In day to day life anyone can suffer from mental or emotional health problems which can arise due to various factors which are emerged because of life style, modernization and ends with poor mental health .It is important to recognize the challenges of individuals with mental illness for leading a normal life, inclusion in the job and maintaining interpersonal relationships. Mental health nurses are at the forefront of facilitating change, providing support and dealing with people of all ages with mental illness from a wide range of backgrounds. They need to have developed a sense of self and be able to meet the challenges in caring the patients with mental illness.
The department of mental health nursing provides an excellent standard of teaching with continuous support throughout the course, both in the theory and in clinical practice. Students are taught by experienced teachers who has worked in a wide variety of clinical specialties and education roles, Various Innovative teaching and learning methods were brought into practice for the students such as web based learning etc. To expertise more in clinical skills the methods like, interdisciplinary case discussion, inter professional learning and context based learning, problem based learning are practiced to equip the nurses with great divergent skills for global care. Students are also trained in community psychiatry nursing practice in which the group of students allotted in various schools to identify various mental health problems and referred for the further treatment. To enrich the specialized practice, Certificate course is been conducted by the department of Mental health Nursing on Guidance and counseling for Nursing students for their career development.
Dr. P. Subha Rani , HOD & Associate Professor
Mrs.S.Sujithra. Assistant Professor
Mr. D. Alfred Solomon, Senior Tutor