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NOVEMBER 2009 NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW PRACTICE EXAM Name: _____________________________________ Date: ______________________

Directions: Read each item carefully. Select the best answer from the given choices. AVOID ERASURES.
PROFESSIONAL ADJUSTMENT SITUATION 1: Martha just passed the Philippine Nurse Licensure Examination. She plans to apply for her new job as a staff nurse in a tertiary hospital. 1. During the interview, the Director of Nursing asks Martha about the key areas of responsibilities that she can do as a beginning professional. Which of the following is a correct response of Martha? “ I can… a. administer medications to patients” b. deliver safe and quality care to patients” c. discuss the pathophysiology of the patient’s disease process” d. set priorities in rendering care to patients” Which of the following key areas of responsibilities is included in the empowering competencies of a nurse like Martha? a. Research b. Management of resources and environment c. Personal and professional development d. Collaboration and teamwork Which of the following qualifications is NOT mandated in order for Martha to be accepted to the position of a staff nurse? a. BSN graduate b. Licensed and registered nurse c. Must be physically and mentally fit d. With 60 credit units in CPE Which THREE of the following core competencies should Martha demonstrate under safe and quality care? 1. Demonstrates 4. knowledge base on the health Responds to the /illness status of individual urgency of the 2. Utilizes patient’s condition resources to support patient care a. 1, 2, 3 b. 1, 3, 4 3. Promotes c. 2, 3, 4 safety and comfort of patients d. 1, 2, 4 5. This key area of responsibility allows Martha to enhance the delivery of effective and efficient care to patients a. Research c. Health education b. Communication d. Record management In performing her enabling competencies, Martha should demonstrate which of the following competencies? a. Management of resources an environment b. Research c. Collaboration and teamwork d. Ethico-moral responsibility She is aware that the BON Resolution No. 112 was promulgated by the Board of Nursing to a. set the standards for safe nursing practice in the country b. guide practitioners on continuing professional education c. Adopt the core competency standards for nursing practice d. set the ethical standards for the nursing profession As a registered nurse, Martha is covered by the Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses in the Philippines which is promulgated in: a. A. BON Resolution No. 1955 C. BON Resolution No. 220 b. B. EO No. 220 D. R.A 9173
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& 3 c. BON Resolution No. Which TWO of the following statements are NOT TRUE about the new nursing law? 1. Requires the Chairman of the Board to be a holder of a doctorate degree 4. A nurse who has not been trained in IV therapy is prohibited to perform IV therapy c. Provides for incentives and benefits system for nurses and their dependents. The nurse can perform IV administration in the presence and supervision of a physician 14. “You don’t want to have your temperature taken? I will call the guard to hold you and give you an injection instead!” 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 2 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon. 3. Which of the following is the correct provision of the law regarding IV therapy? a. service and community health nursing b. 2004 10. 12. Documentation of actions accurately and concisely 3. 4 b. 425. c. IV therapy training according to protocol established is mandated. Suspension or revocation of certificate of registration c. b. She has just received her professional identification card as a registered nurse. 2. Amends the Philippine Nursing Act of 1991 a. 2. BON Resolution No. Following all doctors orders that are legal and in writing a. 1. & 4 15. & 3 d.000. 3 & 4 d. Which of the following remarks of Kamille would constitute an assault? a. Recognition of nursing specialty organizations in coordination with the accredited professional organization d. Fine of not more than P100. Either imprisonment or fine of not less than P50. As a nurse. Which is NOT a provision of this law? a. The present law is silent on the provision for mandatory training for IV therapy d. 000. 1. She knows that the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Nursing Law was passed through: a. It guarantees the delivery of quality basic health services through an adequate nursing personnel system throughout the country. 2.00 or both SITUATION 2: Kamille successfully passed the PNLE. Increases the composition of the Board from five to seven representing nursing education.00 b.year old boy for fever. s. She assessed a three. Knowledge and implementation of standards/protocol of care 2. EO 220 d. c.9. RN Reviewer . Imprisonment of not less than one month d. she should be guided by the nursing law in the country. 11. 2002 b. 2003 459 s. Which of the following actions will shield her from possible lawsuits? 1. Document outcomes of care 4. 1 & 2 b. Requires the member of the Board to resign from any employment both in the government and private institutions 3. 1 & 4 13. 2 &3 c. Requires those nurses who have been away from practice to undergo one month of didactic training and five months of practicum before returning to the workforce. but the boy would not want to go near her. Which of the following is most likely? a. Martha is aware that if she violates any provision of the Code of Ethics she would likely face certain consequences. BON Resolution No. 2.220 s. 2.

