152 Nursing Schools Face Closure Due To Poor Performance
Commission on Higher Education finally revealed the 152 colleges and
universities that are asked to close down or stop offering nursing courses due
to poor passing percentages in the nursing licensure examination for the past
CHED chairman Emmanuel Angeles said that the said schools will be given another
chance in next year’s nursing licensure exam.
added that their punishment to the poorest-performing schools aims to give them
a lesson, “it’s a warning for them.”
a wake up call to our nursing schools to shape up or phase out. They are
challenged to improve their quality,” Angeles said.
from the aim of help parents and students to pick the best nursing schools that
would really give them quality education, CHED’s move would also help the
move, we are helping not only the parents and students to carefully choose the
nursing schools they go to, but we are helping our economy by minimizing
frustrations and wastages among our nursing graduates when they take the
licensure exams and make sure that they get quality by adhering to world class
standards that we are now imposing.,”.
nursing schools failed to get a passing percentage of 46.14 for the past five
Metro Manila shares the most
number of schools that were asked to take necessary actions. Those were:
Arellano University-Manila, Arellano University-Pasay, DelosSantos-STICollege,EmilioAguinaldoCollege, J.P.
Sison GeneralHospitaland Colleges, La Consolacion College-Manila, Las Piñas College, MartinezMemorialCollege, MaryChilesCollege,OlivarezCollege,
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Pasay,
Perpetual Help College of Manila, Philippine Colleges of Health and Sciences,
Philippine Rehabilitation Institute Foundation, Southeast Asian Colleges, St.
Jude College, St. Rita Hospital College of Nursing and Midwifery, STI-College
Recto, the Family Clinic, Unciano Colleges and General Hospital, University of
Perpetual Help-Rizal, and World Citi Colleges-Quezon City.
also has 23 schools in the list followed by Central Luzonwith 20. Illocos Region, 16; Bicol Region, 14; SOCCKSARGEN, 8; Northern
Mindanao, 7; Zamboanga Peninsula, Davao region and Cordillera Administrative
Region, 6; Cagayan Valley and Central Visayas, 5; CARAGA region, 3; and Eastern
Visayas and Mimaropa region, 1.
cleared that the CHED has fairly evaluate each nursing schools.
fair to all the schools, we had to do a lot of verification,” he said.
next year, CHED will enforce a rule that schools with below five percent
performance in the licensure exam for three consecutive will face revocation
with their permits and will asked to phase out their course offered.
other hand, some universities and colleges had already stopped offering nursing
courses such as: Bacarra Medical Center School of Midwifery, Antipolo School of
Mursing and Midwifery, Heroes Memorial College, Kolehiyo ng Mamamayan, Cotabato
Maritime Academy, Ignatian College, Clinica Arellano School of Midwifery,
Quezon Memorial College, Sta. Teresita College, Baguio General Hospital, Chong
Jua Hospital School of Nursing, Faith Hospital School of Midwifery, Manila
College of Optometry, Ortanez University, and the Philippine Union College of