Nursing Congress - 2018
Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
University of Peradeniya

“Exploring nurses’ role towards better health care”


Conference streams/tracks

The Nursing Congress-2018 will be a forum for disseminating the innovative research findings under four extensive nursing streams and diverse sub categories including,



Stream 01: Health promotion and disease prevention

• Community Health Nursing
• Maternity Nursing and Midwifery
• Women’s Health
• Environmental Health
• Palliative care and end of life care

Stream 02 : Alleviating suffering from diseases

• Adolescent Health
• Geriatric Nursing
• Psychiatric Nursing and Mental Health
• Oncology Nursing
• Cardiac Nursing
• Critical Care Nursing
• Paediatric Nursing
• Emergency Nursing and Trauma Care

Stream 03: Nursing Education, Networking and Nursing Leadership

• Nursing Administration and policy making
• Information technology in Nursing
• Team working and multi professional practice
• Fundamentals of Nursing practice and Nursing ethics
• Evidence based practice
• Nursing Education and Research
• Human Resource Management

Stream 04: Health, safety and quality health care

• Nurses and health care technology
• Occupational Health and safety
• Infection control




Scientific Programme (tentative)

Day 01
• 8.30 am – 10.00 am Pre-congress workshop (session 01)
• 10.00 am – 10.30 am Morning Tea
• 10.30 am – 12.00 noon Pre-congress workshop (session 02)
• 12.00 noon – 1.00 pm Lunch
• 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm Pre-congress workshop (session 03)
• 5.00 pm – 7.00 pm Opening Ceremony of the Nursing Congress 2018
• 7.00 pm onwards Welcome Dinner


Day 02
• 8.30 am – 09.30 am Keynote speech
• 9.30 am – 10.00 am Morning Tea
• 10.00 am – 12.00 noon Scientific sessions 1 (Oral and Poster presentations)
• 12.00 noon – 1.00 pm Lunch
• 1.00 pm – 3.30 pm Scientific sessions 2 (Oral and Poster presentations)
• 3.30 pm – 4.00 pm Evening tea
• 4.00 pm – 5.00 pm Closing Ceremony of the Nursing Congress 2018