BON Resolution No.A. R.A 9173 c. PRC Resolution No. 2003 25. 220 d.” “If you will let me take your temperature your fever will be gone. 7160 d. R. She emphasized to her team that they should be careful in the practice of their profession to avoid legal entanglements.2004 c.A. Breach of b. just tell me when you are ready to have your temperature taken. Sheena has to consider managing the resources of the MHO. 60 C. Libel c. she can be liable for unprofessional conduct specifically: a. Which of the following provisions does NOT apply to R. Registration date c. R. Performs her duty as prescribed in her job description b.A. Which of the following laws mandated this? a. R. c. 8423 23. 6675 d. 30 b. RN Reviewer . Kamille knows that she is duty-bound to renew her professional identification card every how often? a. She plans to develop programs based on the various laws and directives from the DOH. she must submit to the Professional Regulation Commission proof of participation to CPE activities. 17. Which of the following supports this objective? a. 2004 -179 b. Invasion of privacy 18. Every five years c. Records the intervention and outcomes of care c.A. Annually b. Date of issuance and expiration d. 40 SITUATION 3 – Ms. d. If Kamille divulges the information that she is caring for the child of a patient with sexually transmitted disease. Which of the following conditions would BEST prevent Kamille from a malpractice suit? a. She deems it necessary for her to undergo continuing professional education. Promotes and improves the socio-economic well being of health workers b. Sheena Perez is the Health Education Program Officer of the Municipal Health Office. Encourage those qualified and with abilities to remain in government service. A Signature of the Chairman of the Board b. Which of the following could be a cause for revocation/suspension of license? 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 3 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon. just put it under your tongue. Slander Confidentiality d. Kamille is aware that as a professional nurse. 425 s. 21. “Alright. Develop their skills and capabilities c. R. BON Resolution No. 20 D.” 16. How many credit units are needed for her to submit for a threeyear-period? a. License number 19.1080 b. Which of the following information is NOT indicated in the professional identification card issued to Kamille? a. Performs her functions pursuant to the law.A. What law provides for this mandate? a.A 7305? a. 220 s.b. She knows that the delivery of basic services and facilities of the national government was transferred to the local government units. Does not allow patient’s relatives to participate in the care of her patients. Every three years d. d. R. R.A. 1080 b. EO No. R. 7160 22.” “This will not hurt you. She knows that all prescriptions of the municipal health officer should be in generics.A 7305 c. Biannually 20. d. Standardizes the salaries of nurses working in the government 24.

Ms. RA 6125 d. 31. Which a. b. c. 1. 1. skyways and bus fares d. diagnostic and laboratory fees in government and private facilities c. One of her patients is terminally-ill with lung cancer. She works with a senior staff that is perceived to be bad-tempered and dislikes teaching newcomers. Court ruling 33. a. 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 4 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon. Which of the following is NOT considered a dangerous drug? a. RA 8423 d. public railways. Newborn Screening c. Which of the following laws created the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITACH)? a. 4. she quoted which of the following acts? a. When there is a conflict in the care of patients. 2. &3 &4 &4 3. d. d. RN Reviewer . RA 6675 b. Refrain from making comments on the conduct of the senior staff b. Shabu b. 1. Denver Developmental Screening Test d. RA 9257 provides for the following benefits of a senior citizen. Newborn Apgar Score b. “I suggest that you consult first your physician on this matter” d. “The patient needs nasogastric tube feeding even if he is dying” c. Ecstacy c. She encourages patients to make use of traditional and alternative medicines as recommended by the DOH. of the following ethical responsibilities is a priority for Genevieve? Promote life at all cost Respect the individuality of patients Promote the image of the profession Maintain a healthy environment 32. She develops programs on Drug Prevention. Safeguard the reputation and dignity of the senior staff. Perez conducts counseling to parents of newborns about heritable diseases. RA 1082 b. 2. Free medical and dental services. which of the following must Genevieve use to guide her action? a. c. 2. Which of the following procedures is covered by RA 9288? a. Opium d. RA 9165 c. As a basis for her program.1. 20% discount in fare for domestic air and sea travel. Patient’s rights b. Which of the following actions of Genevieve is inappropriate? a. deceit. ” You have to sign a waiver of responsibility” b. RA 7392 c. d. c. Refrain from doing anything that will discredit the senior staff. which one is NOT included? a. Metro Manila Developmental Screening Test 30. Judgment of the attending physician d. Morphine 29. Which of the following responses of Genevieve is ethical? a. RA 2382 28. Provision for express lanes for senior citizens SITUATION 4: Genevieve just passed the licensure examination and was accepted as a trainee in a tertiary hospital. 2. & 4 Unprofessional or unethical conduct Gross incompetence or serious ignorance Malpractice or negligence Use of fraud. 3. b. The patient’s relatives signified their intention to stop the nasogastric tube feeding of the patient. or false statements in obtaining a certificate of registration/professional license or a temporary/special permit 26. 3. 3. Exception from payment of income taxes b. Discuss the behavior of the staff with the other staff of the unit. One area of competency that she must develop is on ethico-moral responsibility. RA 7305 27. Decision of the relatives c. “I agree with you that will just prolong the agony of the patient” 34.

