Membership FAQ

Who can become a member and how?

Membership in the Beta Nu Delta Nursing Society is earned. Admission is by invitation and requires nomination and approval by the National Office.

What are the steps for prospective applicants?

Step 1 - Approach a current Society member and request for a nomination (sample nomination letters can be modified to suit the nominee's circumstance).
Step 2 - Send your updated CV, nomination letter and letter of intent (sample letter) to with the Subject: Membership Application
Step 3 - Wait for instruction from the secretariat.

I meet the criteria for membership but have not received an invitation. Who do I contact?

You may contact the National Office at and

How much does it cost to be a member?

As a new Beta Nu Delta member, the candidates will pay certain national (and chapter fees). The national portion, Php 500, pays for your membership certificate and another Php 500 for the national dues. Chapter fees, which vary, cover the costs of the banquet or reception and local dues.

The annual membership renewal fee is Php 500 (Php 1000 for members from abroad) and is required by you to be an active member and receive the full benefits for one year. 

What are the benefits of membership?

As a leading nursing organization, Beta Nu Delta members enjoy:
  • Recognition
  • Professional networking (with other Filipino experts across the globe)
  • Invitation to be part of the Experts' Bureau (as speaker, reviewer, consultant, advisor)
  • Discounts (CPD and other affiliated merchandise)
  • Endorsement and referrals 
I could not attend the initiation ceremony. Therefore, I did not get my certificate. Who do I contact?

Please contact the National Office at and

Notable Members

Rozzano Locsin, RN, Ph.D, FAAN
He is the inaugural International Nursing Professor at the Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University, in Tokushima, Japan, and Professor Emeritus at Florida Atlantic University, Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing in Florida. He holds visiting professorial positions at colleges of nursing in Thailand, Uganda, and the Philippines. As a theorist and scholar of caring in nursing, he authored the middlerange theory on Technological Competency as Caring in Nursing

Violeta Lopez, RN, RM, MNA, MPET, JBICF, Ph.D, FACN

Professor Lopez research interests are in transcultural nursing, development, translation and psychometric evaluation of research instruments, cancer symptom management, caregiving, and psychoeducational interventions. She has obtained over $2 million research grants and worked closely with multidisciplinary research team. She has published 120 journal articles, books and book chapters as well as had been invited as a keynote or plenary speaker in a number of international conferences. She also is a peer reviewer of international medical and nursing refereed journals, International Editorial Board member of Research in Nursing and Health, European Journal of Health, and Advances in Nursing, She is one of the Associate Editor of Journal of the European Journal of Oncology Nursing. She serves as panel referee for external research grants for SingHealth Foundations and Australian Health and Medical Research Council and Health Services Research, Food and Health Bureau, Hong Kong.  


Rose Constantino, RN, Ph.D, JD, FAAN, FACFE

She is Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing, Department of Health and Community Systems. She teaches Forensic Nursing. She is the senior editor of Forensic Nursing: Evidence-based Principles and Practice published by F. A. Davis in 2013. Her pro bono family law practice is founded on her research on the consequences of Intimate Partner Violence o n the health, safety and well-being of women, men and c hildren worldwide. Her current research is in comparing the effe ctiveness of Online and Face-to-Face intervention in women and children in intimate partner violence. She is mentoring stu dents in developing the HELPP Zone app as a training tool for bystanders worldwide in recognizing, responding and prevent ing relationship violence including domestic and sexual violence.


Leo Felix Jurado, RN, Ph.D, FAAN
 He is a nurse educator, nurse administrator, advanced practice nurse and a community leader. He has almost three decades of professional nursing experience. He has taught in several schools of nursing and has held leadership positions in medical centers. He served as President of the New Jersey Board of Nursing, President of the Philippine Nurses Association of New Jersey and eventually President of the Philippine Nurses Association of America. He has received numerous awards that recognize his leadership and expertise in nursing education including the Nursing Excellence Award in Education from the New Jersey State Nurses Association, Outstanding Nurse Educator Award from the Philippine Nurses Association of America, and the DON Exceptional Leadership Award from the Institute of Nursing; Asian-American Leadership Award.