Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center
R. Reyes Medical Center (JRMMC) is the regional hospital administrated
through the national government. It is located in a densely populated
urban area of Manila, the capital of the Philippines. JRMMC provides
services in emergency department, obstetrics, surgery, internal
medicine, pediatrics, and primary health care to Filipinos regardless of
their ability to pay. Many professional schools of medicine, nursing,
and other allied heath send their students to JRMMC for clinical
The nursing students from Truman State University spend one week at
JRMMC working primarily in the labor/delivery room and in the nursery.
They get exposed to the Philippines health care system in an urban
government hospital at JRRMC. The Staff Training Offices arranges an
orientation to the Philippines health care system and nursing practice
in the Philippines. The students work with Filipino patients,
physicians, and nurses within this institution.