IIHS offers ‘Doctor of Nursing’ in Sri Lanka

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jul 29 2020
FT IIHS offers ‘Doctor of Nursing’ in Sri Lanka

International Institute of Health Science (IIHS), a leading healthcare education institute recently announced the offering of ‘Doctor of Nursing’ programme to address the healthcare training needs of the nurses of South Asia.

The Doctor of Nursing degree programme is a four-year coursework and dissertation-based international programme offered by the Open University Malaysia (OUM) and is relevant for nurses in administrative and educational roles. 

The entire programme will be offered via the distance and open learning model at IIHS in Sri Lanka and will be open for all those who meet the entry qualifications of a Master’s degree or have obtained BSc/Bachelor’s/MBBS from recognised local and international universities. The delivery and assessment for the programme is through a hybrid programme where face-to-face sessions are augmented through a ‘Learner Management System’ of IIHS.

IIHS CEO and Co-Founder Dr. Kithsiri Edirisinghe commented, “We are truly pleased to provide our nurses with the best programmes to help them enrich their knowledge and garner the expertise and professionalism they need to match international standards. Our greater vision is to transform South Asian regional students to world class healthcare professionals and align with the Government initiative of making Sri Lanka a knowledge hub, giving opportunities to students across globe to access a quality healthcare qualification.” 

IIHS will provide value additions to the programme by providing the necessary academic and technical support. Furthermore, IIHS will play a supervisory role in monitoring the programme backed by the support of the international panel of academics from OUM who will continue to give the necessary guidance to the students digitally. 

CEYLON TODAY | Published: 2:00 AM Jul 29 2020

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