Chinese Nurse Association during the Republic of China
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Xing Chen and Ya-li An
On August 19,1909, “eight nurses founded the Central Nurses’ Association of China in Jiangxi, soon renamed the Chinese Nursing Association. After the association changed its name several times. In 1914, it changed its name to the Nursing Association of China, in 1923, it changed its name to the nurses’ Association of China, in 1936, it changed its name to the Nursing Association of China, in 1942, it changed its name to the nurses’ Association of China. The association was aimed “to contact the national nurse feelings, improve the nurse education, and the benefits of membership and occupation development”. In 1949, it was standstill. After the founding of New China, which will be restored, in 1964 renamed the Chinese Nurse Association so far. After the founding of the Chinese Nurse Association, founded "the Nursing Journal of China" published "Nurse Communication" and a lot of care books; hold regular annual meetings and lectures, providing a platform for academic exchanges; development of nursing education, and actively promote care professional; Participate in field and disaster aid, practice the spirit of patriotism. Carry out this series of activities dedicated to advancing the dissemination of scientific knowledge and practice of Chinese Nursing, trying to construct China's nursing career development system for China's blueprint drawn nursing career has made important contributions.
Republic of China; Chinese nurse association; Nursing Science