February 15, 2013, Filed under Press Release

The Mayor Julian V. Resuello Dialysis Center of the Pangasinan Provincial Hospital in San Carlos City has been adjudged 3rd Best Dialysis Training Center in the country (Top Performing Training Providers in Nephrology Nursing) for 2012 by the Renal Nurses Association of the Philippines (RENAP).  The 14-station dialysis center, constructed under the administration of Governor Amado T. Espino, Jr. in cooperation with Da Vita Foundation, is the first government-owned dialysis facility in Region I that offers scaled down cost of treatment for indigent patients. (PIO Photo)

Lingayen — Mayor Julian V. Resuello (MJVR) Dialysis Training Center located at Pangasinan Provincial Hospital (PPH) in Bolingit, San Carlos City, managed by the provincial government of Pangasinan, has been awarded by the Renal Nurses Association of the Philippines (RENAP) as 3rd Best Dialysis Training Center in the country (Top Performing Training Providers in Nephrology Nursing).

The recognition given by RENAP President Raquel Z. Tejada on January 9 is a testament to the excellence of the MJVR Dialysis Training Center in the practice of Nephrology Nursing, PPH Dr. Policario Manuel said.

The RENAP, according Dr. Manuel, gives nurses the license to work on dialysis after passing a comprehensive examination which is facilitated monthly in the Philippine Heart Center in Manila.

In line with the RENAP’s advocacy, Manuel said all doctors, nurses and hospital staff have been committed to give quality healthcare treatment to all patients along with the healthcare thrust of the provincial government.

Behind the success of the MJVR Dialysis Training Center is Supervisor Peter Cayaban, who trains the nurses in dialysis treatment. Being a very qualified trainer on dialysis, he had his prior job at the Davita Group, a California-based dialysis center in the United States of America.

Relating to the present status of the PPH, Manuel said: “I know how this hospital was deprived of everything until Governor Amado T. Espino Jr. came and a lot of positive developments happened here.”

Manuel said some 26 buildings have been constructed in the hospital compound under the administration of Gov. Espino as he noted “Talagang grabe and transformation ng hospital na ito, including the healthcare equipment and facilities.”

As of date, the MJVR Dialysis Training Center has produced 11 topnotchers: Top 1 – Joyce Hazel Samson (April 29, 2012), Joanna Marie Baniqued (September 30, 2012), Gian Carlo Manangan (January 27, 2013); Top 2 – Eugenio Vidal (May 27, 2012); Top 3 – Jeanne Lyn Acosta (October 2012), Roberto Bernardo (December 2012); Top 4 – Leonardo Calimlimn (January 29, 2012), Jeddahlyn Dizon, (July 29, 2012), Dearmi Gomez (January 27, 2013), Alvin Navarte (October 2012) and Top 5 – Cynthia F. Aguilar (January 27, 2013).

Meawhile MJVR has produced several passers who are now Certified Renal Nurses. Among them include: Kris Allaine Crisulo (December 2011); Patrocinio Elijah Buentipo II, Jeneli Quiroga, Gene Ira Santiago, Rafael Lord (January 29, 2012); Justine Gutierrez, Justine Reno Santiago, Kevin Wylie Santiago; Elmer Cordero, Corazon Ferrer (August 26, 2012); Desiree Barrios, Charmagne Crisostomo, Eric Pilotin, Kimberly Rolon (September 30, 2012); Ringo Starr Ferrer, Rosalina Ferrer, Angelica Garcia, John Walter Padlan, Ma. Luisa Salvador (October 2012); Jesusa Rosete (December 2012); Anna Roces, Necy Sernadilla, Jasmin Tacdol, Kristina Faye Totaan (January 27, 2013).

The first quarter of year 2013 has gained further mileage for the province of Pangasinan as regional and national awards were given to the provincial government in recognition to its sterling performance in the fields of agriculture, job generation and now in healthcare. (PIO/Mark Gerry Naval Oblanca)



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