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College of Nursing and Health Sciences

"Living in the frontlines to serve the holistic-healthcare needs of all."

Vision Statement

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CNHS), an academic unit of the university strives in developing competent, committed, self-directed nurses and nutritionists- dietitians who will respond to the changing health needs of society. Sustained by faith, this service-oriented college continually pursues academic excellence and character building.

The Nursing Department functions within its providing quality education to the students believe that:

NURSING is a dynamic discipline, which is an art, and a science of caring for individuals, families, and communities geared towards the promotion and restoration of health, prevention of and recovery from illness, and support and comfort when death is
inevitable.

A PERSON is a unique being with dignity and worth, created by God – his center. He goes through life in a predictable sequence in continuous adaptation to a changing environment as an integral whole.

HEALTH is a fundamental human right and a responsibility of both the individual and the state The rising global need for a better healthcare system and healthcare professionals continues, and the college is always open to those who wish to establish a
meaningful and rewarding career path in the fields of nursing and allied health sciences and working in the future in the frontlines of patient care in hospital long-term facilities, community health centers, schools, government and private health care facilities, in the military, in a mission.

THE STUDENT is a person with distinct capabilities and levels of maturity.  He/She
learns best when provided with related learning experiences for observing and applying
concepts learned in the classroom, as well as for synthesizing new concepts.

Mission Statement

College of Nursing and Health Sciences (MJCN and Nutrition/Dietetics) are consistent with the philosophy of higher education and committed to quality education that involves teaching–learning in seeking the truth. It aims to develop the full potential of the student for a productive, satisfying life as a competent health practitioner, with multi-cultural skills, information-technological knowledge, and skills, exemplifying servant leadership and translating the Christian ideal of service to God through His genuine concern for people and reverence for human life.

The nursing and nutrition education program helps the student to be a caring, responsible, nationalistic, innovative, creative, and critical-thinking individual. It helps the student to acquire basic knowledge, skills, and attitudes essential in giving comprehensive health care the in beginning position whenever professional nursing and nutritionist-dietitian is practiced.

The curriculum strategy, of the college of nursing and health sciences, is based on the CHED-CMO 15 series of 2017… which is outcome-based learning. Henceforth, produces students who are lifelong learners integrating Christian faith, character, and service with excellence in the area of education, service, leadership, and research.

JOMAR DG. DELA CRUZ, DNM, MBA, MAN, RN
Dean

Alicia T. Bañas, RN, MHPEd, Ed.D.
Associate Dean

Greetings future nurses and dieticians!

As you begin your journey to becoming a health professional, we are privileged to have been your selected venue to learn these noble professions. In this College, we will provide you all the tools you’ll need to have a rewarding and successful career.

The values this College espouses is one of Faith, Character and Service. This is in accordance with Scripture where our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ commanded all to love one another as they would want to be loved. This means a health professional must be selfless and loving in every scenario they may encounter. Our college will guide you how to instill a holistic approach to caring for those under your care in all scenarios.

Your faculty members have over a century in combined experience that will be utilized in classrooms and practicum settings for your sole benefit. Come with open eyes and ears to pick up the intricacies of skills and knowledge that will equip you to not only function in your professional role but, flourish.

As nursing and dietician students, you will have the full support of one of the country’s top scientific minds and gain perspectives of professors with extensive experience to provide practical solutions to the modern-day issues you will face as professionals.

So, welcome once again to Philippine Christian University! May your walk with us be blessed by our Father In heaven as you develop to be a true professional in bringing light and comfort to your fellow brethren.

God bless!

We offer two Courses

  1. Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  2. Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics 

The college offers excellent nursing and health sciences academic programs. With a consistent 100% passing rate in the Philippine Nursing Licensure Examinations and maintaining Level III accredited by the Association of Christian Schools, Colleges and Universities Accrediting Agency, Inc. (ACSCU-AAI), the college’s alumni occupy prominent positions in the local and international health care establishments. In June 2007 and June 2008, PCU-MJCN was awarded by the Professional Regulations Commission as the Top 1 College of Nursing having 100% passing in the Nurse Licensure Examination (30-99 examinees). This is just a confirmation of God’s love and faithfulness to PCU-MJCN.

Mary Johnston College of Nursing ( MJCN), being an integral part of the university, aims to develop the potential of students for a productive and satisfying life as competent practitioners, translating the Christian ideal of service to God through His genuine concern for people and reverence for human life.

For over  100 years, the MJCN had produced a 100 % employment rate a year after graduation with  100%  of graduates taking the Board Exams. It is the pride of PCU to have a 100% passing rate in the board exam.

The MJCN academic program offers a 4-year course with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing. It aims to prepare graduates who will be part of the Philippine health human resource. At the end of the educational program, at least  95% of our graduates are expected to:

  1. ) Integrate spiritual values and principles of bio-psycho–social-cultural sciences in providing total quality patient care;
  2. ) Assume leadership or key roles and responsibilities in different work settings,
  3. ) Engage in professional growth and participate in the conduct of research and
  4. ) Initiate and participated in the conduct of research to enhance the body of knowledge for the enrichment of the profession and
  5. ) Upholds the ideals of the Alma Mater at all times.

The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Dietetics (BSND) is a 4-year program designed to equip students globally with the fundamental knowledge, attitudes, and skills necessary for entry-level professional responsibilities in the fields of nutrition education, food and nutrition research, food service management, and hospital and community settings.

