Major: Nursing

Level: Junior college

Category of discipline: Nursing (Medicine and Health)

Admission requirements: A regular high school, vocational high school, technical school or secondary-professional school diploma. Graduates of secondary professional schools holding nursing qualifications may enrol.

Objectives: This major aims to cultivate socialist professionals who meet the needs of the development of medical services in China, and who are developed in an all-round way; who have high levels of ideological and political consciousness, and who value safeguarding and promoting health, understand modern nursing, are ethical and humane, and who, above all, have high-quality skills that can be applied at the grassroots and in clinical and community nursing and care, including elder care.

Length of study: The minimum length of study is 2.5 years, and the student status is valid for eight years since registration.

Forms of study: Open education

Total class hours and credits: 1,404 class hours, 78 credits

Main courses: Human Anatomy and Histoembryology, Human Physiology, Medical Biochemistry, Medical Immunology and Microbiology, Pathology and Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Fundamentals of Nursing, Health Assessment, Internal Medicine for Nursing, Surgical Nursing, Medical Psychology, Community Nursing, Nursing in Traditional Chinese Medicine, and others.