Brief Introduction of CSPC
China Standardized Patients (SP) Practice Teaching Guidance Committee (abbreviated as "CSPC") is the only SP academic research institution in China. It has five-year history of development and its headquarter is set up in Beijing city, the capital of China. CSPC was formed under the support of a number of affiliated departments of the ministry of education of China. It has absorbed a large number of outstanding SP expert teams at home and abroad who participate in the work of the Expert Committee of CSPC. CSPC has become an authoritative institution for academic research, standard development and teaching management in the field of SP in China. CSPC is also a non-profit social organization.
The superior department of CSPC is Health Education Specialty Committee, belonging to Chinese Organization of Vocational and Technical Education. CSPC has been cooperating with two academic institutions under the Ministry of Education of China, The National Chinese Medicine Teaching Advisory Board and Steering Committee on Higher School of Medical Humanities, doing academic research in the field of SP.
CSPC's members are mainly from medical universities, hospitals, vocational colleges and nursing schools of different provinces in China , while CSPC also absorbs a small number of individual members. Some of China's leading medical universities and medical institutions such as Peking Union Medical College School of Nursing, Peking Union Hospital, PLA General Hospital, Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Shanghai University of Medicine&Health Sciences, Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Sichuan nursing vocational college, etc., are all the unit members of CSPC.
CSPC has been working with the United States, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Singapore, Australia and other countries to develop SP education project, which has cultivated a large number of SP teaching talents and management personnel in China.
CSPC created the only SP community platform and website of China, constantly absorbing SP talents all over the country to join China SP community and guiding the SP team to promote the teaching technology and the quality of work. We also set up the Chinese SP talent pool to recommend the suitable SP teaching talents for national education institutions.
CSPC has compiled the first SP training and SP case publications, created the first SP teaching and examination standards, imported the first international SP publication, constructed the first batch of a total of 20 SP teaching base, and trained the first Chinese SP trainer team. CSPC is actively promoting the development of SP education in China, and the achievements of CSPC have been focused and recognized by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health of China, and many international educational organizations and institutions in the field of SP.
In December 2017, CSPC successfully held the first International SP Forum in the history of China in Hangzhou. Many experts of different countries were invited. Many official media at home and abroad gave positive comments and reports on this event. CSPC and China SP Community have their own bilingual Chinese-English websites: www.chinesesp.com, www.chinesesp-sq.com.
CSPC actively participates in various international academic exchange activities every year, including ASPE annual meeting, GMA(German Medical Association) annual meeting and World Skills Competition. CSPC often invites international SP experts to visit China and give lectures to Chinese students, constantly learning and improving the quality and level of SP teaching throughout the country. CSPC is taking the development path of a professional SP academic Chinese institution.