Central Philippine University – College of Nursing

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Central Philippine University – College of Nursing

The Central Philippine University – College of Nursing is one of the academic units of Central Philippine University (CPU), a private research university located in Iloilo City, Philippines. The college is known for its comprehensive nursing education program and has produced numerous graduates who have excelled in the field of nursing both locally and internationally.

History[edit | edit source]

The College of Nursing at Central Philippine University was established in 1970 in response to the growing demand for professional nurses in the Philippines and abroad. The college has since grown to become one of the leading nursing schools in the country, known for its rigorous academic standards and commitment to producing competent and compassionate healthcare professionals.

Academic Programs[edit | edit source]

The College of Nursing offers a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program, which is a four-year course designed to prepare students for the Nursing Licensure Examination and a career in nursing. The curriculum includes a blend of theoretical and practical training, with courses in anatomy, physiology, microbiology, pharmacology, and nursing ethics.

The college also offers a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) program for those who wish to pursue advanced studies in nursing. The MSN program includes specializations in areas such as nursing administration, clinical nursing, and nursing education.

Facilities[edit | edit source]

The College of Nursing is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to support the learning and development of its students. These include modern lecture halls, simulation laboratories, and a nursing skills laboratory. The college also has access to the university's library, which houses an extensive collection of nursing and medical literature.

Clinical Training[edit | edit source]

Clinical training is a crucial component of the nursing program at CPU. The college has partnerships with several hospitals and healthcare institutions in Iloilo City and other parts of the Philippines, providing students with hands-on experience in various clinical settings. These affiliations allow students to apply their theoretical knowledge in real-world scenarios, under the supervision of experienced nursing professionals.

Accreditation[edit | edit source]

The College of Nursing at Central Philippine University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Philippines. The college's programs are also recognized by various international nursing bodies, ensuring that its graduates are qualified to practice nursing in different parts of the world.

Notable Alumni[edit | edit source]

The college has produced many notable alumni who have made significant contributions to the field of nursing and healthcare. These include leaders in nursing education, hospital administration, and public health.

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