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Tzu Chi University of Science and Technology
Department of Nursing
Introduction

Educational goals

  1. Cultivate professionals with a concern for life who are capable of providing professional care.
  2. Day-school 5-year program: cultivate students to become professionals with competency in primary care.
  3. Day-school 4-year year program: cultivate students to become professionals with competency in holistic care.
  4. Day-school 2-year year program: cultivate students to become professionals with competency in integrated care.
  5. Two-year program of the Continuing Education Division: cultivate students to become professionals who meet the development trends of the health-care industry.

 

 

Features

  1. Aims to achieve the goal of cultivating professionals, emphasizing both professionalism and the humanities as well as graduates being held in high regard by employers.
  2. Offers various programs and designs cultivation objectives and diverse courses according to student characteristics.
  3. Develops diverse pedagogical strategies, cultivating students’ thinking and practical skills.
  4. Implements the spirit of vocational education and provides ample laboratory facilities for training students’ nursing skills.
  5. Integrates local community resources, enabling students to learn about social developmental trends.

 

Eight Core Competencies

Eight Core Competency Indicators and Their Contents

Core Competency Indicators

Indicator Content

General clinical skills

Able to use nursing expertise to assess case patients’ needs and analyze their health problems, formulate appropriate care measures, and evaluate their effectiveness.

Caring skills

Able to use empathy, keen observation, and listening to determine the needs of case patients and their families as well as provide support and assistance.

Basic biomedical science application skills

Able to apply basic biomedical science knowledge in clinical practice.

Ethic skills

Able to protect case patients and follow professional nursing practices.

Communication and teamwork skills

Able to effectively communicate, coordinate, and cooperate with case patients and medical teams.

Critical thinking skills

Able to use logic, reasoning, and thinking skills in clinical practice.

Responsibility skills

Able to be responsible for the content and outcomes of personal work duties.

Lifelong learning skills

Able to self-reflect and use resource planning for personal professional growth.