via pia.gov.ph – The Department of Health (DOH) launched its certification program for nurses in eleven specialty areas such as cardiovascular, renal, pulmonary, mental health, maternal and child, infectious diseases, orthopaedic and rehabilitation, trauma and emergency, operating room, and anesthesia care. “This is a key strategy to enhance the competencies Read more »
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By Carlito C. Dar/PIA The Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) is encouraging registered nurses to continue upgrading their skills and qualifications ready face the challenges in a globally competitive employment market. PRC Chairperson Teresita Manzala stressed this in her keynote address during the oath taking ceremony of 600 new nurses Read more »
japantimes.co.jp The government plans to give Filipinos and Indonesians seeking to become nurses and caregivers in Japan an extra year in the country to prepare for qualifying exams, Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday. The special measure is based on the low passing rates so far for the prospective health Read more »
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan/Philippine Daily Inquirer More nursing programsoffered by colleges and universities will be “phased out” by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) starting 2013 for failing to meet quality standards. CHEd will announce in February which nursing programs should be phased out starting school year 2013-2014, according to Read more »
By Katherine Visconti – American outsourcing firm EXL launched its first global healthcare academy in Manila with offers to employees with nursing degrees free classes to upgrade their skills. “Any employee can sign up day one after they join us,” said Jaideep Pradhan, EXL Philippines Senior Vice President. A typical Read more »
By Jerrie M. Abella/KBK – GMANews.TV The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has imposed a moratorium on the opening of new programs in nursing, business administration, teacher education, hotel and restaurant management, and information technology (IT) education effective school year 2011-2012.
By Madel R. Sabater – www.mb.com.ph Vice President Jejomar Binay Monday appealed to the Japanese government to help further enhance the training of Filipino nurses and caregivers mulling to work in Japan under the Japan–Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA).