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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

117 Pinoys take nurse, midwife licensure exams in Hong Kong

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At least 117 Filipinos based in Hong Kong benefited from the Philippine Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)’s first licensure examinations for nurses and midwives there.

The PRC held the examination at the Bayanihan Center in Kennedytown in Hong Kong from December 12 to 13, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

POEA warns on fake job offers abroad

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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned jobseekers Friday against individuals offering work opportunities in the United States, Canada and Lebanon.

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Monday, December 21, 2009

Fipino Nurses on the Prairies

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Joan Duhaylungsod is one of 120 nurses recently recruited from the Philippines and are currently practicing in many Manitoba communities like Brandon, Portage La Prairie, Carmen, Pilot Mound, Emerson and Dauphin. The nurses have filled positions in the Assiniboine, Brandon, Central and Parkland regional health authorities.

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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Agency linked to Filipino nurses focus of Medicaid probe

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A home health care agency whose owner helped spark the Suffolk prosecution of 10 Filipino nurses must give back more than $3.7 million in wrongfully obtained Medicaid funds, state and federal authorities said yesterday.

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Monday, December 14, 2009

RP medtourism anchors hopes on Global Pinoys

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By Ehda M. Dagooc (The Freeman) Updated December 10, 2009 12:00 AM

CEBU, Philippines - The future of medical tourism in the Philippines will not solely depend on the volume of foreign clients coming to the country to seek medical help, but its growth is largely reliant on the Filipinos working abroad.

“Unlike other countries, the Philippines has its natural market. It is not relying on foreign patients, because the source of constant and sustainable growth for the industry is the OFWs, or the Filipinos residing and working abroad,” said Department of Health head for special concerns Anthony Calibo.

According to Calibo regardless if foreigners come in the Philippines or not to seek medical help, the medical tourism industry here will still grow “because we have growing OFWs, who prefer to get medical attention in their home land.”

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Sunday, December 13, 2009

Japan accepts nurse applications

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The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) Wednesday announced the start of the recruitment of the second batch of caregivers and nurses under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) on the Movement of Natural Persons.

POEA and the Japan International Corporation of Welfare Services (JICWELS) said applicants for nurses must be BSN graduates with board license at least three years experience.

Applicants for caregivers must be graduates from any four year course and certified as caregiver by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA); or a graduate from nursing school with no board license.

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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Strong rise in Gulf remittances to Philippines

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Remittances from the millions of Filipinos working abroad rose strongly in September from August, data from the country’s central bank showed, contributing to upbeat forecasts for the economy.

But with the Gulf accounting for more than half the number of Filipino workers hired abroad last year, they are unlikely to escape the slowdown unscathed. At the same time, buoyancy in other markets is expected to boost remittances growth and keep the overall economy on track for expansion this year.

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Friday, December 11, 2009

Saudi Red Crescent places job order for 300 nurses

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The Saudi Red Crescent Authority (SRCA) has placed a job order for 300 Filipino male medical workers with the Philippine Overseas Employment Authority (POEA), the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) disclosed Wednesday.

The DoLE said that the health professionals will be working for a state-owned medical institution that pioneers in emergency response and first aid support in Saudi Arabia. “The SRCA needs 200 nurses and paramedics and 100 physicians,’’ said Labor and Employment Secretary Marianito Roque.

“This is a government to government arrangement. Application and inquiries should only be made through the POEA,’’ he added.

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Thursday, December 10, 2009

Nurse hiring slump seen

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By Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) Updated December 06, 2009 12:00 AM

MANILA, Philippines - The number of jobless Filipino nurses is likely to swell further with the expected slump in the hiring of medical workers in the United States and other countries to last for the next two years.

Dr. Fely Marilyn Lorenzo of the University of the Philippines Institute of Health Policy and Development Studies said government data indicated a falling trend in hiring of Filipino nurses for the past years.

“Data from the Commission on Filipino Overseas showed that the demand for Filipino nurses is slowing down in foreign countries, particularly in the country’s top markets,” Lorenzo said.


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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Filipino nurses find life sweet in rural RHAs - Recruitment program working

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Joan Duhaylungsod has had to make a lot of adjustments since leaving the Philippines seven months ago for a nursing job in Pilot Mound.

She left family and friends and a tropical climate in a Third World country for a sparsely populated -- and much colder -- country halfway around the world.

While toiling in a long-term care facility in rural Manitoba, she's also had to spend months studying for an exam that would allow her to work as a registered nurse in the province -- a test she passed in October.

On Thursday, she and two dozen other Filipino nurses attended a ceremony at the Legislative Building marking the success of a government nursing recruitment program that has eased the staffing burden on rural health care facilities.

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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Group seeks Saudi exemption from exams for RP nurses

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By JC BELLO RUIZ
November 27, 2009, 4:27pm

The Philippine government should ask Saudi Arabia to exempt Filipino nurses from the requirement to take the “prometric” exam to work in the country, the Migrante-Middle East said Friday, noting that the oil-rich country is the one that needs the services of Filipino nurses.

Migrante said the new qualifying exam required by the Saudi government is “an additional burden to Filipino nurses going to the Mideast.”

“The implementation of this new Saudi labor policy should not only be delayed, but should not be implemented at all by the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA),” Migrante-ME regional coordinator John Leonard Monterona said in a statement.

POEA Administrator Jennifer Manalili had earlier asked Saudi Arabia to delay the implementation of the prometric exam, the equivalent to the licensure exam taken by nurses in the Philippines, to allow the government to prepare procedures for RP nurses planning to work in the Middle East countries to meet the new requirement

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Bleak job prospects for 95,000 new nurses seen

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A recruitment expert on Sunday expressed concerned at the prospect of no work for some of the 95,000 nursing graduates who may pass the licensure examination currently being administered by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) in selected public and private schools nationwide.

