naturopathy.

Unnatural habits of living or violation of Nature’s law is the main cause of disease. To overcome the disease we must obey the nature’s law & allow the body to cure by its own or assist the body in natural way of living.

This program prepares graduates to become naturopathic physician at the end of the 5½ years curriculum. The curriculum integrates clinical naturopathic medicine and research with mind, body and spirit. The graduates are educated to deal with health promotion and disease prevention. The students gain their skills in various naturopathic treatment modalities which include Hydrotherapy, Clay therapy, Massage therapy, Aroma therapy, Chromo therapy, Magneto therapy, Chiropractice and fasting.

Course Objectives
  • Manage the underlying spiritual, social, mental and physical causes of disease;
  • Practice in a manner that exemplifies professionalism, strong ethics and a commitment to the principles of naturopathic medicine;
  • Communicate effectively with patients; appraise and apply research in treating patients;
  •  Integrate biomedical with clinical science knowledge in the assessment, diagnosis and management of patients;
  • Identify the need for urgent and emergent health care and direct appropriate resolution;
  • Establish and manage a naturopathic practice; manage chronic disease;
  • Demonstrate leadership in health advocacy and environmental stewardship;
  • Collaborate effectively and work in partnership with other health care practitioners;
  • Demonstrate commitment to the advancement of the naturopathic profession.
Theory Papers

Principles of Nature cure I 18 months
Principles of Nature cure II 18 months

Department of Yoga

The course aims at providing an in-depth experience in the study of yoga as a philosophy, practice and therapy. Through a concentrated study of yoga asanas (postures), mantras (sacred chants), meditation techniques, pranayama (breath control) and philosophical and religious scriptures, students will engage in questioning, analysis, and application of yoga in various planes of health.

Course Objectives
  • Yoga Philosophy, classical and interpretation for today’s practitioner
  • The evolution of Yoga from its ancient incarnation to is present day practice
  • Yoga in Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism and Sikhism
  • An overview of Indian culture, history and religions
  • Principles of movement and alignment
  • Yoga Postures and sequences – asana and vinyasa
  • Breathing Techniques – pranayama
  • The different lineages of the Hatha Yoga tradition
  • Yoga’s role in alternative medicine – holistic approach to health care
  • Yoga for fitness
  • Yoga for inner peace and harmony
  • Yoga as a therapy
  • Meditation and relaxation techniques
Theory Papers

Philosophy & Practice of Yoga  12 months
Yoga & Physical Culture I  12 months
Yoga & Physical Culture II  12 months
Yoga therapy  12 months

Department of Hydrotherapy & Clay Therapy

The course is designed to educate and train the students with the hydrotherapy and clay therapy treatment modalities. According to the basic principles of Naturopathy, Disease is caused due to the accumulation of toxins in the body. These diseases are better treated by natural elements ie, earth & water.

Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Hydrotherapy
  • Physiological basis and importance of water on different systems
  • Defining the reflex areas, action & reaction
  • General rules, therapeutic significance, adaptation of individual cases, general indications and contra-indications
  • Therapeutic actions like excitant effect, haemostatic effect, cardiac effects, emanogogic effects, vesical excitations, intestinal excitation, restorative effect, tonic effect, calorific effect, diaphoretic effect, expectorant effect, diuretic effect, resolvent effect, sedative effect, anti thermic, anti pyretic.
  • Techniques of various water and clay treatment modalities with their limitations

Department of Chromotherapy & Magnetotherapy

The course emphasis on techniques, treatment modalities through the application of various colours and magnets. It mainly deals with the air therapy, heliotherapy, chromotherapy and magnetotherapy.

Course Objectives
  • Harmonic laws, theory of light and force, chromo-chemistry, chromo-diagnosis, chromo-therapeutics
  • Practical instruments for colour healing, chromotherapy prescriptions, chromo-mentalism
  • Bordeaux Medicine
  • Historical highlights of magnetotherapy
  • Effects of magnetism, medical influences of magnetic field
  • Technique of application of magnets
  • Clinical reports & recent developments in the field

Department of Modern Diagnosis

The course is designed to educate the students about the diagnosis and treatment of common medical illnesses. It helps the students have a sufficient knowledge of rare diseases, advances and technologies in medicine.

