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Entrance Year Last intake in 2022

Programme Code 53084

Stream Code -

Mode of Study Part-time

Normal Duration 2 years

Fund Type Self-financed

Credits Required for Graduation 30

Programme Leaders

Dr Si Jian LI
RN, MPhil, PhD

Aims and Characteristics

Programme Aims

The overall aim of the programme is to offer experienced nurses the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skill and judgement necessary to function effectively as practitioner, supervisor, collaborator, educator, manager and researcher and leader in a disaster-affected healthcare system.

Programme Characteristics

This programme is tailored-made to prepare nurses in advanced practice competencies in the discipline of disaster nursing and its research needs of the Chinese communities. The selection of subjects for preparing students is based on the projected health needs of the affected community throughout the disaster management continuum.  Classes are conducted in Sichuan University – Hong Kong Polytechnic University Institute for Disaster Management and Reconstruction (IDMR). Class contact will be arranged in five 2-week intensive study blocks over two years, complemented by on-line learning activities and independent learning of prescribed reading and assignment.

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