UCMed Celebrates Nurses’ Week

The University of Cebu Medical Center (UCMed) celebrated its first Nurses’ Week on November 21-25, 2022.

UCMed’s Nursing Service Department (NSD) together with the Continuing Nursing Education Section (CNE) organized this week-long celebration to honor and value the sacrifices of nurses who have become modern day heroes.

This year’s UCMed Nurses’ Week celebration is anchored with Philippine Nurses Association- Cebu Chapter’s (PNA) theme, “Filipino Nurse: Transform to lead, Committed to Care”.

The NSD and CNE launched and prepared a set of activities that brings out camaraderie, competence and excellence of every UCMed nursing staff.


UCMed Nurses’ Week 2022 commenced with a holy mass and ceremonial opening where an exhibit is opened to showcase UCMed’s dedicated and resilient nurses.

UCMed’s Medical Director, Dr. Armando Tan, Ms. Ma. Fe Aura Montesclaros, Vice President  & Chief Nursing Officer, and Atty. Rey Cris Panugaling, HR Director, awarded members of the Nursing Department for their outstanding accomplishments.

Partner pharmaceutical companies also participated on the first day and set up booths while giving away freebies.


UCMed nurses showed off their wits on the second day of the Nurses Week 2022 in a quiz bowl competition called “Battle of the Brains”.

Nurses from different departments and units teamed up and tested their knowledge about UCMed and their medical trainings/procedures.


The Human Resource Department organized a Mental Health Awareness Seminar on the third day to support UCMed employees’ mental health and well-being.

UCMed invited Psychiatrist, Dr. Glenda P. Basubas to give a talk on managing workplace-related stress & nurturing a safe and healthy work environment.


Pasigarbo sa UCMed showed the talents of the nursing staff on the fourth day by participating in a Cebu festival-themed dance competition.

The Emergency Room (ER) Department won the dance competition representing the Palawod Festival of the Bantayan Island.


Representatives of each clinical department and unit contended for the title of Mr. & Ms. NSD.

The week-long Nurses’ Week celebration culminated on November 25, 2022. The Nurses’ Week celebration culminated with this activity that showcased fun collaboration among teams and competed in a friendly manner.

Christian De la Torre of Patient Care Unit (PCU) and Wyn Cuyos of Labor & Delivery Room, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (LR/DR, NICU) won Mr. & Ms. NSD 2022.


It was the dedication and commitment of the UCMed nurses that helped them rise up despite the daily challenges.

As stated by HR Director Atty. Rey Cris Panugaling, “As a young organization like UCMed, being home to a long tradition of Filipino nursing excellence is a matter to be proud of”.

Celebrating UCMed Nurses’ Week is a way to thank and appreciate the nurses who faithfully put effort and commitment in providing the patients the best care possible.

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Last updated:  March 24, 2020

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