Role of community health workers in health promotion of mother and child nursing quiz

Role of community health workers in health promotion of mother and child nursing quiz for your nursing review.

According to Freeman and Heinrich, community health nursing is a developmental service. Which of the following best illustrates this statement?

a. The community health nurse continuously develops himself personally and professionally.

b. Health education and community organizing are necessary for providing community health services.

c. Community health nursing is intended primarily for health promotion and prevention and treatment of disease.

d. The goal of community health nursing is to provide nursing services to people in their places of residence.

Answer Key:
The community health nurse develops the health capability of people through health education  and community organizing activities.



#1. Nurse Mark Martin is aware that the disease declared through Presidential Proclamation No. 4 as a target for eradication in the Philippines is?

Presidential Proclamation No. 4 is on the Ligtas Tigdas Program.


#2. May knows that the step in community organizing that involves training of potential leaders in the community is

In core group formation, the nurse can transfer the technology of community organizing to the potential or informal community leaders through a training program.


#3. Glenda a public health nurse takes an active role in community participation. What is the primary goal of community organizing?

Community organizing is a developmental service, to develop the people’s self-reliance in dealing with community health problems. A, B, and C are objectives of contributory objectives to this goal.


#4. Tertiary prevention is needed in which stage of the natural history of disease?

Tertiary prevention involves rehabilitation, prevention of permanent disability, and disability limitations appropriate for convalescents, the disabled, complicated cases, and the terminally ill (those in the terminal stage of a disease).


#5. The nurse is caring for a primigravid client in the labor and delivery area. Which condition would place the client at risk for disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC)?

Intrauterine fetal death, abruptio placentae, septic shock, and amniotic fluid embolism may trigger normal clotting mechanisms; if clotting factors are depleted, DIC may occur. Placenta accreta, dysfunctional labor, and premature rupture of the membranes aren’t associated with DIC.


#6. A fullterm client is in labor. Nurse Betty is aware that the fetal heart rate would be:

A rate of 120 to 160 beats/minute in the fetal heart is appropriate for filling the heart with blood and pumping it out to the system.


#7. The skin in the diaper area of a 7 month old infant is excoriated and red. Nurse Hazel should instruct the mother to:

Decreasing the amount of time the skin comes into contact with wet soiled diapers will help heal the irritation.


#8. Nurse Carlo Agasi knows that the common cardiac anomalies in children with Down Syndrome (trisomy 21) is

Endocardial cushion defects are seen most in children with Down syndrome, asplenia, or polysplenia.


#9. Marilou Satera was diagnosed with severe preeclampsia is now receiving I.V. magnesium sulfate. The adverse effects associated with magnesium sulfate is:

Decreased urine output may occur in clients receiving I.V. magnesium and should be monitored closely to keep urine output at greater than 30 ml/hour because magnesium is excreted through the kidneys and can easily accumulate to toxic levels.


#10. A 23 year old client is having her menstrual period every 2 weeks that last for 1 week. This type of menstrual pattern is bets defined by

Menorrhagia is an excessive menstrual period.