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DEBORA B. SAMPAGA, MAEd

Director, Aldersgate Online

Email: deb_bautista@hotmail.com

Cellphone: (+63-917) 274-6788

Landline: (+63-78) 430-0032


PRESCILLA A. SORIANO, PH.D.

Chairman, Management Committee

Email: aldersgate@hotmail.com

Landline: (+63-78) 326-5085



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Bachelor of Science in Nursing

  • 4-Year Bachelor of Science in Nursing (download Curriculum). 
    This program aims to develop professional nurses equipped with excellent attitude, knowledge and skills, who can function effectively in general and specialized nursing environments in different cultural milieu and work settings. The School of Medical Sciences allows open admission to the Bachelor of Science in Nursing course. This democratic policy notwithstanding, graduates pose respectable passing rates in the Nurse Licensure Examinations. This is a result of the excellent classroom instruction and the more than adequate laboratory equipment, books, and multi-media learning resources available to students. In addition to this, hands-on training in affiliated hospitals and rural health units are undertaken extensively by students.
    • Advanced English Language Proficiency Courses (IELTS, TOEFL, TSE) and Nursing Licensure Examinations Review (Philippines & USA) are also integrated in the curriculum. This is advantageous especially for nursing students intending to work abroad. Job referrals to foreign Hospitals and Health Services Organizations are thus likewise provided to the students.
      In the Philippines, graduates are accredited as professional nurses after passing the Nursing Licensure Examinations conducted by the Professional Regulatory Commission.
      Graduates of the nursing program are recognized to have satisfied the nursing curricula of USA and Canada and are allowed to work immediately after passing the licensure examinations in these countries without need to take additional nursing subjects as in the case of nurses who finished the combined Associate of Science in Health Education (ASHE)-B.S. Nursing course in the Philippines.

  • 2-Year Nursing Assistant Course (NA).
    Major in: Geriatrics; People with Disabilities: Children This program aims to develop dedicated and competent Nursing Assistants who are skilled in the the care of the elderly, adults, children and people with disabilities.

    Nursing Assistants have always worked alongside nurses. And as a result of nurse shortages in developed countries and the growing demand for affordable health care, Nursing Assistants are much sought after as health providers in a variety of settings, such as, community health centers, metropolitan hospitals, nursing homes, maternity clinics and long-term care facilities. Nursing Assistants are also trained to bridge the gap between the community and the formal health care system by providing maternal and child care, care for families in the homes, and conducting health promotion and education campaigns in the community.

    Graduates of the Nursing Assistant program are qualified to enrol in the 3rd year of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing course. Graduates of this course can also gain a Certificate in Health Care Services NC-II after passing the skills certification test conducted by the Technical Education and Skills Development authority (TESDA).


  • 4-Year Bachelor of Science in Midwifery (BSM).
    The Bachelor of Science in Midwifery program consists of gerenal education and professional courses which prepare registered midwives for higher level midwifery comptencies. The program includes Clinical Practicum in Management of OB Emergencies and High Risk Pregnancies, Care of Infants and Children, Comprehensive Family Planning, Community Health Service Management, Midwifery Pharmacology, Research, Entrepreneurship, Administration and Supervision. Students of teh program may select from any of the following Midwifery Majors: Education, Community Health, Reproductive Health, Administration and Supervision or Health Care Facility Management.The Bachelor of Science in Midwifery aims to:
    • Develop higher level competencies of a midwife as a health care provider: educator, researcher, supervisor and health care facility manager/entrepreneur. Specifically, this enables the graduates to
      • give the necessary supervision, care and advice to high risks parturient;
      • execute emergency measures in the absence in the absence of medical practitioners;
      • provide family planning services; provide Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) services;
      • management MCH clinics at the community level;
      • facilitate community organizing and social mobilization for community development
      • engage in independent, entrepreneurial health activities including management of primary health care facilities;
      • implement/manage midwifery programs;
      • perform other health related functions as may be deemed necessary by appropriate agency.
  • 2-Year Diploma in Midwifery (DM).
    A 2-year program consisting of general education and professional courses which prepare students for entry-level midwifery competencies. This 2-year direct entry program includes Clinical Practicum in Foundations of Midwifery, Normal Obstetrics and Care of the Newborn, Introduction to High Risk Obstetrics, Basic Care of Infants and Feeding, Basic Family Planning, Primary Health Care and Midwifery Ethics, Law and Practice. Graduates of the program are qualified to take the government licensure examination. The Diploma in Midwifery aims to:
    • develop the knowledge, attitude and skills of first level midwives in the care of the girl-child, the adolescent, and the adult woman prior to, during, and following pregnancy. This prepares the midwives to:
      • give the necessary supervision, care and advice to women during pregnancy, labor and post-partum period;
      • manage normal deliveries on her own responsibility and care for the child.
    • specifically, graduates of the 2-year program are expected to
      • perform primary health care services with in the community (promotive and preventive care);
      • counsel and educate women, family and community regarding family planning including preparation for parenthood/parenting;
      • detect abnormal conditions in the mother and infant;
      • procure specialized assistance as necessary (consultation or referral).
    • Graduates of the Diploma in Midwifery Program are expected to be able to:
      • Provide the necessary supervision, care and advise to low-risk women during pregnancy, labor and puerperium. Specifically, they should be able to:
        • Obtain pertinent history;
        • Perform physical assessment including vital signs taking;
        • Do simple laboratory examinations such as hemoglobin determination and urine test for sugar and albumin;
        • Assess the progress of labor;
        • Perform relevant midwifery procedures;
        • Provide appropriate care to the mother and the newborn;
        • Provide life-saving measures during obstetrical emergencies such as administering IV fluids cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
        • Detect abnormal conditions of the mother and/or newborn; and
        • Facilitate referrals as necessary.
      • Perform Primary health care services within the community. Specifically, they should be able to:
        • Implement government health programs following proper protocols;
        • Administer first aid measures as needed;
        • Give appropriate health teachings to individuals, families and the community;
        • Supervise barangay health workers; and
        • Manage a barangay health station.
      • Graduates of the Midwifery course are qualified to enroll in the 3rd year of the Bachelor on Science in Nursing course.After passing the Midwifery Licensure Examinations conducted by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), graduates of this course can be employed locally (as rural health workers, midwives) or abroad in developed Asian and Western countries (as family care givers, tutors).