Ten Letran BSN third year students together with SN Academic Head Dean Dinah DG Araneta attended the 1st International Conference on Nursing Education last October 6-7, 2016 at the Manila Hotel, Roxas Boulevard, Manila, Philippines. The event was initiated by the Association of Deans of Philippine Colleges of Nursing, Inc. (ADPCN) as the 57th Annual Convention and General Assembly as well its 15th National Conference for Nursing Students with the theme “Towards Borderless Nursing Education: Relevance, Innovation and Engagement.
The School held its 6th Clinical Graduation on March 19, 2013 at the newly built gymnasium of the Colegio. A simple ceremony marked the completion of the students’ clinical requirements for the BS Nursing degree. The award for Excellence in Clinical Practice was given to Hazel Ann A. Molino, who solely qualified in the criteria for the said honor. Mr. Julius Ceazar B. Cruz, Letran SN Class 2010 and recipient awardee of the same honor in his graduating class, was the guest speaker. He shared his journey as an RN amidst the critical dilemma to stay in the profession or change career and provided tips to pass the NLE.
The SN maintained its partnership with Calamba Medical Center (CMC) as its base hospital through an updated renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU.) However, the SN intends to choose Dr. JP Rizal District Hospital in Calamba City as one of the SN affiliated hospitals to be part of the base hospital for students RLE clinical area.
As part of the continuous effort of the school to extend assistance to its recent graduates of BSCS and BSIT, SCST in partnership with Philippine Manufacturing Co. of Murata, Inc., conducted a job fair last April 22, 2013.
In support of the Colegio’s vision for excellence through PACUCOA accreditation, SN successfully submitted the requirements for Level 1 Accreditation of its program last February 2013. The SN is currently awaiting for the official report of the said accrediting body.
The SN once again hailed 56 new Letranite registered nurses who passed the NLE in July and December of 2012. Letran Calamba now has 556 registered nurses in its roster since the School started in 2004. The Colegio continuously post a passing percentage way above the national passing rate.This academic year, the 56 graduates completed the 184-hours Letran Nursing Enhancement Program (LNEP) delivered by the new partner review provider, ASCEND Nursing Review Specialist, to enhance the success rate of nursing graduates in the board exams. The 508-hour Letran Nursing Review handled by the Review University for Nurses (RUN) allowed other non-Letranite graduates to join the review classes to lessen the review fee of Letran Calamba nursing graduates.