The May 2022 Nursing Licensure Exam (NLE) results including the complete list of board passers, top 10 (topnotchers) and performance of schools are released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Board of Nursing in nine (9) working days after the last day of exams.
As announced, 6,616 out of 9,729 (68.00%) examinees successfully passed the exams. The result of examination with respect to one (1) examinee was withheld as per Board Resolution No. 04 dated June 10, 2022.
The NLE was conducted on May 29-30, 2022 in testing centers in NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga by the Board of Nursing headed by its Chairman, Elsie A. Tee and its members, Carmelita C. Divinagracia, Merle L. Salvani, Zenaida C. Gagno, Leah Primitiva S. Paquiz, Marylou B. Ong, Elizabeth C. Lagrito.
NLE 2022 Related Results
- NLE List of Passers: A-F | G-L | M-R | S-Z
- Top 10 Examinees: Nursing Board Exam Results May 2022
- Performance of Schools: Nurse Licensure Exam Results May 2022
List of Passers
Here are the May 2022 NLE results as announced by the Professional Regulation Commission:
Roll of Successful Examinees in the
NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on May 29-30, 2022
Released on June 10, 2022
Release of Results
According to PRC Resolution No. 1439 series of 2021 entitled “Schedule of the Licensure Exam for the Year 2022“, the NLE May 2022 results will be released on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
Meanwhile, Nurse board exam results May 2022 may also be out earlier or later than the target release date without prior notice.
We also advise everyone to bookmark this page and follow us at our social media channels for the freshest updates regarding the NLE results 2022.
Schedule of Registration
The schedule of online appointment for issuance of Professional ID and Certificate of Registration for the new Registered Nurses (RN’s) will be held on the following date(s).
|Date(s) of Registration: July 15, July 18-22 and July 25-28, 2022|
Initial registrants are advised to register online via PRC official website via https://online.prc.gov.ph/ and follow the steps in online registration. Here are the registration requirements:
- Notice of Admission/NOA (for identification purposes only)
- Duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
- Two (2) pieces of passport-sized ID photos in white background and with complete name tag
- Two (2) sets of documentary stamp
- One (1) piece short brown envelope
PRC added that successful examinees shall personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
Verification of Rating
The verification of ratings and test results for the Nurse licensure exams given by PRC Board of Nursing will be available online few working days after the posting of results.
Successful takers can refer to PRC official website and use the Verification Page to know their board examination passing rate.
As posted, a passer shall only provide the exam name, the date of examination, the application number, first name and last name and the birth-date.
The oath taking ceremony for the newly Licensed Nurses will be done online, now referred as the “e-oath”. The application system for the e-oath can be accessed online via PRC dedicated portal via https://online.prc.gov.ph/ and select “e-OATH” as transaction.
Inductees are required to print “OATH OF PROFESSIONAL” form that is downloadable at the PRC Online Services.
Coverage of Exams
The May 2022 Nursing licensure exam covered topics from community health nursing, care of healthy or at-risk mother and child and care of clients with physiologic and psychosocial alterations.
As per Board of Nursing, the tests draw basic knowledge, skills and attitudes in the major subject areas specifically in fundamentals of nursing including professional adjustments, maternal and child nursing, community health and communicable disease nursing, nursing of adolescents, adults and aged, and mental health and psychiatric nursing.
The examination also tests competencies in relation to the eleven (11) key areas of responsibility contained in the Competency Standards of Nursing Practice in the Philippines. Aforesaid key-areas are categorized as follows:
- Patient Care Competencies
- Safe and Quality Nursing Care
- Collaboration and Teamwork
- Health Education
- Empowering Competencies
- Legal Responsibilities
- Ethico-Moral-Spiritual Responsibilities
- Personal and Professional Development
- Enabling Competencies
- Management of Resources and Environment
- Records Management
- Enhancing Competencies
- Quality Improvement
Anatomy and Physiology, Pathophysiology, Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Nutrition and Diet Therapy and Parasitology and Microbiology are also integrated.
Nursing Licensure Exam (NLE) Schedule
Shown below is the schedule of the 2022 Nurse licensure exams:
|Date of Exam||Testing Locations||Start of Application||Deadline of Application|
|May 29-30, 2022||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga||March 1, 2022||April 29, 2022|
|November 12-13, 2022||NCR, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Koronadal, Legaspi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Rosales, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga||August 12, 2022||October 12, 2022|
Nursing Board Exam Results (Stats)
Nursing Licensure Exam or NLE is one of the PRC-regulated exam with the huge number of examinees.
In the latest Nurse board exam conducted on November 2021, 6,086 out of 11,828 (51.45%) examinees passed. Kiarra Belle Arante Poblador from Silliman University ranked first in the exams having a rating of 89.40% followed by Francine Beatriz Liao Cruz from Southville International School and Colleges and Natelie Joyce Mariano from Medici Di Makati College, Inc., both having 88.80%.
In the July 2021 NLE, 5,008 out of 7,746 examinees passed. Haydee Soriano Bacani from Philippines Women’s University Manila ranked first garnering a rating of 89.40%. Saint Louis University topped the performing schools’ list for having 100.00% overall passing rate.
During November 2019 board exams, 7,627 out of 13,816 (55.20%) examinees passed. Shaina Kei Cruiz from Davao Doctors College, Inc. ranked first in the exams garnering a rating of 80.60% followed by Ansherina Santiago Awatin from Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila having 89.00%. Three (3) schools shared the top spot in the list of top performing schools garnering 100% passing rate. They were University of Santo Tomas, Saint Louis University and De La Salle Med. & Health Sciences Institute.
Here is the summary of results in previous years:
|Month of Exam||No. of Examinees||No. of Passers||Passing Rate (%)|
For those who want to clarify something, PRC advised to email them through the Licensure Exam Division at below contacts:
To receive fast and reliable news and announcements regarding the Nurse Licensure Exam NLE for 2022, we advise our readers to visit PRC official website.
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