The second phase of the nursing board is set from Nov. 29 to Nov. 30 in 16 regions across the country. The first part was held last June.

“I pity the 95,000 nursing graduates who are poised to take the nursing licensure. Those who pass will join the more than 200,000 unemployed board passers whose experience are volunteer nursing or call center agents or crew in fastfood outlets,’’ said Lito Soriano, executive director of the Federated Association of Manpower Exporters and former president of the Philippine Association of Service Exporters Inc. (PASEI).

“Nurses deployed overseas is not more than 10,000 annually for the past five years. This is a massacre of loss opportunities. No one is waking up to reality,’’ he said in his text message to reporters.

Soriano lamented that the majority of board takers who are sons and daughters of toiling Overseas Filipino Workers (OFW) are “willing victims of unemployable college courses.’’

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Sunday, November 29, 2009

Goodluck to all Nurses taking Nov 2009 NLE Test Takers

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I just want to wish all you nurses taking the NLE November 2009 the best of luck.



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Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Pinoy nurses can register online for UAE employment exams

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Filipino nurses can now apply for work at the United Arab Emirates online, as a shortage of nurses there has prompted it to set up an online recruitment system for such caregivers.

A report on UAE-based Khaleej Times said the UAE Ministry of Health now allows applicants to register for entry exams online rather than in person.

“We launched the new registration system on the ministry website six months ago, and we have been getting hundreds of applications everyday," said Dr Fatima Al Rifaee, Director of the Federal Nursing Department in the ministry.

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Monday, November 23, 2009

Pinoy nurses fill vacancies in specialised areas in UK hospitals

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SALISBURY, England - The United Kingdom nursing work force is ageing and British nurses are leaving the country to work in the United States and in recent years, in Australia.

These are some of the contributing factors for the shortage of qualified nurses in the UK both in the National Health Service or NHS and the private sector.

The UK faces the so-called graying of the population of the nursing work force and the younger ones are not interested in the nursing profession because they have more options for jobs that offer better pay and working condition. Those who leave the county to work elsewhere are driven by better pay and living conditions.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Pinoy nurse lauded in Washington DC

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The Philippine Embassy in Washington DC, USA has lauded a Filipina who was chosen as one of this year’s student scholars of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA).

Philippine Ambassador to the United States Willy Gaa cited Melanie Singh for being chosen as one of the 15 undergraduate scholars of the APNA-Janssen Student Scholarship Program and the only Filipina to receive the said scholarship this year.

In a letter to Singh, Gaa emphasized that the scholarship award “reflects highly of her academic performance and professional potential.”

“The scholarship award likewise underscores your exceptional ability to maintain your deep socio-civic and cultural involvement, particularly in promoting your Filipino heritage, at Catholic University of America and throughout the District 6 membership,” Ambassador Gaa stated in his letter to Singh.

Singh will be studying at the Catholic University of America in Washington DC, a national university of the Catholic Church and the only higher education institution founded by the US bishops. (Madel R. Sabater)


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Thursday, November 5, 2009

Fewer Pinoy nurses seek jobs in US

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MANILA –Joblessness in the US could be a reason why the number of Filipino nurses taking the United States national licensure examinations decreased, the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines said on Thursday.

"The confidence of foreign workers in America’s economic supremacy has clearly been shaken by the staggering job losses there," TUCP secretary general Ernesto Herrera said in a press statement.


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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Some Pinoy nurses no longer seek US jobs

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According to the Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), the number of nurses who indicated their desire to look for US jobs plunged by 21.38 percent in the past nine months this year.

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Monday, November 2, 2009

Filipino Nurses in Canada: In Search of a Better Life

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In this interview, Evelyn Calugay, a veteran Filipino nurse in Canada, shares her experience when she decided to move to Canada. She also shares her opinion about Canadian policies that are detrimental to foreign-trained nurses.

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Friday, October 23, 2009

Japan hiring more nurses, caregivers

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TOKYO, Japan --The Japanese government said the arrival of the second batch of Filipino nurses and caregivers is expected by next year under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) on the Movement of Natural Persons.

In an interview following a briefing to Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) journalists here, Kazuhiko Shimizu, deputy director for Second Southeast Asia Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), disclosed that the Japanese government is currently discussing the details with the Philippine government on the dispatch of the second batch of Filipino nurses and caregivers under the JPEPA.

The Second Southeast Asia Division at the MOFA, of which Shimizu is deputy director, includes Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Singapore. The other group consisting of five ASEAN countries is headed by the First Southeast Asia Division deputy director Takuma Sakaguchi.

“The next batch is coming next year. We’re now starting the discussions with the Philippine government,” Shimizu said.

Shimizu disclosed that the first batch of caregivers had already started their training in Japan. Thirty Filipino candidate caregivers were sent to Japan last Sept. 27.

“The first batch arrived just recently. They are now starting their training in Japanese hospitals,” he said.

Under the agreement, Filipino nurses and caregivers have to take a two- to four-year school course in Japan. They must also pass the licensure examination to be certified careworkers in Japan.

Aside from hospital training, the Filipino health workers are required to undergo Japanese language training courses for six months.

SOURCE: MANILA BULLETIN


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Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Singing Pinoy Nurse

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Could a hospital using an unconventional tool to help its patients feel better. Filipino Dominic Limpin is a dialysis nurse who had been working in New York City. After having Traumatic stress Disorder because of the September 11 terrorist attack, he signed on with a company that sends him around the country. As a traveling nurse, he helps hospitals fill empty shifts with his UNIQUE NURSING STYLE.

