Nursing Education

PNA Membership Registration/Renewal

Be a PNA Member now. The Philippine Nurses Association, Inc. is on the full implementation of the E-Membership System this 2022. This makes the PNA Membership System within R.E.A.C.H (R-eliable, E-fficient, A-ccessible, C-onvenient, H-igh priority)

Personal Philosophies in the Main Concepts of Nursing

Nursing focuses on meeting the healthcare needs of the people and due to multiple factors, these health needs continue to evolve. To ensure that we meet these needs, nursing must constantly adapt to these changes

A Self-Developed Nursing Curriculum Utilizing Outcome-Based Education approach

In the Philippines, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) serves as the governing body for Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the country. The provisions of R.A. 7722, otherwise known as the “Higher Education Act of 1994” gave the commission the power and authority to set the minimum requirement for specific academic programs, general education distribution requirements, and specific professional courses.

Bridging Current Trends in Nursing Practice

The Philippines’ recommended ratio of nurses to patients is 1:12, but the actual ratio of nurses to patients varies from 1:50 to 1:80, depending on the region of the country. While the nursing workforce continues to deplete, the workloads of those nurses remaining in service continue to increase.

The Philippine Nursing Act of 2002: Where are we now?

On R.A. 9173’s Declaration of Policy (Article II), it was declared that the state is responsible for the protection and improvement of the nursing profession and it is also the state’s responsibility to provide the Filipino people quality basic health services through an adequate nursing personnel system throughout the country.

The Philippine Nursing Curriculum, A Comprehensive Review of Related Literature

In pursuit of a “globally-competitive” curriculum, foreign hospital policies shaped the Philippine Nursing Curriculum (Ortiga, 2018). The curriculum was constantly revised in such a way that the competencies of Filipino nurses are not limited to the Philippine Healthcare system.