DDB Nursing Leadership Program


Named after a Filipino nurse leader from New Jersey and an honorary member of the Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society, the Darlene Dilangalen Borromeo Nursing Leadership Program is primarily designed to introduce existing and emerging student nursing leaders to their community - or - their community to them. The program offers student nurses an opportunity to better understand community dynamics, build their community connection, refine their knowledge of stakeholders, and stimulate future participation and commitment to their community.

This program has two flagship activities: Student Nursing Leadership Training and the Darlene Dilangalen Borromeo Student Nursing Leadership Award

Inter-connected and inter-dependent activities such as the Florence Nightingale International Nurses Day, Spirit of St. Camillus de Lellis and the DDB Student Nursing Cup are likewise incorporate into the program.

Student Nursing Leadership Training


•To present in-depth programs that acquaints participants with community needs, opportunities, problems, resources, and infrastructure.
•To encourage understanding and acceptance of civic responsibilities and leadership roles.
•To share all they learn with schoolmates.
•To familiarize the students with leadership roles available to them and to assist in assuming leadership roles.
Participant Qualifications

Participant Qualifications:
•Applicants must be in academic standing and have no attendance or disciplinary problems in the nursing school.
•Student nurses with good character who exhibit a potential for leadership and interest in the growth and improvement of our community are encouraged to apply.
•Must submit application for participation before deadline.
How to Apply:

•Student nursing leaders obtain an application from the BND website. Applications must be submitted to the Chapter President.
•Afterwards, applications must be submitted to the National Headquarters.
Program Dates:
•Applications due: Last Friday in April
•Program begins May
•The first session (orientation) will occur in April and second session (training) May
•There are occasional sessions beginning in June, and ending in October (mentoring and networking sessions).
•The last sessions (graduation) will be held in October during the Nurses Week celebration.

Darlene Dilangalen Borromeo Student Nursing Leadership Awards

Named after the honorary member of the Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society, this award is designed to recognize a BS nursing student in Mindanao area who has:

•Successfully taken on a formal or informal leadership role
•Volunteered in community or hospital efforts
•Actively participated in university service or governance roles

•Application form
•Latest and concise curriculum vitae (CV)
•Maximum 500 word-Essay (about yourself and about your profession
•1 x 1 ID picture
•Letter of Endorsement (from the College Dean or a legitimate nominator)

•Modest cash (for major winners)

•Submission of ABOVE requirements via email to the secretariat (secretariat@mail.betanudelta.com) on or before October 15
•Review of submitted materials between November 1 and 25
•Conferment of Awards on December 5

•2007 - Clyde Baculio - General Santos Doctors Medical School Foundation
•2008 - Margareth Yaphockun - Notre Dame of Dadiangas University
•2008 - Chiara Vergara - Davao Doctors College
•2009 - Ma. Leda Yumang - Notre Dame of Dadiangas University