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.

Philippine Nursing education not improving - UP official

Manila Bulletin   February 3, 2010  Dismayed at the result the November nursing board, an official of a nursing association called for a special program that will address the concerns of repeaters and avoid waste of resources of the graduates and their parents.

Only 37,527 of the 94,462 or 39.73 percent examinees passed the nursing board administered by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in November last year.  Of the total board passers, almost 50 percent were first timers while only 26 percent were repeaters.

Studying nursing can cost an estimated P40,000.00 per semester and can total as much as a half million for the entire course. Continue reading here

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