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Laboratory training

Hospital training

General Info




4 years




Laboratory training

Hospital training

Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in Southeast Asian College Inc. (SACI) is a
four-year course that answers the demands for health care services of individuals of all
ages, color and creed. It focuses on the promotion of good health, disease prevention
and cure, mitigate suffering, and provide end-of-life care that is safe, humane, and

At the end of the course, the student is equipped with the knowledge, and the practical
and interpersonal skills to navigate the complex medical field and has 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 committed to provide a system of education that develops a
caring, compassionate, competent and committed professional nurse who is globally

A quick view of SACI’s nursing programme will give you an idea of how a professional
nurse can rise above the limits of the nursing profession to becoming a leader in the


The BSN Program aims to prepare the student to possess the competencies expected
of a well-rounded professional nurse 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 consists 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 and 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 year levels. These include nursing concepts from lectures and Related Learning Experiences (RLE).



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



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

To enroll for the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing applicant must have
completed Senior High School.

Passing the Board​

After graduation, the graduate is required to pass the Nursing Licensure Examination
(NLE) given by the Professional Regulations Commission to practice the profession.


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.



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

Fees and Tuition

For information on tuition fees, you may contact the finance department at the

Direct line (8)712-3230, 0966-844-9418

or send them an email at:

Payment Methods

Pay at the SACI Accounting Office following corona virus disease prevention protocols
Pay via online banking

Career Opportunities

The BSN program ensures the achievement by the graduate of all the required courses
as an entry-level nurse. It includes sets of competencies as related knowledge, skills,
and attitudes that all graduates are expected to demonstrate.

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

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



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