PRC: 29,711 new nurses

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Feb 19 2011 07:24 PM | Updated as of Feb 20 2011 08:36 AM

MANILA, Philippines - The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Saturday that 29,711 successfully 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, Dagupan, Davao, Ilocos Sur, Iloilo, La Union, Legazpi, Lucena, Nueva Ecija, Pagadian, Pampanga, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga last December 2010.


DOWNLOAD THE FULL LIST OF SUCCESSFUL EXAMINEES HERE



Topping the December 2010 nursing exam was Weanne Myrrh Razon Estrada, a graduate of Adventist University of the Philippines, which is based in Silang, Cavite.

She got the highest rating of 88.4%.

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The December 201 nursing board exam result represents a passing rate of 35.25%. There were 84,287 total number of examinees who took it.

This passing rate is lower than that of the previous examination in July 2010. At the time, 37,527 passed the exam out of 94,462 takers, representing a passing rate of 41.4%.


 Top 10 successful examinees

RANK                                 NAME                                                                 SCHOOL            RATING(%)

1
WEANNE MYRRH RAZON ESTRADA
ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
88.40
2
MARY GRACE BERMUDEZ RALLO
CENTRAL LUZON DOCTOR'S HOSPITAL EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION
86.80
3
MARIA KRISTINA PAMINTUAN BICAS
SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY
86.60
4
VANESSA GARMA ELUMBARING
SAINT MARY'S COLLEGE-TAGUM
86.40
 
KIMBERLY MEDINA MALUBAGO
SOUTHERN LUZON STATE UNIVERSITY-LUCBAN (SLPC)
86.40
5
JESSA LORRAINE DEJAN ANDALAN
XAVIER UNIVERSITY
86.20
6
YUGIE CAROLINE MURILLO DEMEGILLO
ILOILO DOCTORS' COLLEGE
86.00
7
HANAKO SASAKI ARANILLA
FIRST ASIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY & HUMANITIES
85.80
 
TEENA MARIE JUNIO PASCUA
SAINT MARY'S UNIVERSITY
85.80
 
NONAH VEE CORNELIO SARENO
DAVAO DOCTORS COLLEGE, INC.
85.80
 
ELNATHAN SAMSON SUBARDIAGA
UNIVERSIDAD DE ZAMBOANGA (for.ZAEC)
85.80
 
KARL MARIE STA ANA TUVILLA
UNIVERSITY OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL-RECOLETOS
85.80
8
KARL GABRIEL ALFERI BONIFACIO
COLEGIO DE SAN AGUSTIN-BACOLOD CITY
85.60
 
DENNIS GONZALES DURAN
PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MAYNILA
85.60
 
BERNADETTE LUMIBAO GUEVARRA
COTABATO MEDICAL FOUNDATION COLLEGE
85.60
 
CRISELLE LYN GUERRERO LI
FATHER SATURNINO URIOS UNIVERSITY (URIOS COLL)
85.60
 
VINCENT JUBELAG SUMERGIDO
WEST VISAYAS STATE UNIVERSITY-LA PAZ
85.60
9
JACQUILINE JANE BANZUELA DE JESUS
ARELLANO UNIVERSITY-PASIG
85.40
 
RIZYL JEM FRANCO JAPITANA
COLEGIO DE SAN AGUSTIN-BACOLOD CITY
85.40
 
CHRISTINE JANNIE PAEZ RIVERA
PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MAYNILA
85.40
 
NICOLE ANNE ALBALADEJO SALES DIAZ
COLEGIO DE SAN AGUSTIN-BACOLOD CITY
85.40
10
JAIME DELA ROCA BONIFACIO JR 
ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES
85.20
 
MICAELA OREVILLO DE GUZMAN
XAVIER UNIVERSITY
85.20
 
ROSE ANGELA REYES MAHIPUS
DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION
85.20
 
IRENE KATE FAUSTINO NICOLAS
PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MARIKINA
85.20
 
CESAR RYAN ESPERA ORTIZ
AQUINAS UNIVERSITY
85.20
 
ROBY ANN GUTIERREZ PRADO
COLEGIO DE DAGUPAN (for.COMPUTRONIX COLL)
85.20

 

Top performing schools

RANK
SCHOOL
TOTAL NO.
OF EXAM.
TOTAL NO.
PASSED
PERCENTAGE
PASSED
1
SAINT PAUL UNIVERSITY-ILOILO
124
124
100.00%
2
XAVIER UNIVERSITY
330
325
98.48%
3
SAINT PAUL UNIVERSITY-TUGUEGARAO
193
190
98.45%
4
NEW ERA UNIVERSITY
51
50
98.04%
5
PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MAYNILA
196
191
97.45%
6
UNIVERSITY OF SAINT LOUIS-TUGUEGARAO
77
73
94.81%
7
SILLIMAN UNIVERSITY
447
421
 

 

The results of examination with respect to two (2) examinees were withheld pending final determination of their liabilities under the rules and regulations governing licensure examination.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:

  • Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • Current Community Tax Certificate (cedula)
  • 2 pieces passport size picture (colored with white background and complete name tag)
  • 1 piece 1” x 1” picture (colored with white background and complete name tag)
  • 2 sets of metered documentary stamps, and
  • 1 short brown envelope with name and profession


They would also have to pay the Initial Registration Fee of P600 and Annual Registration Fee of P450 for 2011-2014.

Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The oathtaking ceremony of the successful examinees in the said examination in Manila as well as the previous ones who have not taken their Oath of Professional will be held before the Board on Monday and Tuesday, March 14 and 15, 2011, with morning (8:00 A.M.) and afternoon (1:00 P.M.) sessions at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. 

All must come in their white gala uniform, nurse’s cap, white duty shoes, without earrings, hair not touching the collar and without corsage.

Oathtaking tickets for the National Capital Region (NCR) and nearby regions will be available at the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) at 1663 F.T. Benitez Street, Malate, Manila, from February 28, 2011 on a “first come first serve” basis.

Online Priority number, available at http://www.nurseoathtaking.net, is required to avail of tickets.

All regional oathtaking schedules will be posted in the BON website: www.bonphilippines.org.

The members of the Board of Nursing are Carmencita M. Abaquin, Chairman; Leonila A. Faire, Betty F. Merritt, Perla G. Po, Marco Antonio C. Sto.Tomas, Yolanda C. Arugay and Amelia B. Rosales, Members.