A member of the accredited professional organization. which of the following should she do? 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 5 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon. c. Accurate documentation of actions and outcomes of delivered care. Which of the following requirements is NOT needed by Christine to qualify for the said examination? a. Be involved in community concerns b. 38. Engage in medical missions in depressed areas. A citizen of the Philippines d. One of the patients expressed dissatisfaction with the care she received from a particular staff. The license to practice nursing in the Philippines is obtained through a. but obtained the required general average. d. Strict compliance to the principles of safe practice. Projects an image that will uplift the nursing profession at all times d. So and tells him that his behavior is not acceptable. Leads her life in conformity with the principles of right conduct and proper decorum c. Dr. Quality and excellence in the care of patients c. Be a member of the accredited professional organization SITUATION 5: Christine just graduated from college with a degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing from a recognized college of nursing. Should she fail in one subject. She asks the specific cause of dissatisfaction from the patient and informs the particular staff about it. 40. She shouts back at Dr. b. 36. Promote a healthy environment by campaigning for “No Smoking” d. Which of the following actions of Genevieve demonstrates her responsibility towards her profession? a. b. 41. Maintain a collaborative relationship with her co-workers. 37. Examination and registration b. Which of the following is the BEST action that Genevieve would take? a. Instruct the particular staff to write an incident report d. The institution where she is employed c. Which of the following is the hallmark of accountability in nursing practice? a. So made his rounds early in the morning and noticed that the medicine he ordered the previous day has not been started. She explains to him that the drug is not available in the hospital pharmacy and had to be purchased from another drugstore. A holder of Bachelor ‘s Degree in Nursing from a college or university that complies with the standards of nursing education duly recognized by the proper government agency b. Genevieve herself b. Credentialing 43. Be an active member of the Philippine Nurses Association c. Which of the following actions of Genevieve is appropriate? a. He shouted and berated Genevieve in front of the other staff nurses. She blames the staff of the previous shift for not endorsing the unavailability of the drug. Nursing service Office d. RN Reviewer . Must be of good moral character c. Genevieve has responsibilities towards the practice of her profession. Inform the staff that this is not tolerated and this will be documented in her 201 file. d. The following are the ethical responsibilities of Genevieve towards society and environment. Apologizes for the inconvenience that the incident brought the patient and asks for the details of the incident. Which one is NOT included? a. She knows that she needs to pursue continuing education to ensure her personal and professional development.35. 42. c. b. Board of Nursing 39. Promotion of the dignity of the nursing profession b. She intends to take the Philippine Nurse Licensure Examination so she can practice her profession after passing the said examination. She cries and reports the incident to the nursing office. Accreditation c. Whose responsibility is it to make sure that this is implemented? a. Competency assessment d.

