The Nursing School of the Xi’an Medical University develops five teaching and research departments, namely, Fundamentals of Nursing, Internal Medicine Nursing, Surgical Nursing, Obstetric and Gynecological Nursing,Pediatric Nursingand one nursing teaching and research experimental center. It offers nursing programs to students for associate degree and bachelor's degree. With 2,349 full-time students, the school has a high employment rate of 90%.
In recent years, the school has made a great progress in research, including one project for international cooperation, three prizes for the Provincial Teaching Achievement, 300 papers published as first author in core or source journals in China, ten of which is published in SSCI journals and twenty in CSCD and CSSCI journals.
With the aim to improve teaching quality and research level, the school hasa broad and strong collaboration with well-known universities and institutions both domestic and abroad in academic exchanges and teacher training. In 2006 and 2010, the experts of respiratory therapy technology from Weber State University (havebeen invited to make lectures in the province. Since the school has established credit exchange project with Nursing School of Kyung Hee University in 2009, theannual exchange of students keeps going smoothly. Accompanied with it is the teachers’cooperation of both sides in nursing research. Through the cooperation home and abroad, the school has enhanced its academic impact and accelerated the construction of disciplines.