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June 2012 Nursing Board Exam Result Release After 1 Month


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Nursing Licensure Examination (NLE) is the hottest board exam event for the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC). Nursing board exam is very challenging on their part since the total numbers of examinees is higher compare with other profession's board exam.


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[ June 2012 Nursing Board Exam Result ]



At the end of this month, June 30 until July 1 2012, examination is scheduled at different testing centers in the country, Manila, all Regional Offices, Zamboanga, Angeles, Cabanatuan, Dagupan and Laoag City.

Board exam results is expected a month or so considering high numbers of total examinees. Please subscribe at my page thru e-mail or RSS. Don't forget to LIKE us on Facebook for the up-to-date result of board exam.


Online Application System(OSA)
Last May 18, 2012, the final run of Online Application System or OSA became successful. This served as a good tool for PRC to minimize and simplify work on their part and on the examinees.

The Philippine Nursing Board Exam is a multiple choice 500-items test for the basic competency of our nurses. Broad areas of nursing are also included as well as other related competencies.

It is held every June and December annually in different public schools around the Philippines.

Room assignment for the exams are posted outside the Professional Regulation Commission building at least three days before the exam.

What are the Qualifications?
There are certain policies that should be considered before applying for the nurse board exam.
At the time of filing the application for the examination of nurses, the applicant must:

  1. Be a citizen of the Philippines, or a citizen or a subject of a country which permits Filipino nurses to practice within its territorial limits on the same basis of the subject or citizen of such country, provided that the requirements for the registration or licensing or nurses in said country are substantially the same as those prescribed in this RA 9173.
  2. Be of good moral character and,
  3. Holder of a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from a college or university that complies with the standards of nursing education duly recognized by the proper government agency.

Past Board Exam Results
December 2011 board exam result was released after more than 2 months.There was a total of 22,760 out of 67,095 passed the examination or almost 24% passing rate. Jerald Lalaguna Pelayo from Mountain View College topped the board exam with 86.40%. It was followed by Linsid Angelou Absin Tapongot from Xavier University (XU) with 86% grade. Meanwhile, it was SAINT PAUL UNIVERSITY-ILOILO that was hailed for the top performing school with 100% passing rate.

 
July 2011 Nursing Board Exam was released after a month. There was a total of 37,513 out of 78,135 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination.JOMEL GARCIA LAPIDES from University of the Philippines-Manila got the top spot with 88.40% rating. It was followed by HAZEL CORTES CRISOSTOMO and BEVERLY LYNNE YAO both from UST.
 

Nursing Board Controversy
Last June 2006 board examination, there was a complaint from 92 examinees led by Rachelle Cyndi Ong Erfe, a graduate of Saint Louis University (SLU) in Baguio City, alleging leakage of questions in two sections of the nursing board examination. The complainants asked the Professional Regulation Commission to nullify the affected sections to preserve the integrity of the licensure examination.

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) eventually reversed its earlier pronouncements that there was no cheating when it announced that two BoN members leaked questions. According to one of the two members who were removed for “negligence,” she just inadvertently left copies in a Photocopy shop near the PRC-Manila office where she was photocopying her 500 questions. Others charged that the BoN members were bribed by the review centers to provide them with copies of their questions and answers.


U.S. based media coverage of this scandal was sparse and little follow-up occurred. The test scandal was covered in depth in at least one nursing magazine, the article "A Breach of Integrity" by Geneviève M. Clavreul, RN. Ph.D. was published in November 2006.





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