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Kissito Healthcare

May 21, 2015 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

Kissito Healthcare is a non-profit organization managing 11 nursing and rehabilitation homes across America. Kissito Healthcare is firm believers in their organization’s purpose and values, and are committed to providing world class care in a comfortable and cost efficient setting, as well as to promoting diverse, active, meaningful lifestyles. Kissito Healthcare is known for their great passion for excellence, enthusiasm for life, love of laughter, and loving spirits. Kissito Healthcare homes is staffed by certified and experienced professionals who are dedicated to around the clock quality healthcare and Uplifting Lives. Kissito Healthcare skilled, trained, and knowledgeable employees are the key to everything they do and everything they strive to be. Kissito Healthcare employees are happy, and it shows! Kissito Healthcare is proud to say Kissito’s turnover rate is among the lowest in their field, owing to their commitment to each team member and recognition of the important balance between work and home.
Location: Kissito Healthcare 5228 Valleypointe Parkway Suite 1, Bldg. B Roanoke, VA 24019 USA Phone: 1.866.KISSITO (547.7486) Fax: 540.265.0305

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Philippine Nurses Association of North Carolina

May 20, 2015 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Philippine Nurses Association of North Carolina PNA-NC , was formed in response to the escalating need for a collective effort in addressing the multifarious issues and concerns of Filipino and Filipino American nurses in North Carolina. It aims to rally them to take an active role in promoting the advancement of the nursing profession while contributing to the development of a positive nursing image responsive to the metamorphosing health care arena and cognizant of a national nursing shortage that is threatening delivery of quality health care. From the initial meeting in the fall of 2000 hitherto, active and respectable Filipino nurses from the various fields of nursing practice that make up the leadership of the PNA-NC have been working towards unifying the burgeoning numbers of Filipino and Filipino American nurses in the state. Its primary goal is to foster the personal and professional growth of its members. Issue and value driven and driven to succeed embody the core paradigm of the association.
Location: Philippine Nurses Association of North Carolina P.O. Box 91224 Raleigh, North Carolina 27675 USA Phone: (919)235-1332 or (919)403-7381.

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The Philippine Nurses Association Of San Diego County

May 19, 2015 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Philippine Nurses Association Of San Diego County, Inc. is a non-profit organization of nursing professionals dedicated to the medical community of our chapter region within the Philippine Nurses Association Of America (PNAA). The PNASD, for thirty years, has taken pride in providing for our members and beyond, education, service, and unity to further our mission statement and philosophy. Their image throughout San Diego, as well as throughout the country, has been expanding greatly these past few years with the help and devotion of their members. With workshops, participation in national conferences, scholarship programs, community services, collaboration with other nursing organizations, and monthly meetings, the PNASD has remained a strong professional and cultural influence in San Diego. The PNASD offers monthly in-service courses and annual conferences that satisfy Continuing Education Units (CEU) which are applied towards earning or renewing the California State Nursing Licensure, as well as the opportunity to share this network of friendship and professionalism as a civic community, and as nursing professionals.
Location: The Philippine Nurses Association Of San Diego County P. O. Box 881114, San Diego, CA 92168 USA Phone: (619) 235-5502

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Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California

May 19, 2015 Category :Healthcare Associations 1

Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California Inc is the Filipino American professional nursing organization of choice in Southern California. As the official professional organization of Filipino American nurses in Southern California, PNASC will uphold the positive image and welfare of its constituent members, promote professional excellence and contribute to significant outcomes to healthcare and society. Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California Gaols: – Promote activities which will unify the Filipino American nurses in Southern California. – Collaborate with professional organizations and agencies in developing and implementing programs relevant to nursing practice, education and research. – Participate actively in community activities which directly and indirectly impact nursing and healthcare.
Location: Philippine Nurses Association of Southern California 17028 South Maria Ave., Cerritos, CA 90703 USA Memberships: c/o Emma Cuenca Membership Chair 4120 Toland Way, Los Angeles, CA 90065 USA

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Filipino American Medical Inc.