Dominic may be a little modest about his musical abilities. He performed with a choir that sang with the Philharmonic in New York City. He says he’ll do anything to get patients’ minds off their ailments. He does what Medicine sometimes can’t. So maybe it’s not the spoonful of sugar that makes the medicine go down as much as the song itself.



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Monday, October 19, 2009

7 Pinoy nurses win case vs Sentosa in NLRC

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CHICAGO – Seven of the 31 Filipino nurses in New York who got embroiled in a labor dispute with their recruitment agent SentosaCare LLC won the case they earlier filed with the National Labor Recruitment Commission (NLRC) in Manila.

A decision by a three-member panel headed by NLRC presiding commissioner Gerardo C. Nograles awarded the seven nurses the “unexpired portion of their basic salaries" totaling $186,000, saying the nurses were “constructively dismissed" from their jobs.

The panel dismissed the claims of 18 others on grounds that they failed to produce a “quantum of evidence."

The ruling, which was handed down last Sept. 25 but made public only on Oct. 13, reversed an earlier ruling of executive labor arbiter Fatima Jambato-Franco that dismissed the case on January 24, 2008.

Rico Foz, executive vice president of the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (Nafcon), declared the ruling as a “victory for the nurses, as the decision now finds wrongdoing on the part of the Sentosa employers."

"But let us not lower down our guard. Justice has not been truly served yet by this decision. While it is an improvement on how Philippine labor agencies look at the nurses’ complaints, the decision merely throws bones to the nurses and to all of us who support the nurses," he said.

Nafcon is one of the lead convenors of the campaign launched in the US in 2006 to help the nurses from exploitation and threats by their employers.

The nurses who won the case are Maria Theresa Ramos, Jennifer Lampa, Carlo Conrad Garcia, Rizza P. Maulion, Riche P. Salve, Annabelle Capulong and Maria Consuelo Gonzales.

They were former nurses at Avalon Gardens Nursing Home in Long Island, New York, who resigned from their positions as contract nurses with the SentosaCare LLC.

The nurses had earlier requested for legal assistance from the Philippine Consulate relative to their “working conditions, difficult working relationship with administration, delayed/underpayment payment of salaries and other benefits" that deprived them to send “money to their dependents in the Philippines" and their piling bills.

As noted by the NLRC panel, instead of acting on the workers’ complaints, the employers threatened to file suits against them before the US Courts for abandoning their jobs and endangering their patients.

“The delayed salaries and diminution in pay, coupled with the uncaring and indifferent attitude on the part of the respondents, brought about the feeling of oppression and created on adverse working environment, making it unacceptable for the employees to continue working for respondents," said the panel’s ruling.

Because the respondents led by Sentosa were in “substantial breach in their employment contracts" as the employees “demands for money claims were duly substantiated," the employees are “entitled to the full reimbursement of his placement fee with interest, plus the salaries corresponding to the unexpired portion" of their contract or for “three months for every year of the unexpired term, whichever is less," said the ruling, citing “The Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995."

Background of the case

The labor dispute started when Sentosa supposedly failed to fulfill its commitment to let the nurses work in specific nursing homes in the US. The nurses complained that upon their arrival in New York, they found out that they were made to work for an employment agency and received less than what was stipulated in their contracts.

When their complaints were ignored, 55 nurses resigned from the Avalon Gardens Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in April 2006, but many of them returned to work for fear of paying a $25,000-fine to Sentosa.

Ten of the nurses, however, refused to budge and were charged by Sentosa before a New York court.

On January 13,2009, however, the New York court dismissed the case against the nurses, saying they were “threatened with prosecution for crimes for which they cannot constitutionally be tried." - GMANews.TV

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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Nov 2009 Nursing Board Exam Update

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The PRC reminds first time examinees that the deadlines in filing for the November 2009 Nursing Board Exam will be on October 16,2009 (Friday).

If you are in Hong Kong and you dont have a PRC Nursing Licence yet, your in luck because as reported by the Saudi Gazette, there will be a special nursing examination there for filipinos who dont have a nursing license yet.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

UK envoy: Employ RP nurses at home first

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Before the Philippines could start sending out Filipino health care workers in droves abroad, it should first begin populating its hospitals with nurses.

The current surplus in Filipino nurses should be used by the government to care for its own people, said newly installed British Ambassador to the Philippines Stephen Lillie.

“You have a lot of nurses in the Philippines but there are some parts of the Philippines that do not have nurses," Lillie said on Thursday.

Although the British government is proud that its health care system has Filipino nurses, Lillie said the UK would eventually want to be self-sustaining.

There are about 250,000 Filipinos staying in the United Kingdom, most of whom are working in the health care industry.

Aside from the promise of more than 20 times the salary for nurses in the Philippines, Filipino nurses are often lured to work in the UK in hopes of petitioning their families to live with them there.

But Lillie said the UK is not like Canada or Australia which encourages immigration of foreign workers and their families.

“We want our health care service to be self-sustaining," he added.

Since 2005, the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) noted that the demand for Filipino nurses in countries like the UK, US, and Canada have already reached their quotas, causing thousands of fresh graduates to cease finding employment overseas.

The number of unemployed Filipino nurses was estimated at 400,000 in 2008.

Then PNA National President Leah Primitiva Samaco-Paquiz said the perceived oversupply of nurses is really caused by the inability of Philippine hospitals to create additional plantilla positions for fresh graduates.

Back to the barangay

To absorb the surplus of Filipino nurses, the government created a program to send them to hospitals in rural areas for training.