Course Objectives
  • Proper history, examination and diagnosis.
  • Relevant investigations, their interpretation with reasonable accuracy.
  • Appropriate treatment and early disposal.
  • Prompt diagnosis and management of emergencies.
  • Update knowledge.
  • Ethical principles during work.
  • Seek and give consultation when required.
  • Sympathetic behavior with patients and their relatives.
  • Respects patients’ rights and privileges.
  • Supplement information about their illness.
  • Consider seeking second opinion when requested by patients.
  • Laboratory tests, radiologic examinations and special procedures, (i.e., blood drawing, intravenous lines, arterial blood gases) to work up and treat patients’ problems

Department of Naturopathy Diagnosis

To find the main cause of disease through Naturopathy analysis right from the daily routine, dietary habits, occupational status to hereditary factors. Iris diagnosis and facial diagnosis are the main diagnostic methods.

IRIS Diagnosys

Iridology is the study of the iris particularly of its colour, markings, changes etc., as associated with disease. The whole body parts and organs are represented on the iris. Diseases organs show the changes in the corresponding area in the eye.

FACIAL Diagnosys

Internal toxin deposition shows some changes in the external appearances is called encumbrances. These encumbrances, the form of the body, the carriage, the colour & the movements reveals the disease conditions.

Department of Nutrition & Herbology

The course emphasis on ingredient functions and interaction; technique, production and sensory evaluation standards, food safety, sanitation and nutrient values.

Course Objectives
  • Identify components of food products
  • Apply basic scientific principles which are essential in the preparation and storage of high quality products
  • Understand and apply the principles of science in the preparation of food.
  • Describe and follow accepted sanitary food production procedures in the preparation of food
  • Identify preparation methods to optimize nutrition content
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of food preparation terminology and techniques
  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of weights, measures and conversions
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow a standardized recipe
  • Evaluate sensory attributes of food
  • Describe and follow proper safety procedures in the kitchen
  • Select, use and maintain laboratory equipment and utensils appropriately
  • Prepare and present a variety of food products demonstrating knowledge of basic methods and ingredients.
  • Identify and compare qualitative and quantitative standards for food prepared in the laboratory
  • Compare the effects of food preparation methods on the nutritive value of foods
  • Prescription of diet on therapeutic basis
  • Recognize the most commonly used herbs
  • Understand how and when herbs should be used
  • Educate others about the proper use of herbs

Department of Fasting & Dietetics

Course Objectives
  • Bring your knowledge of basic nutrition up to date
  • Learn new concepts of diet therapy as they have developed through recent years
  • Practice writing menus for special diets, such as diabetes, heart disease and renal disorders,etc.,
  • Understand the principles of nutritional assessment
  • Use components of the assessments to develop nutritional care plans
  • Normal nutrition: information on nutrients and life cycle needs, cultural dietary habits
  • Nutritional assessment: nutrition screening, drug-nutrient interactions and disease prevention
  • Nutritional requirements in diabetes, cancer and AIDS; principles behind weight management; writing and correcting diabetic menus and other diseases.
  • Nutritional management of G.I. disorders, surgery and supplementary feedings; special needs of patients undergoing surgery; types of oral and tube feedings used for supplementary nutritional needs
  • Nutritional management of heart disease, causes and types of heart disease; renal and liver disorders; implications of renal disorders; importance of monitoring electrolytes and proteins
  • fat and protein metabolism; the function of macronutrients in the body

Department of Forensic Medicine

The main aim is to produce a physician who is well informed about medico-legal responsibility during the practice of Medicine. The student acquires knowledge of law in relation to medical practice, medical negligence and respect for the codes of Medical ethics

Course Objectives
  • The basic Medico-legal aspects of hospital and general practice.
  • Medico-legal responsibility of a physician.
  • Physician’s responsibilities in criminal matters and respect for the codes of medical ethics
  • Explain the medico-legal aspects and post-mortem examination findings in the causes of death
  • Poisoning, prevention and epidemiology of common poisoning and their legal aspects
  • General principles of medico-legal examination, documentation and reporting of Injury, age, sexual offences, intoxication, poisoning and chronic toxicity.