2. Membership in the accredited professional organization] b. 3 b. 1. Which of the following requirements is NOT a legal requirement for her to qualify for the position? a. Upon passing the licensure examination. 1. 2. Signature of the Chairperson of the commission and the members of the Board 4. 1. Nine units in administration and management in the graduate level. 3. 2. She sets her eyes to be the nurse manager of the department someday. c.Takes the whole set of examination all over again Takes the examination on the subject where he is rated below the required passing rate c. Which of the following does she need to possess in order to qualify for the position? 1. 4 d. Which of the following information should be shown in the certificate? 1. 4 d. Department of Health 4. 5 b. C. Full name of the registrant 2. 3. B. 5 d. 4. On a long term basis she dreams of becoming the director of nursing of the hospital after 10 years of practice. Accredited Professional Organization 3. Masters degree in nursing 47. Take an oath of profession before the Board of Nursing b. 4. 2. 1. Serial number 3. 5 SITUATION 6: Macy is a staff nurse in the Critical Care Department. Apply for membership to the Philippine Nurses Association d. 3. b. Macy pursues continuing professional education in emergency care in order to be certified as a nurse specialist in critical care. 2. 1. 4. 4. 5 48. 1. Which of the following agencies are mandated by law to formulate and develop the comprehensive specialty program? 1. 4. Official seal of the Commission 5. 1. 2. 2. 4 a. She was issued a certificate of registration by the Board of Nursing. RN Reviewer . Review for the foreign examinations c. d. 3. 2. 44. 45. 1. 4 c. Prepare credentials for job application. Signature of the President of the accredited professional organization a. Enroll in a refresher course for one year. 1. Five years of experience in supervisory or managerial position in nursing 3. 2. 3. 1. d. A. 2. Specialty organizations a. Master’s degree in nursing 4. Passed the written comprehensive examination for the master’s degree 2. 46. Has at least 2 years experience in general nursing administration c. Board of Nursing 2. Makes an appeal to the Board for the rechecking of his examination papers. 3. 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 6 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon. 45. 3 b. 5 c. Member of good standing of the accredited professional organization 5. D. 3. which of the following is a priority action for Christine? a. Be a registered nurse in the Philippines a.

the obstetrician of the patient b. if the patient signed that consent herself. any resident physicians c. the nurse assigned to take care of the patient in the unit 52. 651.A.A. the consent should be signed by the parents of the patient because she is a minor. Mrs. c. Suturing of perineal lacerations after undergoing special training according to established protocol 3. 7432 57. 7305 c. 4 58. Which of the following actions should be done by Sandra? a. Refer the matter to the head nurse. Master’s degree in nursing. 53. Dr. As a new nurse she needs to keep abreast with the laws affecting the practice of her profession. 2. Sandra noticed that the post-op orders were written by the surgical intern who assisted during the procedure. RN Reviewer . anesthesiologists d. Nursing care during pregnancy. 1. b. 40 50. If the order is written she can administer the drug.A. either the husband or the patient can sign the consent b. Explain to the doctor that it is not permissible by law. Member of good standing of the Critical Care Nurses of the Philippines SITUATION 7: Sandra is a nurse assigned at the Women and Child Unit. She knows that the patient and her husband are both emancipated. Ms. 1. After the procedure. Call the attention of the intern and ask him to secure the signature of the surgeon. 51. Ignore the order because it is not legal. Sandra should remember that: a. which of the following can Trisha perform within the meaning of the Nursing Act of 2002? 1. Sandra should see to it that orders of Pentothal Na and some related drugs should be made by: a. Cortez. Registered nurse in the Philippines c.49. the head nurse of the unit c. When securing for an informed consent. Which of the following actions is most appropriate for Sandra to do: a. Dr. d. c. c. 3. She is aware that as a professional nurse. R. 2. One year clinical experience in the medical unit b. D. Which of the following is mandated in this law? 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 7 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon. narcotic licensed physicians b. To protect her from legal suit. d. As a registered nurse. 3 b. She is offered a part-time job as a clinical instructor in the medical ward. A.A 7392 b. 60 b. 4 c. Sandra prepares the consent for surgery. 3. Internal examination during labor and delivery in the absence of antenatal bleeding 2. she would follow the order. Castro. b. R. 2. Which of the following requirements is NOT mandated? a. 4 d. Follow the anesthesiologist since he is around to supervise her. B. 20 c. Administration of medications and therapies including IV 4. 30 d. it is her duty to obtain the informed consent.D. If the manager of the department allows it. there is no need for a witness. Which of the following laws prohibits the practice of midwifery without the license to practice? a. Sandra was pulled out from the unit and was asked to assist in the OR. Rivera. d. She knows that she needs to follow the provisions of P. 1. R. interns 55. education or any medical or allied health courses. Macy must submit to the Professional Regulation Commission proof of participation to CPE activities. d. 56. C. Josue. the patient was brought back to the ward. 54. A 16 year-old primigravida was admitted for Primary CS due to cephalo-pelvic disproportion (CPD). labor and delivery a. R. Remind the surgeon about the policy on doctors’ orders SITUATION 8: Nurse Trisha is assigned at the Safe Motherhood Program of the Department of Health. How many credit units are needed for her to submit for a three-year-period? a. 3. The anesthesiologist asked her to inject Penthotal Na by IV. the anesthesiologist d. 7600 d. Who among the following is legally responsible for securing the consent for the contemplated procedure? a.

