C.S.I JEYARAJ ANNAPACKIAM COLLEGE OF NURSING AND ALLIED SCIENCES
PASUMALAI, MADURAI - 625004

​Affiliated to Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Guindy, Chennai 



HOD DESK

                                                 I Dr. R.Jancy Rachel Daisy HOD of Mental Health Nursing indeed privileged and delighted to be a part of C.S.I.Jeyaraj Annapackiam                                                              College of Nursing family The College having green campus with all facilities which provide an appropriate environment for higher learning.

                                                I joined in this institution in 2001as an Asst.Lecturer, In the past 19 years of my professional journey in C.S.I JACON, I have completed my                                                      Ph.D. promoted as HOD of Mental Health Nursing by the Grace of God and the support given by the management in my academic upliftment

                                                The highly qualified and dedicated members of faculty have always stood shoulder with me and have carried out their duties with a level of commitment in rendering quality education to undergraduate and postgraduate students, We are committed to give our students an outcome based education through outcome based teaching and learning process which provides them an environment to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills as they advance through the programme. In addition to classroom teaching, the students are guided and motivated to implement practically the principles learnt in classrooms in the clinical  which help students gain confidence and become skilled Nursing professionals. I invite you to the department website and study our programs to learn more about the activities and opportunities available at C.S.I.JACON.


OVERVIEW

          Welcome to the department of Mental health at C.S.I Jeyaraj Annapackiam College of Nursing, The Department of Mental Health Nursing provides excellent service in psychiatric Nursing education, research and practice which include comprehensive and holistic nursing care services with an understanding of the modern approach to mental health, identification prevention and nursing management of common mental health problems with special emphasis on therapeutic interventions for individuals, family in the hospital as well as in the community

          The department is having well qualified faculty involved in teaching the undergraduate and post graduate students, guiding them in patient care and research activities and conducting various extension programmes

          The department regularly organizes the expert/guest lectures to cover content beyond curriculum and organizes the activities for student personality and professional development

          The department produced consistently good academic results and recorded good placement in reputed hospitals and colleges of India and abroad

          The student achievements are magnificent in terms of regularly winning prizes in competitions organised by other institutions under department of mental health

          The department conducts awareness programmes on mental health related topics in schools and various urban –rural areas of Madurai

          The department strives to provide a conducive environment for the students to develop analytical and practical skills and apply them to real world problems and motivates the PG students to conduct research in preventive promotive and rehabilitative aspects of psychiatric clients and present problems faced by vulnerable groups

          Postgraduate program in nursing is to prepare graduates to assume responsibilities as nurse specialist, consultants, educators, Administrators in a wide variety of professional setting.

AIM


To develop adequate skill in care of patients with mental illness

OBJECTIVES

  • To appreciate the trends and issues in the field of psychiatry and psychiatric nursing
  • To explain the dynamics of personality development and human behavior
  • To describe the concepts of psychobiology in mental disorders and its implication for psychiatry nursing
  • To demonstrate therapeutic communication skills
  • To apply nursing process approach in caring for patients with psychotic  and neurotic disorders
  • To describe the psychopharmacological agents, their effects and nurses role
  • To recognize the role of psychiatric nurse and recognize as a member of the psychiatric and mental health zone.


MENTAL HEALTH NURSING DEPARTMENT STAFF LIST:

1. PROF.DR.R.JANCY RACHEL DAISY -
HOD OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
2. MRS.S.JOY CHRISTY ANBUMALAR -
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
3. MRS.S.ESTHER JENNIFER -
ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
4. MR.JOHN BRITTO -
LECTURER
5. MR.A.Y.JOHN JEBA SUNDER -
LECTURER
6. MS.S.TAMIL SELVI -
NURSING TUTOR
7. MS.BLESSY SAM -
CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

CLINICAL TIEUP

  • Chellamuthu Trust and Research foundation, Madurai.
  • Bethshan school for mentally challenged.
  • Preethi child guidance clinic.
  • ARULAGAM-Home for destitute
  • THRISHOOL-De-addiction center
  • National institute of Mental Health and Neuro science (NIMHANS) for PG


DEPARTMENT ACTIVITIES:

Activity of students

  • Organization of Psychosocial drama at psychiatric institution & community settlement
  • Celebration of Significant event.
  • Our mental health department have organized world mental health day program with the theme- “focused on suicide prevention” on October 10TH 2019 in our campus to school students.
  • Our mental health department and student’s organized awareness programme regarding “child abuse” to school students on October 10th 2019
  • Our department student’s participation in Management of children with childhood disorder at preethi childhood clinic, west veli street
  • Our student’s participation in quiz competition on September 28, 2019 organized by Athma hospital.
  • Our faculty, III yr. BSC (N)& PG Students attended professional development program at chellamuthu trust &research foundation, Madurai
  • Our faculty attended a work shop on Behavior management at Chellamuthu trust &research foundation, Madurai
  • III yr students went for a flied trip to Bethshan MR home, CSI Mr Home & Old age home of our parent institution & Inba illam in every year.
  • III yr students participated in competition organized by department of psychology at American college  every year.
  • Visited THRISHOOL de-addiction center, VRIKSHA-home for chronic ill psychiatric clients& BODHI-rehabilitation center for mentally ill patients


SPECIAL DAYS FOR MENTAL HEALTH DEPARTMENT:

  • October 10th – world mental health day
  • April 7th  -world health day
  • Sep,21- world Alzheimer’s day
  • October 1st  – International day for elderly
  • October 2-National antidrug addiction day
  • Dec 2- International disabled day.


 

 

 


PSYCHIATRIC Nursing DEPARTMENT