965 out of 2,194 or 43.98% passed the Midwife Licensure Examination given by the Board of Midwifery in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga this April 2017.
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced the list of passers on April 18, 2017.
The members of the Board of Midwifery who gave the licensure examination are Dr. Alejandro R. San Pedro, Chairman; Dr. Remy B. Dequiña, Dr. Josephine H. Hipolito, Dr. Lolita I. Dicang and Ms. Rhodora L. Lopez, Members.
Starting April 21, 2017, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to www.prc.gov.ph and follow instructions for initial registration. Those who will register are required to bring the following: Notice of admission, duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal, 2 pieces passport size pictures (colored with white background and complete name tag) and 2 sets of documentary stamps. Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
The two-days board exam covered topics from Obstetrics, Fundamentals of Health Care, Infant Care and Feeding, Primary Health Care and Professional Growth & Development with integration of the following subjects: Fundamentals of Sociology; Principles of Bacteriology; General Anatomy and Physiology; General Psychology; Nutrition; Parasitology; Microbiology and Pharmacology.