2019.10.21 “2019 Asia-Pacific Forum for Long-term Care in Aging: Facing the Aged Society and Future of Long-
term Care” held by Master program in Aging and Long-Term Care and Center for Long-Term Care Research
invited Professor Hidenori Arai, National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology, Japan; Professor Ju Young Yoon,
College of Nursing, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea; Deputy Minister Jui-Yuan Hsueh, Ministry of
Health and Welfare, Taiwan; Professor Julie Byles, Priority Research Centre for Generational Health and Ageing,
University of Newcastle, Australia; Professor Maw Pin Tan, Department of Geriatric Medicine, University of Malaya,
Malaysia and Professor Claudia Lai, School of Nursing, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong. Discuss the
long-term care policy of countries of Asian.
2019.4.9 The delegation from Panrita Husada Bulukumba, Husada Mandiri Poso and Tanawali Persada Takalar,
Indonesia visited College of Nursing and signed the MoA for Academic Exchange and Agreement on Student
2019.3.4-3.15 Three scholars and fifteen students from St. Luke's International University,Kyushu University, Ehime
University and EHIME Prefectural University of Health Science ,Japan for 2 weeks exchange program.
2019.3.13 Sumarmi Rustadi, delegates from Tanawali Persada School of Health Sciences from Indonesia visited
College of Nursing, anddiscussed about future exchange programs.
2019.2.27 Mr. Huang, the project manager of Taiwan Education Center in Philippines, Dr. Wang, the Dean of
College of Nursing, and Dr. Lin, the director of Master’s Program, had a discussion about recruiting international
students and planned to promote school enrollment in Philippines in May.
2019.2.21 Three scholars from Mountain Province State Polytechnic College, Philippines visited College of Nursing.
2019.2.19 Dean of College of Nursing Ruey-Hsia Wang and delegates from University of Minnesota, USA signed
the MoU for Academic Exchange and Agreement on Student Exchange.
2019.1.22-27 Dean Ruey-Hsia Wang and Professor Bih-O Lee involved in Edu-Connect Southeast Asia
Association visit the UP System and 4 universities at Philippines.
2018.12.17-18 Dean Ruey-Hsia Wang lead three scholars and two Ph. D students to University of Hong Kong and
participated the 8th Hong Kong International Nursing Forum cum 2018 International Council on Women’s Health Issues
2018.11.26 Dr. Nurit Zusman, the head of Barzilai H. Nursing School visited KMU.
2018.9.6 Director General of Civil Affairs Bureau Kaohsiung city Government, Chang Nai Chien with Eco World of Malaysian
and Atlas Group visit KMU, shared the experience of long-term care in aging in Taiwan.
2018.6.27 Dean Yajai Sitthimongkol, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies Tassanee Prasopkittikun and Associate
Professor Virapun Wirojratana from Faculty of Nursing, Mahidol University visited KMU, signed the MoU for
Academic Exchange and Agreement on Student Exchange and gave a lecture titled “Nursing Education and
Nursing Policy in Thailand”.
2018.6.14-15 Dean of College of Nursing Ruey-Hsia Wang, Dean of College of Medicine Jeng-Hsien Yen and
delegates from College of Medicine visited National University Corporation Ehime University, Japan and signed
the MoU for Academic Exchange and Agreement on Student Exchange.
2018.6.11-12 Vice-President Hsiu-Hung Wang was accompanied by Dean of College of Nursing Ruey-Hsia Wang,
Dean of College of Health Science Yeou-Lih Huang and Office of Global Affairs Ms. Yu-Hua Huang to Ibaraki
Prefectural University of Health Sciences, Japan (IPUHS) and signed the MoU for Academic Exchange and
Agreement on Student Exchange.
2018.4.27 Five delegates from Shiyuukai in Japan visited College of Nursing and offered 2-weeks free exchange
program to our students.
2018.3.8 Dean Mercedes Pérez Diez del Corral and Director Paz Ugalde Fernández from University of Navarra,
Spain visited College of Nursing and were greeted by Dean Ruey-Hsia Wang, Director of School of Nursing Fan-
Hao Chou and Chief of Research and International dept. Yi Liu to discuss about future exchange programs.
2017.10.20-22 Dean Ruey-Hsia Wang, Chief of Research and International dept. Yi Liu, Director of the Master
Program of Long-Term Care in Aging Kuei-Min Chen and Director of Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical
University Hospital (KMUH) Yao-Mei Chen were invited to Far East Horizon Healthcare Group in Shanghai, China
for conferences and lectures.
