Introduction of College of Health Sciences, Guangzhou Medical University
College of Health Sciences, Guangzhou Medical University has a long history of running schools, which can be traced back to 1902. At present, there are in-service staff of more than 300, over 3500 full-time students learning for associate degree and over 3600 part-time students learning for higher education. The nine programs offered in the college include: nursing, midwifery, clinical medicine, pharmaceutical science, stomatology, medical laboratory technology, medical imaging technology, rehabilitation treatment technology, and acupuncture and massage, among which nursing program is the provincial model constructive program and clinical medicine belongs to the municipal model program, while pharmaceutical science, stomatology and medical laboratory technology are the municipal model constructive program. The college is outfitted with kinds of training centers and bases to meet the training needs for courses of nursing, pharmaceutical science, medical technology, clinical medicine, basic medicine, public fundamental, stomatology, acupuncture and massage, and rehabilitation treatment technology. Besides, there are up to 120 clinical practice bases out of the college. The Nursing Skill Training Center in the college has been named Guangdong and Guangzhou Practice Base for Higher Vocational Education. With those advanced skill training centers and bases, the students have good command of their skills which can be proved by their good performances in the variety of competitions held at the national, provincial and municipal levels. The students also stand out in the kinds of licensing examinations and in the employment market compared with other similar institutions.