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78,574 to take nursing board exam in June

First Posted 12:55:00 05/21/2009

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MANILA, Philippines?A total of 78,574 nursing graduates are scheduled to take the board exam on June 6 and 7, Board of Nursing member Dean Marco Sto. Tomas told INQUIRER.net Thursday.

He said that as part of their procedure to safeguard the integrity of the exams, board members will go on quarantine from May 27 to June 8.

According to Sto. Tomas, Manila has the biggest number of examinees at 42,338, followed by Baguio at 11,336, then Cebu at 6,948.

The rest of nursing board examinees are spread out to Davao, which has 4,069 examinees, Legaspi with 2,978, Lucena with 2,517, Cagayan De Oro with 2,313, Iloilo with 2,158, Tuguegarao with 1,314, Zamboanga with 1,375, Pagadian with 635, Tacloban with 458, and Jolo with 134.

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