Course Information

For those who are interested to enroll professional course, the subcategories listed below may provide further information.

 

Fellowship Program:

Structure and of the Fellowship Program accredited by the Hong Kong Academy of Nusring.

 

Advanced Diploma in Nursing Leadership and Health Care Management Programme:

To facilitate Candidates to fulfill the specialty core of the Fellowship Program, a Nursing Leadership and Health Care Management Programme is designed to help achieve the Fellowship.

 

Professional Training

The College will organize different CNE activities for fellows and whom may interested to participate.

Advanced Diploma in Nursing Leadership and Health Care Management

Introduction

As nurses move upward in organizations, the decision making, the problem solving, and the project management become increasingly complex and multi-functional. Comprehensive management training is required for the potential nurse leaders in order to equip them with knowledge and skills as well as experience sharing, which required for performing their leadership and management role at work. 

Nursing Leadership and Health Care Management Programme is specifically designed to equip nurse leaders who can make informed, strategic decisions regarding all aspects of health care management, including effective delivery of high-quality care, survives consolidation, escalating costs, disproportionate access to health care, effective health information technology, and ever-increasing regulation.  

 

Application Deadline: 7 December 2019 (Saturday)

 

 

 


 

  • Global Perspective on Healthcare Management in relation to Nursing Management

    Taking an international and comparative approach, this module introduces different types of health system and attempts to respond the issue of which approaches to designing and improving health systems are most likely to have a better performance. It enables the students to understand and critically evaluate health care systems in terms of their main structures, financing, delivery of health care, the role of the government and other dimensions. 

    The module will also consider and critically assess the performance of different health systems and discuss various strategies in response to health needs. Local health care systems (public and private) and crucial issues will be discussed in evidence-based approach.

  • Organizational Development and Strategic Management

    This module enhances student’s understanding of Organizational Development concepts in enhancing their management in an organization, which includes:
    • Organization development theories: the Fifth Disciplines
    • Different models of organizational structures and how they affect policy making
    • "What” and “Why” to strategic management
    • Concepts of Blue Ocean Strategies


  • Operations Management

    Bottlenecks, backlog, ageing, queuing, medical incidents, hospitals everywhere face the same business challenges. These problems impede improvement, exhaust resources, and compromise customer satisfaction.

    This module provides insight into the major requirements to be met in the service design, planning, operation and control of hospitals and health services, and develop a numerate approach to the challenge and practice of health management.
    • Qualitative approach on decision making
    • Quantitative approach on decision making
    • Project management and scheduling
    • Service planning and commissioning
    • Crisis Management
    • Better client relationship


  • Human Resources Management

    This module enhances students’ understanding of, and ability to manage, the human aspects of the health care services. The module focuses on key issues associated with leading and managing health care organisations, and explores more practical aspects of human resources management.
    • The role, function and trend of human resources 
    • Manpower planning 
    • Law and practice relating to employment 
    • Recruitment and selection 
    • Performance management 
    • Training and Development


  • Health Economic and Financial Management

    The purpose of this course is to provide an overview and discussion of important sources of health economics information, and aim to introduce students to key knowledge and skills pertaining to Public Financial Management:
    • Describes the scope of health economics and its key information resources
    • Highlights the sources and characteristics of health care financing information
    • Outlines issues relating to the quality of health economic evaluation studies
    • Background information of Hospital Authority
    • Overview on hospital’s Annual and Budget Planning
    • Budget Management in public hospitals
    • Budget Control and Monitoring
    • Financial Performance Reporting


  • Quality and Patient Safety

    This module aims to equip students at advanced practice level with contemporary knowledge and skills in health care quality, risk management and patient safety. It includes:
    • Overview on health care quality
    • Relations between patient safety, risk and quality
    • Human Factors Framework 
      • Understanding adverse events
      • Human Factor skills and patient safety
    • Complaint management
    • Strategies for quality and safety improvement
    • Impact of hospital accreditation and magnet hospital


  • Information Management, Legal and Ethical Implications in Health

    The module is structured to help advance the understanding on information management, ethical & legal aspects in health care and the application on health care organization. 

    The module emphasizes quality healthcare data as the foundation for organizational information and knowledge management systems. It also appraises critically the complexity of ethical and legal requirements for healthcare professionals in practice situations, express their ideas coherently and critically on the ethical and legal issues in practice contexts, recognize the moral and legal obligations in the context of professional practice, and communicate their comprehension on the principles of bioethics and law and how they can be applied in specific healthcare situations. 

    The module will prepare the students to:
    • Improve the strategic use and management of information resources, such as, big data analysis
    • Develop policies to maximize the benefits resulting from the widespread use of these technologies
    • Increase the productivity and creativity of knowledge workers, managers, and executives who work with information resources, such as, Mobile solution, Apps application
    • Evaluate, plan, and deploy the effective use of information and communication technologies
    • Ethical Aspect in health care
    • Principles of law and its relevance to health care

 

  • Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) and Management

    The module would let students able to appreciate the application of Evidence-based Practice for improvement of patient care and drive the use of Evidence-based Practice in work place. This module enhances students’ 
    • basic concepts of EBP 
    • how to ask a practice question 
    • process and model of EBP 
    • value of EBP in quality and safety management 
    • strategies to promote EBP



  • Nursing Leadership in Health Care

    The module would let students able to understand the leader’s role in managing change, identify the important elements in promoting creativity and innovation, master the skills in improving motivation, creativity and innovation, health leader’s role in managing change, important elements in creativity and innovation, and putting creativity and innovation into health care practice.



  • Managing Change and Innovation

    The module would let students able to understand the quality and behavior of a nurse leader, master the latest in nursing leadership skills and know how to inspire, motivate people and create incentive, which includes:
    • Develop nursing leadership in health care
    • Leading through people
    • Motivate self and motivate people
    • Skills in nursing leadership - coaching 

 

 


 

The programme contains 167 learning hours. Students are required to complete at least 80% attendance. Students are assessed by a combination of coursework and an individual project.  An advanced diploma will be awarded upon completion of the programme with fulfillment of required assessment.

 

 


 

As the Programme is in Post-graduate Qualification Level, students should have completed a recognized bachelor degree, at least 5 years Registered Nurse experience is a MUST, and fulfill the entry assessment of the programme.

  


College may arrange any learning activities outside the classroom to enrich the managerial experiences of students.

Remarks: The above dates may be subject to change.

  


 

Programme Director

Ms Samantha Yuen Chun CHONG

MEd, MSc (Health Care Management), MCS (Counselling), BHSc (Nursing), RM, RN, FHKAN (Education & Research – Education), FHKAN (Nursing & Health Care Management), FHKCHSE, FACHSM, AFHKPCA


President, HK College of Nursing and Health Care Management

 

Honorary Programme Director

Dr. Wai Kwong POON

RN, Dip. GN, Cert. IC, EDip.LNC, FCHSE FHKAN, CEN, CIC, MBA, MA, PhD, ABLS, ACLS, BCLS, PALS, ITLS Provider & Instructor

 

Honorary Programme Director, Hong Kong College of Nursing and Health Care Management

  

Summary of Training Activities by HKCNHCM

Upcoming 2019

Date Topic  Organized by Speaker(s) Venue Time Fee
6 Jul - 31 Aug 19 Course on Humanity & Actualization of Meaning (CNE 24) HKCNHCM Prof Tao Kwok Cheung, Dr Vincent Tse & Ms Eva Liu QEH 15:00 - 18:00 Fellow/Alumni: $800
Others:$1,000
4-8 Sep 19 Beijing International Nursing Congress cum Hosptial Visit - 110th Anniversary of Chinese Nursing Association & Belt and Road internation Nursing Congress Hong Kong Academy of Nursing Local & Overseas Speakers Beijing China    

 

 

Past Activities 

Date Topic & Speaker (CNE point) Organized by Venue
22-24 Jun 19 Clinical Leadership & Advanced Practice in Oncology Nursing Symposium (CNE Pending) HKCNHCM, HK Baptist Hospital HK Baptist Hospital
July 4, 19 Development of Healthcare Leadership in Greater Bay Area Clifford Hosptial, HKCHSE, HKCNHCM Cliffford Hospital
13 May 19 Understanding Clinical Excellence in the Context of Healthcare Quality & Safety Strategy by Prof Carrie MARR (CNE 1) HKCNHCM, HKCHSE & Bamboo Bamboo
25 April 9 3D Wound Management Application for Quality Care by Ms Lilian NG (CNE 1.5) HKCNHCM & HK College of  Surgical Nursing PMH
22-Mar-19 Introduction on JCI & Pathway Accreditation by Dr Thmas KOZLOWSKI (CNE 1) HKCNHCM & HKCHSE PolyU Staff Club
04-Mar-19 The Creation of a Dementia-friendly Community in Singapore by Dr Sabrina LUK (CNE 2) HKCNHCM, HKCCHP & HKCHSE PolyU Hung Hom Bay 
23 Feb-19
Oct 2019
Advanced Diploma in Nursing Leadership & Health Care Management Program 2019  HKCNHCM Caritas Institute of Higher Education
14 Jan 19 CPCE Health Conference 2019-Towards a More Humanistic, Holistic & Integrated Model of Care (CNE 6) HKCNHCM, HKCCHP & HKCHSE PolyU Hung Hom Bay 
23 Feb - Oct 19 Advanced Diploma in Nursing Leadership & Health Care Management Programme 2019 Cohort (111 CNE) HKCNHCM Caritas Institute of Higher Education
4 Mar 19 Seminar: The Creation of a Dementia-friendly Community in Singapore (2 CNE) HKCNHCM, HKCCHP, HKCHSE PolyU Hung Hom Bay 
22 Mar 19 Seminar: Introduction on JCI & Pathway Accreditation (I CNE) HKCNHCM & HKCHSE PolyU Staff Club
25 Apr 19 3D Wound Management Application for Quality Care (1.5 CNE) HKCNHCM & College of Surgical Nursing  PMH
May 13, 19 Understanding Clinical Excellence in the Context of Healthcare Quality & Safety Strategy (1 CNE) HKCNHCM, HKCHSE & Bamboo Bamboo
12 Dec 18 Price Regulations of Generics & Drug Shortages (2 CNE) Centre for Ageing & Healthcare Mgt Research HK Polytechnic University
09-Dec-18 Reform & Development Trend of Medical System in the Great Era (2 CNE) HKCNHCM Shenzhen 2nd People's Hospital