Department of Pharmacology

To provide students with a solid grounding in the basic concepts and scientific underpinnings of Pharmacology. It provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the fundamental Pharmacology and uses of the major classes of clinically important drugs currently used in medical practice.

Course Objectives
  • Discuss indications, rationale, efficacy and risks for commonly prescribed medications in primary care settings.
  • Describe appropriate strategies for monitoring the expected effects and potential adverse effects of medication
  • To understand the fundamental scientific principles of drug action and the various mechanisms by which drugs can mediate their pharmacological effect
  • To understand the fundamental principles of pharmacokinetics that underlie the absorption, distribution, metabolism and elimination of drugs in the body and thereby affect drug effectiveness
  • To understand the biochemical reactions that result in the metabolism of drugs within the body
  • To understand the rationale behind designing different dosing regimens of particular drugs in specific patient populations
  • To understand how specific patient characteristics and genetics can affect the response to a particular class of drugs
  • To understand the scientific basis underlying how two different drugs can interact within the body and can have undesirable effects either on drug concentrations or drug clinical effects.
  • To understand the Pharmacology and clinical use of the major class of clinically important drugs. These include drugs affecting the autonomic nervous system; anesthetics and analgesics; drugs to treat the heart and disease of the cardiovascular system; drugs affecting the pulmonary system; antibiotics; drugs used to treat psychiatric disorders; drugs of abuse and drugs used to treat addiction; drugs that affect the immune system; drugs that affect the endocrine system; dietary supplements and herbal medications; antiviral drugs and chemotherapeutic drugs used in the treatment of cancer.

Department of Manipulative Therapy

The main aim is to produce a physician who is well informed about medico-legal responsibility during the practice of Medicine. The student acquires knowledge of law in relation to medical practice, medical negligence and respect for the codes of Medical ethics

Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Massage
  • Structure specially concerned in massage
  • Detailed understanding of the effects of manipulative therapy on various system
  • Basic therapeutic massage technique, indication and contraindications
  • Crisis through massage
  • Different types of massages – Swedish, Dry Brush, Shiatsu, Ayurvedic
  • Definition & Basic principles of Chiropractice, Osteopathy
  • Practical demonstration

Department of Acupuncture

The course is designed with an analytical approach based on theoretical reasoning to a spectrum of common medical conditions will enable the students to more effectively apply their knowledge to improve patient care. During the face to face clinical instruction sessions, ample opportunity will be provided for hands-on needling techniques for body and ear acupuncture, pulse and tongue diagnoses, acupuncture points location, etc. in addition, important topics of clinical and basic scientific research on acupuncture in various fields of general interests will be presented.

Course Objectives
  • Understanding of Qi and its effects on the body
  • Application of the laws and the five elements
  • Understanding of primary channels, and specific points
  • Treat musculoskeletal conditions and pain
  • Know and apply acupuncture assessments
  • Understand Chinese philosophy of treatment
  • Application of Moxibustion, Cupping, and Electro-Acupuncture
  • Auricular, Scalp and Hand Acupunctures in treatment protocols

Department of Physiotherapy

The program curriculum is based on a systematic theory and practical sessions to explain the nature and causes of movements in humans. The key concept of the theory is the notion that movement emerges as the result of interactions between multiple systems at the individual’s sensory, motor, perceptive, and cognitive level, the task to be performed and the environment.

The objective of the program is to train individual to become competent in evidence-based practice in the management of cardio-respiratory, neurologic and orthopedic conditions in pediatric, adult and senior populations.

Course Objectives
  • Apply procedural interventions used in physiotherapy practice.
  • Analyze impairments affecting body structures and body functions leading to activity limitations and participation restrictions, and make physiotherapy diagnostic based on clinical assessment.
  • Set therapeutic objectives, recommend strategies, choose appropriate procedural interventions that are tailored to the individual’s potential for recovery and return to activity and participation.
  • Demonstrate that they are independent professionals able to provide a follow-up in the interest of the patient, the client, or any other involved professionals.
  • Promote transparent communication with the patient and client.
  • Demonstrate a positive, honest, and respectful attitude with other professional partners.
  • Comply with the code of ethics and other regulations governing the practice of physiotherapy.
  • These objectives are achieved through theoretical and practical courses, integrative seminars and clinical placements. Interactive teaching methods are used to foster the development of critical thinking and problem-solving skills.

