Midwifery

Overview

Welcome to the Midwifery Admission homepage of Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc.
We are pleased to inform you that the College of Nursing and the College of Midwifery are now ready to accept applicants to our BS Nursing (BSN), Diploma in Midwifery Program (DMP) and BS in Midwifery Program (BSM) for First Semester AY 2020-2021.

Bachelor of Science in Midwifery is a four-year ladderized degree program consisting of general education and professional courses which prepare registered midwives for higher level midwifery competencies. 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, Community Health Care Facility Management, Midwifery Pharmacology, Research, Entrepreneurship, Administration and Supervision. Students of the program may select from any of the following Midwifery Majors: Education, Community Health, Reproductive Health, Administration and Supervision or Health Care Facility Management.

Diploma in Midwifery is a two-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.

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Admission Process

Step 1:

As an agreement with the guidelines laid by the IATP-EID regarding precautionary measures especially on physical distancing, you are hereby requested to submit the following scanned documents such as:
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Form 138 (high school card) or its equivalent

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A letter of recommendation from High School Guidance Counselor or Principal attesting the applicant’s good moral character

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Copy of original birth certificate issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA)

Step 2:

Kindly email the documents to the Dean’s office, or you may contact the following:

COLLEGE OF MIDWIFERY

Email: midwifery@email.dmsf.edu.ph
Tel. No.: 225 – 7259
Cell Phone No.: 0916-397-8693 (Ma’am Ana Lily A. Lapeña) or 0907-568-9399 (Ma’am Sarrah J. Bolivar)

Applicants will submit for an interview via face to face or online platforms. Once accepted, a letter of acceptance will be issued via email.

Further requirements will be announced later on.

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Notice of Acceptance (NOA)*

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Personal History Statement forms for the applicant to fill-up (6 copies)

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Certificate of Eligibility for Admission (CEA) form for the applicant to fill-up (not required for lateral entrants)

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Letter of Reference from two (2) former professors

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Application Fee (non-refundable)

In addition, the freshmen applicants for BSN, DMP and incoming third year BSM applicants MUST take the entrance examination by appointment from the Guidance office of the school. Kindly contact the Guidance office Cell Phone # 09435162717; 09154881644 ; email add: dmsf.guidance@gmail.com to cater your inquiries.

After passing the entrance examination, applicants will submit for an interview via phone call or online platforms. Once accepted, a letter of acceptance will be issued via email.

Further requirements will be announced later on.

Admission Requirements

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Application form with your 2x2 blue background picture w/ your name below.

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Form 138/TOR

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PSA/NSO Birth Certificate

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Certificate of Good Moral Character

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Senior High Diploma or Certificate of Graduation

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Certificate of Honorable Dismissal (for transferees)

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Photocopy of updated PRC ID card (for BSM only)

Program Outcomes

The graduates of the program will:
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Apply advanced professional midwifery practice in the care of woman prior to, during, and after pregnancy;

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Perform primary health care services;

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Practice midwifery in accordance with standards of practice, existing laws and legislations, ethics and moral principles;

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Maintain complete, accurate and timely documentation of client care with the aid of information and communication technology;

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Engage in professional growth and development activities for lifelong learning;

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Initiate collaborative and independent research activities;

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Engage in independent, entrepreneurial health care activities;

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Manage maternal and child health clinics at the community level;

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Effectively communicate orally and in writing using both English and Filipino;

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Work effectively and interdependently in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams;

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Act in recognition of professional, social and ethical responsibility;

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Preserve and promote “Filipino historical and cultural heritage.

Faculty

College of Midwifery, Dean

ROLAND B. PAGTOLON-AN, RN, RM, MAN

Subjects handled:

  • Midwifery Education Program Management
  • Early Childhood Care
  • BS in Nursing
  • BS in Midwifery
  • Master of Arts in Nursing

College of Midwifery Faculty

MA. CATHERINE OTERO, MSPH, PhD.

Subjects handled:

  • Research 1 and 2
  • BS in Biology
  • MS in Public Health
  • PhD in Health Sciences

College of Midwifery Clinical Instructor

PRINCESS GRACE GUTIERREZ, RM

Subjects handled:

  • Clinical Practicum
  • Midwifery Entrepreneurship
  • BS in Midwifery

  • Master in Community Health

College of Midwifery Faculty

BENITO ANTHONY PINGOY

Subjects handled:

  • General Zoology

  • Science, Technology and Society

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology

  • BS in Biology

  • Master of Science in Biology

College of Midwifery Faculty

WELLA GRACE A. GO, RN, RM

Subjects handled:

  • Midwifery

  • BS in Nursing

  • BS in Midwifery

College of Midwifery Faculty

ANDREA KRISTINA VELIGANIO, MD, DPOGS

Subjects handled:

  • Midwifery 105
  • BS in Biology
  • Doctor of Medicine

College of Midwifery Clinical Instructor

ANA LILY A. LAPEÑA, RN, MN

Subjects handled:

  • Clinical Practicum

  • Primary Health Care 2

  • BS in Nursing

  • Master in Nursing

College of Midwifery Clinical Instructor

MARIE LYN C. AL BAYOUK, RN

Subjects handled:

  • Clinical Practicum
  • BS in Nursing

College of Midwifery Faculty

ARMI A. GO, RM, RN, MAN

Subjects handled:

  • Midwifery 103
  • Values 2
  • BS in Nursing

  • BS in Midwifery

  • Master of Arts in Nursing

College of Midwifery Faculty

JOHN PAUL M. BANZON, RN, MHPEd, MSc.

Subjects handled:

  • Health Education

  • Health Informatics

  • BS in Biology

  • BS in Nursing

  • Masters in Health Professions Education

  • Master of Science in Biology

     

Staff

Office Staff

SARRAH J. BOLIVAR

  • BS in Education

IT STAFF

ANTHONY O. BUHAWE

  • BS in Information Technology 

FUNDA LAB. IN-CHARGE

CLIFFORD F. TANGHINAN

  • BS in Nursing

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