M.Sc in Mental Health (Psychiatric) Nursing

Maharastra University of Health science
In Nashik

Price on request
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Important information

  • Master
  • Nashik

Important information

Where and when

Starts Location
On request
Vani Road, Mhasrul, 422004, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

The course is designed to assist students in developing expertise and in depth understanding in
the field of Psychiatric nursing. It will help students to appreciate the clients as a holistic individual and
develop skill to function psychiatric nurse specialist. It will further enable the student to function as
educator, manager, and researcher in the field of psychiatric nursing


Mental health and mental illness
Historical perspectives
Trends ,issues and magnitude
Contemporary practices
Mental health laws/acts
National mental health program -National mental health authority ,state mental
health authority
Human rights of mentally ill
Mental Health/ Mental Illness Continuum
Classification of mental illnesses -ICD ,DSM
Multi-Disciplinary team and role of nurse
Role of psychiatric nurse -extended and expanded

Concepts of psychobiology
The nervous system :
An anatomical review
The brain and limbic system
Nerve tissue
Autonomic nervous system
Neuro endocrinology
Pituitary, Thyroid Gland
Circadian Rhythms
Neuro psychiatric disorders
Normal Immune response
Implications for psychiatric illness
Implications for Nursing

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