The BSND  aims to prepare graduates to work as nutritionists and dieticians, in response to the growing recognition of the importance of nutrition to health.  

At the end of the educational program in Nutrition and Dietetics, at least 95% of the students are expected to: 

  1. ) Translate their understanding of nutrition theories, health sciences, research principles, and methodologies into the practice of the Nutrition profession.
  2. ) Integrate Christian values in the care of clients across their lifespan in varied settings.
  3. ) Demonstrate nutrition and dietetics skills in various settings.
  4. ) Upholds the ideals of the Alma Mater at all times.

 

To execute and fulfill the above expectations, currently, we have faculty who are efficient, proficient, and experts in their field, in different learning environments namely; online through the learning management system ( LMS),  spacious classrooms, a complete laboratory, and a skills lab, with a based-hospital, other health facility centers, and community. The majority of our faculty have master’s degrees, while others are taking their doctoral degrees. Likewise, the majority of the faculty are members of credible professional organizations local and international while others are active in collaborative study with partner higher education institutions and government agencies.  

We have efficient, and complete learning facilities to meet the teaching-learning needs of both the teacher and students. One of which is the learning management system ( LMS)  to facilitates providing online teaching-learning platforms  It has complete and efficient library facilities and is updated with textbooks, and journals locally and internationally.  The library serves efficiently for the research engagement of the university.

Career Opportunities

PCU-CNHS Graduates work professionally as nurses, nutritionists, and dietitians in a range of clinical, private practice, community, and industry settings.

The nurses can work in the nursing service as clinical nurses, public health nurses, school health nurses, company/industrial/home care nurses, nurse educators/researchers, military and missionary nurses, The nutritionists/dietitians can work as hospital dietitians, restaurant managers, community nutritionists, researchers, nutrition educators, nutrition counselors, product developers, etc. 

If you are looking for an institution with credibility, highly respected, highly competent training, and with a heart of compassion…you are most welcome to  PCU College of Nursing and Nutrition. An institution where it produces holistic- lifelong nursing and nutrition student learners who possess Christian character exemplified as caring, competent, compassionate, confident, with critical–analytical thinking individual, practice excellent servant leadership, and nationalistic but globally competitive.

We encourage you to consider  PCU- College of  Nursing and Nutrition as your second home!

Curricular Strategy

Curricular Strategy here

 

Alicia T. Bañas, RN, MHPEd, Ed.D.
Associate Dean
College of Nursing and Health Sciences

EdD, PCU, 2018
Master in Health Professions Education ( MHPEd)
BSN-PCU-MJCN, 1979
NLE


Maria Lourdes B. Galima
College of Nursing
Faculty

MSN Concordia College 2015
BSN PCUMJCN 1994
NLE



Gladys T. Cruz
College of Nursing 
Faculty

BSN PCUMJCN 1996
NLE



Joanne Generoso
College of Nursing 
Faculty

MAN ongoing at PCU
BSN PCUMJCN 1997
NLE



Maria Cristina G. Logronio
College of Nursing 
Faculty

BSN PCUMJCN 2006
NLE


Reniel A. Sanchez
College of Nursing
Faculty

MAN PWU
BSN PCUMJCN 2006
NLE


Baby Mariz Mampusti
College of Nursing
Faculty

MAN PWU
BSN PCUMJCN 2005
NLE


Ma. Theresa Donguines
College of Nursing
Faculty

MAN PCU
BSN PCUMJCN 2006
NLE



John Rey I. Waluhan
College of Nursing
Faculty

MAN PWU
NLE


Rocelyn Balbuena
College of Nursing
Faculty

BSN PCUMJCN 2001
NLE


Rosalina R. Casuco
College of Nursing
Faculty

BSN PCUMJCN 1995
NLE


Nelia B. Perez
College of Nursing 
Faculty

PhD PNU, 2016 
DNS SPUP 2018
MSN SPUP 2005 
MAEd NC 2001
NLE


Susanna B. Pambuan
College of Nursing
Faculty

BSN PCUMJCN 1990
NLE


Evelyn A. Luna
College of Nursing
Faculty

MPH – UP Manila 1994;
MN major in Public Health Nursing – Silliman University College of Nursing 2013


Cecilia A. Sioco
College of Nursing
N&D Faculty

PhD-CIN dissertation on going, PNU
MAIE-HRM, EARIST, 2016
BSND, PCU, 1997
Nutrition & Dietetics Licensure Exam,
National TVET Trainer Certificate Level 1,
Trainers Methodology Certificate 1,
National Certificate NC II in F&B


Elizabeth L. Llorente
College of Nursing
N&D Faculty

MAED- Administration, PCU, 2011
BS Food Technology, Araneta La Salle, 1982


Ancel Jeff G. Beso
College of Nursing
N&D Faculty

MM-Hospital Administration, PCU, 2023
BSND, PCU, 2017


Kyle Arianne G. Abellana
College of Nursing
N&D Faculty

MSCN – thesis on going, PWU
BSND, PCU, 2017


Melvin E. Bernardino
College of Nursing
N&D Faculty

MSCN, PWU, 2021
BSND, Colegio de San Juan de Letran, Manila, 2018


ANNOUNCEMENT

Fostering Educational Excellence: Philippine Christian University and CREATE-UCCP
Forge Alliance through MOU Signing

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ENROLL NOW!

WE ARE HIRING!

Congratulations!

We would like to congratulate our new Nutritionist-Dietitians for passing the recent November 2023 Nutritionist-Dietitians Licensure Examination, to God be the glory! 

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