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Department of Mental Health

Psychiatric nursing is a specialised nursing response to people experiencing problems between cognitive, behavioural or emotional functioning.

The Department of Psychiatric/ Mental Health Nursing provides academic services and research to promote mental health and prevent mental health problems of people, their families and communities as well as continuously intervene and rehabilitate patients with psychiatric problems and their families. It uses theories of human behaviour as its scientific framework and requires the use of the self as its art or expression in nursing practice.

The department under the experienced and dedicated faculty render quality based education to the undergraduate and post graduate students to assist them in developing expertise and in depth understanding in the field of Psychiatric Nursing under the excellent guidance of Mrs. ***, Officiating Professor & HOD. It will help students to

appreciate the client as a holistic individual and develop skills to function as psychiatric nurses and enable them to function as educators, managers and researchers in the field of psychiatric nursing.

The department is also committed to provide opportunities for professional growth, including a fully individualised orientation, support for participation in professional development activities and various in-service programmes for the faculty.

Other Activities

  • Observation of World Mental Health Day, World Suicide Prevention Day and World Alzheimer’s day

  •  Regular Outreach programmes in the schools and community

  •  Regular Continuing Nursing Education for the departmental faculty

  •  Attending professional development programmes

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