Book Title
Handbook of Informatics for Nurses & Healthcare Professionals 5th Edition

978-0132574952 Chapter 09 Part 2

August 31, 2019
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 10
Type: MCSA
Usability tests are systematic and structured examinations of the effectiveness, efficiency or satisfaction of any
component or interactions in the human–computer interaction framework(s). Which of the following is an
example of a usability test?
1. Identifying appropriate hours to offer patients sleep medication
2. Completing a longitudinal study of nursing effectiveness during lunch hours
3. Exploring time management strategies in central supply
4. Describing the satisfaction with a new computerized provider order entry (CPOE) application.
Question 11
Type: MCSA
Which of the following types of usability studies consists of a detailed review of a sequence of real or proposed
actions to complete a task in a system?
1. Simplified usability tests using early prototypes
2. Cognitive walkthrough
3. Heuristic evaluations or heuristic inspection methods
4. Exploratory test
Question 12
Type: MCMA
Usability studies can be used to support IT in a number of ways. Which of the following are reasons to complete
these studies in a health care setting?
Standard Text: Select all that apply.
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1. Assesses the adequacy of a design or redesign early in the systems life cycle
2. Helps determine or clarify users’ requirements determination
3. Creates an interest in learning the new system
4. Determines the actual price of the system
5. Supports infrastructure
Question 13
Type: MCSA
Which of the following entities does not support a role for informaticians in the future?
1. Informaticians require a graduate education.
2. The recent interest in usability will provide interesting work for health informaticists in the future.
3. Informaticians support the training of new systems.
4. Informaticians are key members of the life cycle discussions.
Question 14
Type: MCSA
Ethnographic studies have been incorporated within health care settings by informaticians to glean data at the
point of care. Which of the following statements about ethnography is true?
1. Ethnography is a quantitative method from anthropology and sociology that includes fieldwork and analysis of
people in cultural, social settings.
2. In ethnography researchers describe the person of interest’s point of view focusing on experience and
interactions in social settings rather than the actions themselves.
3. Ethnography is an outdated method of inquiry.
4. The use of ethnography is criticized as a method to determine HCI effectiveness.
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