|In compliance with the Professional Regional Commission's
(PRC) Regulation No. 381, De La Salle University has been providing
seminars, conferences, conventions, and other continuing education
options for professionals, depending on his/her field of practice and/or
study. This regulation states that 40 different PRC-regulated
professions are required to undergo continuing professional education
(CPE) programs to be administered by various accredited CPE providers.
Such programs, when administered efficiently and thoroughly, are meant
to maintain, add, and ensure the enrichment of skills and training of
*Since the implementation of the law
last November 13, 1995, the PRC has accredited around 1,611 CPE
providers, including private companies, professional associations, and
colleges and universities of which De La Salle University is included.
The professions with the most number of accredited providers are
nursing, medicine, dentistry, professional teachers, medical
technology, accountancy, and midwifery. DLSU's Colleges of Medicine,
Business and Economics, Medical Radiation Technology, Nursing and
Midwifery, and its Graduate School of Business, offers several CEP
opportunities to its professional students.
education includes professional education and further non-formal and
informal education and training. DLSU, aware of CEP being considered
similar in concept to lifelong learning, further propagates these
opportunities in its effort to provide a better environment for
individual, social, and professional development. |
past, the DLSAA, too, has had several lectures and workshops held by
illustrious speakers and alumni which proved to be very enlightening
experiences. However, due to some unfortunate inclusions of political
color and similar volatile partisan issues raised during some
activities, the program was stopped.
The Association, though,
aware of its requirements to update its alumni professionally,
politically, and wholistically in their chosen fields, decided to reopen
its continuing education program.
The DLSAA has since
sponsored workshops, seminars, and other career-enriching activities for
|*Source: "Continuing Professional / Technical Education in
the Philippines: Economic Policy Agenda for the Estrada Administration
Trade & Investment Policy Analysis & Advocacy Support (TAPS)
Project:" by Dr. Divina M. Edralin|