HAAD Exam Requirements

The first stage in getting HAAD registered is to figure out whether your qualification is up to the standard required by the Health Authority, this process is known as Professional Qualification Requirement (PQR) Assessment.

You can download the exact requirements for each profession and specialty here:

How do I register for HAAD?

In general, the requirements are different depending on what country you qualified from, but you need to make sure of the three points illustrated below.
HAAD Exam Requirements

Nurses HAAD Requirements 

  • If you have not practiced in the past two years you will need to undergo a period of supervision, if you havent practiced in the past 5 years you cannot apply.
  • For hospital positions you will need at least one year of relevant experience.
  • Fellowship in relevant professional body such as the Royal College of Nursing or PRC.
  • Batchelors degree or nursing diploma unless otherwise stated.
  • Master’s Degree is required for ADON position.
  • Basic Life Support Certificate is mandatory for all nursing positions.
  • Required experience is no longer limited to acute care hospitals, however, must be relevant to the area of practice.
  • You will also need to prove your experience based on the position level for which you are applying. 

Doctors HAAD Requirements 

  • If you have not practiced in the past two years you will need to undergo a period of supervision
  • Fellowship in relevant professional body
  • MD from a recognised university
  • Tier 1 years of experience required is 2 years.
  • You will also need to prove your experience based on the position level for which you are applying. 

Pharmacist HAAD Requirements 

  • If you have not practiced in the past two years you will need to undergo a period of supervision
  • BSc degree in Pharmacy from an accredited college of 
  • pharmacy (minimum), there is a preference for Pharm D Degree
  • Current National License
  • You will also need to prove your experience based on the position level for which you are applying. 
Last modified: Friday, 1 November 2013, 01:51 PM