Organization profile

Organisation profile

Our department was set in 1989 to start the baccalaureate program for nursing. At that time, it was also the first nursing department in a national university in southern Taiwan. In 1999, the master program was built and divided into five tracks, which are Adult Health Nursing, Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, Maternal-Child Nursing, Community Health Nursing and Nursing Administration. In 2003, the nursing track for PhD students was established under the Institute of Allied Health Sciences. In 2012, the International Advanced Program in Nursing (the master program for international students) and in 2017, the International Doctoral Program in Nursing were set up. Four Mottos of our department are “Empathy, Respect, Commitment and Caring” to integrate varieties of resources, knowledge, research findings and theories into clinical practice. Our department emphasizes to cultivate students’ autonomy, independence, critical ability and creativity, thus, to integrate into effective learning contexts for guiding them to think about the effects of social changes on people’s health and nursing profession and to apply the concept of holistic care into nursing field for an individual, family, group and community. It is expected that the graduates are well-prepared for the following competences: medical specialty, humanistic science, clinical nursing skills, critical thinking, ethical reasoning, evidence practice, teaching and learning, international communication, leadership and management, as well as lifelong learning. Also, they should be the nursing professionals with social care, international vision and commitment.

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Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Nurses Medicine & Life Sciences
HIV Medicine & Life Sciences
Nursing Medicine & Life Sciences
Child Abuse Medicine & Life Sciences
Depression Medicine & Life Sciences
Caregivers Medicine & Life Sciences
Quality of Life Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 1995 2021

Research Output 1990 2020

High smoking prevalence among HIV-positive individuals: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Lindayani, L., Yeh, C. Y., Ko, W. C. & Ko, N. Y., 2020 Jan 2, In : Journal of Substance Use. 25, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Cross-Sectional Studies

Music, heart rate variability, and symptom clusters: a comparative study

Chen, S. C., Yeh, M. L., Chang, H. J. & Lin, M. F., 2020 Jan 1, In : Supportive Care in Cancer. 28, 1, p. 351-360 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Rate
Breast Neoplasms
Control Groups
Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy
Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Longitudinal Studies
Cohort Studies

Student theses


Author: 靜如, 李., 2017 Aug 22

Supervisor: Feng, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

An Exploration of Sexuality and Related Factors among Breast Cancer Survivors in Indonesia

Author: 安妮, 杜., 2018 Sep 1

Supervisor: Fang, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis