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NEW GUIDELINES FOR REGISTERED NURSES WHO WISH TO APPLY FOR MIDWIVES¶ LICENSURE EXAMINATION SCHEDULED ON APRIL 27 & 28, 2011
1 BASIC REQUIREMENTS: 1.1 Original and photocopy of Transcript of Records with date of graduation, S.O. number, scanned picture & with remarks: ³for board examination purposes only´. CHED recognition Certificate for all new Schools/Programs; 1.2 Original & photocopy of birth certificate from NSO (SECPA). A photocopy of birth certificate from Local Civil Registrar is required if the NSO copy is not clear; 1.3 For married female applicants- original & photocopy of marriage certificate from NSO (SECPA). A photocopy of marriage certificate from the Local Civil Registrar is required if the NSO copy is not legible; 1.4 Three ( 3 ) copies of colored identical passport-size picture in white background and complete nametag; 1.5 Current CEDULA (CY2011); 1.6 Examination fee ± P 600.00; 1.7 Documentary stamps; 1.8 PRC window envelope with stamp ( for Baguio examinees only ) 2 ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS: 2.1 Photocopies of valid Certificate of Registration (COR) and current Professional Identification Card (PIC) as a duly Registered Nurse (RN); 2.2. Accomplished Forms: a) Form No. 106 - twenty (20) Records of Actual Deliveries Handled b) Form No. 107 ± five (5) Records of Actual Suturing of Perineal Lacerations c) Form No. 107-A ± five (5) Records of Actual Intravenous Insertions Duly signed by the Registered Midwives (RM) who directly supervised the case requirements, and duly certified by any of the following officers/officials: 2.2.1. Municipal/City Provincial Health Officer (rural health unit, birthing, lying-in clinic, home delivery) and 2.2.2. Chief/Director of Hospital (hospital cases); 2.3. Certification of Consent/Approval, indicating that he/she had secured the consent/approval of the Director/Chief of Hospital or the Municipal Health Officer prior to his/her exposure to the concerned health facility.
3. Deadline of filing is on April 7. or graduates under the old Midwifery curriculum. delivery. as the case maybe. This program can be obtained from accredited institutions/agencies such as the following: 3. and 3. and newborn care. Actually handled cases shall not be more than one case a day to allow adequate time for the monitoring of labor. o 1996 graduates with record of five (5) sutures and five (5) intravenous injections. Association of Philippine Schools of Midwifery.2. The Training Program prior to its adoption and implementation shall be approved by the CPE Council for Midwifery.2. Integrated Midwives Association of the Philippines.2. . provision of postpartum care.5.3 ACTUAL HANDLING OF THE TWENTY-DELIVERY CASES/ REPAIR OF OBSTETRIC PERINEAL LACERATIONS/ INTRAVENOUS FLUID INSERTIONS: 3. 3.3 Other Institutions/agencies currently approved/accredited CPE Providers by the CPE Council for Midwives created and supervised by the Professional Regulatory Board of Midwifery subject to approval by the Professional Regulation Commission. The procedures submitted shall be actually handled by the applicant after his/her registration as a Nurse. Photocopy of Professional Identification Card (PIC).A. Provincial/City/Municipal Health officer.2.5. 3. How to apply for the exam: Educational Qualification / Training / Experience: y Graduate Midwife o Record of twenty (20) deliveries actually handled signed by Principal or Dean and duly notarized.3. and 3. Photocopy of Employee¶s ID.1. Photocopy of Employee¶s ID. 7392. (IMAP) 3.1. Photocopy of Professional Identification Card (PIC) Filing of application for the April 27-28.2.4. 2011. Inc. 3. No. Inc. The Registered Midwife (RM) who supervised the procedures shall provide the following information: 3.5. 2011. For midwives registered before 1996. 2011 LICENSURE EXAMINATION FOR MIDWIVES will start on March 7. shall provide the following: 3.3.1. (APSOM) 3. The Certifying Officer who is any of the Hospital Chief of Director.1.2. The actual procedures shall be supervised by a Registered Midwife (RM) who has been trained on the expanded functions as provided for under R.2. a copy of the Certificate of Training on the expanded functions shall be submitted.3.
