Type
Quiz
Book Title
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals 5th Edition
ISBN 13
978-0132574952

978-0132574952 Chapter 01 Part 2

August 31, 2019
3. The statement is true because most consumers have Internet access.
4. The statement is true because of the steep learning curve associated with searching the Internet.
Question 13
Type: MCSA
The role of the informatics nurse does not include assessing the usability of devices for health care consumers.
This statement is false because of which of the following reasons?
1. The informatics nurse approves the usability of devices.
2. The development of policy regarding usability is an important part of the informatics nurse’s role.
3. The informatics nurse is concerned more with the actual device than the usability.
4. The informatics nurse’s role is to work only with the nursing staff and not patients.
Question 14
Type: MCSA
Over the next few years, nursing informatics and other health informatics disciplines will crisscross, resulting in
more interdisciplinary projects. This statement is true because of which of the following reasons?
1. Nurse informatics specialists will work collaboratively with other disciplines to develop user-friendly systems.
2. Nurse informatics specialists will work with other disciplines in an attempt to gain control over the use of the
health care technology.
3. Nurse informatics specialists understand all of the disciplines and are able to effect changes in technology.
4. Nurse informatics specialists are knowledgeable about the needs of the typical consumer of technology.
Question 15
Type: MCSA
The best estimate of the number of informatics nurses needed over the next few years is which of the following?
1. 500 to 1500
2. 6000 to 12,000
3. 2000 to 5000
4. 15,000 to 25,000
12,000. Nursing, health care, clinical informatics graduate programs, and biomedical informatics programs
collectively lag behind projected needs.
Rationale 3: Your chosen response is too low. Projections for the number of informatics nurses needed over the
next few years range from 6000 to 12,000. Nursing, health care, clinical informatics graduate programs, and
biomedical informatics programs collectively lag behind projected needs.
Rationale 4: Your chosen response is too high. Projections for the number of informatics nurses needed over the
next few years range from 6000 to 12,000. Nursing, health care, clinical informatics graduate programs, and
biomedical informatics programs collectively lag behind projected needs.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Remembering
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts:
Learning Outcome:
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Question 16
Type: MCSA
There are no available nursing informatics programs including doctoral degrees; therefore, nurses prepare for
advanced practice through medical informatics curriculum. This answer is false because of which of the following
reasons?
1. There are a number of accredited advanced nursing education programs in informatics in the United States.
2. Advanced degrees in nursing informatics are available only online in the United States.
3. There is limited interest in advanced education in nursing informatics.
4. There are advanced degrees available in nursing informatics, however, with technology experience there is no
need for advanced theoretical education.
Question 17
Type: MCMA
Knowledge management is a structured process for the generation, storage, distribution, and application of what
kind of knowledge in the organization?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
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1. Chronological knowledge
2. Redundant knowledge
3. Tacit knowledge (personal experience)
4. Generational knowledge
5. Explicit knowledge (evidence)
Question 18
Type: MCMA
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) incorporated the foundation provided by the American
Nurses Association (ANA) in its definition of nursing informatics and scope and standards of practice. Applicants
for the Informatics Nurse credentialing examination are required to meet which of the following minimum
criteria?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Advanced graduate education in nursing informatics (or related field)
2. Equivalent of two years of full-time professional practice
3. Professional clinical practice for at least 500 hours
4. Baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing (or relevant field baccalaureate)
5. Current, active license as a professional nurse
Question 19
Type: MCSA
Nursing informatics employs information and computer technology to support all aspects of nursing practice,
including research. Which is an example of supporting research?
1. Development of a standardized nursing language
2. Identifying evidence of best clinical nursing practices
3. Familiarity with spreadsheets and statistics software and analysis
4. Housing collected client data within automated record systems
Question 20
Type: MCSA
Which of the following is not associated with information literacy?
1. Recognizing when information is needed
2. Ability to find, evaluate, and effectively use information
3. Familiarity with the use of personal computers and software
4. Understanding ethical issues surrounding the use of information
Question 21
Type: MCSA
Which role is only appropriate for the informatics nurse specialist (INS)?
1. Disseminating information for appropriate health care uses
2. Transforming data into information
3. Transforming information into knowledge
4. The design of nursing research protocols and databases
Question 22
Type: MCMA
Which of the following examples demonstrate how nursing informatics helps to support nursing practice?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Quick access to computer-archived patient data from previous encounters
2. Computer-generated client documentation including discharge instructions
3. Computer-generated nursing care plans and critical pathways
4. Tools to assist consumers in assuming greater responsibility for payment for services
5. Prompts that appear during documentation to ensure comprehensive charting