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Stuation: The primary function of the Department of Health is the promotion, protection, preservation or
restoration of the health of the people though the provision and delivery of health services.
1. *hat is the "ision o+ the &epartment o+ Health
a. Responsible for the formulation, planning, implemented, and coordination of policies and programs in the feld of
b. Regulates health goods and services
c. Health as !iht. Health +or all ,ilipinos by the year 2--- and Health in the hands o+ the $eople by
the year 2-2-
d. ll of the above
!. &.H should wor/ to ma/e en0oyment o+ the riht to health a reality. *hat is the mission o+ &.H1
a. by promotin the means to better health
b. by planning the programs in the feld of health
c. by encouraging providers of health goods and services
d none of the above
". *hat is the normal temperature o+ a child who is 1-3 year o+ ae1
a. "#.1 $
b. "% $
c. 32 C
d. "& $
'. 3o con"ert the body temperature o+ 34 C to ,5 what6s the answer1
a. 1-2.9 ,
b. 1().! *
c. #% *
d. 1((.' *
%. 3he !ural Health &octor orders &e7tran 128 1--- ml within 4 hours +or a client. &rop +actor is 12
tt/ml. 9ol"e +or the tt/min.
a. !'+% gtts,min
b. 25 tts/min
c. !%.% gtts,min
d. !) gtts,min
). :aby :oy Noel was admitted and the doctor ordered &5N99 1; 7 <=.. 3he nurse should calibrate
the '=, to:
a. % gtts,min
b. 1( gtts,min
c. 1% gtts,min
d. 2- tts/min
-. :aby >irl ;ee5 the neihbor o+ :aby :oy Noel was brouht also to the clinic by her mother +or the
immuni?ation. *hat immuni?ation will be i"en i+ :aby >irl ;ee is 9 months old1
a. .$/
b. 0easles
c. &$3
d. 1olio !
&. .!%9.; has been introduced to the baranay +or dehydration. 3o prepare +or the solution5 what
will be the desired amount1
a. ! glasses of 2ater 3 4 tbsp. of salt
b. @ lass o+ waterA1 tbsp. o+ salt A 3 tbsp. o+ suar
c. ! 4 glasses of :2ater 3 ! tbsp. of salt 3 4 tbsp. of sugar
d. 1 glass of 2ater 3 1 pinch of salt 3 1 tbsp. of sugar
Situation: place in .rgy. $anla has a common cause of 5odine defciency 2here their main products are
#. *hich o+ the +ollowin are considered oitroenics1
a. mandarins
b. 7ang7ong
c. tomato
d. cassa"a
1(. *hich o+ the +ollowin are rich source o+ 'odine1
a. talaba
b. liver
c. lean meat
d. gi88ard
11. *hat area o+ CHN ba is considered sterile1
a. outside
b. sheath
c. inside
d. sides
Situation: These are nutritional needs of the mother during her pregnancy.
1!. Nancy who 0ust deli"ered a baby boy wor/s as an e7ecuti"e +or a bi company. *hich o+ these
should the nurse Brst encourae1
a. 0i9ed feeding
b. .ottle feeding
c. :eave the baby in the nursery
d. :reast+eedin
Situation: 0r. Reyes, %# years old is a fre;uent visitor of :ions $lub. :ately, he became ine<cient 2ith his 2or7 and
complaining of di88iness.
1". Cou stressed to him and to the Bnally the importance o+ the +ollowin +ood that will help in the
production o+ !:C5 %DC%$3:
a. 7ang7ong
b. egg yol7
c. broccoli
d. ampalaya
1'. Cour health teachin to his +amily is to ser"e +ood rich 'n 'ron and this is:
a. egg yol7
b. ampalaya
c. liver
d. lean meat
Situation: The follo2ing ;uestions pertain to the nurse and responsibilities.
1%. Concerned with the care o+ school-children5 the nurse does the +ollowin.
a. provides for a safe environment
b. detects5 dianose5 and treats children with health problems
c. identifes and refers children 2ith eye problems
d. conducts health education classes
1). (n important reason why erasures 'n the patientEs chart should be a"oided is:
a. chart 2ould loo7 dirty and re=ects, the nurse personality
b. recording maybe illegible
c. chart is a leal document
d. chartings are essential for endorsement and follo2+up care of patient
Situation: This pertains to human anatomy and physiology.
1-. 3he principal +actor-causin "ainal pH to be acidic:
a. (ction o+ &oderleinEs bacillus
b. $ervical mucus changes
c. Secretions from S7ene>s glands
d. Secretions from the .artholin?s glands
Situation: 5n one of your conference 2ith the mid2ives, you ans2ered the ;uestion pertaining to computation and
presentation of statistical data at the Rural> Health @nit. Some of the ;uestions are the follo2ing among others.
1&. 3he +ollowin measures is used as a numerator to capture +or the in+ant mortality rate:
a. Total number of deaths from maternal causes in same year
b. Total number of registered live births of a given year
c. 3otal number o+ deaths less than 1 year o+ ae reistered in same calendar year
d. Total number of deaths registered in same calendar year
1#. 'n order to present the +reFuency o+ occurrence o+ new cases o+ $N( 'n the municipality you ha"e
to compute +or the:
a. prevalence rate
b. case fatality rate
c. proportionate mortality rate
d. incidence rate
Situation: Aursing as a profession benefts from the use of nursing diagnosis process in professional clinical
!(. 3he most important "alues o+ the use o+ nursin dianosis in care plannin is:
a. hihlihts your critical thin/in and decision-ma/in
b. focuses in cause of the illness
c. helps to defne 2hat is health
d. identifes 2hat the nurse can prescribe
Situation: The follo2ing ;uestions pertain to nursing care of child 2ith cardiovascular, disorders.
!1. (my5 G years old5 's admitted with an impression o+ rheumatic +e"er. 3o help establish the
dianosis o+ rheumatic +e"er5 which o+ these Fuestions should the nurse as/1
a. Did my travel abroad recentlyB
b. Did my remar7 of fatigabilityB
c. &id (my ha"e sore throat recently1
d. Did my have viral infectionsB
!!. Nurse Ho re"iews the laboratory data o+ (my. .+ these data5 one would be supporti"e o+ a
dianosis o+ rheumatic +e"er1
a. lo2 hematocrit
b. increased leu7ocyte count
c. hih erythrocyte sedimentation rate
d. elevated antibody level
!". :ob who is dianosed with rheumatic +e"er is prescribed with (spirin. 3he purpose o+ this
medication is to:
a. reduce inIammation
b. relieve an9iety
c. control headache
d. decrease fever
Situation: 1rofessional nursing practice primarily aims to promote health and prevent illness.
