Department of Nursing
The Department of Nursing aims at becoming a nationally and internationally recognized Centre of Excellence and a Leader in top Nursing Education and Research in Sri Lanka. For achieving this objective the Department is committed to the provision of a supportive learning environment and creative, flexible programmes to foster lifelong learning promoting excellence in nursing education, nursing care delivery, research, and relevant scholarship.
The Department of Nursing is dedicated to the development of nationally and internationally accredited, competent nursing professionals who will demonstrate a sense of commitment, social and personal responsibility, and responsiveness to meet the healthcare needs of the nation.
The Nursing degree programme is planned with a strong focus on professional leadership with continuing education courses, support courses from the basic and behavioral sciences, nursing core courses, and professional nursing courses. The student should complete all the course requirements for the degree with the guidance of expert faculty. In addition, students are encouraged and supported to improve the delivery of patient care through applying the theoretical knowledge in their work setting in their respective fields and through writing reflective journals.