Nursing College was established in 1999, and was the first undergraduate nursing college in Guizhou Province. The college now includes two majors, nursing professional and nursing (English direction), whereas nursing professional is a provincial demonstrative major. The number of present students is more than 2000; there are 7 classes of graduates whose number exceeds 1000. The rate of employment has been successively kept at 100%.
Experienced teaching team: there are 30 professional teachers and 16 part-time teachers, of whom those with master's degree or above take six seats. All the 15 Senior Professors have more than 20 years of work experience in nursing. Many teachers undertake positions like “China Nursing Associates,” “Member of Guizhou Province Nursing Association,” and “Secretary of Provincial Nursing Association.” The college pays great attention to learning from foreign advanced nursing teaching concepts, frequently sending faculties to Northumbria University of Nursing and Hong Kong Nurse foundation for study and training.
Prominent teaching and scientific research achievements: the college strengthens the idea of "overall care," combining TCM nursing with contemporary nursing development efforts. They are also striving to explore more of undergraduate teaching modes. For example, the present teaching mode introduces "Split" teaching method, introspection teaching method, reflection behavior guide, benchmarking type, students' autonomous teaching method, etc. Its educational reform subject “The Undergraduate Nursing in Guizhou Province: Talents Training Mode and Teaching Reform” won the second prize of Provincial Medical Research and Reform, and a progress prize of “China Nursing Association.” The nursing skills training integration model system of research and practice won the third prize of educational reform achievements at college level. The teachers meanwhile participated in editing 4 textbooks like “Nursing Psychology” and “Surgical Nursing.” The college has one provincial educational reform subject, 12 collegiate educational reform subjects, 6 provincial traditional Chinese medicine scientific research topics, 3 institutional scientific researches. The teachers has published in recent years more than 170 papers.
Advanced experimental and teaching condition: the college has equipment such as anesthesia machines, breathing machines, remote monitoring instruments, transparent recovery, Annie recovery, delivery machines (model of human embryos), multi-function nursing beds, ultrasonic inhalers, oxygen inhalers, electric lavaging machines, electric attractor, etc. The college also provides students’ training with electronic teaching-demonstration classrooms and multimedia teaching equipment.
Paying attention to the construction of practice bases: the college has many practicing bases, including two attached hospitals, Guangzhou Overseas Chinese Hospital, Beijing Guang’an Gate Hospital, Beijing Xiyuan Gate Hospital, Beijing Navy Hospital, Shanxi Medical University First Affiliated Hospital, and Guizhou Province People's Hospital, all of which are Third-level of First-class hospitals.
Paying attention to cultivating students' professional qualities: the college adheres to the management concept of "students foremost," emphasizing humanized management. Also emphasized is nursing professional ethics education. By holding annual title-awarding ceremonies and transmitting “Nightingale spirit,” the college cultivates the students’ vocational honor. The students are encouraged to carry out culture, health, science and technology social practices. The students love to dedicate and feedback the society.
Good social fame: According to the employer, students from the nursing college have solid basic skills, cool practical abilities, and outstanding team cooperation and dedication. Being praised of good plasticity, many graduates has become backbones in medical institutions engaged in clinical care, nursing, teaching and business. Many students procured the international nurse's qualification certificate. In 2008, during Wenchuan earthquake, student volunteer service of the nursing college exhibited excellent performance, highly rated by hospitals and the wounded. Since establishment, the nursing college has a graduation ratio pf 100%.
Target: train the students of nursing basic theories, elementary knowledge and basic skills and of basic knowledge of modern medicine and TCM nursing; adopt the ability to provide overall care and community health services; master certain humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and traditional Chinese culture. After graduation, students are engaged in clinical nursing, nursing education, nursing management, nurse scientific researches, community prevention health service, etc.
Main course: basic nursing, Chinese medicine basic nursing, nursing introductory theories, internal medicine, introduction to surgery, gynaecology and nursing, pediatrics and care, emergency learning and nursing, community care, human anatomy, physiology, diagnostics basis, nursing psychology, nursing management, etc.
This professional educational system takes four years; bachelor’s degree awarded.
Nursing (English direction)
Target: train the students of nursing basic theories, elementary knowledge and basic skills, of basic knowledge of modern medicine and TCM nursing, and of the ability to provide overall care and community health services. They need to master certain humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and traditional Chinese culture. Moreover, capability for communicating in English is required. After graduation, students are engaged in clinical nursing, nursing education, nursing management, nurse scientific researches, community prevention health service, etc.
Main course: basic nursing, Chinese medicine basic nursing, nursing introductory theories, internal medicine and nursing, introduction to surgery and nursing, gynaecology and nursing, pediatrics and care, emergency learning and nursing, community care, human anatomy, physiology, diagnostics basis, nursing psychology, nursing management science, English, etc.
This professional educational system takes five years; bachelor’s degree in medicine awarded.