!'. 3he meet basic oal o+ health promotion is:
a. healthy
b. absence of disease
c. no illness
d. wellness
!%. Cou are a +actory nurse in a bottlin industry. *hat priority health promotion proram can you
a. 1hysical ftness program
b. (ccident pre"ention proram
c. *ormulating 2or7 strategy
d. Rela9ation e9ercises
Situation: Cour 1" year old daughter tells you that she is having her menarche and that she fees a2ful. To comfort
her, you 2ould e9plain the menstrual cycle.
!). Cou start by deBnin menstruation is:
a. D9pelling of the unfertili8ed egg 2hich causes the bleeding
b. Soughing oE the perimetrium
c. Sign of an aborted pregnancy
d. #onthly slouhin oJ o+ the uterine tirin that had been prepared to nurture a +ertili?ed e.
!-. ."ulation usually occurs on the:
a. !&th day of a !& day menstrual cycle
b. 1st 2ee7 of a !& day menstrual cycle
c. last 2ee7 of a !& day menstrual cycle
d. 14th ay o+ a 24 day menstrual cycle
!&. 3he secretory phase is characteri?ed by the secretion or storae nutrients5 lycoen and mucin.
3his is due to the action o+:
a. prolactin
b. estrogen
c. androgen
d. proesterone
!#. 3o allay the +ears o+ your dauhter reardin losin too much blood durin menses5 you would tell
her that the a"erae blood lost per cycle is:
a. &(ml
b. lFFml
c. 1!( ml
d. 3- ml
Situation: 0rs. 0ia Sandoval, a ne2ly+married couple, plan to start a family planning clinic to choose the most
appropriate contraceptive method for them:
"(. #rs. 9ando"al is 'nterested in 'K&. 3he nurse tells her that its insertion is usually done at this
period o+ the menstrual cycle:
a. -th to 1(th days
b. 1&th to !(th days
c. 1!th to 1)th days
d. 1st 1-4th days
"1. Kpon +urther discussion5 the nurse tal/s about the diaphram which a+ter intercourse must be
/ept in place +or:
a. G-4 hours
b. 1!+!' hours
c. 11+!( hours
d. #+1( hours
"!. #rs. 9ando"al tal/s about +riendEs in+ertility problem that was prescribed with Clomid by her
physician. 3he nurse in+orms her that a side eJect o+ this medication may be:
a. multiple estation
b. headache
c. transitory depression
d. hypertension
Situation: The follo2ing pertains to some concepts and principles of community health nursing G$HAH that a nurse
must apply in carrying out $HA services.
"". Community health Nursin is a ser"ice that is pro"ided in an en"ironment that is constantly
chanin. 3his implied that the community health nurse to be able to pro"ide rele"ant ser"ices.
a. must involve other disciplines 5n carrying out health care services in various settings
b. must provide a service that is community+based
c. must provide a service that is integrated and comprehensive
d. must update her /nowlede on the current and e"ol"in characteristics o+ health care system
"'. 1romotion of health is a maIor responsibility of the $HA, This refers toJ
a. ctivities that see7 to protect clients from potential or actual health threats and their harmful conse;uences
b. (cti"ities directed toward de"elopin the resources o+ clients that maintain or enhance well-bein
c. ctivities directed to2ard decreasing the probability of specifc illness or dysfunctions in individuals
d. ctivities aimed to prevent to spread of microorganisms to 5ndividual
Situation: The public health nurse performs varied functions and activities in her place of 2or7.
"%. 'n dealin with a primira"ida who is a+raid o+ childbirth due to her belie+s and misconceptions.
3he Brst thin that the nurses should do is:
a. help 2oman recogni8e the sign of abnormalities in pregnancy to enable her to report to the mid2ife
b. identi+y the belie+s and misconceptions and their source
c. immediately correct the beliefs and misconceptions
d. refer to mid2ife for regular follo2+up visit
"). <washior/or is a condition usually seen amon pre- school children. 3his is characteri?ed by which
o+ the +ollowin sins1
a. all these sins
b. retarded gro2th and hairs
c. loss of appetite
d. edema
"-. =itamin ( deBciency will lead to which o+ the +ollowin conditions1
a. high blood pressure
b. s2ollen face, body and limb
c. inability to see in the dar/
d. enlargement of the nec7
"&. >race was re+erred to you by a midwi+e. 'n order to determine whether >race is suJerin +rom
se"ere calorie deBciency5 which o+ the +ollowin condition will you ta/e note o+1
a. thin, sparse hair
b. an e7treme wastin away o+ +at muscle
c. paleness of the inner side of the lips
d. generali8ed s2elling of the body
Situation: Cou are the ne2 1ublic Health Aurse in the 0unicipality of 1ontevedra. This municipality has the
follo2ing data in !((":
1opulation + "(,(((
Total infants death + 11
Total number of cases e9amined for 1T. + !((
Total births + %((
ll causes +-'
Aumber of confrmed positive of 1T. cases + %
"#. Cou need to ather a lot o+ data about the community. *hich o+ these can be i"en least priority1
a. community>s belief and practice
b. community s political leadership
c. community>s 7no2ledge in health
d. community>s 2ay of life
'(. Cou studied the Bures o+ disease and accidents that occurred in $onte"edra +or the last 2 years.
3hese Bures are re+erred to as:
a. mortality statistics
b. mortality and morbidity statistics
c. rates and ratios
d. morbidity statistics
'1. *hich o+ the +ollowin i"es a ood reIection o+ the state o+ health o+ $onte"edra1
a. maternal morbidity rate
b. age+specifc death rate
c. infant mortality rate
d. crude death rate
Situation: 5n one of your home visits you discovered that Tristan, ! years old 2ho lives 2ith 0ang Tero his lolo is
still on bottle feeding. Ao supplementary feeding given:
'!. 9upplementary +eedin should be started:
a. at the age of & +1! months
b. at the age of & months
c. not earlier than ! months but not later than ' months
d. not earlier than 4 ninths but and later than G moths
'". CouEre 'nterested to /now whether 3ristan has sins o+ malnutrition. Hence5 you will:
a. weih the child and per+orm physical assessment
b. 2eigh the child
c. perform a physical assessment
d. refer to physician or nearest health facility
Situation: typical teenager, Susan, 1- years old, is in her "rdyear high school. .esides sports and other school
activities, she volunteers for community outreach programs in her school, among them going to the slums of
''. 9usan wears contact lenses. :ut she claims that these are so com+ortable she +orets to remo"es
them at niht. (s the school nurse5 you caution that she should not sleep with her so+t contact lens
because they can damae one o+ these:
a. sciera
b. optic nerve
c. cornea
d. pupil
'%. 'n one o+ her in+ormation- sharin5 9usan mentions that her mother was ta/in diethyisti0bestrd
L&%9M when she was prenant with0ier. 3he nurse +eels that she must suest Eto 9usan one
o+these. N*ch os correct1
a. 65 2iH ta7e your 1ap smear for laboratory e9ams.6
b. 6Do nd use the piKK for contraception.6
c. O$lease see a ynecoloist as soon as possible.O
d. 6void usK ng lampoons during menstruation.6
Situation: 0iss /o is a clinical instructor in $ommunity Health Aursing discussing about vital statistics,
epidemiology and la2s aEecting 1ublic Health and practice of $ommunity Health Aursing.
