Ms. A.S.P.L. Senadheera

Lecturer (Probationary) in Nursing

B.Sc. (Nursing) (University of Peradeniya), RN

Nursing
Faculty of Health Sciences
Faculty Coordinator of the Faculty of Health Sciences, BaRC
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Email: assen@ou.ac.lk


EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka (October 2011 – December 2016)

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • Lecturer (Probationary) in Nursing – The Open University of Sri Lanka (September 2019 – Present)
  • Lecturer (On Contract) in Nursing– The Open University of Sri Lanka, Kurunegala Regional Centre (September 2018 – September 2019)
  • Temporary Demonstrator – Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, The Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda, Sri Lanka (March 2017 – August 2018)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Nurse at the Sri Lanka Nursing Council (Registration Number: 14168)
Research interests:

Public Health Nursing, Maternal and Child Health

Affiliations:

Member:

  • Graduate Nurses Foundation of Sri Lanka (GNFSL)
  • National Science Foundation Sri Lanka (NSF)
Programme Coordination:

Coordinating BSc (Hons.) in Nursing / BPharm (Hons.)/ BMLS (Hons.)/ BSc (Hons.) Psychology and Counseling programmes at Badulla Regional Centre

Course Coordination:

NGU6305- Palliative Care Nursing

NGU6910- Primary Health Care II

Awards:

SCHOLARSHIPS

JASSO Japanese scholarship- Student Exchange Support Program (Scholarship for Short-term Study in Japan) was awarded to attend the Student Exchange Programme in Niigata University, Japan (Sep. 2015- Feb. 2016).

Researches:
  • Journal Articles 

Kodithuwakku, M.G.R.D., Wattegedara, P.M.K., Samarasiri, D.G.C.N., Rajanayake, I.G., Senadheera, A.S.P.L. and De Silva, B.S.S. (2017). Women’s Experiences on Menopause, in District general Hospital, Matale. OUSL Journal, (2017), 12(2), 43-62. 

  • Extended Abstracts

Fernando, T.T.D.D., Tharanganie, S.D.N., Subasinghe, S.M.C.J., Pathirana, K.P.S.D., Ramachandra, R.B.B.S., Senadheera, A.S.P.L., and Priyanthi, W.N. (2017). Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices on Oral Rehydration Therapy for Diarrhoea among mothers with five-year-old children: Open University Research Session 2017, 11, 295-300. 

Aththiligoda, V.G.A.A., Kumara, H.T.R., Wijesinghe, W.A.N.M., Chamari, A.D., Senadheera, A.S.P.L., and De Silva, B.S.S.S. (2017). Factors related to theory practice gap among student Nurses: Open University Research Session 2017,11,203-207. 

Rukshani, B.M.M., samarakoon, G.R.N.D., Maduka, W.S.N., Senadheera, A.S.P.L., and Sriyani, K.A. (2017). Physical, Social and Psychological impacts of Psoriasis. Open University Research Session 2017, 11, 229-232. 

  •  Abstracts 

Nadeeshani, D.G.L., Ifham, M.I.M., Perera, M.G.P.K., Naodavitana, C.M., Senadheera, A.S.P.L. and Priyanthi, W.N. (2020). Factors influencing relapses among patients with psychiatric illnesses in psychiatric unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka. Global Academic and Research Institute Conference (GARI)- ICHM-2020- Colombo-08thInternational Conference on Health and Medicine, P.108, ISBN- 978-955-7153-04-9.

Shyamalee, K.G.A.A., Manike, R.M.W.C., Ahamed, M.Z.F., Senadheera, A.S.P.L., and De Silva, B.S.S.(2020, February). Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices regarding Healthcare Waste Management among Nurses in District General Hospital, Negombo. Graduate Nurses Foundation of Sri Lanka, 2nd Biennial Scientific Sessions,(p.40). Post Basic College of Nursing, Colombo. ISBN: 978- 624-5354-00-9.

