The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 17,821 out of 42,006 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 June 2006.
The results of examination with respect to eighteen (18) examinees were withheld pending final determination of their liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examinations. The members of the Board of Nursing are Eufemia F. Octaviano, Chairman; Remedios L. Fernandez, Letty G. Kuan and Estelita T. Galutira, Members. The two (2) other members of the Board namely Anesia B. Dionisio and Virginia D. Madeja were advised to inhibit themselves from participating in the official functions of the Board of Nursing.
Due to the increase on the number of examinees and after a thorough scientific statistical treatment to the report of irregularity, the results were released in twenty-seven (27) working days from the last day of examination. Registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will start on Monday, May 29, 2006 but not later than June 19, 2006. Those who will register are required to bring the following: duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal, current Community Tax Certificate (cedula), 2 pieces passport size picture (colored with white background and complete nametag), 1 piece 1” x
1” picture (colored with white background and complete nametag), 2 sets of metered documentary stamps, and 1 short brown envelope with name and profession; and to pay the Initial Registration Fee of P600 and Annual Registration Fee of P450 for 2006-2009.
Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals. Registration of successful examinees will start on Tuesday, August 15, 2006. The
schedule of registration in alphabetical order will be announced later.
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 Tuesday, August 22, 2006 at 8:00 o’clock in the morning at the Araneta Coliseum, Araneta Center, Cubao, Quezon City; on August 23, 2006 in Cebu; on August 26, 2006 in Zamboanga; on August 29, 2006 in Iloilo; on August 30, 2006 in Tuguegarao; on August 31, 2006 in Legazpi and Davao; on September 3, 2006 in Baguio; on September 6, 2006 in Tacloban; and on September 7, 2006 in Cagayan De Oro. Please contact the Accredited Professional Organization (Philippine Nurses Association) local chapter for further details. All must come in their white gala uniform, nurses cap, white duty shoes, without earrings, hair not touching the collar and without corsage. No oathtaking will be allowed before the August 22, 2006 schedule in Manila. Oathtaking will be administered by the Board of Nursing as per RA 9173. Tickets will be available starting Tuesday, August 1, 2006 at the Ground Floor of PRC – Main Building, Sampaloc, Manila.