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Ya-Lie Ku

Associate Professor

Spiritual Nursing
Nursing Project
Creative Teaching
Gender Education
Elderly and Long-Term Care


1. Ku, Y. L.(correspondent), Lee, P. Y., Shen, M. H., & Kuo, C. L. (2014, June). Constructing and

刊Evaluating a Nursing Capstone Course for Cultivating Creativity in RN-BSN Students in Taiwan.

論Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 4(7), 1-10. ISSN: 1925--4040

文 2. Ku, Y. L.(correspondent),, Lee, P. Y., Chin-Tang Tu, Shen, M. H., & Kuo, C. L.

(2015, March). Validating the questionnaire of factors influencing creative process for RN-BSNstudents in Taiwan. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 5(5), 55-64. DOI: 10.5430/jnep.v5n5p55

3.Ku, Y. L. (2015, April). Evaluating creative thinking of RN-BSN students in the course of clinical case study and practicum. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 52(3), 290-299.(SSCI/Impact Factor : 0.79, 89/206 in Education)(SSCI/Impact Factor : 0.79, 89/206 in Education)

4.Lee, P. Y., Tu, C. T., Shen, M. H., & Ku, Y. L. (correspondent) (2016, May). Effectiveness of a nursing capstone project course in enhancing nursing student creativity. Innovative Journal of Medical and Health Science, 6(3), 69-75.

5.Ku, Y. L. (correspondent), & Kuo, C. L. (2016, August). Develop a teaching framework of creative thinking in nursing education on the creative process

of clinical nurses in Taiwan. Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 53(4), 424-434.



1.Ku, Y. L.(Correspondent), Kuo, S. M., & Yao, C. Y. (2010). Establishing the validity of a spiritual distress scale for cancer patients hospitalized in southern Taiwan. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 16(3), 134-138. (IF:0.52)(SocSci2006)

2.Ku, Y. L.(correspondent), Tu, C. T., & Yao, C. Y. (2013). A Shorter Version of the Spiritual Distress Scale for Cancer Patients: A Preliminary Study from Confirmatory Factor Analysis Approach,Taiwan Journal of Hospice Palliative Care, 18(3), 269-278.

3.Ku, Y. L.(2016). Integrative Review of Literature on Spiritual Care in Nursing. International Journal of Nursing, 4(1), accepted. Online publication on August 15, 2016.

4.Ku, Y. L.(2016). An overview of Ku's spiritual literature in nursing of Taiwan. Journal of Christian Nursing, accepted.

5.Ku, Y. L.(correspondent), Liu, Y. H., Yang, W. P., Cheng, W. J., & Chang, P. J. (2016). Spiritual nursing course using a narrative process for BSN and MSN programs. International Review of Social Sciences and Humanities, accepted.