'). 't is concerned with the study o+ +actors that inIuence the occurrence and distribution o+
diseases5 de+ects disability or deaths. 3his is:
a. %pidemioloy
b. Statistics
c. 1ublic Health
d. $ommunity Health Aursing
'-. 3he !epublic (ct that re+ers to the #ana Carta o+ $ublic Health *or/ers:
a. R. !"&!
b. R. 1()!
c. !.( 23-5
d. R. )'!%
'&. !epublic (ct 21G4 /nown as the O$hilippine Nursin (ct o+ 1991O embodies the reulation o+
$ractice o+ Nursin in the $hilippines. ( member o+ the :oard o+ Nursin must be:
a. $iti8en of the 1hilippines
b. RA and holder of 0aster>s Degree
c. 1( years of continuous practice of the profession
d. (ll o+ the abo"e
Situation: 0r. :aurel, a public nurse is conducting community class in .rgy. La2ayan about pulmonary tuberculosis.
'#. Cateory 3 treatment reimen +or 3: is prescribed to:
a. Ae2 pulmonary T. patients 2hose sputum is positive
b. 1reviously treated patients 2ho are on relapse
c. New pulmonary 3: patients whose sputum is serum-neati"e +or 37 and a chest 7-ray o+ $3:
d. 1reviously treated patients 2ho are failures
%(. *hat 3: dru is net i"en to children under ae G who are too youn to report "isual
a. 5AH
b. Rifampicin
c. %thambutol
d. 1M
%1. Cateory treatment reimen +or 3: 's prescribed. 3his is i"en:
a. 2 months 'ntensi"e phase5 4 months maintenance phase
b. " months intensive phase, % months maintenance phase
c. ! months intense phase, ! months maintenance phase
d. " months 5ntensive phase,) months maintenance phase
Situation: $ancer ran7s third in leading cause of morbidity and mortality in the 1hilippines. Darly detection
5ncreases the survival rate of those aNicted. Cou are a nurse in a cancer+prevention and screening clinic and are
for health education.
%!. 3he +ollowin are warnin sins o+ cancer. *hich one is not1
a. $hange 5n bladder and bo2el habits
b. 5ndigestion or di<culty in s2allo2ing
c. *eiht ain
d. Aagging cough or hoarseness
%". #onthly e7amination L:9%M can help in early detection o+ breast C(. *hen do you per+orm :9%1
a. once a month a+ter menstruation
b. once a month before menstruation
c. every ether month after menstruation
d. every other month before menstruation
%'. 3here are se"eral ris/ +actors with de"elopin cancer. 3he +ollowin are ris/ +actors o+ cancer5
a. age
b. race
c. ordinal petition 'n the +amily
d. lifestyle
%%. ( +orm o+ cancer therapy wherein a beam o+ hih-enery electromanetic radiation desires the
cancer ceils1
a. surgery
b. radiation therapy
c. chemotherapy
d. pallitive treatment
Situation: 0ental health covers the psychosocial concerns of daily living covering the stages of life. DEorts to train
manpo2er have been done by the government through the Aational 0ental Health 1rograms.
Situation: The follo2ing ;uestions are concerned 2ith nutrition.
%). *hich one is not a +unction o+ calcium
a. .one and teeth minerali8ation
b. (bsorption o+ iron and the +ormation o+ hb
c. .lood clothing
d. 0uscle rela9ation and contraction
%-. Derophthalmia is characteri?ed by:
a. Tunnel vision
b. *loaters
c. Niht blindness
d. Oindo2 vision
%&. ( deBciency in protein leads to:
a. <washior/or
b. Ric7etts
c. .eri+beri
d. Hemorrhage
%#. Nutrients are classiBed accordin to their structures. *hich amon these is not a micronutrient1
a. Pitamin
b. 5ron
c. 5odine
d. (mino acids
)(. *hat mineral wor/s with =itamin % to protect body compounds +rom o7idation1
a. Sodium
b. 9elenium
c. Minc
d. 0anganese
Situation: Fsteoporosis is considered a maIor health and economic problem. Fne in every four 2omen over age %(
is believed to have this disease.
)1. *hat is the main reason why (sian women are more in de"elopin osteoporosis than (+rican-
(merican women1
a. There are more post menopausal aged sian 2omen
b. .anes of sian 2omen are "(+'(Q less dense than that of frican+merican 2omen
c. frican+merican 2omen eat more compared to sian 2omen
d. (sian women ha"e lesser bone mass compared to (+rican-(merican women
)!. 3here are +actors that predispose an indi"idual +or osteoporosis. *hat +actor is least associated
with the disease1
a. Decreased level of o9ygen
b. $alcium defciency
c. %7posure to sunliht
d. :ac7 of e9ercise
)". *omen o"er 5- years are "ery much at ris/ +or +ractures. *here 's the most common site o+
+ractures to osteoporosis1
a. +emur
b. forearm
c. vertebrae
d. hips
Situation: 0rs. 0. has been given a copy of her diet. He consulted you about her prescribed diet.
)'. *hich o+ the +ollowin diseases results +rom niacin deBciency1
a. diabetes
b. beriberi
c. pellara
d. megaloblastIc anemia
)%. He also as/ed about =itamin %. 3he richest source o+ =itamin % is:
a. "eetable oil
b. mil7
c. fsh
d. cereals
)). 3he most common "itamin deBciency seen in alcoholics is:
a. 3hiamne
b. Ribo=avin
c. 1yrido9ine
d. 1antothenic acid
Situation: 0r. S., a patient in 0S 2ard, 2ants to increase his Pitamin $ inta7e. He also as7s you several ;uestions
about nutrition.
