In 2003, Yueyang Vocational Technical College was approved by six ministries including the Ministry of Education as a cultivating and training base for urgent-needed nursing talents. The major of nursing is an inclusive major with the financial support of the central government, an experimental major of the educational reforms in Hunan province, a provincial exquisite major, a provincial characterized and demonstrative major, the core major of the provincial demonstrative and characterized major group of health service. The nursing school has led the construction of the technical examining criteria and the examining questions database of the higher vocational nursing major of Hunan Province and the establishment of the strategic alliance of production-education-research of geriatric nursing of Yueyang city, the key laboratory of geriatric health care in Yueyang city, and the scientific and technological innovation and starting-business team of Yueyang city. This major has already got a history of 54 years, now it has 3 educational levels in total, i.e. the 3-year higher vocational program, the 5-year higher vocational program and the self-study undergraduate program, it has set up specialty directions like clinical nursing, geriatric nursing, foreign-related nursing (nursing for going to Japan and nursing for going to Germany), the number of enrolled students reaches 6,000. Jiang Xiaoying, the winner of the 43th Nightingale prize was hired as a guest professor and honorary dean. There are 99 teachers in service and with authorized strength and 97 part-time teachers, including two provincial leaders of majors, two provincial Youth Cadre teachers, 15 professors, 38 associate professors, 172 teachers of “double professor type”. It undertakes the construction of one educational resources course on the national level and it owns two provincial exquisite courses, three classes of provincial famous teachers, 4 courses with open provincial exquisite resources, its educational team has been set up as projects like “Provincial Excellent Educational Team”, “National May 4th Red Flag Branch of the League”. This major has an outstanding practical training centre, with an area of 4,235 square meters, including the practical training centers such as demonstrative rooms of nursing techniques, training rooms of nursing techniques, practical training rooms of adult nursing, practical training rooms of mother-infant and pediatric nursing, practical training rooms of community nursing, simulated ICUs, simulated nursing stations, simulated operating rooms, scientific and technological museums of human body and life, etc., the value of the experimental and practical training equipment and instruments is over 36.04 million yuan, the investment is near 200 million yuan, it has built up the biggest productive internship and practical training base in Northern Hunan, which combines medicine, nursing, care and studying together- Guotai Sunshine Aged Care Home. It has been involved in the projects of internship and practical training bases as vocational colleges with financial support from the central government and colleges-enterprises productive cooperation. It has implemented “Order-oriented Cultivation” with 8 three-A hospitals in both Hunan and other provinces, including XiangYa Hospital of Central South University, Children’s Hospital of Shenzhen City, General Hospital of PLA Guangzhou Military Area, etc. Currently, there are over 70 three-A internship and employment bases like Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Fuwai Hospital, CAMS &PUMC, People's Hospital of Shanghai Pudong District of Shanghai, Zhujiang Hospital of Southern Medical University, General Hospital of PLA Guangzhou Military Area, XiangYa Hospital of Central South University, Children’s Hospital of Hunan Province, No.1 People’s Hospital of Yueyang City, providing the students with strong and high-quality guarantee of employment. It also has cooperation with Nanhua University and Central South University that upgrades junior college students to university students, those students can get undergraduate diploma and bachelor’s degree certificate when they graduate from the junior college.