The department of Psychiatric nursing aims to impart quality education in the field of Mental Health Nursing to Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nursing students providing quality care in the areas of Preventive, Promotive, Curative and Rehabilitative aspects of Mental Health nursing.
Develop a positive attitude in the care of mentally ill patients.
Develop a skill in history taking and Mental Status Examination.
Develop communication skills.
Give the highest quality of care by applying psychiatric nursing approach.
Collaborate and coordinate with the multidisciplinary team in the hospital and in the community for the promotion of mental health.
Create awareness about the problems of individuals at different.
Provide preventive, Promotive and rehabilitative care to mentally ill client in the hospitals and in the community.
Students are given the best clinical experience in all the areas such Acute and Chronic wards, De-addiction ward, Child Psychiatry, Community Psychiatry. Students are given an opportunity to practice in NIMHANS, Bangaluru, Mental Health Center, Peroorkada and St Vincent’s Hospital, Thuvayoor.