Teaching & Learning

The programme master plan (see Table 3) lists out the credit and hours of each subject, the clinical study hours and the teaching method used.
 
Table 3  Subjects, Credit and Contact Hours

Subject Title
Semester
Credit
Lecture
Seminar/
Tutorial
Self-Study
Lab./
Lab. Work
Clinical Study
(Hours)
Theoretical
Hours
First Year
BSN111: English I
1
2
 
30
 
 
 
30
BSN112: 中文 [Chinese]
1
3
 
45
 
 
 
45
BSN113: Psychology
1
3
30
15
 
 
 
45
BSN115: Fundamentals of Nursing I
1
4
30
15
 
15
 
60
BSN116: Human Biology I- Anatomy
1
3
20
5
5
15
 
45
BSN117: Human Biology II- Physiology, Biochemistry
1
4
35
10
 
15
 
60
Semester 1 Subtotal
 
19
115
120
5
45
 
285
BSN121: Sociology
2
3
30
15
 
 
 
45
BSN122: Health Assessment
2
3
20
5
 
20
 
45
BSN123: Pharmacology
2
2
26
4
 
 
 
30
BSN124: Pathophysiology
2
3
20
20
5
 
 
45
BSN125: Microbiology- Immunology
2
3
30
9
 
6
 
45
BSN126: Fundamentals of Nursing II
2
3
10
10
 
25
 
45
BSN128: English II
2
2
 
30
 
 
 
30
BSN127: Preliminary Clinical Study
2
2
 
 
 
 
80
 
Semester 2 Subtotal
 
19/2
136
93
5
51
80
285
Second Year
BSN231: Childbearing & Family Health Nursing
3
3
29
10
 
6
 
45
BSN242: Child & Adolescent Health Nursing
3
3
30
15
 
 
 
45
BSN238: English III
3
2
 
30
 
 
 
30
BSN233: Introduction to Nursing Research
3
2
18
12
 
 
 
30
BSN234: Clinical Study I
3
3
 
 
 
 
160
 
Semester 1 Subtotal
 
13/3
77
67
 
6
160
150
BSN251: Adult Nursing I – Maintenance of Oxygenation
4
4
40
10
 
10
 
60
BSN252: Adult Nursing II – Mobility and Rest
4
2
20
10
 
 
 
30
BSN243: Ethical & Legal Aspects of Nursing
4
3
28
10
 
7
 
45
BSN245: Clinical Study II
4
3
 
 
 
 
160
 
Semester 2 Subtotal
 
9/3
88
30
 
17
160
135
Third Year
BSN356: Adult Nursing III – Nutrition and Metabolism
5
2
24
4
 
2
 
30
BSN357: Adult Nursing IV – Elimination and Sexuality
5
2
20
10
 
 
 
30
BSN358: Adult Nursing V – Sensation and Perception
5
2
18
9
 
3
 
30
BSN471: Nursing Management
5
3
30
15
 
 
 
45
BSN353: Clinical Study III
5
3
 
 
 
 
160
 
Semester 1 Subtotal
 
9/3
92
38
 
5
160
135
BSN361: Community Health Nursing
6
3
25
15
 
5
 
45
BSN362: Mental Health Nursing
6
3
25
15
 
5
 
45
BSN352: Gerontological Nursing
6
3
26
15
 
4
 
45
BSN364: Clinical Study IV
6
6
 
 
 
 
320
 
Semester 2 Subtotal
 
9/6
76
45
 
14
320
135
Fourth Year
BSN472: Clinical Study V
7~8
23
 
 
 
 
960
 
Subtotal
 
23
 
 
 
 
960
 
Total
 
75/40
584
393
10
138
1840
1125
Elective Subjects
BSN239: Health Education and Promotion
3~4
2
15
15
 
 
 
30
BSN363: Traditional Chinese Medicine & Nursing
3~6
3
25
15
 
5
 
45
 BSN501: Philosophy
5~6
3
30
15
 
 
 
45
 BSN502: Epidemiology
3~6
2
24
6
 
 
 
30
 BSN503: Nursing Theory
5~8
2
21
9
 
 
 
30
BSN504: Professional Issues in Nursing
5~8
2
15
15
 
 
 
30
BSN505: Clinical Reasionng and Decision Making
5~6
2
15
15
 
 
 
30
BSN508: Health Statistics
3~6
2
24
 
 
6
 
30
BSN509: Exchange Clinical Study
(40 Hours)
6~8
1
 
 
 
40
 
 
BSN509: Exchange Clinical Study
(80 Hours)
6~8
2
 
 
 
80
 
 
BSN510: Professional/Academic Seminars 
(4 Sessions)
3~8
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
BSN510: Professional/Academic Seminars
(8 Sessions)
3~8
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 BSN511: English IV
5~6
2
 
30
 
 
 
30
BSN512: Service Related Student Activity
(50 Hours)
2~8
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
BSN512: Service Related Student Activity
(90 Hours)
2~8
2
 
 
 
 
 
 
 BSN513: Hospice and Palliative Care
5~8
2
20
10
 
 
 
30
 BSN514: Life and Death Education
5~8
2
20
10
 
 
 
30
Remark: 15 student contact hours equivalent to 1 credit
Contact hour ratio is calculated as follows:

= Lecture
1
:
:
Seminar
1
:
:
Tutorial/Self-directed learning
1
:
:
Laboratory/Visit
1.5
:
:
Clinical study
3
Student Assignment Hour
The student assignment hour includes extracurricular assignment and reading. The ratio of student class hour and assignment hour is approximately 1:2.