Lamp lighting ceremony of 2013/2014 batch
The 08 th Lamp Lighting Ceremony of the Department of Nursing in the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences was held on 23rd of September, 2016 at the Main Lecture Hall of the Faculty. A Lamp lighting ceremony is conducted as a symbolic and ceremonial event which is the tradition of rite of passage recognizing student effort in a baccalaureate nursing program and affirming their commitment to the nursing profession. Before the student nurses step into direct advanced patient care , the light of wisdom and professional ethics are passed onto them to help them remember the professional conduct throughout their professional life..
The Nursing students of batch 2013/2014 were offered with caps and three wicks Lamps followed by oath taking which marked the entry into the profession of Nursing. The Vice Chancellor, Professor Upul.B.Dissanayake and the Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Peradeniya, Chief guest Mrs. M.B.C. Samanmalee, the Director Nursing (Medical Services) Ministry of Health Care and Nutrition- Sri Lanka, Deans of other faculties, Directors of Institutes and the Nursing Staff of teaching hospital Kurunegala and Kegalle participated in this event as guest invitees