)-. *hich o+ the +ollowin +oods is not well-/nown source o+ =itamin C1
a. tomatoes
b. grapefruits
c. reen and yellow "eetables
d. oranges
)&. =itamin C deBciency is characteri?ed by the +ollowin e7cept:
a. redness and edema of the gums
b. pinpoint peripheral hemorrhages
c. pernicious anemia
d. bones that fracture easily
Situation 1. The follo2ing pertains to some concepts and principles of community health nursing that a nurse must
apply in carry out $HA services.
G9. Community heatlth nursin is a Beld o+ nursin which utili?e
1. Lno2ledge about the history and philosophy of public health practices
!. $oncepts of epidemiology and bio+statistics
". 1rinciples of leadership and management
' 1rinciples of social change
a. 15 25 3 P 4
b. 1 R !
$. ! R "
d. 1,! R "
-(. *hich o+ the +ollowin +eatures should the nurse incorporate in her practice o+ community health
nursin LCHNM1
1. $HA is oriented to population
!. $HA emphasi8e health
". $HA involves interdisciplinary collaboration
'. $HA promotes client participation in determining their o2n health
a. 15 25 3 P 4
b. " R ' only
c. 1 R ! only
d. 1, ! R "
-1. 'n order to strenthen community participation in health acti"ities in the community5 which o+ this
+ollowin should be done by the $ublic Health Nurse1
1. 5dentify the e9isting and potential leaders of the community
!. *orm a core group for health
". *ormulate action program for health
'. Tell the community leaders 2hat to do for their health problems
a.1 R "
b." R '
c.1 P 2
d.! R "
-!. *hich o+ the +ollowin characteri?e $rimary Health Care1
1. Dssential health care accessible and acceptable to individual and families in the community
!. The cost of care is aEordable to community and country
". The setting is in tertiary hospitals
'. Re;uireJ health personnel and speciali8ed training
a. 1 R '
b. " R '
c. 1 P 2
d. ! R "
-". *hich o+ the +ollowin statements about the $HN6s role in the community is/are correct1
1. The 1HA 2ill only enIoy her 2or7 if she accepts her role and is able to perform that role
!. The 1HA is a community health nurse if she is able to establish rapport 2ith the community o<cials and
". The 1HA 2ish only give bedside nursing care
'. The 1HA can 2al7through mud, 2or7 under stress and eat 2ith the people in the barangay
a.1 R !
b." R '
$. ! R "
d. 15 2 P 4
Situation !. $ynthia 1ayas at "( 2ee7s of gestation has been admitted to the labor room. She says she been
having moderate contractions every "+% minutes lasting almost a minute. Her membranes are placed.
-'. ,rom the nurseEs assessment Bndins o+ ;eopold maneu"ers 39 re"ealed a so+t5 rounded mass5
irreular nodules on CynthiaEs riht side and a hard prominence on her riht5 0ust abo"e the
symphisis. *hich o+ the +ollowin best describe the +etal presentation and position1
a. RF1
b. ;.(
c. :S
d. RS1
-%. Health teachin durin the prenatal period emphasi?e the e7pectant motherEs need to o to the
hospital when:
a. Contractions are 5-1- min5 apart lastin 3- seconds and are +elt as stron as menstrual cramp.
b. $ontractions are % min. apart lasting )( seconds and in increasing intensity
c. $ontractions are "+% min. apart 2ith rectal pressure and bloody sho2
d. contractions are !+" min apart lasting #( seconds and membranes have ruptured
-). 3he nurse continues with her admission assessment. *hich location should the nurse anticipate
Bndin the +etal heart tones1
a. above the umbilicus on her left side
b. above the umbilicus on her right side
c. below the umbilicus o+ #onaEs le+t side
d. belo2 the umbilicus of 0ona?s right side
--. 3he nurse assessed the +reFuency5 duration and intensity o+ CynthiaEs contractions. *hich o+ the
+ollowin techniFues should the nurse use1
a. Holding the fnger and palm over the area belo2 the umbilicus
b. 0oving of her ringers of one hand over the uterus pressing into the muscle
c. 9preadin the riners o+ one hand tihtly o"er the hand
d. 5ndenting the uterus in several places during and bet2een contractions
-&. &urin labor5 when positionin a client on lithotomy5 the nurse should
a. 0a7e sure the legs are safety strapped on the stirrups
b. 1ut her on semi+ceiling position frst
c. /radually lift one legs after the other
d. $ut up he+ clientEs le toether
Situation ". n early childhood febrile syndrome aEecting the lymphodes 2as identifed by the 1ublic Health
-#. Cristina a three years old irl came to !HK due to +e"er unresponsi"e to antibiotics. &urin
assessment5 the nurse noticed that she has Ostrawberry tonue O. *hich the +ollowin syndrome her
a. Larachi fever
b. 5garashi fever
c. <awasa/i +e"er
d. Aagasa7i fever
&(. Kpon assessment5 you ha"e obser"ed that Cristina was irritable with mood chanes and cer"ical
lymphadenopalhy. *hat would you do to her1
a. .lame the mother
b. /ive medication
c. &i"ert bar attention
d. Span7 her
&1. *hen the doctor arri"ed5 the mother wanted to brin her child to a tertiary hospital. *hich le"el
o+ bars would you put Cristina in1
a. fourth
b. frst
c. second
d. third
&!. *hich amon the treatment below was ordered by the physician +or CristinaEs mother to buy +rom
the O:oti/a sa baranayO1
a. 5mmunoglobuline
b. ntihistamine
c. 1aracetamol
d. 9alicylatea
&". 9usceptibility o+ the syndrome that Cristina was aJected with5 is +rom what ancestry1
a. ryan
b. $aucasian
c. (sian
d. merica
Situation ). Aurses provide care to individuals in the various stages of health R illness.
&'. *hich o+ the +ollowin are internal +actors that inIuence health practices1
a. *amily practices
b. Aorms of society
c. !eliious belie+s
d. Developmental stage
&%. Health-illness continuum re+ers to which o+ the +ollowin statements1 ( person
a. $an both be healthy or ill
b. 5s either healthy or sic7
c. Can be at the le"el o+ health P illness
d. 5s either not healthy or not ill
&). .neEs ideas con"ictions and attitudes which inIuence his le"el o+ health is re+erred to as his:
a. Health belie+s
b. Health habits
c. health practice
d. health perceptions
&-. Health :elie+s #odel states that one ta/es health action i+:
a. 5s consistent of his health beliefs
b. /et support from family
c. gree 2ith the society>s norms
d. *ill pre"ent his ettin sic/
&&. Health action that /eeps oneEs present le"el o+ health is re+erred to as:
a. Health enhancement
b. Health promotion
c. Death prevention
d. Health maintenance
Situation -.$athy is in the early frst trimester of her frst pregnancy. ,
&#. Cathy "isits her ynecoloist to conBrm a suspected prenancy. &urin the nursin history5 she
states that her last menstrual period bean (pril 11. Cathy states that some spottin occurred in #ay
4. 3he Nurse calculates that her due date is:
a. Hanuary 1-
b. Sanuary 1&
c. *ebruary 1!
d. *ebruary 1%
#(. Cathy as/s the nurse why menstruation ceases once prenancy occurs. 3he nurseEs best response
would be that this occurs because o+ the
a. !eduction in the secretion o+ hormones by the o"aries
b. 1roduction of estrogen and progesterone by the ovaries.
c. Secretion of luteini8ing hormone produced by the pituitary
d. Secretion of follicle+stimulating hormone produced by the pituitary.
