National Institute of Mental Health in collaboration with Project ECHO, University of New Mexico and The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, University of Toronto and Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists conducted the 1st online teaching/learning session on the ECHO model on 19th March 2021. The 1st ECHO E-Learning Session was the theme ‘1926: Beyond […]
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In Service Training in Management of Covid Positive Psychiatric Patients. NIMH is a Special Treatment Centre for Covid Positive Mental Health Clients from 05.11.2020.
A workshop on Mindfulness was organized under the guidance of Dr. Kapila Ranasinghe, Senior Consultant Psychiatrist.
An update on Tuberculosis Management was conducted for the staff of NIMH. The District Tuberculosis Control Officer (DTCO) – Colombo was the resource person for this.
A workshop on management of violent and difficult patients in Psychiatric Services was conducted targeting all front line clinical staff on 08.07.2020. This training is conducted under the supervision of Dr. Renuka Jayasinghe and Dr. Jayananda Horadugoda, Senior Consultant Psychiatrists. This is part of NIMH CPD programs.
An in Service course targeting, Nursing Officers, PSM Officers, PHMA and Support staff was successfully completed by the Quality Management Unit of NIMH. The final presentations of the trainees and certificate award ceremony marked the end of the course.
An in-service training program was held for support staff on 11.6.20