The Faculty of Nursing , University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, established in 2018 as the First faculty of Nursing in Sri Lanka that located in the Sri Jayewardenepura General Hospital Premises, Thalapathpitiya Nugegoda. The Faculty of Nursing offer the most sought-after BSc Honors in Nursing Degree in the country, attracting students who obtain higher Z scores at the Advanced Level examination those who apply for BSc Nursing Honors degree.
Currently Faculty is in the process of expanding and strengthening the resources as a young faculty with national and international collaborations. With the existing expertise, and resources we produce a well-rounded Nursing graduate, who is capable of meeting the National and international demands of the contemporary nursing care with competencies in health promotion, disease prevention, rehabilitation and facilitating cure. Multidisciplinary experts in the faculty offer high level of academic support to undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Faculty offer nursing undergraduates high standard BSc Nursing honors degree program by facilitating to achieve excellence in modern scientific, evidence based and compassionate nursing care.
Vison of the faculty of nursing is to Strive to be a Centre of excellence of national and international repute, building synergies among nursing education, research and practice related to safe and quality health care.In order to achieve the excellence we have designed the educational program with the inputs in research innovation and modern sciences and technology with behavioral components. Nursing as a scientific discipline with code of ethics, our attempt is to produce graduates with attribute of professionalism, humanitarian service ,reflective practice and person-centered care who are competent in modern nursing to provide nursing service according national and international standards in Sri Lanka or any other country in the world.
Never in the history of the nursing profession has there been such an opportunity for nurses to play a key role in transforming health care and improving health. Registered nurses and midwives alone constitute approximately 50 percent of the global health care workforce—the largest portion among all health care workers. These nurses provide care to individuals, families, and communities in virtually all locations in which health care is delivered including hospitals, long-term care facilities, ambulatory care settings, homes, schools, and industry. As nurses, nurse leaders, nurse managers ,public health nurses ,nurses in various clinical specialties and nurse researchers, we are constantly challenged to find innovative and effective ways to provide seamless, affordable, and safe quality care that will produce improved health outcomes.