#1. 3he nurse is aware that the nausea and "omitin commonly e7perienced by many women durin
the Brst trimester o+ prenancy is an adaptation to the increased le"el o+
a. Dstrogen
b. 1rogesterone
c. :uteini8ing hormone
d. Chorionic onadothropin
#!. 3he nurse in the prenatal clinic should pro"ide nutritional counselin to all newly prenant women
a. 0ost 2eight gain during pregnancy is =uid retention
b. Dietary allo2ance should not increase during pregnancy
c. 1regnant 2omen must adhere to a specifc pregnancy diet
d. &iJerent sources o+ essential nutrients are +a"ored by diJerent cultural roups
#". Cathy is now in her 4 wee/s o+ prenancy and complains o+ ha"in to o to the bathroom o+ten to
urinate. 3he nurse e7plains to her that urinary +reFuency o+ten occurs because the capacity o+ the
bladder durin prenancy is diminished by:
a. tony of the detrusor muscle
b. Compression by the ascendin uterus
c. $ompromise of the autonomic re=e9es
d. $onstriction of the ureteral entrance at the trigone
Situation &. 5DS cases has been all over the country and yet only fe2 are reported cases due to the stigma attach
to it.
#'. *hat is the causati"e aent in H'=/('&91
a. trichomonas vaginalis
b. Human5 3-cell lymphotrophio "irus
c. Treponema pallidum
d. $hlamydia tranchomatis
#%. ( classic +ull blown ('&9 case is identiBed by clinical mani+estations such as:
a. 1ersistent generali8ed lymphadenopathy
b. Sudden loss of 2eight, afternoon fever and general malaise
c. 3umors and opportunistic in+ections
d. *ever, 2eight loss, night s2eats and diarrhea
#). $ulmonary complications are the most common problem in carin +or ('&9 patients. 3his is
a. Laposi>s Sarcoma
b. *ilterable Pirus
c. $neumonia Carnii
d. Staphylococcus bacteria
#-. 3he cause o+ death o+ most ('&9 patients who de"elop multiple opportunistic in+ections is/are the
a. Oea7ened immune system impairs response to therapy
b. (H o+ these La5 b5 cM
c. Oea7ened immune system impairs resistance to infection
d. 5nfection cannot be treated eEectively
#&. 'mplementation o+ the +ollowin acti"ities can help pre"ent the transmission o+ ('&9 throuh the
1. $onduct public education campaign, 2ith the aim of implementation self+deferral of blood donate 2ho are ris7 of
H5P infection
!. Dducate health care 2or7ers on the correct use of blood
". $onduct surveillance of 2omen attending anti+natal clinics
'. @se of condoms of those found to be infected 2ith H5P
a. 1 P 2
b. " R '
$. 1 R "
d. ! R "
Situation 1(. Cou are assigned as a public health nurse to oversee the diEerent health activities in your community.
##. *hile you were oin o"er the record o+ #rs. Ky who missed her prenatal appointment date. Her
re"iew o+ the +amily +older showed the +ollowin: >!-''5 $(!( ''Q with sliht edemaQ :$R15-/1--. #ra.
Ky eldest son in underweiht is sic/ o+ H-+e"er. Nurse ;inda planned a home "isit. *hich o+ the
+ollowin would you i"e priority in plannin her +or the +amily1
a. #rs. KyEs eldest son who is sic/ with H-+e"er
b. 0rs. @y pre+eclampsia
c. Autritional status of 0rs. @y?s eldest son
d. *amily potential threat of cross+infection from H+fever
1((. 3he midwi+e re+ers to you a +amily who +ails to ta/e action reardin a sic/ member o+ the +amily
despite her suestions. 'n helpin the +amily decide on what actions to ta/e you will.
1. D9plain the conse;uences of inaction
!. 5dentify the courses of action open to the family and resources needed for each
". Discuss the conse;uences of each course of action available
'. 5n=uence me family to act on 2hat you thin7 is best for the situation
a. 1 R '
b. 25 3 P 1
c. ! R "
d. ' only
1(1. %lisa is on her 1 1/2 month prenancy. Her Brst child 3 1/2 months old. 9he as/ed you i+ she
should stop breast+eedin her Brst baby since she is now prenant. Cour response should be the
+ollowin. %DC%$3:
a. .reastfeeding during pregnancy is not harmful to either of the babies.
b. Sudden 2eaning can be harmful and can ma7e the older child ill
c. :reast mil/ is only "aluable until the child is 4 months old
d. She can start giving solid foods in preparation for 2eaning 2hen her child is ' to ) months old
1(!. *hich o+ the +ollowin statements is correct reardin Community Health Nursin LCHNM1
a. 1rofessional gro2th and development of the 1HA is the responsibility of the Department health
b. 1rovision of $HA care is not any 2ay aEected by policies of the agency 2here the Aurse 2or7
c. The 1HA 2or7ed 2ith community 1# for ) years can solely determine the health needs of the community
d. %"aluation o+ the health status o+ indi"iduals and +amilies should be done in consultation with them
1(". 'n de"elopin capability o+ people to assume more responsibility +or their health5 which o+ the
+ollowin statements would you consider most important1
a. :ead+lag in the health activities
b. Frgani8ing me community for health
c. 'denti+yin health problems with the people
d. 0a7ing medicine available
Situation 11. Demographic profle of the elderly population is important in the nursing profession and it is therefore
important to 7no2 the basic facts about it
1('. (ccordin to the deBnition o+ KN and *H. elderly people are who belon to the ae brac/et o+
a. G- years old and abo"e
b. )% to -' years old
c. &% years old and above
d. -% to &' years old
1(%. 3here are +our classiBcations o+ elderly5 which ae roup do old-old person5 belon
a. %% to )( years old
b. )% to -' years old
c. -% to &' years old
d. 45 years old and abo"e
1(). ,actors that aJect !eproducti"e health includes5 e7cept5
a. Socio+economic
b. Status of Oomen
c. 9tatus o+ #en
d. Social and /ender 5ssues
1(-. %lement o+ !eproducti"e Hearth is responsible +or the se7 education +or students5
a. 0en>s Reproductive Health
b. (dolescent !eproducti"e Health
c. *amily 1lanning
d. P..O
1(&. %ssential 3ool used in Community Health Nursin5 that sa"es time and eJort5
a. :a techniFue
b. 1ublic Health .ag
c. .1 pparatus
d. Thermometer Techni;ue
1(#. $rinciples in Home =isit include5 e7cept
a. Home visit should have an obIective or purpose.
