About the Program
Developing such a program will prepare nurses capable of fulfilling the needs of the community by providing comprehensive patient centered mental health care to individuals, groups and families across the life span. The program is specifically designed to focus on the importance of mental health as well as on understanding the prevention and management of mental disorders. This creates existing opportunities for advanced practice psychiatric nurses.
Moreover, the Clinical Nursing Science - Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing program of the Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University will strengthen nursing education to meet the competency levels that will open numerous career opportunities for nurses and lead to the development of a new breed of self-reliance, confidence and skilled professional academic nursing staff, researchers and specialized nurse.
The Master of Science in Clinical Nursing in Psychiatric and Mental Health will help students to perform advanced clinical nursing in this area through the use of evidence, the development of critical thinking and self-directed learning skills, and leadership ability, which includes ethical decision making in terms of protecting the rights of clients. The psychiatric nursing specialization is also a valuable tool in research findings, sharing of experiences and ideas, and develops the knowledge and skills essential to provide effective psychiatric nursing practice.
The program prepares graduates to function as psychiatric clinical nurse specialists. The central focus is on the clinical practice where students develop the knowledge and skills in psychiatric nursing and apply their learning to provide safe and effective health care for clients with different mental disorders and their families. Theory courses run congruent with the practicum in order to provide application of theory to practice. Emphasis is placed on the development of specialized nurses who will be prepared to function autonomously with psychiatric patients and their families in the home, hospitals, community and other health care facilities.
- Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice
- Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing
- Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing /Practicum
- Psychiatric and Mental Health Assessment
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Bachelor’s degree in the same field.
- Pass the English test IELTS (5) degree or its equivalent.
- Two years of Experience in Clinical Nursing.
- Valid license to practice nursing.
International2793 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 133 USD per credit during 24 months.
- SR 500 per credit
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.