What is the scope of M.Sc Nursing Psychiatry in India and outside India?
Scope in India:
With an increase in health consciousness the quality of health services has also improved. Well trained, specialized nurses are being recruited by health organizations all over the country. Students of nursing have job prospects in government or private hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, old age homes, orphanages, industries, military services, schools and various other places.
India has the largest number of nurses going abroad. Majority of nurses all over the world belong to the Indian state of Kerala. The standard of health services in the western countries is very high. In those countries students of nursing can find jobs in specialized fields like Medical, Surgical, Telemetry (CCU), ICU, ER and several others. The pay packet for nurses is also is higher in countries abroad.
Job Scope and Career Options
There are many opportunities for nurses in the following places.
- Nursing homes
- Clinics and Heath Departments
- Orphanages and old age homes
- Industrial houses and factories
- Railways and public sector medical departments
- Training Institutes as educators
Some of the career options are as follows.
- Orthopedic Nursing
- Hospital Nursing
- Public Health Nursing/ Community Health Nursing
- Military Nursing
- Industrial Nursing/ Occupational Health Nursing
- Psychiatric Nursing
- Pediatric Nursing