Increasing the number of trained primary and supporting healthcare workers is an ideal step towards improving community health. Programs in allied health sciences can offer the most cost-effective and sustainable strategies to recruit, train and support primary and supporting healthcare workers in the country.
The ITM Group of Institutions, an autonomous, not-for-profit educational organization is dedicated to the betterment of society. The ITM Institute of Health Sciences (ITM-IHS), in collaboration with national and international healthcare players and educational institutions, aims to offer technical training in various supporting healthcare services.
Our objective is to provide the best possible education and training in allied health sciences by honing students’ skills for high quality and compassionate healthcare.
We envision emerging as one of the leading educational institutions in allied health sciences in India leveraging international affiliations and progressive pedagogy. We also endeavor to provide aspiring healthcare professionals access to world-class training and technology in the field.
We are committed to assisting our students in:
ITM-IHS at New Panvel. ITM-IHS College of Nursing EC issued by GOM Medical Education and Drugs Department with affiliation to MUHS(Maharashtra University Of Health Sciences, Nashik)
A healthcare profession relating to the eye, its parts and vision, optometry includes a complete examination of the visual system to estimate refractive errors. It also covers fitting, manufacturing and supplying of spectacles, contact lenses and all other optical aids.
Optometrists are primary healthcare professionals who are institutionally educated and clinically trained in the art and science of optometry. They are required to examine the visual system, diagnose, prescribe and provide remedial corrective treatment. If any pathological condition is detected during the examination, the optometrist refers the patient to an ophthalmologist (ophthalmic surgeon) for medical therapy and/or surgical correction.
With technological advancements and newer products being introduced in quick succession, optometrists have wide scope beyond prescribing corrective measures. Continuous knowledge enhancement and thorough professionalism is expected from them. Our courses are designed to provide aspirants the right tools and skills for excellence in this field.
In India, optometry as a profession is still in its nascent stage. There is a severe shortage of qualified optometrists. With the formation of a regulatory body and government recognition of optometric programs, the career graph of an optometrist is bound for a steep ascent. Establishing a strong base in this growth stage promises a successful future for aspirants.
The remuneration for professional optometrists at the start of their careers is about Rs. 20,000 per month. In addition, several incentives are provided and the amount can vary based on individual capabilities.
Bsc in Optometry
Optometry is an independent profession in eye care. Its practice includes a complete examination of the visual system required for the estimation of refractive errors. It also covers the Fitting, manufacturing and supplying of spectacles, contact lenses and all other optical aids.
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology
Medical Laboratory Technology is a branch of medical science responsible for performing laboratory investigations relating to diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disease. With this course the basic aim is to provide knowledge and training to the candidates so that they can work in various lab settings.
Bsc in Medical Laboratory Technology
Before a doctor can properly detect and treat a disease, he/she needs accurate information about the patient’s condition. The role of a Medical Laboratory Technologist is to provide this information through the application of Clinical Laboratory Science.
Five major areas of a clinical laboratory:
Masters in Optometry M.opt
Masters in Optometry is a recommended course to the graduates in Optometry to enhance their knowledge in Vision Science, Clinical diagnosis & Optometric Management Practices This course trains participants for professional specialization in various areas of optometry: contact lenses, pediatric optometry, low vision, practice management etc.
Students learn to conduct research in the field of vision sciences. The course has a mixed academic focus. It trains students for both specialized professional practice and research.
Duration: 4 years
Affiliation: Maharashtra University of Health Science (MUHS –Nashik)
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Our faculty comprises of academics and industry experts, who bring with them rich experience and specialized skills. They provide our students with practical examples and real case studies, facilitating interactive sessions with high knowledge retention.
IHS New Panvel Campus
ITM Institute of Health Science Plot no.11, Sector 12, Near Ayappa Temple,
New Panvel (E), Raigad Dist., Maharashtra – 410206
Rajshree: 07498097541 Sagar: 07498981627
Telephone no.: 022 64506859
IHS Parel Campus
Smt.Nirmalatai P.Athavale College Of Optometry
K.B HAji Bachooali Charitable Ophthalmic & ENT Hospital,
58/60, Jehangir Merwani Road, Parel, Mumbai – 400012
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