Prometric Examination for Nurses in Saudi Arabia
Jul 17, 2012
Filipino nurses who want to work abroad often needs to prove their competence and skills by passing qualifying examinations such as Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS), National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX), Health Authority Abu Dhabi-Registered Nurses (HAAD-RN), etc. For nurses who want to work in
The Prometric for nurses is said to be in a lot of ways similar to the Nursing Licensure Examination (NLE).
xaminees are given two hours to finish 70 questions in multiple-choice formats. It is a computer-based test and the result of the examination is available immediately after the exam.
For nursing technicians, the passing rate is 45% while for nurse specialists it is 50%. The exam for nursing aides is comprised of the following parts:
Nursing Fundamentals: 28%
Medical – 23%
Surgical – 20%
Pediatric – 16%
Community – 13%
While the exam for nurse specialist is composed of:
Assessment – 10%
Nursing Problem – 6%
Planning – 20%
Implementation – 50%
Evaluation – 14%
To schedule a prometric exam one needs to go to Academic, Professional Licensure & Certification, Government, and Corporate.
Then choose the test provider, in this case the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties-KSA. For Nurses, the type of exam to select should either be Nurse Technician or Nurse Specialist.
the accredited testing center for Prometric exam is the Thomson Prometric located at
Online registration would only accept payment via major credit card companies such as MasterCard, Visa and America Express.
Taken from: NursingGuide.ph