PRC Board of Midwifery Republic Act No. 7392

Professional Regulation Commission – Board of Midwifery Republic Act No. 7392

An act revising Republic Act No. 2644, as amended, otherwise known as the Philippine Midwifery Act

Eligibility of a Registered Nurse to sit for the Midwifery Board Exam

Section 19. Registration of Nurse-Midwife. Certification of registration may be issued to registered nurses who pass the examination for midwives:

Provided, That the nurse, 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, or by the proper municipal, city, or provincial health officer.

In summary, the only requirements that one needs to be able to sit for the Midwifery Board Exam are the following:

  • PRC License (RN)
  • Twenty (20) delivery cases


  • 5 sutures and 5 IV injections cases

Edited to add (13 October 2010)
Additional requirements for RNs according to angela (see her comment below):

Photocopy licenses and current certificate of training on midwifery practice (skills training) of your colleges who are midwives or nurse-midwives and attach to form of cases. The form should be certified with the chief of hospital and attach is the photocopy of his license.
Don’t forget your current CEDULA, 3 pieces passport size colored pics, white background with complete name tag and P600 for examination fee.

The next Midwifery Board Exam will be on November 13 and 14, 2010. Deadline for filing of application is on October 26, 2010.

PRC-BOM Republic Act No. 7392

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