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Teaching Faculty

Polly Siu Ling CHAN
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing
  • Medical / Surgical Nursing
  • Gynaecological Nursing
  • Primary Health Care Nursing
  • Undergraduate nursing education
  • Undergraduate nursing curriculum development
  • Child and Adolescent health
  • Community and public health
  • Nursing Education
  • Internationalization
  • Interprofessional education
  • Simulation
  • Virtual reality
  • Accreditation Consultant, Nursing Council of Hong Kong
  • External Advisor, Programme Committee, Professional Diploma in Nursing, St Teresa’s Hospital
  • External Examiner, Academic Committee, Associate of Nursing Studies, HKU SPACE Community College, HKU
  • Member of Faculty Teaching and Learning Quality Committee, LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
  • Member of Research and Scholarship Team, Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education, HKU
  • Programm Director, Bachelor of Nurisng (PT) Programme for Registered Nurses
  • Member of U21 Health Sciences Group, Interprofessional Education Special Interest Group
  • Member of U21 Health Sciences Group, UN Sustainable Development Goals Initiative
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Division of Family Health Care Nursing, Graduate School of Health Sciences, Kobe University, Japan
  • Invited Honorary Lecturer, College of Nursing, Jeju National University, Jeju, South Korea
  • Chair of International Affairs Subcommittee, School of Nursing, LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
  • Co-opted member of Educational Committee, Nursing Council of Hong Kong
  • Academic Advisor, Programme Management Committee, School of Nursing, Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital Ltd.
  • Member of Students in Medical Education (SIME), LKS Faculty of Medicine, HKU
  1. Ganotice FA, Zheng B, Ng PY.…Chan PSL, et al. Towards a Global Partnership Model in Interprofessional Education for Cross-sector Problem-solving. BMC Medical Education. 2023 Jun 20;23(1):457. Available from: doi: 10.1186/s12909-023-04290-5
  2. Ganotice FA, Shen X, Yuen J, Chan PSL, et al. Students’ Interaction Anxiety and Social Phobia in Interprofessional Education in Hong Kong: Mapping a New Research Direction. Annals of Medicine.  2023 Dec;55(1):2210842. Available from: doi: 10.1080/07853890.2023.2210842
  3. Ganotice FA, Chan KMK, Chan PSL, Chan SSC, et al. Applying Motivational Framework in Medical Education. A Self-determination Theory Perspectives. Medical Education Online. 2023;28(1):2178873. Available from: doi: 10.1080/10872981.2023.2178873
  4. Fung JTC, Chan SL (Co-first Author), Takemura N, Chiu HY, Huang HC, Lee JE, Preechawong, S, Hyun MY, Sun M, Xia W, Xiao J, Lin CC. Virtual Simulation and Problem-based Learning Enhance Perceived Clinical and Cultural Competence of Nursing Students in Asia: A Randomized Controlled Cross-over Study. Nurse Education Today. 2023 Apr;123:105721.  Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2023.105721.
  5. Lai YKA, Cheung OC, Choi CMA, Wang MP, Chan SL, Lam HY, Lo EWS, Lin CC,  Lam TH. Mental Health, Support System, and Perceived Usefulness of Support in University Students in Hong Kong Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic. A Mixed-method Survey. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022 Oct 9;19(19):12931.
  6. Chan SL*, Takemura N, Chau PH, Lin CC, Wang MP. Psychological Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Licensed Full-time Practice Nurses Undertaking Part-time Studies in Higher Education: A Cross-sectional Study. International Journal of Environmental Research & Public Health. 2021 Aug 13;18(16):8569.  Available from: doi: 10.3390/ijerph18168569
  7. Chan SL*, Lin CC, Chau PH, Takemura N, Fung JTC. Evaluating Online Learning Engagement of Nursing Students. Nurse Education Today. 2021, 104, 104985.  Available from: doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2021.104985
  8. Chan SL, Cheung KMC, Cheung JPY, Chan LCK, Lo EWS, Wong MS. Validation of Chinese Version of Brace Questionnaire from its Original Greek Version. Journal of Spine. 2019, S8: 003. Available from: doi: 10.4172/2165-7939.S8-003
  9. Chan SL, Cheung KMC, Luk KDK, Wong KW, Wong MS. A Correlation Study between In-brace Correction, Compliance to Spinal Orthosis and Health-related Quality of Life (QOL) of Patients with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Scoliosis. 2019, 9(1)
  10. Lee ACK, Leung SO, Chan PSL, Chung JOK. (2010) Perceived level of Knowledge and difficulty in Learning family Assessment among Senior Undergraduate Nursing Students.  Journal of Family Nursing. 2010 May;16(2):177-95
  11. Li WHC, Chan PSL, Chung JOK, Chui MML. Relationships among Mental Health, Self-esteem and Physical Health in Chinese Adolescents: An Exploratory Study. Journal of Health Psychology. 2010 Jan;15(1):96-106.
  12. Li WHC, Chung JOK, Chui MML, Chan PSL. Factorial Structure of the Chinese version of the 12-item General Health Questionnaire in Adolescents. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2009 Dec;18(23):3253-61.
Funding Scheme Project Title Approved Amount (HK$)
Teaching Development & Language Enhancement Grant (2022-25) Experiential learning experiences in a Chinese-medium environment (Medicine) 199,883
Teaching Development Grant Using ‘Interactive Escape Room Incorporated Generative AI’ to Enhance Clinical Prioritization and Cultural Competence of Health Discipline Students in Community Health Practice 299,449
UGC Funding Scheme for Mainland and Global
Engagement and Student Learning Experience
Life Enrichment via Physical Outgoing Student Exchange Programmes 297,138
Teaching Development & Language Enhancement Grant (2022-25) Integration of Internationalization, Intercultural and Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning Strategies in Higher Education: A Cross-institutional and Cross-border Approach 199,836
Teaching Development Grant

Enhancing Clinical and Cultural Virtual Encounter in Health Professional Students: 3 Is (Internationalization, Innovation, Interdisciplinary) in Action

Teaching Development Grant

Developing Cultural Competence among Undergraduate Nursing Students in Hong Kong, Australia and the UK through peer-supported Online Learning: An Intercultural Engagement

Teaching Development Grant Evaluating the effectiveness of “International at home” in university learning environment 150,000
  • Associate Editor, Journal of International Nursing Research
Year Award Scheme/Institution
2023 Teaching Innovation Award (Team) Teaching Excellence Awards, The University of Hong Kong

Faculty Teaching Medal

LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong SAR