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Teaching Faculty

John Tai Chun FUNG
  • Associate Programme Director, Bachelor of Nursing Programme (Part-Time) for Registered Nurses
  • Adjunct Lecturer, Division of Family Health Care Nursing, Department of Nursing, Kobe University, Japan
  • International Relations Officer (South-East Asia)
  • Member, Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare
  • Member, College of Nursing Hong Kong
  • Member, Hong Kong Society for Simulation in Healthcare
  • Member, Pi Iota at-Large Chapter (PIAC), Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
  • Clinical Stroke and Neurosciences
  • Medical and Geriatric Nursing
  • Intensive Care Nursing
  • Virtual Reality and 360 Virtual Reality
  • Learning Management Systems
  • Virtual Simulation
  • Randomized controlled trials in simulation education and health care
  • Pedagogy in curriculum development
  • Internationalization
  • Smoking cessation
Funding Scheme Project Title Approved Amount (HK$)
Teaching Development Grant Enhancing Care Prioritization Competency in Nursing Students through an Innovative Peer-to-peer Multi-patient Simulation – A Cross-University Collaboration 270,000
Teaching Development and Language Enhancement Grant (TDLEG) 2022-25 A cross-disciplinary transmutable application of interactive, immersive 360 virtual reality videos on a learning management system combined with facilitated structured 3D debriefing – an innovative experiential learning pedagogy in enhancing student learning engagement 1,000,000
Teaching Development Grant The use of innovation “Hybrid Immersive Simulation Experience (HISE)” in a standardized simulation curriculum to enhance undergraduate clinical competence and readiness to practice 499,712
  1. Fung JT, Chan SL, 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.
  2. Fung JT*, Zhang W, Yeung MN, Pang MT, Lam VS, Chan BK, Wong JY. Evaluation of students' perceived clinical competence and learning needs following an online virtual simulation education programme with debriefing during the COVIDÔÇÉ19 pandemic. Nursing Open. 2021 Jul 31. Available from doi: 10.1002/nop2.1017
  3. Chan SL, Lin CC, Chau PH, Takemura N, Fung JT. Evaluating online learning engagement of nursing students. Nurse Education Today. 2021 May 26:104985. Available from doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2021.104985
  4. Ganotice FA, Gill H, Fung JT, Wong JK, Tipoe GL. Autonomous motivation explains interprofessional education outcomes. Medical Education. 2021 Jun;55(6):701-12. Available from: doi: 10.1111/medu.14423


Year Award Scheme/Institution
  • Teaching Innovation Award (Team leader)
Teaching Excellence Awards, The University of Hong Kong