Established in 1957, the nursing department has 28 nursing units altogether. The department adopts the three-level management mode which are the director, the head nurse and the head nurse of the ward. Meanwhile, there are nursing quality management committee and nursing safety management committee to make the nursing management precise, efficient and effective. The QCC, PDCA and other methods realize the continuous improvement of nursing quality.
The specialist nurses, with the training of ICU, PICC, tumor, ostomy, emergency, operating room and psychological care, provides effective support to the clinical care. In 2006, Shanghai’s first mental health workshop was set up to provide psychological consultation for patients and employees.
As the affiliated hospital of Shanghai Jiao Tong University and the intensive care training base of Shanghai Nursing Association, the department has been responsible for the clinical teaching of nursing students from various colleges and universities, as well as nurses in advanced clinical training area nationwide. In 2017, it became one of the first cardiovascular specialist nursing and technical training bases in China. The department has also held national continuing education classes for many times and sent nurses for further study home and abroad, giving full play to the role of regional radiation and demonstration.