Department of Emergency Medicine & Minor Surgery

The course is designed to introduce students to the principles of acute care medicine, Basic principles of surgery, emergency medicine and first aid. Students will learn to conduct thorough but directed histories and physicals in conjunction with procedural skills. The students are trained to carry out basic life support, assess life threatening situations, prioritize casualties and safely evacuate casualties. The students are exposed to general medical practice, both in the community and in hospital during the course curriculum.

Course Objectives
  • Perform, record, present, and discuss in detail skills of history taking of common surgical diseases.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the symptoms and signs of common surgical diseases.
  • Demonstrate appropriate skills to conduct comprehensive clinical examination of surgical patients.
  • Demonstrate the appropriate ways to identify physical signs of common surgical diseases.
  • Formulate a reasonable differential diagnosis of surgical problems based on history and physical examination.
  • Demonstrate a basic knowledge of common and urgent surgical problems.
  • Learn the basic approach to patients who present with chest pain, respiratory distress,  pain.
  • Learn the principles of basic wound management and evaluation of orthopedic injuries
  • Learn the basic principles of management of trauma patients
  • Learn the basic principles of environmental injury (heat related illness and hypothermia)
  • Learn the basic principles of management of poisonings and overdoses
  • Know the limits of basic first aid

Department of Medical Ethics and Hospital Management

The course is designed to develop graduates with good conceptual knowledge, Managerial skills and practical training in various functional areas in a Hospital. The course introduces the student to healthcare organizations and organizational management concepts. The course provides an overview of the management role, organizational theory, management economics, and theory and practice of systemic organizational change within overall strategic management and systemic contexts.

Course Objectives
  • Hospital Planning
  • Designing & Facility Management
  •  Hospital & Health Information System
  •  Management Of OPD, Emergency & Other Support Services
  • Nutrition Management & Dietary Services
  •  Health Insurance, Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  •  Hospital Waste Management Operations Research
  •  Research Methodology & Its Techniques
  • Quality Assurance In Hospitals & Healthcare Organizations
  •  Regulations In Hospitals & Healthcare
  • Analyse the management and development issues faced by hospital managers
  • Review and evaluate services using concepts of organisation and structure, methods of planning and managing resources
  • Compare national and international health policy and management issues
  • Analyse and develop hospital service policies in the relevant local and national context
  • Understand the principles of good governance and professional ethics

Department of Psychology and Psychiatry

Course Objectives

Psychology is an introduction to the scientific study of human behavior and mental processes.
The course introduces the major theories, methods, and findings of modern psychology to the students. Topics include: research methods, biological psychology, sensation & perception, learning, memory, cognition & language, intelligence, development, personality, abnormal behavior, treatment, and social psychology.

By the end of the course the students will understand,

  • How a psychological perspective provides insight into human behaviors;
  • The important concepts, theoretical perspectives, research methods, and research findings in psychology; and be able to think critically about topics in psychology.

Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology

This course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and in depth understanding in the field of Obstetric and Gynecological. It will help students to appreciate the client as a holistic individual and develop skill to function as an independent midwifery practitioner. It will further enable the student to function as educator, manager and researcher in the field of Obstetric and Gynecological.

Course Objectives
  • Appreciate the trends in the field of obstetrics and gynaecology as a specialty
  • Describe the population dynamics and indicators of maternal and child health
  • Describe the concepts of biophysical, psychological and spiritual aspects of normal pregnancy, labor and puerperium.
  • Provide comprehensive nursing care to women during reproductive period.
  • Integrate the concepts of family centered approach in obstetrics and gynecology.
  • Identify and analyze the deviations from normal birth process and refer appropriately.
  • Describe the pharmacological agents, their effects during pregnancy, child birth, puerperium, lactation and the role of physician.
  • Counsel adolescents, women and families on issues pertaining to pregnancy, child birth and lactation
  • Describe the role of various types of complementary and alternative therapies in obstetrics and gynecology
  • Incorporate evidence based practice and identify the areas of research in the field of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Describe the recent advancement in contraceptive technology and birth control measures.
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