Investigation and Countermeasures on the Current Situation of Foreign-related Nursing Talents and Talents Demand in Shanghai Medical Institutions


Objective: Understand the needs of medical institutions in Shanghai for foreign-related nursing talents and provide a basis for training nursing talents in schools. Method: Self-designed questionnaires, according to the current situation of foreign-related nursing staff, demands of foreign-related nursing staff and types of foreign-related nursing, relevant objective data were collected through on-site visits. Results: Foreign-related nursing personnel of comprehensive hospitals accounted for 10.1%; Foreign capital and sino-foreign joint venture medical institutions account for 26.7%; Foreign nurses stations account for 1%; The foreign-related nursing staff mainly recruits staff with working experience in the medical institutions and the unit itself, and is supplemented by college graduates recruiting new graduates; Foreign nursing staff evaluation is fully qualified for 15.8%; 52.6% of medical institutions are not limited to foreign-related nursing professionals; The requirements of ‘communicative competence, medical knowledge literacy and language proficiency’ rank in the top 3. Conclusion: The needs of foreign nursing professionals are high, demand is high, and post competency needs to be improved, the ability to communicate, humanistic, and English is the focus of consideration.



Keywords: medical institutions, foreign-related nursing, talent demand

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