PYRAMID TO SUCCESS IN PASSING THE PNLE and IELTS. Philippine Nurse Licensure Examination:. Comprehensive Licensure Examination for Nurses in the Philippines Consist of 5 sets of Tests; each has 100 item questions.
Comprehensive Licensure Examination for Nurses in the Philippines
Consist of 5 sets of Tests; each has 100 item questions
Length of time: 2 hours each; 3 subjects in the first day; the rests for the second day. Hour break between each exam.
Testing Center: According to family name
Be familiar with the Exam
Professional & Personal Development
Safe and Quality care
Envt. & Resources
NP 1: FUNDAMENTALS OF NURSING
NP 2: COMMUNITY HEALTH NURSING/ MATERNAL & CHILD
NP 3: MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING PART 1
NP 4: MEDICAL-SURGICAL NURSING PART 2
NP 5: PSYCHIATRIC NURSING
PHILIPPINE NURSE LICENSURE EXAMINATION
MS + FUNDA
230 (70 FUNDA)
where do you start?
SMOKE IF YOU WANT
COFFEE IF YOU WANT
Use TEST TAKING STRATEGI
Avoid asking “what if….?”
first, initial, immediate,
most or least likely, most appropriate
A nurse is caring for a client who just returned from the recovery room after undergoing abdominal surgery. The nurse monitors the client for which early sign of hypovolemic shock?
a. Increased pulse rate
b. Increased depth of respiration
d. Decreased deep tendon reflex
TRUE AND FALSE RESPONSE QUESTIONS
A client suspected of having meningitis is being scheduled for diagnostic tests. The nurse anticipates that which of the following diagnostic tests will most likely be prescribed to confirm the diagnosis?
White Blood cell count
Cortisone is prescribed for a client with adrenal insufficiency, and the nurse provides instructions to the client regarding the medication. Which of the following statements if made by the client would indicate a need for further instruction?
“I will eat a good breakfast everyday”
“I will avoid people with colds”
“I will limit my sodium intake”
“I will stop the medication when I feel better”
Look for the keywords
2. USE MASLOW’S
PHYSIOLOGICAL NEEDS FIRST
SAFETY AND SECURITY
LOVE AND BELONGINGNESS
The client with a diagnosis of cancer is receiving morphine sulfate 10mg subcutaneously every 3 to 4 hours for pain. When preparing the plan of care for the client, the nurse includes which priorityaction?
A nurse is reviewing the plan of care for a pregnant client with the diagnosis of sickle cell anemia. Which nursing diagnosis, if stated on the plan of care, would the nurse select as the highest priority?
Disturbed body image
Deficient fluid volume
Use the NURSING PROCESS
A nurse is teaching a client with coronary artery disease about dietary measures to follow. During the session, the client expresses frustration in learning the dietary regimen. The nurse would initially
Identify the cause of the frustration
Continue with the dietary regimen
Notify the physician
Tell the client that the diet needs to be
A nurse is reviewing the laboratory results of an infant suspected of having hypertrophic pyloric stenosis. Which of the following laboratory findings would the nurse most likely to expect to note in this infant?
A blood pH of 7.50
A blood pH of 7.30
A blood bicarbonate of 22 mEq/L
A blood bicarbonate of 19 mEq/L
A nurse is caring for a client with angina pectoris who begins to experience chest pain. The nurse administers a sublingual nitroglycerin tablet sublingually as prescribed, but the pain is unrelieved. The nurse should take which of the following actions next?
Contact the physician
Call the client’s family
Administer another nitroglycerin tablet
Reposition the client
When answering the question, use the process of elimination and look for similar options.
Often, SIMILAR OPTIONS ARE INCORRECT.
USUALLY, ONE OF THE OPPOSITE OPTIONS IS THE CORRECT ANSWER.
Practice Question: Eliminate Similar Options
A nurse is assigned to care for a group of clients. On review of the client’s medical records, the nurse determines that which client is at risk for excess fluid volume?
The client with ileostomy
The client taking diuretics
The client who requires gastrointestinal suctioning
The client with renal failure
A nurse is providing safety instructions to the mother of a child with hemophilia and tells the mother to do which of the following to promote a safe environment for a child?
Remove the toys with a sharp edges from the child’s toy box
Allow the child to play with toys only if a parent is present.
Place a helmet and elbow pads on the child every day.
Allow the child to play indoors only.
PSYCHIA: FOCUS ON THE FEELINGS! FOCUSED ON THE PATIENT! SAFETY FIRST
Absolutes are mostly wrong
SAFE AND TRIAGE- AIRWAY FIRST
QUALIFIERS are often correct
IDENTIFY UMBRELLA EFFECT ANSWERS
Use Nursing process
DON’T DELGATE “A.T.E”
Guess only if needed
After the Examination: QUARANTINE
Surrender everything to God.
Congratulate your self. You have done your best.
How the Test is Given? QUARANTINE
Rules in IELTS QUARANTINE
General Rule: As the test Progresses, the difficulty arises
Golden Rule: Give to the monkey only that which the monkey wants
Required Band Scores QUARANTINE