May 18, 2015 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

Filipino American Medical Inc. is a non-profit corporation that was founded by Niles Perlas, CRNA and friends in 1999 at New York City. FAMI brings American and Filipino American Physicians, Nurses and other Medical Professionals to the Philippines to serve the poor. FAMI partners with local medical teams and NGO to maximize its service to the needy.
Location: Filipino American Medical (FAMI) PO Box 161 New York, New York 10101 USA Phone: 212-582-3304

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American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)

May 17, 2015 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

With roots dating to 1929, the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is the oldest women’s health care organization in the U.S. American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) provides research, accredits midwifery education programs, administers and promotes continuing education programs, establishes clinical practice standards, creates liaisons with state and federal agencies and members of Congress. The mission of American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) is to promote the health and well-being of women and infants within their families and communities through the development and support of the profession of midwifery as practiced by certified nurse-midwives, and certified midwives. The philosophy inherent in the profession states that nurse-midwives believe every individual has the right to safe, satisfying health care with respect for human dignity and cultural variations.
Location: American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) 8403 Colesville Rd, Suite 1550 Silver Spring MD 20910 USA Phone: 240-485-1800 Fax: 240-485-1818

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American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP)

May 17, 2015 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

Founded in 1993, the American College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) is a national non-profit membership organization headquartered in Washington, DC. The ACNP is focused on advocacy and keeping NPs current on legislative, regulatory and clinical practice issues that effect NPs in the rapidly changing health care arena. ACNP is a membership-directed organization for NPs, meaning the ACNP sets its annual policy agenda and policies based on the consensus of its members. ACNP’s unique membership includes individual nurse practitioners and NP students, as well as state, regional and national organization affiliates.
Location: American College of Nurse Practitioners 1111 19th Street, NW Suite 404 Washington, DC 20036 USA Phone: 202-659-2190 Fax: 202-659-2191

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American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA)

May 16, 2015 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

Founded in 1931, the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) is the professional association for more than 35,000 Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) and student nurse anesthetists. CRNAs are advanced practice nurses who are the hands-on providers of approximately 65% of all anesthesia given in the United States each year. They administer every type of anesthetic, work in every type of practice setting, and provide care for every type of surgery or procedure, from open heart to cataract to pain management.
Location: American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 222 South Prospect Avenue Park Ridge, Illinois 60068-4001 USA Phone: 847-692-7050 Fax: 847-692-6968

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Research Institute for Tropical Medicine

February 26, 2015 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Research Institute for Tropical Medicine was officially recognized in the year 1981. Executive Order no. 674 was officially signed at that year. Approved the formation of the service under the Department of health, the creation and formation of the institution was funded by a grant-in-aid from the Japan Government. It was administered through the Japan International Cooperation Agency known as JICA, for the purpose of doing the task, planning, and implementing research programs for the infectious tropical diseases.

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Philippine Nurses Association of San Antonio

December 29, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Philippine Nurses Association of San Antonio (PNASA) is an educational, professional, voluntary, non-sectarian and non-profit organization. PNASA aims to: – Promote professional nursing standard as defined by the Texas Nurse Practice Act and accrediting agencies in the United States. – Collaborate professional organizations and agencies to develop and implement educational programs related to nursing practice, education and research – Provide support in the form of orientation for Filipino nurses who are new to the United States health care system. – Encourage participation of it’s members in professional and educational activities. – Support the goals and objectives of the Philippine Nurses’ Association of America.
Location: Philippine Nurses Association of San Antonio 6310 Regency Wood, San Antonio, TX 78249 USA Phone: 210-699-9339

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HCWH and the Philippine Mercury Watch Countdown to 2010

September 27, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) is an international coalition of hospitals and health care systems, medical professionals, community groups, health-affected constituencies, labor unions, environmental and environmental health organizations and religious groups that works to implement ecologically sound and healthy alternatives to health care practices that pollute the environment and contribute to disease.

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DSWD Volunteer

September 13, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The DSWD Volunteer refers to volunteers of the Bayanihang Bayan Program (BBP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development of the Philippines, a program that aims to build strong partnership between the government and private sector in implementing government programs and projects which started under the administration of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in December 2001. The DSWD volunteer program provides opportunities for individuals, groups and organizations to extend voluntary service in the implementation of social welfare and development as well as disaster operations of the government.

