KAREN Lim Cheng of the Xavier University-Ateneo de Cagayan placed eight in the November 2009 Nurse Licensure Examination.

Cheng shares the spot with Joanna Marie Alvaro of the Central Philippine University.

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Cheng is among the 94,462 nursing graduates who took the November, 2009 licensure examination, of whom only 37, 527 passed.

The examination was given by the Board of Nursing last November 2009 in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Butuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Iloilo, La Union, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Sulu, Tacloban, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga.

The oath-taking ceremony of the successful examinees in the said examination in Manila as well as the previous ones who have not taken their Oath of Professional will be held before the Board on Monday and Tuesday, March 8 and 9, 2010, with morning (8 a.m.) and afternoon (1 p.m.) sessions at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City.

All must come in their white gala uniform, nurse’s cap, white duty shoes, without earrings, hair not touching the collar and without corsage, the PRC said. (DVA)