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    • 1. Commission on Higher EducationBackgroundThe Commission on Higher Education is the governing body covering both public and private higher education institutions as well as degree-granting programs in all tertiary educational institutions in the Philippines. The CHED was established in May 18, 1994 through Republic Act 7722 or the Higher Education Act of 1994. 2. Commission on Higher EducationMandatePursuant to RA 7722, the CHED is mandated to undertake the following tasks: Promote quality educationTake appropriate steps to ensure that education shall be accessible to allEnsure and protect academic freedom for the continuing intellectual growth, the advancement of learning and research, the development of responsible and effective leadership, the education of high level professionals, and the enrichment of historical and cultural heritage. 3. Commission on Higher EducationCHED MEMORANDUM ORDERNO. 30Series of 2001 SUBJECT: UPDATED POLICIES AND STANDARDS FOR NURSING EDUCATION------------------------------
    • --------------------------------------------------------In accordance with the pertinent provisions of Republic Act (RA) 7722, otherwise known as the "Higher Education Act of 1994" and for the purpose of rationalizing Nursing Education in the country with the end in view of meeting the health needs of the people through quality health services and keeping it relevant and apace with the demands of global competitiveness, the following policies and standards for Nursing Education are hereby adopted and promulgated by the Commission. 4. Commission on Higher EducationARTICLE IAUTHORIZATION Section 1. The authorization to open a nursing school shall be based upon the written recommendation of the Board of Nursing (BON), Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the National Student Affiliation Committee (NSAC), Department of Health (DOH) and the approval of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). Section 2. All nursing programs must have prior authorization from the Commission on Higher Education. Section 3. The rules and regulations are herein prescribed for all nursing schools duly recognized or authorized by the government to operate the program.
    • 5. Department of HealthThe Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) (Filipino: KagawaranngKalusugan) is the principal health agency in the Philippines. It is the executive department of the Philippine Government responsible for ensuring access to basic public health services to all Filipinos through the provision of quality health care and the regulation of providers of health goods and services. 6. Department of HealthThe Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) today remains steadfast in its mandate to provide the leadership in reducing health disparities and empowering the Filipino people through better targeting of services, better health education and promotion and more equitable distribution of health benefits particularly for our poorest people. 7. Department of HealthPublic Health Nursing in the Philippines evolved alongside the institutional development of the DOH, the government agency mandated to protect and promote people’s health and the biggest employer of health workers including public health nurses.
    • 8. Professional Regulation CommissionThe Professional Regulation Commission (Filipino: KomisyonsaPamamalakadngmgaPropesyonal), otherwise known as the PRC, is a three-man commission attached to the office of the President of the Republic of the Philippines. Its mandate is to regulate and supervise the practice of the professionals who constitute the highly skilled manpower of the country. As the agency-in-charge of the professional sector, the PRC plays a strategic role in developing the corps of professionals for industry, commerce, governance, and the economy. 9. Professional Regulation CommissionThe Power to regulate the established professions in the Philippines and to examine the applicants to practice the same is vested upon the PRC as created by Presidential Decree 223.The PRC is now an agency of its own. The regulatory power with respect to the nursing profession is conferred upon the Professional Regulatory Board of Nursing.
    • 10. Philippine Board of NursingThe Philippine Board of Nursing is an administrative body under the Professional Regulation Commission that regulates the practice of nursing in the Philippines. 11. Philippine Board of NursingIts three primary purpose is to:Provide regulatory standards in the practice of Nursing by implementing the Nurse Practice Act and by lobbying to Congress any proposed amendment to any laws with direct relationship to the practice of nursing.Ensure public safety by administering the Philippine Nursing Licensure Exam (PNLE) to graduates of nursing schools prior to practice of Registered Nursing in the Philippines.Maintain high standards of nursing education by auditing the performance of Philippine Nursing Schools. 12. Association of Deans of Philippine Colleges of Nursing (ADPCN)With more than 350 nursing schools in the country and with the demand for nursing professionals abroad, the Association of Deans of Philippine Colleges of Nursing (ADPCN) plays an important role in assuring the quality of the nursing education, from the undergraduate
    • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) to the Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing.An association established in 1959, the ADPCN has collaborated with the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) and the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) in reviewing and revising the curricula so that the competencies required of nurses in other countries will be covered and the full crediting of degrees obtained locally in as many countries possible will be achieved. 13. PambansangSamahanngmgaNarsngPilipinas Organized on OCTOBER 22, 1922 upon initiation of Mrs. AnastaciaGironTupasThe PNA was awarded the Most Outstanding Accredited Professional Organization by the Profesional Regulatory Commission in 2003 besting 40 other professional associations and was five time nominee for the same award. 1. 15. Purposes of PNA are:To attain optimal level of professional standardsTo work for the welfare of member nurses;To respond to the changing health needs of the Philippine societyTo establish linkages with government, national and international agencies in
    • the attainment of national health goals and welfare of member nurses