Where is caring in our nursing curriculum?

  • Rudolf Cymorr Kirby Martinez College of Nursing, San Beda University, Manila, Philippines
Keywords: caring, curriculum, nursing, Philippines


This editorial presents the current concern on situating caring as a grounding for curriculum among the helping professions. The context of the discipline of nursing and its curriculum in the Philippines was presented as an exemplar for discussion.


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How to Cite
Martinez, R. C. K. (2021). Where is caring in our nursing curriculum?. Journal of Health and Caring Sciences, 3(1), 1-2. https://doi.org/10.37719/jhcs.2021.v3i1.e001