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

978-0132574952 Chapter 03 Part 2

August 31, 2019
2. A nurse collects data related to allergies but fails to document all reported allergies.
3. A clinic manager uses secondary storage for storing clinical records offline.
4. A number of printed media clinical records are discarded in the regular trash dumpster.
Question 14
Type: MCSA
Which of the following statements is not part of the data storage process?
1. Environmental control and conditions maximize the shelf life for media
2. Data storage on magnetic tape is a long-term solution to data storage
3. A contingency plan is developed to prevent the loss of data
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4. The state dictates the length of time client records are stored
Question 15
Type: MCSA
All members of the nurse manager's staff have attended classes that emphasized appropriate system access, input
device use, potential harmful effects associated with incorrect data, data verification techniques, and error
correction. They received a certificate indicating proficiency in the use of the input device and computer systems.
These staff members will not require additional training unless the technology changes significantly. Which of the
following suggests that this statement is false?
1. Continuing education is only necessary with significant changes.
2. Continuing education should be consistent.
3. Continuing education should be performed when time permits.
4. Continuing education is essential for point-of-care staff only.
Question 16
Type: MCSA
The night shift charge nurse is being promoted to the position of mental health unit nurse manager. The supervisor
would contact the database administrator (DBA) to allow the nurse manager access to needed data required for
this new position. Which of the following suggests this is a correct statement?
1. The DBA is responsible for overseeing all activities related to maintaining the database.
2. The database administrator has no authority over the management of data input.
3. The mental health manager should not have access to the database.
4. The mental health manager does not have to communicate with the database manager and ask for permission
for access.
Question 17
Type: MCSA
No agreement exists among health care groups in the United States regarding a common electronic data
interchange (EDI) standard. This statement is true because of which of the following?
1. Experts have not yet finished the discussion phase leading to an agreement.
2. There is an agreement among health care groups because there is no need for a common EDI.
3. Agreements are part of the national health care reform initiative.
4. Health groups have isolated databases while working toward unification.
Question 18
Type: MCSA
Data integrity is crucial to the success of professional nursing practice. Which of the following phrases identifies
its relevance to quality care?
1. Data integrity provides a systematic approach to the care of the patient.
2. The use of authentic data ensures mistakes are avoided.
3. All data entered into the system are accurate.
4. Data integrity is a driving force in treatment decision making.
Question 19
Type: MCSA
The best teaching method to assure nurses are competent with laptops and handheld devices is which of the
following?
1. A class based on relevant learning objectives with student demonstration of competence.
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2. Point-of-care orientation
3. Online orientation
4. Written directions found in a central location
Question 20
Type: FIB
_______________________________ is the process of controlling the collection, storage, retrieval, and use of
data to optimize accuracy and utility while safeguarding integrity.
Standard Text:
Correct Answer: Data management.
Rationale : Data management is defined as the process of controlling the collection, storage, retrieval, and use of
data to optimize accuracy and utility while safeguarding integrity.
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Remembering
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Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Teaching and Learning
Learning Outcome:
Question 21
Type: MCSA
Technology committee members debate the merits of online versus offline storage. Which response is the most
accurate when describing data storage?
1. Online storage is a slower retrieval system.
2. Offline storage provides access to current data.
3. Offline storage is used for data that are needed less frequently.
4. Online storage provides limited access to current data.
Question 22
Type: FIB
Data retrieval most commonly occurs as a function of a ________________________ in conjunction with
secondary storage media
Standard Text:
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Correct Answer: Software application.
Rationale : Data retrieval most commonly occurs as a function of a software application in conjunction with
secondary storage media
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Remembering
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Communication and Documentation
Learning Outcome:
Question 23
Type: MCSA
Which of the following terms is a knowledge management tool that engages software to uncover inter-
relationships within large data-sets?
1. Data mining
2. Knowledge discovery
3. Data destruction
4. Data cleansing
Question 24
Type: MCSA
Knowledge discovery in databases offers the health care team trended patterns that can be transformed into useful
data. Which nursing role can best benefit from knowledge discovery as it pertains to evidence-based practice?
1. The nurse as administrator
2. The nurse as educator
3. The nurse as researcher
4. The nurse at point of care
Question 25
Type: MCSA
Which of the following statements is true about knowledge discovery and the role of the nurse?
1. Point-of-care nurses do not have the education to translate knowledge into best practice models.
2. Nurses have the ability to translate knowledge into improved practice patterns.
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3. Nurses cannot act upon data unless in collaboration with other health care professionals.
4. Attending physicians rather than nurses are in the best position to deliver high-quality and cost-effective care
that is dependent upon their ability to translate knowledge (evidence) into practice.
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