Nursing Council Signs Computer-Based Testing Delivery Agreement with Pearson VUE

تم نشره في Sun 13 November / Nov 2016. 01:00 AM - آخر تعديل في Tue 15 November / Nov 2016. 12:01 PM

AMMAN — The Jordanian Nursing Council signed an agreement in Amman on Sunday with computer-based testing global leader Pearson VUE under Her Royal Highness Princess Muna Al Hussein as president of the council to deliver a range of exams.

The new multi-year partnership means that Pearson VUE will transform the 11 nursing specialist and 11 advanced nursing specialist exams from pen-and-paper to computer-based exams.

Prof Muntaha Gharaibeh,Secretary General of the Jordanian Nursing Council said: "We selected Pearson VUE to deliver our exams due to high levels of quality ,confidentiality and credibility, JNC specialty exams adhered to national framework of competencies and are prepared by Jordanian panel of experts in various areas of nursing specialties . JNC test centre follows a similar process of standardised test centre of PEARSON VUE worldwide to provide a smooth and positive candidate experience and keeps the exam secure. The first candidates will have their exams in JNC test centre at the beginning of 2017. PEARSON VUE provides the potential for us to expand our programme to deliver more nursing examinations.

Kaied Shawish, business development director at Pearson VUE, said: "I am delighted that through this new partnership we will be able to improve the lives and careers of nursing professionals throughout Jordan. Computer-based testing allows candidates to schedule their exams online at a convenient time and date, providing high levels of convenience."