Mrs. W A Rupa Pathmini Menike

Senior Lecturer Gr-II
RN, RM, Dip in Teaching and Supervision, BSc (Hons.) (OUSL), MNSc (OUM, Malaysia)

Department of Fundamental Nursing

Faculty of  Nursing, University of Colombo

Email: rupapm@fnd.cmb.ac.lk

Ms. W.A.Rupa Pathmini Menike received her primary education from Devi Balika Vidyalaya, Colombo & entered the School of Nursing Anuradhapura  in 1986 and completed her diploma in Nursing. Then She started her nursing carrier in National Hospital Sri Lanka in 1989. She  worked as a  nursing officer in medical, surgical ,orthopedic wards and also experienced as a theater nurse in Cardiac and orthopedic theaters.

Ms. W.A.Rupa Pathmini Menike obtained second upper Honour for her first degree from Open University of Sri Lanka. She received her Masters in Nursing from the Open University of Malaysia.

She was selected as a Post Basic TutorTrainee in 1997 and completed the Diploma in Teaching and Supervision in 1999 .She was appointed as a Grade I nursing tutor and then promoted as a special Grade Nursing Tutor and she contributed her service in  School of Nursing Kurunagala  ,School of Nursing Kandana and National School of Nursing Sri Jayawardenepura. She was then appointed as the Principal of School of Nursing Mulleriyawa.  During her 32 years period of nursing profession  she was exposed to many foreign trainings and visits such as  counter- part training in nursing education in Japan for 3 months (2001),3 weeks training of nursing padagogy in Singapore(2016) and  3 weeks educational visit in South Korea.(2015)

Ms. W.A.Rupa Pathmini Menike is a registered midwife and she is a member of Sri Lanka Nurses Association and the Graduate Nurses foundation.She accomplished 32 years of service as a nursing officer, nursing tutor and a Principal of a nursing school, she joined to the Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo in 2018 as Senior Lecturer (Gr II).

Qualifications, Fellowships and Certifications

  • MSc 2015

    MSc in Nursing

    Open University , Malaysia

  • BSc 2009

    BSc in Nursing - Second Class Upper Division Honours

    Open University , Sri Lanka

Positions

  • Present2021

    Head of the Department

    Department of Fundamental Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2018

    Senior Lecturer Gr-II

    Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2020

    Member of the Curriculum Development Committee

    Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2020

    Member of Student Welfare Committee

    Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2019

    Member of GNF (Graduate Nursing Association)

  • Present2019

    Member of SLNA (Sri Lanka Nursing Association)

  • Present2018

    Academic Advisor

    Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2018

    Academic Warden

    Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2018

    Member of the Technical Evaluation Committee

    Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • 20192018

    Student Counselor

    Faculty of Nursing, University of Colombo

  • Present2017

    Member of National Science Foundation of Sri Lanka

  • 20182017

    Principal

    College of Nursing (Psychiatric nursing) Mulleriyawa

  • 20172016

    Acting Principal

    National School of Nursing, Sri Jayewardenepura

  • 20172011

    Nurse Educator (Special Grade)

    National School of Nursing, Sri Jayewardenepura

  • 20112008

    Nurse Educator (Special Grade)

    School of Nursing of Kandana

  • 20081999

    Nurse Educator

    National School of Nursing, Sri Jayewardenepura

  • 19991999

    Nurse Educator

    College of Nursing, Kurunegala.

  • 19971989

    Nursing Officer

    National Hospital of Sri Lanka.