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Nethersole Institute of Continuing Holistic Health Education (NICHE)

Research

Research

NICHE Reserach Grant

Research is one of the major developments for NICHE with the aim to develop the philosophical foundation of holisitc health care, to design the assessment tools and therapeutic measures which enable the healthcare providers to access more effectively the total needs of the patients, plan, implement and evaluate care accordingly.

 

Grant Sum & Duration

The grant sum for the research application can range from HK$80,000 to HK$120,000, and the duration is 1-2 years.

Open for application in May every year.

NICHE Reserach Grant Projects (2021/2022)

Project Title

Principal Investigator (PI)

Report (and Publication)

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Healthcare providers' perspectives on caring of older people in emergency department in Hong Kong: a qualitative study

CHEUNG Kai-yeung

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Effects of Facebook-based bibliotherapy on improving the well-being of informal caregivers of people with dementia: a pilot randomized controlled trial

WANG Shan-shan

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Musical training programme to enhance resilience and self-esteem among school-aged children from low-income families: A pilot randomised controlled trial

Ankie CHEUNG

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Understanding the experience of cancer survivorship among adolescent cancer survivors and their parents through camera lenses: A Photovoice study

WONG Cho-lee

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Health and social needs of persons living in subdivided units: A mixed-method study

CHEUNG Kin

Arkers WONG

NICHE Reserach Grant Projects (2020/2021)

Project Title

Principal Investigator (PI)

Report (and Publication)

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Development and validation of a holistic health literacy scale for family caregivers of older people

KOR Pui-kin, Patrick

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Effects of mHealth on promoting self-care health management among older adults in the community: A 3-arm randomized controlled trail

WONG Kwan-ching, Arkers

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The Status of Hope in Chinese Patients on Peritoneal Dialysis: A Mixed Methods Study

NG Shek-nam, Marques

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Developing and piloting a holistic health care programme for newly graduated registered nurses (NewRNs)

YU Shun-man

NICHE Reserach Grant Projects (2019/2020)

Project Title

Principal Investigator (PI)

Report (and Publication)

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Effects of a video-based mHealth program for the homebound older adults: A pilot randomized controlled trial

WONG Kwan-ching, Arkers

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Embodying a compassionate self through Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for parents and children with eczema: A family-based eczema management programme

CHONG Yuen-yu

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Good dyadic relationship between older couples with one having mild cognitive impairment: a Q-methodology

Daphne CHEUNG

NICHE Reserach Grant Projects (2018/2019)

Project Title

Principal Investigator (PI)

Report (and Publication)

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Could Graduation nurses of the undergraduate programme embrace caring communication in palliative care? A mixed-methods study

CHAN E. Angela

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Impact of Ethical Climate of Clinical Environment and Ethical Sensitivity of Nurses on their Caring Efficacy

TANG Wing-ki, Fiona

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Validation and acceptability of the Carer Support Needs Assessment Tool: A holisic needs screening scale for routine use in Hong Kong Palliative care settings

CHEUNG Hui-lin, Eileen

Research Articles

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Healthcare Professional Experiences of Clinical Incident in Hong Kong: A Qualitative Study

Leung Andrew Luk, Fung Kam Iris Lee, et al. (2021) Dove Press journal: Risk Management and Healthcare Policy :14 947–957
Full Article

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A Randomized Control Study on the Effectiveness of Holistic Health Practice Program on a Group of Baccalaureate Nursing Students
Wong WF, Luk LA, (2020) The open nursing journal, 14, 56-63. https://doi.org/10.2174/1874434602014010056

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Are Hospital Chaplains Under Stress in Hong Kong? Preliminary Results from a Pilot Study
Leung Andrew Luk. (2019). Religions, 10, 325; DOI: 10.3390/rel10050325 (Full article)

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急症醫院臨床護士保持工作熱誠的探討。
陸亮(2018)澳門護理雜誌,第17卷,第2期。DOI:10.6729/MJN.201812_17(2).001 (全文)

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Assessment of a Leadership Enhancement Program for Nursing Managers of An Acute General Hospital in Hong Kong.
Leung Andrew Luk (2018). The Open Nursing Journal, 2018, 12, 133-141 (Full article)

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實踐全人關顧的困難及克服方法之探討。
陸亮,董慧貞 (2018)護理學,7(2):61-70. DOI: 10.12677/.2018.72012 (全文)

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Experiences of Public Doctors on Managing Work Difficulties and Maintaining Professional enthusiasm in acute general hospitals: a Qualitative study
Andrew Leung Luk and Adrian Fai To Yau (2018). Frontiers in Public Health, March 2018, Volume 6, Article 19 (Full article)

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臨床護士對全人關顧的看法。
陸亮、董慧貞 (2017)。護理學,6(4), 115-124。 (全文)

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Holistic Health Status Questionnaire: developing a measure from a Hong Kong Chinese population.
Chan Choi-wan, Frances Wong Kam-yuet, Yeung Siu-ming, & Fok Sum (2016) (Full article)

