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16 November 2018

Whole Day
2nd Asia Pacific Advanced Heart Failure Forum

Yasumoto International Academic Park



Past Events
BNurs & BScG O’camp 2018
15 Aug, 2018

BNurs & BScG O’camp is underway! Our teachers & students gathered at YIA on 15 Aug to welcome ~200 freshmen in the Opening Ceremony. Thanks to all Organising Committee & EXCO members for organising this 4-day O’camp for our freshmen! Enjoy & have fun!

 

BNurs & BScG O’camp 2018
Conference: 3rd Annual South East Asia Breast Cancer Symposium, Malaysia in August 2018
03 Aug, 2018
Conference: 3rd Annual South East Asia Breast Cancer Symposium, Malaysia in August 2018
Conference: ACRA 2018 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Australia from July to August 2018
30 Jul, 2018
Conference: ACRA 2018 28th Annual Scientific Meeting, Australia from July to August 2018
Academic Visit: Griffith University, Australia in July 2018
23 Jul, 2018
Academic Visit: Griffith University, Australia in July 2018
Congratulations to Jocelyn Chew on winning an award under the Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence for 2018-19!
16 Jul, 2018

Our Year 3 PhD student Jocelyn Chew has recently received an award under the Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence for 2018-19 to undertake a 6-month research attachment at the National University of Singapore. This valuable learning opportunity will enable Jocelyn to enrich her research experience and international exposure. Congratulations and wishing her a fruitful research trip to Singapore!

Congratulations to Jocelyn Chew on winning an award under the Global Scholarship Programme for Research Excellence for 2018-19!
Congratulations for passing the DNurs Viva Exam!
13 Jul, 2018

This year’s Viva Exam of Doctor of Nursing Programme was successfully completed on 13 July! We would like to congratulate the six students who have passed the exam: Bonnie WONG, Carmen KWOK, Shirley HUNG, Sum Ming LEUNG, Ka Yee LO and Ginny LAM. 

Excellent work, everybody! Please keep up your good effort and never forget your mission to contribute to the advancement of nursing profession! We wish you every success in your future career!

 

Congratulations for passing the DNurs Viva Exam!
Inbound Academic Visit: University of Phayao, Thailand
11 Jul, 2018

Four faculty members from the University of Phayao, Thailand visited our School on 11 July 2018. During the visit, they met with our School Director and professor to explore opportunities for future collaborations, visited our teaching laboratory and shared nursing education experience between the two places.

Inbound Academic Visit: University of Phayao, Thailand
Prof. Ho Yu Cheng received ACU Fellowship 2018 – Hong Kong Jockey Club Fellowship (outward)
05 Jul, 2018

Congratulations to Prof. Ho Yu Cheng on receiving the ACU Fellowship 2018 – Hong Kong Jockey Club Fellowship (outward) offered by The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)! The fellowship will support Prof. Cheng to undertake a 2-week research visit to Edinburgh Napier University in the United Kingdom to learn innovative skills and practices in caring of clients experiencing post-traumatic stress. 

Prof. Ho Yu Cheng received ACU Fellowship 2018 – Hong Kong Jockey Club Fellowship (outward)
Academic Visit: School of Nursing, Koç University, Turkey in July 2018
02 Jul, 2018
Academic Visit: School of Nursing, Koç University, Turkey in July 2018
Congratulations for passing the PhD Viva Exam!
29 Jun, 2018

PhD Viva Exam was successfully completed on 29 June!  This year we have seven students passing the exam. They are Christina SONG, Dorothy CHAN, Yang LEI, Xingfeng YU, Rebecca PANG, Jojo KWOK and Olivia QIU – Well-done and congratulations! Their dedication and hard work over the years has been well rewarded!!
After the exam, teachers and classmates joined the celebrations to share this joyful and memorable moment with the students! Wishing them all the best for their future career!

 

Congratulations for passing the PhD Viva Exam!
Conference: International Breast Cancer Symposium 2018, Vietnam in June 2018
29 Jun, 2018
Conference: International Breast Cancer Symposium 2018, Vietnam in June 2018
Meeting with Nethersole Alumni
27 Jun, 2018

Chief Executive Officer of Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Charity Foundation (Mr. Christopher So), Chairperson of the Nethersole School of Nursing Alumni (Ms. Amy Cheng), Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson of the CUHK Nursing Alumni Association (Mr. Jeremy Lam & Ms. Wendy Yip), and several local nurse leaders (Ms. Mandy Ip & Mr. Ken Ching) gathered at our School today (27 June) to attend a meeting convened by Prof. Janita Chau and Prof. Iris Lee. During the meeting, all members discussed actively to explore how Nethersole alumni could be effectively motivated to support our nursing students and graduates, helping them to better understand what nurses do in real clinical settings to ensure their smooth transition into professional nurses upon graduation. 

