Professional Development

Integration of Vision, Mission & Goals (VMG) Concepts

I totally agree with the recommendation of Yasmin Ortega that one of the best ways to address these issues is to keep the current workforce and get the nurses who have left the profession to come back by enticing them with a regular salary, benefits, proper protection, and hazard pay.

Reflective Analysis on Henri Fayol’s 14 Principles of Management

While nursing is a caring profession, nurses also need the resources to care for themselves and their families. A remuneration package that fairly compensates nurses for their service and for taking the risks that comes with the job will be an added motivation in the performance of their duties and responsibilities.

Planning & Control: Organizing the Human Resources

A well-crafted plan and efficient control measures are geared toward the future. Plans are created based on the goals set for the institution and from the data collected from the control phase. Control is then utilized to ensure the attainment of these goals.

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.