The Professional Regulatory Commission (PRC) formally announced on Monday, September 14, the postponement of its annual licensure examination for aspiring professionals in the country in line with the COVID-19 pandemic and the arising number of its cases in the country.
PRC published a resolution endorsing the postponement of the scheduled licensure examinations for aspiring architects, midwives, civil and aeronautical engineers, geologists, nurses, criminologists, dental hygienist, dental technologists, and dentists both written and practical, radiologic technologists, x-ray technologists and pharmacist for this year and resetting thereof in 2021.
Under the resolution, all small, medium, and large scale licensure examinations in the following field would be rescheduled into next year as part of PRC’s adherence in the Presidential Proclamation declaring the Philippines under a State of Public Health Emergency and State of Calamity as pronounced by President Rodrigo Duterte’s order.
The following postponements were seconded by professional stakeholders, academe, sectors, and boards to curtail the spread of the COVID19 virus and ensure health and safety of all concerned.
The commission will also prepare necessary coordination to all its regional offices including information and dissemination on the resumption of the licensure examinations next year.
The resolution was signed by Teofilo Pilando Jr., PRC Chairman as well as Yolanda Reyes and Jose Cueto Jr., both Commissioner.