A. 9173 One of her patients had an excessive bleeding and needs to be transfused with blood. a. Maria. Promote health b. Lobbies for the implementation of the incentives and benefit system for nurses and dependents as stipulated in the law. RN Reviewer .D # 69 3. Slander d. # 459 b. # 425 d. a. Erin Gomez is a newly-appointed manager of a primary hospital in Sta. 1 & 2 b. P. Assault c.# 965 a. Which of the following demonstrate the responsibility of Erin towards her profession? 1. When Erin is certain that Paula. 1. She knows that the Blood Bank Act is a.A. P. what case would it be? a. Which of the following laws refer to this? a. 61. Family Code of the Philippines Trisha knows that she has to adhere to the standards of practice in the care of the mother and child. Family Code of the Philippines c. Erin knows that the he fundamental responsibility is fourfold. confidentiality d. 3. 2 & 3 c.59. 3. Misdemeanor She remarks to those who refuse to undergo bilateral tubal ligation as irresponsible and “goodfor nothing” who just want to get pregnant all the time within the hearing distance of other patients in the OPD. Decrees the registration of the birth of a child within 30 days with the Civil Registrar b.D. Battery b. Battery During the rounds. 3 & 4 d. Restoration of health d. P. R. 60. 3. As a new manager. Assault b.D. 2. 2. Sanitation Code of the Philippines b. Protects and promotes the rights and welfare of children and youth c. both government and private.A 7875 b. Invasion of privacy d. Zamboanga City. Harassment c. This act is a violation of the patient’s right to: a. which are: 1. 4. & 4 c. P. R. # 48 2. & 3 b. 2. Participates in the activities of the local chapter of the PNA and ANSAP. she showed to a group of students the proper way of doing a perilite without asking permission from the patient. 64. 66. BON Res. EO # 220 c. & 4 d. Mendez refused to receive her next dose of Nordette and Trisha injected it just the same. 62. she would NOT be ethical if she: 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 8 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon.A. BON Res. & 4 68. a new nurse is not competent in taking care of a critically ill patient. Privacy b. she can be sued for what kind of legal case? a. Alleviation of suffering 67. 1 & 4 When Mrs. 4226 EO # 51 is enforced in all hospitals. anonymity SITUATION 9: Ms. Which of the following is the title of this act? a. Milk Code of the Philippines d. Milk Code of the Philippines d. self-determination c. R. 7719 c. 1. As legal bases of this activity she mentioned two laws. 2.A. Which is the most basic of these responsibilities? a.D. 63. 6675 d. 65. R. Generics Code of the Philippines Trisha conducts a lecture on family planning among the postpartum patients. Ensures that the core competencies of her staff are enhanced 3. Prevention of illness c. she deems it appropriate that she gains competence in he professional responsibilities. If a case is filed against Trisha.#996 4. Participates in the development and implementation of standards of nursing practice in her department. R.

Attending physician a. d. Which of the following actions of therein is MOST appropriate? a. RN Reviewer a. Answer the e-mail of the Director of Nursing who instructed Erin to report about an incident in the unit. Gibson that this is not allowed d. b. Justice c. 76. Slander b. who needs total care c. Which of the following actions of Martha is NOT within legal norms? a. Mr. 1 & 4 d. 110 d. 18 years of age or older 2. Mr. 77. Assigns another nurse to the patient Explains to Paula the nature of the condition of the patient and the need for a competent nurse to handle the increased demand for care. BON Resolution No. She is assigned to collect data about the incidence of infection among admitted patients. Garcia is diagnosed to have acute myocardial infarction and is recommended for admission. 69. Assist the doctors in making their rounds b. a British national. 70. Writes in the chart that the patient refuses to take his medication. Autonomy b. BON Resolution No. Attend to the call for help from a patient. Discusses to the new nurse that Paula is new and lacking in skills for the needs of the patient. Relative of the patient 4. Kathleen’s job includes collecting secretions from the surgical site of one of the patients. He refuses to be admitted and asks to be transferred to a tertiary hospital instead. Gibson. b. 1 & 2 b. Bon Resolution No. Which TWO of the following are qualifications of witnesses? 1. Prepare the form for advanced directives and ask Mr. Which of the following is considered the primary responsibility of Erin? a. The present Code of Ethics Nurses in the Philippines was approved by the Board of Nursing through: a. Gibson to sign b. Justice d. d. Autonomy 72.Discusses this concern with the Paula herself. Which of the following principles should Martha use as guide for her action? a. Which of the following principles apply to the action of the Martha to refrain from discussing the disease condition of the patient with those who are not involved in his care? a. Ask the patient to sign the waiver of responsibility. She sees to it that she complies with the ethical principles in the care of her patients. A patient refuses to take his antibiotic because he believes that it’s not giving him any good. 71. 2 & 3 c. Refer to the attending physician about his refusal. Assault 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 9 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon. BON Resolution No. who is terminally ill. Explains to the patient that he needs the medications for his recovery. Patient’s rights d. Non-maleficence c. d. Beneficence b. 1955 b. Beneficence 73. Non-maleficence d. When conflict arises regarding management of patient care. c. 633 c. If the patient refuses and Kathleen still continue to do it she could be liable for: a. 220 74. Explain to Mr. which of the following should be upheld? a. Preference of the family c. . Institutional policy 75. Attend to a complaint of a relative about the lack of water supply in their room. Attached the advance directives to the patient’s charts. c. instructed the Martha to refrain from giving him resuscitation in the event that he goes into cardiac arrest. Ask two other persons who are qualified to be witnesses of the signed directive c. Not designated as the patient’s health care representative or alternate 3. SITUATION 10 – Nurse Martha is aware of her ethical and legal responsibilities as a professional nurse. 3 & 4 SITUATION 11 – Kathleen is nurse researcher assigned in a tertiary hospital. Physician’s orders b.

