Introduction

Background

Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing (HKCPN) Ltd. (香港兒科護理學院) was incorporated in Hong Kong on 6 January 2012 under the Company Ordinance and is now in the process of applying to become Academy College under the Provisional Hong Kong Academy of Nursing (PHKAN) (香港護理專科學院), with the subspecialties of Child & Adolescent Health, Paediatric Intensive Care, Neonatal Intensive Care and School & Public Health Nursing. Members of the College include nurses from paediatric nursing specialty of both public and private sectors in Hong Kong.

Mission

Hong Kong College of Paediatric Nursing is dedicated to promote excellence in paediatric nursing in Hong Kong through regulating the professional standards of paediatric nursing practice, conducting nursing education and promulgating nursing research. It aims at protecting the well-being of the children and adolescents in the community.

Objectives

  1. To oversee and promote the advancement of the art and science of paediatric nursing;
  2. To define and promote the standards of advanced nursing practice for the paediatric subspecialties;
  3. To assess, organize, monitor and accredit the paediatric nursing training programs;
  4. To develop the professional standards for advanced paediatric nursing practice;
  5. To arrange examination for eligible candidates to be accredited as advanced practice nurses;
  6. To promote excellence in nursing and health care in Hong Kong through regulating paediatric nursing and professional development;
  7. To promote integrity, ethical practice and standards in advanced paediatric nursing.

 

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