The Institute of Community Health and Allied Medical Sciences (ICHAMS) was created by virtue of Board Resolution No. 2003 – 134 on November 25, 2003 that offers Diploma in Midwifery and Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Bachelor of Science in Midwifery. The institute is devoted to produce graduates who are competent, committed caring and with confidence.
ICHAMS has a full adherence to the noble vision, mission of the university in Instruction, Research and Extension. It has been consistently hitting the mark of excellent performance in the Nursing Licensure Examination and consistently producing topnotchers in the Midwifery Licensure Examination given by the Professional Regulation Commission.
The institute has also a passion in Research for sending faculty members and students in different international and local Research fora as presenters. The Research unit of the institute is also an established research Cell of the Philippine Nursing Research Society Inc.
ICHAMS has strong linkages making relevant Extension activities utilizing the Community Participatory Action Research concept advocating health and community development in the different towns of La Union. The institute is likewise an active partner of Philippine National Red Cross – La Union Chapter and Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council – La Union Chapter. It proudly maintains a strong collaboration with international nurse leaders through the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society, an internationally recognized Learned Society in the Nursing profession.
ICHAMS vow to uphold with the core values of Integrity, Commitment, Hardwork, Academic Excellence, Motivation and Service because we care to teach and we teach to care.
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MIDWIFERY / DIPLOMA IN MIDWIFERY
BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING
UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS OFFERED
Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University
South La Union Campus
Institute of Community Health and Allied Medical Sciences
Consolacion, Agoo, La Union
Tel. Nos.: (072) 682-0663