HKUMed UG Prospectus 2022

As a competent nurse, to heal up a patient’s wound is not only done by your skillful hands, but also with your empathetic heart. Programme Structure The BNurs curriculum includes various courses in each year with an aim to prepare students to be capable of working in different settings as nursing professionals. The main areas covered are Nursing Core Courses, Nursing of Specialised Populations, Theoretical Foundations for Nursing Practice, Foundations in Nursing Research, Nursing Electives, Nursing Practica, Life Sciences, Clinical Pharmacology and Behavioural Sciences. This curriculum structure allows maximum longitudinal and lateral correlations between courses. There are a total of 44 courses running throughout five years. Among these courses, 26 belong to core courses and seven are practicum courses which aim at preparing students to become competent practitioners. The programme also includes one Life Enrichment Learning Course, one nursing elective course, three language courses and six Common Core courses. Altogether they constitute 303 credits in the entire curriculum. Mr Benney Wong Lecturer, School of Nursing 3