Under the Nurses Assigned in Rural Areas (NARS) program, which the British government has also been supporting, unemployed nurses will be made to return to their hometowns for a six-month tour of duty and will be given P8,000 a month as stipend or allowance. (For more information click on the Department of Labor and Employment’s website)

But Jackson Gan, vice president of the Federated Association of Manpower Exporters, said the program only addresses the temporary employment of nurses but it would not make them attractive abroad. [See: NARS won't make RP nurses attractive abroad]

“Trained nurses in specialty areas like surgical wards, burn ICU (Intensive Care Unit), neo-natal ICU, cardiac cath lab, nursery nurses, pedia, cardio-vascular, emergency, therapy, and clinical wards, which are in demand in the Middle East and Western countries like the USA, UK, Australia and Canada," Gan said.

He said funds for the NARS program should be diverted instead to the improvement of government hospital facilities in both rural and urban areas “so that more nurses can be hired in those areas and accumulate the training needed for work abroad." - GMANews.TV

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Monday, October 5, 2009

Nurses urged to invest in healthcare services

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By PHOEBE JEN INDINO
September 28, 2009, 8:41pm

CEBU CITY – Given the over-supply of registered nurses in the country currently, the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) is urging nurses to explore other options relevant to their profession such as investing in home healthcare services through cooperatives and associations.

“Nurses should start thinking of being entrepreneurs,” underlined DoLE Undersecretary Carmelita Pineda during the culmination of the first batch of nurses participating in the Nurses Assigned in Rural Service (NARS) project in this city.

Pineda, in her speech, said nurses can go beyond being mere employees of hospitals, clinics and health units. “They can organize themselves into associations and cooperatives to set up home healthcare services, birthing places, or health facilities for older people among various other similar possibilities,” she urged.

The DoLE official added that while waiting for a chance to be employed overseas, nurses can venture into and already start income generating projects.

However, she admitted that the high demand for nurses abroad is a really attractive career to pursue because of its obvious economic returns.

Meanwhile, Pineda disclosed that the continuing demand for Filipino nurses overseas is expected to intensify, as the world’s northern countries experience longer lifespans and the graying of their population in the next five to ten years is sure to see the deployment of local nurses.

“Countries that will continue to offer employment opportunities include the Gulf States in the Middle East such as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain and Oman,” she said.

Further, European countries including the United Kingdom and Ireland will also continue hiring Filipino nurses, even as new markets are emerging in Norway, Belgium, Denmark, Finland and Netherlands.

Canada, too, is a new market, while Australia and New Zealand likewise offer job opportunities for nurses.

http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/222455/nurses-urged-invest-healthcare-services



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Saturday, October 3, 2009

Hospital looks abroad for sixty nurses

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SIXTY nurses are being brought over from the Philippines to work in Colchester's main hospital due to a shortage of appropriate healthcare staff in the UK.

A total of 80 additional nurses have already been hired by the Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust which is increasing the number of its beds this winter.

But due to problems attracting qualified and experienced nurses in the UK the trust sent staff to the Philippines to try and recruit more nurses there.

In total, the trust is currently looking to hire about 130 healthcare staff, with the biggest gaps in specialist medicine.

Yesterday, a spokesman said: “We went over to the Philippines in the early summer and recruited 60 Filipino nurses.

“The reason for choosing the Philippines was that we had recruited from there before about five years ago and it worked very well, both in terms of the quality of work and the retention figures.”

The spokesman added that hiring staff from the Philippines was approved by the Department of Health and that the first 15 staff would be taking up their positions in November.

“There is a national problem with recruiting experienced and qualified nurses staff in the UK - there just are not enough.

“We are very successful at recruiting healthcare assistants from the community and that is not proving a problem.

“However, in common with lots of other hospitals, we are not finding it easy to recruit experienced staff at a reasonably senior level from the UK.”

The spokesman added that by March next year the trust hoped to have a full complement of staff.

He added that the hospital had recently set up a peripatetic nursing team that was able to swiftly plug any staff gaps that arose in various medical fields.

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Implanted tooth helps blind US woman recover sight

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MIAMI (AFP) – A 60-year-old US grandmother, blind for nearly a decade, has recovered her sight after surgeons implanted a tooth in her eye as a base to hold a tiny plastic lens, her doctors said.

Sharron "Kay" Thornton, from the southern US state of Mississippi, lost her sight in 2000 when she came down with a case of Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a rare disease that scarred her cornea, according to the University of Miami's Bascom Palmer Eye Institute.

For patients whose bodies reject a transplanted or artificial cornea, this procedure "implants the patient's tooth in the eye to anchor a prosthetic lens and restore vision," said Thornton's surgeon Victor Perez.

In the procedure -- which was pioneered in Italy but was a first in the United States -- the medical team extracted Thornton's canine or "eyetooth" and surrounding bone, shaved and sculpted it, and drilled a hole into it to insert an optical cylinder lens.

"We take sight for granted, not realizing that it can be lost at any moment," the grateful patient said. "This truly is a miracle."

She said people should imagine what it is like "if you could keep your eyes closed just for one week... it's amazing what you see when you open your eyes again."

The tooth and the lens were implanted under the patient's skin in the cheek or shoulder for two months so they could bond, then they were carefully implanted in the center of the eye after a series of procedures to prepare the socket.

"A hole is made in the mucosa for the prosthetic lens, which protrudes slightly from the eye and enables light to re-enter the eye allowing the patient to see once again," read an Eye Institute statement.

Following a series of operations, medical personnel removed the bandages from Thornton's eyes two weeks ago.

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Friday, October 2, 2009

SafetyNet Monitoring System Keeps an Eye on Wards of Patients

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Masimo is releasing a new version of the firm's popular SafetyNet™ remote monitoring system. According to the company, the system can provide continuous pulse oximetry readings from up to eighty patients on four separate hospital floors. The technology aims to decrease respiratory-related adverse events in a high risk population, such as post-surgical patients on the general care floor, patients with obstructive sleep apnea, and those who are on narcotic analgesics. Using internal pagers or interfacing with other messaging systems, the central server can notify clinicians if a patient requires prompt attention.

