The University of Makati got a perfect passing rate for its first-takers in the Nurse Licensure Examination held on June 3 and 4 when all 18 first-time examinees from the university passed.
“I would like to commend UMak for obtaining a 100 percent passing rate for its first-time examinees in the recent nursing board exam. Thank you for providing Makatizens with excellent education,” Makati City Mayor Abigail Binay said.
Binay noted that the overall passing rate of 75 percent obtained by UMak in the examination was remarkable, considering the national passing rate was 43.82 percent, with 4,326 passers out of 9,873 examinees.
“To our successful examinees, my warmest congratulations to all of you! You are the pride of your Alma Mater and of Makati. May you inspire young Makatizens to excel in their studies and serve the people with utmost dedication through your profession,” she said.
Based on the Professional Regulation Commission official results released on June 19, UMak has a total of 21 successful examinees out of 28 takers.
According to UMak Center of Nursing director Anthony John Domingo, the university’s successful examinees are Claire Safran Aguas, Joshua Arman Albes, Erica Mae Anos, Remilyn Rose Asuncion, Ruth Balaoy, Loren Joyce Cruz, Ana Cris De Jesus, Charlene Gonzales, Angela Mae Llagas, Shirlyn Mae Llagas, and Royce Lorenzo.
Completing the list of successful examinees are Riza Lumbre, Ma. Rovi Michelle Montemayor, Kristine Beatriz Nasis, Samantha Susan Nulud, Amanda Paula Palma, Sean Kamiel Sia, Anzel Rose Taquiqui, Sheana Camille Templo, Debbie Terrado, and Maria Ciarra Trovela.
The recently held Nurse Licensure Exam has been chaired by Carmelita Divina Gracia, administered in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga.
Last April, UMak produced 23 graduates from its Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.
In November 2017, the university produced four newly registered nurses. On the other hand, the first two batches of its Pharmacy graduates both posted 100 percent passing rate in the licensure examinations done in 2017 and 2016.
At present, UMak College of Allied Health Studies offers bachelor’s degrees in Nursing, Radiologic Technology, Pharmacy with Pharmaceutical Marketing, and Complementary and Alternative Medicine. It also offers master’s degrees in Nursing, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, and doctorate in Pharmacy.
Meanwhile, starting July 2 until July 11, successful examinees shall register online for the issuance of their Professional Identification Card and Certificate of Registration. In addition to this, they shall personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.