Admission Notice - Diploma In Cardiology - Karachi Institute of Health Diseases
Admission open at Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases, Karachi for Diploma in Cardiology. The last date for submission of application is 2nd March 2015. The entry test will be conducted on 07th March 2015 at 10:00 am. Interview of the short listed candidates will be held on 11th March 2015. Final list will be displayed on 12th March 2015.
Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases (KIHD), is one of the main tertiary care teaching hospitals of Pakistan. It is located in the center of city, Karachi and has started functioning on June 3, 2005.
The main function of the institute is to undertake modern treatment of cardiovascular diseases, carryout research, prevention and control of cardiovascular diseases, undertake training of medical students and nurses both undergraduate and postgraduate level and develops itself into a center of excellence for treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
KIHD is 370 beds teaching hospital, including 22 beds fully equipped Emergency Room, CCU, Medical Wards, Surgical Wards, Private Wards, Intensive Care Unit, Two Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Two Surgical Theaters, ECHO, ETT and Nuclear Imaging Department, Rehabilitation Center, Research Department and Laboratory for routine blood investigations.
Departments and Facilities
Clinical Cardiology | Interventional Cardiology | Nuclear Cardiology | ESMR | Non-Invasive Cardiology | Epidemiology & Research | Cardiovascular Surgery | CME & Training | Pediatric Cardiology | Workshop & Symposium
FACILITIES AND SERVICES
The emergency of KIHD is 20 bedded and can be extended up to 25 beds. It is a large spacious hall equipped with state of the art equipment. All the beds have ECG & BP monitors (Welch Allyn, USA), central oxygen & suction, computerized ECG machines, Defibrillator (Life Pack-20, Medtronic,
USA) with external pace maker are also available. There is a separate area for female patients.
The emergency will work round the clock. The medical and paramedical staffs are posted in 3 shifts.
The coronary care unit of KIHD is a 20 bedded unit. The CCU is also equipped with state of the art equipments. All the beds have ECG & BP monitors (Welch Allyn, USA) with some other parameters and are connected with the 3 central monitors (Welch Allyn, USA) at the nursing station.
There are central oxygen and suction lines, ECG Machines (Mortare,USA), Defibrillators (Life Pack-20, Medtronic,USA) with external pace makers and ventilators (Viasys Health Care- Bird, USA) besides other routine patient care facilities.
Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases is the first institute of cardiology of Pakistan providing separate OPD facilities for male and female patients. The entire staff of female OPD including doctors, technicians and nursing staff will be female. Both the male and female OPDs have large waiting areas, doctor’s rooms, consultant's room, ECG rooms, ETT and Echo facilities separately.
There are 3 wards each with 20 beds, Male ward I and male ward II and one ward for female patients. The private ward has 20 rooms. Each ward has been provided with ECG machine, Defibrillator with external pacemaker and other equipments.
The ECG system is of Mortara, USA providing multichannel ECG connected with a centralized computer system and accessories at predefined PC bases stations.
The Institute has a fully automated and computerize laboratory which is 4 working under the supervision of a Consultant Pathologist and qualified and trained staff. The laboratory is equipped with the following equipments:
• Chemistry Analyzer automatic - Selectra E (Netherlands)
• Chemistry Analyzer Semiautomatic - Microlab-300 (Netherlands)
• Electrolyte Analyzer - Beckman Coulter EL-ISE (USA)
• Hematology Analyzer - Beckman Coulter ACT-18 Channel (USA)
• Cougulometer - Sysmex CA-50 (Japan)
• Urine Analyzer- Urykon 300 (Germany)
• Microscope -MC-200 A, Micron (Austria)
• Sterlizer (Hot air/ oven) ED-53, Binder (Germany)
And other necessary equipments.
The x-ray department of the institute works under the supervision of a consultant radiologist. It is equipped with;
• High frequency C-Arm with fluoroscopy.
• X-Ray Machine 500 mA
• Mobile X-Ray with 100 mA
• Automatic X-ray film processor.
There are four ETT machines, one for male OPD and other for female OPD. These ETT machines are fully computerized; one is Aspel and the other are Schiller ETT Systems. The ETT labs are equipped with all the necessary equipments including defibrillators and emergency resuscitation facilities. The ETT labs will function under the supervision of a trained Registrar and experienced technician.
There are three Echo machines, one for male OPD and one for female OPD and one for paediatric OPD. These are the latest version of Toshiba Nemio 35, Xorio. The Echo lab has facilities for trans esophageal echo and stress echo also. This will function under the supervision of qualified and experienced staff. All the reports will be reviewed by a consultant before final reports are issued.
Ambulatory ECG & BP Lab
The ambulatory BP monitoring and ambulatory ECG (Holter) monitoring lab of the institute is fully equipped with latest equipment in the field. The system is fully computerized and both the systems are of Schillar.
The cath lab is equipped with two latest versions of Toshiba Angiography machine (Infinix -CSi) with all accessories, including physiological monitoring system (Pruka MacLa-2000 GE, USA) and electronic injector. There is a recovery room of 3 beds attached with the Cath lab equipped with invasive monitoring system, ventilator and defibrillator.
Karachi Institute of Heart Diseases,
ST-15, Block-16, Federal B. Area,
Karachi-75950, Sindh, Pakistan.