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Tzu Chi University Science and Technology



Department of Long-Term Care

The goal of two-year college of Long-term Care is to provide access to education and opportunity to work in Taiwan for the students from Southeast Asia countries. The two-year curriculum includes 80 credits of in-class courses and off-campus practicum. The objective of this program is to cultivate its students to become basic long-term care givers who can provide client-centered and culturally sensitive care, equipped with skills to ensure the safety for elderly patients and clients.

Teaching Goals

  1. Building up Chinese proficiency.
  2. Promoting humanistic literacy and communication.
  3. Developing knowledge and skills for elderly care.
  4. Providing individualized elderly care.
  5. Become a safe care worker for elderly.

Main Objectives

  1. Be able to take care for the elderly and implement care ethics in the care process.
  2. Be able to use communication skills to participate in the care work of the health care team.
  3. Be able to apply health knowledge and demonstrate a humanistic attitude in the care process.
  4. Be able to learn actively in accordance with the learning goals.
  5. Be able to apply technology to learn health knowledge and integrate beauty into care.
  6. Ability to learn different languages and cultures.
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