Mirage News reports on the China Nursing Consortium of Elite Teaching Hospitals. They announced that HKU School of Nursing was invited to join the China Nursing Consortium of Elite Teaching Hospitals. This invitation opens the door for the school to collaborate with eight other prominent hospitals/nursing departments in the Nursing Consortium to facilitate cooperation and exchange experiences in clinical nursing education and training. The HKUMed School of Nursing is the only nursing institution in the Hong Kong SAR named as a member of the consortium, which play a leading role in modernizing nursing residency education in Mainland China.
The School will further strengthen its cooperation with the hospitals on the Mainland to enhance the quality of training for clinical and specialty nurses by establishing a common platform to share training resources, experiences and expertise, synergize efforts in research, evaluation and assessment, and develop standards for professional clinical nursing training.
The School will actively engage in the Nursing Consortium, in particular, by providing internationally benchmarked trainings on advanced nursing practices through its taught Master and Doctor of Nursing programs, and by providing a platform for research collaboration and big data generation to improve nursing care decision-making.
Members of the Nursing Consortium will meet again during the Nursing Forum in December 2019 to share and discuss progress updates and new initiatives.
Members of the Nursing Consortium:
- Peking Union Medical College Hospital
- Peking University First Hospital
- Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University
- West China Hospital, Sichuan University
- The First Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University
- Xiangya Hospital, Central South University
- The First Affiliated Hospital, Sun Yat-sen University
- Peking University Third Hospital
- LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong
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