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Correlation study between teaching and learning activities and competency exam brought different effects on the nursing students enrolled in the college of nursing. In the field of education, research is the most concern among teachers in which in this changing society, education process is completed and in used this interest that led to changes in the new paradigm of education. The study aims to determine the correlation between the teaching learning activities and competency exam. Specifically, the study will clarify the relationship between the teaching learning activities and competency exam. Further, the study will determine the effectiveness of the different teaching learning activities used to facilitate learning of the student and to evaluate the knowledge learn through competency exam. The study utilized the descriptive method with quantitative approach. Results showed that the item that got the highest weighted mean was questioning. Student most likely agreed on questioning which either be in terms of quizzes or multiple choice when given into the examination. The item that got the lowest weighted mean was problem solving. Not all students in favour of problem solving because as interviewed they got difficulty in solution because they are nurses
not engineers. In relation to in effectiveness used to evaluate the knowledge learned through competency exam the result showed that the indicator that got the highest weighted mean are multiple choice question and demonstration of practical skills (return demonstration of nursing procedures). Nursing students are very much aware of multiple choices question and more expert on return demonstration of practical nursing skills. They love to do the nursing procedures because they really wanted the profession. For the item that got the lowest weighted mean result was the f problem to solve like intravenous and medicines calculation, calorie and community vital statistics computation. Nurses must solve a medicine and IV calculation but for them they are telling that they are weak in mathematics, but they are really trying their very best to solve all the solution correctly because they are dealing with the lives of patients. The result of the study in correlation to the effectiveness of the teaching learning activities and competency exam is significant.