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  1. 'Change law to avoid another nurse fiasco'

    Posted Apr 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong The decades-old Nursing Registration Ordinance should be amended to enable the Nursing Council to reject applications for accreditation of nursing programmes from nongazetted schools, a legislator said yesterday. The suggestion, from health-care sector lawmaker Joseph Lee Kok-long, came after 140 nursing students failed to gain accreditation because the course ...

  2. Legco panel eyes associate degree woes

    Posted Apr 15th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Lai Ying-kit The Legislative Council's education panel will hold a special meeting on April 28 to investigate the failure of an associate degree course in nursing to gain professional accreditation. The recent controversy over the Institute of Technology's nursing course has renewed concern over the quality of associate degree programmes on offer and the lack of an effective ...

  3. Patience and determination just what a setback orders

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... the placement.' Both students said they knew their course had not been accredited when they enrolled but they had put their faith in institute assurances that it would refine the course to meet ... inspected the school in February. On Wednesday, the institute formally announced that the council had rejected an application for accreditation of the nursing programme, Ms Leung said. 'I ...

  4. Nursing course withdrawn

    Posted Jan 19th 2008, 12:00am by Geoffrey Maslen

    ... Geoffrey Maslen A private college in Brisbane offering nursing courses to foreign and Australian students has had its accreditation to teach the course withdrawn. Students who had each ... they would have to study externally through an Adelaide-based institution. Only 100 of 490 who paid the initial Shafston fee have had the money refunded. Accreditation to teach nursing at Shafston ...

  5. To make the grade

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in various disciplines. The programme is accredited by the Nursing Council of Hong Kong and graduates are eligible to apply to become registered nurses. Students graduating from the degree programme, ...

  6. Associate degree flaws need to be tackled

    Posted Apr 04th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and register. For this reason, the Nursing Council of Hong Kong's decision not to accredit a higher education course on the grounds that what was being taught did not meet its requirements should ... But the matter does not seem so clear cut, with the institute contending that only by starting the course could it get accreditation- an assertion the council affirmed. Wherever fault lies, the associate ...

  7. Medical academy head warns on effect of reforms

    Posted Jan 06th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... set up in 1993, is the top training and accreditation body for specialists in Hong Kong. Professor Liang, who is head of haematology and oncology at the University of Hong Kong, said the ratio ... The Academy of Medicine is the top accreditation body for specialists in the city The number of specialities it teaches is: 60 ...

  8. Less rigid approach required on nursing

    Posted Jul 06th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to give nurses more incentive to stay in the public system instead going to private hospitals or overseas. The authorities should also look at the role of the recruitment and accreditation system ...

  9. Nursing trainees thrown a lifeline

    Posted Apr 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... enrolled nurses,' she said. The institute would not enrol new students until it was accredited. ...

  10. HKU head backs new places for top-ups

    Posted Apr 09th 2008, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... principle' to provide further training to help them get registered. The Nursing Council last week refused to accredit the institute's three-year associate degree in nursing, meaning ...




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