KGNC, SBV

KASTURBA GANDHI NURSING COLLEGE (KGNC)

A constituent college of

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (SBV), PUDUCHERRY

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Department of mental Health Nursing

OVERVIEW

Mental Health Nursing department is at the forefront of research, education, and practice, which improves the mental health and wellbeing of an individual, their families, and communities. The department takes initiative in fostering and strengthening the quality education to the undergraduate and postgraduate students and committed to preparing them as efficient Psychiatric Nurse.

 PHILOSOPHY
 

The department, under an experienced and dedicated faculty, renders quality education to undergraduate and postgraduate students, assisting them in developing expertise and an in-depth understanding of the field of psychiatry and also by providing evidence-based nursing care for mentally ill patients in the focus on promotive, preventive and rehabilitative services

OBJECTIVES
 
  • To develop a positive attitude towards mentally ill patients.
  • Develop therapeutic communication skills.
  • To develop skills in history taking and mental status examination.
  • Create awareness about the problems of the individual at different developmental stages.
  • Prepare the students to become efficient mental health professionals in the psychiatric hospital.
  • Applying the highest quality of care by using psychiatric nursing approaches.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with the multidisciplinary team in the hospital and community for the promotion of mental health.
CORE COMPETENCIES
 
  • Psychiatric History Collection
  • Mental Status Examination
  • Process Recording
  • Neurological Examination
  • Psychotropic Drug Administration
  • Managing Psychiatric Emergencies
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Adolescent Counselling
  • Individual Counselling
  • Nursing Process and Scientific Approach
  • Occupational Therapies Psychodrama
  • Laughter Therapy
  • Life Skill Training

Overview

THERAPIES TO

FRATERNAL LIFE SERVICE HOME FOR MENTAL ILLNESS IN OUSTERI

DHANVANTRI INSTITUTE OF MENTAL ILLNESS

MGMCRI,PUDUCHERRY

BABY SARAH HOME

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