The Masimo Patient SafetyNet remote monitoring and clinician notification system combines the gold standard performance of Masimo SET® pulse oximetry with optional Oridion Microstream® end tidal CO2-based respiration rate monitoring at the point of care and wireless clinician notification via pager to provide an unmatched level of patient safety on general care floors. The system uses IEEE industry standards for connectivity—allowing for more efficient sharing of data across a hospital's IT platforms and the option of full integration into a hospital's existing IT infrastructure, providing a lower overall cost of ownership and improved financial benefits.

The new Patient SafetyNet system is already having a big impact on both nurses and post-surgical patients for two hospitals involved in limited market release testing. Marilyn Nemerever, R.N., director of Acute Care at Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, where the new system is being used to monitor patients in three separate post-surgical units at three different hospitals from a single central monitoring station, stated "We love it. ICU beds are in high demand these days and Patient SafetyNet allows us to more closely monitor post-surgical patients in our med-surg units, so we can use our ICU resources more appropriately. Our nurses now have the piece of mind that comes with knowing that Patient SafetyNet is helping watch over their patients if and when they cannot. And our patients are having better outcomes because we can see, as well as respond to changes earlier."

Clinicians at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, who found that Patient SafetyNet reduced rescue activations by 65% and ICU transfers by 48%—while in some patients where ICU transfer was avoided, length of stay was also reduced from 5.8 to 3.6 days with an associated cost of care reduction of 30%, have also embraced the capabilities of the new Patient SafetyNet system. George T. Blike, M.D., Medical Director of Patient Safety at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, New Hampshire, stated; "The new system enhancements allow us to see real-time numerics for each patient at a glance, while the ability to monitor more patients on a single server will enable us to deploy the system across more care areas than before to reduce overall costs of implementation."




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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Inspiring Story: My Stroke of Insight

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Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: One morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened -- as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another.

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Health care firm offers jobs to ‘surplus’ nurses

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FILIPINOS’ HOSPITALITY, along with the abundant supply of licensed nurses, have pushed a Singapore-based medical tourism hub to set up the first health care knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) facilities in the country.

"The Philippines has an abundant call center and human resources while the Filipinos have the necessary language skill and are known globally for their emphatic and caring nature," Geoff Spiller, managing director of Life Stage Communication, said in a press briefing yesterday.

Life Stage Communication is the local unit of Singapore-based Fly Free Health Group of Companies, which is said to have provided the world’s first comprehensive business-to-customer and business-to-business medical tourism hub, which is a one-stop destination where health, travel, leisure and lifestyle converge.

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Sunday, September 27, 2009

NLE / Nclex Mp3 Nursing Lectures Download

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Mp3 Nursing Lectures Download

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Saturday, September 26, 2009

In US, Filipino Men Stay Home as Nurse-Wives Work

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New America Media, News Feature, Anthony Advincula ,
Posted: Sep 21, 2009 Review it on NewsTrust

BAYSIDE, NY — Back in her native Philippines, Rosette de Real, was a full-time mom and housewife. Most of the time, she stayed at home, cooked meals, washed and ironed clothes, and took care of their two young children. Her husband, Ronaldo, worked to provide for their family.

In a tradition-bound, patriarchal culture, Rosette described their gender roles as typical in most Filipino families. She was the homemaker and her husband was expected to be the breadwinner.

“Before he was the ‘boss’,” Rosette, 33, said jokingly in Tagalog. “It just happened naturally,”.

But since they immigrated to the United States in 2006, there has been a dramatic reversal in those roles. Rosette is now a registered nurse who works for a nursing home, while her husband Ronaldo has been managing the household chores.

Although the shift seemed inevitable because Rosette has a more stable and high-paying job, their decision on who should work and who should staying at home when they got to this country, didn’t happen spontaneously. It took them some rigorous planning and many long conversations.

“We discussed everything about it — even when we were still in the Philippines,” she said. “We certainly weighed all the options that we got.”

Ronaldo, 40, who was standing next to her and getting ready to head out and pick up their eight-year-old daughter from school, agreed and listened silently.

Rosette came to the United States first to make sure she had a job waiting for her, passed the NCLEX – the nursing licensing examination – and finalized a one-year contract with her previous employer. Six months later, as soon as she got settled, her husband and kids joined her in the United States.

“Of course, the transition from a working to a stay-at-home father was difficult for me,” Ronaldo recalled in a soft-spoken voice. “I was so used to working every day that my body had desired so much for it.”

At first he struggled and, despite their agreement, he worked for Chrysler while Rosette got a job on the graveyard shift and took care of the kids during the daytime. They ruled out the option of getting a babysitter because they were concerned that the money they earn would only go to the babysitter’s wages.

While it put him back on his usual work routine, Ronaldo felt sorry that his wife never had time to rest and do things for herself. He then gave up his job and became a full-time house dad.

“They are my kids, now three of them. I have to sacrifice. If we were still in the Philippines, it would have been easier to get a nanny, or the grandma of my kids could always take care of them. But things are different here,” he said.

The shift in gender roles that the De Reals are experiencing is not uncommon among Filipino couples, especially those who have settled on the East Coast, and most often the female spouse works as a nurse. While the data is largely anecdotal, many from the Filipino community say the number of such cases is significant.

Clarita Ramos, a waitress in a small Filipino restaurant on West Side Avenue in Jersey City, N.J., said a group of Filipino men who are mostly married to Filipina nurses would often hang out early in the afternoon for snack.

