The Training Division of the Nursing Department offers quality education, training and research to registered nurses and allied health professionals, enabling them to meet the challenges facing their profession in today’s complex environment. Today’s environment is important, but to address future needs, the Lung Center of the Philippines offers mentoring programs for new nurses; and a strong orientation program for newly-employed nurses.

TRAINING PROGRAMS OFFERED:


    
Other programs offered by the Training Department include IV Therapy Training, Clinical Instructor Training Program, Private-Duty Nursing Program, Skills Enhancement Training for Nursing Attendants, and Ward Clerk Training Program.

BASIC SKILLS ENHANCEMENT TRAINING PROGRAM

This course aims to develop nurses' knowledge, skills and attitude in the performance of techniques and procedures with an understanding of the principles involved.

     Program Fee:  Php 6,000.00
     Duration:       3 months (1-Month Didactic & 2-Months Intensive Practicum)
     Requirements:

  1. Resume with latest picture
  2. TOR including Diploma & RLE Records
  3. Board Rating
  4. PRC License
  5. PRC Certificate
  6. Picture 1x1 - 2 pcs.
  7. Chest X-ray & PPD (c/o LCP)
  8. Brown Envelope (long)
  9. BLS Certificate / ID
* Non Refundable / Non Transferable     
BASIC I.V. Therapy Training

Primarily designed to comply with PRC, Board of Nursing Resolution No. 08 series of 1994, with the provision of the Philippine Nursing Act of 1991, RA 7164 (Article V Section 37) and to ensure safe practice in Intravenous Therapy.

This program aims to enhance the nurse's knowledge and skill in the delivery of their expanded role as intravenous nurse therapists.

     Program Fee:  Php 1,700.00
     Duration:       3 days (Lecture & Practicum)
     Requirement:
  1. PRC License
* Non Refundable / Non Transferable
I.V. Therapy UPDATE (Refresher) TRAINING PROGRAM

     Program Fee:  Php 1,700.00
     Duration:       3 days 
     Requirements:
  1. PRC License
  2. I.V. Therapy Card

* Non Refundable / Non Transferable

CLINICAL INSTRUCTORS TRAINING PROGRAM

     Program Fee:  Php 6,000.00
     Duration:       3 Months (1 Week Lecture & 11 Weeks Practicum)
     Requirements:
  1. Resume with latest picture
  2. Three (3) years experience as Staff Nurse (with certification)
  3. MAN (TOR with Diploma)
  4. PRC License - latest
  5. IV Therapy Card - latest
  6. Picture 1x1 - 1 pc.
  7. Chest X-ray (c/o LCP)

* Non Refundable / Non Transferable

PRIVATE DUTY NURSE TRAINING PROGRAM

     Program Fee:  Php 3,000.00
     Duration:       2 Months (1 Week Lecture & 7 Weeks Practicum)
     Requirements:
  1. Resume with latest picture
  2. One (1) year experience as Staff Nurse (with certification) or  A Graduate of LCP Basic Skills Training Program
  3. PRC License - latest
  4. TOR with Diploma
  5. IV Therapy Card - latest
  6. Picture 1x1 - 1 pc.
  7. Chest X-ray (c/o LCP)

* Non Refundable / Non Transferable

post graduate course in respiratory nursing
  1. Critical Care Nursing
  2. OR Nursing
  3. Oncology Nursing
  4. Traumatology/ER Nursing
     Program Fee:  Php 3,000.00 per program
     Duration:       1-Month (1 Week Lecture & 3 Weeks Practicum) per program
     Requirements:
  1. Resume with latest picture
  2. PRC Card - latest
  3. TOR with Diploma
  4. IV Therapy Card - latest
  5. One (1) year experience as Staff Nurse (with Certification) or A Graduate of LCP Basic Skills Training Program
  6. Picture 1x1 - 1 pc.
  7. Chest X-ray (c/o LCP)

* Non Refundable / Non Transferable

Post-Graduate Course in Pulmonology Nursing

Didactic    -    24 hours
Practicum  -    80 hours


This program is conceptualized in line with the hospital-based nurses of the future, a stepping stone toward a clinical nurse specialist as far as respiratory care is concerned.  The health care system of the future will inevitably be fragmented because of the competitive health market hence, there is a need to intensify our knowledge and skill through an understanding of the underlying principles and concepts in order to develop a high degree of expertise in the care of patients with respiratory diseases.

Oncology Nursing

Didactic    -    20 hours
Practicum  -    40 hours


This course deals with basic concepts in cancer and the principles in cancer therapy, focusing on the roles and responsibilities of the nurse in cancer management.

Post-Graduate Course in Critical Care Nursing 

Didactic    -    40 hours
Practicum  -  320 hours


The Intensive Care Unit (ICU) is a specialized unit requiring a new type of nurse, one who possesses the essential knowledge, skills and qualities that will assist him/her to perform effectively in a more sophisticated and technologically advanced environment.  With the greater responsibilities that an ICU nurse carries, it is necessary that adequate training be provided to help him/her cope with the demands and challenges of the critical care setting.

Respiratory Emergency Nursing

Didactic    -    80 hours
Practicum  -  320 hours


Respiratory Emergency Nursing connotes a compelling urgency and is seen as a real challenge to nurses.  Nursing practice in the emergency room demands the best of our energies and capabilities in accurate assessment, utilization of sound clinical judgment where life support and effective intervention is the main concern.


Crash course TRAINING PROGRAM

  1. ICU
  2. General Area     
     Program Fee:  Php 3,000.00
     Duration:       1 Month (1 Week Lecture & 3 Weeks Practicum)
    
* Extension of Practicum will have an Additional Fee of Php 1,000.00*
     Requirements: 

  1. Resume with latest picture
  2. PRC Card - latest
  3. TOR with Diploma
  4. IV Therapy Card - latest
  5. One (1) year experience as Staff Nurse (with Certification) or A Graduate of LCP Basic Skills Training Program
  6. Picture 1x1 - 1 pc.
  7. Chest X-ray (c/o LCP)

* Non Refundable / Non Transferable

updates

     Registration Fee:  Php 200.00
     Duration:             1/2 Day
     Schedule:             Every Friday (5:30pm - 8:00pm)
     Registration:        Advance Registration (Daily c/o Nursing Training Office)
     Topics:
  1. Chest Tube Management
  2. Practical Chest X-ray Interpretation
  3. Airway Management
  4. Pain Management
  5. Mechanical Ventilation
  6. Practical Oncology
  7. Neurological Assessment
  8. Documentation
  9. Traumatology Management
  10. Various Thoracic Procedures
others
  1. Educational Tour
  2. Nursing Research Consultancy
In-House Programs: 
  1. Operating Room Nursing Program

  2. Didactic    -    12 hours
    Practicum  -  320 hours


    This program aims to prepare nurses to be effective and efficient members of the surgical team and make her aware of her vital role as caregiver to patients peri-operatively.

  3. Skills Enhancement Training for Nursing Attendants

  4. Didactic    -    12 hours
    This course provides the participants with the essential knowledge and skills in the performance of basic, yet vital nursing procedures as well as equipping them with up-to-date techniques in assisting patients.
     
  5. Ward Clerk Training Program

    Didactic    -    12 hours
    Practicum  -  192 hours

    This program is designed to orient, train and develop qualified nursing aides to the tasks and other related activities performed by the ward clerk.