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Academy of Filipino Neurosurgeons, Inc.

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The Academy of Filipino Neurosurgeons, Inc. is a scientific and professional association dedicated to advancing the Neurosurgical specialty in the Philippines. It is composed of higly trained and competent specialists who provide the highest standard of neurosurgical practice by postering among its members the high standards of competence, ethics and conduct. The Academy strives to deliver adequate neurosurgical care to all parts of the country by providing expertise and disseminating information on Neurosurgery and related fields. It encourages research in Neurological Surgery and the Neurosciences for the advancement of the specialty and it also coordinates with medical schools, hospitals and allied organization for the improvement of the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate teaching and training of Filipino Neurosurgeons.
Location: ACADEMY OF FILIPINO NEUROSURGEONS, INC. B.Braun Complex, 2nd Floor, JMT Building, ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City Metro Manila Philippines Phone: (632) 633.72.84

Singapore Nursing Board

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 2

The Singapore Nursing Board (SNB) is the regulatory authority for nurses and midwives in Singapore. Its scope and functions are defined in the Nurses and Midwives Act for the purpose of registration and enrolment of nurses, the registration of midwives and the certification of Advanced Practice Nurses and related matters. To practise nursing and/or midwifery in Singapore, a nurse or midwife must be registered with the Singapore Nursing Board (SNB) and possess a valid practising certificate.
Location: Singapore Nursing Board 16 College Road #01-01 College of Medicine Building Singapore 169854

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National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service, Inc. (NAPNES)

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service, Inc. (NAPNES) is the oldest association that advocates the education and practice of practical and vocational nurses. In fact, we are the organization that is responsible for the legislation that provides for the licensure, and education of practical nursing in the United States. Founded in 1941 by Practical Nursing Educators, NAPNES has grown to become a multi-disciplinary organization that welcomes not only LP/VNs, but also RNs, MDs, Student Practical Nurses, Practical Nursing Educators, Practical Nursing Schools, agencies, organizations, lay community and other individuals that are interested in promoting the professional practice, and education of practical nurses. NAPNES is a 501(c)3 non-profit association dedicated to promoting and defending the practice, education and regulation of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN), Licensed Vocational Nurses (LVN), Practical Nursing Educators, Practical Nursing Schools, and Practical Nursing Students. NAPNES has constituent state members throughout the U.S., also serving their membership are: – Council of Practical Nurse Educators (COPNE) – Council of Student Practical Nurses (CSPN) – Council of Long-Term Care LP/VNs (CLTC) – Multi-Skilled Nursing Care Certification Organization (MSNC CO) Membership in NAPNES is open to RNs, LPNs, LVNs, students, schools of practical nursing, organizations, and public members interested in promoting the ideals of the organization.
Location: National Association for Practical Nurse Education and Service, Inc. P O Box 25647 Alexandria, VA 22313 USA Phone: 703-933-1003 Fax: 703-940-4089

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Philippine Nurses Society of New Zealand

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 0

The formation of the group of Filipino Nurses in Wellington was first initiated in 1999 by the guidance of Rev. Fr. Raymond Soriano, SVD, Filipino Chaplain. The idea of Philippine Nurses Society of New Zealand was then formulated and organized by a group of Filipino nurses. The first set of officers were elected on April of the same year. It has been agreed to be recognized as a Society through formal application for incorporation under the Incorporated Societies Act 1908. The Philippine Nurses Society New Zealand was then incorporated on the 23rd day of December, 1999. PHILOSOPHY: Philippine Nurses Society of New Zealand’s philisophy is to provide a close social relationship with a professional focus, cultural, moral, psychological support, advice and assistance to all Filipino nurses within the greater Wellington region.
Location: Philippine Nurses Society of New Zealand Inc Wellington, New Zealand Phone: (04) 389 7077

Occupational Health Nurses Association Inc.

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 12

Occupational Health Nurses Association Inc. offers the following services: – Health Care Services Contact: FANNY ISIDRO Designation: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Location: Occupational Health Nurses Association Inc. Cityland Condominium Tower 1 248 Sen. Gil Puyat Avenue 1200 Makati, Philippines Phone: 8402211 Fax: 8943049

Emergency Nurses Association (ENA)

