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Upcoming Events
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23 June 2018 (Saturday)

9:30 - 12:30
Professional Development Seminar in Chronic Illness Care

Lecture Theatre 2, Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

23 June 2018 (Saturday)

15:00 - 17:00
Workshop on Chronic Illness Care

Rm 405, 4/F., Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

27 June 2018 (Wednesday)

16:00 - 17:00
[Public Lecture] Using science to change practice and policy: the Tobacco Free Nurses experience

LT4, LG/F, Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

28 June 2018 (Thursday)

10:30 - 12:00
[Research Seminar] Strategies for developing an international program of nursing research

Rm 820, 8/F, Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

16 November 2018

Whole Day
2nd Asia Pacific Advanced Heart Failure Forum

Yasumoto International Academic Park



Past Events
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
Dr. Jackie Robinson’s Visit
23 May, 2018

Dr. Jackie Robinson, Senior Lecturer, School of Nursing, University of Auckland, New Zealand visited our School from 23 May to 29 May. During her visit, she delivered a research seminar to our staff and students to share research work of the Te Arai Palliative Care and End of Life Research Group, and met with our School Director and professor to explore opportunities for future collaborations.  

Dr. Jackie Robinson’s Visit
One Day Stay
17 May, 2018

With an aim to help S.6 students to get familiar with the nursing profession, our Bachelor of Nursing Programme and The Chinese University of Hong Kong, our School held a One Day Stay for S.6 students on 17 May. Fifty S.6 students attended a lecture to learn basic nursing knowledge and the duties of a nurse, followed by a lab practice session on intravenous therapy and injection guided by our teachers and student ambassadors.

We look forward to seeing you again at our School one day!

One Day Stay
Ms. Jenniffer Torralba Paguio won the Best Poster Presentation Award (Champion) in the Research Poster Exhibition
16 May, 2018

Congratulations to Ms. Jenniffer Torralba Paguio, our PhD Year 1 student admitted via the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme, on winning the Best Poster Presentation Award(Champion) in the Research Poster Exhibition organised by the CUHK Library on 16 May!

Ms. Jenniffer Torralba Paguio won the Best Poster Presentation Award (Champion) in the Research Poster Exhibition
Visit to Caritas Kwun Tong Elderly Centre
16 May, 2018

To promote the importance of a balanced diet and personal hygiene to the older people, eleven nursing student volunteers visited the Caritas Kwun Tong Elderly Centre on 16 May, which was organised by the Lee Woo Sing College Nursing Society. Our students shared tips for a healthy lifestyle with around twenty senior citizens through mass games and talk, including the correct handwashing technique and nutritive value of fruits and vegetables, and presented healthy gift packs to all older people. Special thanks to the Caritas Kwun Tong Elderly Centre for their support to our students in this activity!

Visit to Caritas Kwun Tong Elderly Centre
Mr. Marques Ng received Fulbright-Lee Hysan Research Scholar Award
15 May, 2018

Mr. Marques Ng, our Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Year 3 student, received Fulbright-Lee Hysan Research Scholar Award offered by the U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau, which will support him to undertake symptom management research at School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, USA as a visiting scholar for six months.

Mr. Marques Ng received Fulbright-Lee Hysan Research Scholar Award
Conference: The 1st International Nursing Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh in May 2018
14 May, 2018
Conference: The 1st International Nursing Conference, Dhaka, Bangladesh in May 2018
2018 International Nurses Day (IND) Celebration Dinner
12 May, 2018

International Nurses Day is celebrated every year around the world on 12 May, the birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale; and this year’s theme is ‘Nurses: A Voice to Lead – Health is a Human Right’. Our teachers and students actively participated in the International Nurses Day Celebration Dinner organised by the Hong Kong Academy of Nursing at the Kowloonbay International Trade & Exhibition Centre on 12 May to celebrate the notable contribution of nurses to the local and global health.

Happy Nurses Day!

2018 International Nurses Day (IND) Celebration Dinner
Scholarships and Awards Presentation Ceremony 2017-18
11 May, 2018

This year’s Scholarships and Awards Presentation Ceremony was successfully completed on 11 May. This year, over 210 participants attended the ceremony to celebrate this joyful occasion, including thirteen distinguished guests, staff, students and their families and friends.

