Tuesday, September 14, 2010
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The Board of Nursing shall administer the OATHTAKING CEREMONY SCHEDULES FOR NEW NURSES JULY 2010 PASSERS Nurse Licensure Examination (NLE) which was administered in 15 testing centers throughout the country. This event will be held on September 20 and 21, 2010 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City. The oath taking ceremony is chaired by Honor-able Leonila A. Faire, member of the Board of Nursing, Profes-sional Regulation Commission.
A total of 91,008 hope-ful graduates took the Nurse Licensure Examination and after 42 working days, the results were released by the Profes-sional Regulation Commission where 37, 679 or 41.40 % passed. Rayan Abogado Oliva of Ateneo De Naga topped the Examination with a rating of 86.80 %.
The Board of Nursing, in collaboration with the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) for logistical support, and the Association of Deans of Philip-pine Colleges of Nursing (ADPCN) for program implemen-tation, worked together to ensure a meaningful and efficient con-duct of this Oath Taking Cere-mony. Sor Paz Marfori DC, a highly respected nurse luminary and recipient of the Most Out-standing Professional Nurse of the Year award given by the Professional Regulation Com-mission last June 2010 is the KEYNOTE SPEAKER to gener-ously inspire the new nurses. The PRC Chair Hon. Nicolas Lapeňa Jr., Commission-ers Hon. Nilo Rosas and Hon. Antonio Adirano will likewise be present to give their message and to add honor and prestige to the occasion. Signifi-cantly, the president of the ADPCN, Dr. Carmelita Divinagracia, will commit the successful new nurses to the public as they legally com-mence their practice of safe and quality nursing. During this occasion the new nurses will be inducted to the Philippine Nurses Association, the accredited professional associa-tion for nurses, by Dr. Teresita I. Barcelo, PNA national president.
The cream of the crop - the top three performing schools in each of the two categories: with 100 and more and 30 to 99 examinees, and the top ten examinees who garnered an average rating of 84.60% to 86.80%, shall be honored through the awarding of certificates of recognition. The top 3 examinees will also be given medals for their distinctive performance.
Regional oath taking will follow after the mass oath taking ceremony in Manila. Below are the schedules of oath taking ceremonies in different regional areas assigned with seven members of the Board are as follows:
Source: BON Philippines
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