ULS – PHISMETS Hosts 1st Cagayan Valley Congress

Posted by: Kenneth Jhon C. Babaran, 2013-06-27

“Towards a Macroscopic dream, Onward to Microscopic Realities” – with this theme, the Philippine society of Medical Technology Students University of La Salette Chapter, hosted the 1st Cagayan Valley Regional Congress last November 21, 2011 at the ULS Center for Progress and Development (CPD). The activity aimed to foster unity among schools and students to express and gauge their skills in the congress competitions held. Delegates to the Congress included medical technologists from Manila, Baguio, Nueva Ecija and Pampanga.

Lectures were given by resource speakers, namely: “Medical Laboratory Science Career and Professional Dimensions” by Dean Eugene Dayag, Our Lady of Guadalupe, Manila, “Safety Management in Clinical Laboratory Practice” by Prof. Christina Widwidan, Paradigm and Pedagogy by Dean Rhodora B. Balunsat, College of Education, University of La Salette and “Competency Standards in MLS profession” by the PAMETH Chapter President Perlita M. Bautista.

Afternoon sessions were reserved for the different competitions which included Microtone, Impromptu Oratorical, Who Wants to be a Laboratory Scientists and Tumbling Motility. The University of La Salette also gained two regional titles: Mr. PHISMETS, Mr. Arian Joseph Gonzales and Impromptu Oratorical Champion, Ms. Liezel Asuncion.

On January 21, 2012, the PHISMETS ULS Chapter won two national awards in the 4th Annual Congress at the Manila Central University: SPECTROPHOTO – making contest by Mr. Emjay Ariola and Computer – generated Poster Making by Mr. Dyno Esteban.

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