Nurses Arena Forum

Welcome, Guest: Help / Recent Posts / Search / Login / Register

Stats: 2506 Members, 5079 topics. Date: May 25, 2017, 04:20:51 AM

Re: Philippines: More job opportunities for Nurses as Senate Proposes Nurses in Every Public School - News - Nurses Arena Forum

Nurses Arena Forum / General Category / News /Post reply ( Re: Philippines: More job opportunities for Nurses as Senate Proposes Nurses in Every Public School )


Attach: (Clear Attachment)
(more attachments)
Type the letters shown in the picture
Listen to the letters / Request another image

Type the letters shown in the picture:
This forum is about nursing, yes or no?:
Type diabetes in the box below:

shortcuts: hit alt+s to submit/post or alt+p to preview

katty: Quote Post

Senator Bam Aquino has filed a bill entitled Nurse in Every Public School Act which seeks to provide students access to basic health care services and open employment opportunity to Filipino nurses.

"Our students and our teachers should have quick access to basic health care and assistance in schools," said Sen. Bam in Senate Bill No. 663.

"Having a nurse in every school emphasizes the value of health, nutrition and well-being as part of the formation of our Filipino children. And with over 45,000 public schools, we create more meaningful jobs for our nurses," he added.

Sen. Bam pointed out that nurses are as important as other support personnel in the school system as they attend to the physical and mental-health needs of students, spearhead programs to promote nutrition and contribute health-related content in the curriculum.

"Sa iilang paaralan, ang mga guro pa po natin ang nag-aalaga ng mga batang may sakit o nasusugatan. A nurse in every public school will safeguard the well-being of the students and faculty by attending to health-related issues and accidents," he said.

The measure mandates the Department of Education and the Department of Health to employ at least one registered nurse in every public school.

The nurse will be responsible for improving the delivery of public health care services and providing relevant and timely education on wellness, hygiene, sanitation and other health safety measures to public school students.

Nurses employed will receive a monthly stipend equal to salary grade 15, consistent with the mandatory minimum entry-level pay for government nurses under Republic Act No. 9173, otherwise known as the Philippine Nursing Act of 2002. [via]

(Go Up)

Nurses Arena Forum - Copyright © 2005 - 2014 Theme By S.a Martin. All rights reserved. SMF 2.0.13 | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines
SMFAds for Free Forums

Disclaimer: Every Nurses Arena Forum member is solely responsible for anything that he/she posts or uploads on Nurses Arena Forum.