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Psychiatric Nursing

 Department Name: MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

Email: psychiatryync@yenepoya.edu.in

Extension No: 2705

 

  • About the Department- Goals and Objectives    

 

Vision:

  • Foster the contribution of nurses to the improvement of mental health in society by providing the highest quality care for individuals with mental disorders and their families and by promoting mental health and preventing mental illness

Mission: 

  • Educate our students to be competent in providing evidence based, comprehensive and ethical health care which is of high quality for the client, family and the community.
  • Inculcate a passion for lifelong learning and prepare our students to be leaders and researchers in the field of psychiatric nursing.

Objectives:

  • Provide quality education for students using interactive teaching methods in the classroom and clinical areas.
  • Prepare the students to become nurse leaders, educators and researchers.
  • Update knowledge and skills of the faculty through faculty development programs and research.
  • Conduct departmental and interdepartmental research activities for the contribution to evidence- based practice in psychiatric nursing.

Year of establishment:  2002

Infrastructure and Facilities:

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Infrastructure and Facilities

Sq. ft

1

HOD chamber

100

2

Asst. Professor  chamber

100

3

Faculty chamber

64

4

5.

Computer  Facility -1

E-learning facilities-Central library

 

6.

Telephone -1

7

Departmental Library  

Books :

  • Mental health nursing-65
  • Psychology-39
  • Sociology-17

Total departmental library books :  121

  • Dissertation: 46

 

Central Library( Institution library)  

 

Books : 

  • Mental health nursing-259
  • Psychology-82
  • Sociology-76

Total number of books:417

           Dissertation:40

          

          

 

 

 

EXTERNAL POSTINGS AND FIELD VISITS

  1. NIMHANS,Bangalore
  2. Father Muller charitable hospital, Mangalore
  3. Kusumagiri Mental Health Centre, Kakkanad, Eranakulam
  4. Manasa Nursing home,Shimoga
  5. Old age home,Olavinahalli,Kinya
  6. Special School, Bendoorwell
  7. De-addiction centre, Father Muller charitable hospital, Mangalore