PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION-BOARD OF NURSING NURSING PRACTICE I Test Description

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Theories, concepts, principles and processes basic to the practice of nursing with emphasis on health promotion and health maintenance. It includes basic nursing skills in the care of clients across age groups in any setting. Moreover, it encompasses the varied roles, functions and responsibilities of the professional nurse in varied health care settings. Test Scope :

II. Safe and Quality Care, Health Education, Communication, and Collaboration and Teamwork a.The nursing process b.Basic nursing skills 1.Admission and discharge 2.Vital signs 3.Physical examination and health assessment 4.Administration of medications 5.Asepsis and infection control 6.First aid measures 7.Wound care 8.Peri-operative care 9.Post-mortem care c.Measures to meet physiological needs 1.Oxygenation 2.Nutrition 3.Activity, rest and sleep 4.Fluid and electrolyte balance 5.Urinary elimination 6.Bowel elimination 7.Safety, comfort and hygiene 8.Mobility and immobility d.Health Education 1.Teaching and learning principles in the care of clients 2.Health education in all levels 3.Discharge planning e.Communication 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. f. Dynamics of communication Nurse-client relationship Professional-professional relationship Therapeutic use of self Use of information technology

Collaboration and Teamwork 1. Networking 2. Inter-agency partnership 3. Teamwork strategies 4. Nursing and partnership with other professions and agencies

II.Ethico-Moral Responsibility and Legal Responsibility a. Bioethical principles 1. Beneficence 2. Non-malefescence 3. Justice 4. Autonomy 5. Stewardship 6. Truth telling 7. Confidentiality 8. Privacy 9. Informed consent b. Patient’s Bill of Rights

Related laws affecting the practice of nursing and Professional Growth and Development Historical perspectives in nursing Nursing as a profession Theoretical foundation of nursing applied in health care situations Continuing professional education Professional organizations in nursing The nurse in health care 1. Endorsement and end-of-shift report 7. Research 1. d.Records Management 1. Referral V.2Quantitative 6.Theories and principles of management b. Management of Environment and Resources and Environment a.1Qualitative 5. Quality assurance e.Theories. Fields of nursing 3.Patient care classification f. principles and styles of leadership d. Incident report 3. Problem identification 2. Memorandum 4. Eleven Key Areas of Responsibilities 2. f. b. The Philippine Nursing Act of 2002 (R. Roles and functions III. e.Delegation and accountability h. Nursing audit c. Personal a. Code of Ethics in Nursing Legal Responsibility 1. Utilization and dissemination of research findings . d. c.Concepts and principles of organization e. Hospital manual 5. Ethics and science of research 3. Research process 5. The scientific approach 4.Nursing care systems g. Legal aspects in the practice of nursing 2.Nursing administration and management c. Quality Improvement and Research a. Accreditation/certification in nursing practice d.A. Research designs and methodology 5.c. 9173) 3. IV. Documentation 6. Anecdotal report 2. Standards of nursing practice b.

families. d. and alleviate pain and discomfort. Self-assessment of CHN competencies. Health Education. and Communication. importance. Code of Ethics for Government Workers c. groups and communities to promote health and prevent illness. LGU policies on health d. Personal and Professional Development a. Safety . Collaboration and Teamwork a. methods and tools b. Strategies and methods of updating one’s self. Target-setting c. i. Research in the Community National Health Situation Vital Statistics Epidemiology Demography III. e. Collaboration and Teamwork a. Local Government Code e. Environmental Sanitation Ethico-Moral-Legal Responsibility a. enhancing competence in community health nursing and related areas. d. and Communication. b. Health Education. f. families. Principles and Theories of Growth and Development Nursing Care in the Different Stages of Growth and Development including 1. Principles and Standards of CHN Levels of Care Types of Clientele Health Care Delivery System PHC as a Strategy Family-based Nursing Services (Family Health Nursing Process) Population Group-based Nursing Services Community-based Nursing Services/Community Health Nursing Process Community Organizing Public Health Programs II. Management of Resources & Environment and Records Management a.PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION-BOARD OF NURSING NURSING PRACTICE II Test Description : Theories. Test Scope Part I: CHN : I. b. j. h. c. b. c. e. b. groups and communities. Safe & Quality Care. WHO. utilizing the nursing process as framework. Part II: MCN I. Field Health Services and Information System b. concepts. This includes care of high risk and at-risk mothers. principles and processes in the care of individuals. Socio-cultural values. Issues IV. beliefs. Nutrition 2. children and families during the various stages of life cycle. and practices of individuals. Safe & Quality Care. DOH. Research and Quality Improvement a. g. V.

