Thursday, July 14, 2011

Nursing Profession Roadmap

How will the nursing profession hurdle the present organizational challenge in moving the Nursing Profession Roadmap forward?

This important question is the subject of an Ad Hoc Committee tasked to conceptualize an organization that is effective and operational i.e., establish a fully functional Office of Strategy Management (OSM), wholly supported by all nurse and non-nurse stakeholders and assured of adequate resources to implement the Initiatives of the Nursing Roadmap.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Be a Philippine Nurses Evironmental Organization Member

Dr. Angelina Galang, environmentalist from Miriam College, shared her knowledge on environmental issues and its effect to our health. According to her, “ An example of environmental issue is mining. We don’t have to destroy our forest for mining, we know that we will diminished our water supply and we will diminished our good soil which is not good for human health. “

Monday, July 11, 2011

Philippine Nurses Evironmental Organization Officers

The officers in the national level were as follows:
President: Ms. Portia Vitug, RN, PhD
Vice President, Internal Affairs: Ms. Ma. Encarnacion Dychangco, RN, MAN
Vice Prsident, External Affairs: Ms. Geraldine Dimalibot RN, MAN
Secretary: Ms. Cris Sheena Quido, RN
Assistant Secretary: Ms. Rina Chanel Rodil, RN
Treasurer: Ms. Arrianne Joyce Tortuya, RN
Assistant Treasurer: Ms. Stephanie Medel,RN
PRO: Ms WireenDator, RN

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Philippine Nurses Evironmental Organization Song

The Philippine Nurses Evironmental Organization Song was written and performed by Mr. Jerome Cleofas, RN. He made a conscious effort to write a song concerning environmental advocacy. He emphasized that “We have pride in what we have and we strive to nurture the lives and the world we see around us the environment we served. And we vowed to care for nature and now we’ll be your healing nurses to empower the minds for this cause with one voice we all proclaim. We are the nurses of Mother Earth, we are the stewards of health and hope, with the air that we breathe and the land we walk in, PNEO will stand for a Greener world . ”

Saturday, July 9, 2011

Nurses of Mother Earth

Across the world, environmental problems are linked to rapid urbanization and economic development, such as air pollution, traffic congestion, garbage man-agement and waste, water services. Through these problems, people were threatened to be exposed in different ill-nesses that can affect their living. Being concern with the destruction of Mother Earth is a start of a new organization that will be committed to be protectors of the environment and promotes health.

Friday, July 8, 2011

Philippine Nursing Law Revision

What was envisioned last year as amendment to the Nursing Law has now evolved into a "Nursing Law 9173 Revision". This course of action rose from the belief that the Nursing Law should provide direction for the nursing profession as it enters the future. Suggestions for revision have been introduced so that the various strategies and initiatives stated in the Nursing Roadmap for the years 2010 through 2030 will be facilitated and supported by a revised Nursing Law.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Welcome Professional New Nurses

New nurses from the National Capital Region and nearby places will be welcomed as theytake their professional oath beforethe Board of Nursing on March 14 and 15, 2011 in morning and afternoon sessions at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. 29,711 (35.25%) out of 84,287 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given by the BON in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Ilocos Sur, Iloilo, La Union, Legazpi, Lucena, Nueva Ecija, Pagadian, Pampanga, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga last December 3 and 4, 2010.

The new Chairperson and Commissioners of the Professional Regulation Commissionnamely Hon. Teresita R. Manzala, Hon. Jennifer Jardin Manalili and Hon. Alfredo Y. Po respectively and Department of Health Nurse Consultant and PNA Anastacia G. Tupaz awardee, former PRC Commissioner Ruth RaƱa Padilla will address the new professional nurses as keynote speakers in separate sessions. Deans, faculties and school officials from different colleges of nursing, and leaders from the Philippine Nurses Association and nursing organizations will once again join this traditional ceremony, underscoring the sense of solidarity within the nursing profession as parents and guests grace the event with joy and hopeful expectation for the new nurses.