›› 2013, Vol. 33 ›› Issue (5): 529-.doi: 10.3969/j.issn.1674-8115.2013.05.001

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Development and prospects of nursing education in China

ZHANG Ya-qing   

  1. School of Nursing, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200025, China
  • Online:2013-05-28 Published:2013-05-28


In recent years, the nursing education in China has been developing rapidly and getting mature, which has made great progress in scale and quality. However, the nursing education in future should be developed on be basis of social requirements. Some of these strategies include adjusting and optimizing the nursing education level and structure, defining and clarifying the objectives of different levels of nursing education, strengthening the quality of nursing teaching. These strategies aim to improve the school operation and the quality of nursing education and promote the sustainable development of nursing in China. The current situation, achievements and existing prominent problems of nursing education in China are introduced in this paper, and the future development is prospected.

Key words: nursing, education, quality, development