School of Nursing of Zhengzhou Sias University, which is seated in Xinzheng City, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, the hometown of the Emperor, the ancestor of Chinese humanities, is located in the Hammond Building in the northeastern part of Zhengzhou Sias University, adjacent to the peaceful and elegant Chinese garden. The influence of thousands of years of culture accumulation and the open mind of international education together gave birth to the deep ideological pursuit and the new style of academic pursuit in School of Nursing of Zhengzhou Sias University.
School of Nursing of Zhengzhou Sias University was established in 2008. Its predecessor was School of Nursing of Sias International University of Zhengzhou University. Sias International University of Zhengzhou University was a Sino-foreign cooperatively-run school invested by Sias Group Corporation, cooperated with Zhengzhou University and Fort Hays State University in Kansas, USA. It is the first full-time undergraduate university in Henan Province approved by the Academic Degree Committee of the State Council to implement a cooperative program for bachelor's degree study abroad. It is the first batch of qualified universities evaluated by the Ministry of Education. In 2018, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, Sias University was established as an independent private general undergraduate university. School of Nursing of Sias International University of Zhengzhou University was renamed as School of Nursing of Zhengzhou Sias University. At present, the university is the executive director unit of the Nursing Education Branch of the Chinese Association of Higher Medical Education and the member unit of the Chinese Association of Higher Education across Taiwan Straits. Nursing is a key specialty and discipline at school level. The teaching team of foreign-related clinical nursing and the innovation team of health literacy and health promotion research are the scientific research and teaching team at school level.
School of Nursing set up teaching and research office of basic medicine, teaching and research office of basic nursing, teaching and research office of clinical nursing, Teaching and research office of nursing humanities and nursing laboratory center. The nursing laboratory center of nursing science is demonstration center of experimental teaching of Zhengzhou Sias University. The laboratory center has established a lot of standardized practice rooms, including morphology laboratory, Physiology Functional laboratory, basic nursing training room, health assessment training room, medical nursing training room, surgical nursing training room, emergency and critical care nursing training room, obstetrics and gynecology nursing training room, pediatric nursing training room, rehabilitation room, physical training room, etc., with an area of more than 5000 square meters. There are 13 tertiary first-class hospitals such as the First Affiliated Hospital of Zhengzhou University, the People's Hospital of Henan Province, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-sen University, Zhengzhou Psychiatric Hospital and two community health service centers in Xinzheng for students' internship, which fully meet the needs of clinical teaching.
School of Nursing has a dedicated, professional faculty team, either full-time or part-time. On top of that, foreign teachers are also employed. By now, there are more than 60 teachers (full-time and part-time) and 2 foreign teachers. Among the full-time teachers, the ones with senior professional titles account for 36%, master's degree or above holders account for 76%, double-qualified teachers account for 62% and 32% are with international education background. School of Nursing emphasizes on scientific research and transformation of education. In recent years, three bilingual courses, two top-quality courses and five online open courses at the school level have been established. So far, School of Nursing has won two second-class prizes in the Henan Education System Teaching Skills Competition, more than six third-class prizes in provincial teaching achievements, five national invention patents and national utility model patents in total.
Adhering to the concept of "combining Chinese and Western" and the aim of training internationalized nursing talents with "proficient English, updated knowledge, strong skills and broad vision", School of Nursing will become a distinctive "foreign-related" training base for nursing talents and train practical nursing professionals with all-round development, practical ability, innovative spirit and ability to engage in foreign affairs. Nursing from Zhengzhou Sias University will become a regional, national and international-oriented specialty and lead among the same kind of universities in Henan province with certain influence locally and internationally. Graduates are highly praised by employers for their new ideas, solid business foundation, strong practical and communication skills, and high English proficiency. In the past five years, there have been more than 1,000 nursing undergraduate-course graduates with an employment rate of over 99%. Moreover, there have been more than 500 college graduates with an employment rate of over 98%. Over 99% of undergraduates have passed the qualification examination for nurses.
School of Nursing of Zhengzhou Sias University deepens foreign exchanges and cooperation to improve the internationalization of education. Inter-university relations have been established with Daegu Health University of Korea, Pacific University of Hawaii, Persian Maus University of the United Kingdom, Korean Medical University of Korea and Angeles University of the Philippines, among which undergraduate "3+1" projects for student exchange have been established with Daegu Health University of Korea. School of Nursing will further expand international exchange channels, actively introduce high-quality educational resources locally and internationally, and carry out research with well-known nursing schools and research institutions locally and internationally to build disciplines and specialties cooperatively. Communication between teachers and students is promoted for feedbacks and improvements.
Time flies, yet the journey is long. Looking forward to the future, School of Nursing has a long way to go with great responsibility. With full enthusiasm and the spirit of striving only for the day and night, all the teachers and students of School of Nursing of Zhengzhou Sias University are making great strides towards the construction of a nursing school with high standard.
School of Nursing (Hammond Hall)
School of Nursing (Hammond Hall)
School of Nursing (Lobby)
Laboratory Center——Nurse Station
Laboratory Center——Standardized Simulation Ward
Laboratory Center——Intensive Care Unit
Laboratory Center——Cardiopulmonary assessment
Laboratory Center——Simulated Operation Room
Laboratory Center——Demonstration Room
Reclaim the oath
Basic Medical Experiment
Basic nursing training
Hat giving ceremony on International Nurses Day
Photograph with the first batch of graduates