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More Filipino Nurses Now Opting To Work in UK Than US

March 1, 2015 Category :Nursing News 1

More and more Filipino nurses are now opting to work in the United Kingdom than in the United States, according to local recruiters. Citing data from the UK Borders and Immigration Agency, recruitment leaders yesterday said that the number of Filipino nurses deployed to UK in the past three years has already surpassed those deployed […]

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MDC – Top Nursing College

February 18, 2015 Category :Nursing News 0

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) announced recently the top-performing schools offering the Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs in the country for 2009. These schools rated higher than 40.70% national passing average set by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the school’s number of exam takers in the 2009 June and November results of […]

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IT’S ASEAN DENGUE DAY: KILOS NA! MAG-4S KONTRA DENGUE!

February 4, 2015 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Public schools, churches, public markets and communities will have something in common today: all will conduct anti-dengue activities simultaneously. The Department of Health (DOH) today urged top officials and leaders of the country’s public schools, churches, public markets, and communities to conduct search and destroy activities in their areas of jurisdiction to prevent dengue. This […]

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Moratorium on new nursing, teaching courses–CHEd

January 8, 2015 Category :Nursing News 0

MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Higher Education has imposed a moratorium on the opening of new programs in business administration, nursing, teacher education, hotel and restaurant management, and information technology education, effective school year 2011-2012, it was learned Tuesday.

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CHED to ‘failing’ Nursing Schools : Shape Up or Close Shop

January 5, 2015 Category :Nursing News 2

The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) warned nursing schools with dismal board examination passing rates to shape up within the next three years or close shop. CHEd Executive Director Julito Vitriolo said on Tuesday that “more than 100 nursing schools” around the country would be closed by 2013 if their average board exam passing rate […]

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Rules When Giving Drugs through NGT

November 11, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

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Health secretary tells students: Avoid nursing

November 7, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

Even Health Secretary Enrique Ona is advising incoming college students: Stay out of nursing. In a consultation here on Monday, Ona noted that too many nurses were needing jobs here and abroad, while many nursing schools were closing following a government-mandated review of their quality of instruction. “If I have a daughter today, I would […]

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Who’s the ‘tweet-est’ nurse in the world?

November 5, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

After turning Manila into the “texting capital of the world,” Pinoys are now making their mark in the Twitter world of short, real-time social media content. Ronnievinn Pagtakhan, a registered nurse and a teacher at Centro Escolar University (CEU) and Mapua Institute of Technology , was named winner of Twitter’s international Shorty Award in the […]

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What is Colorectal Cancer?

November 4, 2014 Category :Nursing Schools 0

Risk factors for colorectal cancer include age 50 or older, history of polyps, family history of polyp and/or colorectal  cancer, a history of ulcerative colitis, and diet high in fat and low in fiber. Recommended routine screening for early detection include fecal occult blood testing and colonoscopy depending on personal and family history. CBC may […]

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Focus on Occupational Health Nursing

November 3, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

Occupational Health Nursing refers to the application of nursing principles and procedures in providing health service to employees in their place of work through Prompt and efficient nursing care of the ill and impaired Participation in teaching health and safety practices on the job Cooperation with plant department administrators Keeping the health clinic and staff […]

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Body of Ilonggo nurse killed in New Zealand quake identified

November 2, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

The remains of one of the two missing Ilonggo nurses trapped in a building that collapsed in February 22 earthquake in Christchurch City in New Zealand has been identified. The body of Valquin Bensurto, 23, from Jaro District in Iloilo City, was identified among those recovered from the collapsed Canterbury Television (CTV) Building, Bensurto’s elder […]

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Nurses swamp DoLE for rural jobs

October 30, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

Only a day after it announced that it was recruiting nurses for rural health work, the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) was swamped by more than 15,000 applicants, a labor official said Tuesday. DoLE spokesperson Nicon Fameronag said that as of 1:42 p.m. Tuesday, 15,858 online applicants had registered for the 10,000 slots of […]

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A Career Nursing – Is it the Right Choice for You?

October 28, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 1

Are you contemplating on what to take up in college? Or are you one who is looking for a change in career? Are you considering of getting a nursing degree but you are having second thoughts if this is the right career for you? It is important that this fact is mentioned: nursing is not […]

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Double victory for CNU – 5 in top 10, 98.08% passing rate

October 20, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

THE result of the July 2010 Nursing Licensure Examination was a double victory for the Cebu Normal University (CNU). Aside of having five topnotchers, the school also landed in the top 10 among the 209 nursing schools (with 100 and more examinees) in the country in terms of the national passing percentage rate.

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Nursing topnotcher had prayed for No. 1

October 20, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Rayan Abogado Oliva, the topnotcher in the nursing board examinations last July, had prayed everyday that he would top all examinees and posted in his room the number 1 sign which greeted him every morning he woke up. Oliva, who graduated magna cum laude at the Ateneo de Naga University, said he was very specific […]

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More want to be doctors as global demand for nurses declines

October 19, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

Amid the decline in the global demand for Filipino nurses, more graduates of science-related courses are now pursuing a degree in medicine, the Board of Medicine said over the weekend. Board of Medicine member Jose Cueto said the lessening of employment opportunities for nurses abroad seems to have contributed to the increase in National Medical […]

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The only Filipino nurse to pass Japan’s nursing exam

October 17, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

Nurse Ever Lalin, like others in the first batch of 98 nurses and caregivers who went to Japan May last year for a training stint preparatory to taking the Japanese nursing licensure exam, had no prior lessons in the Niponggo language. “Halimaw ah (A monster’s feat),” cheered nurse bloggers when it was announced last March […]

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Foreign nurses in Japan decry tough pass-or-go-home exams

October 17, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

TOKYO—Japan allows hundreds of Southeast Asian nurses to work on short-term contracts, but the health-care workers say the exams they must pass for the right to stay longer are so tough that almost all flunk them. Nurses and care-givers from Indonesia and the Philippines are now asking their host country to relax the requirements that […]

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NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION for December 2010 ‘Re-Scheduled’

October 16, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

In accordance with Board of Nursing Resolution No. 2010-17 of July 27, 2010, the NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION for December 2010 has been “re-scheduled” from Dec. 12 & 13 to Dec. 19 & 20, 2010.

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NCR and Regional Oathtaking Schedules for New Nurses

October 16, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

NCR Oathtaking for New Nurses from the July 2010 Nursing Board Exam is set for September 20 and 21, 2010. Tickets will be available at PNA, Manila after the official release of the July 2010 Nursing Board Exam Results.

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