PRC announces rescheduling of board examinations and other matters


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Due to floodwaters inside the premises of the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) brought about by monsoon rains (Habagat), which resulted in the inaccessibility of its website and online services, PRC today announced the following changes in the schedules of licensure examinations and other matters:
RESCHEDULING OF APPLICATION DEADLINE AND LICENSURE EXAMINATIONS
    1. Deadline for the filing of applications for the licensure examinations of Guidance Counselors and Medical Technologists is extended to Friday, August 17, 2012.
    2. The physician licensure examination is reset to August 18-19 and 25-26, 2012. The program of the physician licensure examination in Manila, Cebu and Davao Cities will be as follows:
      DATESUBJECTS
      Saturday, August 18Biochemistry
      Anatomy and Histology
      Microbiology
      Sunday, August 19Physiology
      Legal Medicine, Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence
      Pathology
      Saturday, August 25Pharmacology and Therapeutics
      Surgery and Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology and Rhinology
      Medicine
      Sunday, August 26Obstetrics and Gynecology
      Pediatrics and Nutrition
      Preventive Medicine and Public Health

      Examinees for the physician licensure examination are advised to verify their room assignments from the PRC website starting Monday, August 13, 2012.
    3. Licensure examination for Metallurgical Engineers is rescheduled to August 25-27, 2012.
    4. The Walk in Examinations for Marine Deck and Marine Engine Officers scheduled on Friday, August 10, 2012 and Saturday, August 11, 2012 are cancelled. Examinees on these dates and those who were originally scheduled on August 7, 8, and 9 are advised to coordinate with the Maritime Office of the PRC at Tel. No. 7331046 (Marine Engine Officers Division) and 7362253 (Marine Deck Officers Division) for the rescheduling of their examinations. WES examinees in Iloilo are advised to coordinate with the Regional Office for rescheduling.
The PRC also announced that the licensure examination for veterinary medicine will push through as scheduled on August 26-28, 2012. The oath taking for new pharmacists will also proceed as scheduled, August 10, 2012, 1 p.m., at the Fiesta Pavilion of Manila Hotel. Those who cannot attend the oath-taking ceremony are advised that they may take their oath before the officials and Commissioners of the PRC in Manila or before the Regional Directors of the 10 regional offices of PRC.

PRC IDENTIFICATION CARDS

Professionals whose Identification Cards were due for release on August 7-10, 2012 are advised to claim their IDs starting Thursday, August 16, 2012. IDs ready for release will be posted in the PRC website starting Monday, August 13, 2012.

PRC OFFICE CLOSED TOMORROW
Due to maintenance work to be made on its server and electrical supply, PRC  is closed to the public this day. All transactions will resume on Monday, August 13, 2012.



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