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Launched MOOC course on ‘Frailty in Daily Living’

Re-appointed as the Secretariat of Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network
Redesignated by World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Health Services and steering the focus towards healthy ageing

Established the ‘Nursing Alliance of Research and Knowledge Transfer’ of the Greater Bay Area

Launched the MOOC course, ‘Share Decision Making and Interprofessional Collaboration in Health Care’
Nine specialisms was introduced to the MSc in Nursing programme from the 2018/19 intake cohort

Commenced Master of Science in Disaster Management (Resilience, Response and Relief) which is an online joint award from both PolyU and the University of Manchester, UK

The Certificate Course in Infectious Diseases and Infection Control for Health Care Professionals is being accredited as a continuing education course at Hong Kong Qualifications Framework (HKQF) Level 4.
Ranked 30th in the QS World University Rankings by Subject

The School celebrates its 40th Anniversary
Appointed as Co-Secretariat of Asia Pacific Emergency and Disaster Nursing Network (APEDNN)

Established the Global Consortium for Chronic Care Research Centre in collaboration with the School of Nursing of Sun Yat­sen University, the School of Nursing of Johns Hopkins University, and the Faculty of Health of the University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Elected as Convenor of EAFONS

Started the first interprofessional clinical education pilot programme with the collaboration of the Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and the Department of Applied Social Sciences of PolyU
Commenced Master of Science in Mental Health Nursing programme

Launched PolyU's first massive open online course (MOOC), 'Human Anatomy (ANA101X)'

Redesignated by World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Health Services

Elected as the Chief Convenor of the Chinese Consortium for Higher Nursing Education
Herbal Dispensary renamed as Herbal Medicine Learning Centre

Centre for Gerontological Nursing (CGN) was accepted as a new member of the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) in the US

Established The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Campus Blood Donor Centre in the Integrative Health Clinic
Squina International Centre for Infection Control transferred from PolyU's Faculty of Health and Social Sciences to School of Nursing

Prof. Alex Molasiotis, Chair Professor of Nursing & Head of School, awarded the Angel S.P. Chan Lau Endowed Professorship in Health and Longevity

Launched the International Nursing Scholarship for Pre-PhD in Research Excellence (INSPPIRE)

Established the Hong Kong Innovation Academy

Centre for Integrative Digital Health (CIDH) renamed as Centre for Smart Health (S.Health)

Commenced Master of Science in Infection Control programme

Commenced part-time Master of Science in Disaster Nursing programme in collaboration with Sichuan University, Mainland China
Established Centre for Gerontological Nursing
Commenced part-time Master of Science in Specialty Nursing programme in collaboration with Macao Polytechnic Institute

Redesignated by World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Health Services
Re-offered Psychiatric Stream of the part-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing programme
Commenced full-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Mental Health Nursing programme

Patent granted for Foot Massage Apparatus
Commenced full-time pre-registration Master of Nursing programme in collaboration with Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital

Part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing programme renamed as Postgraduate Diploma in Specialty Nursing

Established Herbal Dispensary

Patent granted for Non-invasive Blood Glucose Meter
Commenced full-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing programme in collaboration with St. Paul's & St. Teresa's Hospitals

Established PolyU-Henry G. Leong Mobile Integrative Health Centre (MIHC)

Designated by World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Health Services
Commenced part-time Postgraduate Diploma in Nursing programme in collaboration with Macao Polytechnic Institute

Established Centre for Integrative Digital Health (CIDH)
Established the Chinese Consortium for Higher Nursing Education

Biomedical Science Stream transferred from School of Nursing to Department of Health Technology & Informatics (PolyU)
Commenced Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Medical Laboratory Science

Commenced Doctor of Health Science (Faculty-based)
Established Integrative Health Clinic
Department of Nursing and Health Sciences renamed as School of Nursing

Commenced Psychiatric Stream of the part-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Nursing programme
Commenced part-time Bachelor of Science in Nursing programme in collaboration with Zhejiang University in Mainland China

Established the Telehealth Clinic - Tsing Yi Station
Commenced full-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) programme in Biomedical Science

Added Nursing Therapeutics in Chinese Medicine to Nursing programmes

Chartered as the first Hong Kong Chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing
Established the Manulife Centre for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities

Implementation of problem-based learning in Nursing programmes

Established Virtual Reality and Patient Simulator Nursing laboratories

Established Flow Cytometer, DNA Technology and Tissue Culture in Biomedical Science laboratories
Graduated first PhD student in Nursing

Commenced web-based teaching

Commenced Bachelor of Science (Honours) programme in Clinical Nursing

Commenced Master of Science in Nursing
Department of Health Sciences renamed as Department of Nursing and Health Sciences

Established the East Asian Forum of Nursing Scholars (EAFONS)

Commenced Master of Science programme in Nursing
Commenced Higher Diploma programme in Nursing

Commenced Post-graduate Diploma programme in Nursing Education

Post-experience Diploma programme in Nursing Administration renamed as Post-experience Diploma programme in Nursing Management
Commenced part-time Master of Science/Post-graduate Diploma programme in Health Care (Biomedical Science)
Established the Asian Journal of Nursing Studies
Graduated first PhD student in Medical Laboratory Science

Commenced post-graduate Diploma programme in Health Care (Nursing)
Graduated first MPhil student in Medical Laboratory Science

Commenced part-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) programme in Biomedical Science

Associate membership in the Institute of Biomedical Science (AIBMS)

Commenced Post-experience Certificate in First Line Nursing Management
Commenced first part-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) programme in Nursing
Commenced first full-time Bachelor of Science (Honours) programme in Nursing
Commenced Post-registration Diploma in Health Care Education(Nursing)

Commenced Post-registration Diploma in Nursing

Commenced Post-registration Certificate in First Line Nursing Management
Commenced full-time Higher Diploma programme in Biomedical Science
Institute of Medical and Health Care renamed as Department of Health Sciences

Commenced Diploma programme in Nursing Management
Commenced Post-experience Diploma programme in Nursing Administration

Commenced Post-experience Diploma programme in Nursing
Commenced Post-experience Diploma programme in Nursing Administration
Commenced Ship's Captain Medical Programme
Commenced Post-experience Diploma programme in Nursing Education
Commenced full-time Diploma programme in Medical Laboratory Science
Institute of Medical and Health Care (Nursing Section) established

Commenced First Aid Programme

 

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