Mental health / Psychiatric nursing is the specialty area of nursing that focus on the promotion of mental health, prevention of mental illness and rehabilitate the client with mental illness. The students to assist in developing expertise and in depth understanding in the field of psychiatric nursing. It will help the students to appreciate the client as a holistic individual and develop skills to function psychiatric nurse specialist it will further enable the students to function as educator, manager and researcher in the field of psychiatric nursing.
Encourage the nursing student practice in the therapeutic use of self
Incorporate new research based finding into their practice
Acknowledge a responsibility of professional mental health promotion and maintenance
To gain knowledge is based on nursing theory
Share with other mental health discipline a body of knowledge based on theories of human behavior
Recognize their accountability to society for both discrete and share function of practice
The vision of Mental Health / Psychiatric Nursing Department is to actively strive for excellence in education, practice and research related to meet the mental health needs of the individual, family and community. It also strengthen and maximize the potential of nursing to ensure that it is fit for purpose in a dynamic and evolving health care context .
The mission of the psychiatric (Mental health) Nursing department is to provide quality nursing for preparing professionals towards optimizing mental health of the People in an ever changing health care environment .
The faculty is also believes in evidenced based research activities that enhances quality of services and overall development of nursing students in part with national and international standards by focusing on Psychiatric related problems.