The College of Health Sciences Education (CHSE) conducted the 43rd Capping, Pinning, Candle lighting and Re-dedication Ceremonies on August 14, 2019 at the Shrine of the Five Wounds of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Talon Uno, Las Pinas City with the theme: Olivarian Nurses: Leading with Knowledge, Caring with a Heart.
It started with a Eucharistic Celebration, which was immediately followed by the ceremonial activities among 44 candidates of the Nightingales of San Roque and 22 of Nuestra Senora Buen Suceso.
This year’s guest speaker was Ms. Wendy S. Largado, RN, CNN, Manager of her own training center named Largado Training Center, and an alumna (Batch 2010), who inspired the candidates with her testimony of struggles, successes and relevant experiences in completing her degree towards fulfilling her dreams through her chosen career field. Meanwhile, Dr. Elmer B. de Leon (AVPAA) gave his heartfelt message addressed to future nurses and he cited the education landscape and future direction intended for them. Neribe Doloricon, RN, Emergency Room Staff Nurse at the Premier Medical Center and an alumna of Batch 2016, served as the Nightingale during the Ceremonial Walk.
This coveted annual rites indicates Nursing students’ readiness in complying with the standards and requirements of this professional field and also marks their acceptance of the responsibilities in their clinical duties.