Community Health Nursing Community Nursing Services Quiz for your nursing review.
#1. Nurse Ryan Martin is aware that the best initial approach when trying to take a crying toddler’s temperature is
When dealing with a crying toddler, the best approach is to talk to the mother and ignore the toddler first. This approach helps the toddler get used to the nurse before she attempts any procedures. It also gives the toddler an opportunity to see that the mother trusts the nurse.
#2. Baby Grace Hong a 3 month old infant just had a cleft lip and palate repair. What should the nurse do to prevent trauma to operative site?
Soft restraints from the upper arm to the wrist prevent the infant from touching her lip but allow him to hold a favorite item such as a blanket. Because they could damage the operative site, objects such as pacifiers, suction catheters, and small spoons shouldn’t be placed in a baby’s mouth after cleft repair. A baby in a prone position may rub her face on the sheets and traumatize the operative site. The suture line should be cleaned gently to prevent infection, which could interfere with
healing and damage to the cosmetic appearance of the repair.
#3. Which action should nurse Maria Santos include in the care plan for a 2 month old with heart failure?
Because feeding requires so much energy, an infant with heart failure should rest.
#4. Nurse Hazel is teaching a mother who plans to discontinue breast feeding after 5 months. The nurse should advise her to include which foods in her infant’s diet?
Infants at the age of 5 months should receive iron-rich formula and they shouldn’t receive solid food, even baby food until age 6 months.
#5. Mommy Mira is playing with her infant, who is sitting securely alone on the floor of the clinic. The mother hides a toy behind her back and the infant looks for it. The nurse is aware that estimated age of the infant would be
A 10-month-old infant can sit alone and understands object permanence, so he would look for the hidden toy. At age 4 to 6 months, infants can’t sit securely alone. At age 8 months, infants can sit securely alone but cannot understand the permanence of objects.
#6. Which of the following is the most prominent feature of public health nursing?
The catchments area in PHN consists of a residential community, many of whom are well individuals who have a greater need for preventive rather than curative services.
#7. When the nurse determines whether resources were maximized in implementing Ligtas Tigdas, she is evaluating
Efficiency is determining whether the goals were attained at the least possible cost.
#8. Chloe Leong is a new B.S.N. graduate. She wants to become a Public Health Nurse. Where should she apply?
R.A. 7160 devolved basic health services to local government units (LGUs). The public health nurse is an employee of the LGU.
#9. Mark Martin is aware the Chairman of the Municipal Health Board is:
The local executive serves as the chairman of the Municipal Health Board.
#10. Myra is the public health nurse in a municipality with a total population of about 20,000. There are 3 rural health midwives among the RHU personnel. How many more midwife items will the RHU need?
Each rural health midwife is given a population assignment of about 5,000.