Libel c. He vehemently resented being confined in that room. What liability will Kathleen be exposed when she divulge the information to others? a. Negligence 81. She saw the security guard reading the chart of a meningococcemia suspect. He threatened to sue the hospital. Which of the following laws mandated this? a. Slander d. action of the nurse will save the hospital from lawsuit in # 52? Explains to him that his isolation is beneficial for him and his family. such liability is a: Malpractice Assault Libel Slander 82. Slander b. what kind of case would he likely file? a. “incompetent” and “pain in the neck” within the hearing distance of the rest of the nurses. Assault 80. d. Sanitation Code c. Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards of Public Officials and Employees d. 79.A. Ask the guard if there is something he needs to know about the patient. 965 d. Incompetence d. Battery Invasion of privacy 78.A.A 7305 b. One of the patients confided that his companion is not the legal wife.D. 7160 87. Breach of Confidentiality d. 856 c. What law provides for this mandate? a. 791 85. he was denied visitors. She plans to develop programs based on the various laws and directives from the DOH. the accusations be written in the newsletter of the hospital. Mr.D 825 b. R. P. Which case will he file most likely? a. d. Kathleen refers to the infection control nurse about the proper disposal of infectious wastes. R. Kathleen knows that as a researcher she needs to follow the provisions of R. Sheena Perez is the Health Education Program Officer of the Municipal Health Office. Moreover. a. c. Enforces the protocol on SARS admission Informs him of the DOH directive in handling SARS cases Tells him that the police will bodily restrain him if he refuses. R. Should a. She knows that the delivery of basic services and facilities of the national government was transferred to the local government units. 84. d. P. Which a. b. Which of the following actions of Kathleen would be appropriate? a.A. R. 6713 otherwise known as. P. RN Reviewer . Simpkins. D. She knows that all prescriptions of the municipal health officer should be in generics. 7160 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 10 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon. Generics Act of 1998 b. Ignore this as this is not against hospital rules. Defamation c. Salary Standardization of Government Employees SITUATION 12 – Ms. 6675 c. P. The first one calling the second one with names like “lazybones”. 86. Illegal detention b. R. d. Tell him that this is not allowed for those not directly involved in the care of the patient. Battery 83. b. Libel b. If the latter decides to file a case against him. c. Sheena has to consider managing the resources of the MHO. c. a German who is a SARS suspect is advised to be confined in a negative pressure room with strict protective gadgets of the health workers taking care of him. Inform the supervisor about what she saw. b.A. Incompetence c.c. D.A 9173 b.A. 1080 d. R. Two janitors were having a heated argument as to who shall dispose the infectious waste of a patient with typhoid fever. Which of the following laws refer to the Code of Sanitation? a.

