6,836 out of 14,322 or 47.73% passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given by the Board of Nursing in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga last November 2016.
The members of the Board of Nursing who gave the licensure examination are Marian Grace A. Gascon, Chairman; Gloria B. Arcos, Carmelita C. Divinagracia, Carfredda P. Dumlao, Glenda S. Arquiza, Florence C. Cawaon and Cora A. Añonuevo, Members.
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced the results on December 13, 2016.
The NLE June 2016 was conducted in all regional PRC offices and testing centers.
The June 2016 NLE covered the following topics:
Nursing Practice I (Basic Foundation of Nursing and Professional Nursing Practice),
Nursing Practice II (Community Health Nursing and Care of the Mother and Child),
Nursing Practice III (Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychological Alternations – Part A),
Nursing Practice IV (Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychological Alternations – Part B)
Nursing Practice V (Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychological Alternations – Part C).
In the May 2015 NLE, PRC published the results after 16 working days. 9,707 out of 17,891 or 54.26% passed.
In the November 2015, PRC published the results after 24 working days. 9,114 out of 18,500 or 49.26% passed.