A workshop on Professional Development in Nursing and an awareness programme for the BSc (Hons) in Nursing programme was held at the Teaching Hospital Peradeniya on the 28th, January 2016 with the sponsorship of KIU. This was organized by– the foremost professional association for Nurses – The Sri Lanka Nurses’ Association (SLNA). Nearly, 100 nursing officers of different grades were attended to this workshop. These nursing officers represented various hospitals such as Dambulla, Matale, Nawalapitiya, Gampola, Mawanella, Kegalle, Nuwaraeliya, Kandy, and Peradeniya that are dispersed throughout the central province.
On the success of this event, our special appreciations go to the secretary of SLNA, Mr. W.A. Keerthiratne (Principal, School of Nursing – Kalutara) for giving his helping hand to organize and participation as a resource person in this workshop and the participatory resource personals Ms. Hemamala Vithanarachchi (Head, Department of Nursing- KIU), Dr. S. S. P. Warnakulasooriya(Senior Lecturer, USJP).