Before the clock strikes 3 p.m., they would go their separate ways, Ramos observed. Some of these men, she added, would walk to a nearby school to pick up their kids, and others would most likely head home and drive their nurse wives to a hospital or a nursing home for another long night shift.

“There is an oft-repeated joke among Filipinos here that if you meet a Filipino man at the grocery store with kids in tow, especially in the middle of a working day, and you ask him what does he for a living, the common reply will be, ‘My wife is a nurse,'” said Narna Macasaet, a Filipina immigrant.

Macasaet, who had a tourism degree, went back to the Philippines last year with her daughter, then two years old, and took several nursing courses there. She now is preparing for the U.S. licensing examination for nurses.

Some experts say this role reversal is not only happening among Filipinos, but in many other immigrant communities as well. These immigrant women, who have become the sole providers for their families in the United States, broke the traditional family roles.

“Immigrants, including women, are expected to serve and make money, so I am not surprised about this role reversal,” said Prof. Gary Okihiro, who teaches for the Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Columbia University.

A recently released New America Media poll, “Women Immigrants: Stewards of the 21st Century Family,” reiterates that many of these women are radically altering their roles in their private lives.

“While few may have fit the image of submissive women in their home countries to begin with, almost one-third report having assumed head-of-household responsibilities now that they are here and share equally with their husbands in making decisions from household finances to more intimate concerns, like family planning,” pollster Sergio Bendixen said in the report.

As women have "left" the village, the report states, they have also brought the village with them.

While it is a manifestation of a “good adaptation” process into mainstream U.S. society and “a depiction of the universal values of equality between men and women,” Okihiro believes that “it could also be dysfunctional.”

“Men can be offended. Unfortunately, when they lose their self-esteem, it can result in spousal abuse,” he said, noting several studies showing high rates of domestic violence among South Asian working women whose husbands react negatively to the role reversals.

Lafayette Caliolio, a Filipino immigrant who resides in New Brunswick, N.J., concurred. Men who are compelled to stay at home must deal with their own cultural stereotypes, he said.

“Personally, as a man, I think it is degrading to stay at home while my wife is working. And, just by thinking of it, boredom will make me crazy,” Caliolio, 40, said in a mixture of Tagalog and English.

Lafayette and his wife, Ruth, work as nurses in Flushing, N.Y. They both take the night shift and stay at home with their two kids, 14 and six years old, during the day. When it is time for them to go to work at night, a babysitter takes care of their kids.

But Ruth, 41, prefers that one of them stay at home.

“It is not practical. Because both of us are working, we pay higher taxes, and the quality of time that we spend with our children is being compromised,” she said. “But if we work together, like in our current situation, the positive impact on our family, economically, is very clear.”

When asked which parent should stay at home to attend to their kids, Ruth supported her husband’s ideas. “For me, as a Filipino, it’s awkward to see my husband as a full-time homemaker. That’s not our culture.”

Angie Abella, a manager for a New York-based staffing agency that recruits foreign nurses, said that role reversal among Filipino nurses is also dependent on their visa status and family living situation.

“We have to realize that a lot of these families get their visa petition from their nurse spouses. If the nurse wife is still on a work visa, she can’t just quit her job to take care of her own kids,” she said. “Also, if the kids are quite young, the husbands have no choice but to take care of them. Babysitters are expensive.”

From her conversations with Filipino nurses, Abella said that a simple agreement about their domestic situation could alleviate the gender role-based conflicts that may arise between couples.

Back in Bayside, Rosette de Real agrees:

“I know that it is not easy for Ronaldo to be at home, even though we talked about it, and we prepared ourselves for it,” she said. “Sometimes he would tell me, ‘Every time I want to buy you fresh flowers, do I still need to ask the money from you?’ But I am very lucky that he is considerate and understanding.”

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Friday, September 25, 2009

Cambridge Practice Tests for IELTS 3 (Download Mp3)

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Thursday, September 24, 2009

RP chosen for new healthcare KPO hub

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MANILA - First, there was business process outsourcing for college students. Now, Filipino nursing graduates who are looking for work and a chance to increase their skills further can do so by joining the knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) arm of Life-Stage Communications (LSC) Fly Free For Health.

Geoff Spiller, LSC joint managing director, said the LSC-KPO arm functions the same way as a call center but with a more specific focus on the heath needs of their clients. He said the company is looking to hire at least 100 Filipino health professionals in the next six months who will work as "medical butlers" and provide borderless healthcare to clients.

Spiller said the Philippines has several advantages not found elsewhere that makes it perfect as a KPO hub for the company.

"The Philippines has call center expertise that doesn’t exist elsewhere. It's got ample human resources who have good English language skills. Finally, there are so many nurses who are looking for jobs," he told abs-cbnNEWS.com during the company's launch on Wednesday.

Spiller said the KPO medical butlers are highly-skilled individuals who all have medical backgrounds. "They are going to be talking to customers who will ask them all sorts of questions. You have to have the basis to give information and refer the customer to the right person," he said.

Dr Wei Siang Yu, founder of Fly Free For Health, said the convergence of technology and global value chain management has made the evolution of healthcare business process outsourcing possible. He said the company's value chain of services, including medical concierge management, borderless multi-disciplinary management and borderless collaborative care, could help drive new patient leads, loyalty and repeat transactions for medical facilities.

He said the company also specializes in development of international medical tourism destinations, particularly in Southeast Asia and countries such as Korea, India, and Australia.
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Spiller said the company is looking for an office in Pasay City for its first KPO center. He said the company is partnering with RA Gapuz Review Center, the largest review center for nurses in the Philippines, to offer KPO courses to willing students.

