Bachelor of Science Degree in Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

BSc. Degree In Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

Two year post basic Nurse training programme; award by University of Malawi and Saint John of God College of Health Sciences

Course Content

First Year

  • Language and Communication
  • Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry Nursing
  • Psychiatry Nursing practice
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Research and Statistics
  • Ethics in Mental Health/Psychiatric Nursing
  • Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Health Services Management
  • Introduction to Human Development

Second Year

  • Counseling and Psychotherapy Practice
  • Research Seminar and Dissertation
  • Advanced Psychiatric Nursing
  • Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Practice
  • Community Mental Health Nursing
  • Trends and Issues in Mental Health- Psychiatric Nursing
Course Duration

Two years – Full time
*each academic year comprises two semesters

Entry Requirements

Registered Nurse with University Diploma
Two years work experience

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