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May 19, 1956


JAMA. 1956;161(3):253-254. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02970030071019

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Nurses' Training in Korea.—  Since August, 1948, when the ROK Army Nurse Corps was activated, more than 800 young women have been trained and commissioned through a program of onthe-job training in military and civilian medical institutions throughout Korea. Girls may enter nurses' training in civilian institutions under a commitment to serve three years as a commissioned nurse on completion of training.The training of nurses in civilian institutions is carried on to supplement the number of graduates from the Army Nurse Training School at Masan. A few basic differences exist in the training given ROK Army nurses: girls attending civilian institutions receive three years' training at that institution and afterward a four-week course in basic army medical training at the Masan school before receiving a commission; those whom the army trains at Masan are commissioned after six months and receive only two years of instruction. The extra year

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