Following are the additional facilities provided to the students:
Biomedical Department of Sahrdaya College offered a GE Certification program to the final year students. The program comprised of familiarization with medical equipment, in two phases: Basic Instrumental familiarization (December 11-20 2017)and Higher-end Equipment training at- John F Welch Technology, GE Research, and Development Centre at Bangalore(February 5-10 2018). A group of 17 from 2014-18 Biomedical Batch students attended the program.
The first phase training included Two days Leadership program that focused on two questions: Am I Good Communicator and Is Leadership for me? The program as such had a great impact since this involved many activities including Mock Interviews, Video Resumes, Mapping the skills with Career, Familiarised with the art of asking questions and so on. The leadership program gave the students opportunities to enhance their performance throughout the GE Certification program.
The basic instrumental familiarization held at Sahrdaya involved training from GE Officials and this included practical sessions on ECG, Patient monitor, Ultrasound Machine, Ventilators, Anaesthesia, X-Ray and basics aspects of CT & MRI Software along with the theoretical sessions on CT and MRI.
Next phase, held at JFWC, Banglore mainly concentrated on the core areas of medical devices such as X-Ray, MRI, CT, Incubators, Ultrasound, PET, their installations and safety procedures and precautions. The main module focused during the GE Certification program was MRI Technology. GE Design Lab visit opened up a new avenue that emphasized the significance and impact of Design Engineering in Medical Devices. The introduction about Edison Engineering and Development Program stood unique in the entire course. The program also included two Industrial visits, X-ray manufacturing unit and Tube manufacturing unit at GE Bel.
The GE Certification program stays unique as this is one of the Best Industrial Collaboration Program that Sahrdaya has ever provided the students with.
Agappe Diagnostics Limited is a fast-growing in vitro diagnostics company working with over 300 distributors, and a significant OEM business in domestic and international markets, and has a world-class manufacturing facility near Cochin, Kerala which take us to the next step of evolution. The Department of Biomedical Engineering collaborates with the Agappe Diagnostics Limited to carry out programmes for prototyping Medical – Engineering Interaction. The collaboration is to provide training to the students on Agappe products and services and also to enhance their soft skill sets and to establish a mutually beneficial relationship built on academic, scientific and technological cooperation which include organizing workshops, conferences, collaborative research, hackathons, Entrepreneurship opportunities, project guidance, internship, training programs, industrial visits, industry- institution interface and Placements.
List of Equipments
1 Semi-automated specific protien analyser
2 Hematology analyser
3 Semi-automated biochemistry analyser
4 Automated Cartridge based specific protien analyser