Rudson Al Barcoma

Born and raised in The Philippines and now living in Perth City Western Australia. He was born on the second-largest island in the Philippines, the island of Mindanao, specifically in Ozamis City.
During College/University he gained several awards such as the Best in Nursing Theory Award, Best in Nursing Practical Skills Award, Service Award, and Leadership Award.
Right after he got his registration as a nurse in The Philippines, He immediately took the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) for the licensing of nurses in the United States and passed it, earning him to became eligible to be a United States RN. Took Master in the Science in Nursing Major in Leadership and Management as a postgraduate endeavour.
He got 12 years experience in Nursing , and counting. Within those year he became a Delivery Room nurse, Obstetrics Nurse, and Medical and Surgical Area Nurse. He was also Nursing Lecturer for student nurses aspiring to be RNs majoring in Obstetrics Nursing, Professional Adjustments, Leadership and Management, and Pharmacology from the year 2010 - 2018. 
He also took part in different non-profit organisations projects in The Philippines and headed some of it during the process. Some of the activities he got involved with are coastal clean ups, weekly feeding the homeless family, blessing bag distribution to the poverty-stricken area in the city, and HIV-related health education to the Youth and LGBTQIA+ communities.
He transferred to Perth City Western Australia in the year 2018 and took his conversion course to be an RN in Australia. During the pandemic period he served as a Head Nurse in a Disability Community-Based Care. After which he transferred to be an Aged Care Nurse and he very much enjoy this other field in Nursing. He also finished his Advance Diploma in Leadership and Management Perth Australia.
Here in Australia, He is involved with several not-for-profit organisations serving various communities in WA. He is the General Board Member of a Pride Organisation in WA, as well as different multicultural organisations and health workers organisation in Western Australia.

Why Rudson joined the Club

I wanted to join the Club because I want to broaden my horizons when it comes to my passion. I want to expand my volunteering not just to the local community but to the global community. I also want to learn more about my profession through networking with different Nurses and Midwives throughout the globe.