b. 1lanning of Home Pisit should be =e9ible and practical.
c. $lannin re"ol"es around the needs o+ the Nurse.
d. 1lanning should revolve around the essential needs of the family,
11(. 9teps in Home =isit5 which should be done initially1
a. Oash hands
b. >reet Client or household
c. D9plain purpose of visits
d. s7 about client>s health status.
111. (+ter home deli"ery5 the Nurse should include in her health teachin
a. $ircumcision of the 5nfant
b. 5mmuni8ation
c. Starting the infant on bottle feeding
d. :reast +eedin o+ in+ant
11!. 'n i"in tetanus to7oid immuni?ation +or prenant women5 the Brst dose should be i"en.
a. Second Trimester
b. "rd Trimester
c. 1 year after delivery
d. as early as possible durin prenancy
11". 3he leal mandate that supports the $HC act
a. ;.' 949
b. 1D ##)
c. D.F %1
d. R-1&(
11'. !eFuirements to be a $ublic Health Nurse 'ncludes
1. *ilipino citi8en
!. .SA, RA
". 0asters degree in Aursing
'. " years as a $. 5
a. 1, "
b. ", '
c. 15 2
d. !, '
11%. *hich o+ the +ollowin statements best e7plain the concept o+ people empowerment1
a. 1eople are the health benefciaries
b. $eople themsel"es are health resources
c. 1eople can demand health services
d. 1eople are our partners in health
11). (s a $HN you also ha"e an acti"e role in disease sur"eillance sod epidemioloy o+ disease in the
community. (mon others you also do the +ollowin.
1. 5mmediately inform the rural health physician of any unusual increases cases in the community disease.
!. $onduct epidemiological investigation on all reported outbrea7s
". Re;uest the mid2ife to graph 2ee7ly disease incidence cases in the municipality
'. ssist in the planning and implementing disease control measures during outbrea7
a. 15 2 P 4
b. ! R '
c. 1 R '
d. " R '
11-. 3he habitual presence o+ a disease or in+ectious aent within a i"en eoraphic area is:
a. %pidemic
b. Dndemic
c. 1andemic
d. Sporadic
11&. #easures the +reFuency o+ occurrence o+ new cases o+ a certain disease durin a i"en period o+
a. 1revalence rate
b. %ndemic
c. *atality rate
d. 0ortality rate
Situation 1". Theories regarding the aging process 2ere formulated in order to guide the health care profession in
their care of the elderly patient.
11#. 3heories proposed to e7plain ain are orani?ed as:
a. *ully e9planatory and partially e9planatory
b. $omplete and incomplete
c. >enetic5 biochemical and sociopsycholoical
d. Lno2n and un7no2n
1!(. 'n the O*ear and 3earO theory o+ ain continued use o+ the body is supposed to lead to worn out
parts5 similar to the brea/down and wearin out S+ old machinery. 3his could not e7plain ain
a. $ontinued use has little eEect
b. Aothing over 2ears out completely
c. The human body can?t be compared to machinery
d. >reater use leads to impro"ement in some systems such as muscles
1!1. 3he O9omatic #utation 3heoryO states that low doses o+ radiation accelerate ain. 3he theory
has been critici?ed +or three reasons. *hich o+ the +ollowin is not o+ the reasons why this theory
e7plains little about the ain process.
a. 9unscreens are now a"ailable to bloc/ out +ee harm+ul ultra"iolet rays
b. The eEect of the sun occurs mainly in dividing cells 2hile the eEects of aging are seen mainly in calls that no
longer divide
c. The number of cells that undergo mutation is too small to account for overall aging.
d. 0ost cells contain mechanisms for the repair of DA
1!!. *hich o+ the +ollowin e7plains that the critical +actor in +ramin old ae concerns is how well
persons +unction in reards to acti"ities o+ daily li"in1
a. 3he +unctional capacity theory
b. The activity theory
c. the disengagement theory
d. the personal meaning theory
1!". 3he "iew o+ the older people O*ithdrawO +rom the soclety is:
a. The adics theory
b. 3he disenaement theory
c. The parling theory
d. The absence theory
Situation 1'. 0rs. $astro is one+2ee7 post partum. She visits health center because of fever and intense pain over
the episiotomy site.
1!'. *hat will be Brst action o+ the nurse1
a. ssess for signs of anemia
b. Determine nutritional status
c. s7 for the possibility of se9ual intercourse
d. %lici: history o+ deli"ery
1!%. Kpon inspection the nurse obser"es an edematous episiotomy site. *hich o+ the +ollowin
inter"ention will you Brst apply1
a. dminister antimicrobials as ordered
b. %7pose the wound to periliht
c. $leanse the episiotomy 2ith iodine solution
d. /ive oral analgesic
1!). Kpon inspection the nurse obser"es an edematous episiotomy site. *hich o+ the +ollowin herbal
plants can be used to related perineal in+ection1
a. :agundi
b. .anana :eaves
c. Herba .uena
d. >ua"a ;ea"es
1!-. :reast enorement can also cause temperature ele"ation5 but does not last loner than how
many hours1
a. '& hours
b. 1! hours
c. 1( hours
d. 24 hours
1!&. *hich o+ the +ollowin is an anti-inIammatory dru1
a. 0etoprotol succinate
b. #e+enamic (cid
c. 0eperidine hydrochloride
d. 0efhylergonovine oaaleate
Situation 1%. The Department of Health implements various health programs and proIects in order to achieve its
goals and obIectives. s a 1ublic Health Aurse you are one of the implementers of these programs at the municipal
1!#. 3he primary +unction o+ the &epartment o+ Health is the promotion5 preser"ation or restoration
o+ the health o+ the people throuh.
a. Regulation and encouragement of providers of health goods and services
b. 1rovision and delivery of health services
c. ll of these e9cept reduction of morbidity and mortality
d. !eduction o+ morbidity and mortality
1"(. 'n recent years5 the o"ernment ha"e i"en more emphasis o+ which o+ the +ollowin.