Thanks to all external colleagues for attending the meeting amidst their very busy work schedules!

 

Meeting with Nethersole Alumni
Prof. Linda Sarna’s Visit
26 Jun, 2018

Prof. Linda Sarna, Dean of UCLA School of Nursing, USA visited our School from 26 to 29 June 2018. During the visit, she delivered a public lecture to share her Tobacco Free Nurses experience in promoting the leadership role of nurses in tobacco control, particularly in using science to change practice and policy; and a research seminar to introduce to our staff and students about strategies for developing an international program of nursing research. She met with our School Director and professors to explore opportunities for future collaborations.  

Prof. Linda Sarna’s Visit
Academic Visit: University of Exeter, USA in June 2018
26 Jun, 2018
Academic Visit: University of Exeter, USA in June 2018
Stroke Prevention Bus Parade
16 Jun, 2018

The Kowloon East Cluster, Hospital Authority organised a stroke prevention bus parade on 16 June to enhance stroke awareness in the community. The bus visited ten housing estates in Kwun Tong and Tseung Kwan O. Prof. Janita Chau of our School was invited as an officiating guest performing the ribbon-cutting to kick off the event. Four students from our Bachelor of Nursing Programme and two students from our Master of Nursing Science (Pre-registration) Programme participated as volunteers to promote the importance of stroke prevention and present souvenirs to the residents. 

Stroke Prevention Bus Parade
Prof. Polly Li attended the opening ceremony of the Care For Your Heart (CFYH) in Central
15 Jun, 2018

Prof. Polly Li, Assistant Professor of the School, attended the opening ceremony of the Care For Your Heart (CFYH) in Central on 15 June. During the event, she shared with the media about the School’s first research project in collaboration with CFYH examining the use an innovative approach to promote timely care-seeking for individuals with a high risk of acute myocardial infarction. 

 

Prof. Polly Li attended the opening ceremony of the Care For Your Heart (CFYH) in Central
Meeting with Prof. Charlotte Clarke, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
04 Jun, 2018

Prof. Charlotte Clarke, Head of the School of Health in Social Science and International Dean for the College of Humanities and Social Science, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom was invited to visit our School between 4 and 7 June. During her visit, our postgraduate students presented their research studies and had in-depth discussion with Prof. Clarke in a fruitful way.

Meeting with Prof. Charlotte Clarke, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Graduation Ceremony 2017-18
30 May, 2018

Congratulations! The School has a total of 357 students graduating this year, including 84 Master of Nursing Science (Pre-registration), 245 Bachelor of Nursing and 28 Bachelor of Science in Gerontology students, and the Graduation Ceremony for these students was held at Chung Chi College Chapel, CUHK on 30 May. With guests, nursing professionals and academic staff joining the ceremony to share the happiness with the students, we wish them every success in the future!

Graduation Ceremony 2017-18
Meeting with Prof. Frank Kee, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom
30 May, 2018

Prof. Frank Kee, Clinical Professor, School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences from Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom has been invited to visit our School between 30 and 31 May. During his visit, our postgraduate students presented their research studies and had in-depth discussion with Prof. Frank Kee in a fruitful way.

Meeting with Prof. Frank Kee, Queen’s University Belfast, United Kingdom
CUHK Diabetes Prevention Day
25 May, 2018

The Community Health and Medication-safety Promotion Inter-school Outreach Network (CU CHAMPION) and the ‘PREVENT.DM’ organised the CUHK Diabetes Prevention Day at Yasumoto International Academic Park, CUHK on 25 – 26 May. 59 students from different health disciplines within the Faculty of Medicine, CUHK, including students from the Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, Bachelor of Science in Public Health, Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Sciences programmes, and 27 Bachelor of Nursing students and 5 Master of Nursing Science (Pre-registration) students, volunteered for this two-day event. Through thematic seminars, dancing exercise demonstration and diabetes risk assessment, over 800 participants learnt the tips for preventing diabetes to promote the importance of disease prevention over cure.

CUHK Diabetes Prevention Day
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