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Community Health Nursing Examination Part I

Community Health Nursing Examination Part I



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I. EpidemiologyII. Vital StatisticsIII. FHSISIV. COPAR V. Health Education
 SITUATION : Epidemiology and Vital statistics is a very important tool that a nurse could usein controlling the spread of disease in the community and at the same time, surveying theimpact of the disease on the population and prevent it’s future occurrence.1. It is concerned with the study of factors that influence the occurrence and distribution of diseases, defects, disability or death which occurs in groups or aggregation of individuals.
A. Epidemiology
B. DemographicsC. Vital StatisticsD. Health Statistics2. Which of the following is the backbone in disease prevention?
A. Epidemiology
B. DemographicsC. Vital StatisticsD. Health Statistics3. Which of the following type of research could show how community expectations canresult in the actual provision of services?A. Basic Research
B. Operational Research
C. Action ResearchD. Applied Research4. An outbreak of measles has been reported in Community A. As a nurse, which of thefollowing is your first action for an Epidemiological investigation?A. Classify if the outbreak of measles is epidemic or just sporadicB. Report the incidence into the RHUC. Determine the first day when the outbreak occurred
D. Identify if it is the disease which it is reported to be
5. After the epidemiological investigation produced final conclusions, which of the followingis your initial step in your operational procedure during disease outbreak?
A. Coordinate personnel from Municipal to the National level
B. Collect pertinent laboratory specimen to confirm disease causation
C. Immunize nearby communities with MeaslesD. Educate the community in future prevention of similar outbreaks6. The main concern of a public health nurse is the prevention of disease, prolonging of lifeand promoting physical health and efficiency through which of the following?A. Use of epidemiological tools and vital health statisticsB. Determine the spread and occurrence of the diseaseC. Political empowerment and Socio Economic Assistance
D. Organized Community Efforts
7. In order to control a disease effectively, which of the following must first be known?1. The conditions surrounding its occurrence2. Factors that do not favor its development3. The condition that do not surround its occurrence4. Factors that favors its developmentA. 1 and 3
B. 1 and 4
C. 2 and 3D. 2 and 48. All of the following are uses of epidemiology except:A. To study the history of health population and the rise and fall of diseaseB. To diagnose the health of the community and the condition of the people
C. To provide summary data on health service delivery
D. To identify groups needing special attention9. Before reporting the fact of presence of an epidemic, which of the following is of mostimportance to determine?
A. Are the facts complete?
B. Is the disease real?C. Is the disease tangible?D. Is it epidemic or endemic?10. An unknown epidemic has just been reported in Barangay Dekbudekbu. People said thataffected person demonstrates hemorrhagic type of fever. You are designated now to plan forepidemiological investigation. Arrange the sequence of events in accordance with the correctoutline plan for epidemiological investigation.1. Report the presence of dengue2. Summarize data and conclude the final picture of epidemic3. Relate the occurrence to the population group, facilities, food supply and carriers4. Determine if the disease is factual or real5. Determine any unusual prevalence of the disease and its nature; is it epidemic, sporadic,endemic or pandemic?6. Determine onset and the geographical limitation of the disease.A. 4,1,3,5,2,6
B. 4,1,5,6,3,2
C. 5,4,6,2,1,3D. 5,4,6,1,2,3E. 1,2,3,4,5,611. In the occurrence of SARS and other pandemics, which of the following is the most vitalrole of a nurse in epidemiology?A. Health promotionB. Disease prevention
C. Surveillance
D. Casefinding12. Measles outbreak has been reported in Barangay Bahay Toro, After conducting anepidemiological investigation you have confirmed that the outbreak is factual. You aretasked to lead a team of medical workers for operational procedure in disease outbreak.Arrange the correct sequence of events that you must do to effectively contain the disease1. Create a final report and recommendation2. Perform nasopharyngeal swabbing to infected individuals3. Perform mass measles immunization to vulnerable groups4. Perform an environmental sanitation survey on the immediate environment5. Organize your team and Coordinate the personnels6. Educate the community on disease transmissionA. 1,2,3,4,5,6B. 6,5,4,3,2,1C. 5,6,4,2,3,1
D. 5,2,3,4,6,1
13. All of the following are function of Nurse Budek in epidemiology except
A. Laboratory Diagnosis
B. Surveillance of disease occurrenceC. Follow up cases and contactsD. Refer cases to hospitals if necessaryE. Isolate cases of communicable disease14. All of the following are performed in team organization exceptA. Orientation and demonstration of methodology to be employedB. Area assignments of team membersC. Check team’s equipments and paraphernalia
D. Active case finding and Surveillance
15. Which of the following is the final output of data reporting in epidemiological operationalprocedure?
A. Recommendation
B. EvaluationC. Final ReportD. Preliminary report16. The office in charge with registering vital facts in the Philippines is none other than the

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