Education, Research, Practice. Graduate School of Clinical Nursing Science

Education

Provide practice-oriented education to become the graduate school favored by students, professors, health-medical service personnel and consumers.

First Choice Graduate School in Korea

Research

Improve theory, knowledge and efficiency of health-medical service through practice-oriented research.

Practice –Centered Research Graduate School

Practice

Show the excellence of specialized nursing practice and provide benefits to consumers, professionals and the graduate school by participating in nursing practice.

Win-Win Partnership Creating Future Value in Practice

The demand for more specialized nursing talent has risen recently due to an advancement of medical care and increase in patient severity, as well as the necessity of providing patient-oriented quality medical service, medical cost reduction, ect. Consequently, in order to foster clinical nursing talent with specialized knowledge and advanced nursing capabilities, the Graduate School of Clinical Nursing Science was established in 2001.

The graduate program consists of clinical nursing studies and clinical nursing administration studies.

Clinical nursing studies aims to cultivate specialized nursing talent capable of performing advanced nursing through advanced knowledge-based and skill-based training and education.

Clinical nursing administration studies teach leadership and the administrative methods necessary for a clinical administrator who can contribute to the advancement of clinical practices.

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Patients' Rights and Responsibilities

Patients' Rights

1. Right to receive medical care

Patients have the right to receive proper medical and nursing services for their Health Protection and Promotion and they will not be discriminated for gender, age, religion, status, nationality, language, race, or physical/mental/financial circumstances nor be violated of their health. Medical team may not deny medical care without justifiable reason.

2. Right to be informed & autonomous decision

Patients have the right to receive be well-informed and to inquire in detail about the treating physician’s specialty, status of their disease, purpose of the treatment, treatment plan, method, expected results and side effects of the treatment, discharge plan, medical cost, whether or not they are a subject to medical research, organ transplant/donation and etc, and to decide whether to give consent. Patients may stop or deny specific treatment or planned medical care within the ethical guideline and may decide on an alternative treatment.

3. Right to have confidentiality

Patients will not be violated of their rights to confidentiality regarding their physical/health status and privacy. Medical team and facility may not reveal or announce patient’s confidential information, including personal information, unless patient has gives consent or specified in the law, such as criminal investigation.

4. Right to request for consultation and mediation

Patients may request for consultation and mediation from an internal or external agency (Korea Consumer Agency, Korea Medical Dispute Mediation and Arbitration Agency) in the event of any medical dispute.

5. Right to be respected of values or beliefs

Patients will not be discriminated for their culture, religious values or beliefs, and their rights will not be violated.

6. Right to be physically protected and to have stability of mind and bod

Patients have the right to be protected from possible danger in the hospital and to have the stability of mind and body.

Patients’Responsibilities

1. Responsible to trust and respect the medical team

Patients must accurately inform the medical team of their health condition, trust and respect the medical team’s treatment plan. Patients may be responsible for consequences which results from not following the instruction.

2. Responsible to not use dishonest method for medical treatment

Patients must reveal their identity before receiving any medical care and must not use false or dishonest method, such as receiving medical case under disguised ownership.

3. Responsible to abide by all hospital regulations

Patients must abide by all hospital regulations, respect hospital staff and other patients, and earnestly fulfill the financial obligation to the hospital.