Department of Health and Agriculture（specialty group related to health and agriculture）, previously known as Department of Environment, Health and Food Technology, has a long history at Hangzhou Wanxiang Polytechnic and has been consistently educating lots of professional and technical talents in different programs of Rehabilitation Engineer, Senior Citizen Service and Management, Seniors Care, Environmental Monitoring and Control Technology, Greenfood Production & Inspection, and Agricultural Produce Logistics.
Developing the industry of health and service is one of the key goals in Zhejiang province. This requires establishing industry chain of health and service to meet people’s different service needs. The department of health and agriculture is aiming at promoting health and service industry and characterized by Ecological health. It integrated Rehabilitation treatment technology, combination of medical care, Environmental Monitoring and Control Technology, food safety inspection and management, ecological agricultural technology and agricultural business and management. The purpose of the department is to cultivate more technical personnel and service talents with international view and Humanities. To master basic knowledge and skills related different fields is necessary as well, such as Rehabilitation treatment, health and service, Environmental Monitoring, food safety management, agricultural business and management and so on.
The nursing profession was established in 2019. This major is oriented to the needs of regional economic development in Zhejiang province, committed to the integration of all- round development and healthy personality, in order to cultivate high-quality and high-skill applied talents who meet the needs of China's socialist modernization construction and health care development. Specifically, these talents are supposed to have the ability of lifelong learning and good professional quality, characterized by precision rehabilitation nursing, engaging in clinical rehabilitation care, community care, preventive care, nursing management, nursing teaching, nursing research and other positions in all kinds of medical, rehabilitation, medical and nursing institutions. Students are expected to be global-minded, entrepreneurial and harmonious with both excellent rehabilitation nursing skills and humanistic care.
The program of senior citizen service and management was founded in 2018. This program meeting the need of regional economic development in zhejiang province, training for high-quality skilled talents who have basic knowledge of institutional management, health care and rehabilitation, who are proficient in the application, implementation and on-site management of mature and advanced technologies in this program, who could adapt to nursing assistants, health managers, pension service institution staffs and other positions in the modern high-end pension service industry,and who have international vision. We have established a comprehensive training room for elderly care and shared the training center with the program of rehabilitation engineering.
The program of rehabilitation engineering was established in 2015. This program aims to develop the high-quality talents who has the basic theory of rehabilitation equipment, for example, the prosthetics and orthotics, wheelchair, crutch, who are capable of employing the techniques of prosthetics and orthotics and the systematic theory of rehabilitation medicine and sports science, who are skilled in application of modern rehabilitation treatment operations and common exercise techniques, who are able to design, make and maintain various rehabilitation auxiliary appliance, who engaged in the production of rehabilitation auxiliary appliance, marketing of medical equipments, rehabilitation treatment and guidance, and who have an international vision, adapting to the market demand and modern enterprise requirements, have strong operational ability and innovative ability high quality technical skills.
The Environmental Monitoring and Control Technology is one of the first municipal-level key majors among the high educational institutions in Hangzhou. It is satisfies with the ecological environmental protection needs of Zhejiang province. Partnering with 15 off-campus practical training bases established at corporations, such as Zhejiang Environmental Monitoring Center, and Zhejiang Research Institute of Chemical Industry. It aims at cultivating the high-quality skillful talents with innovation spirit and practical ability to serve environmental protection industries and enterprises, who are skillful in the fields of sampling analysis and testing, environment monitoring, environmental pollution control, indoor environmental impact testing and management, enterprise security and management position working. At present, this major has possessed 4 province-level top quality courses and owns the only province-level excellent team of teaching staff with Master’s Degree or above, among which there is 1 professor, 3 associate professors and the professional teachers. All the teaching staffs have undertaken and/or participated in many provincial or municipal level research projects. Also they have served Zhejiang environmental protection industries, the third party testing enterprises and relevant enterprises and institutions.
The major of Green Food Production and Inspection b was established in 2007, and was successively awarded the title of college-level brand major, college-level advantage major, excellent innovation team of Hangzhou, key major of Hangzhou and major of Zhejiang Province. This major, based on the green food industry chain and oriented to the Yangtze river delta, devoted to cultivating the high-quality skillful talents and entrepreneurial operation personnel of various green food producing and processing, food inspection, food safety management, food inspecting and food safety system consultation and certification of third-party institutions, supervision and management ability of government departments. At present, it has 1 professor, 2 associate professors, 2 senior engineers and 4 doctors. All professional teachers have master's degree or above, and each person has provincial or municipal research projects. In order to strengthen applied research and service enterprises, food research institute was established in 2009. In the past five years, full-time teachers have led and participated in 34 scientific research projects, 22 educational reform projects, 3 national invention patents, and published 36 papers, among which 11 SCI papers. She has won 2 and 5 second prizes of excellent teaching and research achievements of education and education for adults in zhejiang province. I guided students to win 34 awards in college students skills competition and 18 innovation and entrepreneurship projects.（There are also food quality and safety majors, it was established in 2017. Based on the green food industry chain and oriented to the Yangtze river delta, the major aims to cultivate theories and basic knowledge of food science, biology and chemistry. Have the basic skills of food quality and safety inspection, management and certification, be familiar with and timely update and master the application of internationally accepted food quality and safety systems, regulations and standards, and the supervision and management ability of government departments; With the spirit of hard struggle, pioneering and innovative ideas, and the courage to keep forging ahead, we have a solid foundation of theoretical knowledge, but also have a strong practical ability of high quality composite technical skills. ）
Logistics and management for agricultural products (Agricultural business and management) was established in 2017. It is devoted to serve in various enterprises in the fields of logistic management for agricultural products, mainly engage in work related to market research, agricultural production and management, transport movement control, warehouse management, logistics project planning, etc.
The Horticultural Technology aims to cultivate high-quality and skillful talents with innovation spirit and practical ability, who are skillful in the fields of production and operation of horticulture crops, and landscape layout and construction of ornamental plant.
The Department of Health and agriculture has been focusing on training students’ practical skills. It has many off- campus training bases which have provided with a broad space for training students’ skills. The Director of the department together with all the teachers, cordially welcome any guidance from leaders and colleagues! Perspective students are welcomed to study in the Department!