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Philippine Society of Nephrology

September 10, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Philippine Society of Nephrology is a cohesive body that ensures adherence to the highest standards of excellence in training and research in the field of Nephrology. It commits itself to train, regulate, and support its members to enable them to be globally competitive, ethical, excellent, and compassionate. It is a dynamic partner of Medical and Professional Societies, and a foremost source of knowledge and information. The PSN serves as a liaison between its members and various support and regulatory institutions. The society is committed to the highest quality care for patients as it leads renal related public health programs, especially those that are relevant to the Filipino people.
Location: Philippine Society of Nephrology 2nd Floor Annex Building National Kidney and Transplant Institute East Avenue, Quezon City Philippines Phone 924-3601 loc. 230 Telefax 924-2264

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Velez Nurses Alumni Association

June 24, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

Everything starts in small beginnings. On July 1, 1952, the then Cebu Velez General Hospital (CVGH) School of Nursing opened its doors to forty (40) qualified freshmen out of more than two hundred applicants. In March 1955, the school graduated its pioneer class of thirty (30) and this same class formed themselves as the CVGH School of Nursing Alumni Association on April 5, 1955. From 1955 until School Year 1972-1973, the CVGH School of Nursing continued to operate the Three-Year Diploma program. In the School year 1968-1969, the school updated its diploma to the Basic Baccalaureate curriculum and at the same time offered the supplemental Course. In the School Year 1976-1977, Velez College responded to the Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sports’ decision to adopt the Four-Year Baccalaureate curriculum for nurses. From its first graduation in March 1955 till April 2001, this institution have graduated 4,226 nurses who are practicing not only in the United States, Europe, Middle East, Australia and other Asian countries. Other pursued other fields of interest. hence we have doctors, lawyers, optometrists, businessmen, politicians and farmers among their alumni.
Location: Velez Nurses Alumni Association – VNAA Velez College – College of Nursing 41 F. Ramos Street, Cebu City 6000 CEBU Philippines Phone: +63 (917) 321-7680 Fax: +63 (32) 345-0214

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The Philippine Nurses Association of North Texas

May 1, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Philippine Nurses Association of North Texas (PNA-NT) * A non-profit organization of professional nurses * Established in 2005 as a constituent chapter of the PNAA (Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc.) * 35th Chapter of PNAA (currently 37 chapters) * One of the 12 subchapters of the PNAA South Central Region (Metro Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, North Texas, South Texas/Rio Grande Valley, Texas Cameron County, South Florida, Central Florida, Tampa Bay, Georgia and Gulf Coast) * At present, one of the 6 Chapters in the state of Texas (Metro Houston, San Antonio, El Paso, South TX/RGV, TX-Cameron County) Mission Statement: As the official chapter of the PNAA, the PNA-NT shall uphold and support the mission of the PNAA by creating positive image and welfare of its members through the promotion of professional excellence and contribution of significant outcomes to healthcare and society.
Location: The Philippine Nurses Association of North Texas (PNA-NT) North Texas, USA Tel: 214-909-5874 (mobile) 972-566-8676 (office)

Canossa Health and Social Center Foundation

April 9, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Canossa Health and Social Center Foundation is a non-profit, non-governmental healthcare and social center facility that caters the sick and the poor through out-patient services for general sickness. It provides general healthcare service, medical consultation and other services for free in identified areas and through medical mission programs in rural areas especially in the identified slum communities’ area across the Philippines. Aside from providing healthcare service, the Canossa Health and Social Center Foundation also provides skills training, general education programs and other social development programs to help the poor children learn and obtain skills that would help them to become employable or attain self sufficiency. The center is known to cater and provide for the poorest of the poor.

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Philippine Society of Newborn Medicine

March 9, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Philippine Society of Newborn Medicine, or PSNbM, is a subspecialty society of the Philippine Pediatric Society that was incorporated in November 2005 through the auspices of Dr. Emilio A. Hernandez Jr., Dr. Gloria Baens-Ramirez, Dr. Aurea Dagdag-Matias, Dr. Socorro de Leon-Mendoza and Dr. Dolores Belmonte-Sy which started way back in 1996. It has finally come into fruition through the approval of Dr. Joel Elises and Dr. Estrella Paje-Villar and was formally launched on February 10, 2006 with Dr. Emilio A. Hernadez Jr., as its first president.