Wijayaratne, M.G.C.S., Ayesha, H.P.S., Tharangani, W.A.N., Dias, A.A.K.K., Senadheera, A.S.P.L. and Priyanthi, W.N. (2020). Factors related to obesity among teenagers at the nutrition clinic in District General Hospital, Gampaha, Sri Lanka, Global Academic and Research Institute Conference (GARI)- ICHM-2020- Colombo-08th International Conference on Health and Medicine, P.109, ISBN- 978-955-7153-04-9.

Srimaalee, M.G.M., Jayasundara, J.M.M.S., Sewwandi, M.K.G.U., Sampath, S.I.,Senadheera, A.S.P.L. and De Silva, B.S.S. (2019, October). Patients’ perspective towards nurses’ characteristics at the Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila, Sri Lanka. National Health Research Symposium-2019 (p.109). Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous MedicineSri Lanka. ISBN: 978-955-3666-67-3.

Senevirathne, S. A. S. K., Pushpakumari, M. I., Herath, H. M. R. W., Nishanthi, K. A. S., Senadheera, A. S. P. L. and De Silva, B. S. S. (2019, October). Traditional nursing uniform: Sri Lankan nurses’ perspectives , National Health Research Symposium-2019 (p.246). Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous MedicineSri Lanka. ISBN:978-955-3666-67-3.

Sajeewanie, S.N., Nilakshi, K.A.D., Kariyawasam, K.M.N.T.K., Rajapakse, R.P.R.L., Senadheera, A.S.P.L., and Priyanthi, W.N. (2019, October). Factors and barriers related to breaking bad news among nurses in Colombo North Teaching Hospital (CNTH), Ragama, Sri Lanka. International Conference on Health Science-2019, ( p.173). Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardanepura.

Srimaalee, M.G.M., Jayasundara, J.M.M.S., Sewwandi, M.K.G.U., Sampath, S.I.,Senadheera, A.S.P.L. and De Silva, B.S.S. (2019, December). Patients’ perception about the quality of nursing care: A quantitative study at the Colombo South Teaching Hospital, Kalubowila. Nursing Research Symposium 2019, (p.67). Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Indigenous MedicineSri Lanka.

A.S.P.L. Senadheera, A. Naoko, S. Kayoko, K.A.S. Wimalasiri, M.L. Pathirathna, B.S. Weerakoon, N.R. Ruwanpathiranage, T. Takahashi and D. Stacey (2018). Sinhala Translation and Cultural Adaptation of Ottawa Personal Decision Guide: A tool of Shared Decision Making. Sri Lanka Japan Research Collaboration (SLJRC)- 2018,18-19.

Peiris, T.N.C., Abeysekara, H.N.C., Muthuhetti, H.R. Sriyani, K.A. and Senadheera, A.S.P.L. (2018). Mothers’ experiences of having a preterm baby in the Special Care Baby Unit, Teaching Hospital, Anuradhapura. Proceedings of the International Nursing Congress, Department of  Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, April 6th2018, 1(1), 62-63.

Premarathne, P.N.W.S.L.K., Samarakoon, S.M.W.N.K., Gallangoda, G.S.S., Senadheera, A.S.P.L. and De Silva, B.S.S. (2018). Mothers’ experiences on normal vaginal delivery: A phenomenological study at Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya. Proceedings of the International Nursing Congress, Department of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka, April 6th 2018, 1(1), 47-48.

Nishshanka, N.A.S., Gayathri, E.A.C., Kumari, S.A.M.P., Lakmali, R.P.G.S.S, Sriyani, K.A., and Senadheera, A.S.P.L.(2018). Nurses’ perspective on leadership qualities of nurse managers. 11thInternational Conference. General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University, Sri Lanka. September 13-14th p.31.

Abeysinghe, R.U.S.L., Kaluthanthri, K.D.N.D. Nanayakkara J.A.G.D.S.C.,Senadheera, A.S.P.L. and De SilvaS.S. (2017). Primi Mothers’ Experiences in Labor Room Experiences in Labor Room Normal Vaginal Delivery at Labor Room. National Health Research Forum (NHSR), Ministry of Health, 2017.176-177.

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