Saturday, May 9, 2020

ONLINE APPLICATION: November 2020 Midwifery Board Exams Schedule

Manila, Philippines – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced the schedule of online application, deadline of filing, as well as requirements for application in November 2020 Midwifery Licensure exams. The board exams for aspiring electronics engineers will be held on November 8 & 9, 2020 at designated testing locations in NCR/ Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.

Update May 8, 2020: PRC announced the new/re-scheduled dates of all postponed/cancelled board exams from March to June 2020 due to Enhanced Community Quanrantine brought by COVID-19 pandemic.

Likewise, those applicants who already have filed their application for examination and issued the Notice of Admission (NOA) will no longer be required to file a new application.

See Also: When is the New Date(s) of Cancelled/ Postponed PRC Board Exams on March & April 2020?

Name of Examination Date/s of Exam Day/s Place Opening of Online Processing Deadline of Filing
MidwivesNovember 8 & 9Su, MoNCR, All Regional Offices, ZamboangaAugust 7, 2020October 8, 2020

See Also: How to Pass Licensure Exam? Tips from Board Passers

COVID-19/ CORONAVIRUS - ENHANCED COMMUNITY QUARANTINE

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 922 dated March 8, 2020 declaring a state of public health emergency throughout the country,  and  the recommendations of the Department of Health (DOH) and Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Disease to prohibit mass gatherings, PRC has cancelled board exams scheduled on March and April 2020.

Midwifery is one of the cancelled licensure exams due to Coronavirus pandemic.

Likewise, for appointments set from March 17, 2020 to April 12, 2020, they will be accommodated upon resumption on April 13, 2020.

MIDWIFE BOARD EXAM ONLINE APPLICATION 2020

The 2020 Midwifery board exam applicants are likewise advised to apply online via https://online1.prc.gov.ph/ or https://online.prc.gov.ph/ before going to the venue. Applicants are also encouraged to pay through UCPB (over-the-counter), Land Bank (i-access), or PayMaya.

For first timers in PRC Midwifery online application, you may also want to read the step-by-step guide.

LIST OF REQUIREMENTS

PRC also reminds applicants to secure all requirements before proceeding to PRC centers for further processing of applications and also avoid further inconvenience.
  • Graduate from government recognized school of Midwifery
    • NSO / PSA Birth Certificate
    • NSO / PSA Marriage Contract (for married female applicants)
    • Transcript of Records (TOR) with scanned picture and Remarks "For Board Examination Purposes" (first timers and repeaters)
  • Payment of 600 pesos
  • Graduate Midwife
    • *Record of twenty (20) DELIVERIES actually handled and signed by Supervisor/Tutor.
    • Signatory of cases should have undergone the training on Expanded Functions under RA 7392 (see IRR Resolution No. 100) Signed by Principal or Dean duly notarized
    • Five (5)SUTURES and Five (5) IVF INSERTION
    • Repeater: CASE REQUIREMENTS DONE MORE THAN 5 YEARS AGO SHALL BE REPEATED (NEW CASES SHALL BE SUBMITTED)
  • Registered Nurse
    • *PRC ID Card / TOR / Board Certificate
    • *Record of twenty (20) deliveries actually handled with records of five (5) sutures and five (5) intravenous injections signed by Hospital Director or Municipal Health Officer and duly notarized.
    • *Certificate of Consent (from the hospital where cases were performed)
    • *Certificate of Trainings on Expanded Function on RA 7392 accredited by PRC CPD Council for Midwifery of Registered Midwife who supervised ( Graduate Midwife & RN )
    • *PRC ID License and Employee's ID of the Supervising Registered Midwife.
    • *PRC ID license & Employee's ID of the Certifying Officer (must be a registered physician) **First Timer (FTB) Graduate Midwife & RN
The requirements and details posted above are based on the list of documentary requirements to accompany an application to take licensure examination for Midwifery courtesy of the Professional Regulation Commission.

