by: Flor Jackson
NAVAL, Biliran – The Naval State University (NSU) landed 2nd place in the schools overall performance rating in region 8 in Eastern Visayas in the July, 2011 Nursing Licensure Examination.
This was learned by the Philippine Information Agency (PIA), Biliran Provincial Information Center in an interview recently with Dr. Edita S. Genson, NSU President.
According to Dr. Genson, among the 17 schools in Eastern Visayas that offered nursing courses and whose graduates took the nursing board examinations in July this year, NSU got a regional passing percentage of 75% placing the university 2nd to UP School of Health Sciences in Palo, Leyte which got the 1st place with a regional passing percentage of 93.33% in the exams which was released by the Professional Regulations Commission (PRC) on August 19, 2011.
She said, 3rd place went to St. Scholastica’s College of Health Sciences in Tacloban City with 70.97%; 4th place – West Leyte College – College of Nursing in Tacloban City with 58.73%; 5th place, Remedios Trinidad Romuladez Foundation, Incorporated in Tacloban City with 56.25% and 6th place was the University of Eastern Philippines (UEP) in Catarman, Northern Samar with 52.38%.
“Out of the four nursing graduates of NSU who took the 2011 Nurses Licensure Examinations in July this year, three of them successfully hurdled the exams,” she said.
The NSU successful nursing board examinees are Reynaldo M. Impas, Jr; Riaselle M. Lee and Carlito L. Mondelo.
NSU’s national passing percentage was 48 per cent. (FEJ/PIA 8 Biliran)