methods and tools b. Issues related to MCN Personal and Professional Development a. IV. Child and Youth Welfare Code e. Play 6. V. Newborn screening 3. Home-Based Mother’s Record b. temperature. g. beliefs. Anticipatory guidance 8. d. families related to MCN b. . Fertility Statistics b. Self-assessment of MCN competencies. Strategies and methods of updating one’s self. II. APGAR scoring 2.b. Standards of Maternal and Child Nursing Practice Management of Resources and Record Management a. Under Five Clinic Record Ethico-Moral-Legal Responsibility a. Discipline 5. LGU policies on health c. Language development 4. Maternal Mortality d. Infections Nursing Care of Women with disturbances in reproduction and gynecology Research and Quality Improvement a. WHO.) Nursing Care of Women with complications of pregnancy. importance. delivery and postpartum period (High-risk conditions) Nursing Care of High-Risk Newborn 1. III. 3. Maintenance of body processes (oxygenation. Congenital defects 3. and practices of individuals. c. h. e. Values formation Human Sexuality and Reproduction including Family Planning Nursing Care of Women during Normal Labor. Immunization 7. Delivery and Postpartum Nursing Care of the Newborn 1. Socio-cultural values. enhancing competence in MCN and related areas. DOH. etc. labor. Family Code d. Infant Morbidity and Mortality c. Prematurity 2.

Standards of documentation b. Team Approach 2. Disturbances in Immunologic Functioning 4. Collaboration & Teamwork 1. Ethico-Moral-Legal Responsibility a. Inflammatory and Infectious Disturbances 3. Nursing accountability. Communication. Disturbances in Perception and coordination 1. IV. Sensory disorders 3. concepts. b. Culture sensitivity Personal & Professional Development a. liability d. Communication.PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION-BOARD OF NURSING NURSING PRACTICE III. Documentation/Charting e. treatment and admission procedures c. Neurologic disorders 2. Informed consent 2. Management of Resources. Safe & Quality Care. Degenerative disorders b. c. Collaboration and Teamwork Test III a. Test Scope : I. Disturbances in Oxygenation 2. Maladaptive Patterns of Behavior 1. Eating disorders 9. Disturbances in Elimination Test IV a. Substance related disorders 8. Client in Pain Perioperative Care Alterations in Human Functioning 1. children and adolescents c. Social responses and personality disorders 7. c. Disturbances in Metabolic and Endocrine Functioning 3. Alterations in Human Functioning 1. Nurse-Client Relationship b. Continuing Education III. Environment and Record Management a. Referral 3. principles and processes in the care of clients with altered health patterns. Emotional responses and mood disorders 5. Abuse and violence 4. Evidenced-based practice V. Test V a. Sexual Disorders 10. Psychophysiologic responses. Confidentiality b. utilizing the nursing process and integrating the key areas of nursing competencies. Research and Quality Improvement a. Muskulo-skeletal disorders 4. Health Education. Anxiety Response and anxiety related disorders 2. Disturbances in Cellular Functioning Client in Biologic Crisis Emergency and Disaster Nursing b. somatoform and sleep disorders 3. Patient safety . Schizophrenia and other psychotic and mood disorders 6. Emotional disorders of infants. Refusal to take medications. Client’s Rights 1. Therapeutic communication II. Network/Linkage 4. Disturbances in Fluids and Electrolytes 2. IV and V Test Description : Theories.

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