Department of Psychiatric Nursing
The Department of Psychiatric Nursing started functioning at IMHANS in the year 2014. The faculty include one assistant professor and one lecturer in Psychiatric Nursing. The department conducts the Post Basic diploma in Psychiatric nursing which was started in 2015-16 with intake of 10 students. The course is recognised by Indian Nursing Council and Kerala Nurses and Midwives Council. This course is first of its kind in government sector in Kerala and is designed to address the shortage of Psychiatric Nurses in Kerala.
The department is involved in the training of BSc nursing and MSc nursing students of the Govt. Nursing college, Kozhikode and other institutions who are given posting at IMHANS. The nursing department is actively involved in various community outreach programs and clinics conducted by IMHANS.