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

978-0132574952 Chapter 08 Part 2

August 31, 2019
Rationale 2: A thorough understanding of how information is currently collected and processed is the starting
point in performing a needs assessment. This is also known as assessing the internal environment. Methods for
accomplishing this include questionnaires and observation of day-to-day activities (Saba & McCormick, 1996).
Rationale 3: A thorough understanding of how information is currently collected and processed is the starting
point in performing a needs assessment. This is also known as assessing the internal environment. Methods for
accomplishing this include questionnaires and observation of day-to-day activities (Saba & McCormick, 1996).
Rationale 4: A thorough understanding of how information is currently collected and processed is the starting
point in performing a needs assessment. This is also known as assessing the internal environment. Methods for
accomplishing this include questionnaires and observation of day-to-day activities (Saba & McCormick, 1996).
Global Rationale:
Cognitive Level: Applying
Client Need: Safe Effective Care Environment
Client Need Sub: Management of Care
Nursing/Integrated Concepts: Nursing Process: Assessment
Learning Outcome:
Question 12
Type: MCSA
Which of the following methods can be used to collect information in order to determine information system
requirements?
1. Schedule a focus group of maintenance personnel.
2. Send questionnaires to corporate partners.
3. Interview point-of-care staff only.
4. Interview staff members from each department.
Question 13
Type: MCMA
The information system life cycle in the text is divided into phases. Which of the following are considered part of
the life cycle process?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Needs assessment
2. System selection
3. Problem solving
4. Implementation
5. Maintenance
Question 14
Type: MCSA
The needs assessment committee starts the process by examining which organization document?
1. Critical pathways
2. Staffing schedules
3. Mission statement
4. Memos from chief financial officer
Question 15
Type: MCSA
The selection and implementation of an information system occurs through a well-defined process known as
which of the following?
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1. Request for proposal
2. Decision making
3. Strategic planning
4. Life cycle
Question 16
Type: MCMA
Which of the following should the needs assessment committee do as a first step in the process of determining the
organization's information needs?
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Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. Examining the vision of the organization
2. Using brainstorming to defining the expectations of the information system
3. Examining the strategic plan
4. Examining the mission statement
5. Establishing goals to guide the work of the committee
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Question 17
Type: MCMA
Which of the following accurately describes the process of determining system requirements?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
1. The list of "musts" and "wants" are compiled from information gathered during numerous interviews.
2. Include only those criteria that are necessary at the present time and not in the future.
3. During the interview process the interviewers use a rating scale to weight the list of "musts" and "wants" from
one to ten.
4. After the interviews are completed, the selection committee members use a rating scale to weight the list of
"musts" and "wants" from one to ten.
5. The criteria are grouped into functional categories to present a full picture of the system requirements.
Question 18
Type: MCSA
Once the decision has been made as to which vendor's system to purchase, which department of the organization
completes the final negotiations?
1. Information technology
2. Chief operating officer
3. Selection committee
4. Legal department
Question 19
Type: MCSA
The methodology to assure the request for proposal (RFP) is structured to ensure successful system selection
includes which of the following criteria?
1. Develop well constructed questions
2. Create a long list of elaborate questions
3. Request a quick review of the organization's needs
4. Selection of the final team to implement the system
5. Randomly ranked requirements
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Question 20
Type: MCSA
How long did Melanson, Lindeman, and Jarolim (2007) note that it would take from the time that a committee is
formed until a health care information system selection is finalized?
1. 14 months
2. Two years
3. Six months
4. Three years
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