PNLE: Community Health Nursing Part 2 (Practice Mode)- Rnpedia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In which step are plans formulated for solving community problems? 
    • A. 

      Mobilization

    • B. 

      Community organization

    • C. 

      Follow-up/extension

    • D. 

      Core group formation

  • 2. 
    The public health nurse takes an active role in community participation. What is the primary goal of community organizing? 
    • A. 

      To educate the people regarding community health problems

    • B. 

      To mobilize the people to resolve community health problems

    • C. 

      To maximize the community’s resources in dealing with health problems

    • D. 

      To maximize the community’s resources in dealing with health problems

  • 3. 
    An indicator of success in community organizing is when people are able to 
    • A. 

      Participate in community activities for the solution of a community problem

    • B. 

      Implement activities for the solution of the community problem

    • C. 

      Plan activities for the solution of the community problem

    • D. 

      Identify the health problem as a common concern

  • 4. 
    Tertiary prevention is needed in which stage of the natural history of disease? 
    • A. 

      Pre-pathogenesis

    • B. 

      Pathogenesis

    • C. 

      Prodromal

    • D. 

      Terminal

  • 5. 
    Isolation of a child with measles belongs to what level of prevention? 
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Intermediate

    • D. 

      Tertiary

  • 6. 
    On the other hand, Operation Timbang is _____ prevention.   
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Intermediate

    • D. 

      Tertiary

  • 7. 
    Which type of family-nurse contact will provide you with the best opportunity to observe family dynamics?  A.  B.  C.  D. 
    • A. 

      Clinic consultation

    • B. 

      Group conference

    • C. 

      Home visit

    • D. 

      Written communication

  • 8. 
     The typology of family nursing problems is used in the statement of nursing diagnosis in the care of families. The youngest child of the de los Reyes family has been diagnosed as mentally retarded. This is classified as a   
    • A. 

      Health threat

    • B. 

      Health deficit

    • C. 

      Foreseeable crisis

    • D. 

      Stress point

  • 9. 
     The de los Reyes couple have a 6-year old child entering school for the first time. The de los Reyes family has a   
    • A. 

      Health threat

    • B. 

      Health deficit

    • C. 

      Foreseeable crisis

    • D. 

      Stress point

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is an advantage of a home visit?     
    • A. 

      It allows the nurse to provide nursing care to a greater number of people.

    • B. 

      It provides an opportunity to do first hand appraisal of the home situation.

    • C. 

      It allows sharing of experiences among people with similar health problems.

    • D. 

      It develops the family’s initiative in providing for health needs of its members.

  • 11. 
    Which is CONTRARY to the principles in planning a home visit?   
    • A. 

      A home visit should have a purpose or objective.

    • B. 

      The plan should revolve around family health needs.

    • C. 

      A home visit should be conducted in the manner prescribed by the RHU.

    • D. 

      Planning of continuing care should involve a responsible family member.

  • 12. 
    The PHN bag is an important tool in providing nursing care during a home visit. The most important principle of bag technique states that it     
    • A. 

      Should save time and effort.

    • B. 

      Should minimize if not totally prevent the spread of infection.

    • C. 

      Should not overshadow concern for the patient and his family.

    • D. 

      May be done in a variety of ways depending on the home situation, etc.

  • 13. 
    To maintain the cleanliness of the bag and its contents, which of the following must the nurse do?   
    • A. 

      Wash his/her hands before and after providing nursing care to the family members.

    • B. 

      In the care of family members, as much as possible, use only articles taken from the bag.

    • C. 

      Put on an apron to protect her uniform and fold it with the right side out before putting it back into the bag.

    • D. 

      At the end of the visit, fold the lining on which the bag was placed, ensuring that the contaminated side is on the outside.

  • 14. 
    The public health nurse conducts a study on the factors contributing to the high mortality rate due to heart disease in the municipality where she works. Which branch of epidemiology does the nurse practice in this situation?   
    • A. 

      Descriptive

    • B. 

      Analytical

    • C. 

      Therapeutic

    • D. 

      Evaluation

  • 15. 
    Which of the following is a function of epidemiology?   
    • A. 

      Identifying the disease condition based on manifestations presented by a client

    • B. 

      Determining factors that contributed to the occurrence of pneumonia in a 3 year old

    • C. 

      Determining the efficacy of the antibiotic used in the treatment of the 3 year old client with pneumonia

    • D. 

      Evaluating the effectiveness of the implementation of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illness

  • 16. 
    Which of the following is an epidemiologic function of the nurse during an epidemic?     
    • A. 

      Conducting assessment of suspected cases to detect the communicable disease

    • B. 

      Monitoring the condition of the cases affected by the communicable disease

    • C. 

      Participating in the investigation to determine the source of the epidemic

    • D. 

      Teaching the community on preventive measures against the disease

  • 17. 
    The primary purpose of conducting an epidemiologic investigation is to   
    • A. 

      Delineate the etiology of the epidemic

    • B. 

      Encourage cooperation and support of the community

    • C. 

      Identify groups who are at risk of contracting the disease

    • D. 

      Identify geographical location of cases of the disease in the community

  • 18. 
    Which is a characteristic of person-to-person propagated epidemics?   
    • A. 

      There are more cases of the disease than expected.

    • B. 

      The disease must necessarily be transmitted through a vector.

    • C. 

      The spread of the disease can be attributed to a common vehicle.

    • D. 

      There is a gradual build up of cases before the epidemic becomes easily noticeable.

  • 19. 
    In the investigation of an epidemic, you compare the present frequency of the disease with the usual frequency at this time of the year in this community. This is done during which stage of the investigation?   
    • A. 

      Establishing the epidemic

    • B. 

      Testing the hypothesis

    • C. 

      Formulation of the hypothesis

    • D. 

      Appraisal of facts

  • 20. 
    The number of cases of Dengue fever usually increases towards the end of the rainy season. This pattern of occurrence of Dengue fever is best described as   
    • A. 

      Sporadic occurrence

    • B. 

      Secular variation

    • C. 

      Epidemic occurrence

    • D. 

      Cyclical variation

  • 21. 
    In the year 1980, the World Health Organization declared the Philippines, together with some other countries in the Western Pacific Region, “free” of which disease?  A.  B.  C.  D. 
    • A. 

      Pneumonic plague

    • B. 

      Poliomyelitis

    • C. 

      Small pox

    • D. 

      Anthrax

  • 22. 
    In the census of the Philippines in 1995, there were about 35,299,000 males and about 34,968,000 females. What is the sex ratio?   
    • A. 

      99.06:100

    • B. 

      100.94:100

    • C. 

      50.23%

    • D. 

      49.76%

  • 23. 
    Primary health care is a total approach to community development. Which of the following is an indicator of success in the use of the primary health care approach?   
    • A. 

      Health workers are able to provide care based on identified health needs of the people.

    • B. 

      Health programs are sustained according to the level of development of the community.

    • C. 

      Health services are provided free of charge to individuals and families.

    • D. 

      Local officials are empowered as the major decision makers in matters of health.

  • 24. 
    Sputum examination is the major screening tool for pulmonary tuberculosis. Clients would sometimes get false negative results in this exam. This means that the test is not perfect in terms of which characteristic of a diagnostic examination?   
    • A. 

      Effectiveness

    • B. 

      Efficacy

    • C. 

      Specificity

    • D. 

      Sensitivity

  • 25. 
    Use of appropriate technology requires knowledge of indigenous technology. Which medicinal herb is given for fever, headache and cough?     
    • A. 

      Sambong

    • B. 

      Tsaang gubat

    • C. 

      Akapulko

    • D. 

      Lagundi

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