The Professional Regulation Commission announced yesterday, June 30, 2017 that Professional Registered Nurses are exempted until December 31, 2017 in the compliance with Continuing Professional Development (CPD) required for renewal of Professional Identification Cards.
Compliance to CPD units for nurses will officially start on January 1, 2018 per Resolution No. 10, s.2017 of the Board for Nursing.
The total Required No. of CPD units for nurses is 45 which should be accumulated for the whole duration of 3 years.
First year – 15 units
Second year – 15 units
Third year – 15 units
Earlier this year, PRC IDs with 2018 expiry date can still be renewed a year ahead of the expiration date however, PRC now follows the new system of renewal. To know how to renew prc license online for nurses, click here!
Professionals renewing their professional ID cards must provide the original and photocopy of certificates of credit units earned. For detailed requirements, click HERE.