Department Of Mental Health Nursing


Aim

To develop adequate skill in care of patients with mental illness

Objectives

To appreciate the trends and issues in the field of psychiatry and psychiatric nursing

  • To explain the dynamics of personality development and human behavior

  • To describe the concepts of psychobiology in mental disorders and its implication for psychiatry nursing

  • To demonstrate therapeutic communication skills

  • To apply nursing process approach in caring for patients with psychotic  and neurotic disorders

  • To describe the psychopharmacological agents, their effects and nurses role

  • To recognize the role of psychiatric nurse and recognize as a member of the psychiatric and mental health zone.

Faculty

  • Mr.Jayaprakash, M.Sc(N), Asso. Professor

  • Ms. S. Kavitha, M.Sc.,(N), Lecturer

  • Ms. Tamilvani, B.Sc.,(N), Clinical Instructor

  • Ms Nandhini B.Sc.,(N), Clinical Instructor

  • Ms Poovitha B.Sc.,(N) Nursing tutor

Activity

  • Organization of Psychosocial drama at psychiatric institution & community settlement

  • Celebration of Significant events

  • Anti Drug Abuse Day - June 26

  • World Dementia Day - September 21

  • World Mental Health Day - October 12