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 1

The EMERGENCY NURSES ASSOCIATION (ENA) is the national Association for professional nurses dedicated to the advancement of emergency nursing practice. ENA serves its members by achieving the following aims: – To be the definitive authority on emergency nursing. – To define the standards of excellence for emergency nursing. – To promote the specialty of emergency nursing. – To promote quality emergency care through continuing education activities. – To be the resource for emergency nursing practice, professionalism, education, research, and consultation. – To identify and address emergency care issues. – To work collaboratively with other health-related organizations toward the improvement of emergency care. – To affirm the ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses Whether you are a staff nurse or manager in an emergency department, an administrator, prehospital, flight, pediatric or trauma emergency nurse, an emergency clinical nurse specialist, nurse practitioner, student or educator, you can benefit from membership in ENA. No matter your level of experience, or the size of your emergency department, membership in ENA contributes to your professional growth. ENA provides the best membership value for your dues investment. ENA endorses a recognized certification program that acknowledges competence and achievement in emergency nursing. In addition, the Association offers unparalleled educational opportunities, an effective networking system, quality group insurance coverage, and much more. Upon joining the national Association, a member obtains membership at the national level, as well as representation at the state level. Active members have the right to vote and hold office at all levels. Joining the ENA means joining a national professional network of emergency nurses. Ask ENA members to describe their growth experience with the Association. Better yet, find out for yourself what membership in ENA can do for you! ENA assists all nurses in emergency care settings and related fields in understanding the function, importance and impact of the role of emergency nurses through its professional publications, legislative updates and public relations activities regarding emergency nursing issues. ENA monitors and addresses federal and state legislation affecting emergency nursing health care and practice through its networking system of chapters, state councils, national committees and a legislative consulting service.
Location: Emergency Nurses Association Headquarters 915 Lee Street Des Plaines, IL 60016-6569 Phone: 800/900-9659

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Philippine Nurses Association

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 8

As early as 1917, a group of Filipino nurses had already felt the need to organize themselves. But the idea to form an association was realized only in 1922 when the representatives of different nursing groups and schools met at the nurses’ dormitory of the Philippine General Hospital. Presided over by Ms. Anastacia Giron, the meeting resulted to the organization of the Filipino Nurses Association (FNA). Ms. Francisca Delgado was elected first president of the Association. A month after its conception, the FNA adopted its constitution and by-laws. The Association was incorporated in January 1924 and held its first annual national convention in the ensuing month. With the primary purpose to promote the standards of the nursing and other allied professions, the FNA has been a major instrument in bringing about improvements in the practice of the profession. In cooperation with hospital authorities, the FNA observes the National Hospital Day which was first celebrated on May 12, 1926, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. The FNA was admitted as member of the International Council of Nurses (ICN) in 1929. In 1955, Proclamation No. 539 was issued by President Carlos P. Garcia declaring the last week of October of every year as Nurses Week and authorizing the Filipino Nurses Association to take charge of the celebration. Among the other notable accomplishments of the Association are: the standard curriculum for nursing schools in the country, the publication of the handbook for public health workers, and the preparation of the code of ethics for nurses. The FNA which was renamed Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) in 1962 continues to uphold its vision to uplift the ideals and spirit of the nursing profession in the country and to win for the profession the respect and recognition of the international community.

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Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 7

Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc. is the recognized national organization of nurses interested in the specialization of critical care nursing practice in the Philippines. Critical Care Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc. (CCNAPI) was founded in February, 1977. To date it has over 3000 members. Philosophy: The critical care nurses of the Philippines, conscious of their responsibility for the promotion of man’s health and welfare, for national development, and having the desire to give support to their professional and personal growth and development have organized themselves into a national association committed to the ideals of service to the people, equality, justice and social progress.

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Philippine Band of Mercy

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 10

Philippine Band of Mercy is a private non-stock, non-profit foundation established in 1937 and since then providing free medical and surgical services to underprivileged children born with cleft lip / palate deformities. What was founded by Irving S. Hart, an American war veteran who came to the Philippines in 1899 to give aid to deformed & disfigured indigents has now become a growing multi-sectoral partnership driven by a mission of providing thousands of indigent Filipinos physically disfigured at birth, with opportunity to avail of medical help and support for reconstruction, rehabilitation and medical treatment. Together with its partners, PBM is now in the process of transforming cleft lip/palate stricken children, many of them haven’t had the experience of knowing the true meaning of a smile a chance to improve their quality of life! And the heart-work of PBM volunteers is evident in the beautiful smiles that these children have and the bright future they now face. Philippine Band of Mercy’s achievements underlies in the selfless dedication of each member in sharing their precious time and resources to bring about an astounding change to citizens with deformities. Philippine Band of Mercy is also building a Craniofacial Center in the Philippines which is geared to provide surgical procedures and support care services for craniofacial anomalies as well as training and continuing education to Filipino doctors, and those from neighboring countries.
Location: Philippine Band of Mercy 22 East Avenue, Brgy. Pinyahan, Diliman Quezon City, Philippines 1100 Phone: +632.433.7260 / +632.433.3088

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Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines

September 8, 2009 Category :Healthcare Associations 2

Every year thousands go to foreign countries, drawn by higher incomes and better opportunities for professional growth. The continuous exodus of nurses has made it an imperative for our training institutions to continually develop nursing professionals to meet the needs of our own people. Apart from the educational institutions, this task of continuous professional development rests with the professional organizations, one of which has been active in ensuring continuous learning for nurses —  the Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines (ANSAP).   The organization, composed of nursing service directors, chief nurses, and other supervising nurses, was formed in 1967, ANSAP members are the ones who maintain the efficiency and effectiveness of all nurses in the many hospitals and health care institutions in the country. » Continue Reading

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