2017.10.4-7 Assistant Professor Ya-Ping Yang was invited and gave two lectures in “12th International Forum of
Health Sciences” held by Kyushu University, Japan.
2017.10.28-11.1 Director of the Master Program of Long-Term Care in Aging Kuei-Min Chen attended Sigma
Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (STTI) 44th Biannual Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
and was honored for Amy Berman Geriatric Nursing Leadership Award.
2017.10.5-7 Director of the Master Program of Long-Term Care in Aging Kuei-Min Chen attended American
Academy of Nursing Annual Convention in Washington D.C., USA and was honored as a new international fellows.
2017.6.21 Dean Ruey-Hsia Wang Hosted a farewell party for five exchange students from Yanbian University, Jilin,
China who visited College of Nursing for 6-months.
2017.5.19 The delegation from Shinshu University, Japan visited College of Nursing and signed the MoU for
Academic Exchange and Agreement on Student Exchange.
2017.5.8 Associate Professor Yvonne Lu from School of Nursing, Indiana University, USA invited for a special
lecture titled “A Positive Health Approach to Older People with Memory Problems and Their Family
2017.4.19-20 Six scholars from College of Nursing and College of Pharmacy, University of Arkansas for Medical
Sciences(UAMS), USA visited Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU) and two of them from College of Nursing visited
College of Nursing, KMU discussed 2018 student exchange programs.
2017.4.14 Three scholars (Professor Marion E. Broome, Professor Eun-Ok Im and Assistant Professor Michael V.
Relf ) from School of Nursing, Duke University, USA invited for special lectures in the seminar held by Taiwan
Association of Nursing Education (TANE) and College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU).
2017.3.30 Professor Robin Newhouse from School of Nursing, Indiana University, USA invited for a special lecture
titled “Evidence-based Practice: Process, Evidence and Translation”.
2017.3.18 Professor Huey-Shys Chen from College of Nursing, University of Toledo, USA invited for a special
lecture in the seminar held by Taiwan Association of Nursing Education (TANE) and College of Nursing, Kaohsiung
Medical University (KMU).
2017.2.26-3.3 Professor Hsiu-Hung Wang was invited to be the Visiting Professor by Faculty of Nursing, Mahidol
2016.12.6-12 Director of Nursing Master’s Program Hsin-Tien Shu and Chief of Research and International
dept.Yung -Mei Yang visited Vietnam for master and Doctoral Program students recruitment.
2016.11.9-11 Director of The Master Degree Program in Aging and Long-Term Care Kuei-Min Chen was invited by
Matsumoto City, Japan as keynote speaker in The 6th World Health Capital Conference with Chief of Social bureau,
Kaohsiung YU-Chin Yao.
2016.10.21-11.1 Chief of Research and International dept. Yung -Mei Yang and Assistant Professor Pei-Chao Lin
visited Indonesia for master and Doctoral Program students recruitment.
2016.10.2-6 Dean Ruey-Shia Wang and Chief of Research and International dept. Yung -Mei Yang visited Mongolia
for master and Doctoral Program students recruitment.
2016.4.18 Associate Professor Jyu-Lin Chen, Family Health Care Nursing, School of Nursing, USA was invited and
lectured topic“ DNP-The Doctor of Nursing Practice.”
2016.3.28-30 Assistant Professor Kinoshita Yumiko of sister school Division of Nursing Sciences, Department of
Health Sciences, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan visited for mutual exchange program
promotion and bring their kind donation for Tainan earthquake early February 2016.
2016.3.9-10 Professor and Vice President Hsiu-Hung Wang invited to participate in the 2-days advisory committee
held by Sigma Theta Tau International, STTI and Center for Excellence in Nursing Education, Chamberlain College
of Nursing in Indianapolis, the capital city of Indiana state.
2016.3.11. Dr. Jean Larson（University of Minnesota Nature-Based Therapeutic Services, Minnesota Landscape
Arboretum/ Center for Spirituality and Healing, Director/ Assistant Professor visited and lectured topic as
“Horticulture is one type of Recreational Therapy”.
2016.3.7 “Taiwan-Japan Aging Society and Health-Care Economics Forum” held by Master program in Aging
and Long-Term Care and Center for Long-Term Care Research invited President Yoshida Osamu, Tenri Health
Care University, who is also the Wan-Sei, the Japanese born during 1895 to 1946 in Taiwan and go back to Japan
under the command of Japan government and related scholars to give lectures as topics titled “The Fourth
Movement of Life: the way of life for the elderly aged 75 and older and the role of medicine”etc.