“These introductory courses are going to be a revolutionary step for nurses who are seeking alternative paths to nursing practice. We are confident that nurses in the Philippines are going to be very competitive in the global market of borderless healthcare,” said RAGRC president Dr. Mia Gapuz

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Pentagon NLE Notes (Download)

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Pentagon NLE review notes

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Monday, September 21, 2009

30 more Filipino caregivers to leave for Japan under JPEPA

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09/21/2009 | 02:52 PM

Another batch composed of 30 Filipino caregivers will leave for Japan on Sunday under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), the Japanese Embassy in the Philippines has said.

This is the second batch of Filipino caregivers to undergo intensive language and skills training before assuming employment in hospitals and health institutions in Japan.

The first batch of 270 Filipino candidate nurses and caregivers hired through JPEPA, under the framework on the Movement of Natural Persons, left last May.

According to the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA), the health workers will initially undergo an onsite language and culture training for six months in five designated language institutions in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, and Hiroshima before they can start acquiring the necessary knowledge and skills from hospitals or health care facilities in Japan.

Under the school track scheme, they will then take two to four-year school courses in caregiver schools.

The POEA said qualified Filipino nurses will be allowed to take the Kangoshi (Nursing) Licensure Examination in February 2010. Candidate caregivers, on the other hand, would still need at least three years of work experience in Japan before they can take the Kaigo-fukushishi (Caregiver) National Certification Examination – which allows passer to continue working in Japan.

The health workers are provided with an allowance during their training. But if they fail to pass the Japanese standards, they will be sent home immediately.

Japan and the Philippines signed the JPEPA in September 2006. Following heated debates, the Philippine Congress approved the agreement in 2008, thereby allowing for the freer flow of trade and investments between the two countries.

Under the agreement, the Japanese market will have greater access to Philippine produce while Japanese exporters will be able to supply certain electronic products to the Philippines at low or zero tariff. Japan, for its part, will then accept Filipino nurses and health care workers. - GMANews.TV

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Saturday, September 19, 2009

202 Useful Exercises for IELTS (Listen, Download)

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Becoming Canadian: Citizenship (Immigrating to Canada - Options to Work Abroad For Nurses)

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Watch the first video of the Becoming Canadian series. This series is sure to open your mind and touch your heart.

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Pilot call center employs nurses as agents

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Life-Stage Communications (LSC) Thursday launched its pilot call center operations utilizing the huge population of nurses in the country as its agents in providing healthcare solutions of local and international clients for its accredited hospitals in the Asia Pacific region.

Geoff Spiller, managing director of LSC, said they will start with the operations of the world’s first borderless healthcare knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) in two to three months and expect to get 100 agents or its so-called “medical butlers” composed of registered nurses within six months at its Pasay location.

Spiller said that hospitals and medical facilities are being accredited as their affiliates and would be included in the pool of facilities that their medical butlers can refer to for the help of patients.

Dr. Wei Siang Yu, founder of FlyFreeForHealth concept and pioneer of medical tourism, said they have 100 major hospitals affiliated with them.

Locally, there are three to four major hospitals that they are in contact with to be enrolled in this service marketing operations for medical and healthcare needs.

Wei said that the global market for health care is estimated at $100 billion and still growing especially with health care reforms happening in the U.S., Europe and Asia.

But the problem is that hospitals are not integrated with health information and down the value chain.

The group’s proposal is to tie up health and lifestyle value chain noting that the Asia Pacific region is expected to get the influx of medical tourists.

LSC has already tied up with the RA Gapuz Review Center, one of the country’s review centers for nurses, as its partner for the medical butlership training.

Spiller said they have decided to put up pilot project in the country because of the proven hospitality of Filipinos, particularly the Filipino nurses. “The current system has no unified concierge that would put healthcare and lifestyle together,” Spiller said.

http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/219947/pilot-call-center-employs-nurses-agents


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Monday, September 14, 2009

Becoming Canadian: Combating immigration fraud (Watch Video)

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Canada is the destination of choice for a quarter of a million people each year seeking a new home. They’re attracted by the prize of Canadian citizenship; a strong democracy and a stable government. Our immigration system is fair – by law — to each and every newcomer.

Unfortunately, some newcomers are victims of scams – duped by immigration fraud artists. Irma Luque, Ricardo Miranda and their son Christian left Chile a dozen years ago for a new life in Canada. They now live in Toronto as permanent residents, but achieving that status was very hard. They put their faith in a Canadian Consultant who offered them work and visas. This consultant charged the family five thousand dollars U.S, and kept them waiting for years – yet he delivered no results.

Ricardo Miranda/ Immigration Scam Victim

“I feel bad. I can say nothing. Because maybe this guy call the police or call immigration. I don’t know. You know, I’m scared about my family.”

This family is not alone. Every year, many newcomers – isolated from home and friends, with limited language skills – are lured by false promises of high paying jobs and guaranteed visas by unscrupulous immigration representatives.

Robin Seligman/Certified Immigration Lawyer

“They just want to make a buck and at the end of the day people have to understand they will lie, they will do whatever they have to get their money.”

There are lots of scams. Ads in publications from around the world offer jobs and settlement in Canada – for fees reaching into thousands of dollars. Crudely constructed letters — note the starfish background – claim to represent the government of Canada.

Many deceptive internet sites promise visas and employment at very high cost – one features a Wooly Mammoth – not exactly a Canadian symbol.

No one can guarantee you a visa to Canada or move you up in line. But when you need help, there are many good immigration consultants. Just make sure they are accredited.

Citizenship and Immigration Canada provides free advice and visa application forms on its Website.