a. Rehabilitation
b. Treatment of disease
c. $re"ention o+ illness
d. Treatment and rehabilitation
1"1. 'n your campain aainst se7ually transmitted disease which o+ these roups are your taret
audience +or health education1
a. $ommercial social 2or7ers
b. ll of these groups
c. /eneral population
d. Health 2or7ers and private practitioners
1"!. <nowin the policies i+ the National ,amily $lannin $roram which o+ these is the best
contracepti"e method to use +or a couple who ha"e already +our children1
a. @se of 5@D since she is still on her postpartum period
b. Aatural family planning method since her menstruation is still regular
c. ( method they will choose and use
d. Tubal ligation as this is more permanent method
1"". Knder the National Center Control $roram5 the +ollowin are primary pre"ention measures
implemented cancer o+ the mouth e7cept
a. voidance of inverted cigarette smo7ing
b. None o+ these
c. 5mproved dental hygiene
d. voidance of smo7ing and betel che2ing
Situation 1). The $ommunity Health Aurse prepares,participate in the preparation of the community health care
1"'. 'n order to plan eJecti"ely5 the nurse needs a -wor/in /nowlede on the +ollowin5 e7cept
a. None o+ these
b. The 2ay people vie2 health and ho2 they are using health care services
c. Health status profle of the community
d. Data on ;uality assurance
1"%. 'n a rural health unit with +ull man power complement5 the nurseEs main contribution in the
preparation o+ the total health care plan is the.
a. $reparation o+ the nursin component o+ the plan
b. $ollation of the data on Health Statistics
e. 5dentifcation of health problem of the barangays
d. nalysis of the community survey data
1"). *hich o+ the +ollowin statement would ser"e as a uide in the preparation5 o+ the community
health care plan1
a. Recommendation for action should be stated in ;uantifable terms
b. The formulation of criteria for evaluating the eEectiveness of the plans must be an aspect of planning
c. (ll o+ these statements
d. 1roblems goals and obIectives should be stated in ;uantifable terms
1"-. *hich o+ the +ollowin is a well-stated ob0ecti"e o+ a community health nursin care plan
a. 3o increase the number o+ mothers comin +or prenatal chec/-up by 258 in G months time.
b. To increase the number of home visits by %(Q
c. To increase the coverage for immuni8ation in 1 year time
d. To increase the number of children receiving food assistance
1"&. '+ the ob0ecti"es o+ the health care plan is to decrease the number o+ children with parasitism: by
5-8 by the end o+ 2 years5 which o+ these would be an appropriate e"aluation indicator1
a. Number o+ children +ound positi"e +or ascaris/ amebiasis/ hoo/worm5 in+ection
b. Aumber of children e9amined for parasitism
c. Aumber of children 2ho consulted for abdominal pain and anemia
d. Aumber of children 2ho 2ere de2ormed
Situation 1-. Cour head nurse participated a !+2ee7s seminar. Cou 2ere designated to be an o<cer+in+charge of
your nursing unit.
1"#. 'n unit plannin which o+ the +ollowin Fuestions initiate the process1
a. Ho2 to schedule the activitiesB
b. Oho 2ill do the planningB
c. *hat is to be accomplished1
d. Ohere to get unit suppliesB
1'(. 3his is an e7ample o+ data that should be analy?ed when identi+yin missin needs.
a. Number o+ nursin staJ
b. 0edical diagnosis of patient
c. Oard supplies and materials
d. 1atient classifcation
1'1. 3o accomplish the nursin unit wor/5 you should Brst et in+ormation about:
a. .b0ecti"es o+ the unit
c. Aursing budget
b. Aursing service organi8ational chart
d. 0ission of the hospital
1'! 3his is an e7ample o+ a patient care unit ob0ecti"e
a. To ensure ade;uate unit supplies,materials
b. To use the 7arde9 system of charting
c. To determine the number of nursing staE needed
d. 3o pro"ide sa+e nursin
1'". *hich o+ the +ollowin tools can be most help+ul in the e"aluation o+ staJ per+ormance1
a. 1erformance assessment
b. $er+ormance standard
c. 1erformance audit
d. 1erformance appraisal
Situation 1&. Rebecca, a ! year old and her 0other are consulting the community health nurse
1''. 3he nurse obser"es !ebecca at play in the clinic. 9he reali?es that at this ae5 !ebecca could be
e7pected to e7hibit which o+ the +ollowin1
a. .uild houses 2ith bloc7s
b. 's e7tremely possessi"e o+ toys
c. ttempts to stay 2ithin the hue 2hen coloring
d. muses herself 2ith a picture boo7 of 1% minutes
1'%. *hen obser"in !ebecca5 the nurse would e7pect her to enae in which type o+ play1
a. $arallel play
b. Solitary play
c. $ompetitive play
d. tumbling play
1'). !ebeccaEs mother as/s the nurse when it would be appropriate to ta/e her to the dentist +or
dental prophyla7is. *hat is the nurse most appropriate response1
a. .efore starting school
b. :etween 2 and 3 years o+ ae
c. Ohen Rebecca begins to lose deciduous teeth
d. The ne9t time another family member goes to the dental
1'-. !ebeccaEs mother sayEs that !ebecca consistently says OnoT e"ery time she is oJered Iuids.
Considerin !ebeccaEs de"elopment5 how could the nurse assist the mother to increase !ebeccaEs
Iuid inta/e1
a. Distract her 2ith some food
b. .e frm and hand her the glass
c. .Jer her a choice o+ two thins to drin/
d. :et Rebecca see that she is ma7ing her mother angry
1'&. !ebecca is well and is to be dischared- Her mother as/s the nurse why !ebecca persists in
sayin EEnoEE to e"erythin. 3he nurse e7plains to !ebeccaEs mother that this neati"ism is helpin
!ebecca to meet a 2 year old need +or which o+ the +ollowin1
a. Trust
b. ttention
c. Discipline
d. 'ndependence
Situation 1#. Cou are the nurse assigned in the nursery unit and your patients are of various ages.
1'#. (ssessment an in+ant5 the nurse /nows that a pincer rasp nornally appears
a. t the same time as the palmar grasp
b. :etween 9 P 12 month o+ ae
c. .et2een % R - month of age
d. long 2ith the ability to 6ra7e6 obIects to2ard themselves
1%(. 'n a child de"elopment5 the period o+ neati"ism beins when the child
a. $an manipulate his or her parents
b. $opies negative behavior of sibling.
c. 's strulin between dependence and independence
d. 5s learning manual s7ills
1%1. 3he nurse is carin +or a hospitali?ed toddler who was toilet trained home. He wets his pants.