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Philippine Nurses Association Hawaii

February 23, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) was formed in response to the growing need of a concerted effort to address the issues and concerns of Filipino nurses in the United States. On April 21, 1979, the Federation of Philippine Nurses Association (FPNA) was formally organized in New Jersey. On June 30, 1981, at a FPNA board meeting in Los Angeles, the FPNA became the National Organization of Philippine Nurses Association in the United States (NOPNAUS). During the national convention held in New York City on June 20, 1987, the national organization’s name was changed to its current name- the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA). Since its inception on April 21, 1979, the Philippine Nurses Association of America has made significant progress in increasing its constituent chapter organizations and has gained recognition and visibility in various sectors, particularly with the American Nurses Association. The PNAA is a member of the National Organization of Liaison Forum (NOLF) of the American Nurses Association. In 1977, the PNAA became a member at the Circle of Influence of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACCN). On November 24, 2000, PNAA formed its chapter in Hawaii and PNAA National President, Pete-Reuben Calixto installed its first president, Tina Salvador along with the other officers and this marks the birth and the beginning of the Philippine Nurses Association Hawaii. Mission: To widen the Filipino nurses’ global perspective by providing a link through which they could communicate and promote fellowship with nurses from the mainland US, the Philippines and other places, and if called for, to join forces in enhancing and uplifting the well-being of Filipino nurses.
Location: Philippine Nurses Association Hawaii P.O. Box 19085 Honolulu, Hawaii 96817 USA Mobile: 808-294-0177

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Philippine Nurses Association of South Florida

February 21, 2014 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Philippine Nurses Association of South Florida,Inc (PNASF) is a non-profit tax-exempt professional organization that shall uphold the image and foster the welfare of the Philippine-American nurses in South Florida. The Association is organized exclusively for professional, civic, educational and scientific or research purposes, volunteer work and distributions to organization that qualify as tax exempt organization under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code The PNASF is one of the 35 state chapter member of the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNA). PNASF seeks to promote the advancement of Philippine nurses in practice, education & research, and to serve the USA as a catalyst of healthy practices in daily living.The strategic themes that guide the direction of our activities are responsibility, accountability and cultural competence. To fullfill their mission, PNA of South Florida initiates and sustains health promotion and disease prevention programs to the young and aging populations, especially in medically underserved communities. Fosters efforts to advance in education and professional practice. Participates in research programs directed to enhancing individual, family and community health. promotes communication, dialogue and collaborative action among members and between the PNNA as well as other phillipine organizations of south Florida.
Location: Philippine Nurses Association of South Florida 10551 SW 67th St. Miami Florida USA Phone: 305 – 595 – 5336

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Philippine Nurses Association of Northeast Florida

December 13, 2013 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Philippine Nurses Association of Northeast Florida, Inc. is a professional organization of Filipino nurses known for their quality and compassionate care. All the members are duly licensed as Registered Nurses and Practical Nurses in the state of Florida, with varied specialties working in different institutions throughout the Northeast Florida. The Philippine Nurses Association of Northeast Florida was founded on May 23, 2004. Twelve Filipino nurses came together with a “desire”. Desire for an organization to bind them together of the same profession which is nursing, and the same heritage, that is Filipinos. Desire for an organization to belong to – where they can easily understand and be understood, be it language or the feelings, hopes or frustrations. The desire was translated into objectives to achieve the goal of the organization. A structure was then set up to support implementation of these objectives. Members Volunteered in different capacities. A kick-off membership recruitment was launched and attended by nurses from different institutions. Several meetings were held afterwards to redefine the goals and objectives and the “Philippine Nurses Association of Northeast Florida” was adopted to reflect these goals. The bylaws of the association was formulated and election was held. The association was incorporated September 13, 2004 and was granted a tax-exempt status on August 22, 2005. In two years, the association has grown to more than 350 members. It has launched a variety of activities and education programs to benefit its members and the community at large. It has afforded its members continuing education credits quarterly and annually. Members have been able to participate in community health programs and earn credits that apply toward their institution’s professional requirements. Individual assistance is being offered through the association’s Care Line and Scholarship Programs. Through its networking with other nursing and civic organizations, the association enables its members to have access to workshops, seminars and other useful resources. It recently launched the grand opening of PNA*PMS Health Clinic which provides free health services to the elderly and working uninsured. The association continues to be creative in empowering its members to grow in their profession in order to provide quality care to the people they serve.
Location: PHILIPPINE NURSES ASSOCIATION OF NORTHEAST FLORIDA, INC. 4850 Motor Yacht Drive Jacksonville, Florida 32225 USA Phone: (904) 565 -1641

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