This four-year course is designed to produce competent and responsible nurses for various medical settings for here and abroad. The course equips students the skills, knowledge and attitude for total commitment in the delivery of nursing care services as envisioned by the various sectors of society. Students who graduate from this course are expected to become highly qualified and globally competitive nurses.
The curriculum seeks to:
- Develop students' awareness of the existing health needs of society as well as the dedication to abate distress arriving thereafter
- Develop students' skills, knowledge, attitude and values necessary for the attainment of the four fundamental goals of nursing namely: Promotion of health, Prevention of illness, Restoration of health and Alleviation of Suffering
- Develop a research attitude utilizing the nursing process as the basic framework which leads to the utilization of research findings.
Length and Nature of the Program
No. of years to finish the course: four (4) years
Affiliation to various hospitals and community: Tertiary Hospitals and Health Centers
Areas of assignment/ hospital: Medical ward, Surgical ward, Intensive Care Unit, Delivery Room, Nursery, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Operating Room, Pediatric ward, Psychiatric ward, Communicable Disease ward, Orthopedic ward, Obstetric ward, Burn Unit, Hemodialysis Unit, Emergency ward, Out Patient ward
Graduates' Expected Career Paths:
Nursing graduates are expected to pass the Nurses Board Examination to practice their profession as: Industrial Nurse, Community Health Nurse, Special Nurse Practitioner, Operating and Delivery Room Nurse, Hospital Staff Nurse, Clinical Instructor/ Training office in affiliating agency, School Nursing, Nursing Educator, Special Lecturer