Xavier University and Liceo de Cagayan University – two universities in Cagayan de Oro City were allowed by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to have limited face-to-face classes beginning the second semester of academic year 2020-2021. They are among 24 colleges and universities across the country which can have 3rd and 4th year students for hands-on training and laboratory classes in a limited face-to-face system.

In a press release, CHED Chairman Prospero E. de Vera III said selected allied health-related courses like Medicine, Nursing, Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science, Physical Therapy, Midwifery, and Public Health, were prioritized to enable students to achieve key learning outcomes on specialized laboratory courses and hospital-based clinical clerkship/internship/practicum and to provide additional manpower to the country’s health system.

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from CHED

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