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.

Whats the best Nursing school in the Philippines? Do you really want your child to be a nurse?

Today hundreds of thousands of Filipino students are taking up nursing. Where are the best schools? How do I find them? Is Nursing a good career choice? Will my student be able to find a job after graduation in nursing? The following links and article is meant to help you find some answers. Amid glut, government mulls ceiling on new nursing students Government may soon impose a ceiling on the number of college students taking up nursing to curb the prevailing oversupply of nurses in the country.

177 nursing schools produce only flunkies, says exec MANILA, Philippines—The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) is closely monitoring at least 177 nursing schools in the country that have not had even one single graduate passing the nursing licensure exams in the last five years. CHEd Chairman Emmanuel Angeles gave the warning in a speech to heads of colleges and universities in Metro Manila and nearby regions on Friday afternoon. Angeles stressed CHED was bent on closing down degree programs of SUCs and HEIs which show poor quality as seen through their graduates’ performance in governmentprofessional licensure examinations. Angeles said the quality of education in the country was already lagging behind other countries. “We are way behind our neighbors likeSingapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and soon, Vietnam may even surpass our standard,” Angeles said. - “We’re starting to be identified with Cambodia, Laos, and even East Timor. Do we want our schools to be identified with the schools of these countries? Certainly not,”

Nursing licensure exam result dismal–PNA Manila Times 2/24/09“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. Barcelo said the government has to implement measures to improve the quality of nursing education after expressing concern over the dismal result of the recent nursing licensure exam. Part of the reform is an enhanced curriculum that will ensure that nursing students get quality education in their chosen field, Barcelo added.

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PERCENTAGE OF PASSING Nursing Exam June 2009

Top Performing Schools in the June 2009 Nursing Board Exam

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