- To develop a deep understanding of others as well as moral values. To cultivate compassionate hearts which can share other’s pleasures, sadness, and sufferings.
- To find the needs and solutions for each person through basic scientific knowledge and nursing techniques so that all patients, regardless of their kind or level of illness, receive the best professional care possible.
- To cultivate cognitive abilities in broad areas and perspectives in topics related to nursing, society and culture, and nature in general as it relates to our ever changing political and environmental surroundings.
- To instill the professional pride and responsibility that is required from all nurses as well as to explore further possibilities in the nursing profession, and to develop interdisciplinary coordination in collaboration with other health care professionals.
Based on our institution’s educational philosophy and goals, we are seeking applicants satisfying the following qualifications:
- Individuals who are conscious of health and lifestyle and are prepared to live independently
- Individuals who have a positive attitude toward interpersonal communication and are willing to listen to others as well as logically express their own ideas and opinions
- Individuals who are appreciative of others, have trust in themselves and others, and have a desire to grow together
- Individuals who have curiosity about the unknown, and the flexibility to accept change and adapt
- Individuals who possess sufficient fundamental academic skills and a positive attitude toward learning independently
Our curriculum, based upon the nursing theory of Florence Nightingale, pursuing learning and practice for the health of all people, is designed to foster nurses who value life, improve patients’ vital power, reach others’ hearts, and assist in patients’ self-care and independence. It is our goal to nurture a scientific perspective while cultivating an understanding of nursing science in addition to practical skills through personal experience, as offered in the following:
- General Education Courses encompassing the natural, social, and cultural environment for the purpose of cultivating a better comprehensive understanding of the world, a broad enrichment of individual humanity, and the judgment to respond when necessary
- Basic Professional Educational Courses to consider in detail the human body, mind, and social relationships, as well as gain a better understanding of internal anatomy
- Professional Educational Courses to comprehend both nursing subjects as an individual leading his/her own lifestyle as a family member in the community, and nursing expertise as part of the local healthcare network
- Clinical Nursing Practice and Integrated Courses for continued development based on the given curriculum by means of practical experience interacting directly with others at the conclusion of each educational stage and monitoring personal growth through self-evaluation
- Interactive classes encouraging students to self-evaluate according to shared achievement goals, supplementing interactive classes of small group work with multimedia, and a system of ‘self-study, group-study, tutorial, and self-evaluation’ with cross-course/area coordination in Professional Educational Courses for the purpose of encouraging students’ active learning and offering individualized tutorials, as well as opportunities for study abroad and intercultural awareness and understanding
In compliance with the university’s educational goals, graduates pursuing the nursing profession are expected to demonstrate the following:
- A strong sense of sympathy and ethics; an acute sensitivity to share others’ joy and sadness, pain and hardship; and the ability to warmly offer one’s assistance
- The expertise and technique for working with various health conditions, the ability to distinguish individual nursing needs, and the fundamental skills for evidence-based practice
- A comprehensive consideration of the surrounding natural, social, and cultural world; the ability to independently and creatively deal with social changes as well as developments in science and technology
- A feeling of pride and responsibility in the profession, a pursuit of the role of nursing, and the ability to coordinate with other medical and healthcare professionals