The Best Teacher Awards were presented to eight teaching staff with outstanding teaching performance in 2016-17, including Prof. Doris Yu, Prof. Helen Chan, Prof. Winnie So, Prof. Polly Li, Prof. Jojo Wong, Mr. Summer Ha, Dr. Fiona Tang, and Dr. Philip Hung. A total of 112 scholarships and awards were also presented to 108 postgraduate students to recognise their excellent academic achievements in 2016-17 or upon their admission to the School. The School would also like to extend our gratitude to our donors for their unfailing support over the years.

 

 

Scholarships and Awards Presentation Ceremony 2017-18
Teaching and Learning Seminar: Workshop on Mental Health First Aid to Promote Student Wellness
11 May, 2018

Dr. Ada Yuen, Assistant Director of Office of Student Affairs, CUHK, and our Assistant Professor Prof. Ho Yu Cheng delivered a seminar themed ‘Workshop on mental health first aid to promote student wellness’ to our teaching staff on 11 May 2018. In the workshop, they discussed different ways to manage mental health problems for students, and our teaching staff also actively practised mental health first aid skills to enrich their professional knowledge.

Teaching and Learning Seminar: Workshop on Mental Health First Aid to Promote Student Wellness
Ms. Yunhong Liu received The New Researcher Award (Postgraduate) and Best Student Oral Presentation Award
11 May, 2018

Congratulations to Ms. Yunhong Liu, our Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Year 2 student, on winning two awards! She received The New Researcher Award (Postgraduate) for her outstanding academic performance in 2016-17 from the School at the Scholarships and Awards Presentation Ceremony 2017-18 on 11 May; and the Best Student Oral Presentation Award at the 8th Nursing Symposium on Cancer Care organised by the School on 24-25 May.

Ms. Yunhong Liu received The New Researcher Award (Postgraduate) and Best Student Oral Presentation Award
Conference: International Scientific Sessions on Nursing Research 2018, Sri Lanka in May 2018
11 May, 2018
Conference: International Scientific Sessions on Nursing Research 2018, Sri Lanka in May 2018
Staff Retreat 2018
09 May, 2018

[Staff Retreat 2018] Taking a break is for accomplishing a longer journey! Our academic staff, administrative staff and research students enjoyed a relaxing day at Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong - Wu Kwai Sha Youth Village on 9 May. All members were delighted to celebrate the School remarkable achievements in obtaining QS World University Rankings, Best Teacher Awards and internal and external grants. It was also our honour to have invited Dr. Andrew Luk, Director of Nethersole Institute of Continuing Holistic Health Education (NICHE) to conduct a workshop, leading all School members to have a reflection on their work.
After the fruitful sharing, all members had the time to play different kinds of sports at the site, ranging from archery, badminton, table tennis, billiard to air hockey. It was a good opportunity for everyone to relax and get prepared for challenges!
 


 

Staff Retreat 2018
Renew a Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of The CUHK-UBC International Centre on Nursing Leadership
08 May, 2018

Prof. Elizabeth Saewyc, Director and Professor, School of Nursing, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada, visited our School on 8 May 2018 to meet with our School Director and professors to exchange their experiences on teaching and research, and to renew a Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of The CUHK-UBC International Centre on Nursing Leadership to strengthen collaboration between the two schools.

Renew a Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of The CUHK-UBC International Centre on Nursing Leadership
Special Sharing Session - Salute to Lecturers & Nurses!
07 May, 2018

Our School Director Prof. Sek-ying Chair delivered a special sharing session to our lecturers and nurses on 7 May 2018. Prof. Chair shared her experiences on teaching as well as the latest development and achievements of the School. Prof. Chair expressed her deep appreciation to our lecturers and nurses for their significant contributions to clinical teaching. Salute!

Special Sharing Session - Salute to Lecturers & Nurses!
Consultative Committee Meeting
04 May, 2018

Nine distinguished industry leaders from a variety of sectors including Hospital Authority, private hospital, aged care, pharmacy, hotel & tourism, and occupational health & safety, gathered at our School to attend the 9th Consultative Committee meeting on 4 May 2018. As always, their valuable opinions and suggestions will significantly contribute to the School’s development in all aspects.  

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

Consultative Committee Meeting
Carnival with your BELOVED
04 May, 2018

Our staff gathered with their beloved family members and friends to share their happiness, and the office turned into a place filled with laughter from our School members, children, and pets!

Carnival with your BELOVED
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