Department of Nursing

The Department of Nursing is dedicated towards the development of nationally and internationally accredited, competent nursing professionals who will demonstrate a sense of commitment and responsiveness to meet the healthcare needs of the nation. The department will provide a supportive learning environment and creative, flexible programmes to foster lifelong learning, promoting excellence in nursing education, nursing care delivery and research development.

Academic Achievements

6th International Conference on Multidisciplinary Approaches -2019

Best oral presenter in “Health science and Nutrition” discipline conducted by FGS – iCMA University of Sri Jayawardenapura – Mrs.Nilushi Nisansala, Head of the Nursing Department.

First Cochrane Hong Kong Symposium 2019

The First Cochrane Hong Kong Symposium 2019 “Pave the way for and achieving excellence in evidence-informed health care in the Belt and Road regions”

Ms. Nilushi Nisansala, Head of the Department of Nursing, KIU attended as a guest speaker for The First Cochrane Hong Kong Symposium 2019 which was held at Yasumoto International Academic Park, The Chinese University of Hong Kong on 23rd & 24th May 2019. This symposium aimed to provide an international multidisciplinary platform for discussion and debate among health care providers, policy makers, academics and researchers on contemporary strategies and issues in evidence informed health care and policy formulation.

IPCRG 6th Scientific Meeting 2019

Two academics of KIU, Mr Akila Jayamaha and Ms. Chamilya Perera participated and presented their research at IPCRG 6th Scientific Meeting 2019, Bucharest, Romania. It was held at the Novotel Bucharest City Centre in Romania on the 24-25 May 2019. It was hosted by the International Primary Care Respiratory Group, (IPCRG) in association with the Romanian Primary Care Respiratory Group.

Healthconfo2018

International conference on “Public Health” 2018 – Healthconfo2018 Theme: “Malnutrition Free World: Challenges and Options “Held on 22nd and 23rd March 2018 in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Best oral presenter medal under the technical session of “Maternal and child health” was awarded to Ms. K.T.G. Kanchana, Department of Nursing, KIU. The conference was organized by International Academic Researchers with the Adventist University of the Philippines as the academic partner. Among the participants were the academics from UK, India, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, USA, Oman, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Estonia, UAE.

SLEMCON 2018

Best oral presenter “Knowledge and practice on administration on correct dose of paracetamol among parents with children” which was held at Waters Edge at Battaramulla.

Faculty Of Health Sciences

Department Of Nursing

No.249/1 Malabe Road,
Thalangama North,
Koswatta, Battaramulla,
Colombo,
10120,
Sri Lanka.

+94 (0)11 2741 878 | Ext: 511
nursing@kiu.ac.lk

Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

Social Info

Career Guidance

Academic Staff

Snr. Prof. Neluka Fernando

Visiting

PhD (London), Diploma in Medical Microbiology (UOC), MBBS

Prof. S.W. Wimalasekera

Visiting

PhD (USJP), M.Phil (UOC), MBBS

Dr. Kerstin L. Samarasinghe

Visiting

PhD, MN, B.Sc. N, RN.

Dr. M.K.D.L Meegoda

Visiting

PhD, MSc N, BSc N, RN, RM Diploma in Teaching and Supervision, Diploma in English, Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education

Mr. W.A. Keerthiratna Podimahathtaya

Visiting

PGDip in Education, BSc N, Dip. in Psychiatry, Post Basic Dip. in Teaching and Supervision, Advanced Dip. in Management and Leadership, RN

Dr. S.S.P Warnakulasuriya

Visiting

PhD (USJP), MNSc (Adelaide-Australia), PGDCP (Colombo), BScN (Hons.) (OUSL), Dip in Teaching and Supervision, RN, RMN.

Dr. Janani Kottachchi

Visiting

MD (Medical Microbiology), MBBS, Diploma (Medical Microbiology),

Dr. Thushari Dissanayaka

Visiting

MD (Medical Microbiology), MBBS, Diploma (Medical Microbiology),

Ms. Nushka Ubhayawardana

Visiting

MPhil (USJ), BSc (Special) Human Biology

Dr. Kanchana Bandara

Visiting

PhD, BVSc

Mr. Laksiri Gomes

Visiting

BSc Microbiology, MPhil

Dr. Thilini Nisansala

Visiting

PhD Reading, BVSc.

Mr. M.A. Siriwardena

Visiting

MPhil (Pharmacology), BPharm

Dr. Kasun Vithana

Visiting

MBBS

Dr. Amali Dalpatadu

Visiting

MD, MBBS

Dr. A.A.T.D Amarasekara

Visiting

PhD, MA (Education), BSc, B. Sc (Nursing), RN

Ms. H.M.C.M Herath

Visiting

MSc in Food and Nutrition (UoP), MPM(Reading) SLIDA B.Sc. N(OUSL), Diploma in Management & Supervision, RN, RM

Ms. Sandya Pathmarani

Visiting

MPM (SLIDA), BSc.Hons (Nursing), Diploma in English, Diploma in IT, Certificate of Psychiatry, RN