The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) and the Board of Nursing have announced the results of the December 2011 Nurses Licensure Examination administered in fifteen (15) testing centers nationwide. Out of 67,095 examinees, 22,760 or 33.92% passed.  

            In Baguio City, 1,051 out of 3,556 or 29.56% examinees successfully hurdled the test.  In La Union, 618 out of 2,278 or 27.13% examinees passed while in Pangasinan, 691 out of 2,736 or 25.26% examinees passed. In Cabanatuan, 315 out of 1,720 or 18.31% 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 February 22, 2012, Wednesday, 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 process 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 and the City Government of Dagupan, the schedule of registration is as follows:  

Baguio City
February 22 onwards; Baguio Regional Office
Dagupan City, Pangasinan
February 28; Venue to be announced later
Laoag City, Ilocos Norte
March 8; Venue to be announced later
Vigan City, Ilocos Sur
March 9; Venue to be announced later

            Successful examinees shall personally register in order to sign on the Registry of Professionals with the following requirements:

o   Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal;
o   2012 Community Tax Certificate (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 stamp;
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 2012-2015.


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