. establish to the satisfaction to the Board that he/she: (a) is in good health and of good moral character. The school shall have at least fifty (50) maternity beds and affiliated with an accredited hospital duly accredited by an authorized government agency or instrumentality. Nutrition. j. Primary health care. i. at the time of filing of his/ her application therefor.y REGISTERED NURSE o PRC ID Card / TOR Record of twenty (20) deliveries actually handled with record of five (5) sutures and five (5) intravenous injections signed by Hospital Director or Municipal Health Officer and duly notarized. Culture and Sports (DECS). Qualification of Faculty. (b) Proof of competence in the field of specialization assigned to him. k. Domiciliary midwifery. Scope of Examination.The faculty shall have academic preparation appropriate to teaching assignment.In order to be admitted to the midwifery examination. the student has personally attended at least a total of twenty (20) deliveries in the hospital and in its domiciliary services.To be recognized as a duly accredited and legally constituted institution for midwifery training as provided in this Act. Culture and Sports (DECS) or other authorized government agencies that the student has completed the course in midwifery as prescribed by the DECS or other duly authorized government agencies. Obstetrical anatomy and physiology. as follows: (a) At least a bachelorÕs degree holder or doctor of Medicine (M. a school of midwifery shall have a permit from the Department of Education. Community hygiene and first aid. c. and that during the training.). Before allowing a student to graduate. Principles of bacteriology as applied to midwifery practice. That a registered midwife may be allowed to follow-up student midwives in the community ward provided she has at least two (2) years of experience in the area of assignment and has undergone training in the supervision of students. The school shall have a minimum ratio of one (1) clinical instructor to twelve (12) students in the hospital and in the community. l. f. . m. Obstetrics. and (b) is a graduate of midwifery in a government recognized and duly accredited institution. an applicant shall.The scope of examination for the practice of midwifery shall consist of the ff: a. g. Infant care and feeding. h. Professional Growth and Development. the school shall satisfactory show to the Department of Education. At the time of the issuance of a certificate of registration. Prerequisite and Qualifications of Applicants for Examination. Midwifery procedures. . d. and (c) A registered nurse or registered midwife in the Philippines with at least one (1) year of satisfactory teaching experience or one (1) year of efficient performance in maternity ward/ community: Provided.D. Ethics of midwifery practice. and Other subjects which the Board may deem necessary for addition or inclusion from time to time. b. Family planning. the applicant shall be a citizen of the Philippines and at least eighteen (18) years of age. . e. Schools of Midwifery. .
or for unprofessional conduct. nor to emergency cases. and to any person guilty of immoral or dishonorable conduct. intra-natal and post-natal care of the normal pregnant mother. or offering to perform or render. including nutrition and family planning. . That this provisions shall not apply to students in midwifery schools who perform midwifery services under the supervision of their instructors.Certification of registration may be issued to registered nurses who pass the examination for midwives: Provided. labor and puerperium management of normal deliveries. . . in giving immunization.The Board shall have the power to revoke or suspend the validity of a certificate of registration of a midwife for any of the causes mentioned in the preceding section. including oral and parenteral dispensing of oxytoxic drug after delivery of placenta. appeal may be taken to the Professional Regulation Commission which decision shall be final. suturing perineal lacerations to control bleeding. health education of the patient. . From the decision of the Board. city. That the nurse. Refusal to Issue Certificate of Registration. or by the proper municipal. services requiring an understanding of the principles and application of procedures and techniques in the supervision and care of women during pregnancy. Registration of Nurse-Midwife. however.To be qualified as having passed the board examination for midwives.The practice of midwifery consist in performing or rendering. before being allowed to take examination show evidence to the Board of having actually handled twenty (20) delivery cases as certified to by the director or chief of a duly registered or recognized hospital. deceit or false statements to obtain a certificate of registration. assisting or performing abortion in the practice of midwifery or for making use of fraud. . .The Board shall refuse to issue a certificate of registration to any person convicted by a court of competent jurisdiction of any criminal offense involving moral turpitude. and may inject Vitamin K to the newborn: Provided.Ratings in the Board Examination. which statement shall be incorporated in the records of the Board. Practice of Midwifery Defined. or provincial health officer. Revocation and Suspension of Certificates. to give intravenous fluid during obstetrical emergencies provided they have been trained for that purpose. for a fee. incompetence or serious ignorance or negligence. salary. family and community. malpractice. including the performance of internal examination during labor except when patient is with antenatal bleeding. in carrying out the written order of physicians with regard to antenatal. a candidate must obtain a general rating of seventyfive percent (75%) in the written test with no grade lower than fifty percent (50%) in any subject. or other reward or compensation. The Board shall give the applicant a written statement setting forth the reason or reasons for its action. primary health care services in the community.
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