Lanka Hospitals Nursing School produces 52 new nurses
Lanka Hospitals Nursing School (LHNS) organised' The Capping Ceremony' of its 2019 batch of nurses which was held on 4 March 2021.Having been inaugurated in 2001, LHNS trains around 60 nurses each year and the 2019 batch comprised 52 nurses. LHNS uses the NVQ level-6 Higher National Diploma curriculum. Being the main supplier of nurses to Lanka Hospitals for the past 18 years, the nursing school has a successful track record with a graduating rate of 100%. With curriculum lectures conducted in English and a high standard maintained in the training plus a job assurance at Lanka Hospitals upon completion.
The LHNS's training programme in General Nursing prepares students to become general nurses.
After successful completion of the general nursing programme, they qualify to join the Nursing Department of Lanka Hospitals. In the first year, students learn about the main principles of nursing, other introductory subjects as well as receive practical training. In the second and third years more advanced nursing procedures through clinical and practical training are conducted at Lanka Hospitals.
The Diploma in general nursing is awarded following the successful completion of the three-year programme. The course is conducted following the NVQ level 6 nursing curriculum approved by the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission (TVEC) and National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA).