KWNC Co-organizes “Problem Solving for Better Health” Workshop to Cultivate Students’ Scientific Research Capability

(2018-04-24)
  • The 45th Problem Solving for Better Health (PSBH) Workshop

  • Group Discussion

  • Professor Zhu Mingxia

  • Assistant Professor Ng Wai I

  • Assistant Professor Wong Choi Peng

  • The award of certificates upon completion of the workshop

  • The 44th PSBH Follow-up Workshop

In order to raise the concerns about public health among nursing students and to inspire them to enthusiastically take part in and contribute to social services, Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau (KWNC) continues co-organizing with Dreyfus Health Foundation of the United States the "45th Problem Solving for Better Health (PSBH) Workshop" and the "44th PSBH Follow-up Workshop" which took place on 19 to 20 April this year. It is expected that through the workshops, students can get familiar with different problem solving methods and design relevant solution plans according to different target population and resources.

At present, Dreyfus Health Foundation of the United States has been running the PSBH Workshop series in more than 30 countries around the world and KWNC has been implementing this workshop since 2003. Over the years, 173 projects are accomplished by the College, which have served more than 2,069 people.

The 45th PSBH Workshop took place on 19 to 20 April at Mong Ha Campus, where 60 Year 3 students and 4 exchange students from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine were present. Professor Zhu Mingxia, Assistant Professor Ng Wai I and Assistant Professor Wong Choi Peng presented on the three main steps of PSBH. Students had group discussion and presentations under five teachers' guidance in which 64 projects were formed. Besides, two awards namely "Award for Creative Question" and "Award for Creative Health Promotion Plan" have been bestowed to encourage students' creative thinking this year.

In addition to the above, the 44th PSBH Follow-up Workshop took place on 20 April at Main Campus Lecture Theatre where Year 4 students presented to the audience their project findings.

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