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腫瘤科專業人員之臨床體驗:如何跨越工作困境。
霍心,陸亮(2015) 澳門護理雜誌2015年第14卷第2 期 (全文)

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Assessment of spirituality in the Hong Kong Chinese chronically renal failure patients and nurses: Development of an instrument and interventions
Esther Mok

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The Healthy Lifestyles of Enrolled Nurse Students of Two Nursing Schools in Hong Kong.
Luk Leung, Fok Sum & Wong Wai-shun. (2014). Macau Journal of Nursing, 13(1), 30-34, 20. (Full article)

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The effects of a transitional care programme using holistic care interventions for Chinese stroke survivors and their care providers: A randomized controlled trial.
Yeung Siu-ming. (2012) (Abstract)

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Holistic concerns of Chinese Stroke survivors during hospitalization and in transition to home.
Yeung Siu-ming, Wong Kam-yuet, & Esther Mok. (2011). Journal of Advanced Nursing, 67(11), 2394 - 2405. DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2648.2011.05673.x (Abstract)

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腦卒中患者整體護理中靈性需求的探討。
黃金月,楊笑明 (2010)。中國護理管理,第10卷,第10期,27-30頁。DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1672-1756.2010.10.010 (摘要)

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Position Statement on Spirituality.
Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital. (2005). (Summary and Full article)

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Conference

Conference

NICHE builds up partners through collaboration to broaden the network and to enrich the content of education. Holistic Health and Care conferences were organised, experts in religious, medical and social science fields were invited to share their studies and findings. Presented papers were collected and published.

Recent Conference

2018.10.23
Holistic Health & Compassionate Love Workshop

2017.10.07
Holistic Health Conference – Heritage of Compassionate Care: to love and be loved

2015.09.26
The Practice of Holistic Care: Towards a Full-fledged Approach
Speaker & Topic:

Mr. LAU Chun-to, The need of holistic care: a patient perspective

Prof. Francis CHAN Ka-leung, Preparation of healthcare professionals for holistic care: From medical stream

Prof. CHAIR Sek-ying, Preparation of healthcare professionals for holistic care: From nursing stream

Dr. CHUI Tak-yi, Facilitation of holistic care in healthcare settings: A managerial perspective

2012.09.25
Life on Line@Souful Connection

2009.10.14
Spirituality, Religion & Holistic Health: Serenity in the Turbulence of Life

2008.09.08
Disenfranchised Grief

2006.06.23
Spirituality, Religion & Holistic Health: Transcendency of Human Predicament

2004.06.11
Spirituality, Religion & Holistic Health: The Boundary Situation and Its Transcendance

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Training & Activities

Training & Activities

Recent Activities

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Publication & Resources

Publication and Resources

Publication

All publications can be ordered via the form or email to NICHE: niche@nethersole.org.hk; some can be viewed electronically.

 

Periodicals: Ya-feng  (click HERE to read e-version)

Books: Holistic Health & Spirituality Series, Holistic Care Series (click HERE to read information of books)

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  1. 全人健康心靈系列 (Holistic Health & Spirituality Series)

全人健康心靈系列(一) 靈性、宗教及全人健康《超越臨界狀況》

全人健康心靈系列(二) 靈性、宗教及全人健康《超越災困》

全人健康心靈系列(三)《祝福的歲月》套書

全人健康心靈系列(三)《祝福的歲月》DVD「詩歌篇」

全人健康心靈系列(四)《全人健康實踐手冊》

 

  1. 全人關顧系列 (Holistic Care Series)

全人關顧系列(一)《漫畫篇 》(此書已斷版)

全人關顧系列(二)《點滴是愛》醫護中的溫柔碰觸

全人關顧系列(三)《我想改變 才會有變 — 跨過痛苦的日子 慢性痛患者的故事》

(此書已斷版,請參閱網上版)

全人關顧系列(四)《全人關顧之實踐邁向成熟之路》

全人關顧系列(五)《筆事‧護理》(再版)

全人關顧系列(六)《全人關顧個案實錄》 下載索取此書之表格

Resources

Other Link resources for Promoting Holistic Health (in alphabetical order):

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American Holistic Health Association

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AHNA of Holistic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice (3rd Edition)

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American Holistic Nurses Certification Corporation (AHNCC)

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American Holistic Nursing Association (AHNA)

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British Holistic Medical Association

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Canadian Holistic Nurses Association

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Centre of Mindfulness & Research practice

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Healthy Holistic Living
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International Association of Human Caring
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National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health [NCCIH]
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National Wellness Institute, Inc (NWI)
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Real Balance Global wellness network: Creating balance
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The Canadian Healthy Workplace Council
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The Institute of Holistic Health Studies
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The Wellness Council of America
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Waston Caring Science Institute
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Our Services

Our Services

Education and Training: Aiming at enhancing effective holistic care to oneself through experiential learning, training and interactive workshops and to inspire, reflect and introduce evidence-based holistic practices for all sectors of health care professionals and supporting staff

