Department of Psychiatric (Mental Health) Nursing, provides academic services and conducts 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 behavior as its scientific framework and requires the use of the self as its art or expression in nursing practice.
The department, under an experienced and dedicated faculty, renders quality education to undergraduate and post graduate students, assisting them in developing expertise and an in-depth understanding of the field. It helps students appreciate clients as individuals and develop skills to function as psychiatric nurses, enabling them to function as educator, manager and researcher 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 programs for the faculty.