Press Release: July 2010 Nurse Exam Results

02 September 2010 


The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Nursing have announced the results of the July 2010 Nurses Licensure Examination administered in fifteen (15) testing centers nationwide. Out of 91,008 examinees, 37,679 or 41.40% passed.

In Baguio City, 2,774 out of 7,125 or 38.93% examinees successfully hurdled the test. In La Union, 1,417 out of 3,489 or 40.61% examinees passed while in Pangasinan, 1,145 out of 3,591 or 31.89% examinees passed.

Pursuant to PRC Resolution No. 2004-223 dated July 19, 2004, results of the examination are final and viewing of test papers or filing of request for reconsideration of failing grades after the release of the results of the examination is not allowed.

Initial registration for new passers starts on September 6, 2010, Monday, at the PRC Baguio Regional Office. Only successful Baguio examinees shall register at the Regional Office pursuant to Commission Office Order No. 2009-90 dated February 19, 2009. The Order provides for a “Register Where You Took the Exam” policy. To decongest the Regional Office and save on travel expenses, the Regional Office will accept initial registration outside of Baguio. New nurses are advised to take their oath where they register. In coordination with Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) local chapters, the schedule of registration and oathtaking is as follows:

CAP Bldg Camp John Hay, Baguio City September 23, 2010;
AM and PM September 6 onwards; Baguio Regional Office
Fort Ilocandia, Laoag City
September 25, 2010;
AM only September 4; Northern Christian College
September 5; University of Northern Philippines- Vigan
Bangko Sentral Bldg, San Fernando City September 26, 2010;
AM only September 6; Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center (ITRMC) Training Office
September 11; Union Christian College September 18; Lorma Colleges
CSI Stadia, Dagupan City October 1, 2010;
AM only September 10; PMS Bldg, PNA Office and Lyceum Northwestern University
September 11; PMS Bldg, PNA Office

Successful examinees should personally register in order to sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals with the following requirements:
o Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal;
o 2010 Community Tax (Cedula);
o Two (2) pieces passport-size pictures (colored with white background and name tag);
o One (1) piece 1”x1” picture (colored with white background and name tag);
o One (1) piece documentary stamps;
o One (1) piece short brown envelope with name and profession;
o Original and photocopy of NSO Birth Certificate (original copy for presentation purposes only); and
o Initial Registration Fee of P600.00 and Annual Registration Fee of P450.00 for 2010-2013.

The Professional Identification Card and Certificate of Registration will be issued by PRC Central Office within 3-4 months after transmittal by the Regional Office.

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