(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –Aiming to bridge the skill gap for qualified paramedical professionals in the healthcare sector and young job seekers in the industry, Amrak Institute of Medical Sciences has stepped up to facilitate application-based skills using structured courses.Amrak Institute of Medical Sciences is a Durdans Hospital and Astron Institute of International Studiesaffiliated educational institution.
The course content has been designed specifically to provide up to date and relevant knowledge and practical expertise required by the modern healthcare industry. Amrak Institute of Medical Sciences is based at the site of Durdans Hospital in Colombo 03.
“We’ve identified a considerable vacuum in today’s healthcare industry for skilled professionals who possess specialized and up-to-dateknowledge as well as technical aptitudes. We’ve designed our course content to address this gap through introducing Diplomas in Radiology, Cardiac Care and other relevant areas. In essence, we offer a structured pathway for individuals to become professionals by obtaining relevant knowledge and practical expertise sought after by the healthcare industry,” commented RakshithaTudawe – Managing Director, Amrak Institute of Medical Sciences
Amrak Institute of Medical Sciencesfacilitatesaccredited courses, on-site training as well as access to online courses through digital portals. The curriculum offered at Amrak Institute of Medical Scienceshas been prepared with insights into the current and future requirements of the healthcare sector. A leading panel of doctors provides training and guidance to students of the institute.
The Department of Census and Statistics Annual Bulletin 2017 reveals that the unemployment rate of youth who have completed their Advanced Level studies is at a considerable 8.1 percent. According to the statistics of the Ministry of Health, the human capital in the government healthcare sector is 121,500.
“The ever-evolving healthcare industry requires the services of professional with a well-defined, formal educational background. This is what we offer our students,” commentedAmindaTudawe – Chairmen, Amrak Institute of Medical Sciences
Sri Lanka’s healthcare sector is growing in demand for good quality and modern care. The aging population and the rise in non-communicable diseases contribute to the demand for talented and knowledgeable healthcare professionals. In this context, Amrak Institute of Medical Sciences provides a unique opportunity for individuals to update and increase their skill-set to successfully meet the rising demands in the job market. In addition, youth who aspire to establish themselves in a progressive career path can access relevant tertiary education needs through educational and training facilities offered at the Amrak Institute of Medical Sciences.