Nursing is the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations.

117 Pinoys take nurse, midwife licensure exams in Hong Kong

12/18/2009 GMA News  At least 117 Filipinos based in Hong Kong benefited from the Philippine Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)’s first licensure examinations for nurses and midwives there.

The PRC held the examination at the Bayanihan Center in Kennedytown in Hong Kong from December 12 to 13, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

“Of this number, 90 took the nurses exams while 27 took the midwifery exams," the DFA said on its website. 

The Nurses Examinations covered the following subjects: Nursing Practice I: Foundation of Nursing and Professional Nursing Practice; Nursing Practice II: Community Health Nursing and Care of the Mother and Child; and Nursing Practice III-V: Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations.

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