both 1 and 2 SITUATION 13: Jacob is a staff nurse in a community hospital. In order to motivate her team. & 3 b. She plans for a certification program for the nurses under the MHO. PRC Resolution No. Sheena knows that the suspension of the certificate of registration should not exceed how many years? a. Use of fraud. b. How long will the beneficiaries of the program are obliged to serve in any of the Philippine hospitals? a. Which one is NOT included? a.c. d. c. Which of the following penalties shall be imposed on any person or employer of nurses who violate the minimum base pay and incentives and benefits that should be accorded them? a. 3. Sheena announced that the salary of nurses has been upgraded to salary grade_____.000. Which a. Gross incompetence or serious ignorance 3. of the following actions of Jacob needs a special training prior to its performance? Administration of intravenous therapy Health education Suture perineal lacerations Internal vaginal examination 97. 3 c. or false statements in obtaining a certificate of registration/professional license or a temporary/special permit a.A. 6 months d. 13 c. Standardizes the salaries of nurses working in the government 89. & 4 c. Cause for the revocation has disappeared or has been cured and corrected c. BON Resolution No. 15 95. 220 s. She deems it necessary for her to undergo continuing professional education. 9173 of the following provisions does NOT apply to R. 12 b. d. 1 year b. Upon application thereof and payment of required fees d. 2. He is assigned at the Emergency Department of the hospital. b. 3. Malpractice or negligence 4. 220 d. R. Which of the following could be a cause for revocation/suspension of license? 1.2004 c.A. the following are the other conditions for which the revoked certificates can be re-issued.00 and not more than P 100. Reasons of equity and justice b. 4226 R. deceit. 1. a. In addition to the prescribed period. a fine of not less than P 50. 1. & 4 91. 425 s. Upon the completion of one month didactic and 3 months practicum 93.000. 2 b. BON Resolution No. 2003 90. 4 months 94. 4 d. c. d. Unprofessional or unethical conduct 2. either 1 or 2 or both d. 2004 -179 b. 2. 3. 96. 88. 2.A 7305? Promotes and improves the socio-economic well being of health workers Develop their skills and capabilities Encourage those qualified and with abilities to remain in government service. RN Reviewer . 6 92. Which a.00 b. She emphasized to her team that they should be careful in the practice of their profession to avoid legal entanglements. EO No. & 4 d. imprisonment of not less than 1 year nor more than 6 years c. 2 years c. 14 d. 1. Which of the following supports this objective? a. He knows that the chief nurse of the hospital is mandated by law to be a graduate of a master’s degree in: 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 11 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon.

“I agree with you.Mrs. Court ruling 106. accomplice d. Refrain from making comments on the conduct of the senior staff 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 12 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon.Jacob was asked to appear in court to testify. Medicines are prescribed in generics c. 4 d. 1. complainant c. National Health Insurance Act d. d. Patient’s rights b. of the following ethical responsibilities is a priority for Genevieve? Promote life at all cost Respect the individuality of patients Promote the image of the profession Maintain a healthy environment 105. 4 102.7432. 4 c.A. R. The patient’s relatives signified their intention to stop the nasogastric tube feeding of the patient.She works with a senior staff that is perceived to be bad-tempered and dislikes teaching newcomers.A 6675 R. A. 20% discount on hospital bills b. Which of the following is a provision of this law? a. R. b.When there is a conflict in the care of patients. Judgment of the attending physician d. 7305 b. Which of the following terms refer to this legal order? a. As a public health nurse. c. respondent b. that will just prolong the agony of the patient” 107. 3 b. Summon SITUATION 14: Genevieve just passed the licensure examination and was accepted as a trainee in a tertiary hospital. Jacob is referred to as: a. RN Reviewer .A 9165 R.A 7392 c.One of her patients is terminally-ill with lung cancer.a. Castro. Subpoena ad testificandum c. Which of the following actions of Genevieve is inappropriate? a. b.A. Stepping beyond one’s authority with serious consequences 4.6425 R. Decision of the relatives c. 3. Which of the following constitute malpractice? 1. 2. 104. 1. Jacob enjoys the privileges of the following laws. Which a. 3. Jacob is exposed to legal risks. R. 1. Any reasonable lack of skill or fidelity in the performance of fiduciary duties 3.A 1080 d. Code of Good Governance 101. “I suggest that you consult first your physician on this matter” d.A.As a health professional. “You have to sign a waiver of responsibility” b. Public Health/Community Health Nursing b.When a case is filed against him in court for an injury to a patient. “ The patient needs nasogastric tube feeding even if he is dying” c. One area of competency that she must develop is on ethical responsibility. which include the following except a. Public Administration d. d. Objectionable practice or contrary to established rules a. of the following laws refer to Comprehensive Dangerous Drug Act of 2002? R.A. c.Which a. Which of the following responses of Genevieve is ethical? a. Nursing Administration c. Subpoena duces tecum b. accessory 103. R. 2382 99. 2. 2. which of the following must Genevieve use to guide her action? a. Using another nurse’s license as his own 2. Arraignment d.7875 100. Hospital administration 98. his patient who is a 65 year-old government retiree is covered by R.

