Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing

Department

Department of Psychiatric Nursing helps the students to develop in depth knowledge and skills to deal psychiatric problems and promote mental health for individual, family as well community.

PHILOSOPHY 

The faculty, department of mental health (psychiatric) nursing believe that after completion of the prescribed course the students will be able to

  • Demonstrate excellent clinical skills in the integration of neurobiologic, psychosocial and psychiatric nursing knowledge in delivery of care to individuals experiencing mental illnesses both in the hospital and community area
  • Engage in active participation in research activities and in nursing education.

SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE DEPARTMENT

  • Periodic workshops are organized for staff nurses, students and faculty.
  • Department celebrates “World Mental Health Day” every year. During this occasion faculty and students visit old age homes, special schools and home for physically challenged. Role play, health education, poster presentation, seminars and recreation programmes are organized.
  • Observation visit to mental health centres, rehabilitation centres and also home for physically challenged.
  • Guidance and counselling are provided for student as and when needed
  • Department regularly provides community mental health services like screening of mental illness, public awareness on mental health, counselling the vulnerable groups and health education through proper audio visual aids.
  • Department organizes school mental health programmes regularly.
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FACULTY

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SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Contemporary practice
  • Mental health promotion

UPCOMING EVENTS

NEWS AND EVENTS

1 Apr 15
Community mental health programme

III year B. Sc Nursing and II year P.B.B.Sc nursing students

- Community
26 Mar 15
VINS & RC Website Launch

A dedicated website with latest technology will be launched today.

- Alumni
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LABORATORY

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Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing Lab

Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing

Department

Mr. Kurudimathada Jayaraja

Assistant Professor & HOD