Speakers - Prof. Frances Kam Yuet Wong
Prof. Frances Kam Yuet Wong
Chair Professor of Advanced Nursing Practice, School of Nursing The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Dr Frances Kam Yuet Wong is a Chair Nursing Professor in Advanced Nursing Practice and Associate Dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Sciences at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. She has extensive clinical experience in the Intensive Care Unit, renal care and general medicine. Her research work and publications are in the areas of advanced nursing practice, transitional care and nursing education. She has published over 230 refereed articles, edited 3 books and her works have been widely cited with an h-index of 31. Her total research funding amounts to over USD$4.5 million. Exemplary works of such efforts include the development and empirical testing of transitional care models for different patient groups including those who have cardiac, renal, respiratory, stroke conditions and palliative needs, service models for advanced practising nurses and accreditation guidelines for nurse clinics. Locally at the government level, she is a Member of the Nursing Council, Hong Kong. Steering Committee on Primary Healthcare Development and Steering Committee on Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases. Cross the region, Dr Wong is appointed by the government as a Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Hygiene and Health Cooperation Expert Consultant; and she is the leader (Hong Kong) of the “Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area hygiene and health cooperation project: Guangdong-Hong Kong APN training and credentialing project”. She has visiting professor appointments in a number of key universities including McMaster University in Canada, Shanghai Xiaotung University, Sunyatsun University, Xichuan University in China. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. At present, she is the President of the Hong Kong Academy of Nursing.