The College Logo
Green is the official color of Pines City Colleges. This represents life, nature and well-being of man. This is evident in the College of Nursing’s round logo with scalloped edges. This symbolizes the well-rounded personalities of the students and graduates who are trained in the multi-faceted aspects relating to the duties and responsibilities of a nurse.
The center of the logo contains the symbol of caduceus, a lamp and a cap. Caduceus is the emblem of medicine while the lamp and the cap represent the Matron of Nursing – Florence Nightingale. The nurses’ cap symbolizes the modest and the neat appearance of modern – day nurses.
To identify the uniqueness of Pines City Colleges – College of Nursing, the letter N which means Nursing or Nurse was added. The first logo of Pines City Colleges is found in the current College of Nursing logo. Pines City Colleges is the pioneer in Northern Luzon that offers the Nursing Program. Asterisks accentuate the logo.
About the College of Nursing
The Pines City Colleges-College of Nursing had its early beginning in the Pines City Doctor’s Hospital School of Nursing which was established in August 1969. The school started with 52 students under Quintin Abellera as its founder and with Mrs. Avelina Balagot as its principal. The first batch of nurses graduated on April 22, 1972 with the title of Graduate Nurse.
The school progressed even with the changes in the nursing curriculum and subsequently the phasing out of the Graduate Nurse Program in 1976 by MECS order No. 42 Series of 1976. The school graduated its last batch of Graduate of Nurse in 1979.
The Graduate Nurse Program was replaced by the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program in 1977. The College of Nursing was born and got its government recognition on June 14, 1982.
The student enrollment has increased through the years. With 52 graduates, and 8 faculty members in the year 1972. The College of Nursing graduated 1,853 nurses in 2007.
Majority of the graduates of Pines City Colleges are presently occupying responsible positions in the government as well as in private institutions and in reputable hospitals abroad.
Each college has its own prescribed uniform for economy, recognition, and discipline. A student wearing the school uniform represents the school and therefore, must conduct himself/herself properly, inside and outside the school.
Students must wear the prescribed uniform everyday in school (in attending all classes—General Education and Professional subjects) and other school functions outside the campus.
The College of Nursing is committed to provide quality education that will harness to the maximum the student nurses’ potentials to internalize integrity, professional and personal self-discipline and self-actualization.
Pines City Colleges – College of Nursing aims:
- To nurture caring, competent and compassionate nurses imbued with ethico-legal and spiritual values;
- To develop nurses who can assume responsibility and accountability for personal and professional growth;
- To provide nursing students the atmosphere, opportunities, facilities and guidance for acquiring knowledge and expertise and;
- To imbue in nursing students the desire and capability to advance knowledge through research and proper utilization of research findings.
The College of Nursing believes that man is created in the image and likeness of God. He has the capacity to set-up goals and make decisions with the corresponding rights and responsibilities.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Duration: 4 years
The BSN is a four-year program consisting of general education and professional courses. Professional courses begin in the first year and threads through the development of competencies up to the fourth year level. The BSN program provides an intensive nursing practicum that will refine clinical skills from the first year level to ensure basic clinical competencies required of a beginning nurse practitioner.
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