NIMHANS Digital Academy
Dept. of Psychiatry, NIMHANS

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Accomplishing the Mission Mode on
"Exponentially Increasing the Capacity to provide Quality Care in Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders"
by Leveraging Digital Technology through
NIMHANS Digital Academy - Virtual Knowledge Network (VKN)

Doctors

scheme

3520

Connected
Doctors connected with us
3520

Doctors

scheme

2150

Mentored
Doctors Mentored and Trainded from Virtual Knowledge Network - NIMHANS Digital Academy
2150

Doctors

scheme

780

Accredited
Accredited Doctors after successful completion of the Course/training
780

Doctors

scheme

230

Handholding
Doctors Connected with NIMHANS Expert for e-consult
230

Psychologists

scheme

520

Connected
Psychologists connected with us
78

Psychologists

scheme

148

Mentored
Psychologists Mentored and Trainded from Virtual Knowledge Network - NIMHANS Digital Academy
148

Psychologists

scheme

28

Accredited
Accredited Psychologist after successful completion of the Course/training
28

Psychologists

scheme

28

Handholding
Psychologists Connected with NIMHANS Expert for e-consult
28

Counsellors

scheme

250

Connected
Counsellors connected with us
250

Counsellors

scheme

125

Mentored
Counsellors Mentored and Trainded from Virtual Knowledge Network - NIMHANS Digital Academy
125

Counsellors

scheme

65

Accredited
Accredited Counsellors after successful completion of the Course/training
65

Counsellors

scheme

65

Handholding
Counsellors Connected with NIMHANS Expert for e-consult
65

Nurses

scheme

360

Connected
Nurses connected with us
360

Nurses

scheme

105

Mentored
Nurses Mentored and Trainded from Virtual Knowledge Network - NIMHANS Digital Academy
105

Nurses

scheme

41

Accredited
Accredited Nurses after successful completion of the Course/training
41

Nurses

scheme

41

Handholding
Counsellors Connected with NIMHANS Expert for e-consult
41

Social Workers

scheme

420

Connected
Counsellors connected with us
420

Social Workers

scheme

235

Mentored
Counsellors Mentored and Trainded from Virtual Knowledge Network - NIMHANS Digital Academy
235

Social Workers

scheme

65

Accredited
Accredited Counsellors after successful completion of the Course/training
65

Social Workers

scheme

65

Handholding
Counsellors Connected with NIMHANS Expert for e-consult
65
                                                                                                                 


NIMHANS Digital Academy || Translating "Best Practice Care"

NIMHANS Digital Academy is a part of Mental Health Informatics (mHI), Department of Psychiatry with the aim to exponentially increase the skilled manpower to provide quality mental health and substance use care in the remote and underserved community by leveraging technology. Since 2014, NIMHANS with Collaboration of Project ECHO, UNM has been involved in training, tele-mentoring and handholding by using HUB and Spokes model i.e. Virtual Knowledge Network NIMHANS ECHO. Following the success of this model, the NIMHANS Digital Academy, a part of larger Mental Health Informatics has been approved by 3rd GB of NIMHANS on 30th April 2016 and supported by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.



Diploma in Community Mental Health course for "Doctors"(Only Govt.)

scheme

911

Registered
Doctors Registered for the Course
911
scheme

320

Final Enrollment
Final Enrolled Doctors after Documents Verification
320
scheme

98

Accredited
Accredited Doctors after successful completion of the Course
98
scheme

52

Wait List
There is no Doctors are in wait list for next batch
52

Diploma in Community Mental Health course for "Psychologists"

scheme

282

Registered
Psychologists Registered for the Course
282
scheme

37

Final Enrollment
Final Enrolled Psychologists after Documents Verification
37
scheme

10

Accredited
Accredited Psychologists after successful completion of the Course
10
scheme

