Mrs. N.R. Kuruppu (On study leave)

Lecturer(Probationary) in Nursing

B.Sc. (Nursing) (University of Ruhuna)

Faculty of Health Sciences

Central Campus, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka

Office: 112881325, Ext: 325 Mobile: 702535924


I graduated from University of Ruhuna with Bachelor of Nursing Degree in 2016. I joined OUSL as a Lecturer (Probationary) in 2018. My research interests lie on the area of critical care nursing. Also I am interested in analyzing research data by using different statistical software pakages like SPSS, Amos and SmartPLS.

Research interests:

Critical care Nursing


Life member- Graduate Nurses Foundation of Sri Lanka


Course Coordination:

NGU5207- Critical care Nursing


Sandamali, W.M.l.S. Himali, P.A.D. Wijesundara, W.A.T.N.Edirisinghearachchi, A.A. Kuruppu, N.R. Pramuditha Madhavi, A.V.
(2017). Risk factors for falls among elderly people in the home environment. 15 th Open University Research Session.

Gamlath, G.G.A.W. Wijayarathna, P.G.S.S. Gunadasa, P.A.C.R. Sakalasooriya,.S.N.D. Kuruppu, N.R. Cooray, K. Priyanthi, W.N. (2017). Barriers to implement kangaroo mother care among postnatal mothers with premature low birth weight babies. 15 th Open University Research Session.

Abeysekara, M.S.S.K. Weerasekara, M.P.N.P. Wijesena, B.V.T.N. Perera, R.A.C.N. Sriyani, K.A. Kuruppu, N.R. (2017) Mothers’ knowledge, believes and practices regarding febrile convulsions and home management. 15 th Open
University research sessions.

Nimalsiri, W. H. A., Dissanayake,G. E. M. N. K., Dharmarathne, N. D. C. V. K., Kuruppu, N. R., Madhavi, A. V. P. (2018). Usage of facebook as a communication channel: adolescents’ perspective. Proceedings of 1st Symposium of Faculty of Allied
Health Sciences, University of Ruhuna, November 8th 2018, p.63

Jayakody, J.A.S.N. Wimalasooriya, H.G.G.A.K. Wijesinghe, W.M.A.C.L.Kumari, U.N.A.K. Kuruppu, N.R. & Pramuditha Madhavi, A.V. (2017). Adolescents’ experiences of self-ingestion of poisoning: Exploring the related risk factors from survivors’ perspective. National Health Research Symposium of Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous Medicine.


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