3he best response to this situation is to say1
a. 65ts o7ay, try not to 2et your pants ne9t timeT
b. O3hatEs o/ay. Now lets et you cleaned upT
c. 65 7no2 you understand ho2 to use the toiletJ 2hat happenedB6
d. 6Cour mom told me you don>t 2et anymoreJ 2hat>s 2rongB6
1%!. *hich o+ the +ollowin beha"ior would a normal 14 moths old be li/ely to e7hibit durin the Brst
+ew hours o+ hospitali?ation1
a. Cryin loudly when parents lea"e
b. Readily accepting the nurse caring for him
c. Sho2ing considerable interest in ne2 toy
d. Sitting ;uietly in the comer of the cab, sho2ing little or no interest in his surrounding
1%". %"aluatin a 1 month old in+ant normal de"elopmental s/ills5 the Nurse should obser"e that the
a. (cti"ely +ollow mo"ement o+ +amiliar persons with her eyes
b. Responds to 6Ao+Ao6
c. Turns her head to a familiar noise
d. Discriminates bet2een family and strangers
154. 3he nurse /nows which o+ the +ollowin indicates protein deBciency1
a. Hypoalbuminemia and pot belly
b. Loionychia Gspoon+shaped nailsH
c. .eefy red tongued.
d. .leeding gums
1%%. :e+ore administerin a tube +eedin the nurse /nows to per+orm which o+ the +ollowin
a. 3he >' tract includin bowel sound5 last :# and distention
b. The clients neurologic status, especially gag re=e9
c. The amount of air in the stomach
d. The formula used directly from the refrigerator
1%). (n adult is bein tauht about a healthy diet. 3he nurse can oJer:
a. 0il7
b. Sello
c. ,reshly sFuee?ed orane 0uice
d. 5ce cream
1%-. (n adult has recei"ed an in0ection o+ immunolobulin. 3he nurse /nows that the client will
de"elop which o+ the +ollowin types o+ immunity:
a. ctive natural immunity
b. ctive artifcial immunity
c. 1assive natural immunity
d. $assi"e artiBcial immunity
1%&. *hich o+ these roups should a nurse taret when plannin a community education presentation
about testicular cancer1
a. Day care providers
b. Senior citi8ens
c. 0iddle + aged men
d. High + school students
1%#. ( woman reports all o+ the +ollowin data when i"in his history to a nurse. *hich one would
indicate a ris/ +actor +or de"elopin cancer o+ cer"i71
a. Diet high in fat
b. D9posure to pesticides
c. 6Ohat does your family 2ant you to do.6
d. O' wouldnEt ha"e the surery done without a second opinion.O
1)(. ( nurse is plannin a community education presentation about testicular cancer. 3he lare
roups should be men aed:
a. 2- to 39 years
b. '( to '# years
c. %( to )' years
d. )% years and older
1)1. ( 1--year-old boy who is in the terminal staes o+ &uchenne muscular dystrophy is bein cared
+or at home. *hen e"aluatin +or ma0or complications o+ this disease5 a nurse would i"e priority to
assessin which o+ the +ollowin body systems1
a. 5ntegumentary
b. Aeurological
c. !espiratory
d. /astrointestinal
1)!. 3he physician as/s the nurse to describe the laparoscopy procedure +or sterili?ation to #s.
:ruce. *hich o+ the +ollowin is part o+ a correct e7planation o+ this procedure1
a. 3wo small abdominal incisions are made to introduce the instrument
b. Hospitali8ation for ' to % days is normally re;uired
c. This procedure is performed vaginally
d. This procedure re;uires the consent of the se9ual partner
1)". 3he nurse is as/ed to plan a health teachin proram +or women o+ child-bearin ae with
enital herpes. *hich one o+ the +ollowin should the nurse include in a teachin session1
a. The physician 2ill prescribe an antiviral drug as a pregnancy is confrmed
b. /enital herpes in the mother+has no eEect on the infant
c. Oait until the infection has been cured before becoming pregnant
d. '+ prenant5 in +orm the physician o+ a history o+ enital herpes
1)'. #s. #annin is scheduled +or $apanicolaou test L$ap 9mearM at the time o+ the ne7t "isit to the
physicianEs oUce. *hich one o+ the +ollowin instructions should the nurse i"e to #s. #annin1
a. &o not douche +or 2 to 3 days be+ore this test
b. Do not drin7 coEee or alcoholic beverages for ! days before this test
c. 5t 2ill be necessary to fast from midnight the night before the test
d. .ring a sanitary nap7in 2ith you because bleeding usually occurs after this 2ee7
1)%. 3he nurse obtains a health history +rom #s. !ee"es who states that she usually has symptoms
when she o"ulates. '+ #s. !ee"es has a normal menstrual cycle5 how many days a+ter o"ulation
should menstruation bein1
a. " days
b. - days
c. 14 days
d. !1 days
1)). 3he physician as/s the nurse to discuss the use o+ an oral contracepti"e with #s. 9heppard. 3he
nurse should instruct #s. 9heppard that oral contracepti"e:
a. (re ta/en at the same time each day5 pre+erably in the e"enin
b. 0ust be ta7en on an empty stomach
c. re started on the frst day of menstruation
d. re best ta7en in the morning before brea7fast
1)-. #s. &odd has been told by her physician that she has enital warts5 which are caused by a
human .papilloma-"irus-in+ection. 9he as/s the nurse i+ there is any daner or problems associated
with this condition. 3he most correct response-is based on the +act that enital warts:
a. $an be treated 2ith an antibiotic, such as penicillin or tetracycline
b. ppear to increase the ris7 of cancer of the vulva, vagina, and cervi9
c. $an be prevented of the individual ta7es birth control pills
d. (re o+ no daner and need not be treated
1)&. *hich o+ the +ollowin are included in the instructions +or a client ha"in a pel"ic e7amination1
a. Self+administer an enema or ta7e a la9ative for ! nights prior to the e9amination
b. =oid immediately be+ore the e7amination
c. Douche the day before the e9amination
d. Do not eat or drin7 =uids after midnight
1)#. 3he nurse is assined to teach youn women attendin a ynecoloy clinic. 3he physician
suests that the nurse include e7plainin ways to pre"ent to7ic shoc/ syndrome. *hich one o+ the
+ollowin suestions can be included in this teachin session1
a. ("oid usin super absorbed tampons
b. Ta7e a diuretic at the onset of menstruation
c. void the use of large sanitary pads
d. @se a tampon onGy during the night