The UERMMMCI College of Nursing in collaboration with the Association of Deans of Philippine Colleges of Nursing (ADPCN) had successfully pulled off the First International Nursing Research Summit with the theme: Relevance and Application of Nursing Theories in Advancing Nursing Science through Research: Our Millennial Direction last April 20 - 21, 2018. Sr. Callista Roy, Professor of Connell School of Nursing Boston College, USA and Nurse Theorist of the Adaptation theory was the keynote speaker. This academic event has provided an avenue to appraise current relevance and application of nursing theories to enrich nursing science through research, to utilize innovative techniques and principles of current trends in nursing research, to forge nursing institutions towards strengthening academic networks, and create concrete agreements for better collaboration in advancing nursing science in the ASEAN region and the world. Participants of the event were from the different colleges of nursing and nursing institution all over the country as well as from other Asian nation like Japan, Indonesia, China and Nigeria. Such event was a major outbreak in the nursing profession in the Philippines.
SOKA UNIVERSITY VISIT The UERMMMCI College of Nursing through the endorsement of the UE Caloocan campus, accepted 27 students from SOKA University together with their faculty members Prof. Noriko Komatsu and Prof. Satoshi Sasaki. The students completed 56-hours of GLOBAL NURSING TRAINING COURSEfrom March 6 to March 14, 2018 at the university hospital and the adopted community. Students were assisted by the different faculty members of the College of Nursing .
Ms. Alira Blanca Mae Gade, a Filipino student currently enrolled at the NOVA University of Applied Sciences Department of Nursing in Vasa, Finland had her clinical practicum in the College of Nursing. She finished her 12-weeks clinical practicum at the UERMMMCI Hospital with focus on the care of client with problems on oxygenation , fluids and electrolyte, metabolism and alteration in higher brain function.
Saku University School of Nursing- March 24 -26, 2017Last March 24 – 26, 2017 a team of Japanese faculty members from the Saku University College of Nursing visited the College of Nursing to forges initial steps in forming memorandum of understanding. The 3-day event includes the introduction of the best features of the college to include the community extension program. It provided opportunities for the Japanese visitors to get a first-hand assessment of what UERM College of Nursing can offer to their students and faculty members.
The UERMMMCI College of Nursing and the Faculty of Nursing Chiang Mai University has signed up a Memorandum of Understanding in recognition of the mutual benefits arising from the establishment of a successful academic relations. The purpose of this MOU is to promote scientific relations through academic collaboration between both institution. Draft of activities for this collaboration is now in progress.
Deakin University (Australia)Another initiative for international linkages that is expected to materialized this year, is Deakin University (Australia) which have made preliminary communication for possible study visit of their 12 post graduate students this November 11 – 24 , 2018.
UNIBERSIDAD DE STA. ISABEL (Local Linkage) Representatives from the Unibersidad de Sta. Isabel, Naga visited the college for a benchmarking activity which they specifically requested to hold on October 25, 2017 8:00 – 9:30 AM.