 

 

 

Fellowship Program

As nurses move upward in organizations, the decision making, the problem solving, and the project management become increasingly complex and multifunctional. Comprehensive management training is required for the potential nurse leaders in order to equip them with knowledge and skills as well as experience sharing, which required for performing their leadership and management role at work. 

Target Participants

The target participants are those who have passed our fellowship program assessment and are already eligible for Fellow enrollment in the forthcoming terms.

 


The curriculum and syllabus of the training program is divided into three cores of study containing a total of 500 hours of Academic Experience. Program participants also need to fulfill 500 hours of Clinical Experience requirements, if they want to be recommended by the College to HKAN for consideration of grating Fellow Membership.

Academic Experience

 

Generic Core

(167 hours)

Advanced Practice Core

(167 hours)

Specialty Core

(167 hours)

Structure courses at post-graduate level

(60-100%)

  • Research
  • Healthcare policy
  • Healthcare system organization
  • Healthcare financing
  • Ethics
  • Professional role development
  • Theoretical function of nursing practice
  • Human diversity and social issues
  • Health promotion and disease prevention
  • Advanced health assessment
  • Evidence-based practice
  • Clinical teaching and research
  • Team collaboration and communication
  • Healthcare services organization structure, coordination and design
  • Performance management
  • Project Management

  • Global perspective on healthcare management in relation to nursing management
  • Organizational development and strategic management
  • Operations management
  • Human resources management
  • Health economics and financial management
  • Quality and patient safety
  • Information management, legal & ethical implications in health
  • Evidence-based practice (EBP) and management
  • Nursing leadership in health care
  • Managing change and innovation

Structured courses provided by Specialty Course Providers

(0-40%)

 

Clinical Experience

 The Program required candidates to accomplish 500 clinical hours within a 4 years’ time span, which has 50% under supervision and 50%in work placement situations, with a full record on the Clinical Logbook being kept for the learning. The participant should be able to:

1.      Identify a real clinical situation or management problem

2.      Formulate a diverse problem-solving team

3.      Discuss and have reflection

4.      Convert the discussion into action to tackle situation or problem

5.      Commit to learning in problem solving process 

 


 

Nursing and Health Care Management Program is specifically designed to equip nurse leaders who can make informed, strategic decisions regarding all aspects of health care management, including effective delivery of high-quality care, survives consolidation, escalating costs, disproportionate access to health care, effective health information technology, and ever-increasing regulation. A Nursing Leadership and Health Care Management Programme is designed to help achieve Specialty Core.

 


Candidatesare required to fulfill the following graduate requirements:

 

Multiple Choice Question Assessment

  • The examination consists of 150 MCQ
  • The length of examination time is 3 hours
  • The passing mark is 70%

 

Evidence-based Management Project

  • The words limit of the project report is around 15,000 words;
  • The nature of the project can be case study, article critique, and project implementation report or service model development with evidences and literature review.
  • The size of the project will depend on the design and objectives of the project, which has to be focused on management and involved at least ward level or equivalent.

 

Viva Assessment

  • Candidates are required to go through a Viva assessment for being nominated to the Fellowship Application of the HKAN.

 

Candidates will be awarded by following institutes after completion of the whole Fellowship Program:

 

The Hong Kong Academy of Nursing

  • Diploma of Fellowship in Nursing and Health Care Management

 

Hong Kong College of Nursing and Health Care Management

  •  Advanced Diploma in Nursing Leadership and Health Care Management

 

 

 

* The details of the training programme will be announced soon.