This Certification applied to those Registered Nurses who are rigorously assessed for and found competent to provide general nursing care to patients in hospital, nursing home, or similar health care facility: Administer prescribed medications and treatments in accordance with approved nursing techniques. Performs physical examinations and preventive health measures within prescribed guidelines and instructions of physician
1. candidacy criteria
2. Application Process
4. PCCS Certification Test
Bachelor of Nursing (BSN)
Registration by Pakistan Nursing Council
One year paid job experience after getting PNC registration
A candidate is required to complete online “Pretest” assessment questionnaire within Five days after completing Application process.
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PCCS Certification Test:
PCCS certification will be administered as computer based online test at approved test centers. Candidate will be required to respond 120 MCQ type questions in two-hour time. Passing score required for the “PCC” 75%. Venue, Schedule, Login and Password will be emailed to each candidate seven days prior to the test date. Candidates will be required to bring original National ID card and exam slip with them coming to venue as a permission to appear in the CERTIFICATION exam.
Validity tenure of initial certification is five-year, renewable for next five years which require practice as prescribed in an approved Certification Scheme. A certified Registered Nurse will be required to complete minimum 160 Credit of CME / CPD as one hour CME is equal to one hour of face to face interaction, shall remain in Good Standing of national registration body and follow PCCS Code of Conduct to maintain “PCC” status. These are general requirements for recertification.
“Advanced Board of Nursing” Scheme of assessment is also in process to meet more complex challenges of future in the specialized areas. Hopefully, upon completion of one Certification tenure of “PCC” a Certified Registered Nurse will also find a pathway to become a Specialist through Advanced Board of Nursing as “Specialization”.
THIS PART IS APPLICABLE IN ONLY APPROVED TESTING CENTER
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