PROGRAMS

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Date: Wednesday, 21 April 2021, 4:20 PM

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Read more about the programs under the College of Allied Health Studies.

Center of Nursing

Graduate Programs

  • Master of Arts in Nursing

Major:

♦ Nursing Services Administration

♦ Public Health Service Administration

♦ Maternal and Child Nursing

Four-Year Program

• Bachelor of Science in Nursing


Center of Imaging Health Sciences

Four-Year Program

  • Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Center of Pharmacy

Graduate Program

• Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)

Four-Year Program

• Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy with Pharmaceutical Marketing

Two-Year Program

• Associate of Applied Science in Pharmacy Technology (Leading to B.S. Pharmacy)


Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Graduate Programs –

• Doctor of Science in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

• Master of Science in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Four-Year Program

• Bachelor of Science in Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Center of Nursing

The Center of Nursing offers Bachelor of Science in Nursing, first in 2003, a program which addresses the demands of the global world for employment, in various ways. As it makes its graduates to be fully competent in delivering standard and quality nursing care, it also trains its students to be abreast and updated with the expanded nursing career roles such as nurse-entrepreneur, nurse-educator, and others. Caliber faculty members from the industry are also decked to mentor and educate students, inculcating theories, updates, and values. Affiliations include the city-managed Ospital ng Makati, as base hospital.

The specific objectives of the Center are as follows:

  1. to develop strong linkages, network, and affiliation with clinical institutions, catering the educational needs of the students.

  2. to integrate theory, research, and ethical principles in nursing practice to reflect excellence in the pursuit of knowledge and holistic approach in the care of the clientele.

  3. to make students fully cognizant of the legal bounds of sound nursing practice.

  4. to occupy in lifelong learning, and the career development of one’s self.

  5. to utilize research and evidence to assist in the practice and support of the nursing profession.

  6. to inculcate values formation to students and form well-rounded nursing graduates, anchored on the concept of care.

Center of Imaging Health Science

The Center of Imaging Health Science offers Radiologic Technology program which requires a full-time, four-year commitment of study. The first three years consists of classroom-based didactic component and the last year is the clinical education component undertaken in the affiliated training hospitals. The technological advancements in Radiology since the discovery of x-rays have been overwhelming with an impressive array of diagnostic and therapeutic equipment presently available. Aside from routine diagnostic radiography, many specialties have emerged such as Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Ultrasound, Computed Tomography Scan, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Mammography, Bone Mineral Densitometry, and Interventional Radiology creating high demand for individuals in this field. The specific objectives of the Center of Imaging Health Science are as follows:

  1. to develop strong linkages, network, and affiliation with hospitals, honing the clinical competence of the students along the various imaging modalities; both diagnostic and therapeutic.

  2. to develop the students’ knowledge, skills, attitudes and values, necessary to contribute to the overall social, mental, and physical health of the community and the country.

  3. to ensure the continuing improvement of the radiologic laboratory facility so as to enhance the quality of instruction delivered to the students.

  4. to respond to the technological advancement in the field of Radiologic Science thru research and continuing professional development.

  5. to develop awareness in the community, the risks involved in the application of various radiant energies (e.g. x-rays) to humans for diagnostic, therapeutic or research purposes and ways of minimizing such risks.

Center of Pharmacy

The Center offers a ladderized program leading to the degrees; Associate of Applied Science in Pharmacy Technology and Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy. The Center was established in order to address the growing demand for pharmacists – “the medicine experts or medication managers” of the health care team; here in the Philippines and abroad. The specific objectives of the Center of Pharmacy are as follows:

  1. to develop strong linkages, networks and affiliations with the pharmaceutical health care industry;

  2. to enhance the outcomes of UMak-based pharmacy education;

  3. to integrate pharmaceutical research culture among faculty and students;

  4. to assume responsibility for the provision of accurate drug information, accessible and affordable pharmaceutical care and promotion of responsible drug use (including complementary medicine)

Center of Graduate, Research and New Programs

    

The Center of Graduate, Research and New Programs offered its first uniquely designed Blended Learning graduate program, Master of Arts in Nursing, in 2008, followed by the Master of Science in Radiologic Technology in 2014. The pressing need for a comprehensive and highly competitive nursing graduate program that is research-based, sensitive to the demands of the students without sacrificing academic standards were focused on three main Specialized Programs under the Master of Arts in Nursing; to wit; Major in Nursing Service Administration, Major in Public Health Service Administration and MAN Major in Mother and Child Nursing.  These are for nurses who are inclined to academic instructions of prospective nursing students and development of nursing leaders working in the varied health care settings. 

The specific objectives of the Center are as follows:

  1. to develop strong linkages, network and affiliation with research institutions, both general and profession-specific, building a culture of research within the College.

  2. to advocate lifelong learning, encouraging graduates to further professional development.

  3. to develop new and innovative academic programs duly accredited and industry-specific.

  4. to implement research-driven student and faculty development programs.

  5. to initiate collaborative researches in and among the allied health professions.

  6. to be the research arm of the City in terms of health.