- CHED will implement a gradual phase out of BSN Programs of non-performing nursing schools.
- Nursing students shall choose at least two electives to complete the BSN Program.
Effective SY 2009-2010, Philippine nursing schools and colleges shall follow the new policies and standards for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program under CHED Memorandum Order No. 14 as promulgated by the Commission on Higher Education.
Ward Class obtained a copy of the 129-page document which was published at the website of the Professional Regulation Commission- Board of Nursing and the following interesting points were noted:
CHED MEMORANDUM ORDER (CMO) No. 14 Series of 2009 - PinoyRN.net
Elective nursing subjects are to be taken by nursing students on the first and second semester of their 4th year. For Elective 1, nursing students can choose from Parent- Child Nursing, Spiritual Care Nursing, and Hospice Palliative Care. For Elective II, they can take Acute/Critical Care Nursing, Quality Health Care and Nursing, and Care of the Chronically Ill and the Older Person.
Below is the full text of CHED Memorandum Order No. 14 (CMO No. 14, series of 2009).