The University's School of Nursing, originating from the nursing department of the former Hengyang Medical College, has developed to a teaching and scientific research unit training advanced nursing talents. The School was founded officially in October 2000, though enrollment begun as early as in 1985. In 2004, the school was approved to award its students bachelor's degrees in nursing and, in 2006, master's degrees.
There are now 54 teachers, 1709 undergraduates and 51 graduates in the school. Over the past 27 years, the school has already trained thousands of graduates who have enjoyed wide popularity in their workplaces home and abroad.
The offices designated for teaching, scientific research and management cover an area of more than 4000 square meters. More than 4000 volumes of reference books and more than 15 academic journals are in the library of the school. The school has 23 practice bases.
Over the past five years, the school has acquired 61 grants for scientific and educational research, published 237 dissertations and research papers. The school has obtained two awards by the university, and two by the province and three by the state. The major of nursing is the provincial key major and Nursing Foundation, Medical Nursing, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Nursing are three of the key courses of the university.
To meet the demand for medicare home and abroad, the school aims at mentoring nursing talents with knowledge and expertise in nursing management, nursing education, nursing research, clinical nursing and community nursing. The school focuses on students’ mastery of basic theories, basic skills，students’ social skills as well as their English competence. All the students have obtained the mandatory nursing licence when they graduate from the school. The employment rate for the first time is about 98%.
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