If you want to treat psychiatric patients, then you can think of this diploma. Even if you want to become a pharmacist, then also this course will be helpful for you. A diploma in Psychiatric Medicine helps in developing the skills of treating with psychiatric medicines. If you are currently working as a nurse, then you can study this diploma course. As a nurse, you will be dealing with patients with physical injury only. But there are many other patients who come to doctors with mental illness. The treatment procedure of both kinds of patients are different. Psychiatric patients require special kinds of medicines. You will learn about all these in this course. You will learn the nature of psychiatric patients and the dosage of medicines to be given according to the patients. You will learn about the observation period of the patients under the influence of those medicines.