A legal nurse consultant (lnc) is a registered nurse who uses expertise as a health care provider and specialized training to consult on medical-related legal cases lncs assist attorneys in reading medical records and understanding medical terminology and healthcare issues to achieve the best results for their clients [1. 1 judith m parker, martha n hill, a review of advanced practice nursing in the united states, canada, australia and hong kong special administrative region (sar), china, international journal of nursing sciences, 2017, 4, 2, 196crossref. Health facts of hong kong type of professional 2018 edition population and vital statistics for 2017 pha land area (sq km) 1 1064 mid-year population ('000) 7 3917.
Mental health services in hong kong: history, modern development, and issues wai-kwong mak the chinese university of hong kong school of education. Join 24th global conference on nursing education, nursing care and registered nurse and connect with world renowned speakers in the field of nursing and health care participants from hong kong, japan, asia, europe, usa and middle east will join international nursing conferences 2018, meetings, events and congress in 2018. Issues of end of life care in long term care settings in hong kong dr edward mf leung in long term care settings (20% in uk), and nursing care for.
Hong kong's nearly 7 million people's health is, like in other places, threatened by a shortage of skilled and experienced nurses hong kong's three major university-based nursing programs, if they can work together creatively, have the potential to avert a decline in quality of healthcare in hong kong and advance nursing at the same time. The national advisory council on nurse education and practice (nacnep) advises the secretary of the us department of health and human services and the us congress on policy issues related to programs authorized by title viii of the us public health service act. Nursing issues in hong kong steven l baumann, rn phd associate professor, hunter college of the city university of new york, new york changes in nursing in hong kong over the past decade have had more to do with the changes in the world and the region's economy and population than the changes instituted by the republic of china. The phkan aims to establish the hong kong academy of nursing as a statutory body to regulate the nursing profession and enhance excellence in nursing service and health care in hong kong through promotion of specialist nursing education and practices.
Complaint and disciplinary issues gazetted order made by the nursing council of hong kong disciplinary inquiry of the nursing council judgment and sentencing. Hong kong returned to the sovereignty of the people's republic of china in july 1997 in the past, hong kong has been greatly influenced by the british system of nurses' training, which was very different from that in mainland china as hong kong is now a part of china again, there is an. An acute shortage of nurses and lack of career prospects is taking its toll on nurses and threatening the quality of care in hong kong public hospitals, says a nursing union. Changes in nursing in hong kong over the past decade have had more to do with the changes in the world and the region's economy and population than the changes instituted by the republic of china.
Issues and challenges in nursing education the regulation of japanese nurses takes place under the post-war legislation, the public health nurse, midwife and nurse law of 1948, which is long overdue for major revision. The nethersole school of nursing the chinese university of hong kong issues - many community nursing problems relate ebp and community health nursing 4. Complaint and disciplinary issues starting from 2016, the written judgments and sentencing of disciplinary inquiries for the established cases relating to unprofessional conduct of nurses will be uploaded onto the website of the council. Hku nursing was established in 1995 hku nursing nurtures nursing leaders with an international outlook - our exchange opportunities with renowned universities worldwide equip students with valuable experiences in different nursing care settings.
Chairman, hong kong bioethics right to refuse medical treatment by a mentally competent burden of care issues, even though these should. In 1990, nursing education in hong kong started to move away from hospital-based diploma programmes to university degree level education in may 2002, there were 32,000 nurses, including registered nurses and enrolled nurses, holding practicing certificates issued by the nursing council of hong kong. Nursing in hong kong: issues and challenges david r thompson, rn phd professor of nursing and director, the nethersole school of nursing, the chinese university of hong kong, hong kong, china.