COVERAGE OF MIDWIFE BOARD EXAMS

The November 2020 Midwifery licensure exams covered the following topics:
  • Obstetrics;
  • Fundamentals of Health Care;
  • Infant Care and Feeding;
  • Primary Health Care;
  • Professional Growth and Development
Topics below are also integrated.
  • Fundamentals of Sociology
  • Principles of Bacteriology
  • General Anatomy and Physiology
  • General Psychology
  • Nutrition
  • Parasitology
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology
PREVIOUS MIDWIFERY BOARD EXAMS

In the most recent Midwife exams held on November 2019, 1,068 out of 2,219 (48.13%) examinees passed. Mhenrada Kulyan Bandahala from Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital School of Midwifery topped the exams garnering a rating of 90.95% followed by Maricol Urian Canillo from Lyceum of Aparri having 89.75%.  Cavite State University was the lone school in the top performing schools list having 96.00% overall passing rate.

On April 2019 exams, 460 out of 1,416 (32.49%) examinees passed. Melani May Misal Cuba and Thinkerbell Maranan Lafuerte, both alumni of Mabini College - Daet shared the top spot having 88.80% rating followed by Brenda Peñaflorida Pangantihon from New Lucena Polytechnic College garnering 88.65%. Integrated Midwives Association of the Philippines was the lone school in the top performing schools list having 96.55% overall passing rate.

During Midwifery licensure exams on November 2018, 1,175 out of 2,478 (47.42%) examinees passed. Excelsia Rebeka Maree Lobete Basco from Immaculate Conception College in Albay ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 90.75% followed by Darlene Villanueva Mendoza from Brokenshire College- SOCKSARGEN, Inc. having 90.30%. None qualified in the top performing schools' list having 50 or more examinees passed and with at least 80% overall passing rate.

On April 2018, 846 out of 2,145 (39.44%) examinees passed. Dennis Michael Esteban Zequerra from Cotabato Medical Foundation College ranked first in the exams garnering 91.75% rating followed by Ethel Cubilan Valones from University of the Philippines School of Health and Sciences - Leyte having 90.95% and Jade Apple Alayon Jacinto also from the same school having 90.85%.  University of the Philippines School of Health and Sciences in Leyte was the lone school in the top performing schools' list having 90.80% overall passing rate.

During November 2017 exams, 1,444 out of 3,360 (42.98%) examinees passed. Paul Mark Paz Pilar from Ilocos Sur Community College ranked first garnering 88.80% rating followed by Joel Cadag Almoguerra from Masbate Colleges and Connie Jane Manlangit Convicto from Catanduanes State University - Virac, both having 88.65%.

On April 2017, 965 out of 2,194 (43.98%) examinees passed. Kathryn Avery Antonio Aldave from Catanduanes State University - Virac ranked first in the exams garnering 91.45% rating followed by Donna Mae Bragais Imperial from Bicol University - Tabaco having 90.80%. University of the Philippines School of Health and Sciences in Leyte ranked first in the top performing schools' list having 96.30% overall rating followed by Camarines Sur Polytechnic College - Nabua having 92.06%.

On November 2016 exams, 1,572 out of 3,085 (50.96%) examinees passed. Maribel Doroja Sabenia from Estenias Science Foundation School - Casiguran Sorsogon ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 90.10% followed by Jona Rose Carolino from Great Plebeian College having 89.30%. None qualified in the list of top performing schools.

On April 2016, 1,055 out of 2,145 (49.18%) passed the exams. Marilou Jumalon Montefalcon from Christ the King College - Ingoog City ranked first garnering 90.50% rating. She was followed by Mary Reciel Danice Sinforoso Bernarte from Bicol University - Tabaco having 90.00% and Deanna Corinne Enano Serrano from Bicol University - Legazpi having 89.60%. Camarines Sur Polytechnic College - Nabua was the only school in the top performing schools list having 92.19% passing rate.




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  1. When are we going to write our Midwifery examination for May 2020, as SANC have postponed them because of Covid19. We are so worried?

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