Mrs. Deivy Thabotharan

Senior Lecturer (Gr II)
B. Sc in Nursing (Hons)
M. Sc in Community Health Nursing
deivy@univ.jfn.ac.lk
 [+94] 021 320 5486

Academic Profile
Activities
Admin Roles
Publications
Teaching

2010 – M. Sc in Community Health Nursing
1998 – B. Sc in Nursing (Hons) Second class

Committee member:
•Member of the University Research Committee (URC), University of Jaffna.(2018- 2021)
•Member of Faculty board (at present)
•Member of Scholarship, Fellowship and Staff Development Committee, Faculty of Medicine (at present)
•Community member of Information Technology, Library Monitoring and Development Committee,(at present)
•Committee member of Section C, Jaffna Science Association (2016/17 , 2018/19)
•Committee member of information technology subcommittee of UAHS (at present)
•Life Member of Nurses Graduate foundation
•Life Member of Jaffna Science Association
•Member for B.Sc Radiography, Unit of Allied Health Sciences (at present)
•Member for Quality Assurance, Faculty of Medicine (2015)
•Member for Planning committee, Faculty of Medicine (2009)
•Member of Medical Education cell, Faculty of Medicine(2009)
• Member of Canteen subcommittee Faculty of Medicine(2010)

Senior Lecturer in Nursing (Gr II) at Department of Nursing, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences
Positions Held and committee member:
•Head, UAHS from:
01/12/ 2011 – 24/04/2013
01/12/2015 – 30/11/2018
01/12/2018 – Up-to-date
•Coordinator for B.Sc. Nursing Programme from: 01/12/2011 – 30/11/ 2014
•Chairperson for Section C, Jaffna Science Association – 2015/2016
•Chairperson for Planning and Building committee at the UAHS (at present)
•Secretary for Jaffna University International Research Conference (JUICe 2018)
•Member of Standing Committee on Allied Health Sciences (2018)
•Member in COL-RIM Verification team
•Member of Faculty board of faculty of Medicine
•Committee member of Section C, Jaffna Science Association
•Life Member of Nurses Graduate foundation
•Life Member of Jaffna Science Association
•Member of Canteen subcommittee Faculty of Medicine (2009)
•Member for Building committee, Faculty of Medicine (at present)
•Member of Medical Education cell, Faculty of Medicine

Research work

•Supervise more than 40 undergraduate students in nursing
•Done a study with my colleague the tile is “descriptive study on Factors affecting the learning of the Allied Health Sciences students, faculty of Medicine, University of Jaffna.
•During the M.Sc Programme an individual research project was carried out the tiled “A study to assess the knowledge and practice of women on management of different kinds of pain among the adults in south Pichchavaram villege at Chidanbaram taluk, South India
•I have prepared and presented a research proposal tilled “A Study of the reproductive health of internally displaced females (14- 49 years of age) in the Jaffna district”, at the seminar held jointly by Uppsala university and the Sri Jeyawardenapura university in September 2004
•Participated in research discussions with the PhD students of the International Education of Maternal Health group of the department of Women’s and Children’s Health at the Uppsala University November, December 2005
•Did a research project jointly with two other students on “Diarrhoea in Children”, during the Community health Appointment for the Sixth semester of study during my nursing degree programme and submitted a report.
• I have prepared the Index for the book titled “Learning Research”, written by Prof. C. Sivagnanasundram1999

Publications:

•Thaujanan K., Kamalarupan L., ThabotharanD., P.A.D Goonghe., 2018, “Quality of Life and its associated factors among older women living in Nallur Divisional Secretariat Division, Jaffna District, Sri Lanka”. Conference proceedings of full paper of 4th Jaffna University International research Conference-JUICE 2018. pp: 132-134
•Thaujanan K., Kamalarupan L., Thabotharan D., P.A.D Goonghe., 2018, “Quality of Life and its associated factors among older women living in Nallur Divisional Secretariat Division, Jaffna District, Sri Lanka”. Proceeding of abstract of International Women conference, Sri Lanka. p- 21
•Nandakumara WGRMS, Thabotharan D., Kamalarupan L., P.A.D Goonghe 2018, Factors influencing on quality of work life of the female nurses working in Teaching Hospital, Jaffna. proceeding of abstract of International Women conference, Sri Lanka, p:-19
•Thaujanan K., KamalarupanL., Thabotharan D., P.A.D Goonghe., 2017, “Quality of life and its associated factors among aged living in Nallur Divisional Secretariat, Jaffna District, Sri Lanka”.Proceedings of abstract of the International Nursing Congress. Vol 01, page 34
•Ekanavake J.M.S.E.B, Thabotharan D., Kamalarupan L., P.A.D Goonghe. 2017, “Knowledge on neonatal care and its associated socio-demographic factors among third trimester pregnant mothers in Nallur MOH area”. Conference proceedings of abstract of iPURSE
•Nandakumara WGRMS, Thabotharan D., KamalarupanL., P.A.D Goonghe. 2017. “Factors influencing on quality of work life of the nurses working in Teaching Hospital, Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Proceedings of abstract of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 10th International Research conference. page 47
•Dayani S., Sivapalan K., Kamalarupan L., Thabotharan D. 2017. “Perception about nursing profession. Socio-Demographic factors influencing on the perception and preference to choose nursing as a future career among Advanced Level Bioscience students in the Jaffna Educational Zone, Sri Lanka”. Proceedings of abstract of General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University 10th International Research conference. page 65
•Sathees, S., Sanchayan, S., Thabotharan. D. and Sivapalan, K. (2014) Preliminary study on self-medication practice among Allied Health Sciences Students, University of Jaffna in Proceedings of Abstract of the Jaffna Medical Association (JMA) Annual Scientific Sessions 2014, pp 46-47
•Deivy T., Karaline Karunagiri, A. and Felix, J.W. (2014). Management of earache among adults in south pichavaram, chidambaram. Proceeding of the International Conference of the Tiruvalla Medical Mission college of Nursing, 20-22 February 2014. pp79
•Selvaratnam, T., Sivapalan, K. and Thabotharan, D. (2014) .Factors that influence on patients’ participation in decision making on nursing care in surgical wards at teaching hospital Jaffna. Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association (JMA) Annual Scientific Sessions 2014, pp 36-37
•Thusithapriya, M., Sivapalan, K. and Thabotharan, D. (2014) Job satisfaction and factors influencing job satisfaction among nurses in surgical and obstetric wards at Teaching Hospital, Jaffna Proceedings of the Jaffna Medical Association (JMA) Annual Scientific Sessions 2014, pp 32-33
•Nishara, R., Sivapalan, K. and Thabotharan, D. (2013). Prevalence of work related musculoskeletal pain among nurses and its relation to working environment in surgical wards, Teaching Hospital, Jaffna. Proceedings of the Annual Scientific Sessions of the PSSL, 21-22 November 2013, p 17
•Contributed a story for a suplementary G.C.E. Ordinary Level Tamil text book, edited by Mr. K. Sokkalingam M.A. (Sokkan) 198
•I have written a foreword to the Tamil Novel “Narnbikkaikal’ to my father’s (Nanthi) book 1990