Nursing

Angels with stethoscopes.

Help save lives with a caring, gentle heart.

Type

Healthcare

Length

4 years

Start date

01.09.2021

Internship

Laboratory training

Hospital training

General Info

TYPE

Hospitality

LENGTH

4 years

START DATE

01.09.2021

INTERNSHIP

Laboratory training

Hospital training

BSc Nursing the demands for care and health services of individuals of all ages, color and creed. It focuses on promotion of health, disease prevention and cure, mitigate suffering, and provide end-of-life care that is safe, humane, and holistic.

At the end of the course, you will be equipped with the knowledge, practical, and interpersonal skills to navigate the complex medical field. You have a wide array of job opportunities  across different institutions.

About the Nursing study programme

Structure and content

The College of Nursing envisions itself as a center of excellence in the field of nursing education. It is founded on a strong liberal arts and sciences education with multidisciplinary approach. It commits itself to provide a system of education that develops a caring, compassionate, competent, committed professional nurse who is globally competitive.

 

The BSN Program aims to prepare a nurse who possesses the competencies expected to him/her upon graduation from the program namely:

 

  • 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

 

The programme consist of the following:

  • General Education Courses (GEC)
  • Professional courses
  • Elective courses
  • Internship/ Related Learning Experiences (RLE)- (51 hours-408 hours/ semester/ level)

 

Core competences

 

  1. Apply knowledge of physical, social, natural and health sciences and humanities in the practice of nursing.
  2. Perform safe, appropriate, and holistic care to individuals, families, population groups, and community utilizing nursing process.
  3. Apply guidelines and principles of evidence-based practice in the delivery of care.
  4. Practice nursing in accordance with existing laws, legal, ethical, and moral principles.
  5. Communicate effectively in speaking, writing, and presenting using culturally appropriate language.
  6. Report/document client care accurately and comprehensively.
  7. Collaborate effectively with inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.
  8. Practice beginning management and leadership skills using systems approach in the delivery of client care.
  9. Conduct research with an experienced researcher.
  10. Engage in lifelong learning with a passion to keep current with national and global developments in particular.
  11. Demonstrate responsible citizenship and pride in being a Filipino.
  12. Apply techno-intelligent care systems and processes in health care delivery.
  13. Uphold the nursing core values in the practice of the profession.
  14. Apply entrepreneurial skills in the delivery of nursing care.

 

General Education Courses

BSN students follow the same general education courses (GEC) offered by the College of Arts and Sciences. The program is aligned with the following health-related programs:

  • Dentistry
  • Medical Technology
  • Medicine
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Optometry, Pharmacy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Public Health
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Respiratory Therapy
  • Speech-Language Pathology.
  • Social Sciences (Anthropology, Psychology, and Sociology)

 

Professional Courses

The professional courses are spread across the first to fourth years. These include nursing concepts from lectures and Related Learning Experiences (RLE).

 

Electives

Electives supplement the general education courses and/or the professional courses of the program.

 

Internship

The intern studies and works in a clinical setting under the supervision of a qualified instructor. The intern is expected to learn the following:

  • Practical and specialized clinical skills.
  • Patient care
  • Clinical management

 

BSN requirements

The BSN program ensures the achievement of all the required courses as an entry-level nurse. It includes sets of competencies as related knowledge, skills, and attitudes that all learners are expected to demonstrate.
After graduation, students are required to pass the Nursing Licensure Examination (NLE) by PRC to practice the profession.

The graduate will be able to assume entry-level positions in health facilities or community settings. As nurse generalist, they can assume the following roles in client care, leadership and management and research. Beyond the beginning role, the nurse can pursue any of the following career options as Advance Practice Nursing, Public Health/ Health Nursing, Nursing Education, and Leadership and Governance.

 

Teaching methods

Teaching methods in the College of Nursing consists of the following:

  1. Classroom lecture,
  2. Skills with return demonstration, and
  3. Related Learning Experience that includes actual clinical duty handling actual patients.

The program is a combination of theory, clinical duty with the supervision of a clinical instructor and independent studies.

 

Course overview

The outcomes expected to be achieved at the end of the specific year level are as follows:

 

  • First year: At the end of the first year, given stimulated situations in selected settings, the learners demonstrate basic nursing skills   in rendering safe and appropriate care utilizing the nursing process.

