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Nursing Informatics Grant in the Philippines

posted Oct 23, 2017, 1:49 AM by BND Admin   [ updated Oct 23, 2017, 2:03 AM ]
A pioneering nursing informatics grant is now available in the Philippines.

This grant is a technical support grant awarded to nurse researchers, whether in the undergraduate, graduate level, or in a professional capacity, or to nurse educators in the academic community. Provided by ProfDev.PH to expand the research areas of nurse scientists and students, and enhance the educational tools of nurse academicians, it comes not a monetary grant, but a technical support grant.

According to Raymund Ang, the manager of ProfDev.Ph, to qualify for the said grant, either one of the requirements below should be met:

•The primary investigator of the research study should be based in the Philippines or have a co-investigator who is based in the Philippines. The research topic of interest should focus on nursing informatics and must have direct impact to healthcare delivery in the Philippines.
•The nurse educator applying for the grant should be currently teaching nursing informatics in a college or university based in the Philippines, or have a collaborator who is a nurse educator teaching nursing informatics and based in the Philippines.
•For a student applying for the grant, he/she must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate nursing program in a college or university based in the Philippines and whose research topic is in the field of nursing informatics.

  “ProfDev.PH is committed to advancing excellence in nursing informatics in the country to prepare Filipino nurses to meet the rising standards of care,” said Dr. Rudolf Martinez, Research Director of Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society.
Further information can be accessed on the following site: