Prometric Exam for Nurses in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Commission on Health Specialties (SCHS), also Saudi Council, is the regulative body for Prometric Exam for Nurses, and other healthcare professionals intending to work in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. SCHS is tasked with formulating proper standards and criteria for practicing and developing the health professions.prometric exam of nurses

The Saudi Licensing Examinations is called Prometric Exam because it is administered by Prometric, the leading global provider of comprehensive testing and assessment services. Starting August 1, 2006, passing score in Prometric Exam is a mandatory requirement by the Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia for the issuance of working visas of all medical professionals, health specialist and health-care providers, including nurses.

About Prometric Exam for Nurses

What is prometric test for nurses? Prometric exam is a 70-item multiple choice exam to be finished in 2 hours. Content of the exam for nurses includes:

Nurse Technician

  • Nursing Fundamentals – 28%prometric exam for nurses
  • Medical – 23%
  • Surgical – 20%
  • Pediatric – 16%
  • Community – 13%

Nurse Specialist

  • Assessment – 10%
  • Nursing Problem – 6%
  • Planning – 20%
  • Implementation – 50%
  • Evaluation – 14%

*Prometric passing rate for nurse technician is 45%, and for nurse specialist, 50% .
After the exam, your Score Report will be issued, indicating your score and whether you have passed or failed the exam.

Payment

If you are registering online or by phone, payment for Prometric exam can be made using
credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, America Express. Cash payment is not accepted. If you register through mail, you must send the payment with the relevant form and a cheque made payable to Prometric (in US dollars).
Payment for nurses exam varies depending on the following places of registration:

Country: Saudi Arabia
Exam fees : $ 80
*Application shall be submitted to SCHS for obtaining eligibility file No.

Asia
Exam fees : $ 90
*Registration and sitting for Exam online

Africa, Europe, North America and Middle East
Exam fees : $ 100
*Registration and sitting for Exam online

For more information on Prometric Exam for Nurses of Saudi Commission, please keep it here. I’ll post more about exam registration, scheduling, study guides, testing centers, etc. next time.

References and photo credits: www.scfhs.org.sa and www.prometric.com websites.

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