PRC Chair Says No Glaring Leakage in Nursing Exam

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PRC Chair Says No Glaring Leakage in Nursing Exam


Byline: KATHLEEN ANNE H. JOHNSON

The controversy hounding the nursing board exams continues with Philippine Regulation Commission (PRC) chairperson Leonor T. Rosero declaring that there was "no glaring leakage" in the June 11 nursing licensure examination.

In a press forum at the Ambassador Hotel in Manila yesterday, Rosero said that while there were certain questions from Tests III and V that leaked, the PRC removed 25 items from Test III and reduced the rate in Test V from 100 percent to 10 percent which could have been covered by the "leakage" so that those who cheated would not benefit from it.

She said that the PRC did not actually void Test V in question, but only toned down some scores and eliminated some questions.

The claim was supported by Board of Nursing chairperson Eufemia Octaviano who also gave the same view as Rosero's on the leakage issue at the forum.

However, members of the Faculty Association of University of Santo Tomas College of Nursing said that in a resolution dated July 12, 2006, the PRC invalidated and excluded the 25 questions which were allegedly leaked from the test questions prepared by Virginia Mandeja, in Test III or the Nursing Practice III from the correction and computation of the scores of the examinees and nullified the results of the examination in Test V or The Nursing Practice V. …

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