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NURSING EDUCATION

Article XIV, Section 1 of the 1987 Constitution


1st policy

to protect and promote the right of all citizens to quality education at all levels
2nd policy

take all appropriate steps to make such education accessible to all

NURSING EDUCATION
RA 9173

- aims to provide sound general and

professional foundation for the practice of nursing through quality nursing education.

Every Filipino has the responsibility to know his limitations and to choose for which he is best suited. (Belen, 2007)

NURSING EDUCATION
Commission on Higher Education (CHED)
RA 7722 Higher Education Act of 1994 (18 May 1994)
mandated to provide minimum

standards/requirements for operation and regulation of educational institutions offering tertiary degree.
Duly authorized government agency:
Opens, Regulates, and Closes nursing schools and colleges.

NURSING EDUCATION
Curriculum and Instructional Standards
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Department Order

No. 42, s. July 7, 1976 BSN curriculum aims to produce a nurse who:
a. b. c. d.

Possess caring behavior Practices legal, ethico-moral responsibilities Demonstrates critical and creative thinking Practices skills, knowledge and attitude for the promotion of health, prevention of illness, restoration of health, alleviation of sufferings and assisting clients to a peaceful and dignified death

NURSING EDUCATION

CMO No. 27, s. 1998


The Common Two-year Associate in Health Science

Education (AHSE) Primary health care provider

CMO No. 16, s. 2006


General Health Science Curriculum for Health

Related Programs

NURSING EDUCATION

CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 30


24 August 2001
Updated Policies and Standards for Nursing Education Rules and regulations for the authorization to

open/permit to actually operate a nursing school/college.

NURSING EDUCATION

CHED Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 14


Series of April 28, 2009
Policies and Standards for Bachelor of Science in

Nursing (BSN) Program


For the purpose of rationalizing Nursing Education in the

country to provide relevant and quality health services locally and internationally

BSN PROGRAM
Core Values
1. Love of God 2. Caring as the core of nursing Compassion Competence Confidence Conscience Commitment (commitment to a culture of excellence, discipline, integrity and professionalism)

BSN PROGRAM
3. Love of People Respect for the dignity of each person regardless of creed, color, gender and political affiliation. 4. Love of Country Patriotism (Civic duty, social responsibility and good governance) Preservation and enrichment of the environment and culture heritage

BSN PROGRAM
Key Areas of Responsibility:
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

Safe and quality nursing care Management of resources and environment Health education Legal responsibility Ethico-moral responsibility Personal and professional development Quality improvement Research Record Management Communication Collaboration and teamwork

ADMINISTRATION AND FACULTY


Nursing school is required to have:
A full time Dean
Faculty members Full time Part time

DEAN OF NURSING
Qualifications of Dean
1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
6.

A Filipino citizen A currently Registered Nurse A holder of Masters degree in Nursing At least 1 year experience in clinical practice At least 5 years in teaching, administration and supervision An active member of the Association of Deans of the Philippine Colleges of Nursing (ADPCN) and accredited national nurses associations (Art. III, Sec. 1, CMO No. 30)

DEAN OF NURSING
Functions and Responsibilities of Dean
Assist administration to attain institutional goals 2. Curriculum development 3. Faculty development 4. Recommend faculty appointment, promotion and tenure 5. Faculty teaching load 6. Oversee facultys academic advisement of students 7. Collaborate with student services 8. Ensure adherence to established standards of instruction 9. Requirements for graduation 10. Represent school 11. Physical and budgetary resources 12. Collaborate with health services and other academic units
1.

FACULTY
Qualifications:
1.
2. 3.

4.
5. 6.

Academic preparation appropriate to nursing assignment A Filipino citizen Registered Nurse MAN in the major field and/or allied subjects At least 1 year of clinical practice (RA 7164 atleast 3 years experience) A member of good standing in accredited national nursing associations

FACULTY
Guidelines for teaching loads:
College Dean not more than six (6) units of lecture
Full time faculty
RLE and teaching load of not more than thirty-six

(36) units per sem


Part time faculty not more than nine (9) units

FACULTY
Conditions of employment:
Salaries must commensurate with rank Instructor Assistant professor Associate professor Professor Full time faculty must teach nursing courses

FACULTY
Faculty Development Program (FDP) Scholarship grant Graduate studies In-service and continuing training programs Clinical skills enhancement for at least 2 weeks a year

FACULTY
Faculty Student ratio
Skills Lab I 1:8-10 II 1:8-10 III 1:10-12 IV 1:12-15
RLE

II III IV

1:8-10 1:10-12 1:12-15

LIBRARY
Library facilities and standards
Quality
Quantity

Library Staff
Full time registered Librarian with 3 yrs experience Library support staff 500 students = 1 librarian & 3 support staff

Additional 1 librarian for every 1000 students

RESEARCH AND LAB FACILITIES

Allocation of budget for research and publications Laboratory facilities biology, chemistry, geology, mathematics and physics Nursing Skills Laboratory
Simulate health care settings
At least 2 doors A classroom accommodating 48 50 students,

amphitheater in style
Demonstration room 1

NURSING SCHOOL
Admission requirements:
Upper 40% of graduating class (repealed in 9173)
Well-defined admission, promotion and retention

policies Entrance Exam Admission quota based on the capacity of nursing school to provide:
Qualified faculty

Clientele
Teaching/learning resources Resources of the base hospital

NURSING SCHOOL
Curriculum and Instructional Standards
CMO no. 9 (May 2002)
Guidelines to be followed in the admission of professionals

entering the nursing program


37 units of nursing subjects 2. 1,887 hours of RLE: Nursing care management Preventive and promotive nursing care management Community health development Curative and rehabilitative nursing care management Related learning experiences Nursing management and leadership
1.

NURSING SCHOOL
Accreditation and Sanctions
Within 5 years after recognition
Outright closure Board performance of 3% and below within a period of 5 years Gradual phase out Board performance of 4% to 10 % 2/3 of average national passing percentage an average of below 30% for a three-year period in the NLE starting from 2013

NURSING REVIEW CENTERS

Executive Order No. 566


September 8, 2006
Regulation of review centers

NURSING REVIEW CENTERS

CHED Memorandum Order No. 49, s. 2006


Implementing rules and regulations governing the

establishment and operation of review centers and similar entities in the Philippines

Qualifications: 1. Tie up with existing HEI 2. Be converted to schools

NURSING REVIEW CENTERS

CHED Memorandum Circular no. 13, s. 2006


Prohibits:

Forcing graduates to enroll in own review center/preference 2. Charging exorbitant review fees 3. Withhold grades
1.

NURSING REVIEW CENTERS


Application procedures:
1.
2. 3.

4.
5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Filing of petition/application to CHED regional office (1 yr) CHED Ro forwards to Central Office (7 days) Review Ocular inspection 100,000php Report Recommendation to Commission en Banc Approval/disapproval Release of permit

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