Nursing license depends on NBI Investigation, We Will not think twice to revoke it - PRC
Amidst the celebration of almost 17,000 newly licensed nurses as the Professionals Regulation Commission released the long awaited June 2006 National Licensure Examination for Nurses, There are no reasons to celebrate at all.
According to the recent statement of the Professionals Regulation Commission, Results are not yet FINAL and once an examinee has been proven cheating, They will not think twice to revoke their license and bar the ex-professional from practicing the profession.
NBI has now the case as forwarded by the commission, And depending on the investigation of the NBI, there is a possiblity to null the examination if the investigating body concludes that the leakage is non quantifiable, opening the possibility for a re-examination.
29 out of 70 topnotchers are from R.A Gapuz review center.
" It just fairs in comparison to the previous June 2003 board exams where we got 45 spots " In a statement made by Ray Gapuz.
According to PNA President George Cordero, The review center boast an unbelievably high passing rate.
" If they have such 98% passing rate, then why is the passing rate in the Nursing Licensure exam 42%? Isn't it supposed to be higher? " In a statement made by Mr. George Cordero.
The topnotchers, from 1 to 10 including Gringo De Guzman, the topnotcher, who got 83.20% in the recent board examination was from R.A.Gapuz Review Center that has been recently drag into the leakage issue.
" The commission will not think twice to revoke their licenses if proven that they've cheated " According to the PRC.
Yesterday, the review center "ADMITTED" that they distributed the "LEAKAGE" But they claim that they never knew that it was the exact manuscript that will be asked in the board exams because it was just faxed by a student. The review center admitted that they haven't carefully checked the source and they only asked the reviewees if they are intrested to get a copy.