Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.

Nursing schools have until 2009 to follow new curriculum

THE Commission on Higher Education (CHED) yesterday said it might be constrained to revoke the licenses of nursing schools that would fail to implement the revised nursing curriculum by next school.

CHED Commissioner Nona Ricafort said all local nursing schools have until June 2009 to implement the expanded nursing curriculum drawn up by CHED. She said reports received at the office indicate that only 30 percent of the 263 nursing schools nationwide have implemented the new curriculum.

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