SITUATION 15: Patrick is a new graduate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing and intends to practice his profession in the country upon acquiring his professional license. Strict compliance to the principles of safe practice. Board of Nursing c. Poses or advertises as a registered nurse that tends to create the impression that he is indeed a registered nurse. Appends R. 2. 3 b. 4 d. d. He is 18 years of age b.Ms. Plaintiff b. d. 109.N.Patrick is certain that Adrian can be legally liable if he commits the following acts: 1. 115. Quality and excellence in the care of patients c.Which a. b. Bernas. Guilty of immoral or dishonorable conduct 113. Which of the following legal orders refer to this? a. Enroll in a refresher course. 108. an RN and two other nurses were summoned to appear before the Board of Nursing due to an administrative case filed against them for alleged negligence which caused the death of a certain Mr. RN Reviewer .Genevieve has responsibilities towards the practice of her profession. c. Injunction c. d. 4 c. 1. Subpoena duces tecum b. Refrain from doing anything that will discredit the senior staff. Unsound mind d. b. Defendant c. Wang in offering CPE without the approval of the BON.He understands that the duty and power to regulate the practice of nursing in the Philippines is vested on what agency? a. 2. Take the examination for the fourth time b. of the following reports of his rating would grant him license to practice nursing? General rating of 70 and a rating of 65 in Preventive Test General rating of 75 and a rating of 60 in Curative B Test General rating of 80 and a rating of 59 in Rehabilitative Test General rating of 75 and a rating of 55 in Promotive Test 111. Accurate documentation of actions and outcomes of delivered care. of the following terms refer to Karla and the two other nurses? Respondents Plaintiffs Witnesses Accomplices 116. Summons d. the daughter of Mr. c. d. c. Which of the following is the hallmark of accountability in nursing practice? a. Jury 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 13 of 16 Noelito Alejandro Luzon.Which a. Discuss the behavior of the staff with the other staff of the unit. Technical Committee on Nursing Education d. Subpoena ad testificandum SITUATION 16: Karla. 112. 3. Safeguard the reputation and dignity of the senior staff. Antonia Bernas. 3. Respondent d. Promotion of the dignity of the nursing profession b. Uses the registration number of Patrick as his own 4. 2.His friend Justine failed to pass the examination for three consecutive attempts. Which term refers to her in this case? a. Apply as a nursing assistant in a hospital. Shift to another profession that suits his level of competence d. to his name even without being registered as one 2. Abets or assist Mr. He was convicted by final judgment of criminal act involving moral turpitude c. which one is unlikely? a.His classmate Adrian passed the examination but was not allowed to be registered. Which of the following actions can he take? a.Jacob received a notice ordering him to appear before the Board at a specified time and date to answer a complaint made against him. a. who was admitted due to COPD. Philippine Nurses Association b. 3. c. The following are grounds for such. 1.b. 3. 4 114. 1. Bernas was the one who filed the case against the nurses. Association of Nursing Service Administrators of the Philippines 110.

1. The injury was caused by a voluntary action on the part of the private duty caregiver. The injury done to the patient was such nature that it would not normally occur unless 7Karla was not negligent.Which of the following doctrines will apply if it is proven that Karla did not go through a rigid training before being deployed as a staff nurse due to acute demand for her services? a. 3. 2. The injury was not due to the voluntary participation of the family. 4 END OF THE EXAMINATION 1 2 3 4 B C D B 61 62 63 64 C A A C Noelito Alejandro Luzon.117. d. Respondeat superior c. 4 c. 2. Failure to meet standards of due care. Res ipsa loquitor b. Foreseeability of harm resulting from failure to meet the standard 4. 120. The power of control over the agency or instrumentality a. 1. c.Which of the following are the elements of professional negligence? 1.Karla is ordered by the Legal Department to bring along with her the initial assessment form and the progress notes she used for the patient. 2. Summon d. The injury was due to the assistance of the clinical assistant who was instructed by Karla to help her. 4 d. Subpoens ad testificandum c. Existence of a duty on the part of the person charged to use due care 2. 3. b. 3. Subpoena duces tecum b. RN Reviewer 2009 PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION REVIEW Page 14 of 16 . What legal order from the hearing officer refers to this? a. Epikia 119.Which of the following conditions will NOT establish the doctrine of res ipsa loquitor for Karla? a. 3. Force majeure d. 3 b. Writ 118. 1.

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