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Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the Philippines



Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is a four-year degree program in the Philippines that revolves around caring for the sick or injured. This does not only involve addressing immediate threats to the patient’s health, but also guiding the patient all the way through physical, mental, and emotional recovery.

As a nursing student you will be trained to conduct health assessments, provide patients with preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care, perform life-saving interventions, respond to disaster and emergency situations, and keep medical documentations.

Through the course of your study, you will learn how to perform first aid techniques, take care of wounds,  prepare and administer drugs, feed patients through intravenous tubes, monitor vital signs, and care for patients with special needs such as those with physical disabilities, mental illnesses (Alzheimer’s disease), developmental disorders (autism), recurring illnesses, and patients who are only awaiting death.

In addition to those,  you will also be introduced to the administrative side of nursing such as the organizational structures of hospitals, patient classification systems, delegation of tasks, staffing, scheduling, and performance evaluation.

Some examples of subjects that you may take while enrolled in this program include:

  • Care of Mother, Child, and Family
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Microbiology and Parasitology
  • Bioethics
  • Care of Mother, Child, Family, and Population Group at Risk or with Problems
  • Nutrition and Diet Therapy
  • Pharmacology
  • Health Education
  • Care of Clients with Problems in Oxygenation, Fluid and Electrolyte Balance, Metabolism, and Endocrine
  • Care of Clients with Problems in Inflammatory and Immunologic Response, Perception, and Coordination
  • Care of Patients with Maladaptive Patterns of Behavior
  • Care of Clients with Problems in Cellular Aberrations, Acute Biologic Crisis Including Emergency and Disaster Nursing
  • Competency Appraisal
  • Nursing Leadership and Management
  • Nursing Research
  • Biostatistics

Aside from taking the courses mentioned above, your school may also facilitate a minimum of 2346 hours of On-the-Job Training at hospitals, community clinics, or similar facilities in order to give you a chance to apply what you have learned in school in a professional setting.

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CAREERS

Qualified graduates of BS Nursing can find employment as any of the following:

  • Clinic Nurse
  • Community Health Nurse
  • Private Nurse
  • Company Nurse
  • School Nurse
  • Military Nurse
  • College Professor
  • Researcher
  • Entrepreneur

LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Passing the Licensure Examination for Nurses is one of the requirements in seeking employment in the healthcare industry. Please visit the official website of the Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) for more information.

If you are interested in which schools produce the most number of board exam passers for this course, you can find the list of top performing schools in the last two years below:

Schools offering Bachelor of Science in Nursing in the Philippines * BETA




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Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is a four-year degree program in the Philippines that revolves around caring for the sick or injured. This does not only involve addressing immediate threats to the patient’s health, but also guiding the patient all the way through physical, mental, and emotional recovery. As a nursing student you will be trained to conduct health assessments, provide patients with preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative care, perform life-saving interventions, respond to disaster and emergency situations, and keep medical documentations. Through the course of your study, you will learn how to perform first aid techniques, take care of wounds,  prepare …


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15 Comments

  1. i cant see your contact information which i needed for verification of students that was graduated by your institution.thank you

  2. Hi, I’m currenty a call center agent right now and already a commerce gradute but I am thinking of enrolling into Nursing. If ever I will enroll into nursing, will my minor subjects be credited so I don’t have to take it again? Can you please send me the list of major subjects including the minor subjects so I can check if I still need to take those subjects or if they can be credited already. Thank you so much!

    • my email add: [email protected]

    • Hi, Jona!

      Credits earned for general education subjects are typically carried over to the next course. Some schools have limits on the maximum number of units that can be carried over though, so you might want to contact the school you are thinking of enrolling at so they can give you a proper evaluation. Course curricula also vary per school, so it’s best if you’ll request for a copy from the school you wish to enroll at itself.

      :)

  3. Hi. May i confirm if Nursing course will be banned, because of the rapid growing of nursing students? I would like to enter this field but im afraid of wht they saying that many of graduate BSN is still jobless and its hard to find job this time..

  4. hi! Just wanna ask ,how much is your tuition fee in taking bsn ?for first sem?or in every semester.?thanks! Im waiting for your reply.

    • Hi, Shienalyn!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      Please refer to the page below to get an idea of the tuition and other miscellaneous fees that higher education institutions in the Philippines impose.
      http://www.courses.com.ph/tuition-fees-of-colleges-and-universities-in-the-philippines-as-of-sy-2012-2013/

      :)

  5. gud day. i just want to ask if you offer a tedsa courses? thanks.. godbless

    • Hi, Dianne!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      We’re not running a school or an educational institution, so not really. If you’re looking for TESDA courses, though, you can find the list of TESDA courses on this page: http://www.tesda.gov.ph/program.aspx?page_id=29 (please look for the list under TRAINING REGULATIONS) and the list of schools/training centers that offer them on this page: http://www.tesda.gov.ph/inc/tvi.aspx (Just type the course you’re looking for then click “search”)

      :)

  6. I wan’t to know how much is the tuition fee in the Nursing Course for my project,although I’m not really interested in course,I just wanted to fill up all the information needed in this course for my project.Kindly please reply immediately,I need it for tommorrow!

    • Hi, Daniel!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      We’re sorry, but as much as we’d like to help you, we have no available information regarding the tuition fees imposed by schools offering the nursing program in the Philippines. It’s best if you’ll contact the schools offering them directly so they can give you an accurate and more detailed response.

  7. Hello!

    Does this school still offers BSN program? I am a former student, and I would like to continue my nursing academic this coming semester.

    • Hi, Marjorie!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      Which school are you referring to?

      :)

  8. Do you still offer a 6 months training program which teaches basic education in anesthesia administration or to become Nurse Anesthetist and who recognizes your certification? Thanks a lot.

    • Hi, Melissa!

      Thanks for visiting our site.

      We only compile school and education-related information. We’re not really affiliated with actual schools. The info on this link may help answer your questions, though.
      http://aces.edu.ph/nurse-anesthesia-program/

      :)

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