37,527 new Filipino nurses PRC: November exam

Sunday, January 31, 2010

37,527 new Philippine nurses  PRC: November exam

abs-cbnNEWS.com  02/01/2010 The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Sunday that 37,527 out of 94,462 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing.

The examination was given in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, La Union, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Sulu, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga last November 2009.

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Continue reading here http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/exam-results/01/31/10/prc-37527-new-nurses

Philippine PRC Nursing board exam changed to July, December 2010

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

 PRC news release 01/13/2010 MANILA, Philippines – A new schedule of licensure examination for nurses has been announced for the year 2010.  

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Tuesday announced that the board examination has been moved from June and November to July and December.

“The Board examination will be on July 3 and 4, 2010 and December 12 and 13, 2010,” the PRC said in a press statement.

The change of the schedule is in compliance with the Commission Resolution No. 2009-537 dated November 13, 2009.

The deadline for filing of applications for the July examination will be on April 14 (repeaters), while the deadline for first time examinees is on May 14.

For the December examination, the deadline for filing of applications for repeaters will be on September 8 while the deadline for first timers is November 8. 

40 Staff Nurses for Singapore, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, UAE

Sunday, January 10, 2010

40 Staff Nurses for Singapore

January 10th, 2010 | Filipino Nurses for Singapore
POEA License No.:    POEA-259-LB-10-2008-R
Address:    2nd Flr. MIP Building, #28 GSIS Ave., GSIS Village, Proj.8 Quezon City, Philippines  Quezon City, Metro Manila
Tel. No.:    (02)920-6808
Gender:    Male/Female
Age:    23 - 35 years old
Education:  At  least Bachelor’s / College Degree
Experience:  3 years
Principal/Project:    R2000 PTE. LTD
Job Description and Requirements
* Must be working in a Hospital with 200 bed capacity
* Board Passer
* Must working at lest 3 years
* Must exposed in these following areas
Medical Surgical
MS Ward
General Ward
Qualified applicants may attach the following requirements in this email address: smipjane@yahoo.com
Updated resume indicated the job description, working history with dates, and personal information.
College Diploma
Transcript of Record
Board Certificate
Board Rating
PRC ID copy ( back and front)
Passport copy
Employment Certificate

US Filipino nurses jobs delayed by retrogression

Manila Bulletin By PHOEBE JEN INDINO  January 10, 2010   CEBU CITY – An official from the Philippine Nurses Association of America (PNAA) stated that retrogression continues to be the reason why no visas for competent nurses applying for work in the US are available, thus resulting to delay in their employment overseas.

Under said visa retrogression, as of December, 2009 visa applications from the Philippines shall be processed only through to August, 2005.

Gabato also stressed that the processing of documents usually takes at least four years because qualified nurses will be considered immigrants, which is why they have the privilege of bringing their families abroad.

 Continue reading here http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/237856/us-jobs-filipino-nurses-delayed-retrogression

Definition ret·ro·gres·sion n.  1. The act or process of deteriorating or declining.

November 2009 Nursing Board Exam Result around February or March 2010

Thursday, January 7, 2010

According to PRC-Board of Nursing, a total of 95,282 nursing graduates took the recently concluded  November 2009 Nursing Board Exam, an “all-time high” in the history of  exams.

The November 2009 Nursing Board Exam Result is expected to be out sometime in February or March 2010 based on the release of the previous nursing board exams.

November 2009 NLE: Record number 95,000 take nursing board exams

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Can you imagine in this tight job market for nurses there will be another 95,000 candidates to take the nursing exam? Where will these jobs come from?

Marco Sto. Tomas, a member of the PRC’s board of nursing, said after a review of past tests, he added that the passing rate has been declining, now estimated at 40 percent, which indicated the urgent need for the academe to identify where the examinees are having difficulty.

According to Sto. Tomas, the test given by the board aims mainly to test the “minimum competence” of the country’s nursing graduates to assume entry-level positions..

Nursing examinees top 95,000; PRC adds more testing centers

Tuesday, November 24, 2009

The number of nursing graduates who will take the licensure examination this month went up by 16,733 to 95,305, prompting the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) to add two more examination sites in Central and Northern Luzon to spare the examinees the hassles of expensive and rigorous travel to the testing centers. Continue reading here http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/230882/nursing-examinees-top-95000-prc-adds-more-testing-centers