B.Sc Mental Health Nursing
Bachelor of Science
Department of Mental Health
2 years (Standard Entry)
4 years (Standard Entry)
Modes of Study:
By the end of the programme, the student should be able to:
take up leadership roles in nursing and health care delivery in general.
demonstrate high levels of intellectual and analytical competencies to function effectively in nursing education.
develop advanced clinical nurse practitioners who will be able to deliver evidence based nursing care
acquire requisite foundation to undertake doctoral degree programmes.
work within complex organizational and political systems at local, national and international levels.
acquire advanced knowledge and practical skills and attitudes in nursing administration to enable them recognize the total health needs of individuals, families and communities.
exhibit administrative and leadership skills in managing health care units within the framework of the national health policy.
All professional certificate and tertiary level diploma holders must have either G.C.E. “O” Level credit passes in English Language and Mathematics or SSSCE/WASSCE credit passes in English Language and Core Mathematics.
Applicants must be Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMN), with a minimum work experience of not less than three years. They must have studied at a certificate or a diploma level at a recognised Nursing Training College (NTC). Applicants must have an active registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Applicants would be required to pass a written test followed by an interview. Candidates who are offered admission must complete a health check and provide satisfactory references.
CMS 107: COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS I
CMS 108: COMMUNICATIVE SKILLS II
MHN 307: COMMUNICATION IN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
MHN 309: MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSESSMENT
MHN 311: ESSENTIAL SKILLS IN MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
MHN 313: PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY AND TREATMENT PROTOCOLS
MHN 315: PHILOSOPHIES AND HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
MHN 317: THEORETICAL BASIS OF MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
NUR 229: MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTION PREVENTION
NUR 310: NURSING INFORMATICS
MHN 306 : MENTAL HEALTH PROMOTION
MHN 308: LEGAL,ETHICAL AND HUMAN RIGHHTS ISSUES
MHN 314: PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
MHN 316: MANAGING INDIVIDUALS WITH PHYSICAL ILLNESS
NUR 202: PATHOLOGY
NUR 311: BIOSTATISTICS
NUR 399: RESEARCH METHODS
MHN 401: RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION IN MENTAL HEALTH
MHN 405: DEVELOPING COUNSELLING AND HELPING SKILLS
MHN 409: INTERVENTIONS IN DUAL DIAGNOSIS
MHN 411: PSYCHOTHERAPIES
NUR 412: NURSING SERVICE ADMINISTRATION
NUR 420: HEALTH CARE POLICY
MHN 402: RISK ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT IN MENTAL HEALTH
MHN 404: MENTORSHIP PROCESS
MHN 406: REFLECTIVE PRACTICES AND CRITICAL INCIDENT ANALYSIS
MHN 407: ADHERENCE MANAGEMENT
MHN 412: PRACTICE EXPERIENCE
NUR 499: RESEARCH PROJECT
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 50 hours
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes