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Japanese language training for RP nurses pushed

By Roy C. Mabasa – Given the poor results of the recent Japanese National Nursing Exam, where only one Filipino and two Indonesians passed, the Philippine government is now looking at possible options on how to improve the Japanese language training of Filipino nurses and caregivers interested to work in Read more »

Special program for board exam repeaters pushed

www.mb.com.ph Dismayed at the result of the November nursing board examination, an official of a nursing association proposed Wednesday for a special program that will address the concerns of repeaters and avoid waste of resources of the graduates and their parents.

152 nursing schools face closure for poor board performance

By Rainier Allan Ronda A total of 152 nursing schools face closure for registering poor passing percentages in the nursing licensure examinations over the past five years.

New SCTC nursing program is a part-time prerogative

By Dave Aeikens – www.sctimes.com Going to school, a full-time job and her family were too much for Sonia Green to handle as she pursued a career in nursing.

More than 100 nursing schools open despite government ban

By Andrew Jonathan Bagaoisan And Mark Angelo Ching First of two parts Nursing schools all over the country will be opening their doors this week to thousands of students with the great white cap dream—getting a nursing degree, working in a hospital abroad, and earning a comfortable living.

30% of RP’s nursing schools are now below par, face sanctions from regulation commish

By Wilfredo Rodolfo III An official of the board of nursing of the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) said some 30 percent of the 460 nursing schools all over the country are performing below expectations and are now subject to visits and review by the regulatory agency.

Substandard nursing schools’ closure sought

RECRUITERS ARE seeking the closure of substandard nursing schools churning out under-qualified graduates, making it difficult for placement agencies to meet requirements of foreign employers. By Emilia Narni J. David and Romer S. Sarmiento In a statement, Loreto B. Soriano, executive director of the Federated Association of Manpower Exporters (FAME), Read more »

WNU incorporates VITAL to Nursing Curriculum

West Negros University (WNU) does its best to improve the quality of education of their valued-WESNECANS. It will incorporate Virtual Integrated Teaching and Laboratory (VITAL) in its curriculum for the Nursing Course.

Nursing licensure exam result dismal–PNA

By James Konstantin Galvez, Reporter “I am not happy with the board exams result.The mortality rate should not be that big,” said the Philippine Nursing Association (PNA) Inc. President Teresita Barcelo on Monday.

Youth groups want CHED chief out

abs-cbnNEWS.com The head of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) should leave his post for pushing for the one-year extension of college programs, youth groups said Monday.