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House Leaders Seek Probe of Nursing OJT

October 29, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

MANILA, Philippines—House leaders on Saturday called for an investigation into the pernicious practice of levying fees on registered nurses seeking on-the-job training with hospitals and medical institutions. According to House Assistant Majority Leader Karlo Alexei Nograles Why should nurses be treated this way? This is an immoral and unacceptable practice, if indeed this is true […]

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Helpful Tips for Finding a Job as an RN Nurse

October 29, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 2

The nursing profession is one of the most in demand jobs today. A manifestation of this is that the United States and Canada have been hiring Registered Nurses from other countries, especially from the Philippines. However, most nursing graduates who recently passed the board exams find it hard to get a job. Partly because they […]

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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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WHAT IS SIADH?

October 27, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

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MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE FREE MEDICINES TO BREAST CANCER PATIENTS

October 26, 2014 Category :Nursing News 1

The Department of Health, represented by Health Assistant Secretary Elmer Punzalan, and the Philippine Cancer Society, Inc. (PCSI) forged a Memorandum of Agreement to provide free medicines to breast cancer patients to be pilot initially in four hospitals, namely Philippine General Hospital (PGH), East Avenue Medical Center (EAMC), Rizal Medical Center (RMC) and the Jose […]

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What is Anorexia Nervosa?

October 25, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 0

Anorexia nervosa is not just an eating disorder. It actually is the fear of gaining weight. A person suffering from anorexia nervosa usually perceives himself as a really fat person, even it is the contrary. Most anorexics are more concerned about gaining weight. They still crave in to hunger but then excessively exercise to burn […]

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Study Finds Lower Nurse-to-Patient Ratios Save Lives,Help Nurses

October 25, 2014 Category :Nursing Articles 2

Are lower nurse-to-patient ratios a life saver or a money waster? That debate has been going on for years. Now, a new study of surgical patients in New Jersey and Pennsylvania has found that as many as 14 percent fewer patients would have died if hospitals in those states had required the same number of […]

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Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH)

October 24, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

Syndrome of Inappropriate ADH secretion results when the ability to maximally dilute urine is lost.  Hypersecretion of vasopressin increases tabular reabsorption of water.  It is the basis that fluid retention occurs

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What is NEPHROTIC SYNDROME?

October 23, 2014 Category :Nursing Reviewer 0

Nephrotic Syndrome is a clinical disorder characterized by: Marked increase in protein in the urine (proteinuria); Decrease in albumin in the blood (hypoalbuminemia); Edema; and Hyperlipidemia Causes: Chronic Glomerulonephritis, Diabetes Mellitus, SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus) Clinical Manifestations: a. slow onset of fluid retention hat progressees to pitting edema b. Hematuria, urinary casts

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Traditional Medicine Expo 2010 by the Singapore TCM Organizations Committee

October 22, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

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THE COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE (TCI)

October 22, 2014 Category :Training Centers 0

THE COMMONWEALTH INSTITUTE (TCI) is an IELTS test preparation center in Makati.  It was established in 2003 with a singular mission: to enable its students to achieve proficiency in English language use and pass any of the English language proficiency examinations administered by universities and testing institutions here and abroad.

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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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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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Nurses Training Fee: IS IT LEGAL?

October 18, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

Is the practice among hospitals to charge training fees by as much as P20,000 on nurses legal? Eastern Samar Ben Evardone is urging the appropriate committee in the House of Representatives to look into this, raising alarm that hospitals, both government and private, may already be exploiting the nurses.

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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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WHO and the International Olympic Committee sign agreement to improve healthy lifestyles

October 15, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

WHO and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) are teaming up to promote healthy lifestyle choices, including physical activity, sports for all, Tobacco Free Olympic Games, and the prevention of childhood obesity. As outlined in a memorandum of understanding signed today in Lausanne, the WHO and IOC will work at both the international and country level […]

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Envoy appeals US blacklisting of Pinoy PT grads

October 15, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

The Philippines’ ambassador to the United States is urging American licensure authorities to defer the implementation of a 1-year ban on Filipino physical therapy (PT) graduates who want to take the US National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE). In a press release, Philippine Ambassador to the US Willy Gaa said he is asking the Federation of […]

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Judge Sides With Pinoy Nurse Fired For Speaking in Tagalog

October 14, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

FAIRFAX, Virginia – The Maryland Department of Labor reversed an order that withheld unemployment benefits from one of three Filipina nurses who were fired from a Baltimore hospital for speaking Tagalog. Administrative judge Stuart Breslow sided with the nurses when he said in his ruling that no patient was ever put in danger when they […]

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More than five million people receiving HIV treatment

October 13, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

WHO advises earlier treatment among people with HIV 19 JULY 2010 | GENEVA | VIENNA — An estimated 5.2 million people in low and middle-income countries were receiving life-saving HIV treatment at the end of 2009, according to the latest update from WHO. WHO estimates that 1.2 million people started treatment in 2009, bringing the […]

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WHO launches Global Network of Age-friendly Cities

October 12, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

Urban environments that allow older people to remain active and healthy WHO launches the Global Network of Age-friendly Cities as part of a broader response to the rapid ageing of populations. Populations in almost every corner of the world are growing older. The greatest changes are occurring in less-developed countries. By 2050, it is estimated […]

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