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

978-0132574952 Chapter 01 Part 3

August 31, 2019
Learning Outcome:
Question 23
Type: MCSA
Information is defined as which of the following?
1. The management and processing of facts
2. Interpreted data
3. A collection of numbers, characters, or facts that are needed for analysis and possible action
4. A synthesis of data derived from several sources to produce a single concept or idea
Question 24
Type: MCSA
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Nurses need to become skilled at using patient-centered IT tools to access information that can expand their
knowledge in a just-in-time, evidence-based approach. Which one of these answers best indicates the nurse is
functioning as a knowledge worker?
1. The nurse assumes the role of knowledge user.
2. The nurse shifts from primarily using critical thinking to also using critical synthesis.
3. The nurse assumes the roles of data gatherer and information user.
4. The nurse utilizes computerized assessment and documentation forms, including prompts.
Question 25
Type: MCSA
The TIGER initiative is an acronym for which of the following?
1. Technology Information Grants Electronic Records
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2. Technological Initiative Given Electronic Reform
3. Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform
4. Technology Information Guiding Electronic Reports
Question 26
Type: MCSA
The Quality and Safety Education for Nursing (QSEN) project sets an agenda to improve the quality and safety of
the health care delivery system. To achieve the goals set by QSEN, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) suggested the
following competencies for nurses except for which of the following?
1. Patient centered care
2. Team work and collaboration
3. Informatics and evidence-based practice
4. Professional code of conduct
Question 27
Type: MCSA
Technology has been useful in reducing errors by assisting the health care team to identify the patient before
rendering care. The most common way for nurses to identify patients using technology is through which of the
following?
1. Handheld devices
2. Use of barcodes
3. Use of computers on wheels
4. Reviewing patient monitors
Question 28
Type: FIB
CPOE is an acronym for_____________.
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: Computerized Physician Order Entry
Rationale : CPOE is an acronym for Computerized Physician Order Entry. CPOE is a process in which the health
care provider such as the physician enters patient orders through the hospital information system.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Remembering
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub:
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: Assessment
Learning Outcome:
Question 29
Type: MCSA
Access to patient care data and utilization of nursing research are essential components of evidence-based practice
designed to increase patient safety and provide quality care. Which of the following can technology cannot be
employed to remove barriers to information and evidence-based practice?
1. Online report cards
2. Handheld devices
3. Electronic spreadsheet software to manage data
4. World Wide Web
Question 30
Type: FIB
The ________________ has advanced, graduate education in nursing informatics or a related field and may hold
ANCC certification.
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: Informatics Nurse Specialist (INS)
Rationale : The INS has advanced, graduate education in nursing informatics or a related field and may hold
ANCC certification. The INS needs to play an active role in research and theory development and in the design
and testing of information systems and the human-computer interface; he or she also needs to help shape policy
and serve as an advocate for the design and use of informatics to serve other health care professionals and the
public. Other facets of the INS role include responsibilities in administration, telehealth, education and
professional development, compliance issues, and discovery in databases and analysis. The INS is prepared to
assess work processes and subsequently design, select, implement, and evaluate data structures and suggested
technology intended to improve productivity and contribute to the body of nursing knowledge.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Understanding
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub:
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Teaching and Learning
Learning Outcome:
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Question 31
Type: MCSA
The reason that nursing lags behind in the education of nursing informatics specialists is because of which of the
following?
1. The surplus of nursing informatics professionals in the hospital setting
2. The lack of qualified faculty in graduate programs
3. Too few nurses are interested in the specialty area
4. Nursing informatics is an expensive specialty with little government funding
Question 32
Type: FIB
___________________________ fills in the educational gap between undergraduate and graduate nursing
education programs in informatics.
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: Continuing education programs
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Rationale : Continuing education programs are useful in providing continued and up to date information about
nursing informatics and technology in health care. Continuing education is shorter and less expensive than a
graduate degree.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Understanding
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub:
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Teaching and Learning
Learning Outcome:
Question 33
Type: MCSA
Which of the following groups have been selected to help drive the changes necessary to transform the health care
delivery system, improve quality of services delivery, and improve safety?
1. Software engineers
2. Members of TIGER initiative
3. Members of the Institute of Medicine
4. Informatics nurse specialists
Question 34
Type: MCSA
The Informatics Nurse Specialist is an integral member of the health care team with the expertise to:
1. Create a vision of what is possible in the specialty of informatics.
2. Create standardized nursing languages.
3. Create interactive web sites .
4. Create strategic plans for hardware improvement
Question 35
Type: MCSA
Which of the following answers is the best definition of data?
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1. Data are a collection of numbers, characters, or facts that are gathered according to some perceived need for
analysis and possibly action at a later point in time.
2. Data are the synthesis of information derived from several sources to produce a single concept or idea.
3. The definition of data is knowledge used appropriately to manage and solve problems.
4. The general term data is used to refer to the management and processing of information with the assistance of
computers.
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