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Intensive Care Nurses Have Doubts About Method For Establishing Brain Death

January 24, 2015 Category :All About Nursing 0

More than half of Sweden’s intensive care nurses doubt that a clinical neurological examination can establish that a patient is brain dead. Intensive care nurses also perceive that this uncertainty can affect relatives when the question of organ donation is raised, is reveiled in a thesis from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. End-of-life […]

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So You Want To Be a Nurse When You Grow Up?

November 26, 2014 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing Articles 0

Every child’s dream when they were still young was to help the person who‘s in needs.  Ask them the question what is their ambition in life, without hesitations they will answers back “I want to be a nurse when I grow up”.  This scenario inculcates in their minds and upon finishing their high school education […]

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“Five Rights” of Drug Administration

November 11, 2014 Category :All About Nursing 0

1. Right Drug – Compare the label of the drug container with the doctor’s order three times – Before removing the container from the drawer/shelf – As the amount of ordered drug is removed from the container – Before returning the container to the drawer/shelf or discarding it – Nurse must adminseter only the drugs […]

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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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Filipino kin still full of hope; NZ rescuers give up search

November 1, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

WELLINGTON, New Zealand—Families of Cebuano nurses buried in the quake’s rubble could not accept the announcement that there were no more survivors. Dr. Ethel Uy, aunt of nurse Rhea Mae Sumalpong, said the family still believed she is alive. But rescuers officially gave up hope of finding more survivors of New Zealand’s devastating earthquake, saying […]

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Job scammers target medical workers

October 30, 2014 Category :Announcements 0

Medical students, graduates, and practitioners seem to be the favorite targets of employment scammers, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration said. Administrator Jennifer Jardin-Manalili said her office has received various reports regarding the illegal recruitment of medical professionals and skilled workers. The Philippine Embassy in Berne has verified that a certain “Semino Private Hospital”, which claims […]

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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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The Nursing Profession Under Siege

October 10, 2014 Category :Nursing News 0

An estimated 187,000 Filipino nurses are unemployed. The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) says these nurses are competing for some 70,000 nursing positions in private and public hospitals. But as if that were not enough, the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) admits the problem of unemployment in the nursing profession may just have gotten bigger. According to […]

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UMC Dasmarinas

October 19, 2011 Category :Nursing Articles| Nursing Schools 0

UMC Dasmarinas is actually short for DLSUMC which stands for De La Salle University Medical Center. DLSUMC is located in Dasmarinas Cavite because the medical school of DLSU is located in its satellite campus in Congressional Avenue, Dasmariñas City, Cavite, Philippines. The DLSUMC in particular serves as the main teaching hospital of the De La […]

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How to be a nurse in Canada

October 17, 2011 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing News 1

With the aging baby boom generation, the demand for health and medical care service had considerably increased in the last two decades amidst the continued relative world peace that modern society had experienced. Canada is among the many nations, who is experiencing this demand for health care services to an extent that it requires outsourcing […]

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37th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting of the Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc. (ORNAP)

May 25, 2011 Category :Announcements 0

The Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines, Inc. (ORNAP) will be holding its 37th Annual Convention and Scientific Meeting on 2-3 July 2011 at the Manila Hotel with the theme “Preserving and Protecting the Epitome of Perioperative Nursing Practice Towards Quality Care and patient Safety” More than a thousand of perioperative nurses from various […]

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39th Annual Postgraduate Course of the Department of Obstetrics and gynecology of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, UST

May 25, 2011 Category :Announcements 0

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Santo Tomas will be holding its 39tn Annual Postgraduate Course on 29-30 June and 01 July 2011 at the UST CME Auditorium, San Martin de Porres Building with the theme “Women’s Health…Moving on”. This yearly course is offered to all […]

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Nurses’ Long Work Hours, Scheduling Can Increase Patient Mortality

May 8, 2011 Category :All About Nursing| Nursing News 0

A new study has found that patient deaths from pneumonia and acute myocardial infarction were significantly more likely in hospitals where nurses reported schedules with long work hours. The finding was just one of several revelations from a study of nurses’ work schedules, patient outcomes, and staffing led by University of Maryland School of Nursing […]

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Congratulations to the new nurses!

February 23, 2011 Category :Announcements 0

Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals. A total of 29,711 out of 84,287 passed the Dec 2010 Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing. Those who will register are required to bring the following: * Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal * current Community […]

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Deadlines for Filing of Applications for the July 2011 Nurses Licensure Examination (NLE)

January 17, 2011 Category :Announcements 0

The Professional Regulation Commission announces that applicants for the July 2011 Nurses Licensure Examination may now file their applications at the PRC Central Office located at P. Paredes St., Sampaloc, Manila and in all PRC regional offices in the cities of Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and satellite […]

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50th Anniversary Foundation and Y2011 Biennial Convention by the National League of Philippine Government Nurses (NLPGN) Inc.

January 7, 2011 Category :Announcements 0

The National League of Philippine Government Nurses (NLPGN) Inc. will hold its 50th Anniversary Foundation (Golden) and Y2011 Biennial Convention on 27-28 January 2011 at the Cebu Business Center Hotel, Cebu City. The convention is anchored to the theme “Journeying with New Challenges in Providing Safe, Humane and Globally Competitive Nursing Care“. For inquiries, contact […]

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Application for the 3rd Batch of Nurses and Caregivers for Japan is Now Open

January 2, 2011 Category :Announcements 4

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) in cooperation with the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) is now accepting applicants for the recruitment of the 3rd batch of caregivers and nurses for Japan. Based on the experience of the first and second deployments, majority of the Japanese institutions prefer candidates from age bracket 20 […]

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37, 679 out of 91,008 pass Nursing board—PRC

August 31, 2010 Category :Announcements 2

Over 37,000 out of 91, 008 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination that was given last July, according to a release by the Professional Regulatory Commission. At least 37, 679 examinees passed the exams that were given in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, La Union, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, […]

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July 5, 2010 Category :Announcements 0

PHILIPPINE NURSES ASSOCIATION, INC. Committee on Continuing Education INITIAL CPE OFFERINGS FOR 2010 July – December 2010 July 8-9 BASIC EMERGENCY OBSTETRIC AND NEWBORN CARE (BEmONC) 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration Fee: 1,650.00 php members / 1,850.00 php nonmembers July 9 DRUG PRINCIPLES AND COMPUTATIONS 8:00 am – 12:00 nn Registration Fee: 400.00 php […]

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PNA 88th Foundation Anniversary, 53rd Nurses Week Celebration, National Annual Convention

March 30, 2010 Category :Nursing News 2

Come and Be Part of History! 88th Founding Anniversary, 53rd Nurses’ Week Celebration and 2010 Annual National Convention Venue: Fiesta Pavillion, Manila Hotel Date: October 26 – 28, 2010 Convention Theme: “Delivering Quality, Serving Communities: The Challenge for Filipino Nurses Leading Chronic Care” Registration Fees: P5,200 – Early registration until July 31, 2010 P5,600 – […]

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