2016.1.14-16 “Core member meeting of Hwa-Hsia Higher Nursing Education Alliance”held in Sun-Yat Sen
University, Guangzhou, China. Associate Professor Yun-Mei Yang participated on behalf of College of Nursing.
2015.12.16 Mr. Hiroyuki Innan, Chairman of Japan Taica Shanghai Co., Ltd. visited and was received by Director of
Master Program in Aging and Long-Term Care, Professor Kuei-Mun Chen to discuss about the possibilities for
2015.12.2 Mr. Shiroma Hiroshi and Mr. Morihide Nishihira of Social medical corporations, Yuuaiiai Group visited
together with Mrs. Shiroma Sorae of SORA Academy Support and discussed about their nurses and nursing
students come for exchange program in 2016.
2015.11.18-21 Assistant Professor Liu-Yi was invited to be the lecturer in “10th International Forum of Health
Sciences” by Kyushu University, Japan and gave 3 lectures.
2015.9.30“2015 Annual Meeting of Hwa-Hsia Higher Nursing Education Alliance”held in SiChuan University,
Chengdu, China. Associate Professor Yun-Mei Yang participated on behalf of College of Nursing.
2015.9.10 Four Scholars, includes Professor David Shum and Professor Wendy Moyle of Griffith University,
Australia visited KMU and received by Dean Ruey-Hsia Wang to discuss about future exchange programs.
2015.7.11-22 Three Schloars, Professor Fan-Hao Chou, Assistant Professor Yung-Mei Yang and Assistant Professor
Wei-Ting Lin went to Solomon Islands for “Nursing Research Workshop & Education/ Clinical Experts Forum”.
2015.5.27-29 Assistant Professor Lih-Mih Chen joined KMU visiting group to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
lead by Vise President Arthur Chen. Academic exchange conference, the hospital & labs visiting are scheduled.
2015.5.27 Professor and Dean Robin Newhouse, University of Maryland, College of Nursing was invited and
lectured topic“ Patient Centered Outcomes Research Methods”.
2015.3.4. Director Chih-Hsiu Hung of school of Nursing, Director Fan-Hao Chou of Nursing Master Program and
Director Kuei-Min Chen of Master Program in Aging and Long-Term Care participated in the discussion with 6
visiting scholars of sister school Griffith University, Australia held by OGA.
2015.2.25. Dean Shiu-Hung Wang was invited by sister school Indiana University, school of nursing for “2015
Beverly C. Flynn Global Affairs Lecture”and lectured topic “International Collaboration in Nursing Education”.
2014.11.24. Associate Professor Fang-Yu Chou from Department of Nursing, San Francisco State University and
N76 alumnus as well was invited to give lecture topic “Cancer Self-Management: Trend of Theory and Evidence”.
2014.10.13 Dean Fongcum Tilokskulchai of Mahidol University Faculty of Nursing, Thailand visited CON together
with Vice Dean Yajai Sitthimongkol of Faculty of International Relationship and Assistant Dean Aurawamon
Sriyuktasuth of Faculty of International Relationship.
2014.8.2-12 Three Schloars, Professor Fan-Hao Chou, Assistant Professor Yung-Mei Yang and Assistant Professor
Wei-Ting Lin went to Solomon Islands for “Maternal Newborn Care Seed Teacher Training Workshop & Solomon
Islands College of Higher Education（SINU）Meeting”. It’s been our 5th workshop in Solomon Islands and 238
2014.6.19 Professor Helen Edwards, Vice Dean (International and Engagement) of Faculty of Health, Queensland
University of Technology, Australia visited CON and exchanged ideas with faculties about research and students
2013.10.24-11.1 Assistant Professor Yun-Mei Yang and Assistant Professor Li-Min Wu went to Solomon Islands for
“Maternal Newborn Care Seed Teacher Training Workshop”in Solomon Islands National Referral Hospital (NRH).
2013.8.26-28 Three Faculties, Assiciate Professor Nobuko Okubo, Assistant Professor Jeffrey Huffman and Mrs.
Kaoru Nakajima of St. Luke’s College of Nursing visited CON and offered students exchange opportunities.
2013.6.3 Associate Professor Carol Shieh of sister school Indiana University School of Nursing, the 1st year
alumnus of Faculty of Nursing, KMU was invited and gave a lecture in course “Special Topics on Maternal Child
Nursing and Practicum.
2013.5.12-23 Six scholars of Boromarajonani College of Nursing, Surin, Thailand visited CON visited and accepted
training on Fundamentals of Nursing and Advanced Nursing Skills.