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27,823 pass nursing board




02:29 PM August 23rd, 2012

By: Frances Mangosing, August 23rd, 2012 02:29 PM

MANILA, Philippines—A total of 27,823 out of 60,895 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination, the Professional Regulation Commission announced on Thursday.

A University of Santo Tomas graduate, Roxanne Trinity Dotingco  Lim, topped the exam, garnering a score of 86.2 percent.

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Kristen Erika Hife  Pino of Cebu Normal University, and Carmela Celebrado  Shimizu of the University Of Saint Anthony shared the second spot at 85.4 percent.

Three of the top 10 performing schools have a 100 percent passing rate, the PRC said.

These schools are the Chinese General Hospital College of Nursing and Liberal Arts, Cebu Normal University (Cebu State College) and University of the Philippines-Manila.

The rest of the top performing schools are the West Visayas State University-La Paz, University of Santo Tomas, De la Salle University-Health Sciences Institute, Trinity University of Asia-Quezon City, Saint Louis University, Saint Paul University Iloilo, Benguet State University-La Trinidad, Velez College and Saint Paul University Dumaguete.

The Board of Nursing conducted the Nurse Licensure Examination in June in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, Laoag, Legazpi, Lucena, Nueva Ecija, Pagadian, Pampanga, Tacloban, Tuguegarao  and Zamboanga.

The results were released after 36 working days from the examination date.

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.

Below are the lists of successful examinees:

A to B

C to D

E to F

G to I

J to M

N to R

S to Z

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