Thursday, September 26, 2013

The DOH Nurse Certification Program

Visit DOH-NCP's Website
http://www.hhrdb.doh.gov.ph/ncp/

What is the DOH NURSE CERTIFICATION PROGRAM?
The DOH Nurse Certification Program is a DOH-initiated and supervised system of developing and certifying nurses based on a set of standard competencies in specific specialty areas.

Features of the DOH Nurse Certification Program
* Competency-based development that will be standardized across all hospitals
* Assessment of competencies is a major part the implementation
* With level progression: Levels 1-2 General Nursing; Levels 3-5 - Specialty Nursing
* Certification will be based on the competencies demonstrated and applied in the workplace

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

[Vital Signs Column] Reasons why I believe SK should not be abolished

Photo credits: Philstar.com
Nurse's Notes
By Alvin Cloyd Dakis, RN
October 01-15, 2013 Issue

While waiting for my plane to board, let me tell you something honest. I do not completely understand the mechanism of Sangguniang Kabataan or simply known as SK when I was younger. What I do remember though is that I was asked to run as SK Chairman when I was, oh well, overaged. I came to appreciate it late.

Friday, September 13, 2013

NAPC Youth supports SK election postponement

A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE POSTPONEMENT
OF THE SK POLLS FOR REFORM

Whereas, the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections will be held on the 28th of October, without the needed and necessary reforms that could result to a more effective and efficient SK in place.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

[Vital Signs Column] Porkless Diet

Vital Signs Column
NURSE'S NOTES
By Alvin Dakis, RN
September 15-30, 2013

I am back! After around 3 months of hiatus from writing I have returned. My work as an Executive Director of a foundation took so much of my time and prevented me from writing (because my brain cells were fried up even before I start writing). But hey, I'm back and that's what matters.