Professional Regulation Commission (PRC
- Manila) andBoard of Nursing (BoN) recently
announced Board Resolution No. 2009 - 17 series of 2009 which states the new
dress code for the examinees of the Nurses Licensure Examination (NLE).
This resolution specifies the
specific dress requirement for nursing graduates during board exams. It also
states that an examinee not dressed in the prescribed nurse uniform will be allowed to enter the testing rooms. The said resolution was created
with the aim to discipline the nurses and at the same time instill in
them a pride for the Nursing profession.
Listed below are the specific dress requirements for
nurses when taking the Nurses Licensure Examination.
Female: Clinical Uniform with white shoes
and white stockings but without nameplate, school insignia/ logo or pin.
Male: Clinical Uniform with white shoes
and white socks but without nameplate, school insignia/ logo or pin.
Clinical Scrub Suit
Repeaters: may wear clinical Scrub Suit
resolution will be strictly implemented and anyone who will not abide by the
rules will not be allowed to take the examination. Likewise their examination
fees will be forfeited. Even examinees who are not allowed entry but then later return
in proper uniform would still be denied the right to take an exam if he or she