103

Wait List
There are Psychologists in wait list for next batch
103

Diploma in Community Mental Health course for "Nurses"

scheme

253

Registered
Nurses Registered for the Course
253
scheme

80

Final Enrollment
Final Enrolled Nurses after Documents Verification
80
scheme

26

Accredited
Accredited Nurses after successful completion of the Course
26
scheme

180

Wait List
There are Nurses in wait list for next batch
180

Diploma in Community Mental Health course for "Social Workers"

scheme

181

Registered
Social Workers Registered for the Course
181
scheme

75

Final Enrollment
Final Enrolled Doctors after Documents Verification
75
scheme

20

Accredited
Accredited Social Workers after successful completion of the Course
20
scheme

110

Wait List
There are Social Workers in wait list for next batch
110

Latest News

  • -- Onsite Training for NIMHANS Digital Academy Accredited Health Professionals on April 3 - 5, 2019

  • -- Happy Shankarti Wishes from NIMHANS Digital Academy

  • -- 26th January, 2019 is Declared holiday in account of Republic day


















  • Virtual Knowledge Network
    Accredited list of Health Professsionals

  • -- Bihar: Alcohol (Phase I) || Bihar 12 DMHP districts || Medical Officers and Counsellors (27 members)

  • -- Tobacco Cessation || Karnataka 16 Districts || Counsellors and Social Workers (28 Members)

  • -- Bihar : District Mental Health Programe (DMHP) || Bihar 11 DMHP districts || Medical Officers (22 Doctors)

  • -- Bihar: Substance use disorders (Phase II) || Bihar 35 districts || Medical Officers (37 Doctors)

  • -- Chhattisgarh: Integrated Mental Health and Addiction-DMHP || Chhattisgarh 27 DMHP districts ||DMHP Psychologists and Social workers (6 Psychologists and 10 Social workers & Counsellors)

  • -- Chhattisgarh: Integrated Mental Health and Addiction-DMHP || Chhattisgarh 27 DMHP districts || Medical Officers (30 Doctors)

  • -- Bihar: Substance Use disorders || Bihar 35 districts || Counsellors (70 Counsellor)

  • -- Chhattisgarh: Integrated Mental Health and Addiction-DMHP (Level 1) || Chhattisgarh 17 DMHP districts || DMHP Non-Specialist Counsellors (19 Counsellors)

  • -- Combined programme for Bihar & Chhattisgarh: Integrated Mental Health and Addiction for DMHP Counsellors || Bihar 11 districts & Chhattisgarh 6 DMHP districts || Counsellors (22 Counsellor)

  • -- Foundation of Addiction (FoA) Round 1 || Across the country || Doctors, Psychologists, Counsellors and Social workers
















  • Doctors Course

    Psychologists Course

    Nurses Course

    Social Workers Course

    Coordinator/Head


    Prof. Prabhat Kumar Chand
    Professor of Psychiatry
    Centre for Addiction Medicine
    Department of Psychiatry
    Email : prabhat@vknnimhans.in
















    Course Incharges/Subject Experts


    (For Doctors Course)

    Dr. Bhavya K Bairy
    Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
    NIMHANS Digital Academy
    Department of Psychiatry

    (For Doctors Course)

    Dr. Sumit Kumar Durgoji
    Senior Resident
    NIMHANS Digital Academy
    Department of Psychiatry

    (For Psychologists Course)

    Dr. Seema Nambiar
    Clinical Psychologist
    NIMHANS Digital Academy
    Department of Clinical Psychology

    (For Nurses Course)

    Dr. Radhakrishnan
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Nursing


    (For Social Workers Course)

    Ms. Karishma Khan
    Psychiatric Social Worker
    NIMHANS Digital Academy

















    IT Team


    Mr. Kubenthiren
    Senior Computer Programmer
    NIMHANS Digital Academy
    Department of Psychiatry

    Mr. Aurobind
    Senior System Analyst
    NIMHANS Digital Academy
    Department of Psychiatry











    Communication Specialist


    Ms. Meghana MS
    Communication Specialist
    NIMHANS Digital Academy
    Department of Psychiatry
    Email: vkn@vknnimhans.in
    Mobile/Whatsapp:9480829844
















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