Ward Class

An Online Resource Site For Student Nurses


Ward Class is an online resource for student nurses. Created with the aim of helping student nurses cope with the demands of nursing school and clinicals, it offers free downloads, notes, sample NCPs, sample drug studies, study aids, news and updates, and practical tips to its users.

Site Announcement

The December 2012 PRC Nursing Board Exam Result is already available here at Ward Class and at Pinoy R.N.

Filing of Applications for July 2011 Nurse Licensure Examination

Those who intend to take the July 2011 Nurse Licensure Examination are advised that the filing of applications is open until the following dates: 

  • April 15, 2011 for Repeaters 
  • May 13, 2011 for First-timers

According to the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC), applicants for the July 2011 Nurse Licensure Examination are required to submit the following documents:
  • Duly accomplished Nurses’ Application Form (NAF);
  • NSO issued Certificate of Live Birth;
  • NSO issued Certificate of Marriage (for married women);
  • Transcript of Record with scanned picture and remarks: “For Board Examinations Purposes”;
  • Record of OR-DR Cases (for 1st timers only);
  • Summary of Related Learning Experience – (for 1st timers only);
  • Four (4) pieces passport size (1 ½ x 1 ½) colored picture with complete name tag in white background;
  • Community Tax Certificate;
  • Examination Fee of P900.00;
  • One (1) window mailing envelope; and
  • Valid Identification Card.

Applications can be filed at PRC Manila, PRC Regional Offices and its satellite offices. Campus processing of applications will also be available in selected schools, with venues and schedules to be announced later.

Applicants are also advised that the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) has declared that there will be no extension of the deadline for the filing of applications for the July 2011 Nurse Licensure Examination and that only those with complete set of required documents will be accommodated.

For updates on the July 2011 Nursing Board Exam and the December 2010 Nursing Board Exam Results, visit Ward Class and Pinoy R.N.

10,000 Nurses to be Hired by DOH and DOLE

Good news, nurses!

The Department of Health recently launched the Registered Nurses for Health Enhancement and Local Service Program (RN HEALS) and is currently needing 10,000 registered nurses to be deployed to different communities in the country.  

The recruitment process of qualified nurses for the RN HEALS program will be handled by the Department of Labor and Employment and its regional offices.  Nurses who pass the initial selection process will be required to undergo training to orient them to the roles and functions required by the program.

If chosen to participate in the RN HEALS Program of the Department of Health, a nurse will be receiving a monthly allowance of P8000. He or she will also be entitled to  Philhealth and Government Service Insurance System group insurance.  Other allowances from the Local Government Unit where the nurse will be assigned is also expected.

Nurses who wish to participate in the RN HEALS program may apply at the DOLE website. To read a similar article on the RN HEALS Program, click here.

Japanese Nursing Licensure Examination to be Translated To English

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) recently announced that the Japan Licensure Examination for nurses will be translated to English increasing the chances of Filipino nurses to pass the said foreign exam.

The Japanese nursing licensure examination, administered in Niponggo, is given every February. Last year, it was reported that a lone examinee passed the licensure examination.

On a side note, the Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has been receiving applications for the 3rd batch of qualified  nurses to be deployed to Japan.  The deadline for the submission of requirements for  the 3rd batch of applicants was Jan. 6, 2011.

Those who are interested in working in Japan as nurses are caregivers are advised to register online through the POEA e-registration system at www.poea.gov.ph.