Monday, November 28, 2011


HAAD or Health Authority-Abu Dhabi is the regulative body for all Healthcare profession, including nursing, in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
HAAD also shapes the regulatory framework for the health system, inspects against regulations, enforce standards, and encourages adoption of world – class best practices and performance targets by all healthcare service providers in the Emirate.

Basic requirements for Licensure:

  • Graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • Registered Nurse (RN) in your country
  • Two Years of working experience in Medical-Surgical setting (Training and volunteer experience not accepted).
  • Passing of Haad Exam for Nurses
*For complete set of requirements and qualifications, here.
If you think you are qualified for HAAD Licensure, you can take HAAD exam anytime thru Pearsonvue Testing Centers around the world. If you’re a Filipino nurse, the you can take it in Pearson Testing Center in Trident Tower, Makati.


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    1. hi im currently working in uae and im interested to take haad exam again coz i failed before, can u help me to join ur review sessions.

  2. can i have a haad-rn license if i have 1 year hospital (ER) experience and 1year Rural Health Unit or Municipal Health Centers? thank you!

  3. i finished my gnm 3 1/2 years and having 2 years experience ,i should for haad RN or PN?