NLE 2013 Exam Reviewer Actual Tips, Review Questions and Scope of written test

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Take NLE Review 2013

Here with us at NLE Board Exam Result blog, we care for nurses and we’d like all of you to pass the licensure as much as we have been providing useful information to all nurses who are looking to be included in the official PRC list of NLE 2013 passers. In relation to this, here is a tip that might help you in the future if you are about to take the exam this coming December 2012 because we all know that the test has already taken place for June-July 2012 schedule. We hope this help some if not all who are looking to be certified registered nurses (RN) in the Philippines.

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According to, the Philippine Nurse Licensure Examination (PNLE) comprises a 500-item divided into a set of multiple choice questionaire set for a 2-day exam. This is officially administered and 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

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