 

  • Second year: At the end of the 2nd year, given a normal and high-risk mother and newborn, child, family, communities, and population groups in any health care setting, the learners demonstrate safe, appropriate, and holistic care utilizing the nursing process.

 

  • Third year: At the end of the third year, given individuals, families, population groups, and communities with physiologic and psychosocial health problems and maladaptive patterns of behavior in varied health care settings, the learners demonstrate safe, appropriate, and holistic care utilizing the nursing process and applying research and evidence-based practice.

 

  • Fourth year: At the end of the fourth year, given groups of clients (individuals, families, population groups, and communities) with health problems and special needs, the learners demonstrate safe, appropriate, and holistic care utilizing the nursing process and can assume first level entry positions in any field of nursing.

 

Internship

The student nurse intern studies and works under the supervision of a qualified clinical instructor/preceptor, who support and guide the intern in clinical setting. Internship is designed with specific number of hours in the clinical area with concurrency in the required academic courses. It serves as a guide in developing basic and specialized nursing skills.

Clinical exposure starts from second year, 1st semester until the 2nd (last) semester of fourth year.

The BSN Related Learning Experiences provides an intensive nursing practicum that will refine further the nursing competencies to ensure achievement of the BSN program outcomes required of an entry level nurse.

 

Fees and tuition

For information on tuition fees, you can contact the finance department at 8712-8423, or send them an email at (email)

 

Enrollment

To be eligible to apply for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing  you need to have completed one of the programmes from the list below.

  • High school
  • Bachelor from an international university/university college.

Schedule of enrolment

1st Semester 2021 – 2022

 

1st year level                      June 1 – July 30, 2021

2nd year level                    June 8 – June 21, 2021

3rd year level                     June 22 – July 5, 2021

4th year level                     July 6 – July 20, 2021

5th year level (Bspt)        July 9 – July 24, 2021

Transferees                        June 1 – July 30, 2021

 

 

How to apply

 

Freshmen Students (non SACI High School graduates):

Step 1 – Fill up Application Form and Present documents (SHS diploma, Grade12 Card, Good Moral Certificate, 3 pcs 2×2 picture, Photocopy Birth certificate, SHS Form 137) at the Registrars Office

Step 2 –  Conduct Medical Check-up and submit Medical Certificate at the Registrars Office.

Step 3 –  Take Psychological Examination given by Guidance Office.

Step 4 –  Interview with the Dean of Respective College.

Step 5 –  Go back to the Registars Office for Encoding of Subjects and Schedules.

Step 6 –  Pay Tuition Fee at the Accounting Office.

Step 7 –  Proceed at the Registrars office for Stamping of Registration Form for “Officially Enrolled” marked.

 

Regular Old Students (SACI High School graduates):

 

Step 1 – Secure Clearance Form at the Registrars Office for signatures of the different departments.

Step 2 – Get copy of Academic grades of the semester last enrolled.

Step 3 – Get Enrollment slip at the Registrars Office.

Step 4 – Pay TF at Accounting Office.

Step 5 – Proceed at the Registrars office for Stamping of Registration Form for “Officially Enrolled” marked.

 

Irregular Old Student (SACI High School graduates):

 

Step 1 – Secure Clearance Form at the Registrars Office for signatures of the different departments.

Step 2 – Get copy of Academic grades of the semester last enrolled.

Step 3 – Get Advisement Form for subjects and schedules at the Deans office.

Step 4 – Proceed at the Registrars Office for Encoding of Subjects.

Step 5 – Pay TF at Accounting Office.

Step 6 – Proceed at the Registrars office for Stamping of Registration Form for “Officially Enrolled” marked.

 

Opportunities

Advance Practice Nursing includes the following role but not limited to:

  • Ambulatory Care
  • Cardiovascular Nursing
  • Emergency Care Nursing
  • Enterostomal and Wound Care Nursing
  • Entrepreneurial Nursing
  • Gerontology Nursing
  • Hospice/Pallative Nursing
  • Nephrology Nursing
  • Neurologic Nursing
  • Nursing Informatics
  • Oncology Nursing
  • Orthopedic Nursing
  • Renal Nursing
  • Telehealth Nursing

 

Contact

Tel: (02) 87128423
E-mail: saci_con47@yahoo.com
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