Anne Arnott/Director General International Region

“You cannot lie on your application and still go to Canada. If we find out there is a lie you won’t be going anywhere. Or if you do end up in Canada we will take steps to remove you.”




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Sunday, September 13, 2009

Top Ten Reasons To Become A Nurse

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1) Pays better then fast food, though the hours aren't as good.
2) Fashionable shoes and sexy white uniforms.
3) Needles: "Its better to give than receive"
4) Reassure your patients that all bleeding stops...eventually.
5) Expose yourself to rare, exciting and new diseases.
6) Interesting aromas.
7) Courteous and infallible doctors who always leave clear orders in perfectly legible handwriting.
8) Do enough charting to navigate around the world.
9) Celebrate all the holidays with your friends- at work.
10) Take comfort that most of your patients survive no matter what you do to them.

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Canada's Immigration & Citizenship Website: Go Directly To Their Website

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All you nurses out there who are planning to work or migrate to canada, I suggest you go directly to Canada's website and not use recruitment agencies.

Canada's Immigration and Citizenship Website is at http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/index.asp

For those of you who have lots of questions on how to apply and bring your whole family with you and migrate to Canada, go here http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/index.asp

To take the test and see if you are eligible for a working or immigrant visa, checkout this link http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/immigrate/skilled/tool/index.asp

I know alot of you nurses out there are finding ways to go abroad other the the US because of the current retrogression crisis. Canada is one of those country that are actually a good alternative if you want to bring your family with you. To calculate for your fees, checkout https://services3.cic.gc.ca/efee/efee.do?lang=en and try to compare with travel agencies or recruitment agencies because you will save alot of money applying directly. For all of you who wants to work as nurse in canada, I suggest you process your papers now!! Be also aware of Immigration Fraud, thats why I strongly suggest you go directly to Canada's Immigration Website.



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Friday, September 11, 2009

Retrogression Update: Whats New And What To Expect

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October is the start of the fiscal year and that means that 140,000 visa will be available again for the employment base 3rd preference category (EB-3). What usually happens is that nurses with approved I-140 petitions who have priority dates before May 2003 may see some progress in their application.

Meanwhile, President Obama mentions in his speech that the changes of immigration reform being passed by the US congress this year is not likely to happen because he has alot of top agendas that he wants to finish first like the healthcare, global warming and the financial crisis.

I know all you nurses that have already an approved 1-140 petition are probably already used to this retrogression update and some have even given up on their dream to work as a nurse in the US. Don't loose hope.

If you have comments / suggestions, dont hessitate to leave a comment. Always nice to hear your reactions and suggestions.


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What is Obama's Healthcare speech About?

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US President Barack Obama has made one of the most important speeches of his presidency, as he faced Congress over his plans for healthcare reform.
Mr Obama said that failure to introduce reform had led the country to breaking point and it was now time to act.
He said he planned to improve health insurance for those who have it and to create an insurance exchange to extend cover to those who do not.
Republicans said Mr Obama's plans would make healthcare much more expensive.

Listen to his speech at http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/8247207.stm






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Thursday, September 10, 2009

BPO Company offers nurses alternative to leaving RP

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FILIPINO nurses may opt to stay in the country to work as “digital medical butlers” for a medical knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) firm that will put up training facilities and a contact center to service clients abroad.

In a briefing on Wednesday, Wei Siang Yu, Fly Free for Health Group of Companies founder and chief executive officer, said the company’s Philippine subsidiary, Life Stage Communication, will put up facilities in Manila and Davao in the next six months, through which registered Filipino nurses can assist patients online.

“Instead of nurses leaving the Philippines to work in a hospital outside the country, Filipino nurses can now stay here and still tap the global, borderless healthcare and medical tourism market,” Wei said.

“They can just communicate with their patients via the In-ternet,” he said.

Wei said the company will invest between $2 million and $4 million for the two facilities, and will initially hire about 100 registered nurses.

He said the Philippine facility can attract potential clients from 50 healthcare institutions and organizations from all over the world that are affiliated with Fly Free for Health.

Fly Free for Health is in talks with five major local hospitals, he said, adding that they hope to seal partnership agreements here within the next six weeks.

Wei also said state-led healthcare reforms in countries such as the US and Singapore, as well as aging populations, will likely increase the viability of medical outsourcing. He said this will benefit more Filipino health professionals, who are in demand due to their English-language skills, good education and innate hospitality.

Eleanor Artemia Gapuz, RA Gapuz Review Center president and chief executive officer, said about 400,000 nurses in the country were unemployed last year and the popularity of the profession can add 20,000 more nursing graduates a year. While Filipinos abound in skills and talent, working visas for nurses in foreign lands are still very limited, she said.

“Filipino nurses have to look for alternative opportunities besides working abroad, and working as a medical butler is a good one,” she added.

Cited as among the domestic industries that showed resilience amid the economic slowdown, the Philippine business process outsourcing (BPO) industry expects to grow between 20 percent and 30 percent this year, and employ more than 450,000 people by yearend. This sector grew 26 percent last year with revenues of $6.061 billion.

Officials of the Contact Center Association of the Philippines (CCAP) projected growth of between 15 percent and 20 percent for call centers this year, while the Business Processing Association of the Philippines (BPAP) expects nonvoice, such as animation and back office operations, as well as KPOs to grow over 100 percent this year.

http://www.manilatimes.net/national/2009/sept/10/yehey/business/20090910bus1.html




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Obama Healthcare Speech Live

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Tonight the President Barack Obama will make clear to Congress exactly what he would like to expect in the health insurance reform legislation that gets sent to his office.

You can watch Obama healthcare speech live at Whitehouse Media Center.




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NLE/ NCLEX Pharmacology Flash Cards for Board Review

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