Nurse Licensure Examination Review Questions

The Philippine Nurse Licensure Examination (PNLE) is a 500-item, multiple choice, 2-day exam given by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) – Board of Nursing (BON) to test basic nursing level competency and subsequently for one to become a Registered Nurse (RN).

 

It is divided into five (5) PARTS that contains one hundred (100) questions each. They are:

1. Nursing Practice I: Basic Foundation of Nursing and Professional Nursing Practice (100 items)
2. Nursing Practice II: Community Health Nursing and Care of the Mother and Child (100 items)
3. Nursing Practice III: Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations, Part A (100 items)
4. Nursing Practice IV: Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations, Part B (100 items)
5. Nursing Practice V: Care of Clients with Physiologic and Psychosocial Alterations, Part C (100 items)

 

The questions of these five (5) PARTS of the NLE are based on the knowledge, skills and attitude of an entry-level nurse in the following five (5) MAJOR SUBJECT AREAS:

1. Fundamentals of Nursing including Professional Adjustment
2. Maternal and Child Health Nursing
3. Community Health and Communicable Disease Nursing
4. Nursing of Adolescents, Adults and Aged
5. Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing

 

The following five (5) AREAS OF KNOWLEDGE will be integrated in each of the five (5) MAJOR SUBJECT AREAS mentioned above:

1. Anatomy and Physiology
2. Pathophysiology
3. Pharmacology and Therapeutics
4. Nutrition and Diet Therapy
5. Parasitology and Microbiology

 

Furthermore, the PNLE will test competencies in relation to the eleven (11) KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES contained in the National Core Competency Standards for Filipino Nurses by the Board of Nursing (BON). They are:

1. Safe and quality nursing care
2. Communication
3. Collaboration and teamwork
4. Health education
5. Legal responsibilities
6. Ethico-moral-spiritual responsibilities
7. Personal and professional development
8. Management of resources and environment
9. Records management
10. Research
11. Quality improvement

 

The following are review questions that could be of aid to a test-taker of the PNLE (more set of questions will be added SOON):

1. Community Health and Communicable Disease Nursing (Set 1)

2. Fundamentals of Nursing including Professional Adjustment (Set 1)

3. Fundamentals of Nursing including Professional Adjustment (Set 2)

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