Nursing History...A Glimpse

In 1906, Iloilo Mission Hospital started its school of nursing which is called Iloilo Mission Hospital Training School for Nurses, the first nursing school in the Philippines. The first trained nurses graduated from this school in 1909.

The first board examination was done on June 1920 in Manila.

Anna Dahlgen was the first board top notcher having a rating of 93.5%

The first law affecting nursing practice in the Philippine sis Act 2493 of 1915

Act No. 2808 was the first Nursing Law

The first college of nursing in the Philippines is University of Santo Tomas College of Nursing

Nurses' Week is celebrated every last week of October since 1958 after Pres. Carlos P. Garcia's Proclamation 539

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