Welcome to Department of Supplementary Health Science.
The Department of Supplementary health sciences consists of several disciplines such as Nursing, Pharmacy, Medical Laboratory Technology, Radiography and Physiotherapy. At present this department is responsible for teaching-learning of Nursing related modules for B.Sc Nursing programme.
Nursing is an integral part of the health care delivery system and Nurses share responsibility by working in collaboration with other allied professions for the attainment of optimal health for all members of society.
The department has a well-equipped clinical skill laboratory which provides the students an environment similar to the clinical set up. The facilities available in the skill lab are useful for creating actual patients care set up. It promotes a good practical skill to the students before they practice their nursing procedures in actual patients care set up.
The students learn practical skills in optimum learning environments with the cooperation of staff of Teaching Hospital, Batticaloa as well as the staff of this department.
The department has a well-equipped Clinical Skill Laboratory which provides the students an environment similar to the clinical set up. Having adequate equipment, the teachers demonstrate the procedures that are to be learned and completed before they go to the clinical settings. The facilities available in the skill lab are useful for creating actual patients care set up. It promotes a good practical skill to the students to practice their nursing procedures in actual patient’s care set up. It’s also provide an environment for the students to become competent with their practical nursing skills before handling patients in real clinical care settings.
The Nutrition lab is well equipped with adequate facilities for cookery procedures. Here, the students learn food preparations, preserving and serving for patients with various dietary needs. It is also giving a pleasurable environment for the students to learn how to prepare the normal diets and therapeutic diets.