Diploma in Medical Imaging Technology (DMIT)

Duration: Two years (4 semesters) + 6 months internship
Eligibility: 10 Pass (or equivalent)

Imaging technicians use cutting-edge technology and equipment to visualize the inside of the human body. The images they create help physicians to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries with great accuracy. Technicians have a unique opportunity to work with some of the most exciting and groundbreaking medical machinery available.

About the course:

Year

Course Description

Competencies

First Year
I&IISemester

The course consist of  basic Anatomy and physiology, basic of physics, radiological physics, knowledge in darkroom procedures and radiographic positioning of patients

The students will gain basic knowledge in anatomy and physiology, physics, radiological physics. Students will also develop knowledge and skills in darkroom procedures and radiographic positioning of patients.

Second Year
III&IVSemester

The course consist of basics of hospital practice and patient care, knowledge in handling various radiographic equipments and techniques, special radiological procedures, radiographic  radiation hazards and protection, and introduction to CT and modern modalities.

The students will be able to give pre, during and post examination instructions to patients, handling various radiographic equipment and techniques, positioning of patients. Students will also be to produce and evaluate images to determine visibility of correct anatomy and diagnostic quality, ensure radiation safety, provide responsible patient care, reviewing, evaluating of developed X-ray films and reporting to physician.

Internship

The students will be posted in hospitals and diagnostic centers and will be able to perform different techniques and procedures.

The students will gain knowledge and skills in performing the different radiological techniques, positioning and procedures.

Course of study:
The course is designed to impart practical knowledge with theoretical concepts ensuring optimum learning by the students.

  • Theoretical knowledge: Lectures, demonstrations, seminars and assignments.
  • Practical knowledge: Hands-on clinical experience in hospitals and diagnostic centres
SemesterSubject TitleCredits
Theory
Basic Physics2
Basic Anatomy And Physiology5
Hospital Practice and Patient Care1
First SemesterRadiographic Imaging2
English and Communication2
Radiological Physics14
Total6
Practical and Theory Total20
SemesterSubject TitleCredits
Theory
Basic Physics2
Basic Anatomy And Physiology5
Hospital Practice and Patient Care1
Second SemesterRadiographic Positioning2
Radiographic Imaging2
English and Communication2
Radiological Physics16
Total
Practical6
Practical and Theory Total22
SemesterSubject TitleCredits
Theory
Radiographic Imaging2
Radiographic Positioning2
Special Radiological Procedure2
Third SemesterIntroduction Modern Modalities1
English and Communication2
Total9
Practical6
Practical and Theory Total15
SemesterSubject TitleCredits
Theory
Radiographic Positioning2
Special Radiological Procedure2
Introduction to Modern Modalities1
English and Communication2
Total7
Fourth SemesterPractical6
Practical and Theory Total13

Job Prospects:

  • Hospital imaging departments
  • Diagnostic centres
  • Public health projects
This course is offered in:-

Allied Health Science Department,
Martin Luther Christian University,
Dongktieh, Nongrah, Shillong-793006