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6th Edition of Nursing World Conference

October 27-29, 2022 | Orlando, USA

October 27 -29, 2022 | Orlando, Florida, USA
NWC 2022

Panmial Priscilla Damulak

Speaker at  Nursing World Conference 2022 - Panmial Priscilla Damulak
Baze university, Nigeria
Title : Is psychiatric nursing effacing in Nigeria?

Abstract:

The rising trend in mental illness in Nigeria has led to serious concerns for healthcare providers. Even more worrisome, is the misconceptions surrounding this illness and the healthcare providers particularly nurses managing the condition. Psychiatric nurses are faced with several challenges ranging from staff shortage to stigma from the society. Other challenges affecting psychiatric nursing is the rebuttal by nursing students to advance their careers in psychiatric nursing. These issues could be curbed if misconceptions surrounding mental illness are corrected in the society, which may in turn influence career choices of nursing students towards psychiatric nursing.

Biography:

Dr. Panmial Priscilla Damulak studied Nursing Science at the University of Jos in 2013, proceeded to Universiti Putra Malaysia where she bagged an MSc. In Community Health in 2016 and PhD in Public Health in 2019. Her experience cuts across clinical Nursing practice, Managed Care and Health Insurance, and Public Health practice. She is currently a faculty at Baze University, Nigeria.

 

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