Tracer study for the College of Nursing graduates from 2000-2004
This tracer study was conducted to gather relevant information as to the employment of CPU College of Nursing from 2000-2004. This study was limited to all the graduates of the Central Philippine University College of Nursing from 2000 to 2004. The descriptive research design, using quantitative approach was used in this study. Data were collected through a self-administered questionnaire among 117 out of 151 (77.5%) computed sample size of the graduates of the College of Nursing from 2000-2004. The survey revealed that most of the respondents were single, female, 26-27 years old, came from region VI particularly in the province of Iloilo. Among the respondents, only a few received an award (Loyalty Award). A high proportion of the respondents had developed Medical/Surgical Nursing skills. All respondents passed the Philippine Nurse Licensure Examination (PNLE), some were passers of IELTS/TOEFL and CGFNS examination. Major reasons for taking the course were opportunity for employment abroad and influence of parents or relatives. Most attended IV Therapy Training and their main reason for pursuing advance studies is for professional development. Majority of the respondents were employed as staff nurses in private hospitals and were employed not on their first job, stayed for less than a year. All respondents affirmed that their college curriculum was relevant to their first job. A higher proportion of the respondents believed that Medical-Surgical, communication skills, and human relation skills were most useful among the learning competencies gained in college. Most of the respondents suggested that there is a need for extensive training of students in the hospital. There were some who suggested for a comprehensive training on different procedures. Other suggestions include: change/improve curriculum, improve teaching methods, major subjects should be offered during the regular semester, add more units in computer, and modernization of laboratory facilities.
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Abioda, N. D. & Yoro, C. L. (2013). Tracer study for the College of Nursing graduates from 2000-2004 (Research report). Jaro, Iloilo City: University Research Center, Central Philippine University.
GSL 610.73072 Ab58
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