Davao Doctors College

Davao Doctors College
Davao Doctors College
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Motto Through Excellence We Shall Lead
Established 1975
Type Private, Nonsectarian College
President Dr. Rizalina M. Pañgan
Location Davao City, Philippines
Campus Gen. Malvar St., Davao City
Colors      Purple
Website www.davaodoctors.edu.ph

Davao Doctors College (DDC) is a nonsectarian academic institution located at Gen. Malvar St., Davao City. Founded in September 1975, Davao Doctors Collge was initially known as the Davao Doctors Hospital School of Nursing (DDHSN) and was the brainchild of a group of medical doctors in response to the increasing demand for nurses in Davao Doctors Hospital.



College of Nursing (CN)

The College of Nursing offers a four-year competency-based Bachelor-based Bachelor of Science in Nursing program currently with two (2) curricula:

  • CHED CMO#14 series of 2009 effective June 2008
  • CHED CMO#30 series of 2001 (Revised)

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

The program had been granted Level III accreditation by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities-Commission on Accreditation (PACU-COA) until 2013.

A strong instructional program is implemented by 158 academically qualified Clinical Instructors with masters degree in nursing (MAN/MSN/MN). A three-storey Fundamental Skills Laboratory (FSL) and Lecture-Demonstration Rooms prepares the student nurse for clinical exposure.

The Related Learning Experience (RLE) of the student are done primarily at Davao Doctors Hospital, a private, tertiary, ISO certified base hospital and backed up by more hospitals and clinics as affiliation agencies.

Students life is balanced with academic and co-curricular activities and community outreach services emphasizing the core values of caring in nursing through volunteerism and involvement in different campus organizations, government and non-government activities such as Walk-for-a Cause for AIDS, Walk-for-a Cause for Breast Cancer, Down Syndromes, Free Clinics to name a few. Leadership skills and teamwork concepts are further honed through the Philippine Nursing Student Association (PNSA), the official College of Nursing student organization.

College of Allied Health Sciences (CAHS)

Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy

Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Technology

Davao Doctors College's Rad Tech is the first and only one accredited in the Philippines.

Since 1998, the Davao Doctors College was officially recognized by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) as the Top-performing RT School in the Philippines.

Batch 2009 which made a 84% passing average last June 2009 RT Licensure Examination. For the 3rd time, DDC has produced another 1st Placer in the person of Timothy John D. Matoy who obtained a rating of 91.2%. The other 1st Placers in the RT board examination are Edmund Dante Miraflores, MD, RRT (1998), and Voltaire P. Jamison, RRT (2000).

DDC's RadTech has passed the standards set by the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) and is recently granted the Level I status.[citation needed]

The RT Department has lecture, laboratory, and darkroom facilities. The rooms are equipped with computer aided-instruction (CAI) facilities. To further enhance teaching and learning, the school provides a functional darkroom used for manual and automatic processing. In addition, the laboratory room has a functioning 300 mA X-ray machine, a portable x-ray machine, and an ultrasound. The Department acquires a worth 1.6 million radiographic positioning doll (the first in the entire Philippines) for lecture demonstration of x-ray exposure.

The Department is composed with a Program Chair Joshua P. Sero, MAEd-HPE, RRT, Clinical Coordinator Aven S.Majellano, RRT and Instructors Ma. Jesette B. Canales, MAEd, RRT, Cherry May Confesor, RRT, Leonila P. Felizarte, RRT, Richard Pabunag, RRT and Aries Paul Zeta, RRT. The Radiologic Technology has been long recognized as one of the most dynamic and rapidly progressing fields in the allied health professions.

Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy

To help address the upsurge in the demand for OT's here and abroad, DDC is offering the program effective SY 2010-2011. This 5-year program is the first ever in the whole of Mindanao. DDC is one of only six schools in the whole country offering the program with four schools in Luzon and one in the Visayas.

Doctor of Optometry

College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management

Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Bachelor in Secondary Education


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