PNLE: Community Health Nursing Part 1 (Exam Mode)- Rnpedia

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PNLE: Community Health Nursing Part 1 (Exam Mode)- Rnpedia

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  • 1. 
    Which is the primary goal of community health nursing?
    • A. 

      To support and supplement the efforts of the medical profession in the promotion of health and prevention of illness

    • B. 

      To enhance the capacity of individuals, families and communities to cope with their health needs

    • C. 

      To increase the productivity of the people by providing them with services that will increase their level of health

    • D. 

      To contribute to national development through promotion of family welfare, focusing particularly on mothers and children.

  • 2. 
    CHN is a community-based practice. Which best explains this statement?
    • A. 

      The service is provided in the natural environment of people.

    • B. 

      The nurse has to conduct community diagnosis to determine nursing needs and problems.

    • C. 

      The services are based on the available resources within the community.

    • D. 

      Priority setting is based on the magnitude of the health problems identified.

  • 3. 
    Population-focused nursing practice requires which of the following processes?
    • A. 

      Community organizing

    • B. 

      Nursing process

    • C. 

      Community diagnosis

    • D. 

      Epidemiologic process

  • 4. 
    R.A. 1054 is also known as the Occupational Health Act. Aside from number of employees, what other factor must be considered in determining the occupational health privileges to which the workers will be entitled?
    • A. 

      Type of occupation: agricultural, commercial, industrial

    • B. 

      Location of the workplace in relation to health facilities

    • C. 

      Classification of the business enterprise based on net profit

    • D. 

      Sex and age composition of employees

  • 5. 
    A business firm must employ an occupational health nurse when it has at least how many employees?
    • A. 

      21

    • B. 

      101

    • C. 

      201

    • D. 

      301

  • 6. 
    When the occupational health nurse employs ergonomic principles, she is performing which of her roles?
    • A. 

      Health care provider

    • B. 

      Health educator

    • C. 

      Health care coordinator

    • D. 

      Environmental manager

  • 7. 
    A garment factory does not have an occupational nurse. Who shall provide the occupational health needs of the factory workers?
    • A. 

      Occupational health nurse at the Provincial Health Office

    • B. 

      Physician employed by the factory

    • C. 

      Public health nurse of the RHU of their municipality

    • D. 

      Rural sanitary inspector of the RHU of their municipality

  • 8. 
    “Public health services are given free of charge.” Is this statement true or false?
    • A. 

      The statement is true; it is the responsibility of government to provide basic services.

    • B. 

      The statement is false; people pay indirectly for public health services.

    • C. 

      The statement may be true or false, depending on the specific service required.

    • D. 

      The statement may be true or false, depending on policies of the government concerned.

  • 9. 
    According to C.E.Winslow, which of the following is the goal of Public Health?
    • A. 

      For people to attain their birthrights of health and longevity

    • B. 

      For promotion of health and prevention of disease

    • C. 

      For people to have access to basic health services

    • D. 

      For people to be organized in their health efforts

  • 10. 
    We say that a Filipino has attained longevity when he is able to reach the average lifespan of Filipinos. What other statistic may be used to determine attainment of longevity?
    • A. 

      Age-specific mortality rate

    • B. 

      Proportionate mortality rate

    • C. 

      Swaroop’s index

    • D. 

      Case fatality rate

  • 11. 
    Which of the following is the most prominent feature of public health nursing? 
    • A. 

      It involves providing home care to sick people who are not confined in the hospital.

    • B. 

      Services are provided free of charge to people within the catchment area.

    • C. 

      The public health nurse functions as part of a team providing a public health nursing services.

    • D. 

      Public health nursing focuses on preventive, not curative, services.

  • 12. 
    According to Margaret Shetland, the philosophy of public health nursing is based on which of the following? 
    • A. 

      Health and longevity as birthrights

    • B. 

      The mandate of the state to protect the birthrights of its citizens

    • C. 

      Public health nursing as a specialized field of nursing

    • D. 

      The worth and dignity of man

  • 13. 
    Which of the following is the mission of the Department of Health? 
    • A. 

      Health for all Filipinos

    • B. 

      Ensure the accessibility and quality of health care

    • C. 

      Improve the general health status of the population

    • D. 

      Health in the hands of the Filipino people by the year 2020

  • 14. 
    Region IV Hospital is classified as what level of facility? 
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Intermediate

    • D. 

      Tertiary

  • 15. 
     Which is true of primary facilities? 
    • A. 

      They are usually government-run.

    • B. 

      Their services are provided on an out-patient basis.

    • C. 

      They are training facilities for health professionals.

    • D. 

      A community hospital is an example of this level of health facilities.

  • 16. 
    Which is an example of the school nurse’s health care provider functions? 
    • A. 

      Requesting for BCG from the RHU for school entrant immunization

    • B. 

      Conducting random classroom inspection during a measles epidemic

    • C. 

      Taking remedial action on an accident hazard in the school playground

    • D. 

      Observing places in the school where pupils spend their free time

  • 17. 
    When the nurse determines whether resources were maximized in implementing Ligtas Tigdas, she is evaluating 
    • A. 

      Effectiveness

    • B. 

      Efficiency

    • C. 

      Adequacy

    • D. 

      Appropriateness

  • 18. 
    You are a new B.S.N. graduate. You want to become a Public Health Nurse. Where will you apply? 
    • A. 

      Department of Health

    • B. 

      Provincial Health Office

    • C. 

      Regional Health Office

    • D. 

      Rural Health Unit

  • 19. 
    R.A. 7160 mandates devolution of basic services from the national government to local government units. Which of the following is the major goal of devolution? 
    • A. 

      To strengthen local government units

    • B. 

      To allow greater autonomy to local government units

    • C. 

      To empower the people and promote their self-reliance

    • D. 

      To make basic services more accessible to the people

  • 20. 
    Who is the Chairman of the Municipal Health Board? 
    • A. 

      Mayor

    • B. 

      Municipal Health Officer

    • C. 

      Public Health Nurse

    • D. 

      Any qualified physician

  • 21. 
    Which level of health facility is the usual point of entry of a client into the health care delivery system? 
    • A. 

      Primary

    • B. 

      Secondary

    • C. 

      Intermediate

    • D. 

      Tertiary

  • 22. 
    The public health nurse is the supervisor of rural health midwives. Which of the following is a supervisory function of the public health nurse? 
    • A. 

      Referring cases or patients to the midwife

    • B. 

      Providing technical guidance to the midwife

    • C. 

      Providing nursing care to cases referred by the midwife

    • D. 

      Formulating and implementing training programs for midwives

  • 23. 
    One of the participants in a hilot training class asked you to whom she should refer a patient in labor who develops a complication. You will answer, to the 
    • A. 

      Public Health Nurse

    • B. 

      Rural Health Midwife

    • C. 

      Municipal Health Officer

    • D. 

      Any of these health professionals

  • 24. 
    You are the public health nurse in a municipality with a total population of about 20,000. There are 3 rural health midwives among the RHU personnel. How many more midwife items will the RHU need? 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      The RHU does not need any more midwife item.

  • 25. 
    If the RHU needs additional midwife items, you will submit the request for additional midwife items for approval to the 
    • A. 

      Rural Health Unit

    • B. 

      District Health Office

    • C. 

      Provincial Health Office

    • D. 

      Municipal Health Board