The Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) announced
that 37, 527 passed the Nursing Licensure Examination (NLE) on November 2009.
This number represents a 39.72% passing rate meaning less than half of the 94,
462 nursing graduates who took the exam passed.
The nurse who got the highest rating out of this batch
of new registered nurses comes from the province of Iligan.
She is Ms. Clarie Morales Bontol of Iligan Medical Center College Inc. Her 87.80
percent score made her the topnotcher. It was close with the scores of the top
2 and 3 which are Bryan Noel Cueto Asis of Lyceum of Batangas who got an 87.60
rating and Dickson Araza Laude of St. Scholastica's College of Health Scienceswith an 87.00 rating.
The rest of the examinees who made it to the top 10 lists
are the following: 4. Sarah Beth Zapanta Bendoy of First Asia Institute of Technology &
Humanities (86.60) and Cyrel Alexandra Infistan Diolazo of Arellano University-Manila
5. Cliff Richard De Dios Bermudez of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (86.40),
Katrina Isabel Villa Doromal of Saint Paul University-Iloilo (86.40), and Rio
Michelle Yap Renomeron of San Pedro College-Davao City (86.40);
6. Greatsky Calayag Castuciano of Our Lady of Fatima University-Valenzuela
(86.20), Jobilee Sahagun Foronda of De Los Santos-STI College, Inc-(Delos
Santos S.N.) (86.20), Donald Bancud Paloma of Saint Paul University-Tuguegarao
(86.20), and Karla Andrea Corneja Yap of University of Saint LaSalle (86.20);
Chastine Dela Cruz Jambalos of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (86.00), Felina
Joyce Llamado Posadas of Saint Paul University-Iloilo (86.00), Perla Bargo
Santiago of Saint Dominic Savio College (86.00), Camille Abiera Sistoso of
Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (86.00), and Dennis Michael Esteban Zequerra
of Cotabato Medical Foundation College (86.00)
8. Joanna Marie Sajise Alvaro of Central Philippine University (85.80), Karen
Lim Cheng of Xavier University (85.80), Krizzia Mae Villareal de Guzman of Our
Lady of Fatima University-Valenzuela (85.80), Richard William Dulalas Domondon
of Ramon Magsaysay Technological University-Iba (85.80), Angelo Garcia Galvan
of Central Luzon Doctor's Hospital Educational Institution (85.80), Lilia Calle
Piramide of Saint Dominic Savio College (85.80), Robert Carandang Reña of
Lyceum of Batangas (85.80), Vyklyn Jimeno Testa of Aklan State University (Aklan
S.C.A.)-Banga (85.80), and Cornelio Cezail Flores Villanueva of MabiniCollege(85.80);
9. Sheila Perico Casano of Our Lady of Fatima University-Valenzuela (85.60),
Krystle Go Din of Saint Paul University-Iloilo (85.60), John Stephen Tiongson
Humiwat of Saint Mary's University (85.60), Woodrose Charm Paciente Kwan of Dr.
Carlos S. Lanting College-Q.C. (85.60), Nerissa Naval Layag of Saint Dominic
Savio College (85.60), Kristin Angeli Pastor Legislador of University of Saint
La Salle (85.60), Myrtle Shekinah Cabuyao Lopez of Southern Luzon Polytechnic
College-Lucban (85.60), Suzanne Joie Napod Maño of Adventist University of the
Philippines (85.60), Manelee Pescadilla Mijares of University of Saint La Salle
(85.60), Juan Alfred Germino Norte of Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila (85.60),
and Garlene Anne Estanislao Rebollos of Sultan Kudarat Educational Institution
10. Joanna Iris Lee Avena of Saint Paul University-Iloilo (85.40), Erwin Garces
Bodiongan of Misamis University-Ozamis City (85.40), Steve Oliver Yap Coo of
Central Philippine University (85.40), Stephen Albert Lim De Castro of Southern
Luzon Polytechnic College-Lucban (85.40), Princess Camille Rodriguez De Guzman
of Pamantasan ng Lungsod Ng Maynila (85.40), Felamie Anne Vigo Ducotan of Saint
Paul University-Iloilo (85.40), Mary Kristine Teraza Labanta of St.
Scholastica's College of Health Sciences-Tacloban (85.40), Giselle Dawn Vijar
Mamaril of West Visayas State University-La Paz (85.40), Samuel John Sayoc
Saludez of Saint Paul University-Tuguegarao (85.40), Angelo John Villasana
Tacuban of West Negros College (85.40), and Maria Cecilia Cervantes Tejedor of
Saint Dominic Savio College (85.40)
The oath-taking ceremony for the new registered nurses and for previous passers
who have not taken their Oath of Professional will take place on March 8 and 9,
2010, with morning (8 a.m.) and afternoon (1 p.m.) sessions at the SMXConvention Center,
SM Mall of Asia, PasayCity.
The PRC said that attendees are required to come in their white gala uniform,
nurse's cap, white duty shoes, without earrings, hair not touching the collar
and without corsage.