The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 19,712 out of 40,147 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga last December 2006. The results of examination with respect to four (4) examinees were withheld pending final determination of their liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examinations.
Furthermore, the Board of Nursing, cognizant of the impact of the calamity situation in Bicol region during the examination period, after due consideration, decided to nullify the results of those who failed and allow them to take the June 2007 Nurse Licensure Examination anew. Similarly, the retakers from the June 2006 examination from Bicol region who failed this December 2006 shall be allowed to take Tests III and V this June 2007 ONLY. The members of the Board of Nursing are Carmencita M. Abaquin, Chairman; Leonila A. Faire, Betty F. Merritt, Perla G. Po and Marco Antonio C. Sto.Tomas.
The oathtaking ceremony of the successful examinees in the said examination as well as the previous ones who have not taken their Oath of Professional will be held before the Board on Sunday, February 4, 2007 at 8:00 o’clock in the morning for surnames starting with A – J; and 1:00 o’clock in the afternoon for surnames starting with K – Z, at the Cuneta Astrodome, Derham Park, Pasay City. All must come in their white gala uniform, nurses cap, white duty shoes, without earrings, hair not touching the collar and without corsage.
Tickets will be available starting Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at the Ground Floor of PRC
– Main Building, Sampaloc, Manila.