With knowledge and skills acquired through a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Nursing degree programme at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Henry Wong Wing-hang is well on the way to fulfilling his dream of becoming a registered nurse.
"The BSc programme covers the latest techniques in nursing care and is taught by experienced professionals," says Wong, who is due to graduate from the four-year programme next June.
During on-the-job training at Prince Margaret Hospital and Kwong Wah Hospital, Wong says he has already put his theoretical knowledge into practice. "I have been able to work with experienced nurses and exchange ideas about the latest nursing techniques," Wong says.
He has also experienced some of the challenges and rewards that go hand in hand with being a student nurse. "Occasionally, patients are wary of student nurses. However, when they see how committed we are and that we have the knowledge and capabilitie