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Monday, June 21, 2010
Nursing Board Review: Community Health Nursing Practice Test
1. He defined public health as the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life, promoting health and efficiency through organized community effort.
2. The different clients of the community health nurse include the following:
a. 1 and 2 only
b. 1, 3, 4 only
c. 1, 2, 4 only
d. 1, 2, 3, 4
3. According to
Maslow’s hierarchy of needs
, developing one’s potential is included in which of the following:
b. Safety and Security
c. Love and Belonging
occurrence of a disease means:
a. The intermittent occurrence of a few isolated and unrelated cases in a given locality.
b. The simultaneous occurrence of epidemic of the same disease in several countries.
c. The unusually large number of cases in a relatively short period of time.
d. The continuous occurrence throughout a period of time of the usual number of cases in a given locality.
5. Mrs. Panganiban’s 6 year old son is entering school for the first time. Mrs. Panganiban has a:
a. Stress point
b. Foreseeable crisis
c. Health deficit
d. Health threat
6. Operation Timbang is in which level of prevention of health problem?
7. A 3 year old boy was classified to have severe pneumonia or very severe disease. The following symptoms are present, except:
b. Chest indrawing
d. Fast breathing
8. Severe dehydration is classified when TWO of the following signs are present, except:
a. Drinks eagerly, thirsty
b. Sunken eyes
c. Skin pinch goes back very slowly
d. Abnormally sleepy or difficult to awaken
9. Which of the following is an advantage of a home visit?
a. It allows the nurse to provide
to a greater number of people.
b. It allows sharing of experiences among people with similar health problems.
c. It provides an opportunity to do first hand appraisal of the home situation.
d. It develops a family’s imitative in providing for health needs of its members.
a. R.A 8980
b. R.A 7610
c. R.A 7305
d. R.A 9288
11. In the conduct of a census, the method of population assignment based on the usual place of residence of the people is termed:
a. De jure
b. De facto
c. De locus
d. De novo
12. A 5 year old child has given Retinol capsule every 6 months to prevent xerophthalmia. What is the dose given to preschoolers?
a. 15,000 IU
b. 20,000 IU
c. 50,000 IU
d. 100,000 IU
13. In the Philippines, which condition is the most
frequent cause of death
b. Intestinal perforation
of public health will include the following except:
a. Disease control
b. Health protection
c. Health public policy
d. None of the above
15. Which element of FOURmula one aims to ensure quality and affordability of health services?
a. Health financing
b. Health regulation
c. Health service delivery
16. When is
Rabies awareness month
17. Pillars of
primary health care
include all of the following, except:
Active community participation
b. Provision of medical care and emergency treatment
c. Support mechanism made available
d. Use of appropriate technology
18. A very important part of the community health nursing planning process includes:
of structures and qualifications of
health care team
b. The application of professional judgment in estimating importance of facts to family and community.
c. Carrying out nursing procedures as per plan of action.
d. Coordination with other sectors in relation to health concerns.
19. Mrs. Larazabal brought her
2 month old baby
to the health center for immunization. On assessment, the infant’s temperature registered 38 degrees C. Which is the best action that you will take?
a. Give paracetamol and wait for his fever to subside.
b. Refer the infant to the physician for further evaluation.
c. Proceed with the infant’s immunization.
d. Tell the mother to bring her baby back at the health center when her baby is feeling well.
is given for fever, headache and cough?
b. Tsaang gubat
is best described as:
a. Compares the number of economically dependent with the economically productive group in population.
b. Graphical representation of the age-sex composition of the population.
c. Compares the number of males to the number of females in the population.
d. Illustrates the proportion of the people living in urban compared to the rural areas.
22. Type of water supply facility composed of a system with a piped distribution network and household taps.
a. Level I
b. Level II
c. Level III
d. Level IV
23. Which of the following is not a principle of community organizing?
a. Principle of Leadership
b. Principle of Evaluation
c. Principle of Structure
d. Principle of Attainment
24. Which method of family panning cannot be immediately used by a breastfeeding mother?
c. Combined OCP
25. If there were 250 deaths and 36,114
registered in Region III, with a total population of 200,000, the fetal death rate would be?
a. 6.9 per 1000 live births
b. 7.8 per 1000 live births
c. 0.16 per 1000 live births
d. 0.0014 per 1000 live births
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