Mental Health Nursing | Nitte Usha Institute of Nursing Sciences

MENTAL HEALTH NURSING

OVERVIEW:

The department of Mental Health Nursing aims to impart quality education in the field of Psychiatry to Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate Nursing students in order to provide quality care in the areas of preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative aspects of Mental Health nursing.


FACULTY

1. Mrs. Nalini M. Assoc. Professor
2. Mr. Sukesh Assoc. Professor

CLINICAL FACILITIES:

The students are given clinical exposure in in the psychiatric ward of Justice K.S.Hegde Charitable Hospital and also supplemented with additional field experience by posting them in Rural Psychiatric Centre, Nitte, Karkala and National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro science (NIMHANS) Bangalore.

 

ONGOING RESEARCH PROJECTS 2017-2018:

POST-GRADUATE PROJECTS:

  1. Relationship between physical and psychological wellbeing of patients receiving antipsychotics in selected hospitals at Mangaluru

  2. Relationship between depressive symptoms to the vitamin D level among nursing students.

  3. Effectiveness of human rights education program on knowledge among nurses.

 

PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Mrs .Nalini M. Interrelation of level of urinary cotinine and score for Fagerstrom test for nicotine dependence among Beedi smokers and smokeless tobacco users. Indian Journal of Psychological Medicine. Vol. 39 Issue 4, July 31, 2017, ISSN- 0253-7176

  2. Mrs. Joyce D’Souza,.Nalini.M. A Study on the Relationship between Blood Glucose Level and Depressive Symptoms among the Antenatal Women in the Selected Hospitals at Mangalore. International Journal of Nursing Education Volume 9 Number 3 July-September 2017. ISSN -0974 9357, Page No:96-98

 

PRESENTATIONS

  1. Mrs.Nalini. Effectiveness of SACBT on depression among cancer4th International conference on stress Management Association, GOA on 3rd -04th November 2017