The four main domains of physical, psychological, social and spiritual components are directed for enhancing better personal wellness and fruitful work life fulfillment

There are three main thematic programmes:

  • Holistic Wellness Enhancement Programme
  • Holistic Care Enhancement Programme
  • Holistic Leadership Programme

Cultural Heritage and Education: Aiming at the succession of core values in holistic belief and multi-level cultural exchanges with Nethersole spirit

Programmes & Cultural promotion activities:

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Holistic Wellness Enhancement Programme

Aiming at enhancing the carers' own well-being so as to increase personal resilience in facing workplace challenges  

  1. Caring Workshop
  2. Coping with Crisis at Work
  3. Enhancing Personal Growth at Work (SQUID model)
  4. Stress Management And Resilience Training (SMART) Workshop for Junior Nurses
  5. Dance Psuche
  6. Drama Psuche
  7. Developing Therapeutic Humor
  8. Application of Music Therapy in Daily Life & Clinical Setting
  9. Taichi & Self-Defense
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Holistic Care Enhancement Programme

Aiming at preparing health care staff's readiness and proficiency in holistic care delivery  

  1. Human Relationships at workplace
  2. Patient-centred Care Enhancement Programme
  3. Communications & Handling of Complaints (in health care settings)
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Holistic Leadership Programme

Aiming at developing clinical leadership envisioned with vocational calling in effectual positive client-centred care 

  1. Personal Risk Management Education (PRIME) for Clinical Managers
  2. Enhancing of Professional Vocation & Team Spirit Workshop
  3. Team Effectiveness Enhancement Workshop
  4. Professional & Personal Enhancement Programme (PPEP) for Senior Nursing Managers
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Cultural Heritage and Education

Aiming at the succession of core values in holistic belief and multi-level cultural exchanges with Nethersole spirit 

  1. Orientation Programmes of Holistic Health to New Graduate Nurses
  2. Holistic Health Teaching for Undergraduate Nursing Students and Medical Students
  3. Exchange Programmes with health care professionals from mainland China, Macau and other neighboring countries in holistic health
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Our Team

Our Team

Director
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LEE Fung Kam Iris
RN, RM, RTN, BN(Hons), MPhil, PhD, FHKAN

Associate Director
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CHENG Siu Ping Emily
RSW, BSW, MEd(Counselling), AFHKPCA, CCoun, CAC(Gambling&Drugs)-Asia(CCPC)

Senior Education & Project Officer
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LAU Ka Yee
RN, BHSc, MN
PNA Advanced Instructor, Noir Art Instructor

Education & Project Officer
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WONG Wai Shun Stephanie
BA, MSSc(Counselling), MSSc(Applied Psychology)

Honorary Professional Consultants
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LUK Leung Andrew
RN(Gen), RN(Psy), MN, MHA, PhD

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TSANG Sou Wah Elsa
RN, RM, BHSc, MHA

Collaborative Facilitators
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LEUNG Yeng On James
D.Min

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FOK Sum
RN(Gen), RM, BN, MHSc(Geron)

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Dr. YAU Fai To Adrian
MBBS(HK), MMed(PAED) (SINGAPORE), DCH(LOND), MRCP(IREL), FHKCPaed, FHKAM(PAEDIATRICS), FRCP(EDIN), FRCP(GLASG), FRCPCH, PgDHSM

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Dr. SITT Wing Hung Edward
MBBS(HK), MRCP(UK), FHKCP, FHKAM(Med), FHKCC

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LAM Lai Ching Jenny
MSSc(Counselling), M Music Therapy, MSc(Finance), BBA

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LAU Ching Man Eric
BSc, MSc

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CHOW Chiu Wo
Ph.D. CUHK

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CHAN Kit Hoi
RN(Gen), RM, DNM, BN

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Introduction

Institute’s Profile

Nethersole Institute of Continuing Holistic Health Education (NICHE) was established in 2002 and it has been sticking to its vision. Theory is put into practice through the aspects of education, publication and research, etc. NICHE continues the Nethersole spirit of “Compassionate Care” and its culture of “Holistic Health and Holistic Care”. Experiential educational model was used to retain and consolidate the Nethersole tradition. NICHE builds up partners with medical and nursing professions, and other organisations through collaboration to arouse the awareness of people from different walks of life on holistic health, so that they can enjoy a life in abundance.

Vision

To bring holistic health to mankind through promoting the awareness of holistic health and practice of holistic health care

Mission

To promote lifelong learning in the pursuit of holistic health for a life in abundance; and in the art and science of holistic health care in order to serve with quality

Service Scope

NICHE strives to promote the philosophy and the practice of “Holistic Health, Holistic Care” in the aspects of physical, psychological-social and spiritual through training and education, cultural promotion activity, seminar and exchange programme, research and publication.

Target Participants

  • Health care workers, allied health care workers, supporting staff
  • Nursing students and Medical students
  • Organisations (e.g. private hospital, school, church, volunteer)

NICHE – Search your niche in life

尋索安然的居所

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